North East

Adamawa on map

Adamawa: Aggrieved House of Assembly aspirants threaten to ditch APC

The aspirants decried the award of automatic tickets to serving state legislators.

Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.

APC defeats PDP to win Bauchi Rep by-election

Only the APC and PDP fielded candidates for the elections.

Anam Yams

Food insecurity in North-East reduces from 2.6m persons to 1.7m persons – FAO Rep

The state government’s partnership with FAO has impacted positively in uplifting food insecurity and livelihood of the people.

Shehu Gabam, National Secretary, SDP

SDP affirms Bello as governorship candidate in Adamawa

The party defends its choice.

Boko HAram

Nigerian jets destroy Boko Haram’s former tactical hq – Official

“The attack has led to the obliteration of the identified buildings and neutralisation of its BHT occupants,”

Boko Haram

Tension in Borno as Boko Haram abducts nine women, kills man

The insurgents raided the farms Wednesday and Thursday.


UN spends $70 million on humanitarian assistance in North-East

The agency says over seven million people in the region are in need of life-saving assistance due to the Boko Haram insurgency.

Dapchi: Nine months after abduction saga, school reopens

The principal says 80 per cent of the students and teachers have resumed.


Man remanded for alleged rape of neighbour’s nine-year old girl

Mr Yahaya at about 8 p.m. allegedly entered the sitting room of his neighbour and raped the girl.

Village raided by Boko Haram insurgents.

One killed, village burnt as Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri suburb

Residents narrate how the attack occurred late at night.

Borno State, Kashim Shattima. [Photo credit:]

Borno APC tackles PDP governorship candidate over allegation of unpaid pensioners

APC says only 500 out of 9,500 pensioners yet to be paid due to hitches in verification and biometric data capturing exercise.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

103 die in Gombe road accidents in two years – FRSC

Agency says 856 people were involved in crashes this year, up from 760 in 2017.

President Muhammadu Buhari

We’re committed to ending Boko Haram insurgency – Buhari

Mr Buhari also harps on the need for concerted efforts to rebuild places destroyed by insurgents.

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

PDP governorship candidate wants investigation of Borno’s use of Paris Club refunds

The candidate condemns the non-payment of retirees benefits.

NYSC to host Borno, Yobe orientation in Gombe

Verification exercise will end at midnight of Sunday, November 18.


ASUU accuses SSS of arresting chapter chairman

Mr Maina alleged that Mr Babayo was detained by the SSS operatives.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram steals 200 cows, 300 sheep, goats in Borno community —NEMA

Residents are now returning to the community.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

2019: Four women among 28 candidates to contest Adamawa governorship

Two other women were cleared by INEC to run for the position of deputy governor.

Boko Haram

Hundreds flee Maiduguri suburb as Boko Haram attacks

Stranded residents are arriving Maiduguri city centre as another attack unfolds in the suburb.

Atiku Abubakar [Photo: THISDAYLIVE]

Atiku’s Gotel Communications speaks on N33,000 minimum wage

Reports claimed the main opposition’s presidential candidate ordered an upward review of 100,000 his employees’ salaries.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police arrest Quranic teacher for alleged rape of five-year-old

The police arrest another for alleged homosexuality.


Borno governor meets protesting pensioners

The aggrieved pensioners said they had to resort to the protest after exhausting all channels of diplomacy.


Borno saves N500 million monthly from 12,000 ghost workers – Gov. Shettima

The governor directs the state’s civil servants biometric verification committee to address the cases of 500 pensioners pending before it within two weeks.

The protesting pensioners

Protesting pensioners storm Borno secretariat over unpaid wages

The aggrieved pensioners say they have not received wages in the past two years.

Adamawa on map

Bill to raise teachers’ retirement age passes second reading at Adamawa Assembly

A lawmaker says the bill, would among other things, restore the lost glory of public schools