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A Bill to establish the South West Development Commission (SWDC) on Thursday scaled first reading in the Senate.
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.
The North East Development Commission (NEDC) has commenced the rehabilitation and upgrading of water supply in eight towns affected by insurgency in Adamawa.
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has called for the immediate sack of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, for undue interference in the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Federal Government has said almost half of Nigeria’s population, about 90 million people, live in extreme poverty.
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).
The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
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.
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.
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.
The Federal Government has reiterated its position on the implementation of the rights of terrorists, especially the Boko Haram insurgents and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Victim Support Fund (VSF) on Thursday commenced the distribution of farm inputs worth N600 million to 4,000 households who were affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.
A bill for an Act to establish the South East Development Commission to serve as catalyst for the development of commercial potentials of the South-East has passed second reading at the House of Representatives.
Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.
Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
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It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) top scorer, Odion Ighalo, has warned the Eagles about threat the Squirrels of Benin Republic could pose to the Nigerians when both countries clash on Wednesday in Uyo in a Group L tie for the 2021 AFCON.
Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez has pulled out of Algeria's trip to Botswana due to family reasons.
Oil prices rose on Tuesday, reversing early losses on hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump may signal progress on trade talks with China in a speech later in the day, Reuters reported.
President Donald Trump travelled to the deep South on Saturday to watch a hotly anticipated college football match and bask in the adulation of fans in the staunchly conservative region.
German coach Gernot Rohr has picked Samuel Kalu’s winner in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Benin Republic at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Wednesday as one of the best goals under his spell as Super Eagles’ manager.