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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab 69 suspected kidnappers, Shila Boys, others in Adamawa

Adamawa State Police Command, has nabbed 69 suspected kidnappers, Shila Boys, instigators of Tingno communal clash, among other criminal elements and recovered a cache of arms including 3 AK 47 rifles, 2 locally made pistols, 1 dane gun and 162 rounds of live ammunition.

Bandits kill district head in fresh Katsina attack

The District Head of Yantumaki in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Abu Atiku, was late Sunday night killed by bandits in a fresh attack on the community.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

President Buhari to intervene in Kogi, NCDC face off

The Kogi State Government may be under renewed pressure from high places, including the presidency to change it’s attitude towards management of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Boko Haram: Borno governor visits Gajiganna attack victims

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Saturday, visited Gajiganna village to sympathize with families of slain and wounded victims of a Boko Haram attack in the area.

Banditry: Sultan seeks recruitment, funding of security agencies

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged the federal government to recruit more personnel and properly fund security agencies to tackle insecurity in the country.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, Culture, and Tourism, made the appeal at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily news briefing on Thursday in Abuja.

President Buhari has done well in power supply, security – minister

The Federal Government on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari has put the country on an irreversible road to development in the last one year.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina lifts ban on Friday prayers, church services

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown to allow Muslim faithful observe Friday congregational prayers in the state.
There was pandemonium in Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State following the drowning of three children in a river.

SEMA: 15 die in Bauchi canoe mishap

The Permanent Secretary, Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Shehu Ningi, on Thursday said about 15 people were killed in an overcrowded canoe mishap at Gwaskaram village, Bauchi Local Governmane Area.
The Captain of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, Omololu Waheed, has described as second to none the commitment of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, to the welfare of the team.

3SC skipper hails Oyo governor, club management

The Captain of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, Omololu Waheed, has described as second to none the commitment of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, to the welfare of the team.
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Zamfara council chairman, vice-chairman impeached

In Zamfara State, the Chairman of Maradun Local Government Council, Alhaji Ahmad Abubakar and his deputy, Alhaji Shehu Muhammad Faru have been impeached.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna, on Wednesday, in a statement however allayed the fears, saying that Kogi remain committed to fighting COVID-19.

Kogi: We are committed to testing more people

The Kogi State government has called for calm over claims it is not carrying out enough tests on people, as to justify the position that it is yet to record any positive case of the Coronavirus disease.

BDCs warn members against speculation, dollar exchanges N461 to the dollar

The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria has warned its members and forex speculators putting pressure on the naira to stop the practice or risk losing their money.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, gave the information at the end of the virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. 3

FEC approves procurement of N2.9 billin fire equipment for Odukpani oil and gas Park

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N2.9billion for the provision of water and fire service equipment in the National Oil and Gas Park to be sited in Odukpani, Cross River State
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eid-el-Filtri: Police issues warning to Islamic leaders

The Kogi State Police Command has warned Islamic leaders against breach of public peace during the coming Friday and Eid-el-Fitri prayers.

Aviation agencies get 45 days to relocate headquarters to Abuja

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has given aviation agencies under the Ministry 45 days to relocate their corporate headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
Parents-Guardians of Pupils in Kuje, FCT with the Take-Home Ratio kits for their children

Nigerian government kicks off ‘modified’ school feeding programme in Abuja

The Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated the Take-Home Ration kits for no fewer than 29,000 pupils in the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) in the Federal Capital Territory.
The new Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has said his primary allegiance would be to President Muhammadu Buhari and not the public.

Nigerian government cuts 2020 budget by N71.5 billion

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a revision of the 2020 Budget from N10.594 trillion to N10.523 trillion, reflecting a N71.5billion downward review.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative, Rt Hon Ahmed Idris Wase, has presented food items worth millions of naira to the Plateau State Government as palliative to ease the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 lockdowns.

House of Reps deputy speaker donates food items to Plateau residents

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative, Rt Hon Ahmed Idris Wase, has presented food items worth millions of naira to the Plateau State Government as palliative to ease the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 lockdowns.

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The Director, Centre for Infectious Diseases Research, Bayero University, Kano, Professor Isa Abubakar has expressed worry over the decline in the number of samples being supplied to the state epidemiology team for coronavirus tests.

FCT confirms 14 new cases of coronavirus, one death

The Federal Capital Territory has confirmed that 14 new cases of coronavirus disease have been recorded in Abuja.

NHRC: Most govt officials are ignorant of human rights

The Ebonyi state coordinator of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mr. Christopher Onyekachi, says most government officials are ignorant of human rights.
Mexico City moves into the second day of its reopening as national officials warn the capital remains at maximum risk for COVID-19 after two months of restrictions to slow the spread of the virus.

Mexico City moves ahead with reopening with new protocols

Mexico City moves into the second day of its reopening as national officials warn the capital remains at "maximum risk" for COVID-19 after two months of restrictions to slow the spread of the virus.
People visit a beach, as Tunisia relaxes some of its lockdown rules while keeping other restrictions in place, as preventive measures against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in La Marsa near Tunis, Tunisia May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Angus McDowall

Tunisia to open sea, air and land borders on June 27

Tunisia will open its sea, land and air borders on June 27, authorities said on Monday, in hopes of rescuing its tourism industry as the coronavirus pandemic comes under control.
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South African rand falls as risk appetite wanes on US protests, Sino-US tensions

The South African rand fell against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday, amid growing concerns over U.S.-China tensions and rising violent protests across the United States.