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Boko Haram fighters battled Nigerian soldiers for about an hour on Wednesday as they tried to take over a military base, in the latest attack against troops in the restive northeast.
Parents on Monday withdrew their children from public primary schools in Damaturu, forcing the schools to shut down over a rumour of an unusual injection being administered on the children.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) says it will honour Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe for developing primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities to provide affordable and accessible healthcare in the state.
The Vice Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative, PCNI, Tijjani Tumsah, has said over N6 billion has been spent by the PCNI and Victim Support Fund, VSF, in various interventions in the North-east.
Two factions of the Boko Haram insurgency group may be ready for talks with the Federal Government, a former commander of the group, Abdulkadir Abubakar, has claimed.
The ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the country had almost screeched to a halt, with the Nigerian army launching clearance operations in the region to cleanse villages and communities of remnants of fleeing terrorists, before the enemies appeared in another style.
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has decorated 65 soldiers with gallantry medals for outstanding performance in the counter-insurgency campaign.
Manchester City moved 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League as they registered a 16th straight win with a thumping 4-1 success over Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced an intensive bombardment of the hideouts of Boko Haram terrorists in northern Borno and the Sambisa general area in an operation codenamed Operation Ruwan Wuta III.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has reacted to a report on social media that some cadets of the Academy abscond from the institution for days and keep their military uniforms and other items with herdsmen.
ECOWAS said that it spent more than 101.73 million dollars from May 2012 to Nov. 2017 on its mission in Guinea Bissau.
More than 3,000 colourfully decorated horses and camels from Northern royalty were used today for the grand durbar to mark the Kaduna centenary celebration.
Apple has confirmed acquiring Shazam, a London-based app that allows smartphone users to identify music, for a reported $400m.
Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Initiative (CCMAI), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to mitigate the causes of climate change.
South Africa’s High Court ordered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to pay legal costs for trying to avoid a demand from the anti-corruption watchdog for an official inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government.
The German Football Association (DFB) announced yesterday that each member of its squad will receive a €350,000 bonus should Germany defend its World Cup title next year in Russia, reports AFP.
The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has struck out the criminal charges filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against a serving judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa.