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IDPs laud PCNI free medical intervention in Borno

Some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri have lauded the free medical programme initiated by the Presidential Committee for North-East Initiative (PCNI).

5,247 Muslims killed by Boko Haram in 7 local govts in 5 years –...

At least 5,247 Muslims have been killed in the Boko Haram violence in seven local government areas of Adamawa in the past five years (2013 to 2017).

PCNI trains 30 social media reporters in Borno

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative (PCNI), on Monday, begun a three-day capacity building training of 30 social media reporters in Borno.

General Theophilus Danjuma is a soldiers’ soldier – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday joined other well-meaning Nigerians to congratulate General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd.) on his 80th birthday anniversary, describing the former chief of army staff, and one-time minister of defence as a “soldiers’ soldier.”

President Buhari extols General Theophilus Danjuma at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated retired Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma on his 80th birthday.

Boko Haram engaging in forced marriage, extortion – Group

A civil society group, Centre for Democracy and Development, has said that Boko Haram uses blackmail to extort money from abducted victims’ families in its desperate attempt to raise funds for its activities.

PCNI to focus on humanitarian response, empowerment

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative says it will focus on humanitarian response, empowerment and economic development in 2018.

Presidency urges insurgency affected communities against ethno-religious conflict

The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative has urged communities affected by the Boko Haram insurgency to avoid ethno-religious crisis that could derail the current rehabilitation programme of the Federal Government.

Reps moves to stop implementation of Bama Initiative funds

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Ending insurgency and rebuilding the North East

Indiscriminate attacks by the insurgents also resulted in displaced people from the affected States taking refuge in neighnouring countries such as, Cameroun, Chad and Niger. Large number of the insurgency impacted population from the affected States were also forced to take refuge in many States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

PCNI, VSF spend N6 billion in North-east interventions – official

The Vice Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative, PCNI, Tijjani Tumsah, has said over N6 billion has been spent by the PCNI and Victim Support Fund, VSF, in various interventions in the North-east.

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