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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.
More revelations have continued to pour in over the unfortunate Boko Haram terrorists attack on the Garkida community in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Friday.

Adamawa attack: Boko Haram operated for six hours

More revelations have continued to pour in over the unfortunate Boko Haram terrorists attack on the Garkida community in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Friday.

Stakeholders strategies to disarm, re-orient repentant terrorists

Security stakeholders have been urged to chart a roadmap for the disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) of the repentant and captured Boko haram terrorists in the North East.
Bauchi State House of Assembly - BAHA

Boko Haram: North-east state assemblies initiate bill to regulate NGOs

The State Houses of Assembly of the six North-east states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Taraba, have introduced a bill to regulate and co-ordinate the activities of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Boko Haram insurgents ravaged region.

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.
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.
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

President Buhari opens defence at presidential election tribunal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday opened his defence in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
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.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 1

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.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

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).
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Election: Northern Elders Forum congratulates President Buhari

The Northern Elders Forum, known as Kungiyar Dattawan Arewa Initiative (KDAI), has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his “resounding victory” in the Feb. 23 presidential election.
Northern Elders - Kungiyar Dattawan Arewa Initiative (KDAI)

Northern Elders: President Buhari is fair to all

As the Presidential election slated for February 16 approaches, some Northern Elders under the auspices of Kungiyar Dattawan Arewa Initiative (KDAI), have insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari has been fair to all regions of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to open up Taraba for investors so that its enormous natural resources can be tapped for development.

Northern elders endorse President Buhari

Kungiyar Dattawan Arewa Initiative (KDAI), a group of northern elders, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection bid.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

President Buhari declines assent to five bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly in 2018.

Usman Bugaje: 90% smallholder farmers don’t access loan facilities

Dr Usman Bugaje, Convener, Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP), has said that over 90 per cent of smallholder farmers in Nigeria did not access loan facilities from conventional banks.

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Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: IPOB can’t hoist flag in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has charged the 23 local government chairmen in the state and youths to fish out members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organization of Biafra wherever they may be hiding in the State.

Peter Obi begs youth to end protest

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has again appealed to the youth across the country, including the youth from the South-East, particularly those from Anambra State, to go off the streets in order not to allow their well thought-out protest which has been supported by people that have the good of the country at heart, to be hijacked by forces of darkness.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

#EndSARS: Oyo governor unveils N1 billion package for compensation, MSME scheme for youths

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Monday, announced that his administration has set aside packages totalling the sum of one billion (N1Billion) to cover for compensation for victims of police brutality and injustice and a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) scheme, for youths.
BBC documentary strand Storyville is moving under the remit of BBC Film, as part of a broader restructuring of the BBC’s filmmaking output.

BBC documentary arm Storyville moves under BBC Film remit

BBC documentary strand Storyville is moving under the remit of BBC Film, as part of a broader restructuring of the BBC’s filmmaking output.
Ace comedian, Ayodeji Richard Makun, popularly known as ‘A.Y’, has condemned those blaming celebrities for the death of protesters.

#EndSARS: AY faults blaming of celebrities for loss of lives

Ace comedian, Ayodeji Richard Makun, popularly known as ‘A.Y’, has condemned those blaming celebrities for the death of protesters.