Monday, April 19, 2021



Buhari condoles with Adamawa community over insurgents’ attack

President Muhammad Buhari has condoled with Kwapre community in Hong Local Government Area, LGA, of Adamawa over the recent Boko Haram insurgents attack.

Insurgency: Incessant attacks slowing down reconstruction in Northeast — Commission

The Managing Director of North East Development Commission, NEDC, Mohammed Alkali, says recurring attacks on communities in Borno is affecting reconstruction and other developments in the state.

2021 Budget: We’re being short-changed, northeast governors lament

The Northeast Governors Forum, NEGF, has lamented the low budgetary allocation to the region in the 2021 proposed budget estimate, calling on the National Assembly members in the region to take immediate steps to redress the imbalance.

Senate seeks more funding for North-East commission

The Senate Committee on Special Duties, has called for more funds for the North East Development Commission, NEDC, for the overall development of the region.

North-east commission to offer scholarships to 20,000 indigent students — Chairman

The North-East Development Commission, NEDC, says no fewer than 20,000 indigenes will benefit from the commission’s Education Endowment Trust Fund, NEDC-EEF, in the region.

PDP asks Buhari to resign, says ‘Nigeria on ventilator gasping for breath’

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign, saying that Nigeria under the President’s watch was on ventilator gasping for breath.

North-East Commission to construct 10,000 houses for Borno IDPs

The North East Development Commission, NEDC, says it plans to construct 10,000 houses for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Borno.

COVID-19: North-east dev commission donates 2 ambulances, 200 thermometers to Taraba

The North East Development Commission, NEDC, on Tuesday donated two ambulances and 200 pieces of Infrared thermometers to the Taraba Government to assist in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Northeast commission donates disinfectants to IDP camps in Borno

North East Development Commission, NEDC, on Wednesday donated essential disinfectant products worth millions of Naira to various Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps in Maiduguri to combat the outbreak of Coronavirus, COVIDID-19.

Auno Attack: Nigerian govt will rebuild all destroyed homes, means of livelihood – Umar-Farouq

The Federal Government has promised to ameliorate the sufferings of the victims of Boko Haram attack in Auno on Sunday in Borno.

Yobe youth commend Buni for nominating Ibrahim Abbas as NEDC focal person

Youths across Yobe State have commended Governor Mai Mala Buni for nominating Ibrahim Ali-Abbas, as focal person for the coordination of the activities and programmes of the North-East Development Commission, NEDC.

Buni to NEDC: Yobe needs support in education, Agric, youth empowerment, others

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has appealed to the North-East Development Commission, NEDC, to intervene in the provision of quality education, agriculture, healthcare, youth empowerment and road construction in the state.

Sen. Ndume weeps as he urges IDPs to return home

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) has urged all Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs from Gwazo taking refuge in Maiduguri, to return home, assuring them of their safety.

IDPs drum support for Ndume’s Senate Presidency

Some Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Maiduguri, Borno, have expressed support for the emergence of Sen. Ali Ndume as President of the 9th National Assembly.

Buhari nominates Paul Tarfa, others as chairman, directors of North East Development Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested for the confirmation of Paul Tarfa as Chairman, Governing Board of the North East Development Commission, NEDC.

Senate moves to establish North West Development Commission

A bill seeking the establishment of the North West Development Commission has been formally introduced in the Senate. The bill, sponsored by a senator representing...

NEDC will turn North East ruins into glory, Dogara assures

By Adnan Tudunwada The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged Nigerians to support the establishment of the proposed North East Development...

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