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The North East Development Commission bill was signed into law in October 2017 by President Buhari to replace other initiatives such as the Presidential Initiative on North East (PINE) and victims support fund (VSF) and the board of management inaugurated in May 2019.
Farmers in the four communities in Ondo state set ablaze by suspected Fulani herdsmen over grazing disagreement and destruction of their farmlands Tuesday cried out to the state government to save them from total extinction from their homeland.
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade took the Covid-19 Awareness Campaign to Ekang Community in Akamkpa local government area, Cross River State which shares a border with the Republic of Cameroon.
The Kebbi State Government has warned communities in the borderlands between Nigeria and Niger and Benin republics to strictly adhere to health precaution against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as stipulated by the state task force on the pandemic.
Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it has provided protection to 1, 830 resettled farmers to enable them cultivate their farmlands in Borno.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said that for the six geo-political zones in the country to surmount developmental and infrastructural challenges, the Federal Government must follow thorough with National Planning to address issues of deficits.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Maiduguri blamed the leaders of Borno communities for not doing enough in terms of cooperation with the military to end the Boko Haram insurgency.
Ebonyi State indigenes under the auspices of Human Rights Defenders of Nigeria (HURIDE), state chapter, has threatened legal action against the State government over the illegal demolition of homes in Ezza North LGA of the state for the Airport project without exhausting all due processes.
The Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC) has described as worrisome the declaration of the Miyetti Allah that the South West might lose the 2023 presidency if they go ahead with the security outfit codenamed Operation ‘Amotekun’.
Laulo Isa, the 20 years old Herdsman who reportedly raped a 54 years old, has said that he committed the act under the influence of alcohol.
Indigenes of Ubaha in the Oriendu Autonomous Community, Ohuhu, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, have called on the federal and state government to save them from the effects of landside in the area.
More than 141 communities were hit by the floods that swept through various parts of Adamawa State in October, says Dr Muhammadu Sulaiman, Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has warned its members in Nasarawa State against deliberate encroachment on farmlands.
Elder statesman and Second Republic politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has offered fresh insight into the struggle for the independence of Northern Nigeria from British colonialism and the tyranny of indigenous traditional institutions in the region.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday arrested some protesters, who took to the streets of the sate today over what they described as “genocide” in the southern part of the state and the government’s inability to arrest the situation.
No fewer than eight bandits and two villagers were killed when bandits attacked Zamfarawa village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded the military of their sacred duty to protect Nigerians irrespective of ethnic or religious backgrounds.
The Rotary Club of Abuja, District 9125, on Saturday, organised free hepatitis “B and C” screening as well as Liver Scan for residents of Piwoyi, a suburb located on the airport road, Abuja.
The Enugu State Government has demolished a sinking three-storey building within the Maryland Layout axis of Enugu South Local Government Area, Enugu metropolis.
A 300 Level student of the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Miss Famuyiwa Olushola, has won the maiden edition of the International Bar Association (IBA) Vlogging Competition.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer were both keen on signing Victor Osimhen from Lille and even spoke to the player directly.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to order President Muhammadu Buhari to “publish details of loans that have been obtained by the government since May 29, 2015, including the interest rate, the total amount of debts that have so far been incurred by this government, as well as details of the projects on which the loans have been spent.”
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has set up a 6-man commission of inquiry to investigate the sale and unlawful acquisition of government properties between May 29, 1999 and May 29, 2019.