Insurgents suspected to be Boko Haram members attacked a village in Borno on Saturday razing several houses.
Matriculating students of American University of Nigeria (AUN) were on Monday advised to overcome the circumstances of their birth and childhood challenges in a bid to achieve greatness. President of the university, Dawn Dekle gave the advice in Yola, Adamawa State during the 2018 Fall Semester convocation and pledge ceremony. Mrs. Dekle urged the students […]
No fewer than three people have been killed and hundreds of people displaced following a monsoon rainfall in Adamawa. A heavy rainfall was recorded in some areas of the state last Thursday night. It was gathered that the affected areas included Yolde-Pate, Jambutu and Loko in Yola South, Yola North and Song Local Government Areas […]
Muslim group says Nigerians should work with the Nigerian Army in order to combat terrorism in the North-East The Council of Ulamas under the Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa Iqamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS), Nigeria Zone B, Maiduguri, has called on Nigerians to work with the Nigerian Army in order to combat terrorism in the North-East. Malam Ali […]
President Muhammadu Buhari flagged off the All Progressives Congress’ campaign for the Bauchi South Senatorial bye-election on Thursday calling on all to vote for the party’s candidate. The party’s flag bearer is Lawal Yahya Gumau. The event which was held at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, was attended by top members of the APC […]
American University of Nigeria (AUN) will join a consortium of nine universities in a research project to build a database on Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad basin. The other universities in the consortium will come from Canada, Chad, Niger and the Republic of Cameroon. A statement obtained from the AUN’s Public Relations Department, […]
Audu Sule Katagum has been sworn in as the new Deputy Governor of Bauchi State. He was sworn in on Monday after screening and confirmation by the Bauchi State House of Assembly on Friday. He was sworn in at the multi-purpose indoor sports hall, Bauchi, with the administration of the oaths of allegiance and office by the Grand […]
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has called on security agencies to arrest the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association over the killings in Plateau State at the weekend. Ortom made the call on Tuesday while commiserating with the government and the people of Plateau State. At the weekend, no fewer than 86 people were killed […]
A witness said that two separate bomb blasts occurred in Shuwari and Abbachari, at about 8:30 p.m.
The Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari, on Friday, said he had dropped his position as the Chief Security Officer of the state. He said the decision followed the incessant killings in the state. Speaking with journalists in Talata-Mafara, Yari said it was unfortunate that he was referred to as the Chief Security Officer of the […]