North East

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

UPDATED: Five aid workers abducted by Boko Haram freed

The release was reportedly facilitated by the SSS

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

I’m not hospitalised in London, Bauchi governor says

The governor had on Monday sent a message from London that he was in the United Kingdom to seek medical care for an undisclosed condition.

Nigeria Police Force

Police shoot student in Yola

In an attempt to disperse the crowd, one of the officers fired gunshots and a stray bullet hit the victim, who was not among the protesters.

Yobe on map

Yobe selects 228 students for Indian scholarship

The process of selecting the 228 students has been criticized by some residents of the state.

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

Supreme Court Verdict: Sick Bauchi Governor writes from London hospital

The governor also said he would be returning home “to fight those plotting his defeat from within his government”.

Yobe State Governor, Mai-Mala Buni

Yobe Govt. constitutes committee on minimum wage

The 11-member committee is headed by the acting Head of Service.

Borno governor gives army, police, others 70 vans

Boko Haram: Borno governor gives army, police, others 70 vans

Boko Haram and it’s ISWAP splinter faction have, in the past weeks, stepped up daily attacks on highways and communities in the state.

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

Boko Haram abducts 7 travellers near Maiduguri

The source, who witnessed the incident, said the attackers were all armed and some were dressed in military uniforms.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Borno governor appoints 27 additional advisers

Some of the appointees are Nigerians from other states but residing in Borno.

Market on fire (Photo Credit: Saharareporters)

Mother, three daughters perish in Yobe fire

An official of Damaturu Fire Station says the three victims died because there was no back door in the house to serve as an emergency exit.

Nigerian Soldiers

Nigerian troops repel another Boko Haram attack in Monguno

Sources from Monguno said soldiers battled for several hours to repel the attack.

The protesters

Adamawa communities protest upsurge in kidnapping, alleged police collusion

The protesters accuse the police of releasing kidnapping suspects; the police deny this.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, speaking to his people.

Boko Haram: Borno governor stops soldiers from evacuating two communities

The army, according to the governor, did not notify the state government or the federal government of the evacuation.

Bala Mohammed

Bank Verification: Bauchi uncovers 596 ghost workers on payroll

The names of the ghost workers are to be removed from the payroll in line with the recommendation of a committee.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Furious Borno governor accuses soldiers of extortion

“You are all here collecting N500 and N1000 from poor travellers who don’t have national ID card,” the Borno governor said.

Borno begins construction of North-east's first flyover bridge

Borno begins construction of North-east’s first flyover bridge

Maiduguri’s population has in the last six years doubled due to the influx of people displaced from their rural settlements by the Boko Haram conflict.

Adamawa on map

Doctor kidnapped in Adamawa

The leadership of the NMA and Association of Resident Doctors visited the victim’s family.

Nigerian Soldiers

Many killed as soldiers engage Boko Haram in fierce battle

According to an official of the Civilian JTF, the insurgents stormed the village last night at about 7.30 p.m.

Tukur Buratai and the troops.

Nigerian Air Force ‘neutralises’ Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest

The air force says its surveillance aircraft spotted a BHT gun truck under a tree along with scores of BHT fighters converged around the tree on the outskirts of the settlement.

Nigerian Soldiers

Michika residents troop back home after night attack

The attack was repelled by the military.

ARMY: Nigerian Soldiers (Army) on duty. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian]

Many killed as troops engage Boko Haram in Adamawa

This latest attack is coming barely three days after a visit by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai to troops in the front line of the battle.

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

Residents flee to mountains as Boko Haram attacks Adamawa villages

The attack which commenced at about 6 p.m. lasted for many hours.

Fire razes home of Borno physician

The fire which started at about 9 a.m razed downthe entire building

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai climbing Alimankara hill in Gwoza LGA of Borno State

Buratai visits Police training college, troops in Gwoza

The college is one of the critical security institutions overran by the Boko Haram terrorists during the peak of their activities in Borno state in August 2014

Bala Mohammed, Governor of Bauchi State.

Bauchi Govt approves N30,000 new minimum wage

The statement said the approval is with “immediate effect.”