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The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnappers abduct wife, son of Atiku Abubakar’s security detail

Suspected kidnappers have abducted the wife and son of a security detail attached to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Yolde Pate, a surbub of Yola.

Ebonyi: Absence of policy or law responsible for low enrollment ratio of girl child...

A Non-governmental Organisation, Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All, CSACEFA, on Tuesday, stated that the absence of a policy or law that engenders the girl child education was what has accounted for the low enrollment ratio of the girls into various schools in the State.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Gombe partners N-SRIC to combat snakebite

Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that the State Government is ready to partner with the Nigeria Snakebite Research and Intervention Centre (N-SRIC) to combat the menace of snakebite in the State.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa budgets N140 billion for 2021 fiscal year

Presenting the budget “Christened the budget of Stabilisation” before the state house of assembly, Monday, governor Fintiri said the proposal which is the second he presented in his tenure will consolidate the socio-economic developments he has instituted in the state.

Commission set to resolve Benue-Taraba crisis in 2021

The National Boundary Commission (NBC), says it was set to resolve crisis in grey areas of boundary demarcation between Benue and Taraba in early 2021, and called for peaceful coexistence among the residents in the border community.

Senator Okorocha builds, commissions N48 million skill acquisition centre in Abuja

Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, last weekend commissioned a N48 million Skill Acquisition Centre he built at Karamajiji, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) has condemned the kick off of Operation Crocodile Smile VI in the region.

Southeast youths condemn Operation Crocodile Smile VI

The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) has condemned the kick off of Operation Crocodile Smile VI in the region.
While the United States and Europe are in the grip of the outbreak, UN aid chief Mark Lowcock warned that the virus was not expected to peak in the world's poorest countries until some point over the next three to six months.

UN allocates $15 million to fight hunger in North-East Nigeria

United Nations (UN) Emergency Relief Chief, Mark Lowcock, has allocated a total of $15million emergency funding to address rising food insecurity in Northeast Nigeria.

#EndSARS: UN deputy chief commend governors’ handling of protests

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed met on Tuesday with the governors of the 36 states of the Federation on the platform of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), commending their maturity in the handling of the #EndSARS protests.
Director General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu addressing the press at the presentation of 15,000 COVID-19 test kits to NCDC by UNICEF in Abuja on Tuesday, Sept 29, 2020. [Twitter-@NCDCgov]

Nigeria records 112 new coronavirus infections

Nigeria recorded 112 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the total number of infections in the nation to 64,996.

EFCC: Unspent N4 billion in 2020 budget for recruitment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says that the N4 billion unspent money in its 2020 Budget is meant for recruitment of staff.

Why Finland has best education system worldwide – TRCN chief

Finland has the best education system in the world, says the Registrar and Chief Executive of the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Josiah Ajiboye.
Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), disclosed this in Abuja on in an interview with newsmen.

Jigawa, Ekiti disqualified from TRCN 2020 exams

Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) says candidates from Jigawa and Ekiti have been excluded from the 2020 qualifying examinations for failing to meet the commission’s benchmark for participation.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa offers jobs to 4,000 youths

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa on Saturday said his administration has given approval for the employment of additional 4,000 workers.

Nigeria police withdraw 60 VIPs, others’ escorts

Following the delay by about 60 prominent Nigerians and corporate entities to release Special Police operatives including Mobile Police personnel and Counter-Terrorism Unit attached to them, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has activated the order for the immediate withdrawal of police personnel.
Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa government woos investors

Mrs Sosa Ali, Permanent Secretary, Adamawa Ministry of Culture and Tourism, made the call during the closing ceremony of the 13th International Arts and Craft Expo (INAC) on Friday in Abuja.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 223 new virus infections

Nigeria on Friday confirmed 223 new cases of COVID-19, as the number of infected people in the country increased to 63,731, according to official records.

#EndSARS: FRSC laments loss of 27 vehicles to protest

Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), said in Lagos on Friday that the agency lost about 27 patrol vehicles to the October #EndSARS protest.

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Manchester City ease into Champions League last 16

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Joe Biden urges Americans to be safe during holiday, fight coronavirus pandemic

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Group rejects South-South governors desire to control NDDC

A Niger Delta group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), has condemned the desire of South-South governors to control the affairs of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

UNIOSUN student commits suicide

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The United States will temporarily require visitors from Iran, Myanmar, and a number of African nations to pay up to $15,000 in visa bonds in a new hardline immigration measure enacted late in Donald Trump’s presidency.

US visitors from developing nations to pay thousands in visa bonds

The United States will temporarily require visitors from Iran, Myanmar, and a number of African nations to pay up to $15,000 in visa bonds in a new hardline immigration measure enacted late in Donald Trump’s presidency.