North East

Darius Ishaku

Taraba governor urges licensed miners to access C of O to avoid disruption

The governor says any mining title holder that refuses to take permission or access C of O would not be allowed to mine in Taraba henceforth


Cholera: UNICEF, Borno govt. create hand washing points in IDP camps

About 3000 cases of cholera were recently recorded in the IDP camps.

Nigerian Army

Boko Haram: Nigerian troops owed two months allowances cry out

The army says it is addressing the challenges.

Jolly Nyame

N1.64 billion fraud: Ex-Taraba Gov. Nyame justifies extra-budgetary expenditure

The former governor spent N2.1 billion when only N100 million was approved for his office.

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

Boko Haram: 86 percent of Borno IDPs not willing to return home – Report

“When 86 per cent of people tell us they aren’t ready to go home yet, we must listen.”

Boko Haram

No Borno local govt under Boko Haram control – Theatre Commander

The military says over 230 captives held by Boko Haram have been rescued.

INEC Registration

INEC registers 1,947 returnee IDPs in Adamawa town attacked by terrorists

The commission says relative peace has returned to Madagali

Boko Haram [Photo Credit: Pearl News]

40 Boko Haram terrorists to surrender – Official

“About 40 of the insurgents have come forward to surrender.”

Aliko Dangote

Controversy trails N50 million Dangote donation to displaced Mambilla communities

Thousands of herdsmen were reportedly displaced in the attacks.

yobe state map

Yobe schools resume after ‘injection’ rumour

Schools were hurriedly shut on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Soldiers

Nigerian Army denies ambush by ISIS linked Boko Haram

A foreign media reported on the alleged attack.


Pupils flee Yobe schools over “unusual” injection rumour

The rumour turned out to be baseless.

Boko Haram militants [Photo:]

Families launch appeal fund to defend detained Boko Haram suspects

The Nigerian government will begin trial of the suspects on Monday.


NEMA confirms death of zonal coordinator

The coordinator was reportedly found dead in his hotel room.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano

How I tackled herdsmen attacks, kidnappings in Anambra — Obiano

The governor says herdsmen received payments in come cases to end attacks.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Mob kill police inspector in Adamawa for allegedly shooting passenger

An eyewitness says the incident followed a disagreement over a N50 bribe

IDP Camp

VSF distributes 800 goats, cash to 200 families in Yobe

VSF says the initiative is aimed at ensuring food security for beneficiaries.


52,311 Borno children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency – Gov. Shettima

The governor says in the coming months the state will witness an enduring peace, stability and progress.


Four Boko Haram fighters killed as troops foil attacks on IDP camp

Army says the insurgents were disguised as IDPs.

Boko Haram

We are determined to defeat Boko Haram – Nigerian govt.

Nigeria lists measures aimed at defeating the Boko Haram finally.

Ballot boxes

INEC detects 3,000 multiple registrations in Taraba

“Anybody found guilty of multiple registrations will face the full wrath of the law.”

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai

Army Chief commissions human rights office in Maiduguri

The army has been accused of human rights abuses.