North East

Aid Workers Kidnapped by Boko Haram

AAH condemns murder of its aid workers by Boko Haram faction

Action Against Hunger condemns these latest killings in the strongest terms.

Aid Workers Kidnapped by Boko Haram

Boko Haram faction kills four kidnapped aid workers

PREMIUM TIMES reported how the six aid workers were kidnapped on July 19 in Borno when armed gunmen attacked their vehicles.

A convoy of FRSC Officials used to illustrate the story

25 die in Bauchi auto crash – Police

Only one commuter survived the crash, the police say.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police parade 56 suspects in Borno

The police said the suspects apprehended at different times and locations over alleged robbery, act of terrorism, cattle rustling and criminal intimidation.

Indian hemp impounded by the Nigeria Customs

Police parade 56 suspects in Borno

The police say a truck driver (name withheld), was arrested in Maiduguri, on December 9, while transporting a large quantity of Indian hemp.

Police officers used to illustrate the story (Photo Credit:

Gunmen kidnap director, principal, others in Adamawa

The police confirm the kidnap of three people.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Borno governor suspends 200 ‘absentee’ teachers

The governor was in the local government mainly to distribute food items to the IDPs.

An IDPs Camp in Adamawa used to illustrate the story

Insurgency: 1,727 children reunite with families in Borno – UNICEF

The UN agency says the children were rehabilitated and trained on various trades before formal reintegration and reunification with their families.


Court sentences fake doctor to 54 years in jail

The convict will serve 10 years.

Goje Danjuma after meeting with Buhari

I won’t contest election at any level again – Goje

The three-term senator also served as governor of Gombe State

Nigerian Soldiers

Boko Haram: ICC may open war crime investigations in Nigeria next year

“An ICC investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the conflict in northeast Nigeria is now inevitable,” an official said.

commissioners taking their oath with gov. Buni watching

Yobe: Gov Buni shocks returning commissioners as he allocates portfolios

Gov Buni reminded the cabinet members that they would constantly be assessed by the citizens, especially in this age of social media.

Maimala Buni. [PHOTO CREDIT: NAN]

Yobe gov inaugurates 20 commissioners, special advisers

The governor urged the commissioners and special advisers to meet the expectations of the people.

Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri (Photo Credit: channelstv)

APC vows to challenge Appeal Court ruling upholding Fintiri’s victory

An official says the party is not satisfied with the ruling and will head to the Supreme Court to get justice.

Mama Boko Haram, Aisha Wakil during interview with PRNigeria

‘Mama Boko Haram’ arraigned for alleged N66 million fraud

Mrs Wakil, a lawyer, was arraigned alongside an associate, Tahiru Daura.


EFCC arraigns two humanitarian aid workers in Maiduguri over alleged N66m fraud

The aid workers were arraigned on a three-count charge of conspiracy and cheating

Security personnel on duty during elections

Police to deploy 5,000 personnel for Adamawa LG Poll

The election will hold on December 7.

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku

Taraba Assembly screens 23 commissioners

The legislature described all the nominees as men and women of proven character.

NYSC deploys 879 corps members to Borno

The registered corps members comprised of 459 males and 420 females.
The registered corps members comprised of 459 males and 420 females.

Nigeria Police Force

Gunmen kill two in Adamawa village

This is the third time the village will be coming under attack by rampaging gunmen suspected to be herders.

Borno governor, Babagana Zulum

Borno gov presents N134 billion appropriation bill for 2020

The bill consists of N67.54 billion recurrent expenditure and N66.96 billion capital expenditure.

Taraba State on map

Taraba Assembly elects new Speaker, Deputy

The election of Joseph Kunini followed the resignation of the former speaker, Peter Abel Diah, and his deputy, Muhammad Gwampo

Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Peter Abel Diah. [PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post]

Taraba Assembly Speaker resigns

Mr Diah says he resigned as speaker for personal reasons.

Gombe State on map

Gombe govt expresses delight over drop in HIV prevalence

HIV prevalence dropped in the state from 3.4 per cent in 2014 to 1.3 per cent in 2019.

IDPs used to illustrate the story.

Insurgency: NAF initiates free medical, feeding programme for displaced children

“Similarly; we have established a Level-2 hospital in Bama, which was intended to support IDPs in that axis.