North East News

Dealing with barriers to financial inclusion

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.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

'Please Say Something', Family Of Captain Missing Since Metele Attack Begs The Army

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.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Policies should address inequality, enhance welfare –Shamsuddeen Usman

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.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Falana writes NHRC, wants IDP’s camp bombing probed

In any case, the marking of all IDP camps in the North East ought to have been done by NAF.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 20, 2019

We won’t postpone elections in North-East, says INEC

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.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 20, 2019

Elections: US warns of Boko Haram/ISIS attacks, military denies knowledge

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.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 20, 2019

With Nigerian Army's Support, Elections Will Hold In All States, Says INEC

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.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

Tourism capable of outshining oil as Nigeria’s revenue earner –Omolewa, ex-UNESCO ambassador

Don’t you think insecurity in the North East and other places is a threat to tourism?

Punch , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

Parties should engage in critical discussions, not attacks – MKO Abiola’s son, Jamiu

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.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

Drama at presidential debate: Buhari absent, says he is busy; Atiku walks away from debate

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.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019