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Northeast commission upgrades water supply in eight Adamawa towns

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) has commenced the rehabilitation and upgrading of water supply in eight towns affected by insurgency in Adamawa.

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).
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

2020 Budget: Federal government to reintegrate ex-militants with N65 billion

The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.

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.

Senator Ndume weeps as he urges IDPs to return home

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) has urged all Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Gwoza taking refuge in Maiduguri, to return home, assuring them of their safety.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

IPCR collaborates with Nigerian Army to combat insecurity

The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Reps speakership: Governor Zulum, Bagudu back Femi Gbajabiamila, Idris Wase

The Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, has disclosed that his colleagues at the Progressives Governors Forum are in support of Femi Gbajabiamila and Idris Wase as the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.

Senator Ndume tasks President Buhari on tackling insecurity

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to accord priority attention to addressing security challenges facing the country, to fast track sustainable social and economic development.
Kashima Shettima

Governor Shettima: I’m handing over to one of the most honest politicians in Borno

The outgoing governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has said he is confident the state will move to the next level of speedy development because he is handing over power to one of the most honest persons in the state.
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President Buhari presides over 10-hour longest FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the longest meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in the history of his administration.
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President Buhari directs NEDC to take over activities of PINE, PCNI, other North-east initiatives

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the newly inaugurated board of the North East Development Commission (NEDC) to take over the activities and structures of all government funded agencies working in the sub-region.
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President Buhari: North East commission reward for massive vote for me

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday inaugurated the Governing Board of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), headed by Major General Paul Tarfa (retd) as chairman.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari inaugurates North-East Development Commission

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

Senate confirms chairman, members of Northeast commission

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed a retired army major-general, Paul Tarfa, as chairman of the North-East Development Commission (NEDC).
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senator Saraki: Education crucial for peace, security, rule of law

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the importance of education in ensuring peace, security and rule of law in any society.
Abdulaziz Nyako

Senator Nyako: Senate needs more powers to sanction erring government officials, organisations

Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako (ADC-Adamawa) has called for more powers for the Senate to enable it to sanction erring government officials and organisations.

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Nigeria will exit recession in first quarter of 2021 – minister

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Troops comb criminal hideouts in Edo, seek information

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Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

Nigeria petitions CNN over #EndSARS report

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Gunmen abduct reverend father in Abuja

Officers of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command says they are working to free Reverend father Matthew Dajo of St Anthony Catholic Church, Yangoji village, Kwali, who was abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Sunday.
Jude Idimogu

Lagos by-elections: Ndigbo leader calls on kinsmen to vote APC

The Deputy Apex Leader, Ndigbo in Lagos APC, Jude Idimogu, on Monday called on Igbos to support the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District and Kosofe Constituency II House of Assembly by-elections.