North East

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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

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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.

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq

Boko Haram: Minister condemns Auno attack

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State blamed the military for the attack

Buhari Visit to Maiduguri

Boko Haram: Protesters boo Buhari in Maiduguri

“Buhari, we don’t like you. We don’t want you anymore,” the protesters chanted in Hausa.

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

Nigerian Army troops capture terrorists, rescue captives in Borno

The army says the 25 Task Force Brigade and the civilian JTF unleashed superior fire power on some ISWAP terrorists at Njaba along Damboa-Bale road on Sunday.

Nigerian Army fighting Boko Haram

Auno Killings: NLC urges Nigerian military to review Boko Haram strategy

Boko Haram fighters killed 30 stranded travellers on Sunday in Auno, a village 24 kilometres from Maiduguri

Taraba State on map

Taraba conducts LG polls May 16

Caretaker Committee chairmen are currently holding the offices in the local government areas in Taraba State.

Boko Haram

Many killed as Boko Haram attacks stranded travellers at Maiduguri gate

The insurgents also abducted many travelers mostly women after setting vehicles ablaze.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Borno govt reopens Maiduguri-Dikwa road five years after

NAN reports that the 86km road was closed to motorists in 2015 at the peak of Boko Haram activities in the Northern part of the state.

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

We’ll never allow Boko Haram control territory again – Theatre Commander

The commander dismissed the insurgents’ attempt to retake any territory “as dream that will never come to pass for them”.

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Borno initiates research grant to curb renal, kidney diseases

The move is to check the high prevalence of renal failure in Borno State.

Rescued Chibok girls reunite with parents

We’re being targetted for ‘annihilation’, Chibok residents say

The group says at least 20 parents of the abducted girls have died from trauma and violence.

Nigeria Police officers

Suspected militia behead two farmers in Taraba

Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups have been engaged in bloody conflicts that have led to loss of lives and properties over the years.

J-10 Jet fighter. [Photo: Airforce Technology]

NAF inaugurates Air Provost K9 wing in Bauchi

The 057 Air Provost K9 Wing Investigation Group will enhance counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency in the North East.

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

Gunmen abduct NBA official in Taraba

The police spokesperson in Taraba says efforts are on to rescue the female lawyer.

Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor sacks 5,000 workers over “improper employment”

The affected workers were employed by the administration of former governor Bindow

Umaru Fintiri

Gov. Fintiri inaugurates 15 new permanent Secretaries

The 15 new permanent secretaries were elevated after passing through rigorous modalities and testing.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Why insurgency persists in North East – Gov. Zulum

Mr Zulum says insurgency persists in the North East region due to trust deficit between military and civil authorities.

Lassa fever

Four die of Lassa fever in Taraba

The Taraba State government says 15 suspected cases were tested and five turned out positive, out of which four died.

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.