• We will reconstruct Boko Haram-damaged North-east, says Buhari

    We will reconstruct Boko Haram-damaged North-east, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative, PCNI, under the chairmanship of Theophilus Danjuma, a retired

  • We need N30bn to reconstruct Bama – Borno government

    We need N30bn to reconstruct Bama – Borno government

    According to reports, the Borno State Government, on Monday, said it requires about N30bn for the reconstruction of structures damaged by Boko Haram insurgents in Bama.

    The Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement, Dr Babagana Umara, stated this while speaking with newsmen in Bama Local Government Area of the state.

    Umara explained that more than 10,000 private houses were destroyed by insurgents in the town.

    “Bama is badly damaged by the insurgents, in fact it is the worst hit area in the state.

    “No […]

  • 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 […]

  • We’ll recover, reconstruct, rehabilitate North-East – VP. Osinbajo

    We’ll recover, reconstruct, rehabilitate North-East – VP. Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has restated the Federal Government’s commitment toward sustainable reconstruction, rehabilitation and recovery of the North-East region.

    Osinbajo spoke at the World Humanitarian Day with the theme ” One Humanity” organised by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) at International Conference Centre, Abuja on Friday.

    He was represented by Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Special Adviser to the Vice President on Monitoring and Evaluation of IDPs programmes.

    The vice president said the Federal Government had put in place several measures to reduce the […]