North East

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Flood takes over residential areas in Maiduguri

Some of the affected areas include Polo, Gomari major roads and Bakassi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp


Court orders wife to return carpet, mattress to husband

The judge gave the order after Ms Zailani told the court that she was no longer interested in the union.

Customs official addressing journalists

Customs seize elephant tusks, buffalo horns in Adamawa

Smugglers were moving the illicit items along the River Benue in Adamawa State

Maimala Buni. [PHOTO CREDIT: NAN]

Yobe gets N10 billion loan to build 2,600 houses

The loan will be used to build houses in seven locations around the state.

Flood ravages Seven LGAs in Yobe

The flood is threatening harvests in this cropping season.

Vigilante group in Nigeria

13 Adamawa vigilante members killed in two months

Twenty members have also been injured, a commander said.

Umaru Fintiri

LG Election: Adamawa SIEC extends party primaries deadline

The election holds in November.

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku

What Gov. Ishaku is doing to end Jukun, Tiv crisis – Aide

The governor denies sponsoring the violence.

Nigerian Army after recapturing Mubi

Boko Haram: Wounded soldiers celebrate Sallah in hospital

The army says the feast was meant to encourage the recuperating soldiers.

Yobe on map

Floods destroy 300 houses in Yobe

The floods, which followed days of persistent rainfall, also destroyed schools and livestock.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Borno govt pays WAEC registration fees for 24, 323 indigent students

The government paid N152.6 million for May/June 2019 examination.

Bala Mohammed

Bauchi Governor blames Oshiomhole for Assembly crisis

The governor says the APC chairman “is (a) clear and present danger to political stability in Bauchi State.”

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

Bauchi Assembly crisis: Factional speaker, 16 others make U-turn, insist on fresh proclamation

The Bauchi State House of Assembly has been thrown into a deep leadership crisis following the election of the current speaker.

Gombe State on map

Gombe secures N3.4bn World Bank loan to fight malnutrition

Twelve states of the federation will benefit from 232 million dollars.

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi. [Photo credit: The Nation]

Bridge collapses in Nigerian university, kills four students; many missing

Angry students are protesting the accident and have barricaded roads.

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

N19.8 billion Withdrawal: Court freezes Bauchi Govt. Account

EFCC sought court’s request to freeze the account following last minute withdrawal of the money by the previous government.

File photo of Resident Doctors

Doctors shelve planned strike in Borno

The doctors said the development followed interventions by concern citizens and organisations, leading to a series of mediation between the doctors and management of the hospital.

Cattle used to illustrate the story.

Miyetti Allah leader shot dead

His death has been described by an official of MACBAN as being a possible reprisal attack.

FILE: A flooded neighborhood used to illustrate the story Valentine Franco/BJO/NAN

Seven killed by rainstorm in Yola — NEMA

Twenty houses were affected.

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

Bauchi governor ignores NASS, sends list of commissioners to Assembly

The nominees comprise 19 males and one female.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

UNIMAID professor who lost VC contest tops Borno governor’s list of commissioners

Mr Marte is known for his ongoing world class research on using local herbs for cancer therapy.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Governor suspends medical director, four doctors for abandoning duty

The affected doctors were not present when the governor visited at night.

Maimala Buni. [PHOTO CREDIT: NAN]

Yobe has moved from humanitarian assistance to rehabilitation, resettlement – Buni

The governor says destruction in the state by Boko Haram enormous

Leah Sharibu

Again, Leah Sharibu’s mother urges FG to intensity efforts towards daughter’s release

Leah was among the 110 Dapchi school girls kidnapped by the terrorist in February 2018.

Doctors attending to patients used to illustrate the story

Measles: 100 dead, 21,000 affected across Northeast Nigeria in seven months

The region comprises Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe.