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Official: TY Danjuma remains chairman of PCNI

The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) has debunked the reports in the social media about the resignation of Lt.Gen. TY Danjuma as its chairman.

Presidential panel, group offer free medicare to IDPs in Taraba

The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) in collaboration with the a non-governmental organisation, the Pro Health International, is currently providing free medical care to thousand of persons at the General Hospital in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State.

PCNI targets 5,000 persons in free medical outreach in Gombe

Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), embarked on a one week free medical treatment targeted at over 5000 Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) and indigent residents of Gombe state.

PCNI: President Buhari committed to rebuilding North East

President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to rebuilding the North East that has been ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency.

Senator Ndume: PCNI may transmute into NEDC

Sen. Mohammed Ali Ndume has said that the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) might eventually transmute into the North East Development Commission (NEDC).

Presidential committee’s interventions smooth with military success in North-East – official

Tijjani Tumsah, the Vice Chairman, Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), says the intervention of medical outreach in the North-East is smooth following successes recorded by the military in the region.

PCNI donates N2 billion medical equipment, building materials to Borno govt

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative (PCNI) in partnership with Victims Support Fund, VSF, donated medical equipment and building materials worth over N2 billion to Borno State Government.

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.

PCNI targets over 15,000 IDPs for free medical intervention in Adamawa

The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) has launched a free medical intervention in Mubi to cover about 15,000 returnee IDPs in Adamawa.

Federal govt to repatriate 91, 000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon in February

The Federal Government has commenced the processes to bring back 91,000 Nigerians currently taking refuge from the Boko Haram insurgency in Cameroon.

IDPs laud PCNI free medical intervention in Borno

Some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri have lauded the free medical programme initiated by the Presidential Committee for North-East Initiative (PCNI).

5,247 Muslims killed by Boko Haram in 7 local govts in 5 years –...

At least 5,247 Muslims have been killed in the Boko Haram violence in seven local government areas of Adamawa in the past five years (2013 to 2017).

PCNI trains 30 social media reporters in Borno

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative (PCNI), on Monday, begun a three-day capacity building training of 30 social media reporters in Borno.

General Theophilus Danjuma is a soldiers’ soldier – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday joined other well-meaning Nigerians to congratulate General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd.) on his 80th birthday anniversary, describing the former chief of army staff, and one-time minister of defence as a “soldiers’ soldier.”

President Buhari extols General Theophilus Danjuma at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated retired Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma on his 80th birthday.

Boko Haram engaging in forced marriage, extortion – Group

A civil society group, Centre for Democracy and Development, has said that Boko Haram uses blackmail to extort money from abducted victims’ families in its desperate attempt to raise funds for its activities.

PCNI to focus on humanitarian response, empowerment

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative says it will focus on humanitarian response, empowerment and economic development in 2018.

Presidency urges insurgency affected communities against ethno-religious conflict

The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative has urged communities affected by the Boko Haram insurgency to avoid ethno-religious crisis that could derail the current rehabilitation programme of the Federal Government.

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