General

Mr. Uche Orji Re-appointed Managing Director Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority 

Presiden Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Mr Uche Orji as Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority said the presidency.  Mr Orji was first appointed in October 2012, for an initial term of 5 years. The new term will also be for 5 years. The President has also approved the nomination of Prof Isa Hayatou Chiroma… Continue reading Mr. Uche Orji Re-appointed Managing Director Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority 

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General

​Lake Chad Dredging: Shettima meets Naval Chief over Monguno-Baga road repairs 

As the Nigerian Navy carries on the dredging of Baga axis of the Lake Chad, Governor Kashim Shettima on Wednesday visited the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas to discuss ways the Borno State Government will quickly rehabilitate the bad Monguno-Kroskawwa-Baga to make it possible for the Navy to be able to… Continue reading ​Lake Chad Dredging: Shettima meets Naval Chief over Monguno-Baga road repairs 

General

Nigerian Army repelled Boko Haram attack on Bama 

The Nigerian Army Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE at about 6:00pm on Friday, 29th  September 2017 laid ambush for Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) crossing Bocobs village along Banki Junction - Bama road in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.  The troops sprung the attack on the unsuspecting terrorists and neutralised one… Continue reading Nigerian Army repelled Boko Haram attack on Bama 

Education

​Borno: 7,169 teachers trained by USAID on Shettima’s request

Seven thousand one hundred and sixty nine (7,169) primary and junior secondary schools teachers in Borno State have so far been trained by the United State Agency for International Development following a request by Governor Kashim Shettima whose administration is engaged in massive building of modern schools and remodeling of existing across Borno State. Many… Continue reading ​Borno: 7,169 teachers trained by USAID on Shettima’s request

General, IDPs, International, sports

Nigeria wins second Refugees World Cup title Brazil 

Sixteen teams with a total of 250 players took part in the annual football knock-out tournament in São Paulo. ​​ SAO PAULO, Brazil - São Paulo’s Pacaembú Stadium, a venue used by some of Brazil’s top football clubs, hosted the final of the fourth Refugees World Cup last weekend. Nigeria defeated Morocco 9-4 to take… Continue reading Nigeria wins second Refugees World Cup title Brazil