The Victims Support Fund (VSF) in partnership with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has earmarked N130 million for 1,500 out-of-school children in the three states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. The Executive Secretary, VSF, Sunday Ochoche, while speaking during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ITF...
After a brief hiatus, the Monthly Coordination Forum of the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) returned on Thursday, September 27, 2018 with an edition convened to discuss the formulation of a comprehensive strategy for the safe, voluntary and dignified return of displaced persons in the North...
On Monday, September 3, 2018, Nigeria, Germany, Norway, and the United Nations converged on Berlin Monday for a “pledging conference on Boko Haram”. The Berlin Conference, holding from September 3 to 4, is jointly organised by the three countries and the UN, and is one of the 2018 largest pledging...
The UK is giving $16 million in education support to 100,000 children affected by the Boko Haram crisis in Northeast Nigeria. This package is targeted at children in areas where schools have had to close due to the insurgency in the region. This was disclosed by Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent...
The Victims Support Fund (VSF) on Thursday, August 30, 2018 inaugurated public structures worth N180m in Buni Yadi, Gujba Local Government, Yobe. Buni Yadi was one of the local governments captured by the insurgents on February 25, 2014, and where about 60 boys were murdered by terrorists in attack on...
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations says it has trained no fewer than 51 agricultural workers under its Farmer Field School (FFS) in the North East. This was disclosed on August 23 by FAO’s Communication and Reporting Officer, Ms. Patrina Pink, in Maiduguri said that the...
On August 18, the Nigeria military handed over 23 children who were formerly associated with Boko Haram insurgents, to UNICEF through the Borno State government. The children were picked up during various military operations around the north-east region. Aged between 17 and 10 years, the boys and girls confessed to...
On Sunday, the 26th of August 2018, the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) in collaboration with the Borno State Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation & Resettlement (RRR) commenced distribution of relief materials to victims of the insurgency in Jere Local Government Area of Borno state. The beneficiaries are...
From Fatima Bukar, Abuja The Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) 81 division chapter, Lagos, has donated food items to some widows of Nigerian soldiers who died in line of duty while fighting Boko Haram insurgency in North-east. President of the chapter, Mrs. Grace Udoh, who presented the items at Ikeja cantonment,...
From Fatima Bukar, Abuja North East Commodity Association (NECAS) in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has commenced the distribution of farming inputs for 2018 wet season to 27,000 farmers that have been affected by the insurgency in the region. The National president NECAS, Alhaji Sadiq Deware, who stated this in...