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The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has set up an Education Endowment Fund worth N6billion.

Reps: Nigeria government underfunding Northeast commission

A House of Representatives committee, on Wednesday, said the Nigerian government’s funding for the North East Development Commission (NEDC) was grossly inadequate.

Senator Okon: National Assembly should stop water bill to avert catastrophe

Elder statesman and former member of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Anietie Okon, has warned that Nigeria will be doomed if the National Assembly passes the Water Resources Bill into law.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF to unveil new national team jerseys October

“New 2020 kits for Nigeria: Home kit’s hand drawn design fuses the traditional aesthetic of an agbada robe w/ modern football design. Away kit trim is inspired by Onaism. Broader collection of Super Eagles apparel includes a poncho, vest, dress, & more,” Burgett wrote.
Nasarawa State Hosue of Assembly has suspended the Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government Council, Mohammed Sani Ottos and the Deputy Chairman, Karu Local Government council, Lawal Yakubu Karshi for insubordination.

Nasarawa council chairman suspended over solidarity with ex-SSG

Nasarawa State Hosue of Assembly has suspended the Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government Council, Mohammed Sani Ottos and the Deputy Chairman, Karu Local Government council, Lawal Yakubu Karshi for insubordination.
The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has set up an Education Endowment Fund worth N6billion.

NEDC sets up N6 billion education fund

The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has set up an Education Endowment Fund worth N6billion.
Babagana Umara Zulum

North-East governors meet on insecurity, economy

Governors of the North-Eastern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, and Yobe met on Saturday in Maiduguri to brainstorm on Boko Haram and how to rescue the economy of the region from the plunge.

Nasarawa commissioner charges journalists on objectivity

The Commissioner made the charge while receiving the newly sworn in officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Nasarawa state Council who paid him a courtesy call on Monday.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, on Tuesday directed the immediate termination of the contract for two Payment Service Provider (PSP) for failure to meet the contractual agreement to commence Conditional Cash Transfer to beneficiaries in four states of the federation under their control.

Nigerian government commences construction of 10,000 housing units for IDPs in Borno

The federal government has begun the construction of 10,000 housing units spread across 10 Borno councils for the resettlement of the internally displaced persons (IDPs).
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, on Tuesday directed the immediate termination of the contract for two Payment Service Provider (PSP) for failure to meet the contractual agreement to commence Conditional Cash Transfer to beneficiaries in four states of the federation under their control.

Nigeria sets up panel to probe Borno IDPs’ camp fire

The federal government has set upna probe panel to unravel the fire outbreak at Ngala Internally Displaced Persons IDPs’ camps in Borno State.
The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has distributed relief materials to 4, 000 victims of Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Auno community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

Auno attack: NEDC distributes relief items to 4, 000 victims in Borno

The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has distributed relief materials to 4, 000 victims of Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Auno community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

25 persons burnt to death in Bauchi auto crash

The police in Bauchi said on Thursday that 25 persons were burnt to death in an auto crash along Bauchi-Ningi Road in Bauchi State.

Insurgency: Nigerian Army urges NEDC to support effort to rebuild Northeast

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has called on the North East Development Commission to support its rebuilding efforts in the North East.

Group wants North East commission’s financial records probed

A group under the aegis of North East Youth Coalition for Good Governance has asked the Federal Government and the National Assembly to investigate the financial transactions of the newly established North East Development Commission (NEDC).
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Bet9ja sponsors grassroots football competition in Nasarawa

Bet9ja, a betting company in Nigeria says it will sponsor Nasarawa State Football Association (FA) 2019/2020 “Premier League Competition”, an initiative for local football teams across the state.

NEDC begins assessment tour of Borno displaced communities

The North East Development Commission (NEDC), has embarked on needs assessment of displaced communities in Borno to fast track rehabilitation and resettlement process in the state.

North East commission assesses IDPs’ camps in Borno

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) said it was touring camps for people displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State to assess the humanitarian situation and verify data at its disposal.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari inaugurates North-East Development Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the North-East Development Commission (NEDC).

Bauchi agency distributes 3.8 million mosquito treated nets

Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA) has disclosed that as part of measure to combat Malaria, it has distributed 3.8 million mosquito nets.

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Cross River governor relaxes 24 hours curfew

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade on Monday announced the relaxation of imposed curfew which was originally 24 hours dusk to dusk.

#EndSARS: Plateau arrest 307 suspects over destruction, looting of properties

The Plateau State Government says it has arrested 307 suspects over the recent destruction and looting of public and private properties in the state, as at Oct.26.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Troops kill dozens of terrorists in Borno

The troops of Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has destroyed terrorists’ hideouts and neutralized several fighters at Ngwuri Gana along the Gulumba Gana-Kumshe axis as well as at Jumacheri near Damasak in the northern part of Borno State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

#EndSARS: Don’t turn protest to Igbo affairs – South East governors

The Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum and Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, has warned that the EndSARS protest must not be labelled as Igbo affairs.