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The Emir of Fika and Chairman, Yobe State Council of Emirs, Alhaji Muhammad Ibn Abali Muhammad Idrissa, has appealed to political parties, candidates and their supporters to work towards violence-free elections across the state. He said this to newsmen on Thursday at his Palace in Potiskum.
The federal government through the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has commissioned 330/132/33kV power substation in Damaturu to enhance transmission capacity in Yobe state.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday organized a one-day stakeholders forum for livestock farmers in the northeast, to accelerate milk and dairy production.
The federal government says part of the N100 billion proceeds from the sovereign Sukuk bonds will be used to complete the ongoing dualisation of five sections of Kano-Maiduguri highways.
Three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram jihadists raided a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation names of 30 nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, was on Wednesday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, in continuation of his campaign.
Mohammed Adamu, acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior police officers to zones, formations and state commands.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says an upsurge in violent attacks in crisis-ravaged North-east Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months.
The military command in Maiduguri, Borno State, has said that four Boko Haram insurgents were, on Saturday, killed by Nigerian troops during a gun battle.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday dismissed reports alleging the abduction of some passengers by Boko Haram insurgents on Damaturu-Biu Road in Yobe.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Yobe state said it would provide an alternative voting centres for areas identified as inaccessible due to Boko Haram insurgency.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yobe, says it has identified 24 inaccessible areas with security challenges where elections will not hold.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Comptroller-General, (CGC), Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), on Tuesday vowed he would not hesitate to sue four firms for defaulting to pay the families of deceased officers’ backlog amounting to N1.819 billion premiums between 2009 and 2014.
A gunman opened fire at a suburban Chicago factory after being fired from his job there on Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said.
The Inter-Party Advisory Commission in Oyo State, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to ensure that all electoral materials distributed before the election was postponed are secured.
A former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday expressed apprehension over the alleged discovery of pre-thumbprinted ballots in some parts of the country, saying it may affect credibility of the election.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu to resign following the Commission’s postponement of the 2019 general election at the 11th hour.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has accused his APC counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari, of being behind the postponement of this year’s general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is “pained beyond words” by the news of the new wave of killings on election eve in Kaduna State.
Saudi Arabia has created an application that allows male guardians to track and prevent women from travelling due to the rise in the number of women recently fleeing the ultra-conservative kingdom.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Thursday, said that it would deal decisively with anyone that would in any manner, threaten the forthcoming election on Saturday.
The British government sought to win more time Sunday to secure EU concessions that could pass parliament and avert a chaotic split from the bloc on March 29.
A 13 year old post primary school dropout, on Friday beheaded his mother at Isiagu Ibakwa in Igboeze South local council of Enugu state.