The Borno Government on Friday announced the extension of curfew in Maiduguri for another seven days from 8:00 p.m. to 6: 00 a.m. The government on Monday rescheduled the curfew hitherto observed between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. to run between Jan. 2 and 6. A statement by Dr Muhammad Bulama, the Commissioner for Information, said the curfew was extended to Jan. 12.
Bulama said that the curfew was based on “strong” advice of the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole. “The state government hereby announces the extension of the rescheduled curfew time earlier announced 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. every day by another one week. “In other words, the prevailing curfew regime is to now last until Friday, 12th January, 2018.”