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Boko Haram: Govts urged to reconstruct places of worship in North-East

The President, Church of Brethren in Nigeria, Rev. Joel Billi, has appealed to the Federal and State Governments to fast track the reconstruction of places of worship and other structures destroyed by insurgents in North-East.

5,247 Muslims killed by Boko Haram in 7 local govts in 5 years –...

At least 5,247 Muslims have been killed in the Boko Haram violence in seven local government areas of Adamawa in the past five years (2013 to 2017).

SGF Boss Mustapha solicits community support on renovation of schools

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Saturday solicited the support of communities in sustaining the infrastructural development of schools in Nigeria.

Adamawa Assembly jerks up 2018 budget by N15 billion

The Adamawa House of Assembly on Thursday approved the 2018 budget of N177.9 billion.

Adamawa Assembly passes bill on free treatment accident, terrorism victims

The Adamawa House of Assembly, on Tuesday, passed a bill for the free treatment of accident and terrorism victims by government hospitals in the state.

UNDP brings succour to 50, 000 communities in North-East

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided some intervention projects to over 50,000 communities in the North East region.

SGF Boss Mustapha pledges better life for Nigerians

Newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has pledged to implement programmes and policies aimed at uplifting the quality of lives of all Nigerians.

Adamawa Assembly removes deputy speaker, three others

The Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday impeached four of the principal officers, including the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Sunday Peter, and the Majority Leader, Mr. Musa Mahmud.

NEMA begins massive food distribution to 40,000 households in Adamawa

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday commenced distribution of assorted food items to over 40,000 households in seven liberated local government areas of Adamawa State.

Conflict: UNDP, Japan support Adamawa communities

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Japanese Government, says it supported 50 households affected by Boko Haram conflict in two local Government areas of Adamawa State.

PCNI, VSF spend N6 billion in North-east interventions – official

The Vice Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative, PCNI, Tijjani Tumsah, has said over N6 billion has been spent by the PCNI and Victim Support Fund, VSF, in various interventions in the North-east.

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Federal govt uncovers more prominent tax defaulters

The Federal Government has identified fresh defaulting taxpayers and dispatched letters to them to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme in regularising their tax status.

Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola to wear yellow ribbon at Carabao Cup final against Arsenal

The City manager was charged by the FA on Friday for "wearing a political message," which is in breach of the English governing body's kit regulations.

DPR seals three stations for hoarding petrol in Plateau

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, Jos Field Office, which discovered over 40, 000 litres of petrol hoarded by independent Marketers in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, has ordered its sale at regulated price to members of the public. It also sealed three fuel stations in Jos South and Mangu LGA, for operating illegally.

Senator Ekweremadu: Dapchi girls possibly starving, ill in the forest

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, says the abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls is one of the signs that Nigeria is facing difficult times under the Buhari administration, saying they were possibly ill and starving in the forest.

Governor Gaidam offers jobs to 38 Yobe State University first class graduates

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has offered jobs to 38 first class graduates of the Yobe State University (YSU).

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NSCDC intercepts two trucks in Kano for petrol diversion

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, have intercepted two trucks laden with 85,000 litres of petrol while trying to divert the product.

Governor Ahmed’s wife establishes anti-cancer clubs in tertiary institutions

The wife of Kwara governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, has promised to support students to establish anti-cancer clubs in tertiary institutions in the state to jointly wage war against the scourge in the country.

Australian deputy premier steps down over extra-marital scandal

Embattled Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said Friday he would step down on Monday following a scandal which began when a newspaper revealed he had impregnated an ex-staffer during an extra-marital affair.

Mofe Pirah: Three modular refineries to begin operation in Delta December

Delta State Commissioner, Ministry of Oil and Gas, Mofe Pirah, has given indication that three out of the four envisaged modular refineries in Delta located at Kwale, Okpai and Sapele with 10,000 bpd capacity upon getting approval will commence construction hopefully before the end of this year.

President Buhari orders 24-hour monitor for Dapchi schoolgirls

President Muhammadu Buhari said his government has sent more troops and surveillance aircraft to the entire North East territory on a 24-hour basis, to recover the schoolgirls abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State.