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Kwara wins Ramat Cup

Kwara State has emerged winner of the 37th edition of the U-16 annual Ramat Football competition, which was concluded last weekend at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and electorate to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity during and after Saturday’s rerun election in the state.

Governor Tambuwal sues for peace, ready to work with oppositions

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and electorate to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity during and after Saturday’s rerun election in the state.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto reruns: Governor Tambuwal sues for peaceful conducts

Ahead of the January 25 re-run and supplementary elections scheduled to hold in Sokoto state, Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged the supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity.

Nigerian Airforce redeploys 76 senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed 36 Air Vice Marshals (AVMs) and 40 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) including some Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding (AOCs), Commandants of Tri-Service Institutions, Directors and Commanders.

Tribune honours prominent Nigerians

African Newspapers of Nigeria PLC, publishers of the Nigerian Tribune, has honoured eminent Nigerians for their contributions to societal development.

Two jailed in Kebbi for obstructing FRSC officers

A magistrate court in Jega, Kebbi State, has sentenced two men to six months imprisonment for obstructing and inciting members of the public against a Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) patrol team.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Farmers worry over changing rainfall pattern

Some farmers in Jigawa have expressed worry over this year’s changing rainfall pattern and the adverse effect on the farming season.

Recruitment: Police release names of successful candidates

This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Everyone deserves love, fairness regardless of faith, ethnicity

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says that all human beings, regardless of faith or ethnicity, desire to be valued, loved, and given the basics of life–food, shelter and clothing sufficient for self and family.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan (left) discussing with Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Aduda (APC Lagos East), during the plenary on Thursday, 26 September, 2019

Senate refers MTEF/FSP to finance committee

The Senate on Thursday referred the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) documents to its Committee on Finance.

Court sentences applicant to six months in prison for stealing vehicle belonging to Red...

A Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone 6, Abuja on Wednesday sentenced an applicant, Bashir Sani, to six months in prison for stealing a vehicle belonging to the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS).

21-year-old arrested for ‘sodomising’ 10 minors in Sokoto

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 21-year-old man who is a house help, Usman Abubakar for allegedly sodomising 10 minors in Sokoto.
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Soldiers detain NAN photojournalist at EFCC convocation

A photojournalist with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Ibrahim Bashir has been detained by soldiers at the venue of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) convocation in Kaduna.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari warns universities to stop monetising honourary degrees

President Muhammadu Buhari has berated many universities in the country for placing priority on money in the conferment of honourary awards on Nigerians.
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Federal university to honour Plateau Imam who rescued 262 Christians

The Federal University at Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has announced plans to honour Abubakar Abdullahi, the Imam who saved 262 Berom Christians from gunmen who attacked their village in Plateau States in June last year.

NAHCON sponsors honest Air Force personnel, selfless Imam to Hajj

An officer of the Nigeria Air Force, NAF, Corporal Bashir Umar who recently found and returned €37,000 belonging to a pilgrim at Kano Hajj Camp, has been selected by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, as member of the National Security team for Hajj.

Islamic teacher jailed for defiling 35 boys

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Minna, Niger State has sentenced a 33-year-old Islamic teacher, Abubakar Abdullahi, to seven years imprisonment for having anal sex with 35 of his pupils.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.

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Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook launches Quiet Mode for muting alerts and scheduling downtime

Facebook is rolling out a new feature today that allows users to mute all notifications from the social network. The new time management tool is called Quiet Mode, and it first reared its head as part of a pilot that was quietly launched last month. It’s officially rolling out for iOS users through the next month, and it will arrive for Android users starting in May.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

DisCos: Federal government to pay for free electricity for two months

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors says the free energy to be supplied for two months is not free by the DisCos, but will be paid for by the Federal Government.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Okowa confirms death of second coronavirus case in Delta

Okowa on his verified Facebook handle on Thursday evening in a post, said the deceased had underlying ailment. He said the deceased tested positive to the pandemic.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Nigeria records 14 new cases of coronavirus, total now 288

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 14 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, according to a statement on Thursday night, April 9th.

Former Oyo senator passes on

The lawmaker who represented Oyo North senatorial district between 2003 and 2007, Robert Koleoso, has passed on.