North East


How local artisans enhance effective immunisation coverage – Experts

The health experts speak about their experience with artisans in Bauchi.

Voters on queue in Kanti B polling unit 4

PDP rejects Bauchi by-election result, alleges rigging

The party also alleged collusion between the state government and security officials.

Fish Market in Baga, Maiduguir, in fire. [Photo credit: NAN]

Fire destroys Maiduguri fish market

“Most of the shops at the main fish market were burnt to ashes.”

@2:50am. Results from local government collation centres are still being awaited in Bauchi INEC office where the final results are to be announced. [Photo by: Abdulkareem Haruna]

UPDATED: APC floors PDP, wins Bauchi senatorial by-election

The APC won in six of the seven local governments in the district. 

Voters on queue in Kanti B polling unit 4

APC takes early lead in Bauchi South Senatorial Bye-election

Bauchi South Senatorial District comprises seven local government areas.

@2:50am. Results from local government collation centres are still being awaited in Bauchi INEC office where the final results are to be announced. [Photo by: Abdulkareem Haruna]

LIVE UPDATES: Bauchi Senatorial Bye-Election (Official INEC Results)

The election was held to fill the vacancy created by the death of the last occupant, Ali Wakili.

Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Bauchi By-election: Dogara not allowed to vote

Mr Dogara arrived late at the polling station.

Voters queue for accreditation at Bagel polling unit 001

LIVE UPDATES: APC, PDP, seven others battle for Bauchi South Senatorial District

The contest is expected to be between the APC and the PDP.

Borno NLC threatens strike action over unpaid gratuities

The official says retired workers are being owed over N20 billion in arrears.

Nigerian Police on patrol

By-election: Police restrict movement in 7 LGAs of Bauchi

The police say the restriction will not affect those on essential duties, who must however carry their valid identification cards.

youth pressure group, Borno Youth and Students Discussion (BYSD-Forum

2019: Group wants Borno Senator Ali Ndume replaced

Mr Ndume has been at the National Assembly since 2003.

Senator Danjuma Goje

Danjuma Goje’s former Chief of Staff defects to PDP

The politician is now eyeing Mr Goje’s senate seat.

Borno governor, Kashim Shettima celebrates best JAMB candidate for 2018, Israel Zakari

Borno governor celebrates best JAMB candidate for 2018

The governor gives Master Zakari, an indigene of Borno N5 million to aid his university education.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

I am not under pressure to drop my deputy – Adamawa Governor

The governor blames politicians for the report.


NYSC declares 3 day mourning for drowned corps members

Nine corps members drowned at the Mayo-Selbe river in Taraba State on Saturday while on a picnic.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

Adamawa governor replaces two commissioners who defected to PDP

The governor wished them well in their future endeavours.

Safiya Ilyasu

Bauchi Senatorial Bye-election: Defeated APC aspirant speaks on next move

Despite defeat, Mrs Ilyasu insists she is the best hand for the job.

File photo of a Nigerian Air Force’s NAF 477 Alpha Fighter Jet and personnel at the Umaru Musa Yar'Adua International Airport, Katsina before flying to Zamfara for Operation 'Diran Mikiya' to flush out armed bandits terrorising the state. 04138/1/8/2018/Zubairu Idris/BJO/NAN

NAF fighter jet destroys Boko Haram hideout in Borno

The operation was carried out on Friday, an official explains.

Attahiru Bafarawa

Court acquits ex-Sokoto governor Bafarawa of corruption charges

“The EFCC described the ruling as “shocking and unacceptable.”

Isa Yuguda of Bauchi

INEC clears Ex-Governor Yuguda, 8 others for Bauchi senatorial by-election

The by-election will hold on August 11

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

2019: Governor Ganduje speaks on impeachment of Kano speaker

Kano Assembly re-elected a former speaker on Monday.

Some of the tricyclists protesting

Tension in Maiduguri as Keke NAPEP riders block roads, protest ‘maltreatment’

Soldiers have deployed in some areas.

Recapture of Mubi Town

Soldiers kill 16 Boko Haram members, recover gun trucks – Official

The army repelled an attack on a Borno community.

Abubakar Hashidu

Former Gombe governor, Hashidu, is dead

Mr Hashidu died at age 74.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram attack on Jakana, Borno repelled – Nigerian Army

Dozens of the insurgents armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed the Jakana Thursday evening.