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

Senate commends NEDC achievements

The Nigerian Senate Committee on Special Duties on Friday commended the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) for its “outstanding performance” in the area of humanitarian intervention.

Yobe driver rewarded for returning lost N1.3 million to owner

Malam Umar Kiri, a commercial driver was rewarded by the Yobe State government for honestly returning the sum of N1,380,000 to its rightful owner.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Senator Abbo calls for more funds to Northeast for upkeep of IDPs

Mr Ishyaku Abbo, the Senator representing Adamawa (North), has urged the Federal Government to channel more funds to the Northeast for the feeding and upkeep of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in the region.
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.

Boko Haram: 601 ex-insurgents finish de-radicalisation programme in Gombe

The Nigerian Army on Saturday released 601 ex-Boko Haram members after undergoing six months de-radicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration (DRR) programme in Gombe State.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Senator accuses Adamawa governor of ‘false claims’ over NEDC projects

Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial district, Elisha Ishaku Abbo, has accused governor Ahmadu Fintiri of making false claims over the donation of transformers to some communities in the State.
Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has inaugurated a sixty-six member palliative committee as part of the efforts of his administration to cushion the effect of COVID-19 in the state.

Bauchi authorises use of chloroquine for treatment of coronavirus

The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, on Wednesday said he has authorised the use of chloroquine as a medication for the treatment of COVID-19.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Coronavirus: Borno to relax lockdown

Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has said that he will recommend the relaxation of the statewide lockdown on Monday and Thursday to enable residents shop for food stuff and to reduce the hardships they face, especially during ramadan.

IPDI: It’s abnormal to‘ve northerners on NDDC board

The Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, a rights group, has described as strange the inclusion of Northern representatives on the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying since North is not part of Niger Delta region, Federal Government should immediately delist them.

Presidency: Nigeria to now take delivery Tucano jets 2020

The Federal Government has reiterated its determination to continue to procure sophisticated weapons to keep the nation’s military in good fighting shape, saying the country will take delivery of Super Tucano fighter jets in 2020.

Presidency: We’ve defeated real Boko Haram

He said: “The position of the Nigerian government is that the Boko Haram terrorism has been degraded and defeated. The real Boko Haram we know is defeated.”
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

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House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday announced the chairmen of the 109 standing committees.

Federal govt to set up fire arms control commission – minister

The Federal Government on Monday announced plans to establish a commission for the control of illegal firearms in the country.

Atiku Abubakar lauds President Buhari, National Assembly over Northeast Development Commission Act

Former Vice President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) Bill into law.

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