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Tiv group petitions federal govt over Taraba killings

The Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA), in Taraba State, on Monday, petitioned the Federal Government over continued attacks and killings of Tiv and other farmers in the state, alleging that it was a deliberate scheme to destabilise farmers and steal their harvests.

We’ve lost 32 persons to herdsmen in Taraba – Tiv leader

Taraba State Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) today said, only from January, it has lost no fewer than 32 persons in separate attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the state.

Suspected Fulani militia attack Taraba community, kill traditional ruler

Armed Fulani men on Monday evening attacked Karmen community in Ibi local government area of Taraba State and killed a local traditional ruler.

Abuja DisCo gets NEMSA’s support on shanty network clean-up

The Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) has thrown its weight behind Abuja Electricity Distribution Company’s (AEDC’s) ongoing cleanup of the inherited substandard shanty networks in its franchise area.

Abuja DISCO begins clean-up of poorly wired electricity network in FCT

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) said it would begin the clean-up of poorly wired communities, beginning with Gishiri village in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Oct. 9.

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FEC approves $6.7 billion for Ibadan-Kaduna rail project

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved a memo presented by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the construction of a rail line from Ibadan, Oyo State, to Kaduna.

Senator Saraki: Yobe school attack one too many

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday condemned in strong terms the attack on Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, in Yobe State by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.

EFCC quizzes ex-army chief Azubuike Ihejirika over arms deal scandal

Anti-graft detectives at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, are questioning Azubuike Ihejirika, a former Chief of Army Staff, over his alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal, sources at the commission have said.

PDP engaging in “destructive propaganda” – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as baseless allegations raised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday accusing the opposition party of engaging in “destructive propaganda”.

Melania Trump’s parents become permanent US residents

First lady Melania Trump’s parents have become permanent US residents, their lawyer said Wednesday, apparently taking advantage of a family unification program pilloried by the president.

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Federal govt inaugurates committee on development of nanotechnology

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology on Tuesday inaugurated National Steering Committee on Nanotechnology development to produce policy that would guide Nanotechnology operation in the country.

2019: PDP repositioning to take over power from APC – Uche Secondus

Mr Uche Secondus, the National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the party is repositioning to clinch power in the 2019 general elections for a better Nigerian.

10 Kogi PDP lawmakers, others defect to APC

Ten members of Kogi State House of Assembly, who were elected under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and hundreds others, on Saturday, defected the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Zamfara killings: Security agencies failed us – Governor Abdulaziz Yari

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has accused security agencies in the country of failing to prevent killings in his state despite alerting them about an impending attack 24 hours before the recent invasion of communities in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state, which resulted in the death of 39 persons.

Police apprehend man with fake N1 million currency notes in Gombe

The Police Command in Gombe have arrested one, Abbas Abdullahi, 32, in possession of fake N1,000 currency notes totaling N1 million.