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Alhaji Suleiman Umar, the National Programme Manager of Popular Farms Mills in Kano State says the company is targeting to process 1.5 million tonnes of Paddy Rice per annum in the country.

Border closure: Rice millers make brisk businesses in Gombe

Some rice milers in Gombe State say they have recorded increased sales and patronage since the closure of the border by the Federal Government.

Abdulrasheed Maina paid N3 billion, opened 12 accounts in my bank – witness

The prosecution in the trial of former Chairman, Police Pension Task Force (PPTF), Abdulrasheed Maina, opened it case on Wednesday by calling its first witness.

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.
Nigeria Police

I rustle cattle because humans aren’t involved – suspect

The Niger State police command has arrested a gang of suspected cattle rustlers reportedly terrorizing the Kotonkoro area of Mariga Local Government Area of the state.

Police arrest cattle rustlers in Niger, recover over N1 million

Niger State Police Command has arrested two cattle rustlers said to have been terrorising people of Kotonkoro Community and its environs in Mariga Local Government Area of the State for some years.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops kill 15 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Fifteen members of the Boko Haram insurgents were reportedly killed during a fierce fight with troops at Jigalta village, 27 kilometres from Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State in the northeast Nigeria.

Tribunal upholds election of Plateau assemblymen

The National/State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, Plateau on Monday upheld the election of a lawmaker in the state House of Assembly Mr Abubakar Mohammed (APC-Qua’an Pan South).
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP: Community, not state police suitable for Nigeria

The Inspector General of Police Abubakar Mohammed Adamu has expressed preference for the adoption of community police as against the clamour for state police.

Many rendered homeless, several houses submerged in Niger flood – agency

Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger State.
Measles

Measles outbreak: North East records 21,011 cases, 100 deaths – survey

States in the North East part of Nigeria recorded no fewer than 21,011 cases of measles with 100 deaths in the past few months.

Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa confirms cholera outbreak in 3 local councils

Adamawa Government on Tuesday confirmed the outbreak of cholera in three local government areas of the state with one death from the 76 cases recorded.
Abdullahi Sule

Nasarawa governor appoints SSG, director of press, 5 other aides

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the appointments of Alhaji Aliyu Tijjani-Ahmed as new Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
Bala Mohammed

Governor Mohammed, 17 Bauchi lawmakers submit assets declaration form

Former Reds star Danny Murphy believes Liverpool are not in danger of losing in-form forward Sadio Mane to Real Madrid despite apparent interest from the Spanish giants.

General Buratai: Mentorship key instrument in leadership development

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has said mentorship is a key instrument in leadership development.
Bala Muhammad

EFCC charges governor-elect with ‘accepting gratification’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a criminal charge against Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

EFCC charges governor-elect with accepting gratification

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a criminal charge against Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory.
Segun Osoba

Segun Osoba cautions Nigerians on restructuring

A radical historian, who taught generations of students at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Dr. Olusegun Osoba, has cautioned Nigeria over what he described as the ubiquitous use of the word ‘restructuring’ by the ruling elites, describing it as a recurring and blatant lie that has been used to deceive Nigerians as the solution to the economic, political and social ills in the country.

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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
Ibrahim Magu

PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.