Tag Archives: Borno State

DPR seals 10 fuel stations in Borno

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Wednesday said that it ha sealed 10 erring filling stations in Borno for various offences.  Bala Musa, its Deputy Co-ordinator in the North-East, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri. Musa said that that the stations had been sanctioned since the past three weeks for dispensing petrol above the ...

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Food prices fall in Maiduguri, amidst bumper harvest

As farmers began crop harvest, prices of local rice have dropped by about 25 per cent in Maiduguri, Borno, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. It was gathered that prices of the commodity had dropped in the past two months, since the beginning of crop harvest by farmers. Reports say that rice farmers had recorded bumper harvests this cropping ...

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Borno govt budgets N170.3bn for 2018

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has presented a N170.3billion budget to the State House of Assembly (BOSHA), for appropriation for the 2018 fiscal year. The Appropriation Bill, tagged: “Budget of Resettlement and Empowerment” is 7.3 per cent or N13billion lesser than last year’s N183.84 billion appropriation bills. Shettima said the “massive reconstructions of institutional structures,” destroyed by Boko Haram ...

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