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DSS seizes 1,207 bags of rice, others in Adamawa

In its move to ensure the success of federal government’s diversification of Nigeria’s economy from oil to agriculture based, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has in conjunction with the Department of State Services (DSS) initiated a robust anti-smuggling drive.
The founder of House of Joy Ministry, Bishop Sam Zuga has expressed his willingness to treat anyone infected with Coronavirus.

Bishop Zuga: Refer people infected with coronavirus to me, I’ll treat them

The founder of House of Joy Ministry, Bishop Sam Zuga, has expressed his willingness to treat anyone infected with Coronavirus.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken before a Yola high court a former Commissioner in Adamawa State, Sanda Lamurde, for allegedly misappropriating N379 million meant to feed internally displaced persons (IDPs).

EFCC arraigns former Adamawa commissioner over N379 million misappropriation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken before a Yola high court a former Commissioner in Adamawa State, Sanda Lamurde, for allegedly misappropriating N379 million meant to feed internally displaced persons (IDPs).
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Former Adamawa finance commissioner arraigned for N379 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe Zonal Office, has arraigned one Sanda Lamurde before Justice Nathan Musa of the Adamawa State High Court on 21 counts bordering on criminal breach of trust, forgery and parading fake documents.
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Adamawa suspends minimum wage payment over virus outbreak

The Adamawa State Government has suspended its plan to begin the payment of consequential adjustment of the national minimum wage, agreed upon with Joint Trade Unions starting this March.

Court jails former Adamawa Christian pilgrims boss for fraud

The Adamawa State High Court sitting in Yola has sentenced a former Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Bishop Jingi Mayo, to five years imprisonment.
Veteran actress Hilda Dokubo says Senator Elisha Abbo is “not fit to be one of the patrons of the Actors Guild of Nigeria”.

Nollywood veteran Hilda Dokubo kick against appointment of Senator Elisha Abbo as AGN patron

Veteran actress Hilda Dokubo says Senator Elisha Abbo is “not fit to be one of the patrons of the Actors Guild of Nigeria”.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Five soldiers, three terrorists feared dead in Borno ambush

No fewer than five soldiers and three terrorists were feared dead in a fierce encounter yesterday, as a group of terrorists laid ambush on troops at Ngurosoye village situated along Bama-Banki-Pulka-Gwoza road.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday clarified that its Armoured Fighting vehicle which caught fire and exploded in Damaturu on Monday, thereby causing panic and led to residents scampering for their lives was a result of electrical failure.

Troops kill 7 Boko Haram terrorists, 9 bandits in North East, North West

Troops of Nigerian Army fighting to rid the North East of Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists as well as the North West and Central to rout armed bandits have neutralized 7 terrorists and 9 bandits after several confrontations.
The centre, located at the Specialist Hospital in the state capital, Yola, is also to be fitted with monitors and given a full-geared ambulance.

Coronavirus: Adamawa to enlarge isolation centre

The centre, located at the Specialist Hospital in the state capital, Yola, is also to be fitted with monitors and given a full-geared ambulance.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.

Former SGF urges former Emir Sanusi to read Psalm 37 for strength

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, has empathised with the recently-deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, saying he should find consolation in God in his time of trials and read Psalm 37 to strengthen his faith in the Almighty that things would be better after the storms.
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Adamawa: APC reacts as group alleges discrimination against Christian members

The leadership of Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to a recent claim by a group within the party, which accused it of being insensitive to their interests.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 338 suspected criminals in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Wednesday said it has arrested 338 suspected criminals in its bid to rid the state of all forms of crimes.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest own personnel for ‘kidnapping’ in Adamawa

The new collaboration between Adamawa State Police Command and Fulani volunteer groups to checkmate the activities of criminals in the state has started yielding results with the arrest of 71 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and rapists, including a serving police officer.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Coronavirus: Adamawa sets up isolation center

The Adamawa state government has set up a ten-bed isolation and containment center as a preventive and preparatory measure against the outbreak of coronavirus.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man arrested for ‘serially defiling’ 8-year-old girl

A 25-year-old man, Jude Jatau, has been arrested for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl on many occasions.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Man jailed 10 years for stabbing friend to death

A middle-aged man, Hassan Yahaya, has been jailed 10 years for killing his friend with a knife during a fight over sweet melon seeds.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said this in Maiduguri on Sunday while reacting to allegations that his men failed to respond to call to bomb the insurgents when the attack was going on.

Boko Haram insurgents involved in Garkida attack neutralised – NAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said this in Maiduguri on Sunday while reacting to allegations that his men failed to respond to call to bomb the insurgents when the attack was going on.

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Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.

STF commander calls for objective reportage

Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.

Katsina lifts ban on Juma’at prayers, church services

The Katsina state government has lifted the ban on congregational Friday Juma’at Prayers with immediate effect in the state.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Gombe governor lauds youths for producing ventilator

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has commended three youths of the state for producing a locally-made ventilator to support the ongoing fight against Coronavirus Disease pandemic.

Lockdown: Jigawa NBA provides palliative for members

The Jigawa State branch of the Nigerian Bar Association on Thursday said the body has expended N300,000 to provide palliative measures for some of its members and members of the National Youth Service Corps serving with them.
The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told newsmen, in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review.

Police: We are set for lockdown in Edo

The Commissioner, Edo State Police Command, Lawan Jimeta, on Thursday said the command would be firm, but fair in enforcing a total lockdown should the State Government order such.