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Three university students, four others kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna highway

About 7 persons, including three final year law students of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, were kidnapped on the notorious Kaduna-Abuja highway on Monday in what is again another spike in the activities of kidnappers after few day
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor criticised over plans to build 27 stadiums

An Owerri-based lawyer, Emperor Iwuala, has faulted plans by Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo to build 27 stadiums across the state.

Senator Wamakko to build first private university in Sokoto

Sokoto State would soon have a private university as Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has received approval from the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) to set up a university in he state.
The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has urged residents of the state against being obsessd with ethnicity and religion.

Kaduna government earmarks N1.8 billion for foreign, local scholarship

The Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board, Jummai Dikko, said the board has earmarked over N1.8 billion for foreign and local scholarship to students from the state.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Forum debunks rumour of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s expulsion from ABU

The Academic Forum of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has debunked rumour that the leader of the group, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky was expelled from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.

Tax appeal tribunal resolves disputes worth N10 billion

A tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Kaduna and with jurisdiction over the North West Zone, comprising the seven states of Kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Jigawa, with Umar Mohammed Adamu as Chairman, has in the last eight months since the commencement of sitting resolved tax disputes amounting to over N10billion.
Amnesty International

Amnesty: Three Shiite IMN members die in police custody

Amnesty International has claimed that at least three members of the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have died in police custody while another 15 members of the group, including minors, have been detained “incommunicado for weeks.”

ABU launches 32gb e-learning flash for postgraduate students

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria has launched a 32GB e-learning flash for Postgraduate Students to ease access to their studies, an official said.

Tribunal: How JTF rigged polls for APC – witness

Hearing resumed before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja yesterday, with a collation agent, Mr. Bukar Petrol, narrating how the Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF, allegedly rigged election in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari in Borno State.

Ebonyi poultry farmers appeal for government assistance to boost production

Some poultry farmers in Abakaliki have appealed to federal and the state government to assist them with grants or loans to enable them to boost their production capacity.
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GOtv Boxing Night 19 holds in Lagos

The 19th edition of GOtv Boxing Night (GOtv Boxing Night 19) will hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, on Sunday, 14 July.
Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi

Speaker: Nasarawa Assembly passed 40 bills, 80 resolutions in four years

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Thursday says it passed over 40 bills and 80 resolutions between 2015 and 2019.

BudgIT: Federal government should privatise state-owned refineries

BudgIT has called on President Buhari to privatize all government-owned refineries while also fully deregulate the petroleum downstream sector.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

Police confirm killing of NDLEA official in Lafia

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the killing of Mr Dennis Onoja, an official of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) by unknown persons in Lafia.
Abdullahi Sule

Governor Sule: I will prioritise security, revamp civil service

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Wednesday said his administration would prioritize security and equip the state civil service system for good governance of the state.

Ogun suspected kidnapper arrested in Onitsha

A 20-year old man, Chinwetalu Oranu, has been arrested by the Anambra state police over alleged abduction of one Obiora Okonkwo in Agbara industrial layout, Ogun State.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.

Lagos deputy governor-elect loses father

The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.
The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has accused Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun of disliking people of Ijebu extraction in the state.

Oba Adetona: Governor Amosun doesn’t like Ijebu

The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has accused Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun of disliking people of Ijebu extraction in the state.

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CAS task NAF cadets on core values of integrity, service before self

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has tasked cadets of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on core values of integrity, first excellence in all they do and service before self.
Nigeria has for the first time refined its own gold and purchased the refined product into a new gold reserve.

Nigerian government moves to stem $500 million illegal gold exports

The federal government has commenced moves to stem illegal gold exports estimated at annual revenue of up to $500 million to boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
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Zinedine Zidane named world’s best manager ahead of Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has been voted the best manager in the world by French newspaper L’Equipe, beating Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola to the title.
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Reps member mobilises youths to stop Governor Obaseki’s re-election

The House of Representatives member representing Ovia Federal Constituency, Dennis Idahosa, yesterday, commenced the mobilisation of youths across the state with a vow to stop Governor Godwin Obaseki’s re-election.
Worried by the continued gridlock and other traffic challenges in and within the Apapa Port, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate an alleged extortion of truck drivers by the terminal security operatives.

PPT: Apapa traffic crises may linger till December

Latest information from the Presidential Task Team, PTT, on Restoration of Law and Order in Apapa environment has indicated that sufficient relief on the traffic crises in the area would come in December 2020 when the reconstruction work is targeted for completion.