Humanitarian, women affairs ministries get asset-sharing panel
For the smooth running of the newly created Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, its minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has inaugurated a Liabilities
Edo commissions 30-bed isolation facility
Edo State government, yesterday, commissioned a 30-bed isolation centre at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin City, as it ramps up efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus.
Boko Haram will be wiped out soon, says NEDC chairman
Despite the rising killings of soldiers and civilians by insurgents in the North-east region, the Chairman of North East Development Commission (NEDC), Major-General Paul Tarfa (retd), has predicted that the rampaging deadly Boko Haram sect would be wiped out in the nearest future.
Opposition voices knock Gaidam over bill on Boko Haram
The lawmaker representing Yobe East Senatorial District and former governor of Yobe State, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, is having a hard time convincing Nigerians, especially major stakeholders...
Over seven million IDPs need humanitarian assistance in North East - UN
The United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (HERC), Mark Lowcock, has said over seven million people; are dire need of humanitarian assistance in insurgency affected states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe.
NEDC pledges to reduce illiteracy, poverty in Bauchi
The Chairman of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), Maj. Gen. Paul Tarfa (retd), has declared the readiness of the Commission to reduce the rate of illiteracy and poverty in Bauchi State.
NEDC moves to resettle displaced residents
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), Mohammed Alkali, has pledged to prioritise provision...
Ortom urges FG to set up NorthCentral development commission
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has called for the establishment of a North-Central Development Commission (NCDC) to rebuild the communities ravaged by herdsmen banditry. Ortom, who made this request during an interview with newsmen yesterday in Makurdi, wondered how the National Assembly had approved the establishment of a North-East Development Commission (NEDC) because it…