From Junaid Jibril Maiva, Maiduguri The Nigerian Army says 68 Boko Haram members have voluntarily surrendered in the last three weeks. The surrendered terrorists revealed that many of their enclaves have become undefendable and life has becounbearable owing to the blockade installed by troops and the sustained bombardments. A statement released by...
From Yahaya Wakili, Damaturu Yobe state government has presented a total sum of N13,177,000,000.00 to the state House of Assembly to be appropriated in the 2017 supplementary budget.The chairman House The chairman, House Committe on Finance and Appropriation, Hon. Bukar Mustapha disclosed this in an interview with Nuptune Prime shortly after the...
As part of its corporate social responsibility mission, the pharmaceutical and healthcare giant, May and Baker, is currently conducting a deworming exercise in the North East in partnership with the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative, PCNI. The exercise is also in response to gaps in the health and...
More than 100 school girls who were kidnapped by insurgents from Chibok, Borno State in 2014 will soon return to normal life after being released and receiving psychological care and medical treatment. About 270 girls were abducted three years ago but 82 were released in May this year following negotiations...
The Federal Government has inaugurated the Steering Committee for the implementation of the €54.5 million support project for the North East. The project which is jointly funded by the European Union (EU) and the German government through its Ministry of Cooperation and Development (GIZ), will have a 48-month duration. The EU...
The Borno State Government says it has constructed two model boarding primary schools for children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency. The two schools are located at Ngomeri-Barwee and 303 Housing estates in Maiduguri. According to the Commissioner of Education, Musa Kubo, the state government is constructing boarding primary and junior...
A team of heavily-armed EFCC operatives in a convoy of unmarked vehicles, have stormed the Gombe State fertilizer Depot situated along Gombe-Dukku road, in the early hours of Monday morning, ordering the closure of the only entrance gate, practically taking everyone within the premises hostage. An eyewitness described how the...
Junaid Jibril Maiva, Maiduguri Barely ten days to Eid-el-Kabir Sallah celebration when Muslim faithful are expected to slaughter rams as part of the celebration rituals, ram dealers in Borno state are lamenting low patronage, Neptune Prime has found.our reporter went round cattle markets in Maiduguri to assess the situation. Some Ram...
Three billion Naira has been expended for the enhancement of schools in the North east amid insurgency challenges in the region. The Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hameed Bobboyi , said the Minister of education, Adamu Adamu gave the approval of the fund to rehabilitate schools directly affected by Insurgency.and...
From Junaid Jibril Maiva, Maiduguri Two people have been confirmed dead and many injured when suspected Boko Haram members attacked and opened fire on travelers along Damaturu Biu highway, Security sources have said. The insurgents had buried IEDs along the highway. "Our  correspondent gathered  the travelers took off from Damaturu on their way...