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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.
Jihadists aligned to the Islamic State have killed 11 villagers in two separate attacks in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state, militia leaders said Wednesday.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has assured refugees in Diffa, the Niger Republic, of ongoing arrangements to return them to the country.
Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, on Tuesday, bowed out of office as President of the 74th session of the General Assembly.
The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.
The governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has approved the appointment of Mohammed Arab as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the state Hospital Management Board.
Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and social commentator, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, was late yesterday, released after close to hours interrogation by the officials of Department of State Services, DSS, in their office in Jos, Plateau State.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the recruitment of 84 doctors, 45 pharmacists and 365 nurses as part of measures to enhance healthcare delivery in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri zonal office, on Monday, September 14, 2020 re-arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil, a.k.a “Mama Boko Haram” before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on three fresh separate offences of fraud to the tune of N97,400,000.00 (Ninety-Seven Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira) only.
The lawmaker representing Andoni/Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency of Rivers State, Awaji-Inombek Abiante, who sponsored the bill, noted that the appointment of the current service chiefs was lopsided.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has warned that granting amnesty to repentant insurgents cannot restore peace in troubled states.
Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP), has commended the Edo State electorates, for their doggedness in defending their State from intruders, who planned to play god, by instructing them on who not to vote for.
AVM Kingsley Lar, the Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi on Sunday urged the trainees/retirees to be mindful of criminally-minded people who may pose as friends.
Akpom returned to England after two and a half years stint with Greek side PAOK Salonica and he became the third signing of the summer for Neil Warnock who had earlier completed the signing of Sam Morsy, Marcus Bettinelli, and Grant Hall.
The 20-year-old American-Canadian of Nigerian descent had missed the first three games of the season's return with a hamstring injury all of which ended in victories over Canadian rivals Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Kebbi, has commenced training of 100 unemployed youths in modern agricultural and marketing systems under its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS).
Prosecutors in Washington have charged a US citizen for joining the so-called Islamic State group in Syria, according to a statement from the Justice Department Wednesday.
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has named Mohamed Hussein Roble as prime minister.
The Police Command in Niger has arrested three suspects over alleged armed robbery, fraud and car theft in different parts of the state.
Just as global Social Media and technology giant, Facebook, was informing the Federal Government about its decision to open a Nigerian office in Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has restated the determination of the Buhari administration to keep boosting the nation’s technology sector and digital economy.
The official Instagram account of Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny posted on Tuesday the first photo since the politician fell ill, the caption says that Navalny can finally breathe without a ventilator.