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Armed Forces Day: Katsina govt hails military on security

The Katsina State Government has commended the ‘tireless efforts’ of the military at checking the menace of armed banditry and cattle rustling in the area.

NANS urges federal govt to pay entitlements of deceased heroes to families

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday appealed to the Federal Government to promptly pay pensions and entitlements to families of deceased military, para-military and police personnel, who had served meritoriously.

Kogi govt establishes cassava city to boost production

The Kogi state government on Monday said it had concluded plans for the establishment of a “cassava city” in Osara, Adavi local government area of the state to expand the financial base of the state.

Governor El-Rufai swears-in 3 new commissioners, others

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday swore-in three new commissioners and 13 heads of agencies, saying the administration has only 18 months to deliver on its mandate.

Ex-President Obasanjo bags PhD at NOUN, may be offered supervisor job

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is among 14, 771 convocees that will bag honours at the 7th convocation of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Adamu, NOUN’s Vice-Chancellor, has said.

Senator Isah Misau’s alleged injurious falsehood trial adjourned until January 29

An FCT High Court Maitama, on Monday adjourned until Jan. 29, commencement of trial of Sen. Isah Misau (APC-Bauch-Central), charged with injurious falsehood.

Two soldiers slump at Armed Forces Day parade

Two soldiers on Monday slumped at the 2018 Armed Forces and Remembrance Day held at the Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra State.

18-year-old Nigerian killed during fight in East London

An 18-year-old Nigerian, Oluwadamilola Odeyingbo, has died from injuries sustained in a squabble in Chislehurst, East London.

I won’t protect criminals – President Buhari tells Benue leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured Benue State leaders who met with him on recent killings in the state that he will never protect criminals.

Nigerian Army releases 244 repentant Boko Haram suspects to Borno govt

The Nigerian Army on Monday handed over 244 Boko Haram suspects, who it said have given up membership of the terrorist group, to the Borno State government.

Kano Assembly calls for removal of abandoned toll-gate

The Kano State House of Assembly has called on the state government to remove the uncompleted toll-gate on Zaria Road, in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state.

Lagos Assemblyman calls for huge investments in education

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Segun Olulade, has called for huge investments in education to brighten the future of the younger generation and the country.

No land for cattle colonies in our state – Benue leaders tells President Buhari

Prominent leaders from Benue State have told President Muhammadu Buhari that there is no land to allow for the establishment of cattle colonies as being proposed by the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh.

Chibok girls vow not to return in new Boko Haram video

Some members of the Chibok girls in Boko Haram’s captivity have vowed not to return in a new video released by the terrorists on Monday.

Archbishop Kaigama urges federal govt to invest in farming, cattle rearing

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos has advised the Federal Government to support farmers and herders with incentives as a way of addressing the continuous clashes between them in some parts of the country.

Seven die, four injured in Bida-Minna road crash

Mr Yusuf Garba, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Niger said on Monday that seven persons died in an accident on the Bida-Minna road.

Governor Sani Bello gives directive on adequate medical care for ex-servicemen

Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger has directed the state Ministry of Health, to give adequate medical care to ailing ex-service men and their families.

Kebbi govt donates N20m to Nigerian Legions

“Nigeria is still facing threat of insurgency. I believed that our legionnaires can assist in providing information which will go along way in saving lives”” , he said.

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The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
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Nigerian seaports to commence 24-hour operation

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.

China achieves progress in battle against cyber crimes – report

China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Kwara records eight new cases of coronavirus

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Obadiah Mailafia: Serving northern governor a Boko Haram leader

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says repentant terrorists revealed that a serving northern governor is a Boko Haram leader. Mailafia said this on ‘Morning Crossfire’ programme on Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM on Monday.