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The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

Death penalty awaits kidnappers in Gombe if found guilty

Gombe State House of Assembly has passed into law, Gombe State Kidnapping and Abduction Prohibition Law 2020 which provides that anybody found guilty of kidnapping in State stands the risk of losing his life when found guilty.
As the world observe Adoption Day, the Vice President of The Halal Children’s Home, Mrs. Ramatu Abubakar, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.

World Adoption Day: NGOs advocates legal-framework on fostering children in Nigeria

As the world observe Adoption Day, the Vice President of The Halal Children’s Home, Mrs. Ramatu Abubakar, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.

Organisation advocates legal-framework on foster children in Nigeria

The Halal Children’s Home, a faith-based organisation, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.
Former FIFA U17 World Cup-winning captain Kelechi Nwakali will be stand-in captain when Nigeria opens its Africa U23 Cup of Nations campaign against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in Cairo on Saturday.

Kelechi Nwakali to captain Olympic Eagles against Cote d’Ivoire

Former FIFA U17 World Cup-winning captain Kelechi Nwakali will be stand-in captain when Nigeria opens its Africa U23 Cup of Nations campaign against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in Cairo on Saturday.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono gave the assurance at the weekend while interacting with stakeholders in the sector in Bauchi.

Minister laments poor state of Kano grain market

The Minister for Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, has lamented over the low standard of Dawanau International Grain Market, Kano.

Gunmen attack Sokoto villages, cart away cows at gunpoint

Unknown gunmen numbering about 150 reportedly stormed Tarana Mahuta and Bagurba villages, Tureta Local Government Area of Sokoto State, and made away with undisclosed number of cows at gunpoint.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Sadiq Ajiya: APC national secretary slot won’t be decided blindly

Several months after the controversial resignation of the national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the North-East Zonal Secretary, Abubakar Sadiq Ajiya, has said there is no crisis in the party

Kogi guber: Former minister canvasses support for Governor Bello

Professor Stephen Ocheni, the immediate past Minister of State, Labour and Productivity, has called on the people of Kogi East to vote massively for Governor Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the forthcoming governorship election, to enable him complete laudable programmes he has started.
Kidnap Victim

Police: Sokoto lawmaker kidnapped

The police in Sokoto State have confirmed the abduction of Aminu Bodai, a member of the state House of Assembly, by gunmen in Bodai village of Dange/Shuni Local Government Area of the state.

Over 20 feared dead as bandits attack Sokoto villages

Among the villages noted were Kamitau Mala Faru, and Dan Tatsako Some residents of one of the affected areas Kamitau said, the bandits attacked the area around 5:45am yesterday.

Katsina CJ frees 300 Prisoners, promises judicial reforms

Katsina State Chief Judge, Justice Musa Danladi Abubakar, Tuesday in Katsina announced the release of a total number of about 300 prisoners from the State’s Prison Custody, following the visit to the various prison camps.
The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

Gombe Assembly speaker to emerge Friday

The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

CODE holds capacity enhancing training for Borno budget trackers

Connected Development (CODE), a nongovernmental organisation known for budget and public projects implementation tracking, on Saturday held a capacity building training for young volunteers following the money in Borno State.
Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor makes 9 appointments, clears air on first lady

The newly sworn-in Governor of Nasarawa state, Mr Abdullahi Sule, yesterday, announced his first set of appointments of nine Senior Special Assistants to work in the new administration.

Senator Lawan: Wealthy Nigerians buy court judgements

His allegation came barely a week after the Supreme Court voided his party’s participation in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State, thereby stripping it of all 36 offices including the governorship position.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate confirms President Buhari’s nominee as Customary Court of Appeal President

It took the Nigerian Senate just 15 minutes to scrutinise and confirm Abaze Abubakar Sadiq, a nominee for President of Customary Court of Appeal, FCT Abuja.

General Buratai reaffirms commitment to welfare of Nigerian Army veterans

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has re-emphasised commitment to the welfare of Army Veterans, whom he noted, remain key stakeholders in the discharge of the Nigerian Army’s constitutional roles.

INEC issues certificate of return to Governor Tambuwal, deputy, 30 lawmakers-elect in Sokoto

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday issued certificates of return to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, his Deputy, Alhaji Dan’Iya Manir, and 30 members-elect of the state House of Assembly in Sokoto.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Mauricio Pochettino has calmed fears that Tottenham ace Dele Alli will not be fit enough for the Champions League final, after the midfielder was subbed at half-time during Sunday’s 2-2 draw against Everton.

Dele Alli charged by FA over coronavirus Snapchat video

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.
Kabiru Baleria

Enyimba pay tribute to late Kano Pillars coach

Baleria passed on Tuesday and has since been buried in Kano. The club chairman, Surajo Shuaibu, declared a three-day mourning after a contingent from the club paid a condolence visit to the grieving family.