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54,000 women to benefit from $15 million World Bank programme in Kebbi

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State says the World Bank assisted “Nigeria for Women Project’’ will expend $15 million on the execution of the programme in three local government areas of the state.

Professor Lawal Bilbis emerges new Usmanu Danfodiyo university vice chancellor

The Governing Council of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has announced the appointment of Professor Lawal Suleman Bilbis as the new Vice Chancellor of the University with effect from 30th July, 2019.

Senator Bala Na’Allah wins at Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal, Sokoto Division, on Saturday upheld the decision of Federal High Court, Birnin Kebbi, which struck out suit challenging the validity of Sen. Bala Na’Allah’s nomination during the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries conducted in October 2018.
The Kebbi State Police Command on Wednesday said that its Operation Puff Adder has nabbed ten suspected kidnappers and three informats in the state.

Police nabs 10 kidnappers, three informants terrorising Kebbi, Zamfara

The Kebbi State Police Command on Wednesday said that its Operation Puff Adder has nabbed ten suspected kidnappers and three informats in the state.

NDLEA arrests 59 suspects with 236.737kg drugs in Kebbi

The National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Kebbi State has arrested 59 suspected drug dealers and seized 236.737 kilograms of illicit drugs and psychologic substance.

Governor Bagudu lauds security agencies’ resilience against banditry

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has commended security agencies for their resilience in waging war against banditry and other crimes in the state.

Bandits shoot wife of council chairman, two others in Kebbi

Some suspected bandits have shot the wife of Bunza Local Council Chairman, a policeman and a member of the local vigilante at Zogirma community in Kebbi after a botched kidnap attempt.
Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic Birnin-Kebbi

Kebbi polytechnic students stopped from writing exams

The Kebbi Government has appealed to the management of Umaru Waziri Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi to reconsider the banning of 7,000 Kebbi students from writing semester examinations over the government failure to settle the students tuition fees.
Enyimba wins record eighth Nigeria Professional Football League title following a 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Championship play-offs fixture at the Agege Stadium as runners-up Kano Pillars will represent Nigeria in 2020 CAF Champions League.

Aiteo Cup: Enyimba begin quest for domestic double in Ilorin

Newly-crowned Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Enyimba are top on the list of teams which would begin their quest for glory in the 2019 Federation Cup this weekend.

Kebbi gets new acting chief justice

Governor Abubakar Bagudu has appointed Justice Muhammed Suleiman Ambusa as the new Acting Chief Justice of Kebbi state.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) general secretary Mohammed Sanusi

NFF: FIFA to spend $1.2 million on establishing football technical centre in Kebbi

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) will spend 1.2 million dollars on the establishment of a football technical centre in Kebbi, an official said in Birnin Kebbi on Friday.

Appeal Court hears suit challenging Senator Na’Allah’s nomination June 23

The Court of Appeal Sokoto Division has fixed June 23 for hearing in a suit filed by Malam Sadiq Sule-Iko challenging the nomination of Sen. Bala Na’Allah as the All Progressives Congress (APC) Kebbi South Senatorial District candidate.

Emir of Gwandu drums support for sickle cell campaign in Kebbi

The Emir of Gwandu and Chairman, Kebbi State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has launched a sickle cell awareness and sensitisation campaign in the state.

29-year-old student commits suicide in Kebbi

A 29-year student of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin-Kebbi, and resident of Badariya area identified as Solomon Benedict, has committed suicide over his financial plight.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judges’ absence stalls suit challenging Senator Na’Allah’s candidacy

A suit instituted against the nomination of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Kebbi South Senatorial District was on Tuesday stalled due to the absence of trial judges.

Democracy Day: Kebbi invites former governors, 600 indigenes

Kebbi state government says it has invited 600 indigenes of the state including former military administrators, former civilian governors of the state and politicians for the June 12 Democracy Day celebration scheduled to hold at Haliru Abdu stadium in Birnin Kebbi.

Governor Bagudu reappoints SSG, Chief of Staff

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has approved the reappointment of Alhaji Babale Yauri as Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Alhaji Suleiman Argungu as Chief of Staff (CoS).

Eid-el-Fitr: Prayers, actions needed against insecurity – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has said the Federal Government needs prayers and actions, to combat insecurity.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
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Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.