North East

Lassa fever

Lassa Fever: Four suspected cases recorded in Adamawa

Nigeria is currently battling an outbreak of Lassa fever, with 195 confirmed cases and 29 deaths in 11 states, between January 1 and 24.

Nigerian Army fighting Boko Haram

Three killed, 13 injured as suicide bombers attack Borno mosque

Among those killed was a 12-year-old boy.

Bauchi State

PDP candidates win Bauchi rerun elections

PDP candidates defeated others to win the two Reps seats in Bauchi.

Nigerian Army fighting Boko Haram

Nigerian soldiers foil separate Boko Haram attacks – Official

The army said some of the Boko Haram members fled with injuries.

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku

Gov. Ishaku signs Taraba’s N215bn 2020 budget into law

The budget represents an increase of N2.1billion over the N213.6 billion Mr Ishaku presented to the state House of Assembly on December 19, 2019.

IDP Camp used to illustrate the story

Borno governor wants federal govt to build homes, not camps, for IDPs

Governor Zulum said there is a need to move the phase of intervention from palliative measures to “something sustainable”.

Lassa fever

Lassa fever: Borno govt. confirms one dead, investigates suspected cases

The Borno State government says the 23-year-old patient died on January 18 while on admission at UMTH.

Bala Mohammed

Supreme Court Ruling: What happened to Ihedioha could have happened to me — Bauchi Governor

The governor said he had fears he was going to lose his seat, after hearing the fate of Mr Ihedioha.

A Displaced Residence

SPECIAL REPORT: Increasing Boko Haram attacks on highways threaten to cut Borno off from Nigeria

Boko Haram insurgents in the past few weeks have launched daily attacks on the only remaining safe route to Borno State.

Adamawa Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri [PHOTO CREDIT: @AhmaduFintiri]

Supreme Court Ruling: I’ll probe Bindow’s administration, LGs – Adamawa governor

Mr Fintiri said there were findings which reveal that a lot of breeches and mismanagement of government’s funds needs to be looked into.

Heavily Armed Policemen

Adamawa Residents Flee Homes As NSCDC Nabs 4 Notorious Kidnappers

The arrest was following a tip-off by patriotic citizens from the area.

Nigerian troopsused to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

UPDATED: EXCLUSIVE: How Boko Haram Attack On Military Base Killed Seven Soldiers, Wounded Others

ISWAP fighters driving in a seized police antiriot truck opened fire on soldiers at a military base

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari condemns killing of CAN Chairman in Adamawa

Mr Andimi was abducted earlier in the month when Boko Haram terrorist invaded Michika

Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri (Photo Credit: channelstv)

UPDATED: Why Supreme Court affirmed Fintiri’s election as Adamawa governor

The apex court dismissed the appeal filed by former Governor Bindow Jibrilla of the APC.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Police arrest two over killing of Adamawa journalist

The police said the suspects were helping investigations into the murder

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

UPDATED: Supreme Court upholds Bala Mohammed’s election as Bauchi governor

The Supreme Court judgement on the Bauchi governorship was unanimous.

Boko Haram

UN confirms Boko Haram attack on key humanitarian facility in Borno

The global body condemned the attack on a building housing its workers in a border town of Borno State

Gunmen used to illustrate the story.

Gunmen kill cleric in Adamawa

The pastor was attacked at night by unknown gunmen.

The officers marching into Nguru town

Jubilation in Nguru as 452 graduating army officers undergo fitness march

The commander assures the community of protection.

Police on patrol

Controversy over farmers, herders clash in Jigawa community

The police said 10 persons were injured while no arrest has been made.

Yobe State Governor, Mai-Mala Buni

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.”

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

UN speaks on released abductees, says only 3 are aid workers

A total of twelve aid workers lost their lives in 2019.

National Population Commission (NPC)

Kidnapped NPC officials freed

An official said the NPC “went into an intensive negotiation with the kidnappers for their safety and prompt release”.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Journalist hacked to death in Adamawa

Locals said some female farmers found the victim tied, with his mouth sealed and cuts on his body.

Gov. Buni presenting cheque and laptop to a male beneficiary at the event.

Yobe sponsors state’s law school students

The 69 beneficiaries were given a cumulative package of N38.4 million.