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4 Jul 2021
The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen. Abdulwahab Eyitayo, has urged troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) to rout remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast.
25 Mar 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari, represented by Kebbi governor Atiku Bagudu, launched the sales of rice paddy to millers in the Northeast sub-region, on Thursday, in Gombe.
21 Mar 2021
The Foundation for Peace, Hope and Conflict Management (FPHCM) has expressed sadness over increasing cases of gender-based violence (GBV) in Taraba State and the Northeast.
31 Jan 2021
The Northeast chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has enjoined the Federal Government to devote more percentage of its annual budgetary allocations to the region to tackle challenges bedeviling the zone.  Citing insecurity, which they agreed has enveloped the entire states of the region and the bad road network within the zone,…
3 Jan 2021
Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) rendering humanitarian services in the Northeast have called for a common framework to ensure localisation and strengthen altruistic responses to victims’ needs.
1 Nov 2020
The Country representative of World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo has said the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded Grade 3 health emergency operations in the Northeast.
11 Oct 2020
The new Country Representative for Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of United Nations (UN), Fred Kafeero, said 600,000 persons have been added to the category of hungry group due to COVID-19 impact in the Northeast.
25 Jan 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday in Abuja, said though it might take a bit longer, Nigeria was determined to tackle all issues and put an end to the conflict in the Northeast
23 Dec 2019
Over 3,000 households have been empowered with agricultural inputs for 2019/20 dry season farming in the Northeast. The Victims Support Fund (VSF) distributed the inputs
20 Dec 2019
The Head of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International programmes in Nigeria and Niger, Guillaume Baret, in its latest update on reports on the situation in northeast Nigeria
11 Nov 2019
The Country Representative of the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), Mr. Suffyan Koroma, has disclosed that 2.6 million people face worse “food insecurity and hunger” in the Northeastern Nigeria.
2 Nov 2019
The Nigerian Army says troops in the North East have cleared more Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted by fleeing Boko Haram terrorists on some routes in Borno and Yobe states.

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