Tag: northeast

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Nigerians are right to be suspicious of Buhari

by Farooq Kperogi I finally got a chance to read the text of the interview in which World Bank president ...

AzeezAugust 23, 2017

Boko Haram has used 83 children as suicide bombers this year – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said 83 children have been used as suicide bombers in the Northeast ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: White House insists: No chaos here, There’s fraud evidence against Amaechi | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. There’s fraud evidence against Amaechi – Wike – YNaija N’Delta leaders give FG ultimatum to ...

AzeezMay 6, 2017

Boko Haram planning to kidnap foreigners | UK, US warn

The United Kingdom and United States on Friday said terrorists group Boko Haram was preparing to kidnap foreigners in the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Just In: Osinbajo receives briefing from security chiefs

by Dolapo Adelana The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently in a meeting with service chiefs and heads of other ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 21, 2017

Military arrest 4 top Boko Haram commanders in Kogi

by Dolapo Adelana Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday said four high profile members of the Boko Haram sect, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 16, 2017

UNIMAID explosion: Education in North-East under attack – Atiku

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has condemned Monday’s attack at the University of Maiduguri, Borno. Atiku, who spoke ...

AzeezDecember 17, 2016

Norway donates N3.6bn to Boko Haram victims in North East

Norway has donated a sum of N3.6bn to girls and women who have been victims of Boko Haram in northeast ...

ToluDecember 17, 2016

N7.28trillion budget, 38.5 per cent | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N7.28trillion – The cost of the 2017 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the joint session of the National ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 14, 2016

BREAKING: Senate wants SGF prosecuted over North East contracts fraud

Some senators on Wednesday demanded the prosecution of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. Lawal allegedly ...

AzeezDecember 1, 2016

Security situation in the Northeast has improved – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the security situation in Northern Nigeria has increased significantly following supports gotten from G-7 ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 28, 2016

Joel Ighosa Ighalo: The making of a truly Nigerian family [NEXT]

by Joel Ighosa Ighalo I do not know if it is appropriate to call them the Bring Back Our Girls ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

Opinion: Lt. Col. Muhammed Abu Ali | Our fallen heroes and arms-fund thieves

by A. S. M. Jimoh I didn’t know how to choose the title of this piece to properly reflect the ...

AzeezOctober 19, 2016

Boko Haram burns down village few kilometres from Chibok

Local residents on Wednesday said terrorist group, Boko Haram has burnt down Goptari village, a few kilometres from Chibok village ...

YWriterOctober 13, 2016

YNaija Analysis: The bombs have come for the one thing Buhari is doing right – and we are very afraid

The one thing President Buhari has gotten mostly right since assuming office is the security situation in the North East, ...

AzeezOctober 4, 2016

Boko Haram: Air Force launches ‘Operation forest storm’

The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday launched a new operation ‘Operation Forest Storm’, aimed at eliminating the inflow of Boko Haram ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 24, 2016

No Nigerian territory occupied by terrorists – Buratai

Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says no Nigerian territory is under the control of terrorist group, Boko ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 14, 2016

Journalists covering security issues in the North-east should seek permission – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has advised journalists seeking to cover events in the Northeast to seek authorisation from military authorities. This ...

Isime EseneSeptember 10, 2016


by Eromo Egbejule You hear a lot of stories about North-East Nigeria, a slice of the country that has been ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 26, 2016

#Impact365: Adopt-a-Camp is transforming the lives of children in the North-east

After years of attacks and destruction of lives and properties in the northeast by Boko Haram, the region is slowly ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 4, 2016

How Nenadi Usman ‘shared Diezani’s N23 billion’ to North-eastern states

Embattled former Minister of Finance and Director of Finance to the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign, Nenadi Usman, has disclosed ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 5, 2016

‘Lack of transparency’ | House of Rep condemn FG’s approach to IDP situation

The House of representatives, on Monday, lambasted the Federal Government for its effort at tackling the problem of Internally Displaced Persons ...

Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

One soldier killed, 3 injured as Army gun down 11 terrorists

The Nigerian Army, on Friday, declared that it has recorded another victory against Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east of ...

Mazi EmekaMay 5, 2016

Army recovers 150 sim cards, 41 persons from Boko Haram insurgents

The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, May 4, recorded another victory in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the North-Eastern ...

Mazi EmekaApril 23, 2016

‘House of Reps members moved to tears at Maiduguri IDP camp’

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Muhammadu, says Nigeria would be courting disaster by failing ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 24, 2014

If you rig us out, we would rig ourselves in – @ChibuikeAmaechi lays down the ground rules

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, who belongs to the All Progressives Congress, has vowed that ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

Buhari and Atiku are failures | APC will be relevant in 2019 | GEJ is being pressured to contest – Doyin Okupe had a lot to say in new address

by Laila Ibrahim The Presidency has refuted reports which insinuate that President Goodluck Jonathan has intentions to extend his stay ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 7, 2014

GOOD NEWS: U.S surveillance planes spot Chibok girls [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju   According to the Washington Post, a recent U.S. surveillance flights over northeast Nigeria, reportedly showed what ...

January 13, 2014

“Operational blunder”: Senator escapes death as fighter jet drops bombs on his convoy

by ‘Jola Sotubo A near fatal mishap was recorded in Borno at the weekend as a fighter jet of one ...

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