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Governor Bagudu to involve commissioners, permanent secretaries in UNICEF activities to meet target

Kebbi State Government says it will involve state executives, permanent secretaries and directors of ministries in the activities of UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to meet the fund’s target by 2019.

Official: Kebbi accounts for Nigeria’s 3.6mt rice production

Kebbi State now produce more than 3.6 metric tonnes of rice annually out of the national production capacity of 5.7 metric tonnes in Nigeria.

2019: Ekiti victory is testimony of APC’s popularity – House of Reps member

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Husain Kangiwa, says the All Progressives Congress victory in Saturday’s Ekiti governorship election is a testimony of the party’s popularity in the country.

Kebbi government approves immediate payment of July salaries

The Kebbi State Government has approved immediate payment of July salaries to civil servants in the state.
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Expert: 72,000 cancer patients die annually in Nigeria

Former Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi, Prof. Abdulmumini Rafindadi says out of 102,000 cases of cancer recorded annually, 72,000 die.

Police rescue pregnant woman from kidnappers’ den in Kebbi

The Kebbi State Police command on Sunday said it has rescued a pregnant woman, Hajiya Sadiya Tsoho, from kidnappers’ hideout in the state.
Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic Birnin-Kebbi

Polytechnic sacks five teachers for allegedly befriending female students

The Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, has dismissed five teachers from the Polytechnic Staff Academy Secondary School for allegedly befriending female students and collecting fees from some parents without remitting to the school.

School sacks 5 teachers for impregnating SS3 student in Kebbi

Five teachers of the Polytechnic Academic Staff Secondary School Birnin Kebbi, have been sacked for impregnating an SS3 student of the school.

Governor Bagudu donates vocational tools to Kebbi inmates

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has donated vocational tools to inmates serving various jail terms in prisons across the state as part of efforts to complements the effort of Federal Government and Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) in the reformation, rehabilitation and reintegration of prisoners.

Kebbi government to immortalize two indigenes killed in Plateau

The Kebbi State Government says it will immortalize two of its indigene, Zayyanu Gwandu and Zayyanu Shalla, victims of Jos crisis who were killed on June 24 on their way from Bauchi to Abuja.
Usman Sa'idu Nasamu Dakingari

Court orders ex-Governor Dakingari to appear July 2

The Federal High Court, sitting in Birnin-Kebbi, has order the immediate past Governor of Kebbi State, Alhaji Saadu Nasamu Dakingari, to appear before it or risk being issued bench warrant for continuous refusal to subject himself to the court.

Governor Bagudu’s wife pays N1.3 million medical bill of 16-year-old sickle cell patient

The wife of Kebbi State Governor, Mrs Zainab Bagudu, on Monday, says she paid N1.3 million for the surgical operation of 16-year-old Hadiza Bagudu, who has been suffering from sickle cell disorder.
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FERMA rehabilitates 136 kilometers roads in Kebbi

An engineer with the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Malam Rilwanu Usman, says the agency has rehabilitated four roads of 136 kilometers in Kebbi State.

FRSC to deploy full operational might for nationwide special Sallah patrol

The Federal Road Safety Corps is to deploy its full operational might for the 2018 Eid-El-Fitri special patrol exercise nationwide.

Eid-Fitr: Governor Bagudu approves payment of June salary for workers

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State on Monday approved the immediate release of fund for payment of June salary to the state and local government workers.

Governor Bagudu appoints former APC chairman as commissioner

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, has assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in commissioners and members of the state Executive Council.

Local council workers divert truck with USAID mosquito nets in Kebbi

The Police Command in Kebbi has arrested five persons for alleged diversion of a truck loaded with 132 veils of USAID mosquito nets meant for distribution in Bagudo Local Government Area.

Journalists boycott Kebbi government house functions over absence of media aide

The Correspondents Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Kebbi has resolved to boycott coverage of the state’s Government House activities over non-appointment of a Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, since Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu assumed office three years ago.

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Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
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Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.