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Idris Zuru: Over 20 million bags of rice smuggled into Nigeria daily

The high increase of smuggling of foreign rice into Nigeria’s on daily basis has been described as a serious threat to the Anchor Borrowers Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and local production of rice.

Police apprehend four armed robbers in Kebbi

The Kebbi State Police Command has said that four suspected armed robbers unleashing terror and killing of commercial motorcycles in the state have been arrested.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu: Electoral corruption worst form of corruption

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has described electoral corruption as the worst form of corruption as it undermines the will of the people and invests power in illegitimate hands.

Governor Bagudu urges customers to pay KEDCO for 24-hour power supply

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Monday urged to customers to pay the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) regularly in order to enjoy 24-hour electricity supply.

Fire razes six shops in Kebbi central market

Fire has razed six shops at the side wings of Birnin Kebbi central market on Friday night.

Load shedding: KEDCO pleads for understanding from Kebbi customers

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has appealed to its customers in Kebbi State to bear with it for its recent intermittent load shedding exercise and power supply schedule review.

Federal government expresses concern over increasing number of out-of-school children

The Federal Government on Monday expressed concerns over the increasing rate of out-of-school children in the country.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF’s Cash Transfer Programme experiences hiccup in Kebbi, Zamfara

Officials engaged by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to implement its Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) have painted horrible experience of how the bank in charge of the initiative is frustrating its ongoing cash transfer programme in Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto states.

Saudi group donates to 2,073 orphans in Kebbi

The Saudi Arabia International Islamic Relief Organisation has commenced the disbursement of allowances to 2,073 orphans in Kebbi to ease off their difficulties.

Fire outbreak: Governor Bagudu mourns death of retired Customs officer, wife

Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has condoled the family of a retired Customs Officer, Alhaji Faruk Umaru, and his wife, Hajiya Nasara Yusuf, who died as a result of a fire out break on Sunday, March 31.

Gunmen kill housewife, daughter In Kebbi

The police in Kebbi are investigating the murder of a housewife and her three year-old daughter in Dole Kaina village of Dandi local government area of the state.

Famous Kano Qur’anic reciter regains freedom from kidnappers’ den

The famous Kano Qur’anic reciter, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman, has been released by his kidnappers.

Another diehard Buhari supporter begins trekking from Abuja to Kebbi

Another diehard supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari has started trekking from Abuja to Kebbi today (Wednesday).

Ebenezer Babatope: Rigging Kano elections may set Nigeria on fire

A former Minister of Transport, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against manipulating the rerun elections in states where last Saturday’s governorship elections were declared inconclusive.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Kebbi elections: Atiku Bagudu re-elected governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Governor Atiku Bagudu of the All Progressives Congress winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Kebbi State.

Kebbi elections: Governor Bagudu declared winner of governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Gov. Atiku Bagudu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Kebbi.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Kebbi elections: APC leads 19 local governments

According to the results released by the Collation Officers for the Kebbi governorship and state house of assembly election at the INEC Collation centre in Birnin Kebbi.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Gulf, south of the capital Tehran [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.