North East

Boko Haram: Kano govt offers scholarships to 100 Borno orphans

The scholarships are ‘life long’ says the governor.

Nigerian Army

Presidential Committee’s interventions smooth with Military success in North-East – Official

The official says the only challenge is in delivering the resources as and when it is required

Yobe govt apologises for false news on missing Dapchi girls

“We have now established that the information we relied on to make the statement was not credible.”

EU reacts to abduction of Yobe schoolgirls

The union says it will support government’s anti-terror campaign.

Nigerian Senate

Nigerian govt paid ransom for release of Chibok girls – Senators

“What they did in Chibok earned them some funds, because negotiations were held somehow and they got a lot of money.”

BBOG speaks on abduction of Yobe schoolgirls

The group criticises lack of accurate information on the attack.

Yobe School Attack: We can’t confirm ‘rescue’ of missing schoolgirls — Nigerian military

The Yobe State government said Wednesday night that some girls were rescued and were with the Army.

Nigerian Army

Yobe Attack: Soldiers rescue some kidnapped schoolgirls – State Govt

“The rescued girls are now in the custody of the Nigerian Army.”


School attack: Buhari sends three ministers to Yobe

The president has also directed military and security agencies to take immediate charge and control of the school.

UNDP to deliver school, 292 houses, 288 shops, to IDPs in Borno

The UN agency says it has distributed rainy-season agricultural inputs to over 550 farmers in the community.

Soldiers seize pump action rifle displayed for sale in Taraba

The sellers ran away, the army says.

Yobe attack: ‘Many girls are missing’ – Escapee schoolgirl

A schoolgirl gives her account of what happened during attack.

Taraba govt agrees to review anti-open grazing law – Governors

The government is also considering starting a pilot ranching programme in the three senatorial zones in the state


Yobe Boko Haram attack: No deaths recorded, three men kidnapped – Police

Police say no life was lost.

Boko Haram

UPDATED: Boko Haram attacks Yobe community

The attackers set many houses ablaze as the residents ran into the bush.

Explosion around University of Maiduguri

A lone suicide bomber was believed to have been killed.

Borno govt, EU open care facility for rape victims

The facility is the first of its kind in the region, officials say.

Adamawa on map

Yola wears new look for Buhari’s scheduled visit

While many see it as a “good omen’’ others have tagged it a ‘’Pseudo- campaign visit.

Stack of rice

Borno farmers to unveil rice pyramid

CBN supports 18,000 Borno farmers under its Anchor Borrower Scheme

Only ranching can solve herdsmen/farmers clashes – Governor

The American ambassador visited the governor.

Police apprehend man with fake N1 million currency notes in Gombe

The suspect says he obtained the fake currency notes from a friend in Abuja with the intention of using his spiritual powers to change them to genuine ones.


Yobe govt to launch recovery plan for IDPs

The government assures of partnership with the federal government and other development partners on a holistic recovery plan to rebuild the affected communities

NAFDAC seals 24 bakeries in Borno

The bakeries operate with fake label, product name and addresses


Auto-crash: 21 students, 3 teachers, buried

The victims were returning from an excursion on Tuesday when the accident happened.

Boko Haram: Nigerian govt begins skill acquisition training for 11,300 IDPs

The trainees will receive cash and starter packs at the end.