Again, while the South-West geopolitical zone had the least exclusion rate of 18 per cent, financial exclusion rates were highest in the North East and North-West regions at 62 per cent and 70 per cent respectively.
According to a family member, Nwota should have gone to the Command and Staff College, Jaji, this month, but was sent on special posting to the North East.
If you check the National Bureau of Statistics, then if you look at the poverty measured by GDP, it is very clear, the North-West and the North East are the most poverty-stricken part in this country.
In any case, the marking of all IDP camps in the North East ought to have been done by NAF.
FRIDAY OLOKOR The Independent National Electoral Commission has put to rest speculations that it may postpone elections in some communities in the North East, which have come under attacks of Boko Haram.
It stated, “There is an increase in ISIS propaganda videos specifically directed to Nigeria and the ongoing civil unrest in Borno State and the North East.
It also said that elections in the North East, which in recent times have come under heavy attacks by Boko Haram, would not be postponed.
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The member of the Aisha Buhari-led Directorate of Contact and Mobilisation of the Women and Youth Presidential Campaign Team shares his view on the forthcoming elections with MUDIAGA AFFE We are entering the general elections with security challenges in the North East.
He pointed out that Nigeria was the poverty capital of the world, and added that the North East was the poverty capital of the country as he vowed to squarely tackle the problem of poverty in the region.