• Christian clerics fault Governor El-Rufai’s plan to rebuild worship centres with N100m

    Christian clerics fault Governor El-Rufai’s plan to rebuild worship centres with N100m

    Christian clerics in Kaduna have faulted the plan by the Kaduna State government to spend N100 million on the rehabilitation of churches and mosques destroyed by armed Fulani herdsmen in Southern Kaduna communities.

    They urged Governor Nasir El-Rufai to rather use the money meant for this purpose to reinforce the security of lives and property in the affected areas.

    Governor El-Rufai had announced plans by the state government to provide N100 million for the reconstruction of damaged churches and mosques in some […]

  • Senate approves 3% VAT deduction to rebuild North East

    Senate approves 3% VAT deduction to rebuild North East

    According to reports, the Senate on Thursday approved allocation of three per cent of Value Added Tax accruable to the Federal Government in the next 10 years to the rebuilding of the North East.

    This was sequel to the adoption of the recommendation of the Ad hoc Committee on North-East Development Commission Bill, which also proposed that the commission be domiciled in Borno.

    It would be recalled that in June when the Bill came for third reading, the two issues of allocation […]

  • Borno to rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram

    Borno to rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram

    Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno has promised to rebuild churches and other structures destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in Lassa as he visited liberated communities in the Southern Senatorial Zone of the state.

    “We will rebuild churches, private and public buildings destroyed by the insurgents,” Shettima said when he accessed the level of damage in Lassa in Askira-Uba Local Government Area on Wednesday.

    He expressed shock at the magnitude of destruction, saying that government would commence the rehabilitation in a short […]

  • Stop the blame game, rebuild economy – Kukah tells Buhari

    Stop the blame game, rebuild economy – Kukah tells Buhari

    Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to stop blaming the immediate past administration of Dr Goodluck Jonathan, and rebuild the nation’s economy, which he said is comatose.

    Also, Kukah, who was in Akure, the Ondo State capital for the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigerian (CBCN), told the Federal Government not to focus only on the fight against corruption but should put in place policies that would check corrupt practices and improve the standard of […]

  • We will rebuild the Niger Delta – Buhari assures

    We will rebuild the Niger Delta – Buhari assures

    President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will rebuild Nigeria, including the Niger Delta region.

    The President pledged that under his watch, Nigeria would witness judicious utilisation of resources while he solicited patience and understanding from the citizenry.

    He said this on Thursday at the State House in Abuja when he received a delegation of Niger Delta Dialogue and Contact Group, led by HRM King Alfred Diette-Spiff, the Amanyanabo of Twon Brass in Bayelsa State.

    “We intend to rebuild this country; so that our […]