Northeastern Nigeria

General Buratai reaffirms army’s commitment to human rights

General Buratai reaffirms army’s commitment to human rights

General Buratai reaffirms army’s commitment to human rights
Suspected Boko Haram bombers attack Adamawa residents

Suspected Boko Haram bombers attack Adamawa residents

There was panic in Tsilda village, in Madagali local government area of Adamawa state after two bombers detonated explosive devices and killed two people.

Suspected Boko Haram bombers attack Adamawa residents
FG releases allowances to soldiers battling Boko Haram in northeast

FG releases allowances to soldiers battling Boko Haram in northeast

FG has released the funds for the payment of operational allowances of thousands of Nigerian soldiers fighting in several military operations in the country.

FG releases allowances to soldiers battling Boko Haram in northeast
Nigerian Air Force boosts operational effectiveness as it graduates 24 fitter machinists (photos)

Nigerian Air Force boosts operational effectiveness as it graduates 24 fitter machinists (photos)

The air force has graduated the first set of 24 fitter machinists trained in-house in line with its objective to enhance maintenance capacity of its aircraft.

Nigerian Air Force boosts operational effectiveness as it graduates 24 fitter machinists (photos)
37 corps members to repeat service year in Kano, Anambra

37 corps members to repeat service year in Kano, Anambra

No fewer than 21 Corps members from Batch ‘B’ Streams I and II serving in Kano state would repeat their service year due to various acts of indiscipline.

37 corps members to repeat service year in Kano, Anambra
Nigerian Air Force inducts new bell helicopter seized from Rivers state government (photos)

Nigerian Air Force inducts new bell helicopter seized from Rivers state government (photos)

One of the helicopters seized from the Rivers state government by the federal government has been inducted into the Nigerian air force by Air Marshal Abubakar.

Nigerian Air Force inducts new bell helicopter seized from Rivers state government (photos)
Aisha Buhari welcomes NEDC, congratulates people of northeast region

Aisha Buhari welcomes NEDC, congratulates people of northeast region

Wife of the president, Aisha has congratulated the Governments and people of the northeast region on the establishment of the northeast Development Commission.

Aisha Buhari welcomes NEDC, congratulates people of northeast region
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
Nigerian Air Force begins intensive day and night bombardment of Boko Haram positions (video)

Nigerian Air Force begins intensive day and night bombardment of Boko Haram positions (video)

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has bombed some Boko Haram targets in the northeast of Nigeria as it commenced intensive day and night bombardment insurgents.

Nigerian Air Force begins intensive day and night bombardment of Boko Haram positions (video)
Northeast reportedly has the highest percentage of voters in Nigeria

Northeast reportedly has the highest percentage of voters in Nigeria

An emerging report has shown that the northeast Nigeria has the highest numbers of registered voters in the country, with the south west closely behind.

Northeast reportedly has the highest percentage of voters in Nigeria
What President Buhari really told World Bank Group president about north - Presidency

What President Buhari really told World Bank Group president about north - Presidency

The presidency has responded to the growing reaction from Nigerians over statement credited to Jim Yong Kim that President Buhari told him to focus on the north

What President Buhari really told World Bank Group president about north - Presidency
Why Nigerian army records successes against Boko Haram - Analyst (Opinion)

Why Nigerian army records successes against Boko Haram - Analyst (Opinion)

Tukur Buratai vowed to effect and change. He proceeded to engage governments at all levels, particularly the Federal Government for immediate intervention.

Why Nigerian army records successes against Boko Haram - Analyst (Opinion)
What Buhari's visit to Maiduguri means for troops, Nigerians - Expert opens up (Opinion)

What Buhari's visit to Maiduguri means for troops, Nigerians - Expert opens up (Opinion)

Quite surely, though, the president never uttered it, but President Buhari is over-joyed with the professionalism and discipline of Nigerian military.

What Buhari's visit to Maiduguri means for troops, Nigerians - Expert opens up (Opinion)
Insurgency: Military has successfully secured the northeast - NAF chief

Insurgency: Military has successfully secured the northeast - NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said the military had successfully stabilised and secured the Northeast from Boko Haram insurgency.

Insurgency: Military has successfully secured the northeast - NAF chief
2 days after Atiku restates his support for one Nigeria, northeast states back calls for restructuring

2 days after Atiku restates his support for one Nigeria, northeast states back calls for restructuring

Four northeastern states of Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe, and Borno have thrown their weight behind calls for restructuring of the Nigerian state. The governors said...

2 days after Atiku restates his support for one Nigeria, northeast states back calls for restructuring
Northern traditional rulers are the worst target of Boko Haram - Sultan of Sokoto

Northern traditional rulers are the worst target of Boko Haram - Sultan of Sokoto

Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, has disclosed that northern traditional rulers, are the worst target of Boko Haram insurgents

Northern traditional rulers are the worst target of Boko Haram - Sultan of Sokoto
UN brokers deal to end use of children soldiers in battle against Boko Haram

UN brokers deal to end use of children soldiers in battle against Boko Haram

A landmark agreement between the UN and the Civilian Joint Task Force will end the use of children in the conflict against Boko Haram in north-east Nigeria.

UN brokers deal to end use of children soldiers in battle against Boko Haram
Your action against IPOB can cause another civil war - group

Your action against IPOB can cause another civil war - group

The National Youth Council of Nigeria Kogi state chapter said the clash between Nigeria Army and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) could lead to war.

Your action against IPOB can cause another civil war - group
Gallant soldier reveals why he wants to return to battle Boko Haram immediately after treatment

Gallant soldier reveals why he wants to return to battle Boko Haram immediately after treatment

Private Samuel Ernest, who is recuperating from an injury at the 7 Division hospital, Maiduguri, says he wants to return to battle Boko Haram insurgents.

Gallant soldier reveals why he wants to return to battle Boko Haram immediately after treatment
Top Boko Haram commander who led Chibok girls abduction surrenders, reveals how the girls were kidnapped

Top Boko Haram commander who led Chibok girls abduction surrenders, reveals how the girls were kidnapped

A top Boko Haram commander who co-led the operation that resulted in the abduction of about 276 Chibok girls on April 14, 2014, has surrendered to the army.

Top Boko Haram commander who led Chibok girls abduction surrenders, reveals how the girls were kidnapped
BREAKING: Bomb blast rocks Maiduguri

BREAKING: Bomb blast rocks Maiduguri

Suspected bombers have detonated explosive devices at the Muna area of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. The bomb attack reportedly occurred around 2.50pm.

BREAKING: Bomb blast rocks Maiduguri
With Buhari back in Nigeria, FG approves N3b to renovate schools destroyed by Boko Haram

With Buhari back in Nigeria, FG approves N3b to renovate schools destroyed by Boko Haram

He said that UBEC is set to produce a ‘National Basic Education Sector Plan’ as it was important for the country to plan strong foundations for its development.

With Buhari back in Nigeria, FG approves N3b to renovate schools destroyed by Boko Haram
North-east youth forum welcomes President Buhari

North-east youth forum welcomes President Buhari

A youth organization, North-east Youth Forum has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari on his return from the United Kingdom where he went for medical vacation.

North-east youth forum welcomes President Buhari
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