North East

Deputy governor of Bauchi state, Baba Tela,

Coronavirus: Bauchi govt still awaiting report on governor’s status — Deputy

“We have taken the samples and we are waiting for the report of the NCDC. Unless the result from the NCDC comes, as a government, we will not comment further on this matter.”

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Borno governor pledges to irrigate lake in displaced communities

Governor Zulum was ferried in a battle boat of the Nigerian military to the agrarian communities.

Nigerian Army soldier

Yahaya assumes duty as Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole

Farouq Yahaya, a major general, takes over from Olusegun Adeniyi.

Boko Haram

Six passengers ‘killed in Boko Haram ambush’

Two 18-seater passenger buses were heading to Maiduguri from Damaturu, Yobe state capital, when they were ambushed by suspected Boko Haram gunmen.

COVID-19: Taraba govt. distributes hand sanitisers to CAN, Muslim Councils

The government said the donation to CAN and Muslim Councils is part of its efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Al-Jazeera]

Buhari mourns Emir of Jere

The Emir of Jere, Sa’ad Usman, died at the age of 70.

APC logo used to illustrate the story.

APC expels Reps member over anti-party activities

The lawmaker condemned the expulsion and said it is illegal.

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State tested positive to COVID-19[Photo: Bussiness Day]

COVID-19: Bauchi officials, business community donate cash, relief items to government

Bauchi State government said it has received about N70 million from banks and business people in cash and material in donations.

Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri (Photo Credit: channelstv)

COVID-19: Adamawa gov signs restriction order into law

The restriction order is aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

Coronavirus: Bauchi to shut down for 14 days from Thursday

The state recorded its third index case on Tuesday when an unnamed 55 years old man tested positive to the COVID-19 virus.

Mai Mala Buni

Yobe governor, deputy, lawmakers, judges donate 50% of salaries to combat coronavirus

Others who have indicated same gesture include the Secretary to the State Government and members of the Yobe State House of Assembly.

Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT: SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

Troops destroy Boko Haram terrorists’ logistics base, neutralise fighters in Borno

The military says destruction of the logistic base of the Boko Haram terrorists was achieved in an air raid.


Bauchi records third case of coronavirus

The victim is a 55 years old man who tested positive for the virus, a Bauchi official said.

Gov. Buni with Com Health

COVID-19: Yobe governor inspects isolation centre, orders decongestion of commercial vehicles

The state said compliance is absolutely necessary in ensuring that the state remains free from the coronavirus disease.

Coronavirus: AUN transitions to online learning for spring 2020 semester

The American University of Nigeria(AUN) has announced a switch to the online mode of instruction for the remaining Spring 2020 semester.

Yobe State Governor, Mai-Mala Buni

COVID -19: Yobe governor closes boundaries, urges traders not to hike food prices

Yobe is yet to record a confirmed case of coronavirus

Nigerian Army soldier

Boko Haram attack, with ’15 gun trucks,’ repelled by Nigerian soldiers – Official

“Yet, we are not running or fleeing from them. Me and other generals are on the ground. We are good to go,” an army general said.

Horses used to illustrate the story.

Horseriding gunmen abduct woman in Jigawa

Residents said the gunmen stormed the community on horses and abducted Harira Nasir.

Nigeria Police officers

Groom, five others kidnapped in Taraba

The victims were returning from a wedding in the neighbouring Benue State

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State tested positive to COVID-19[Photo: Bussiness Day]

Coronavirus: 47 of 70 suspected cases in Bauchi test negative – Official

The official said 21 more results sent to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) are being expected.

NJC: Supreme Court of Nigeria (judge)

Dissenting Supreme Court judge in Imo election case maintains position in Zamfara’s

Justice Nweze who backed the PDP in the Imo case, now supports the APC, while advancing the same argument.

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

I am sound, in good spirit – Bauchi gov

The Bauchi State governor tested positive to coronavirus on Tuesday.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum [PHOTO:]

Gov Zulum donates money to families of 47 slain soldiers

The soldiers lost their lives in a deadly Boo Haram ambush on their convoy.

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

Nigerian military destroys terrorists’ hideout in Borno – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the terrorists’ hideout was destroyed in an air strike at Muktu in Northern Borno.

Governor Badaru of Jigawa State

Coronavirus: Jigawa shuts routes to Bauchi, others

The state commissioner of health told reporters the decision would be effective as from Friday.