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10 Feb 2018
The Victims Support Fund (VSF) is claiming it has spent over N1.5 billion on reconstruction of destroyed schools, provision of learning materials and furniture for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) in the northeast region. Speaking yesterday in Yola during the commissioning of 12 waterproof tent-classrooms in the Education Must Continue (EMC) IDP school located in Sangere,…
5 Feb 2018
States in the North East sub-region have intensified efforts to encourage enrolment of pupils into primary schools following the return of peace to the area. A survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) indicates that the states have evolved programmes to encourage enrolment in schools, in addition to the Home-Grown School Feeding Programme of…
1 Feb 2018
An American actress and humanitarian worker, Sienna Rose Diana Miller, has drawn the attention of the Nigerian government and...
17 Dec 2017
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has flagged-off distribution of planting materials for dry season farming in the North East States of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, with plan to reach 700,000 people.
16 Dec 2017
The Nigerian Army on Friday said its troops had captured 220 Boko Haram insurgents in various clearance operations in the northeast region. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Nwachukwu said that troops captured 167 insurgents after raiding their enclaves in…
14 Dec 2017
The denotations of the word infant would fit the nascent North East Development Commission (NEDC) like a custom-made cloak, for stark reasons. The Commission...
29 Oct 2017
Kashim Shettima of Borno on Sunday said the establishment of North-East Development Commission (NEDC) was a direct response to the large scale devastation caused to the North-East by Boko Haram insurgents.
19 Oct 2017
Unfortunately, considering the utterances and actions of Buhari, there is the consciousness of the tragic fact that he is not likely to change despite the citizens’ protests against his concentration of developmental efforts on the north.
19 Sep 2017
Meanwhile, at least 15 people were killed yesterday when two female suicide bombers attacked an aid distribution point in Mashalari village of the Konduga area, about 40 kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno State.
8 Sep 2017
An eight member U.S Congress Delegation recently visited Nigeria as part of a tour of West Africa.
14 Jun 2017
As the agents shared with me, many landlords prefer NGOs because they come with hard cash. Some of the NGOs have paid as much as N15million for blocks of flats, something like a one thousand percentage increase from pre-escalation rates.
4 Feb 2017
Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has vowed that the provision of economic opportunities and infrastructural development by political leaders remain the only panacea to the lingering insecurity issues in the country.

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