NANS mourns 11 UNIMAD students who died in auto accident
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), yesterday, expressed sadness over the death of 11 students of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) in an auto accident on Tuesday.
Nigeria to partner ECOWAS for safer West Africa, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday pledged Nigeria’s continued partnership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in checking criminal activities and ensuring stability within the sub-region.
Yobe to rebuild headquarters of ancient Kanem Borno Empire
The Yobe Government has said it is planning to rebuild Birnin Ngazargamu, the headquarters of 15th Century Kanem Borno Empire under its dynasty to boost tourism and research.
Families of freed lecturers, policewomen laud FG for their release
Mrs Hassana Ibrahim, a relative to one of the freed University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) lecturers, Yusuf Ibrahim, has expressed joy over their release from Boko Haram captivity. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government, on Saturday, announced the release of Ibrahim and 12 other persons abducted by the insurgents in Borno,…
Osinbajo meets African Union peace council over insurgency
Yemi Osinbajo yesterday held a crucial meeting with a delegation from the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC), which has been visiting countries in the lake Chad basin on a fact-finding mission.
We’re wrong on Boko Haram ambush, says Nigerian Army
The Nigerian Army has apologised to the public for issuing a statement that turned out to be false on last week’s attack on geologists from the University of Maiduguri...
No plans to close UNIMAID over Boko Haram attacks, says Minister
Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said the Federal Government has no plans to close down University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), despite incessant Boko Haram attacks, including the recent one that claimed over 48 lives.
20 people feared killed in Borno separate attacks
A ruthless disregard for human life by the Boko Haram insurgents and Fulani herdsmen continued across the country yesterday even as the Middle Belt Patriotic Front...