Tag: North-east

Buratai visit Police College, troops in Gwoza

Abdul Jimoh- January 1, 2020

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has visited the Police Training College at Limankara-Gwoza and climbed the hills as part of operational visit ... Read More

UK Provides Funds for Nigerian Youth empowerment to Reduce vulnerability to Terrorism

Henry Solomon- December 17, 2019

The United Kingdom says it is currently supporting initiatives to increase economic opportunities for marginalised youth in northern Nigeria with development funding worth nearly 50 ... Read More

Sambisa Forest Will be Turned into Ecosystem Resort Center – NA

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2019

The Nigerian Army says the Sambisa Forest should be turned into an Ecosystem Resort Centre where war relics in the North East will be maintained ... Read More

Insurgency: Prove you have better training, tactics than terrorists, Buratai charges Special Forces

inno.korie- December 2, 2018

The Nigerian Army has challenged its Special Forces to prove that they have better training and tactics than terrorists by making the difference and positive ... Read More

FAO Targets 8,100 Displaced Families in The North-East Under Micro-Gardening Scheme

Henry Solomon- October 25, 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it targeted 8,100 families displaced by the Boko Harm insurgency under its Micro-Gardening scheme in the North-East. Mr ... Read More

Boko Haram kills 12 farmers in Borno

inno.korie- October 21, 2018

Boko Haram on Saturday hacked 12 farmers to death as they worked on their fields in Borno State as confirmed by civilian JTF. The insurgents ... Read More

Yola Power Distribution Company Set for New Lease of Life

Tanimu- October 9, 2018

The Yola Distribution Company whose operations have been in a hiatus due to the insurgency is set for a new lease of life. 12 companies ... Read More

PCNI champions Humanitarian-Development Nexus in the North East

Tanimu- October 9, 2018

On October 2, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) hosted a workshop on the Humanitarian Response Plan. The workshop which held ... Read More

UK Announces $16m Education Support to the Northeast

Henry Solomon- August 31, 2018

The UK is giving 16 million dollars in education support to 100,000 children affected by the Boko Haram crisis in Northeast Nigeria. Amb. Jonathan Allen, ... Read More

FAO Trains 51 Agricultural Workers to Boost Extension Services in the North East

Tanimu- August 29, 2018

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Abuja: The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations says it has trained no fewer than 51 agricultural workers under its ... Read More

Fire Guts Shops at Fish Market in Maiduguri

Henry Solomon- August 13, 2018

(Photo Source: NAN) Fire outbreak on Sunday night razed about 21 shops at Fish Market in Maiduguri, Borno state. Mr. Ambursa Pindar, the Public Relations Officer ... Read More

There is a Fake Anti-Snake Venom in Circulation – Treatment Centre Official

Henry Solomon- August 10, 2018

The officer in charge at the Snakebite Treatment and Research Centre, Kaltungo, Gombe state, has raised alarmed over the circulation of fake anti-snake venom known ... Read More

FAO’s 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan for Nigeria 53% Funded

Henry Solomon- August 2, 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said its 2018 humanitarian response plan for Nigeria had only been 53.6 percent funded with the year already halved. ... Read More

Army to Collaborate with Borno Hunters Combat Boko Haram

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2018

The Nigerian Army has assured the Vigilante/Hunters Association in Borno that it is ready to collaborate with them in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the ... Read More

Buhari welcomes Netherlands Support For Lake Chad

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday welcomed the interest of the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, to support the restoration of the Lake Chad to its ... Read More

VSF commences the distribution of agricultural inputs to households in North East

inno.korie- June 28, 2018

No fewer than 4000 households in the insurgency affected states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe are to benefit from the Victims’ Support Fund (VSF) agricultural ... Read More

Saturday Suicide Attack: 32 Kill, 84 Injured 84 in Damboa, Borno

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2018

No fewer than 32 persons were killed,  while 84 others were injured when six suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs), in Damboa local government area ... Read More

Relegation of traditional rulers fueling insecurity challenges at local levels – PDP chieftain

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 28, 2018

A Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Dr Ja’afaru Sa’ad has associated the protracted security challenges affecting the country to the ... Read More

NEMA Contract Probe: Reps Investigation Suffers Setback

Henry Solomon- May 23, 2018

The investigation by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, of the N8 billion grains supply contracts, has run into hitches. The ... Read More

NAF Continues Air Strikes, Destroys Insurgents’ Structures in Bama, Gobara

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 18, 2018

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it had destroyed Boko Haram terrorist structures in Bama, Gobara, in its ongoing “Operation Thunder Strike’’ against the insurgents ... Read More