North East

Former Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako. [Photo credit: OlaitanAjiboye]

Alleged N29bn Fraud: I have no case to answer, Nyako tells court

The judge gave the prosecution seven days to file and serve their written address in objection to the defendants’ no-case submission and adjourned the matter to March 25

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum [PHOTO: Thecable.ng]

Borno governor approves N578 million scholarship for 23,000 students

Borno is listed as one of the least educated states in Nigeria with the majority of its youth population, not attending schools.

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

Police Arrest Own Officer For Alleged Kidnapping In Adamawa

The alleged police officer supplied, on three different occasions, nine live ammunition to the criminals, to facilitate their activities.

Nigeria Police Force

Police apprehend 71 Kidnap, robbery, rape suspects in Adamawa

The police recovered 13 AK 47 assault rifles, 761 rounds of life ammunition, 18 magazines and five locally made pistols from the suspects.

Police station used to illustrate the story

Police inspector arrested for allegedly raping two minors

The police inspector is being detained for allegedly raping two cousins aged 12 and 10

North East governors [ PHOTO CREDIT: @GovBorno]

North-east governors hold maiden meeting, consider ‘enhancing security’

The forum agreed to establish a technical working committee to implement all the actions agreed upon and agreed to meet quarterly.

File photo of President Muhammadu Buhari (l) with the released Dapchi School Girls believed to have been adopted by Boko Haram Terrorists during a ceremony to formally receive them at the the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday (23/3/13) 01703/23/3/2018/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

Boko Haram attacks Dapchi village

Dozens of houses were burnt in the attack, PREMIUM TIMES learnt.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum [PHOTO: Thecable.ng]

Borno, BOI partner to raise N1 billion to finance SMEs

Both parties will contribute N500 million after which the funds will be disbursed as loans to eligible entrepreneurs.

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state distributing food and non-food items to 19,000 displaced households on Tuesday at Gajiram, headquarters of Nganzai Local Government Areas of the state. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Mr. Zulum]

I resisted shedding tears while distributing relief materials to IDPs – Gov. Zulum

The governor, who directly supervised the distribution of the items, was dismayed over the critical conditions being experienced by the displaced people occasioned by insurgency.

Modibbo Adama Varsity sacks two lecturers, deputy registrar over sexual harassment, fraud

The Governing Council of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology approved the termination of the appointments of the three officials.

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State [Photo: Bussiness Day]

EXCLUSIVE: Radio sacks manager for airing analysis on Bauchi governor’s N3.6 billion contract scandal

Albarka Radio, an independent radio station, belongs to the chief of staff to Bauchi governor, Ladan Salihu.

COURT: Symbol of law and justice

Man, who stabbed friend to death, jailed 10 years

Hassan Yahaya was found guilty of killing Bapeto Suleiman in 2014 during a fight over sweet melon seeds.

The Police addressing newsmen and the suspects

Police intercepts suspected trafficker with 23 children in Taraba

The police spokesperson, Davil Misal, with the suspects on Monday at Jalingo command headquarters

New ISWAP boss slays five rebel leaders, silences clerical tones

The move by the new ISWAP leader is considered and inaugural show of strength.

dead cows

Strange disease kills 200 cows in Jigawa — Official

An official also said the outbreak “only affected the animals that allegedly skipped the routine vaccination exercise conducted by the government.”

Members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State detained in prison following their arraignment in court for allegedly insulting Governor Inuwa Yahaya.

Two Nigerian politicians detained for ‘insulting governor’

The police accused the two politicians of calling the governor “leader of promise breakers.”

Red Cross vehicles in a convoy [Photo: Television Nigerian]

Red Cross not involved in negotiations with Boko Haram, ISWAP – Official

The Red Cross says access to civilians in conflict is a big challenge.

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

N3.6 billion Contract: Bauchi govt reacts to graft allegations against governor

The state government denies wrongdoing without adducing evidence to back its claim.

The Emir of Bade, His Royal Highness Alhaji Abubakar Umar Suleiman receiving the State Team on the sensitisation against Lassa Fever led by the Hon. Commissioner of Information Home Affairs and Culture, Alhaji Abdullahi Bego

Lassa Fever: Yobe monarch calls for return of Environmental Health Inspectors

The royal father said the return of environmental health inspectors will revive the glorious era of good hygiene practices among people in the urban and rural areas.

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

ISWAP, terror group in Nigeria, rebrands, reversing tradition

Both the new and immediate past leaders of ISWAS are Kanuri from Maiduguri.

Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF)

Top Civilian-JTF official abducted in Chibok

Suspected Boko Haram militants appear to have targeted a die-hard hunter of the terror group.

IDPs protest food shortage in Adamawa camps'.

Boko Haram: IDPs protest food shortage in Adamawa

The protesters said they had not received food from NEMA in the last four months, an allegation denied by the agency.

ARMY: Nigerian Soldiers (Army) on duty. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian]

Boko Haram: Nigeria soldier goes berserk, shoots four officers dead, kills self

The soldier also injured two other soldiers serving at the theatre command.

Ex-Boko Haram members who surendered in the Niger Republic arrive Maiduguri

‘Repentant’ Boko Haram members arrive Maiduguri from Niger

Twenty five ex-Boko Haram members laid down arms and surrendered to the Nigerien government.

Police recover 43 rifles in Bauchi forest

The police say the rifles were recovered at the Lame/Burra forest in Ningi LGA.