North East


Gombe’s first speaker dies

Mr. Mohammad-Kwadon joined politics and was elected the first speaker of the state in 1999.

vaccination exercise [Photo: News Express NG]

Polio: UNICEF begins massive Africa immunisation, targets 116 million children

The exercise is one of the largest simultaneous immunisations ever conducted in the African continent.

The Emir of Deba, Abubakar Waziri

Gombe First Class Emir is dead

The deceased was emir for 33 years.

FILE PHOTO: Bomb explosion scene

Eight killed in fresh Maiduguri suicide attacks

A total of five suicide bombers, all male adults, were involved in the incidents.

Boko Haram

Nigerian military ignored intelligence before deadly Boko Haram attack — SSS, Police

Security officials and locals provide shocking details of their effort to alert the military before Wednesday’s attack.


Kidney theft: Patient surviving on life support machine – Commissioner

A doctor allegedly removed the victim’s kidney illegally during a surgery.

Governor Mohammed Bindow

Babale assumes office as Adamawa acting governor

Gov. Jibrilla has begun a two-week vacation.

Suicide bombers kill mother, two children in Borno

Suicide bombers kill mother, two children in Borno

The attack occurred on Saturday night after the late evening Muslim prayers.

FILE PHOTO: Boko Haram

Death toll in Borno village attack ‘far beyond’ reported — Deputy governor

The deputy governor says Boko Haram targeted a military base and a police station.

Bauch State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar

Another Bauchi governor’s aide resigns over ‘unfriendly working environment’

Also, the deputy caretaker chairman of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area, also tendered his resignation on Wednesday.


50, 000 malnourished children need urgent care in Borno – UNICEF

The agency is targeting to provide about 48,000 children with food and medical care every month.

Governor Mohammed Bindow

Governor Bindow writes Adamawa Assembly, to commence two weeks leave

Deputy Governor Martins Babale would serve as Acting Governor during Mr. Bindow’s absence.


Six killed as suicide bombers attack Maiduguri

The explosions occurred while residents were sleeping.

Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army probes church invasion by ‘soldiers’

The army says it did not send any of its personnel to the church.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

Over 30 killed in Adamawa road accident

The victims were mostly cattle traders going to Yola from Song


Drama as Adamawa commissioner inaugurates non-functional borehole

“This is embarrassing and unfortunate,” the commissioner said.

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

Boko Haram: Nigeria receives 22,463 returnees from Niger Republic

Over 10,000 returnees are also expected to be received and registered upon return in the next few days.

Governor Kashim Shettima
Photo: VOA Hausa

Borno governor gives suicide bomb victims N14 million

The governor offers N200 million credit facility to independent petroleum marketers.

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Nigerian fan dies celebrating Barcelona goal

Witnesses say the man died of “over excitement”.

Jolly Nyame

Alleged N1.64 billion fraud: Court adjourns trial of ex-Taraba governor Nyame

Mr. Nyame is facing a 41-count charge of misappropriation of state funds to the tune of N1.64 billion.

Bola Tinubu

Why we named estate after Tinubu – Borno Governor Shettima

“For us in Borno State APC, I must confess that we owe our political freedom …to the wisdom and sincerity of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.”

Bauch State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar

Bauchi approves death sentence for kidnapping

Convicts will serve life jail if their victims do not die.

IDP Camp

North East crisis one of world’s most neglected crises – UN

A UN team visited Borno State.

Scene of Nigerian Ground Troops that Recapture Baga (4)

Four soldiers injured as Nigerian troops capture 14 Boko Haram suspects – Official

The troops also recovered arms and ammunition from the suspects.

Ahmad Fintiri, Adamawa acting governor

Alleged N2.9 billion fraud: Trial of ex-Adamawa governor adjourned

The cross‎ examination of a witness will continue on the adjourned date.