North East

Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram terrorists

ANALYSIS: Nigeria’s terror king, Shekau, connects east, west and centre in puzzling agenda

Now that “Imam Shekau has created cells in Niger and Zamfara states we are free to rejoin the group without the fear of reprisals,” one JAS fighter said.

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya

Governor Yahaya launches second phase of ‘Gombe Goes Green’ project

The governor explained that the overall launch of the Gombe Goes Green (3G) initiative was aimed at addressing some of the pressing ecological problems facing the state.

An IDPs Camp in Adamawa used to illustrate the story

NEMA begins distribution of relief materials to 5,000 victims of Adamawa communal conflict

Six trucks of building materials, food and other household materials were distributed to the communities

Former Adamawa State governor, Murtala Nyako. [Photo credit: OlaitanAjiboye]

Alleged N29bn Fraud: EFCC wants ex- governor Nyako, son to open defence

The EFCC had arraigned the defendants on a 37-count charge of criminal conspiracy, stealing, abuse of office and money laundering.

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

37 soldiers died in Boko Haram attack – Sources

The Nigeria military insists only two soldiers died.

Gombe State on map

Gombe considers stiffer penalty for rape, kidnapping

Mr Njodi said the present administration of Governor Inuwa Yahaya is passionate about recreating a society where ethics, norms and values are upheld and obeyed.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya

COVID-19: Gombe seeks UN support on social welfare scheme

Governor Yahaya seeks the UN’s support in his administration’s efforts to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the global pandemic.

NSCDC personnel used to illustrate the story will be protecting farmlands

Alleged gang leader, others arrested in Adamawa

“Michael Linus, 22, is on our watchlist. He specialises in Shila criminal activities, recruiting minors into criminal activities and sales of hard drugs

BUA (Obu) Cement Line 1 & 2

BUA to establish 3 million metric tonnes capacity cement plant in Adamawa

BUA says it will use new technologies to supply power to the proposed cement plant and communities of Guyuk and Lamurde.

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State [Photo: bauchistate.gov.ng/]

Bauchi Gov suspends Emir of Misau

The emir and two other traditional rulers were suspended over a land crisis between farmers and Fulani herders in the area.

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

Church loses eight pastors, over 8000 members to insurgency

The church says it is the single Christian denomination that is worse hit by activities of the Boko Haram terrorists.

Gombe State on map

COVID-19: Gombe official links low positive cases to public awareness, preventive measures

He said even though the state still conducts large testing, positive cases are still low.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Borno governor’s Chief of Staff dies

Borno state government confirmed in a press statement the death of Babagana Wakil

farmers [photocredit: Businessday.ng]

Police caution Yobe farmers against landmines

A farmer suffered injuries after he took an unexploded bomb home

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya

NIGCOMSAT sets up regional office in Gombe

NIGCOMSAT says it is setting up a zonal office in the state.

Gombe State governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya [Photo: Daily Trust]

COVID-19: Gombe discharges 350, records 19 deaths

Gombe has 134 active cases who are currently on admission at various isolation centres across the state.

Umaru Fintiri

COVID-19: Adamawa records 84 cases, six deaths – Official

Yola North LGA is leading with 47 positive cases, followed by Girei 11, Mubi North, 10 and Yola South, nine.

Honest Irmiya [PHOTO: TVCNews]

Hama Bachama in Adamawa, Honest Irmiya, dies at 66

The monarch died in the early hours of Sunday at his palace in Numan, Adamawa.

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

Boko Haram: Resurgence of attacks puts military in difficult situation – NSA

The NSA said the military needs every support it can get to succeed.

FRSC Officials on duty

Again, truck kills pedestrian in Onitsha

Last week, a truck lost control and rammed into a motor park along the Onitsha-Enugu expressway, killing two persons and injuring eight.

Borno governor, Babagana Zulum. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter account of Zulum]

Borno to monitor budgets of 172 registered NGOs, CSOs – Official

The governor earlier said the humanitarian system had been fraught with irregularities, duplication of services and alleged corruption.

University of Maiduguri

Despite Boko Haram, UNIMAID admitted more students than other universities in 2019

The school is one of 10 universities accounting for about one-sixth of all admissions in 2019.

Yobe State Governor, Mai-Mala Buni

Yobe Govt awards N5bn contract for two modern markets

The markets are to be sited at Potiskum and Gashua.

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum [PHOTO: Pulse.ng]

Nigeria needs more soldiers to defeat Boko Haram — Gov Zulum

The government wants Civilian-JTF members to be recruited into the military.

ISWAP Fighters

Gunmen attack Borno villages, kill five

There have been renewed Boko Haram attacks in some communities in Borno.