Insurgency: 61,000 Boko Haram suspects held in North-east – FG

July 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has reveal that the country was on the path to totally defeating Boko Haram terrorists and other criminals ravaging the country, saying that about 61,000 of them have been arrested, especially in the north-east. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, revealed Tuesday when he paid a surprise visit to the Kirikiri Maximum and Medium Security Custodial Centres Read More

Running mate: Those against Shettima now ‘ll thank Tinubu later – Ajaka

July 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Murtala Yakubu Ajaka, has commended the choice of Senator Kashim Shettima as the party’s vice presidential candidate, asking Nigerians and real voters to ignore opposition political parties’ sentiment of religion. A statement released Monday in Abuja, the APC chieftain assured Nigerians that fears being expressed in some quarters only Read More

Rebuilding the North-east through NEDC intervention

July 10, 2022 Blueprint 0

With the rebuilding efforts ongoing in the North-east, SADIQ ABUBAKAR reports on how NEDC as an intervention agency has been keeping its mandate for the region President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2019 constituted the board of North East Development Commission (NEDC) with General Paul Chabiri Tarfa (rtd) and Alhaji Mohammed Alkali as chairman/managing director (CEO) respectively as well as three Read More

APC and the North-east question

June 23, 2022 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

We have come to learn of new terms and techniques from modern day Nigerian politics. Place holder, statutory delegates and other features occasioned by the new Electoral Act controversy have made 2023 polls one of the most keenly contested elections in our recent history. The most intriguing primary elections were held by the most powerful political parties in West Africa. Read More

Cattle rearers thumb up NEDC on livestock water points in North-east

April 12, 2022 Yusuf A. Yusuf Damaturu 0

The Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN) has commended the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) for providing water points for livestock farmers in the North-east region. National President of the association, Khalil Mohd Bello, gave the commendation in a press statement issued to newsmen on Sunday. He explained that water scarcity is the major problem of animal production in Read More

Northern group condemns attack on military base, vows protest if…

April 6, 2022 Editor 0

A group, the Northern Advocacy for Peace (NAP), has vowed to within 72 hours stage a protest within 19 northern states demand for the sack of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and Chief of Defence Intelligence Information (CDI) after various terrorists attacks in parts of the country. NAP President Ambassador Khalifa Shuaibu who dropped the hint on Wednesday in a Read More

FG to activate North-east rehabilitation

April 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

The federal government has expressed its readiness to reactivate rehabilitation programme for the North-East, designed to alleviate the human suffering generated by man-made and natural disasters in that region. Minister for Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige disclosed this Monday in Lafia,Nasarawa state, during the flag-off of the preparatory technical meeting and capacity-building workshop for the Project Team on the Read More

APC convention: Moniedafe dumps national chairmanship for deputy

March 17, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A former national chairmanship aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Sunny Moniedafe, has dumped the position for the deputy national chairman North. The APC had zoned national chairmanship position to the North-central. But Chief Moniedafe who hails from Adamawa state of North-east zone, explained that he took the decision having been zoned out of the race. Speaking Read More

NTI retrains 18,367 teachers in North-east

January 18, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The National Teachers Institute (NTI) has matriculated 18,367 unqualified teachers from Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states (BAY states) for retraining under its emergency teacher retraining programme, just as Minister of Education harped on teachers’ professional development. The education minister, Malam Adamu Adamu reiterated the ministry’s commitment to establish a robust teacher professional development and recruitment system and strengthen leadership capacity Read More