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North-east devt master plan to be ready soon – NEDC

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) yesterday said the development master plan for the troubled sub-region would be available soon.

Boko Haram killed over 8,370 EYN members – Church’s president

The Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, also known as Eklesiyya Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN), says it has lost over 8,370 members to Boko Haram attacks in the Northeast.

Gombe govt orders testing machines for COVID-19

The Gombe State Government said it has ordered the supply of Polymerase Chain Reaction Machine for the testing of Covid-19, which will be the first of its kind in the North East zone.

No tests centers in N/East, N/West, S/East despite rapid spread of COVID-19

As at yesterday (Saturday), findings revealed that there were still no facilities to conduct test for the COVID-19 in the entire South-East, North-West and the North-East geo-political regions.

Boko Haram kill 19 Fulani herdsmen in fierce gunfight

Boko Haram terrorists have killed 19 cattle herders Saturday in North Eastern Nigeria, civilian vigilantes sources and residents of Fulhe village in Borno State disclosed.

Boko Haram sets 11 sleeping civilians on fire in Cameroon

Boko Haram fighters torched a village in Cameroon’s troubled far North Region overnight and killed 11 civilians in their sleep, security sources told AFP on Friday.

Stop these senseless killings; CAN tells FG

The CAN President stated this in Yola, the Adamawa State Capital, Wednesday shortly after donating relief materials to Internally Displayed Persons (IDP's).

Military ejects 5,000 occupants of Borno village for ‘harbouring Boko Haram’

No fewer than 5,000 residents of Jakana town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State were forcefully ejected from their home on Monday night, FOMBINATIMES can report.

Blade of NAF helicopter accidentally chops off head of aircraftman

A blade of the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) helicopter on Saturday killed Umaru Abdul Ganimu, an aircraftman, in Bama, Borno State.

Metele attack: Terrorists ambush evacuation troops, seize gun trucks, Captain

“The corpses of those killed in Metele are still not evacuated and the soldiers that went for the evacuation were 147. They were attacked at the entrance to Metele,” said the source who spoke to one of our correspondents on condition of anonymity.

APC North-East suspends zone’s Chairman, Com. Mustapha

The secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, North East Zone, Abubakar Ajiya, on Saturday announced the suspension of Mustapha Salihu, the Zonal chairman of the zone.

People flee Gamboru Ngala in fear of Boko Haram return

Hundreds of people fled their homes in Gamboru Ngala, Borno State to the neighboring Cameroon Republic due to increased Boko Haram attacks on residents of the town happening consecutively and has not been challenged by the security forces for over ten days, a resident, Mohammadu Millionaire has said.

Wanted Boko Haram leader, Maje Lawan arrested

The Nigerian Army hase announced the arrest of a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Maje Lawan, at Banki, Borno.

2019: Dankwambo joins race for PDP Presidential ticket

There have been calls for me across the country to contest for the presidency in 2019, however I feel it is pertinent to seek the consent of you the delegates from my zone before I throw my hat into the contest.

Adamawa APC loses Commissioners, State Assembly members, others to PDP

Many stake holders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the entire members of Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) along with others from the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Adamawa State have decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Saturday’s Mega rally of the PDP held in Yola

Govt. paid N672m to clear N414.8m Chinese rice donated to IDPs in the North-East

Meanwhile, the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness has expressed dismay over the inefficient handling of the Chinese rice donations to internally displaced persons in the North East, saying the officials in charge did not discharge their functions well, leading to unnecessary spending of taxpayers’ money.
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