Boko Haram attacks stifling reconstruction, development process in Borno – NEDC
The Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), Mohammed Alkali has said fresh attacks on communities have stifled reconstructions and rehabilitation process in Borno.
NEDC’s leadership with a human face
In this violent crime against humanity, people in multiples of millions are adversely affected. About five million persons are Internally Displaced (IDPs), including over 100,000 Nigerian Refugees
NEDC to set up trauma centres in N’East
Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), Mohammed Alkali, has disclosed plans to establish rehabilitation centres in the North East region to treat trauma resulting from insurgency.
Alkali : Why NEDC is getting it right
The Boko Haram conflict in North-East Nigeria indeed came with its attendant consequences that saw countless persons' death and the destruction of properties and livelihoods worth several billions of naira. The impact of this conflict has left a sour taste in the mouth, which indeed necessitated the establishment of an interventionist agency to address the…
Does Southwest need federal development commission?
Let me state from the outset that the specific objective of this article is to engage the power elite in Western Nigeria, the most developed region in Nigeria, on why they do not need a federal Development Commission at this time to develop their region.
Stakeholders seek common framework for humanitarian response in North East
Humanitarian services stakeholders have called for a common framework to ensure localisation and strengthening of humanitarian response in the North East.
Borno: Zulum urges National Assembly, NEDC to empower IDPs
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has urged National Assembly and the North East Development Commission (NEDC) to assist in returning and empowering displaced persons in the state. He said over one million Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) were clamouring to return to their ancestral homes. Zulum made the call, at the weekend, while receiving 18-member House…
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.