North East

Recapture of Mubi Town

Boko Haram: Your sacrifices won’t be in vain, Buratai tells wounded soldiers

He said that the army would provide all medical support for their quick recovery.

Governor Kashim Shettima

Borno 2019: God, not ‘Abuja politicians’ will choose my successor- Shettima

Mr Shettima says his successor will definitely come from amongst politicians of the younger generation.

Yobe on map

Yobe records peaceful Sallah celebration

The state is one of the three Northeastern states worst hit by Boko Haram terrorists.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

I’ll not dump APC – Gov. Bindow

The governor says his support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari will make him to stay in the ruling party.

Borno Gov speaks on alleged bombing of dam by insurgents

“Our findings reveal that one of the embankments got washed away.”


PDP defeats APC, wins Taraba Assembly election

The PDP won in five of the six wards where elections were held

Boko Haram: Military hands over 23 rescued children to Borno govt

The children were picked up during various military raids around the north-east region.

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

Flood: Three feared killed, hundreds displaced in Yola

Hundreds have been displaced.

Gombe State on map

Gombe police announce arrest of four drug barons

He said the drugs were sold mainly to criminals and other social miscreants.

Gombe snake centre exports over 400 snakes to England monthly – Official

The acts leads to lower prices for anti-snake venom.

Lai Mohammed lied, Nigerian govt paid ‘large ransom’ to free #DapchiGirls – UN report

 ‘’It is not true that we paid ransom for the release of the Dapchi girls,” Lai Mohammed had said.

ARam Market in Tudun Wada Kaduna

Sallah: Rams scarcity looms in Borno over military’s ban on livestock importation

Market operators call for lift of the ban.


How local artisans enhance effective immunisation coverage – Experts

The health experts speak about their experience with artisans in Bauchi.

Voters on queue in Kanti B polling unit 4

PDP rejects Bauchi by-election result, alleges rigging

The party also alleged collusion between the state government and security officials.

Fish Market in Baga, Maiduguir, in fire. [Photo credit: NAN]

Fire destroys Maiduguri fish market

“Most of the shops at the main fish market were burnt to ashes.”

@2:50am. Results from local government collation centres are still being awaited in Bauchi INEC office where the final results are to be announced. [Photo by: Abdulkareem Haruna]

UPDATED: APC floors PDP, wins Bauchi senatorial by-election

The APC won in six of the seven local governments in the district. 

Voters on queue in Kanti B polling unit 4

APC takes early lead in Bauchi South Senatorial Bye-election

Bauchi South Senatorial District comprises seven local government areas.

@2:50am. Results from local government collation centres are still being awaited in Bauchi INEC office where the final results are to be announced. [Photo by: Abdulkareem Haruna]

LIVE UPDATES: Bauchi Senatorial Bye-Election (Official INEC Results)

The election was held to fill the vacancy created by the death of the last occupant, Ali Wakili.

Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Bauchi By-election: Dogara not allowed to vote

Mr Dogara arrived late at the polling station.

Voters queue for accreditation at Bagel polling unit 001

LIVE UPDATES: APC, PDP, seven others battle for Bauchi South Senatorial District

The contest is expected to be between the APC and the PDP.

Borno NLC threatens strike action over unpaid gratuities

The official says retired workers are being owed over N20 billion in arrears.

Nigerian Police on patrol

By-election: Police restrict movement in 7 LGAs of Bauchi

The police say the restriction will not affect those on essential duties, who must however carry their valid identification cards.

youth pressure group, Borno Youth and Students Discussion (BYSD-Forum

2019: Group wants Borno Senator Ali Ndume replaced

Mr Ndume has been at the National Assembly since 2003.

Senator Danjuma Goje

Danjuma Goje’s former Chief of Staff defects to PDP

The politician is now eyeing Mr Goje’s senate seat.

Borno governor, Kashim Shettima celebrates best JAMB candidate for 2018, Israel Zakari

Borno governor celebrates best JAMB candidate for 2018

The governor gives Master Zakari, an indigene of Borno N5 million to aid his university education.