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A massive explosion left 32 persons dead and 84 others injured in Abbachari, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State at the weekend as the orgy of violence in the North-east showed resilience in spite of desperate military efforts to restore peace in the region.
Six people were killed, including four government officials and a soldier, in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on a Chadian army checkpoint on an island in Lake Chad, a military source told AFP Sunday.
Islamic extremists made Imana Alhaji Gana's village in northeastern Nigeria too dangerous for health workers to vaccinate against polio. Now that she and her family have fled to a displacement camp, those workers want to catch her children in time.
The Borno State Government has denied closure of schools in the state after the recent abduction of 110 girls at Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi in neighbouring Yobe State.
Reports have it that half of the abducted school girls from Dapchi, Yobe State have been taken to the Niger Republic border town with Nigeria.
The United Nations has said in spite of efforts by the Nigerian military to contain the menace of terrorism in the North-east, three local government areas in Borno State still remain completely inaccessible to aid workers as a result of the threat posed by the Boko Haram sect.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has said the country’s oil industry is still lacking in sufficient transparency and trust.
The military has disclosed that it killed 82 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 468 hostages in the last two months.
No fewer than 7, 727 ad-hoc staff would be recruited by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct bye-election into Katsina North Senatorial District in Katsina State.
The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, has said that his administration will examine the receipt and expenditure of the state and also determine why workers salaries have been unpaid, under the incumbent governor, Ayodele Fayose
Spain's high tax rate was a contributing factor in Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to join Juventus, according to La Liga president Javier Tebas.
The electoral panel set up by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Osun state governorship primary has assured the 17 aspirants of the party of transparency and level playing ground.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, under the leadership of Ambassador Chris Giwa has called for an emergency congress with a view to finding a lasting solution to the lingering crises rocking the football in the country.
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Thursday picked holes on the position of President Muhammadu Buhari on the agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria, describing it as threat to national security.
An All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker in Edo, Mr Ojo Asein, has been suspended by his Uhonmora Ward 2 for alleged anti-party activities.
The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is to invest an additional three billion dollars in its existing stakes in offshore oil and gas operations in Nigeria.
Despite a disappointing World Cup in Russia, Super Eagles forward Odion Jude Ighalo has now been crowned the all-time leading for Changchun Yatai after he netted against Chongqing.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Wednesday described the death of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, as shocking and irreparable loss to the nation.