Army gun truck crushes Keke, kills two

Nigeria, Nov. 11 -- It was a sad day for many residents of Damaturu, Yobe State capital, after a military truck driving at a high speed crushed a taxi tricycle killing two passengers on Sunday. One o... Read More

1.2 million civilians trapped in Nigerian territories controlled by Boko Haram - UN

Nigeria, Nov. 8 -- About 1.2 million civilians are trapped and have been denied access to humanitarian aid and services in two local government areas now largely under the control of Boko Haram, Edwar... Read More

Yobe lawmakers confirm veteran image-maker Bego for commissioner

Nigeria, Nov. 8 -- The Yobe State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed Governor Mai-Mala Buni's nomination of Abdullahi Bego as a commissioner in his would-be cabinet. The former Northeast Bureau ... Read More

Why Boko Haram insurgency persists - Minister

Nigeria, Nov. 7 -- The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has blamed the failure to end the Boko Haram war on "poor management" of strategy on the part of th... Read More

Ghost workers 'choking' Bauchi civil service - Governor

Nigeria, Oct. 31 -- The existence of ghost workers in Bauchi civil service is not only crippling the system but denying thousands of unemployed graduates the opportunity to gain employment, the state ... Read More

Boko Haram: Nigerian government lifts ban on Mercy Corps, Action Against Hunger

Nigeria, Oct. 30 -- The Nigerian government on Wednesday eased its ban on the operations of two international non-governmental organisations weeks after the military shut down their operations in the ... Read More

Tafawa Balewa's wife laid to rest

Nigeria, Oct. 28 -- Jummai Tafawa Balewa, the last surviving wife of Nigeria's first and only prime minister, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, was buried today in her home town in Bauchi following her death Su... Read More

IPPIS: 'No salary, no work' - ASUU

Nigeria, Oct. 28 -- Nigerian federal university workers on Monday again said they would automatically go on strike in November if the government carries out its threat to withhold their October salary... Read More

Renewed Boko Haram attacks displaced 140,000 persons in 2019 - UN

Nigeria, Oct. 26 -- At least 140,000 persons have been displaced by the resurgence of Boko Haram activity this year in Borno State, the United Nations Undersecretary-General, Mark Lowcock, has said. ... Read More

UN reopens Abuja building eight years after Boko Haram bombing

Nigeria, Oct. 25 -- The United Nations has reopened its building in Abuja, eight years after the property was destroyed in an attack by a Boko Haram suicide bomber. The Nigerian government undertook ... Read More