Yobe governor speaks on fatal attack on Potiskum emir
“The attack has caused the death of four of the emir’s staff, including a driver and three courtiers.”
UN speaks on released abductees, says only 3 are aid workers
A total of twelve aid workers lost their lives in 2019.
Two health workers killed as bandits attack Zamfara community
The bandits shot dead the health workers after a disagreement, witnesses said
UPDATED: Five aid workers abducted by Boko Haram freed
The release was reportedly facilitated by the SSS
I’m not hospitalised in London, Bauchi governor says
The governor had on Monday sent a message from London that he was in the United Kingdom to seek medical care for an undisclosed condition.
Supreme Court Verdict: Sick Bauchi Governor writes from London hospital
The governor also said he would be returning home “to fight those plotting his defeat from within his government”.
Boko Haram: Borno governor gives army, police, others 70 vans
Boko Haram and it’s ISWAP splinter faction have, in the past weeks, stepped up daily attacks on highways and communities in the state.
Nigerian troops repel another Boko Haram attack in Monguno
Sources from Monguno said soldiers battled for several hours to repel the attack.
Adamawa communities protest upsurge in kidnapping, alleged police collusion
The protesters accuse the police of releasing kidnapping suspects; the police deny this.
Boko Haram: Borno governor stops soldiers from evacuating two communities
The army, according to the governor, did not notify the state government or the federal government of the evacuation.
Bank Verification: Bauchi uncovers 596 ghost workers on payroll
The names of the ghost workers are to be removed from the payroll in line with the recommendation of a committee.
Furious Borno governor accuses soldiers of extortion
“You are all here collecting N500 and N1000 from poor travellers who don’t have national ID card,” the Borno governor said.
Borno begins construction of North-east’s first flyover bridge
Maiduguri’s population has in the last six years doubled due to the influx of people displaced from their rural settlements by the Boko Haram conflict.
Many killed as soldiers engage Boko Haram in fierce battle
According to an official of the Civilian JTF, the insurgents stormed the village last night at about 7.30 p.m.
Nigerian Air Force ‘neutralises’ Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest
The air force says its surveillance aircraft spotted a BHT gun truck under a tree along with scores of BHT fighters converged around the tree on the outskirts of the settlement.