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Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor-elect fumes over N115 billion debt

Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has vowed to ‘step on toes’ over the debt profile of the state under the current administration of Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow.

Police absolve woman, vulture of links to Boko Haram

The police in Yola, Adamawa State, have absolved a woman, Rukkayatu Salihu, 40, and her vulture of links to the Boko Haram sect.

VSF distributes N600 million farm inputs to victims of Boko Haram

The Victim Support Fund (VSF) on Thursday commenced the distribution of farm inputs worth N600 million to 4,000 households who were affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.

Victims Support Fund to launch 2019 rain-fed farming intervention in Northeast

The Victims Support Fund (VSF) in continuation of the implementation of its 2019 programmes targeted at restoring livelihood to victims of insurgency is set to launch its agro based intervention in Borno.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Zamfara residents pay highest bus fare

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said residents of Zamfara paid the highest bus fare of N305.00 within city in April, 2019.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

Minister: May 29, June 12 will be public holidays

The federal government has said May 29 and June 12 will be declared as national public holidays. They will now be observed as the inauguration day and democracy day, respectively, from this year.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

N400 million fraud: Judge accuses defence counsel of frustrating trial

Justice Okon Abang of Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on Monday, expressed displeasure as the various methods being employed by the defence team of the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, in the ongoing N400 million alleged fraud by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA).
Max Air

Hajj: Nigeria signs agreement with Max Air, Medview, FlyNas

During an Airlift Signing Agreement held Monday at the head office of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON ), in Abuja, the chairman of the commission, Abdullahi Muhammad, enjoined the approved air carriers to discharge their responsibilities diligently.

Police arrest six suspected drug dealers in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa has arrested six suspected drug dealers operating in the state.

Ninth Assembly: Reps speakership aspirant formally withdraws from race for Femi Gbajabiamila

A member of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Buba (APC, Adamawa) has formally withdrawn from contesting the position of the 9th Speaker of the House.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Minister: Our plan for first June 12 celebrations

The Federal Government said on Monday that it has lined up several activities to mark June 12 as Nigeria’s first Democracy Day.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Federal government unfolds details of May 29, June 12 celebrations

Presidential inauguration on 29 May 2019, activities leading to the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari officially kicks off today, 20 May with this press conference.
Frank Mba

Police kill suspected kidnapper of UBEC chairman

The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Kaduna APC Reps members-elect reaffirm support for Femi Gbajabiamila

Kaduna State members-elect of the House of Representatives on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday reaffirmed their support for Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) for the office of Speaker of the 9th Assembly.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ahmad Lawan: APC’s 2023 presidential ticket belongs to South West

Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state chapter, Ahmad Lawan, has declared that South west will produce the next president on the platform of the party in 2023.
Bature Masari

Witness: Ex-SMEDAN chief gave N50 million to four Reps members

Mr Taiwo Olorunyomi, an Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) investigation officer, on Friday told an FCT High Court, Apo, that Bature Masari, Director General, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (SMEDAN), gave N50 million to some members of the House of Representatives.

South East Development Commission Bill passes second reading at House of Representatives

A bill for an Act to establish the South East Development Commission to serve as catalyst for the development of commercial potentials of the South-East has passed second reading at the House of Representatives.

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Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres today before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes.

Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: My administration will be hardworking

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Manuel Neuer: Ajax’s Andre Onana deserved to be in Champions League final

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.