North East


Type 2 Polio virus found in Bauchi – WHO

Samples were collected from various locations on a monthly basis.

IDPs used to illustrate the story.

UNHCR, AUN empower 190 displaced persons in Borno

The beneficiaries were provided with starter packs at the end of the eight-week exercise.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

North East APC dares Oshiomhole, inaugurates panel to probe “suspended” vice chairman

The APC national secretariat had on Monday dismissed the suspension the zonal vice chairman as a nullity.

A detachment of the Peace Corps of Nigeria... Photo Credit: Facebook Page of Peace Corps of Nigeria

EFCC arrests Gombe Peace Corps commandant

The EFCC also gives reasons for arresting the official.

Adamawa on map

Five killed in militia attack on travellers in Adamawa – Police

Police say four other injured victims have been taken to a hospital

EFCC operative used to illustrate the story

EFCC Gombe Zonal office gets new head of operations

Mr Ebelo is taking over from Jonson Babalola, who has been transferred to Abuja.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

APC says suspension of North-east National Vice Chairman a nullity

Such powers reside with the National Executive Committee (NEC), the party says.

Bauch State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar

FG disburses N1.5 billion to 20,344 poor households in Bauchi

Additional 2, 969 households are to be injected into the scheme to raise the total beneficiaries to 23, 313.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram: Red Cross sends urgent message to Nigerian govt over kidnapped health workers

The Boko Haram has threatened to kill the health workers.

APC National Secretariat in Abuja

Crisis rocks North-east APC as chairman ‘suspended’

The chairman describes the suspension as illegal.

Internally Displaced Persons

Borno IDP camps remain hotspots for crimes against girls, women – University Don

Girls and women are, most times, sexually exploited and harassed in return for food and aid materials.

Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari lauded for construction of Maternity Complex in Yola

The complex would provide easy and quality maternity services to the people of Adamawa, neighbouring states and part of Cameroon Republic.

Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF)

UN hails release of 833 children from anti-Boko Haram force in Nigeria

The world body appeals for a handover of the children to civilian care “without delay”.

A cross section of Civilian JTF fighters in the North-East

Boko Haram: CJTF frees 833 child soldiers – UNICEF

The CJTF is a local militia formed in 2013 by a number of vigilante groups in Borno to tackle insurgency.

Nigerian Army on patrol in Borno, Boko Haram

18 soldiers killed, scores missing in latest Boko Haram invasion of Nigerian military base

At least two officers and six soldiers were also wounded in the attack, which the Nigerian Army announced on Monday but downplayed its severity.

Jigawa State Governor, Badaru Abubakar [Photo Credit: Online Nigeria]

Why we’re yet to enact child rights act in Jigawa – Lawmaker

The official says once due process is followed, the state would pass “any bill that adequately takes care of children.”

Ibrahim Dankwambo

PDP senatorial candidate steps down for Dankwambo

The Gombe State governor was defeated in the presidential primary of the party

Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Al-Hassan. [Photo credit: DailyPost]

APC is dead in Taraba – ‘Mama Taraba’

The former minister who dumped APC for the UDP is running for governor in Taraba.

Gombe State on map

PRP governorship candidate promises rule of law in Gombe State

Four parties have announced candidates for the governorship election in the state.

APC FLag used to illustrate the story.

APC Primaries; Borno guber aspirant insists on cancellation

Mr Imam alleges that the entire primary election process was compromised.

APC Secretariat

APC’s only northern female senator speaks on automatic ticket

She also expressed her excitement with the emergence of another female senatorial candidate.

Zainab Gimba

Borno’s only female APC candidate speaks on rough road to victory at primary

Zainab Gimba was a commissioner in the state government from 2011 until last month.

Aisha Buhari

Adamawa: Aisha Buhari congratulates two female winners of APC Senate tickets

The president’s wife prays for the two women to emerge winners in the main election.

Gombe State on map

310 children die of acute malnutrition in Gombe health centres since 2016 – Official

Over 36,000 children have been admitted at 18 centres in the state within the period, says the official

At Alsarudeen Elementary School Osogbo, feeding time with vendors serving

140,000 Pupils benefit from school feeding in Adamawa

The programme in the state was flagged off on September 24 with a total of 1,666 food vendors.