North East

Divorce illustration [photo:]

May God’s anger be on me if I divorced my wi‎fe, man tells court

The wife had told the court her husband would not let her go after divorcing her

Flood kills eight in Gombe

The relief agency distributes relief materials to affected communities.

Adamawa on map

Flood kills 10, displaces hundreds in Adamawa – SEMA

Hundreds of domestic animals, including cattle, were also lost to the flood.

Nigerian Army officers fighting Boko Haram

Nigerian soldiers repel Boko Haram attack in ‘fierce battle’

The battle occurred at Damasak in Borno State.

Why direct primaries is not practicable in Borno – Gov. Shettima

The governor says every state should adopt the option suitable to it based on its peculiarities.

Chairman Code of Conduct Tribunal Justice Danladi Umar

Tribunal postpones trial of Bauchi commissioner, others

The trial of the suspects began in Bauchi before it was transferred to Abuja.

24 die of snake bites in Gombe

Official says the victims died due to the lateness in reporting cases to the hospital.

A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe State, Ibrahim Bomoi

2019: Yobe APC gubernatorial aspirant vows to challenge governor’s anointed candidate

The party last week gave the outgoing governor the power to anoint a successor.

Boko HAram

How we survived Boko Haram attack on military base, Gudumbali – Residents

Some of the survivors have fled to Maiduguri, the state capital.

Recapture of Mubi Town

Nigerian Army speaks on daring Boko Haram attack on military base, neighbouring communities

The Boko Haram attacked the military base on Saturday in Borno State.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks another Nigerian army base, neighbouring communities – Official

The Boko Haram insurgency has caused about 100,000 deaths since 2009, according to the Borno State Government.

File photo of a Nigerian Air Force’s NAF 477 Alpha Fighter Jet and personnel at the Umaru Musa Yar'Adua International Airport, Katsina before flying to Zamfara for Operation 'Diran Mikiya' to flush out armed bandits terrorising the state. 04138/1/8/2018/Zubairu Idris/BJO/NAN

Air Force destroys Boko Haram’s facilities — Spokesperson

Troops destroy a suspected ammunition depot in Kusuma on the fringes of Lake Chad.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police vow to arrest killers of three officers, others in Taraba

The three police officers including an ASP were killed on Thursday.

Maimala Buni. [PHOTO CREDIT: NAN]

APC National Secretary selected Yobe governorship candidate

Maimala Buni was selected by the Yobe governor, Ibrahim Gaidam.


2019: Yobe APC gives outgoing Gov. Gaidam sole power to anoint successor

Mr Gaidam also gets the party’s senatorial ticket.

Businessman vows to challenge Gov Bindow, gets APC nomination form

Adamawa 2019: Businessman vows to challenge Gov Bindow, gets APC nomination form

The aspirant was presented the N22.5 million forms by his friends.

Recapture of Mubi Town

Many Boko Haram insurgents killed by soldiers – Official

The army said it also recovered 147 livestock.

A tap of running water used to illustrate the story [Photo:]

Bauchi residents, corporate bodies owe N1 billion water bill – Official

“Water rate in the state is one of the lowest in the country because we charge N500 for high density areas.”

Flooded mini-estate used to illustrate the story.[photo credit: scan news]

Flood claims seven in Jigawa — Official

The flood is reportedly the first of its kind in the area, since 2003.

APC Secretariat

2019: Adamawa APC stakeholders endorse direct primaries, list merits

Their position differs from the stance taken by a stakeholders meeting in Yola on Monday.

Buhari with APC Governors

2019: Adamawa, Borno APC adopt indirect primaries

The two states are governed by the APC.

Jigawa on map

2019: Jigawa women protest alleged marginalisation, societal vices

The convener of the rally says their demands represent the stance of women in the state.

EFCC operatives

Fake EFCC official arrested in Adamawa Assembly

The fake officer was nabbed while attempting to dupe the majority leader.


Over 2,000 workers killed in insurgency yet to get benefit – NLC

The congress says it will write the affected state governors to demand the payment to beneficiaries


Petition tribunal constituted for Taraba Assembly by-election

Garba Ajiya of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared winner of the election.