North East

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

85 per cent of IDPs return home in Yobe – Official

In Gulani Local Government Area, over 98 per cent of the displaced persons have returned.

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam

Yobe govt provides 2,500 hectares of land to Nigerian govt for grazing reserve

The government has demarcated 1,510 km of routes across in the last seven years.

University of Maiduguri gate

Multiple suicide bombings rock University of Maiduguri

The police have so far confirmed two deaths including that of a security personnel.


Taraba violence: Nigerian Army blames politicians as Governor Ishaku denies ordering killing of Fulanis

At least 18 people have been killed in the violence in the Mambilla Plateau part of Taraba.

Igbo Community in Borno State on Saturday held a peace meeting with the people of the state

Borno, Igbo community condemn eviction order

Both sides agree on peaceful coexistence.


Death toll in Taraba violence rises to 18

The Acting President has ordered the deployment of more security personnel to the area.


Osinbajo condemns violent attacks in Taraba, orders security reinforcements

The Acting President also ordered the provision of relief materials to be delivered to the affected communities.

Nigerian Army

16 women kidnapped as survivors narrate ‘shocking’ details of Boko Haram ambush of ‘secure’ convoy

“We can’t continue like this; we have to take the war to them; waiting for them to come and be repelled cannot help us,” a survivor said.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Taraba killings: Fulani communities call for Osinbajo’s intervention

The police confirmed seven people dead in the violence.

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

Returning Nigerian refugees could create new crisis as rainy season starts – UNHCR

“A new emergency, just as the rainy season is starting, has to be avoided at all costs.”

Senator Danjuma Goje

N5bn Loan Facility: No money paid into Goje’s account – Prosecution Witness

Mr. Goje is facing an 18- count charge of conspiracy and money laundering.

Maize farm [Photo: HapaKenya]

Nigeria projects N2.98 billion to check Armyworm invasion

The worms have been confirmed in 22/) states.

FILE PHOTO: Murtala Nyako stepping into the court

Alleged N29 billion fraud: Court admits more exhibits against Nyako, son, others

The former governor and three others are standing trial before Justice Okon Abang on a 37-count charge.

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku

Normalcy returns to Taraba community after ethnic clash

The police said two people were killed in the clash.
Normalcy is gradually returning to Sardauna Local Government of Taraba after a clash between Fulani and Mambilla tribes, resulting to loss of lives and burning down of several houses on Sunday.

Killed suicide bomber

NEMA confirms 16 killed in Maiduguri suicide attacks

“A total of four suicide bombers were involved in the incidents.”

FILE PHOTO: Scene of bomb blast in Kuje main market, Abuja

Eight feared dead as suicide bombers attack Maiduguri

About 30 people are feared injured from the attack.


Violence erupts in Taraba community, three feared killed

The violence is suspected to be between the Kakas and Fulani ethnic groups.

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam

Igbos can’t be intimidated, threatened in Yobe — Governor Gaidam

The governor is the latest to condemn the recent threat by northern youth.

Bauch State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar

Bauchi Gov. travels to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment

The governor would be away for 17 days, an official said.


Heavy downpour cuts off two Adamawa LGAs

Madagali and Michika have been cut off from other parts of the state.

Herdsmen, cattle dealers storm Taraba Assembly protest against anti-grazing bill

Hundreds of herdsmen, cattle dealers storm Taraba Assembly, protest anti-grazing bill

The protesters said the bill, if passed into law, would violate the rights of Fulanis and herdsmen in the state.

Victims of the Rann camp bombing receiving treatment at the Maiduguri Specialist hospital

VSF provides extra N20 million for treatment of terror victims in Borno hospitals

In 2015, the VSF made a donation of N20 million each to the two hospitals.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

Under fire, political thugs on the run in Adamawa

Politicians describe the disappearance of the thugs as a huge relief

FILE PHOTO: Boko Haram

Boko Haram raid Adamawa village for food, medicine

Local hunters and soldiers repelled the attackers as residents fled.

Abubakar Shekau in new video

In new video, Boko Haram leader Shekau claims victory in Maiduguri attack, gives condition for ceasefire

The Boko Haram attacked the Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri on Thursday.