North East

Nigerian troopsused to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Army buries 19 soldiers killed by insurgents in Borno

About 23 soldiers were killed and 31 others wounded in November when insurgents attacked 157 Task Force Battalion, Metele.

Customs intercepts contraband worth N157 million in Bauchi

The figure shows an increase of N55 million compared to the seizures made in 2017.

Yobe on map

Yobe House of Assembly speaker resigns

A new speaker was elected by the lawmakers.

Lassa fever

Lassa fever: Gombe govt confirms death of four patients

53 cases of the disease have been recorded in the state.


Yobe govt establishes budget and planning departments in 17 LGAs

The governor says the move is aimed at enhancing the budgeting process for better performance.

Mrs. Buhari with Mrs. Nana Shettima, Dame Pauline Tallen and wife of Chief of Air Staff, Mrs. Abubakar

Aisha Buhari inaugurates nomadic school in Maiduguri

The school was named after Aisha Buhari by the Borno State Government.

Zamfara State map

Peace restored in Zamfara community attacked by bandits – Police

Some people were confirmed killed in the attack.

FAAN withdraws services from MMA2, Warri, Gombe airports

Arik Air is withdrawing its services from the airports.

Gombe State on map

Emir turbans five women in Gombe

The ceremony held at the emir’s palace in Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area

BAgs of food used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: Public Domain Pictures]

Saudi Arabia donates food items to Boko Haram victims

The food will be shared to displaced persons in Borno and Yobe states.

Newly promoted army officers to move to North East – Buratai

Mr Buratai gave the hint on Thursday in Abuja.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

Borno APC chieftain asks court to cancel governorship primary

Mr Mamman prayed the court to nullify the nomination of Babagana Umara-Zulum as the party’s governorship candidate.

Nigerian soldiers used to illustrate the story.

Prove you’re better trained than Boko Haram Buratai charges Nigeria’s Special Forces

“We do not have time for the chicken-hearted, the cowards,” the general told his soldiers.

Nigerian Mobile Police Officers

Boko Haram: Police deploy additional 2,000 combat officers for counter-insurgency duties

The surge is aimed at strengthening the police’s presence in the volatile North-east.


Borno govt begins removal of ‘unlicenced’ campaign posters, billboards

An official explains why his agency embarked in the exercise now generating controversy.

Former Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako. [Photo credit: OlaitanAjiboye]

Alleged N29bn Fraud: How Nyako, son laundered N1.8bn – Witness

The former Adamawa governor is being prosecuted by the EFCC.

FILE PHOTO: Nuhu Ribadu smiles to himself as fans cheer during a rally

APC Reconciliation Committee shun Ribadu, Modi in Adamawa

The committee has been described as illegal and one that does not enjoy the recognition of the mainstream APC stakeholders in the state.

Governor Kashim Shettima

Borno govt, opposition candidate clash over ‘removal’ of campaign posters, billboards

The state government denies allegations issued against it by the opposition candidate.

President Buhari visits wounded soldiers at Maimalari Military Cantonment Hospital in Maiduguri

Boko Haram: Borno situation would’ve been worse but for my administration – Buhari

The president also said the war against Boko Haram must be won.

Nigerian senate chambers

Gombe senator defects to APC

No reason was given for his defection

Nigerian troopsused to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Nigerian soldiers repel Boko Haram attack on Borno community – Official

The insurgents reportedly attempted to infiltrate Cross-Kauwa in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Pix: Daily Post Nigeria]

Boko Haram: Nigerian Army moves conference from Benin to Maiduguri

Mr Buhari was billed to inaugurate the Edo-Azura Power Plant and equally grace the annual army conference.

Hajj pilgrims

Gombe sponsors 225 Christians for 2018 pilgrimage

The pilgrims will be screened from November 29 to December 1.


2019 Hajj: Yobe begins collection of N300, 000 deposit

Each intending pilgrim is expected to deposit N300, 000 before the formal announcement of the total hajj fare.

Adamawa on map

Three suspected foreign kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

The suspects are Cameroonians.