North East

Governor Kashim Shettima
Photo: VOA Hausa

Shettima redeploys 41 Borno permanent secretaries

About 27 permanent secretaries were redeployed while 14 others got new posting.

President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo (l) with the Deputy Governor of Gombe State, Mr Charles Iliya during the visit of a delegation of Ohanaeze Ndigbo led by Chief Nwodo to Gombe State Friday (22/9/17).

Ohanaeze Ndigbo leader preaches unity in Gombe

He also stressed the devastating effects of the civil war

John Odigie-Oyegun, APC Chairman

APC Chairman Oyegun denies attending reported Osinbajo, Sheriff meeting

Mr. Oyegun said he has not set eyes on Mr. Sheriff in two years

Students writing exams

Why we are withholding results of thousands of Borno students – NECO

About 29,000 students sat for the NECO examination in Borno.

Adamawa on map

Soldiers allegedly kill farmer in Adamawa for violating motorcycle ban

There is a three-year old ban on use of motorcycle in parts of Adamawa affected by Boko Haram insurgency.

Boko Haram militants. [Photo credit:]

‎Nine IDPs killed by Boko Haram buried

The victims were attacked while working on their farms.

vaccination exercise [Photo: News Express NG]

WHO begins cholera vaccination for one million in Borno

WHO says more than 2,600 suspected cholera cases and 40 deaths have been reported in Borno, following heavy rainfall this year and lack of access to safe water

Nigerian Soldiers
[Photo Credit: Olisa TV]

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack, kill 18 terrorists

The troops recovered arms and ammunition and the operating vehicle of the terrorists.


48 persons die of cholera in Borno – MSF

About 2,627 cases of the disease were recorded by the state ministry of health.

Hajj pilgrims

Hajj 2017: Adamawa Speaker reacts to alleged hijacking of pilgrims’ flight

The Speaker was the official leader of pilgrims from the state

Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Dr. Danlami Rukujei presenting ieam to one of the IDPs

Presidential Committee Distributes Relief Items To IDPs In Gombe

Agency urged beneficiaries not to sell the materials

Suspected suicied bomber used to illustrate the story' [Photo credit: New Mail Nigeria]

UNICEF Urges Boko Haram To Stop Using Children As Suicide Bombers

The Fund noted with dismay that too many children were destroyed by the crisis in the North-East region.

Boko Haram militants. [Photo credit:]

Boko Haram commander, others surrender

There were five children among members of the families of the surrendering insurgents.

Boko Haram militants. [Photo credit:]

UN Humanitarian Interventions Save Millions of Lives in North East – Official

The official said since the beginning of the conflict more than 20, 000 people have been killed, thousands of women and children abducted.

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam

Yobe Govt. Approves N11.3 billion For Cargo Airport

The government said the facility will facilitate transportation of goods into and out of the state

Governor Jibrilla Bindow
Photo: BBC Hausa

Gov. Bindow plans to inject more resources into state civil service

The governor said the civil service is a veritable instrument for positive change.


PCNI, VSF spend N6 billion in North-east interventions – Official

“We intend to spend a lot more in returning people back to their homes.”

Ibrahim Dankwambo [Photo credit: The Worldfolio]

Gombe Govt. To Construct 3 Hospitals With N1.5 billion

All the hospitals in the state were equipped through the Sustainable Development Goals programme

university of maiduguri teaching hospital

Resident doctors strike paralyses activities at Maiduguri Teaching Hospital

The doctors commenced a nationwide strike on Monday.

Market. [Photo credit: Around the World in 80 Clicks]

Farmers Predict Bumper Harvest As Prices Drop

Traders attribute the drop in prices to anticipated good harvest.

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

Borno records 23 cholera deaths in three weeks- UN agency

An Emergency Operational Centre has been set up to manage outbreak.

EFCC operative

Top Gombe govt official arrested for allegedly diverting materials meant for IDPs

The stolen items were sold illegally by the suspects, the EFCC said.

FILE PHOTO: Participants at the 7th Annual Nurses Conference in Lagos 
on Tuesday (24/2/15)

Bauchi lacks adequate doctors, nurses, midwives -Official

“The board has 867 nurses and 15 pharmacists manning our hospitals and other health facilities in the state.”

Ivorian Soldiers [Photo Credit: allAfrica]

Nigerian troops kill several bicycle-riding Boko Haram members – Official

“Many other terrorists escaped with gun wounds.”

IDP Camp

Seven die of cholera in Borno IDP camp – MSF

About 200 people have been treated for the disease.