Tinubu, Maryam Abacha To Commission Housing And School Projects In Borno

APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Wife of the former Head of States, Late Gen Sani Abacha, Maryam Abacha are to commission 432 houses, 26 apartments, 13 schools, 2 hospitals ‎in Borno. ‎Tinubu is expected in Borno on Monday to commission 432 resettlement houses for victims of Boko Haram in three villages; 13…

Famine Is Not A Threat To Nigeria – Minister of Agriculture

The Federal Government has denied the reports by some United Nations (UN) agencies of imminent famine in Nigeria. There is no threat of starvation in the country, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Three UN agencies — Food and Agriculture Organisation, World…

NCC to assist in rebuilding telecommunication facilities in North-East-Official

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said on Sunday it was willing to assist GSM service providers in rebuilding telecommunication facilities destroyed by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East. Hajiya Hafsat Lawan, the NCC Assistant Director, Legal and Regulatory Services, made the promise while speaking with journalists in Maiduguri. “As a regulatory body, one of……

FG Condemns Amnesty International On Partial Reporting

The Federal Government has condemned the 2015/2016 report of Amnesty International (AI) as lacking conformity to standards. The government said the report lacked both local and international standards on evidence gathering. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement by its spokesperson, Mr Clement Aduku, in Abuja regretted that the report never condemned the atrocities…

Nigeria expects N1bn dollar intervention fund for North-East – Zorro

Mr Sani Zorro, Chairman, House Committee on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), has called for transparency and accountability as Nigeria expects one billion dollars humanitarian intervention fund from international donors. Zorro made the call on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday. According to him, the Nigerian delegation……

Nine Suicide Bombers Attack On Maiduguri

Nine  bombers died in Maiduguri between Thursday night and early Friday, in what would qualify as the boldest Suicide attack plan by Boko Haram to cause maximum damage in the Borno capital. But the mission was a flop in human casualties. The major damage happened at Muna Garage, a truck station where 13 stationary  trucks…

Dreaded Boko Haram Is Broke – UN

Boko Haram Terrorist group operating in the North-East of Nigeria, has been declared broke by the United Nation. The destructive Boko Haram insurgency group is currently plagued by financial difficulties, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has said. Feltman stated this while briefing the Security Council on the UN Secretary-General’s Fourth Report on…

IDP’s In Borno Begin Mass Production of Household Products

Some Intern‎ally Displaced Persons from Gwoza local government area of Borno State have began large scale production and packaging of various household products that include solid and liquid soap, detergents, pomade, hand bags courtesy of loan allocated to them by the Borno Renaissance Micro Finance Bank, set up by Governor Kashim Shettima to promote entrepreneurship…

Borno State Trains Women As Fashion Design Instructors

A group of women under the sponsorship of Borno State Government, are ‎currently undergoing three months intensive training on various aspects of sewing and fashion design at Vodi Tailoring Institute, a private firm in Abuja. The women, numbering 20 were picked from 20 out of the 27 local government areas of Borno State to undergo…

Senate Will Collaborate With UNDP to Tackle Northeast Humanitarian Crisis

Bukola Saraki Nigeria’s Senate President ON UNDP Visit Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday reiterated the readiness of the Senate to partner with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in tackling the current humanitarian crisis occasioned by Boko Haram insurgency in the North-eastern part of the country. Saraki, according to a statement by…

Senate regrets bombing of IDPs in North East

The Senate on Wednesday regretted the bombing of a community in Rann, Borno State by the Nigeria Air Force. Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan drew the attention of lawmakers to the incident which occurred yesterday through Order 43 of Senate Rules, saying the operation was mistakenly carried out. Though the matter cannot be subjected to debate…