Donors pledge N210 billion to prevent famine in Northeast Nigeria, Lake Chad region
Norway made the largest pledge of about $192 million.
Borno’s foremost Anglican cleric, Kana Mani, is dead
The deceased is survived by his wife, Sarah, and six children.
Boko Haram: Nigerian govt, six states allocate N792.7 billion for infrastructure, others
The total amount required to fund the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan is $1.054 billion.
Shettima disowns Borno Deputy Speaker, says it’s moral insanity to discuss Buhari’s successor
The lawmaker had asked that the Borno governor be selected APC candidate after Mr. Buhari completes his term.
Governor Shettima should succeed Buhari as Nigeria’s President – Lawmaker
The Borno State Governor has not publicly indicated his intention to run for president.
Borno women react to Sanusi’s proposal to regulate marrying more than one wife
“What he is doing is ensuring that before you get multiple wives, you have to show you are capable of taking care of the wives.”
Nigerian govt commences training of 10, 000 Borno women in small-scale businesses
The exercise is part of an initiative to provide basic skills for self reliance to about 370,000 women across the country
Yobe governor swears in council chairmen, kicks against local government autonomy
“My position is informed by our experience in local government administration in our state for over two decades.”
CAN, Muslim Council begin joint tour to promote peace in Taraba
Ethno-religious crisis in Taraba have caused the death of many people in Taraba.
Don’t convert abandoned stadium to market, FA tells Borno Govt
“We were actually surprised by the government’s decision because we believe it will be counterproductive.”
Boko Haram; MSF opens new 50-bed feeding centre for malnourished children
The new centre brings the total number of such facilities to three.
Police, NEMA provide details of Maiduguri explosions
Witness account varies with that of officials in casualty figure.
Maiduguri explosions: Governor Shettima visits victims in hospital
He urged the hospital management to provide proper treatment to the victims to ensure their quick recovery.
UN to raise $1 billion humanitarian fund for Northeast
The UN has set an 18-month deadline to resettle people displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in their communities
Presidential Committee rehabilitates 19 police stations in Yobe
“Police stations in Yobe were among the worst hit public structure during the insurgency.”
N1.64 billion fraud: Court dismisses Nyame’s no-case submission
The court ordered Mr. Nyame to begin his defence.
Unopposed APC sweeps Yobe’s local government elections
Opposition parties boycotted because of the high cost of participation.