The 8-year-old Chess king
Tanitoluwa Adewumi, was crowned chess champion for kindergarten through third grade days back in New York. The Nigerian boy fled to the US with his parents in 2018 went undefeated at the state tournament last weekend, outwitting children from elite private schools with private chess tutors.
Thousands of Nigerians flee to Cameroon
More than 35,000 people have fled attacks from Boko Haram in Nigeria to arrive in Cameroon's north.
Nigeria’s election security preparedness ahead of 2019 elections
A security alert from the U.S Embassy and consulate in Nigeria has noted that the Islamic State West Africa and Boko Haram have stated plans to disrupt Nigeria's upcoming elections by attacking infrastructure and places of gathering such as markets, hotels, and malls.
Insecurity throws Nigeria's election preparations into disarray
In northeast Nigeria, a surge in attacks by Boko Haram and the Islamist insurgency's offshoot, Islamic State West African Province, is throwing plans for the February 16 presidential election into chaos.
Dasuki seeks to stop trial-in-absentia
Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, who is standing trial over alleged misappropriation of funds meant for the purchase of arms in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists has asked a trial court to suspend his trial indefinitely pending when the Federal Government complies with orders of Courts which granted him bail.
Melete Attack: Gov't should tell Senators how to help - Senator Olujimi
Senators bemoaned the reported killing of 44 soldiers attached to the 157 Task Force Battalion in Melete, Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents.
Cholera outbreak in Nigeria's northeast kills nearly 100
The United Nations says at least 97 people have died of cholera in northeastern Nigeria over the past two weeks. As well as the outbreak, the region is grappling with attacks by local militant group Boko Haram.
Senate Army committee under-fire over Boko Haram murder of soldier
Last week Thursday, the Senate shut its self down after about one and half hours of expressions of grief and sorrows over the overrunning of military base in Metele, Borno state, by Boko Haram insurgents penultimate Sunday which left scores of soldiers and some officers dead.
Nigeria’s child soldiers
833 child soldiers have been released from a militia group fighting against the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria.