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The state governor has rewarded three Katsina state youths and the Katsina police command for their courage to disarm and kill one of the bandits who initially kidnapped them. The youngsters, two boys, and a girl were also rewarded for returning the AK-47 rifle and a machete they recovered from the bandits to the police. […]

Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Emirate Councils Amendment Bill 2020, which among other things permanently returned the chairmanship of the Central Council of Emirs in the State to the emir of Kano. This development means the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero will remain the chairman of the Central Council of […]

The Federal Government on Tuesday began moves to rest the on-going strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and the planned strike by health workers. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige; the Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed and the Minister of Health,  Dr. Osagie Ehanire, are expected to meet today […]

Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, has apologised for the state pardon he gave to some criminals during the COVID-19 lockdown. Amongst the freed inmates was a convicted serial rapist. Mohammed revealed that he regretted appending his signature to free some inmates when he received State Action Committee on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) on […]

The Nigeria Army has explained how it killed Benue’s most wanted criminal, Mr Terwase Akwaza, alias Gana. The Commander, 4 Special Forces Command, Doma, Nasarawa state, Maj. -Gen. Moundhey Ali, told newsmen on Tuesday that Gana was killed at a roadblock mounted by the Army along Gbese-Gboko-Makurdi road following exchange of gunfire. Governor Samuel Ortom […]

The Nigerian government last week increased the price of the Petrol Motor Spirit (PMS) from N138 to N151, majority of the citizenry were furious on the grounds of it being a time of economic hardship come about by the coronavirus lockdown. “Please be informed that a new product price adjustment has been effected on our […]

Wife of the Kwara State Governor, Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq, has secured an apartment for Risikat, the blue-eyed lady, who reunited with her estranged husband, Abdulwasiu Omodada, at a Nikkah held in Ilorin on Saturday. The Press Secretary to the governor’s wife, Yinka Adeniyi, said Olufolake, through her non-governmental organisation, the Ajike Support Group, secured a […]

Another series of winners have emerged in the ongoing Spell and Win “Bag of Goodies 2” Consumer Promo. The Spell and Win “Bag of Goodies 2” Consumer Promo launched by Dangote Cement Plc to reward and improve the livelihoods of its consumers around Nigeria saw Nine Lucky winners go home with One million naira each […]

The Management of the Kwara State University (KWASU) says its admission process for the 2020/2021 academic session is yet to commence. The institution’s Director of University Relations, Mr Abdulrazaq Sanni stated this in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Ilorin. Sanni said the admission process was yet to […]

Members of the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly have passed the revised 2020 budget of N10,805,544,664,642. The lawmakers passed the budget during plenary on Thursday, a day after members of the House of Representatives approved the same figure. A breakdown of the figure shows that the sum of N2,488,789,433,344 is for capital expenditure and […]


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