Tag: northeast

Ministers, Presidential aides, others contribute $1.1mn for North-East stabilization

By Nduka Chiejina (Assistant Editor) Ministers, Presidential aides, Heads of Parastatals and others in government have contributed US$1.1 million to the regional stabilization of the North East. This disclosure was…

Fed Govt, UN seek $1b for victims of Northeast insurgency

By Faith Yahaya, Abuja There is a growing need to assist those displaced by the crises in the Northeast, Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Minister Sadiya Farouq, said…

North-East Governors’ Forum seeks regional security outfit for zone

Olusegun Bamgbose, National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance and CAGG, has written the White House, asking President Joe Biden to take immediate actions towards rescuing Nigeria before the country…

◊ Zulum: Each state in north-east can provide 5,000 hectares for grazing

Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno, says each state in the north-east can provide at least 5,000 hectares to cover grazing for around three million livestock. He stated this at the…

North-east needs more resources to improve access to education for children, says group

Plan International, a non-governmental organisation focused on children’s rights, says as part of its humanitarian services, it has ensured that children affected by the conflict in north-east have access to…

Boko Haram terrorists stopped projects approved by Buhari govt in Northeast – Ndume

Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume, has lamented the spate of insecurity in the North East. Ndume lamented that insecurity was hampering the successful execution of Federal Government’s road projects in…

UN Donates N5.7b To Save North-East From Looming Food Crisis

The United Nations (UN) says it has allocated 15 million United States dollars (5,722,500,000 naira) towards addressing hunger crisis among about 5.1 million people living in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe…

Boko Haram: Nobody is safe, North-East elders cry to Buhari

Okwe Obi, Abuja Following the recent attack on the convoy of Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, North-East elders under the aegis of Coalition for North East Elders for Peace and…

Northeast: UN calls for $1.8bn humanitarian intervention

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Moved by the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the northeastern part of the country, the United Nations (UN), has launched a $1.8 billion appeal to assist 7.8 million…

Boko Haram: Army moves to change war narrative in northeast

The recent series of attacks in the northeast and northwest Nigeria has brought together top military officers and commanders to deliberate on the changing tactics of the insurgents and bandits…

COVID-19: Northeast states record single-day rise – WHO

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri The World Health Organization (WHO) said three northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe recorded a single-day rise in the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the first week…

Two attacks in northeast DR Congo kill 27 ― Officials

Kindly Share This Story: Women and children were among at least 27 civilians murdered in two separate attacks in the troubled northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo),…

Japan donates $236, 000 for Humanitarian Mine Action in Northeast

Kindly Share This Story: By  Omeiza Ajayi The United Nations Mine Action Service UNMAS has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in…