• N20bn needed to reconstruct Boko Haram ravaged areas in Yobe – Geidam

    N20bn needed to reconstruct Boko Haram ravaged areas in Yobe – Geidam

    Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Geidam, has said that the Federal Government would need to spend up to N20 billion on the reconstruction of communities and infrastructure destroyed by Boko Haram terrorists in the state.

    The governor made the disclosure while fielding questions from State House Correspondents after having a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday.

    Gaidam said he briefed Buhari on measures undertaken by his government towards resettling the 3,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.

    The governor said “as […]

  • Governor Ugwuanyi weeps as herdsmen ravaged community, declares 2 days fasting

    Governor Ugwuanyi weeps as herdsmen ravaged community, declares 2 days fasting

    Tears flowed Tuesday morning as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State visited Ukpabi, Nimbo, in Uzo-Uwani local government area of the state.

    The community came under attack Monday morning, leading to the reported death of 21 persons. Ugwuanyi, who could not hold back tears, was in the company of Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Nwodibo Ekechukwu the GOC 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, as well as the Enugu State Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC.

    The Governor, […]