North-East Development Commission
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.
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…