North East

Boko Haram militants [Photo: Independent.ie]

Nigerian troops capture injured top Boko Haram terrorist in Borno

The suspect was captured just as eight of his colleagues were killed.

Bala Ngilari

EFCC reacts to acquittal of Adamawa ex-Governor Ngilari

An Adamawa High Court in Yola had on March 6 sentenced Mr. Ngilari to five years imprisonment

Bala Ngilari

Court of Appeal frees Adamawa governor of corruption charges

Mr. Ngilari was being prosecuted by the EFCC.

Donation of relief materials to returnees and communities affected by Boko Haram by Presidential Committee on North East Initiative, PCNI.

Presidential committee delivers relief materials to victims of insurgency in Adamawa

Items donated included 5,000 25 kg bags of assorted rice, millet and maize.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

Adamawa governor conducts minor cabinet reshuffle

A commissioner was deployed as acting vice chancellor of the state university.

Cattle on farm [Photo: View Point Nigeria]

Taraba Assembly passes bill against open grazing

Governor Darius Ishaku sent the bill to the Assembly on May 17

Adamawa State University

JUST IN: Adamawa governor dissolves governing board of state university

The governor appointed the education commissioner as acting vice chancellor‎.

2Face Idibia [Photo credit: NAN]

Tuface visits Borno IDP camps, blames insurgency on politicians

Tuface is currently an ambassador for UNHCR

PIC.1. AN OFFICIAL OF THE POLICE ANTI-BOMB SQUAD CHECKING SOME OF THE INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS (IDPs) EVACUATED FROM MUBI TRANSIT CAMP TO MALKOHI CAMP IN YOLA BY ADAMAWA STATE GOVERNMENT ON SATURDAY (24/9/16). ABOUT 350 IDPs, MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN WERE THUS EVACUATED. 
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37 suspected wives, children of Boko Haram members detained – Nigerian Army

The army said it is profiling the suspects.

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Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri

At least six powerful explosions occurred between 10:45 and 11:00 p.m.

Maize farm [Photo: HapaKenya]

Farmers commence cultivation in communities liberated from Boko Haram

The communities were reclaimed by Nigerian troops.

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Poor funding affecting Nigeria’s Great Green Wall Project

The project was launched by the Nigerian government in 2013

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Irate youths attack rescue workers at Maiduguri bomb blast scene

Soldiers kill two suspected female suicide bombers.

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Nigerian Army identifies new Boko Haram base, set to launch attack

The army will soon launch attacks on a new Boko Haram base in Lake Chad

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No work, no pay, Nigerian College tells striking workers

The management of the institution said it has no option but to apply the policy.

Cattle herd

Boko Haram straps suicide belt on 10-year-old Fulani boy, kill one

The boy was killed while his younger brother was injured.

Bomb blast

Bomb blast kills 12-year-old in Borno

The incident occurred at about 4:45 p.m., at one of the pastoralist hamlets in the area.

Patients in hospital ward [FILE PHOTO]

Hepatitis E cases on the rise in Borno — Officials

As at 2 July, 146 confirmed and suspected cases had been reported in three local government areas.

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku

Makarfi’s PDP victory: No victor, no vanquished says Governor Ishaku

The governor called for a united party

Ali Modu Sheriff

Borno APC celebrates Sheriff’s sack as PDP chairman

Mr. Sheriff was the former governor of Borno who handed over to the incumbent governor, Kashim Shettima, in 2011.

Bauchi State on the map

Bauchi seals 179 private health facilities

About 18 of them were health clinics and laboratories.

Police confirmed that 19 persons were killed and 23 others injured

Maiduguri attack update: Police confirm 19 killed 23 injured

About 12 of the victims were members of the Civilian JTF.

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Soldiers

Six Boko Haram fighters killed in battles with soldiers – Nigerian Army

One of the battles occurred along the shores of Lake Chad, a spokesperson said.

FILE PHOTO: Bombing in Maiduguri

Two explosions rock Maiduguri, suicide bombers suspected

The blasts occurred near the NNPC Mega station along the Maiduguri-Biu Highway.‎

Primary Healthcare Centre [Photo credit: LinkedIn]

World Population Day: NPC decries lack of access to family planning services

This year’s event is aimed at sensitizing Nigerians on the need to embark on family planning methods.