North East

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

EXCLUSIVE: How Bauchi officials lied to pave way for N3.6 billion illegal contract for governor’s firm

Mr Mohammed awarded the illegal contract to his company in contravention of the law.

Almajiris [PHOTO CREDIT: nationalnewsbeam]

Kano govt bans street begging by Almajiris

The government says the effort is to fully consolidate on the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education in the state.

Borno governor, Babagana Zulum

Boko Haram: Borno residents hold day of fasting for peace

Governor Babagana Zulum declared the one-day fasting on Friday.

Nigerian Soldiers

Many killed as Nigerian soldiers repel Boko Haram attack in Adamawa – Official

Mr Sani, a major, disclosed that the terrorists besieged the town in about seven gun trucks and a number of motorcycles.

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

EXCLUSIVE: Bauchi Gov. Bala Mohammed awards N3.6 billion contract to own company

Mr Mohammed was standing trial for corruption before his election as governor in 2019.

Nigerian Air Force fighter jet

How we ‘neutralised’ ISWAP leaders in Borno – Nigerian Air Force

The military say the terrorists were holding a meeting when they were struck

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

Many feared killed as Boko Haram attacks vigilante in Yobe

A top vigilante official in Yobe State confirmed that some of his men were killed and their Hilux van seized.

Polio immunisation used to illustrate the story (Photo: Continental Research)

Borno vaccinates 2.1 million children against polio

About 2.2 million children were targeted for immunisation in the four-day exercise conducted between February 15 and 19.

Darius Ishaku, Taraba State Governor

Why Taraba governor is working from Abuja – Aide

The aide said Mr Ishaku has not breached any portion of the law by his absence.

Tricycles

Court orders group to pay man N638,000 for illegal seizure of tricycle

The group seized the tricycle of Muhammed Abdulsalam over a special levy by NATOMORAS in Numan.

School children marching for Leah Sharibu's two years captivity with bOKO haram

Yobe CAN stages protest over Leah Sharibu

The Christian community also sent a message of hope to Leah and all those in captivity including Muslims.

Aftermath of the Boko Haram attack on Auno

Insecurity: House of Reps Committee on Army Visits Borno

The attack last week by Boko Haram insurgents on stranded travellers, which claimed the lives of over 30 people, has raised a general concern over the deteriorating state of security in the country.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram: 547 teachers killed in North-east – NUT

The teachers’union says 547 of its members have lost their lives to the Boko Haram insurgency.

from left; Yobe Speaker, Mirwa, sec com Maj. s Idris, SA security, Rtd Brig. Gen. Abdulsalam

Gallant Nigerian soldiers rewarded for historic successes against Boko Haram

One of the soldiers could not attend because he was still recovering from gunshot injuries.

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

23 killed in stampede as Borno governor distributes food in Niger Republic

19 Nigeriens and four Nigerians reportedly died in the stampede

NEDC takes relief to attacked villagers

Auno: NEDC takes relief materials to attacked villagers

Auno, a village in Borno State that came under attack by Boko Haram insurgents last week.

Nigerian Army on patrol in Borno, Boko Haram

Soldiers repel another Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

“The attack happened at a location near Kaliyari somewhere far behind our area.”

Boko Haram

Boko Haram attacks Yobe community, targets Damaturu, reportedly destroys phone masts

An army spokesperson said the Boko Haram attempted to infiltrate Damaturu.

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter.

Nigerian Air Force did not kill 250 insurgents – Official

“The NAF wishes to categorically state that the false sensational news item, with its gory doctored visuals, is totally fake.”

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

Borno governor visits Niger Republic, plans repatriation of 120,000 refugees

Mr Gusau said that the governor held similar meetings in the past weeks in Abuja.

Nigerian university bans students’ press club

Mr Ghaji directed the press club to immediately stop every activity and ensure strict compliance by all members.

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official webpage of the Nigerian Army]

Buratai orders evacuation of stranded passengers on Maiduguri-Damboa road

Mr Buratai gave the order on Friday while travelling on the road.

COURT symbol used to illustrate the story.

Man sues wife for refusing him sex

”I have tried my best to make her happy and even preached to her on the dangers of leaving me sexually starved, but to no avail”, the man told the court.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Al-Jazeera]

Buhari blames Borno leaders for unending Boko Haram attacks

Mr Buhari did not visit Auno, the location of the massacre along the Maiduguri-Kano road before he departed Maiduguri

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri hours after Buhari’s visit

At about 7 p.m., residents of Jiddari Polo, on the outskirts of Maiduguri, began to flee into the city centre.