Northeast Nigeria

Federal High Court adjourns trial of 73 Boko Haram suspects indefinitely

Federal High Court adjourns trial of 73 Boko Haram suspects indefinitely

Federal High Court adjourns trial of 73 Boko Haram suspects indefinitely
Why 30,000 Nigerian soldiers are homeless - Ex-army chief Ihejirika

Why 30,000 Nigerian soldiers are homeless - Ex-army chief Ihejirika

Former chief of army staff, Lieutenant-General Azubuike Ihejirika (retd) has said the poor and inadequate accommodation has left about 30,000 homeless. Ihejirika advocated for the construction of new barracks for troops.

Why 30,000 Nigerian soldiers are homeless - Ex-army chief Ihejirika
Nigerian Air Force senior officers pay Christmas visit to frontline troops in Maiduguri (photos)

Nigerian Air Force senior officers pay Christmas visit to frontline troops in Maiduguri (photos)

A team of senior officers from headquarters Nigerian Air Force celebrated this year’s Christmas with airmen/airwomen of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri.

Nigerian Air Force senior officers pay Christmas visit to frontline troops in Maiduguri (photos)
Troops pursue Boko Haram insurgents after Maiduguri attack - Commander

Troops pursue Boko Haram insurgents after Maiduguri attack - Commander

The Nigerian army on December 25 said its troops had been in pursuit of Boko Haram insurgents after repelling insurgents’ attack at Moloi area of Maiduguri.

Troops pursue Boko Haram insurgents after Maiduguri attack - Commander
Just in: Soldiers kill 3 Boko Haram insurgents, recover 200 cattle

Just in: Soldiers kill 3 Boko Haram insurgents, recover 200 cattle

The Nigerian army on Monday, December 25, said its troops killed three Boko Haram insurgents and recovered 200 cattle in Borno state, northeast Nigeria.

Just in: Soldiers kill 3 Boko Haram insurgents, recover 200 cattle
Gunmen kidnap 3, kill man who challenged them for seizing his son’s two wives

Gunmen kidnap 3, kill man who challenged them for seizing his son’s two wives

Gunmen early hours of Tuesday attacked Gidan Banobi community in Zazzaga district, Munya local government area of Niger state, kidnapped three persons.

Gunmen kidnap 3, kill man who challenged them for seizing his son’s two wives
Nigerians, Borno peoples' lives beyond APC, PDP - Shettima defends $1bn to end boko haram

Nigerians, Borno peoples' lives beyond APC, PDP - Shettima defends $1bn to end boko haram

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has called on Nigerians not to play politics with national security because of the 2019.presidential elections.

Nigerians, Borno peoples' lives beyond APC, PDP - Shettima defends $1bn to end boko haram
Police arrest top Boko Haram kingpin in Borno

Police arrest top Boko Haram kingpin in Borno

A security source has revealed that a top Boko Haram commander was arrested on Thursday, December 14, by the intelligence unit of the Borno state police command

Police arrest top Boko Haram kingpin in Borno
APC senator faults FG's approval of $1bn to fight insurgency in northeast

APC senator faults FG's approval of $1bn to fight insurgency in northeast

Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central senatorial district has faulted the federal government’s approval of $1bn to fight Boko Haram insurgency.

APC senator faults FG's approval of $1bn to fight insurgency in northeast
Theatre commander seeks community support to crush Boko Haram

Theatre commander seeks community support to crush Boko Haram

Maj.-Gen Rogers Nicholas, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole has called on people in the northeast to support the military in the counter-insurgency.

Theatre commander seeks community support to crush Boko Haram
I eliminated 5 Boko Haram commanders, 70 other terrorists under my watch - Former theater commander

I eliminated 5 Boko Haram commanders, 70 other terrorists under my watch - Former theater commander

The former theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Ibrahim Attahiru, has disclosed that the army operations under his watch killed five Boko Haram leaders.

I eliminated 5 Boko Haram commanders, 70 other terrorists under my watch - Former theater commander
After Adamawa attack, Osinbajo arrives Yola, emphasises Buhari's commitment to end insurgency

After Adamawa attack, Osinbajo arrives Yola, emphasises Buhari's commitment to end insurgency

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was received by Adamawa state governor Bindo Jibrilla. Osinbajo’s first meeting will be with the Lamido of Adamawa state.

After Adamawa attack, Osinbajo arrives Yola, emphasises Buhari's commitment to end insurgency
General Buratai reveals what must be done to finally defeat Boko Haram insurgents

General Buratai reveals what must be done to finally defeat Boko Haram insurgents

The chief of army staff, Lt Gen Buratai, has said the political class, intelligence community, Nigeria police have roles to play for the B’Haram war to end.

General Buratai reveals what must be done to finally defeat Boko Haram insurgents
General Olonisakin visits troops battling Boko Haram in northeast

General Olonisakin visits troops battling Boko Haram in northeast

The chief of defence staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, on Wednesday, November 22, began an operational visit to troops fighting the Boko Haram insurgents.

General Olonisakin visits troops battling Boko Haram in northeast
Amnesty International condemns Boko Haram attack in Adamawa state

Amnesty International condemns Boko Haram attack in Adamawa state

The director of Amnesty International Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, condemns the deadly Boko Haram attack at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa state, that killed 50 people.

Amnesty International condemns Boko Haram attack in Adamawa state
Dialogue with Boko Haram fighters, they are Nigerians - PDP chieftain tells FG

Dialogue with Boko Haram fighters, they are Nigerians - PDP chieftain tells FG

Chief Emmanuel Inwuayanwu has called on the Federal government to begin a process of dialoguing with Boko Haram insurgents as a way of addressing the crises.

Dialogue with Boko Haram fighters, they are Nigerians - PDP chieftain tells FG
Analyst reviews how soldiers, Nigerian army served the nation in 2017 (Opinion)

Analyst reviews how soldiers, Nigerian army served the nation in 2017 (Opinion)

But it was met with the stiffest resistance they had ever encountered since 2011, when insurgents peaked heinous atrocities against the Nigerian state.

Analyst reviews how soldiers, Nigerian army served the nation in 2017 (Opinion)
Troops destroy suspected Boko Haram training camp in Borno state

Troops destroy suspected Boko Haram training camp in Borno state

Soldiers have rescued 5 persons from Boko Haram captivity and destroyed a camp suspected to be used for training of inducted terrorists in Borno state.

Troops destroy suspected Boko Haram training camp in Borno state
Buhari assents to northeast development commission bill

Buhari assents to northeast development commission bill

He noted that the commission had the mandate to receive and manage funds allocated by federal government and international donor agencies for the resettlement.

Buhari assents to northeast development commission bill
Buhari is right, international bodies should focus on Northeast Nigeria - Saraki

Buhari is right, international bodies should focus on Northeast Nigeria - Saraki

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerians not to berate President Muhammadu Buhari for his call for focus on the Northeast area.

Buhari is right, international bodies should focus on Northeast Nigeria - Saraki
I was vice president when Buhari spoke with Word Bank - Ezekwesili defends president

I was vice president when Buhari spoke with Word Bank - Ezekwesili defends president

Oby Ezekwesili has come to the defense of the president over the allegation that President Buhari asked the World Bank to shift attention to northeast.

I was vice president when Buhari spoke with Word Bank - Ezekwesili defends president
BREAKING: Four teenage bombers die on a failed mission in Maiduguri (photos)

BREAKING: Four teenage bombers die on a failed mission in Maiduguri (photos)

Four bombers were said to have been killed in a failed attempt to wreak havoc on Maiduguri, Borno state on the night of Wednesday, October 11, residents claim.

BREAKING: Four teenage bombers die on a failed mission in Maiduguri (photos)
Group calls on Buhari to reinstate Babachir Lawal if Osinbajo-led panel did not indict him

Group calls on Buhari to reinstate Babachir Lawal if Osinbajo-led panel did not indict him

A sociopolitical group, north east youth forum has called on President Muhammad Buhari to reinstate the suspended secretary to government of the federation.

Group calls on Buhari to reinstate Babachir Lawal if Osinbajo-led panel did not indict him
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