Tag: north-east

Uroupa KiakubuDecember 22, 2020

Insecurity is more serious than Northern leaders trivialising it

Insecurity in Nigeria has become the new normal, unfortunately. But what is more frightening is how the ruling class trivialises ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 29, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 29th of March

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:       Ahmadu Fintiri defeats Governor Bindow of Adamawa; hands ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 3, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 3rd of January

Follow the link to read up the story on YNaija:       Nigerian Airforce loses helicopter during combat Temidayo ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 3, 2019

UPDATED: Nigerian Airforce loses 5 crewmen, attack helicopter during combat

Following a mission late Wednesday at about 7:45 pm, by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to provide close air support ...

tosin adesinaApril 5, 2018

The UN just released another 4 billion naira for IDPs, but what happened to previous monies?

In its bid to ameliorate the sufferings of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North Eastern part of Nigeria, the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

The killing of 20 Boko Haram insurgents by the Army negates the claims of ‘technical defeat’

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said its troops had killed 20 Boko Haram insurgents in a clearance operation in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

Air Force attacks Boko Haram targets, kill insurgents

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday said it has carried out bombings of Boko Haram targets in the North ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

Nigerian Army has played its role satisfactorily in the war against Boko Haram – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, said all that was remaining for the war on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 27, 2017

“Instead of being hunters, they are now the hunted” | Buhari speaks on Boko Haram insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the end of Boko Haram insurgency is near and the people behind it knowing that, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

FG rolls out plan to end insurgency in the North East

As part of plans to reduce the threat of insurgency – Boko Haram – in the North East, Nigeria’s Federal ...

EzinneOctober 14, 2017

The Thread: This is why the South-East treatment differs from the North

Co-founder of Transparency Intl, Oby Ezekwesili yesterday defended Buhari’s decision to tell the World Bank to focus on the North ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

“Nigeria is now more divided than ever before” | Fayose attacks Buhari over World Bank request

The governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose says President Muhammadu Buhari is the “number one promoter of disunity in Nigeria”. He ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

3 governors from the South were present during Buhari’s request to the World Bank – Shettima

The governor of Borno, Kashim Shettima said five Governors, three of them representing the Southsouth, Southeast and Southwest and the ...

EzinneOctober 13, 2017

“The priority given to North East by World Bank & Buhari is not unusual at all” | Oby Ezekwesili comes to the FG’s defence

Like clockwork, the Federal Government got into some hot water today after the President of the World Bank revealed that ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2017

“Let ethnic warriors sheathe their swords” | Presidency clarifies Buhari’s World Bank request

The Presidency has Friday, clarified what President Muhammadu Buhari aims to achieve when he asked the World Bank to focus ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

“There are 207,818 unqualified teachers in primary schools” – TRCN

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) Wednesday, said there are 207, 818 unqualified teachers in primary schools across Nigeria. ...

AzeezAugust 31, 2017

We cleared 630 Boko Haram camps in two months – Army

The military on Wednesday said it has cleared Boko Haram members from 630 settlements in the North East in the ...

AzeezAugust 30, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] How impactful is PINE and Victim Support Fund?

The recent attack on staff of International Medical aid Corp, by Internally Displaced Persons in Gubio IDP camp Maiduguri, Borno ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

Army inaugurates mobile special force to end insurgency in the North-East

Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has, in continuation of its plan to end the insurgency in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

Army Chief, Buratai begins training with troops in Yobe

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday met with troops of 27 Task Force Brigade, Buni/Yadi, Yobe ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

$10.5m allocated to North-East to assist vulnerable people – UN

The United Nations (UN) has allocated over $10.5 million to help poor and vulnerable people in need of humanitarian assistance ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 25, 2017

Army Chief grants special promotion to 6,199 soldiers fighting Boko Haram

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General TY Buratai, has today July 25, 2017, approved the special promotion of ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

Water scarcity contributed to terrorism in the North-East – NSA

The National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno has said terrorism in the North-East was as a result of the shrinking of ...

AzeezMay 17, 2017

This is the man who negotiated the release of 82 Chibok girls

The news of the release of 82 Chibok girls has been one of the most positive in this year. According ...

AzeezMay 17, 2017

Boko Haram: If anything happens to me, hold govt responsible – Salkida

International journalist, Ahmad Salkida, who has unfettered access to Boko Haram terrorists has said the Nigerian Army is trying to ...

ToluApril 26, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate invites Babachir Lawal for the third time but will he show up?

Here’s the letter inviting suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal to appear before the ad ...

Op-ed EditorApril 24, 2017

Opinion: Has President Buhari finally woken up from deathlike slumber?

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel Last week Wednesday I sent a message to a friend on Whatsapp, in which I stated that ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 19, 2017

I am not aware of my suspension – Babachir Lawal

by Dolapo Adelana The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal says he is not aware of his ...

Op-ed EditorApril 15, 2017

Opinion: Chibok girls abduction- A 3 year wound that has refused to heal

by ‘Kunle Adebajo Yesterday was not a good Friday. This is for no other reason than that, on this day, exactly ...

AzeezMarch 23, 2017

‘Nigeria spent $2.6bn on Boko Haram humanitarian crisis in 2016’

Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olonisakin has said Nigeria spent $2.6 billion to address the humanitarian challenges caused by Boko Haram ...

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