The nonexistent workers were removed from the state payroll following an audit launched in December.
The U.N. warns that 54,000 people in Nigeria's Borno state face starvation due to the insurgency.
Some 20 people died in stampedes at a recruitment drive by Nigeria's immigration service in 2014.
Amnesty International says it is investigating alleged human rights abuses against pro-Biafran protesters.
After allegations of corruption and copies disappearing, Nigeria's budget fiasco goes on.
The girls have been missing since April 14, 2014, when they were abducted by Boko Haram.
The army has accused traders of "sustaining terrorism" by smuggling goods to the militant group.
Boko Haram may have pledged allegiance to ISIS, but the group is still undermining stability in West Africa.
Any soldiers found guilty of misconduct or human rights abuses will face a court-martial.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra goes on trial on Tuesday, charged with treason.
Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in April 2014.
Allegations against Saraki include that he acquired wealth beyond his legitimate earnings.
A maritime security analyst says negotiations are ongoing for the freeing of five captives.
A recent report claims that Nigeria's leader has only fulfilled one of 222 electoral promises in seven months.
Muhammadu Buhari is cracking down on corruption in the Nigerian government.
The Multinational Joint Task Force has failed to get off the ground since its creation in March 2015.
The Nigerian president has excelled at tackling corruption but struggles with economic and security issues.
The African nation's budget deficit is predicted to double in 2016.