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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.

Boko Haram kidnap raises school safety, education fears

Boko Haram's abduction of 110 girls in northeast Nigeria has prompted fresh fears about safety at schools, nearly four years after a similar kidnapping led to promises of better security.

Presidency: 297,000 vulnerable households get stipends in 20 states

Mrs Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), says that the Federal Government has captured 455,000 vulnerable households in the National Social Register.

PICNI spends N1bn on Chibok school reconstruction

The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative, has said it spent N1.05 billion on the reconstruction of the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno state.

CSOs, others flay NEC for $1 billion ECA approval to fight Boko Haram

The National Economic Council, on Thursday, asked the Federal Government to withdraw $1bn from the $2.3bn currently in the Excess Crude Account and use it to fight insurgency in the North-East.

Social media reporters receive gadgets in Borno

The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PNCI) on Wednesday distributed gadgets to 47 graduates of its social media reporting training programme in Borno.

Why Presidential Initiative on North-East must be on its toes – Senate

The Senate said yesterday that the N45 billion earmarked for the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative, PCNI, in the 2017 fiscal year was a far cry from what the body needed to carry out its mandate effectively.

Boko Haram: African Union donates $100,000 to PCNI to rebuild North East

That African Union Commission has donated $100,000 to the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative to assist its rebuilding efforts in the North East.

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