Nigeria will get over troubles in Northeast, Buhari assures
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
Over 3,000 northeast households get farm input support
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
2.6 million Nigerians face food insecurity in northeast, says FAO
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.
Nigerian Army troops clear more Boko Haram routes in NorthEast
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.
Nigeria shuts offices of aid group whose workers were kidnapped by Boko Haram
The Nigerian army has shut down the offices of a humanitarian group in the restive northeast with no explanation as tensions simmer with aid organisations in the region. A humanitarian source who requested anonymity said the sudden closures could be linked to negotiations to free aid workers who have been held hostage by the jihadist…
Nigerian soldiers dying in vain
Sir: I am the product of the loins of a former Nigerian Army soldier, a Civil Warrior who almost lost his life fighting to establish a federal beachhead at the Onitsha sector of the River Niger in the heat of the civil war and whose very young wife (my late mother) had the rare, almost…
Northeast mobilises support for Senate Presidency seat
A former deputy chairman of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Alhaji Lawan Maina, has made case for the Northeast zone to produce the Senate President for the 9th National Assembly, as compensation for the devastation visited on the region by insurgency and banditry. Maina said the zone is ready to support the…
Nigeria’s northeast needs a sustained humanitarian response that paves path for development
The humanitarian crisis in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states is among the ten most severe in the world, with some 7.1 million people in 2019...
Buhari halts military raid on Daily Trust
The Nigerian government Sunday ordered the military to vacate the offices of Media Trust, the publishers of Daily Trust newspapers immediately. "The Federal Government has directed the military to vacate the premises of @daily_trust and the order has been complied with," presidential spokesman Garba Shehu tweeted late on Sunday. "Issues between the military and the…