North East


Mace Theft: Gombe Assembly suspends four APC members

The lawmakers were suspended for four legislative days.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

Killings: Adamawa community calls for help

The attacks started in 2010 and have been consistent since 2016, says a community representative.


Gombe lawmaker flees with Assembly mace

The incident occurred during an attempt to impeach the Minority Leader


Borno govt reacts to Amnesty International report on soldiers’ raping Boko Haram victims

The Federal Government and Military authorities had earlier dismissed the report as untrue.

Adamawa on map

Suspected cholera outbreak claims 12 lives in Adamawa

About 134 suspected cases had so far been reported from the two local government areas, says an official

PVCs Card reader

INEC says 174,297 PVCs ready for collection in Borno

The commission says the PVCs are ready for collection starting from May 21

University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH)

Boko Haram, JOHESU strike hindering services at Maiduguri University Hospital – Official

The official says it would be disastrous to close down the hospital.

A pharmacy used to illustrate the story

400 pharmacies, patent medicine stores sealed in Adamawa

The affected comprise 35 pharmacies and 365 patent medicine stores.

Taraba APC congress suspended

Protesters accuse a serving minster of planning to manipulate the process.

Ms Adamu and the AUN president, Ms Dekle. Photo courtesy of AUN

Minister’s daughter graduates top of her class at AUN

Ms Adamu bagged the award for academic distinction as the best graduating student in English Language and Literature.

APC Congress: Gov. Shettima retains control of Borno party structure

Loyalists of the governor win at all levels.

Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Bauchi Assembly Speaker chides Dogara, others over court action

The speaker obtained an injunction restraining the party from conducting its state congress.

Federal Medical Centre Yola, [Photo credit:]

Doctors separate conjoined twins in Yola

‘’The surgery was conducted on May 14, and the chances of survival of the twins are excellent,’’ the official says.

Governor Kashim Shettima

Shoe polish donation: Shettima queries commissioner for ’embarrassing’ government

The official explains reasons for his action.

Suicide Bombings: Boko Haram adopts new tactics

Three vigilante members were killed in the latest attack.

Recapture of Mubi Town

Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram, kill 15, rescue 49 women, children

Some of the insurgents were killed after “fierce battle.”

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Suicide bomber kills five, injures six in Borno

He told NAN in Maiduguri that the incident occurred around 1:30 p.m.


Yobe governor approves 100% payment of new salary structure for health workers

The new salary structure places the salaries of medical workers in Yobe at par with that of the Federal Government staff.

Nigeria Police

Wife of Borno politician who lost pregnancy in police custody gets bail

Sa’adatu Muhammad and 20 other associates and family members were arrested on April 15.

Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Shehuri [Photo:]

Minister threatens to revoke 3 housing contracts

‘‘If they (contractors) are not ready to work, there are a lot of Nigerians that are looking for such opportunity”

Power Lines [Photo:]

Boko Haram: 80% damaged electricity installations in North-east restored – Fashola

He commended the management of Yola Disco for the success recorded.

Hospital in Bauchi used to illustrate the story.

JOHESU Strike: Bauchi health workers join, patients stranded

The State Chairman of JOHESU, confirms the development.

The Nigeria Air Force in Nguroje

Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba

The troops were addressed by the air chief.

Senator Ali Ndume

Water Scarcity: Ndume seeks completion of 37-year-old abandoned Biu Dam

He said more than 200,000 people of the zone lacked access to potable water.

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

APC LG Congress: Outgoing executives retained in Borno

The party adopted a consensus stance for majority of the positions.