North East

106th Dapchi schoolgirl held back for not denouncing Christian faith

Liya Sharubu was said to have been held back when she refused to put on the hijab.

#DapchiGirls: 105 girls now confirmed released by Boko Haram – Lai Mohammed

“What we have now is 105 girls and a boy; that makes it 106 persons released today.”

UPDATED: #Dapchigirls leave Damaturu for Maiduguri amidst heavy military escort

The federal government had earlier said 101 of the 110 kidnapped girls were released.

VIDEO: Army rotates 3,000 troops in North-east

”The exercise was approved by the Army Headquarters to serve as a morale booster”.

#DapchiGirls: Nigerian govt revises number of released girls

The government has released two new figures since confirming 76 girls had been freed.

#Dapchi: Borno govt shuts down boarding schools indefinitely

The council also a[[roved the opening of the Maiduguri-Bama road on 24th March to all civilian traffic.

#Dapchi: Group wants African Union Commission to investigate abduction

The group wants the AU commission to put pressure on the Nigerian government.

Adamawa on map

Blind people protest against alleged discrimination, neglect

The protesters say the blind training centres in Adamwa state have been neglected to the extent that some of them are no more habitable


How books, food donated by UN, WFP to Nigerian IDPs are repackaged and sold — NSCDC

A suspect has been arrested for the offence.

Boko Haram: UNHCR enrols 300 orphans in Borno private school

The agency is providing for the tuition and feeding of the pupils.

Boko Haram: 91,000 Nigerian refugees to return from Cameroon – International agency

About 87,000 of the refugees are from Borno State

APC may soon die, Ex-governor and party member warns

The former governor asks the ruling party to urgently hold its national convention.

Nigerian Army

Troops kill four, arrest nine militiamen in Bauchi

The militiamen reportedly fired at the troops on patrol.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram planning to attack Maiduguri using car bombs – Police

A security council meeting was held.


Traditional ruler escapes abduction, kills two kidnappers, injures others in Taraba

The state government says the increasing cases of kidnaping has become a source of concern to it

Two dead, nine injured in Maiduguri suicide explosion

The two of them died instantly.

Governor Jibrilla Bindow

Adamawa govt empowers 10,000 youth

The youth were supported in various areas of economy to create wealth and reduce restiveness

Yobe governor urges colleagues to prioritise salaries, pensions

Most state governments are owing their workers and pensioners salaries and entitlements ranging from one to 36 months

100 candidates miss UTME in Adamawa

A total of 3,115 candidates have sat for the examination in five designated centres in the state since it commenced last Friday.

Air raid: Adamawa communities vow to drag Nigerian Air Force to ICC for alleged killings

The communities want an international investigation into the air raids of December 4 last year.

UPDATED: Ex-Adamawa Governor Abubakar Michika is dead

He will be buried on Sunday according to Islamic rites.

Access bank offers automatic employment to 51 first class graduates of Gombe University

The state governor also offered employment to the graduating students.