North East


3.4 million people need nutrition support in North-east – UN

The UN agency added that effective modalities were evolved to streamline the Infant and Young Child Feeding scheme.

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Nigeria Air Force bombs Boko Haram base, kills many – Official

Official says military committed to decimating insurgents.

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima

Monkeypox: Borno reopens schools following calm

Pandemonium erupted in schools when stories circulated in Maiduguri, alleging that pupils would be immunised with contaminated monkey pox vaccine

Ballot boxes

INEC registers 47,415 eligible voters in Taraba

Registration of voters will resume October 30

Pandemonium in Maiduguri

UPDATED: Pandemonium in Maiduguri as ‘killer monkeypox vaccine’ rumour spreads

The state says it is monitoring the development.

Ahmed Makarfi

Zoning tears PDP apart

Some ‘major stakeholders’ set out a controversial zoning formula.

Former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State

Sule Lamido’s corruption trial adjourned

The former Jigawa governor is being prosecuted by the EFCC.

Darius Ishaku

Taraba governor urges licensed miners to access C of O to avoid disruption

The governor says any mining title holder that refuses to take permission or access C of O would not be allowed to mine in Taraba henceforth


Cholera: UNICEF, Borno govt. create hand washing points in IDP camps

About 3000 cases of cholera were recently recorded in the IDP camps.

Nigerian Army

Boko Haram: Nigerian troops owed two months allowances cry out

The army says it is addressing the challenges.

Jolly Nyame

N1.64 billion fraud: Ex-Taraba Gov. Nyame justifies extra-budgetary expenditure

The former governor spent N2.1 billion when only N100 million was approved for his office.

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

Boko Haram: 86 percent of Borno IDPs not willing to return home – Report

“When 86 per cent of people tell us they aren’t ready to go home yet, we must listen.”

Boko Haram

No Borno local govt under Boko Haram control – Theatre Commander

The military says over 230 captives held by Boko Haram have been rescued.

INEC Registration

INEC registers 1,947 returnee IDPs in Adamawa town attacked by terrorists

The commission says relative peace has returned to Madagali

Boko Haram [Photo Credit: Pearl News]

40 Boko Haram terrorists to surrender – Official

“About 40 of the insurgents have come forward to surrender.”

Aliko Dangote

Controversy trails N50 million Dangote donation to displaced Mambilla communities

Thousands of herdsmen were reportedly displaced in the attacks.

yobe state map

Yobe schools resume after ‘injection’ rumour

Schools were hurriedly shut on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Soldiers

Nigerian Army denies ambush by ISIS linked Boko Haram

A foreign media reported on the alleged attack.


Pupils flee Yobe schools over “unusual” injection rumour

The rumour turned out to be baseless.

Boko Haram militants [Photo:]

Families launch appeal fund to defend detained Boko Haram suspects

The Nigerian government will begin trial of the suspects on Monday.


NEMA confirms death of zonal coordinator

The coordinator was reportedly found dead in his hotel room.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano

How I tackled herdsmen attacks, kidnappings in Anambra — Obiano

The governor says herdsmen received payments in come cases to end attacks.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Mob kill police inspector in Adamawa for allegedly shooting passenger

An eyewitness says the incident followed a disagreement over a N50 bribe

IDP Camp

VSF distributes 800 goats, cash to 200 families in Yobe

VSF says the initiative is aimed at ensuring food security for beneficiaries.


52,311 Borno children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency – Gov. Shettima

The governor says in the coming months the state will witness an enduring peace, stability and progress.