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The World Bank-assisted Community and Social Development Programme (CSDP) executed 62 social and economic development projects in Borno in 2018, Alhaji Ciroma Musa, the programme’s manager, has said.
With shaken voice and tears rolling down his cheeks, Borno State governor Kashim Shettima on Monday narrated before President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja how Boko Haram’s resurgence in his state has led to the displacement of thousands of indigenes and the dire security situation in Northern Borno.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State spent the night in Monguno town where the Nigerian military battled Boko Haram insurgents, a spokesperson said on Sunday.
The Muslim Rights Concern has kicked against the plan by the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rev. Mathew Kukah, to train 10 million almajiri children in Northern Nigeria.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to remain positive and hope for better days even as they celebrate the commencement of the New Year, 2019.
A coalition of 300 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari had been successful in the counter-insurgency battles and deserves accolade and re-election.
On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his government will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in April 2014 are safely released.
The Governor declared that by refusing to publish any part of his own panel’s findings on the Chibok abduction, Jonathan’s book was nothing short of a presidential tale by midday”.
The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of sweeping the report by an investigative panel on the abduction of the Chibok Girls ‘under the carpet, describing the book as mere fiction devoid of facts.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, stated that his vision and objectives for Nigeria are very clear and he is on course to achieving them.
Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria as the disease claims more lives in more parts of the country.
The Nigerian Army says its troops of 25 Task Force Brigade Chibok and 28 Task Force Brigade Damboa during joint clearance operations from Gumsuri to Gambori villages in Borno State last Friday killed two Boko Haram commanders it identified as Abu RAJAL and Tuja Sa’inna Banki.
Cameroon's 85-year-old President Paul Biya vowed Tuesday to pursue policies of decentralisation to address "frustrations and aspirations" in English-speaking regions hit by separatist unrest as he was sworn in for a seventh term in office.
James Hope College is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, which offers its students world-class education at a subsidized rate. James Hope College is also supported by an endowment fund and currently has 40% of its students on full scholarship.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.
The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the inter-communal violence between Tiv and Jukun communities in Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue, which left dozens injured and several houses destroyed.
Ramsey has been free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement this month with clubs outside England permitted to sign Premier League players in the final six months of their contracts.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The Federal Government is targeting to create five million jobs with the the launch of ‘The Green Imperative’ agricultural mechanization programme with a $1.1 billion loan from the Brazilian government.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special representative Yang Jiechi and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi agreed on Wednesday to promote pragmatic cooperation between the two countries in all fields, CGTN has reported.