Maiduguri - The Borno State government said on Wednesday that it had reviewed upward the 7pm to 6am curfew in Maiduguri due to the Ramadan fast.
Governor Kashim Shettima disclosed this in a radio and television broadcast to the state in Maiduguri.
Shettima said that the curfew would now hold between 9.30pm and 6am daily.
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He said that the new curfew period would be effective as from Thursday.
Shettima said that the object was to allow Muslim faithful in the state perform their religious obligations during the fasting period.