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Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Bill to establish South West Development Commission scales first reading in Senate

A Bill to establish the South West Development Commission (SWDC) on Thursday scaled first reading in the Senate.

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.

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.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

NDDC: IYC wants Senator Akpabio removed as Niger Delta minister

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).
Sadiya Umar Farouq

Minister: 90 million Nigerians live in extreme poverty

The Federal Government has said almost half of Nigeria’s population, about 90 million people, live in extreme poverty.

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.

Boko Haram: Nigeria addresses human rights of terrorists, IDPs in Geneva

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).

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.

VSF distributes N600 million farm inputs to victims of Boko Haram

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.

South East Development Commission Bill passes second reading at House of Representatives

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.

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Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

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) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

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.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

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.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

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.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.