Nigeria’s northeast needs a sustained humanitarian response that paves path for development
The humanitarian crisis in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states is among the ten most severe in the world, with some 7.1 million people in 2019...
Controversy over runaway policemen in Boko Haram fight
The Nigeria Police Force yesterday denied reports that more than a hundred anti-riot policemen absconded from an ongoing training at the Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe State.
Yobe confirms 906 cases, 61 deaths from cholera
The Yobe State Government, yesterday, confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera, with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state.
Army repels terrorist attack, kills scores in Yobe
Troops of 233 Battalion of the Nigerian Army at the weekend killed scores of Boko Haram insurgents in a fierce gun battle while repelling an attack on a military patrol team at Sasawa community in Yobe State.
The Dapchi conundrum
All is well that ends well? Apparently so - but not so soon the tsunami of controversies generated by the abduction of 110 school girls from Dapchi on February 19 and their eventual release five weeks later from captivity.
The call for local police - Part 2
Subsequent developments saw the NPF structured into zone, state, area and divisional commands, with the smallest administrative units being the local police stations.
Dapchi abduction: British military willing to assist, says Envoy
The General Advisor, British Military Advisory and Training Team (BMATT) in Nigeria, Major Ian Robertson, while condemning the attack and abduction of scores of students...
HURIWA blames ransom paid to Boko Haram terrorists for Dapchi girls kidnap
A pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has blamed the ransom payments paid to Boko Haram terrorists...