North East

Nigerian Army

Toops neutralise two bandits, avert ethnic clash along Benue/Taraba border – Official

Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the bandits.


Tiv/Jukun Crisis: 22 feared killed in fresh attacks in Wukari

The two communities have been at war in the last three weeks, resulting in the loss of lives and property.

Boko Haram used to illustrate the story.

39 terrorists killed as Boko Haram attacks troops – Official

About 20 soldiers were also wounded in the battle.

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Protests in Adamawa as police allegedly torture vigilante to death

An irate mob takes to the streets of the state capital protesting the death of their colleague.

Boko Haram used to illustrate the story.

Boko Haram kills seven Chadian soldiers, injures 15 others

The army says it killed 63 Boko Haram fighters during the fighting near Lake Chad.

An IDPs Camp in Adamawa used to illustrate the story

Boko Haram: VSF empowers 17,000 women in North-east

Mr Ochoche said the organisation has also initiated a livelihood programme aimed at improving the economic conditions of the victims of the insurgency.

Nigerian Police officers on duty

Adamawa businessman kidnapped

Mr Bashar is a wholesale distributor who deals in various commodities at the Jimeta modern market.

Leah Sharibu

Senate urges FG to reactivate dialogue for Leah Sharibu’s release

Leah is one of the 115 pupils abducted by Boko Haram from Science Secondary School Dapchi, Yobe State on February 19, 2018.


NEMA begins resettlement of returnees to Borno community

The army earlier forcefully evacuated the residents of Jakana.

court of appeal

Court strikes out application by Bauchi PDP senatorial candidate

Garba Dahiru asked the court to declare him the winner of the February 23 election.

Boko Haram used to illustrate the story.

Boko Haram attacks Damaturu

The attack started at about 6pm, a source says.

Nigerian Army

Military relocates residents from ‘Boko Haram hideout’

Jakana, a village near Maiduguri, is amongst the most attacked communities in Borno.

Nigeria Police

Gunmen kill 21 in Kaduna — Police

President Buhari condemns the killings, and asks Nigerians to “refrain from comments that could fuel further conflict”.

Nigerian senate chambers where senators attend plenary

Senate confirms chairman, members of North-East Development Commission

The Commission will coordinate the rebuilding of the Boko Haram insurgency-ravaged region

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Five killed, 45 injured in Maiduguri bomb explosion — SEMA

Two female suicide bombers detonated IED vests strapped to their bodies.


ATBU Bauchi gets new Vice-Chancellor

The statement added that the tenure of the new vice-chancellor will be for a period of five years.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

Adamawa to set up Special Court to try rape cases

The state government says old women of 70 to 80 years as well as babies of two years have been raped.

Air force officer who raped 14-year-old

Military court dismisses air force officer who raped 14-year-old

The dismissed soldier is also expected to serve a jail term.

Governor Kashim Shettima

Governor declines signing new contracts ‘that’ll be inherited by successor

“I will suggest that any company looking for new imports that will extend May 29 to get done, should please wait for the incoming Governor. I will not impose any contractor on him,” Mr Shettima said.

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

How I buried my two grandchildren while fleeing Boko Haram attack – Octogenarian

The grandmother and her surviving grandchildren now live in Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri

Senator Danjuma Goje

Senate Presidency: Group asks Goje to declare interest

Ahmed Lawan and Ali Ndume are other contenders for the position from North East geo-political zone.

Explosive remnants kill 565 persons in North-east in 2018 – UN

The agency says the presence of explosive hazards is a barrier to accessing the majority of land for agriculture activities.