North East

The protesting pensioners

Protesting pensioners storm Borno secretariat over unpaid wages

The aggrieved pensioners say they have not received wages in the past two years.

Adamawa on map

Bill to raise teachers’ retirement age passes second reading at Adamawa Assembly

A lawmaker says the bill, would among other things, restore the lost glory of public schools

FLE PHOTO: Civilian JTF that became Nigerian Soldiers

103 Civilian-JTF members join Army; receive cash, plots of land

The 103 new intakes are the latest in the series of batches that have so far been absolved into the Nigeria army and other sister security agencies.

Why we can’t probe Gov. Bindow certificate forgery allegation – Adamawa Speaker

The legislature says it cannot discuss the matter because it is in court.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

Certificate Forgery: Adamawa lawmakers says won’t probe Governor Bindow

The lawmakers said the matter is already being heard by a court.

IDP Camp used to illustrate the story

Eight killed, women kidnapped, houses burnt in Boko Haram attack on IDP camp – UN

The agency wants the Nigerian government to improve on its duty of protecting citizens from such hostilities.

Darius Ishaku

Military uncovers illegal security training camp in Taraba

The military says the state government might be training some youth to disrupt the 2019 elections.

Isa Yuguda of Bauchi

Ex-governor Yuguda defects to APC- Official

This is not the first time Mr Yuguda will be defecting from one party to another.

Bauchi State on the map

Bauchi APC Scandal: Another aspirant cries foul

Aspirants dispute the results of the ruling party’s senatorial primary for Bauchi North

Boko Haram

Eight confirmed killed as Boko Haram attacks Borno IDP camp

Eye-witnesses said at least 12 persons were killed in the attack.

Cholera patients in hospital ward

Fresh cholera outbreak in Gombe kills five

Gombe State has recorded around five hundred cases of cholera with 13 deaths from May to October this year.

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Boko Haram: FAO distributes 11,000 fuel-efficient stoves to displaced families in Borno

Ms Pink disclosed that 5,000 deserving families had so far benefited from the programme

Chibok Girl

Only six Chibok girls sighted in Sambisa forest – Parents

Earlier media reports indicate that 57 of the girls were sighted.

Bukar Ibrahim

Why I don’t know my date of birth — Senator

The lawmaker earlier criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance.


Three killed, seven injured as gunmen open fire in Taraba cattle market

The attack came two days after unidentified gunmen reportedly killed 150 cows in the same local government area.

Gunmen used to illustrate the story

Gunmen dressed in military uniform attack Taraba communities, kill cows

The police spokesperson, David Misal, said the command has deployed more police to the area.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

Bauchi Fraud: How APC headquarters cheated candidate who won party’s primaries

Usman Tuggar wants to run for the Bauchi North senatorial seat on the ticket of the party.

Nigerian police force

One killed in Adamawa communal violence – Police

The police also explain what led to the violence.

Former Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa

Alleged N29bn Fraud: Court Grants Nyako’s request to travel abroad

The court adjourns to October 25.

President Muhammdu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the FEC meeting on the 22nd of March 2017 [Photo Credit: Novo Isioro]

Bauchi group donates N4.2 million in support of Buhari/Osinbajo re-election bid

The group says it is impressed by the poverty alleviation programmes of the federal government.

Governor Kashim Shettima

Borno’s new kidney centre to offer free dialysis – Governor

On the average, a patient with renal problem needs about N400, 000 to carry out dialysis monthly.

Bricklayers working on the project In Borno State

Boko Haram: Borno commences construction of 500 houses in destroyed community

Aside the houses, the governor also donates relief materials.

FILE PHOTO: PCNI donation of relief materials

Presidential Committee trains 500 teachers in Borno

The teachers will be exposed to modern teaching techniques, safety and security tips, psychological support.


12 farmers killed, 1,300 displaced in Boko Haram attacks – NEMA

NEMA also gives reasons the Boko Haram is targeting farmers.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks two Borno communities, kills many, burns houses

An eyewitness, Goni Umar, said the insurgents attacked the communities on gun trucks and motorcycles.