Governor of Borno State and chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Kashim Shettima, has said that Poverty remains the major reason for incessant violent crises and insecurity in the Northern region of Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that Nigeria will see tremendous development during his presidency.
As part of strategies to tackle the numerous security challenges confronting the nation at the moment, the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has suggested that President Muhammadu Buhari should convoke a National Security Summit.
The Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced September 12 as the Eid-el-Kabir day.
The United States’ Secretary of State, John Kerry, has begun a two-day working visit to Nigeria.
His first port of call was Sokoto State where he delivered a lecture on “Resilient Communities and Religious Tolerance in Countering Violent Extremism.”
The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, has begun his two-day working visit to Nigeria, going first to Sokoto State, where he praised the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, for his efforts at promoting religious tolerance and understanding.