North East


Bauchi fires school principal for underfeeding students

The state government sacked the principal and some staff of Hassan Usman Katsina Unity College for serving the food of 350 students to over 1,200 students

Child rape ‘becoming alarming’ in Gombe – Human Rights Commission

Nine states alongside Gombe, are yet to domesticate the Act and the states include Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, Yobe and Zamfara

Ali Ndume

Some NGOs working with Boko Haram – Nigerian Senator

“So far, we have evidence. we just want to make it credible,” Ali Ndume says

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

Nigerian Army captures 10 Boko Haram commanders

Many of those arrested have been identified to have operated combat vehicles during the infamous Boko Haram attack on Gwoza in 2014, the army said.

Tribunal upholds Gov. Fintiri’s election

The APC candidate in the March election, Jubrilla Bindow, challenged Mr Fintiri’s victory.

NNPC Towers

NNPC discovers crude oil, gas in Northern Nigeria

The Corporation say it discovered hydrocarbon deposits in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin.

NASS committee on army visits Borno

Boko Haram: NASS committee on army visits Borno

The committee’s visit to Borno comes at a time soldiers are being killed during attacks by the Boko Haram insurgents.

Taraba-State-University Jalingo

Nigerian university expels student after Facebook criticism of governor

The student was quizzed by the university’s misconduct committee over his posts, but was expelled for a different reason.

ARMY: Nigerian Soldiers (Army) on duty. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian]

Five Boko Haram terrorists surrender to troops – Army

The army says the arrested terrorists also disclosed that they belonged to the Al-Barnawi faction.

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku

Taraba university expels student for criticizing governor on Facebook

The student was quizzed by the university’s misconduct/malpractice committee over his posts but was expelled for a different reason.

Rice Farmers Photo Credit: Agro Nigeria

Yobe irrigation farmers seek government’s support

A farmer says he needed support to produce vegetables adding that such produce was more rewarding after the rainy season.

Ex Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar

APC to appeal Bauchi Governorship tribunal judgement

The tribunal upheld the victory of the PDP candidate, Governor Bala Mohammed in the March 23 election.

Traditional hunters recruited to help fight Boko Haram in Borno State.

Borno govt in fresh recruitment of traditional hunters to help fight Boko Haram

The government of the beleaguered state wants to recruit 10,000 men to join the fight against the insurgents

Bauchi State on the map

Bauchi beggars turn wheel-chairs to mobile shops

On August 16, 2019, a corps member serving in Bauchi, Miss Odinaka Lovelyn, had donated wheel-chairs to 30 street beggars in the state to discourage them from street-begging.

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

Tribunal upholds Bala Mohammed’s election as Bauchi governor

Former Governor Mohammed Abubakar of the APC challenged the election of Bala Mohammed of the PDP in the March 23 poll.

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Gunmen kidnap six people in Adamawa

“This is a shocking development and I urge the government to do something about the growing trend,” a lawmaker said of the kidnap.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Boko Haram: Borno govt signs agreement with 30 Saudi-based clerics to pray for peace

Muslims believe that prayers offered in the holy mosque of Kaaba are speedily granted.

Borno governor, Babagana Zulum

Why Borno govt is demolishing brothels, alcohol joints – Attorney General

An official gives reasons why the hotels were sealed.

J-10 Jet fighter. [Photo: Airforce Technology]

Nigerian Air Force destroys another insurgents hideout in Borno – Official

The statement came barely two weeks after the NAF said it neutralised scores of terrorists and destroyed their hideouts in separate airstrikes at Durbada, Abaganaram, and Tumbun Rego in the state.

Tukur Buratai and the troops.

Why Nigerian govt suspended two NGOs in North-East — Minister

The government says NGOs must in line with Nigeria’s security needs and requirements.

Nigerian Army fighting Boko Haram

Military frees 25 children ‘linked with Boko Haram activities’

The children, comprising 23 males and two females, were arrested during military raids on Boko Haram hideouts.


NDLEA arrests 21 Boko Haram drug suppliers in Jalingo

The hard drugs recovered include 239.9kg of cannabis sativa, 59.7kg psychotropic substances and 274 bottles of codeine syrup.

Snake used to illustrate the story.

Centre trains Bauchi health workers on managing snakebites

The training is part of activities marking World Snake Bite Day which was scheduled last month September 19.


NDLEA secures 15 convictions in Gombe

The convictions were secured between January and September.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Borno releases N824.5 million to pay gratuity of 1,000 retirees

The payment constitutes 50 per cent of gratuities to the 1000 retired civil servants.