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Presidential Committee on North East Initiative
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).
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 Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated retired Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma on his 80th birthday.
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.
The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative says it will focus on humanitarian response, empowerment and economic development in 2018.
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.
The House Of Representatives has moved a motion of urgent public importance, on the need to stop the implementation of the Bama initiative by non-statutory committees.
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.
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.
Former President, Chief Olusengun Obasanjo, has cautioned against hushing the call for restructuring in Nigeria.
Andres Iniesta has insisted that nobody at Barcelona is panicking after the runaway leaders of La Liga saw their long unbeaten run come to an end.
A former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has denied media reports that he cancelled his proposed January 30th visit to his state due to illness.
Former Super Eagles’ midfielder Nosa Igiebor has signed for top Cypriot side Anorthosis Famagusta.
President Muhammadu Buhari has explained the reason why “he is not in a hurry” to take decisions.
The Lagos State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Saturday promised to rally support for the set of quadruplets born to Mr and Mrs Peter Ejiofor.
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has said he expects Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, to retain interest rate at 14 per cent at next week’s MPC meeting.
Chelsea have plenty left to fight for this season despite trailing Premier League leaders Manchester City by a cavernous 16 points, according to midfielder Cesc Fabregas.
The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has said its members were attacked in at least two match venues of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The Adamawa Commission of Inquiry on the recent communal conflicts in Numan and Demsa Local Government areas of the state has commenced public sitting.