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Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

Kebbi shuts borders

The Kebbi State Government has directed the closure of all its borders with neighbouring states, effective from midnight, Saturday, March 28, as part of measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Qur’anic, Islamiyya schools shut in Bauchi

A statement made available to newsmen in Bauchi by the state Commissioner for Education Dr. Aliyu U. Tilde, said taking this action became necessary as part of preventive measures to contain the dreaded global pandemic.

Group wants state of emergency declared on education in North

A group, the Area Education Renaissance Initiative (AERI), has canvassed for the total declaration of state of emergency on education in Northern Nigeria.
THE Nasarawa State government Saturday declared that it has concluded arrangements to evacuate all Almajiri beggers out of the state.

Nasarawa to expel all non-indigents almajiri

The Nasarawa State government Saturday declared that it has concluded arrangements to evacuate all Almajiri beggers out of the state.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi and the conspiracy of Northern oligarchy

His background in Islamic Studies at a leading Islamic University in Khatourm, the capital of Sudan, should have ordinarily perverted critical reasoning in him, paradoxically, the recently ‘deposed’ Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, frantically utilized Islamic knowledge as an intellectual instrument to illuminate the dark sides of his society.

Yinka Odumakin: APC has used, dumped ousted Emir Sanusi

Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity Secretary of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on Tuesday said deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, must have crossed some political lines under the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits kill over 50 in fresh attack in Kaduna

It was a tragic weekend for the natives of Kerewa village in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, as suspected bandits raided the village killing over 50.
Abubakar Malami

All Nigeria’s stolen wealth will be recovered – minister

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said on Sunday that the Federal Government would not falter in its determination to recover all stolen funds stashed abroad by individuals and corporate entities.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and electorate to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity during and after Saturday’s rerun election in the state.

Sokoto plans to replace Almajiri system with Indonesian Pondok model

Sokoto State government is mulling the adoption of the Indonesian Pondok Pesantren Madrasah system of education as an alternative to the existing Almajiri system in the state.

Kano prohibits Almajiri children from street begging

Kano State Government has banned street begging by Almajiri children in a bid to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education policy in the state.

Emir Sanusi tells beggars to beg government, not individuals

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Saturday called on people who beg for alms or other forms of assistance from individuals and relatives to instead direct their begging to the government.

Kano emir, Sultan, Ooni want fathers of Almajiri children arrested

The Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi, and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, said yesterday that parents of Almajiri children should be arrested and not their children, for constituting a nuisance to the society. Sanusi also called for enactment of laws by state governments to tackle injustices in marriages.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi urges states to enact laws to address rate of divorce

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has called on state governments to enact laws that would address the worsening rate of divorce and other marital challenges in Nigeria.
Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido Sanusi ll sounded a warning to northern Nigerian leaders on Monday, saying the region is at the verge of destroying itself, if the leadership attitude does not change.

Emir Sanusi: The North will destroy itself

Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II sounded a warning to northern Nigerian leaders on Monday, saying the region is at the verge of destroying itself, if the leadership attitude does not change.

Kano: Bashir Tofa, others move for new political order

Presidential candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention, NRC, and elder statesman in Kano State, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, weekend, informed that he and others were strategizing to chart a way forward for the state, including giving it political directions in future elections.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Official: Federal government to spend N220 billion on out-of-school children

The federal government says it has committed N220 billion to tackle the out-of-school children menace ravaging the country, an official has said.
The state’s Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, stated this in Kaduna on Friday.

Kaduna sets up committee to collate data on Almajiris

The Kaduna State Government said it has set-up a committee to collate data on the Almajiri population in the state.
Aminu Bello Masari

Katsina records 996,000 out-of-school children

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has announced 996, 000 out-of-school children in the state according to the United Nations statistics.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria records 20 new virus cases, total now 131

Announcing this Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 13 of the cases were from Lagos, four from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, two from Kaduna and one from Oyo State.

Panic in Imo as hotelier dies

Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the people and government of Lagos State over the unfortunate explosion that claimed scores of lives in Lagos yesterday.

Governor Abiodun: How I begged President Buhari to shift Ogun lockdown

Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.

Coronavirus: JNI condemns misleading preaching of some Islamic clerics

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay home.

FRSC shuts of drivers licence processing centres

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s Licence Centres (DLCs) nationwide. This follows the movement restriction imposed by the federal government and some state governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.