North East

FILE PHOTO: A cross-section of internally displaced persons

Over 10,000 Nigerian refugees forced out by Cameroon arrive home

The refugees fled Nigeria in 2015 when Boko Haram attacked their communities.

FILE PHOTO: Army Checkpoint

Soldiers injured as female suicide bomber attacks military checkpoint

Wednesday’s attack came as the second of such incident around the neighbourhood in about 48 hours.

Fulani Herdsmen [Credit:]

Police confirm three deaths in fresh herdsmen attack in Taraba

A local chief says 11 people were killed.

Nigerian Army

Troops arrest Boko Haram suspect, kidnappers in Yobe

The suspect is being interrogated, the army said.

Senator Ndume's supporters

Ndume’s supporters protest as Saraki, Dino, other senators visit Maiduguri

Mr. Ndume was in March suspended for 180 days by his colleagues.

Remains of the suicide bombers

Again, suicide bombers attack University of Maiduguri

At least four people were killed in the Saturday attack.

Nigerian Police

Police arrest two over deadly market brawl

Two people died from the market violence.

baskets of tomatoes [Photo: Daily Post]

Disastrous tomato pest, Tuta Absoluta, returns, destroys tomatoes in three local govts

“The entire tomato farms in the three areas were devastated,” an official said.


Aisha Buhari meets 82 Chibok school girls in Abuja

The 82 girls were recently released by the Boko Haram in a swap deal.


NDLEA arrests herdsman with pistol in Gombe

One of the suspects claimed he found the gun in the bush while rearing cattle.


Suspected Atiku, Kwankwaso’s supporters clash over 2019

Residents accused the former vice president of influencing the emergence of a local chief.

A Hospital used to illustrate the story

As Gombe battles shortage of nurses, midwives, govt implements more reforms

Gombe currently has 163 doctors, 69 pharmacists, and 1159 nurses and midwives.

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

Borno official, accomplice, jailed for stealing rice meant for IDPs

The convicts colluded with a former council chairman to steal over 200 bags of rice donated by Danish Refugee Council.

Nigerian Air Force fighter jet

Many Boko Haram leaders killed in air raid – Official

‎Several arms were also recovered from the insurgents.

FILE PHOTO: Murtala Nyako stepping into the court

How accounts linked to ex-Governor Nyako got credited with N1.2 billion – Witness

Mr. Nyako, his son and senator, Abdul-Aziz Nyako, and seven others are being prosecuted.


Gombe govt ‘ready to implement N56, 000 minimum wage’

The state’s acting governor says the government accord workers’ welfare top priority.

IDP Camp

Plans to close Borno IDP camps May 29 shelved – NEMA

The emergency agency said current realities have forced the change in plans.

Kabiru Mijinyawa

Adamawa Assembly Speaker denies beating policeman

The police say they are investigating the matter.

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

U.S. announces additional $30 million humanitarian funding for North-east

“This new funding will support the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Nigeria.”

Mohammed Garba Gololo, member, representing Gamawa Federal Constituency

Another Nigerian lawmaker attacked by irate mob, house ransacked

The federal lawmaker had organised an event to distribute empowerment materials

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sadique Abubakar (L) welcoming the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, during the visit of the INEC Chairman to Nigerian Airforce Headquaters in Abuja on Thursday (27/4/17).

Boko Haram: INEC seeks Air Force’s help to airlift voter registration materials

The INEC said it was aware roads to the local governments were mined by Boko Haram

Farmers farming

Farmers form 90 per cent 2017 intending Taraba pilgrims – Official

The official said 1, 457 seats were allocated to Taraba by the National Hajj Commission.