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Schools to Reopen in Terror Ravaged Borno State

Kashim Shettima, Governor of Borno state, says public secondary schools in the state which have been shut since March 2013 will re-open for academic activities next Monday. He made the remark on Tuesday while receiving Mr Rolf Ree, the Norwegian ambassador to Nigeria at his office in Maiduguri. He said, however, that the action was [...]

OFFICIAL: 176 teachers killed in Nigeria’s restive north-east since 2011

One hundred and seventy-six teachers have been killed and 900 schools destroyed in Nigeria’s Borno state since Boko Haram militants intensified their violent attacks in 2011, officials said Thursday. The governor of the northeastern state Kashim Shettima revealed the horrifying statistics in a statement to a committee attempting to make the country’s schools safer. The [...]