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Adamu Adamu: World Bank provides $611 million to support Nigeria’s basic education

The minister of education, Adamu Adamu, on Thursday announced that the World Bank has provided a total of $611 million to support the Nigerian government in strengthening universal basic education.

Cattle rustling: Army uncovers plot by insurgents to win public sympathy

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it had uncovered plot by Boko Haram insurgents to win public sympathy through the unconditional release of rustled cattle to the owners.

Ameh Ebute: How military tackled herdsmen-farmers crises

The President of the Senate in the Third Republic, Senator Ameh Ebute, has revealed how the Nigerian military has been able to tackle the lingering crisis between herders and farmers in the country.

Woman docked for allegedly selling two babies for N450,000

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of 23-year-old woman, Blessing Aluma, docked for allegedly selling her one-week-old baby for N200, 000.

Nigerian Army inaugurates strategy to curb crime in Katsina

In a bid to rescue Katsina State from the fangs of kidnappers, cattle rustlers, the Nigeria Army has inaugurated the Egwu Eke III (Python Dance).
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Nigerian Army unveils measures to end kidnapping, cattle rustling in Katsina

The Nigerian Army has unveiled Egwu Eke III (Python Dance) as part of effort to curtail kidnapping, cattle rustling and armed banditry in Katsina State and its environs.
Muhammadu Buhari

Elections: Major Islamic group endorses President Buhari

As the 2019 elections get closer, the Jama’atul Izalatul Bidi’a Waikamatus Sunnah (JIBWIS), one of the largest Islamic societies in Nigeria, Chad, Niger, and Cameroon, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.
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Nigerian Army launches Operation Python Dance in Kebbi on Tuesday

The Nigerian Army will on Tuesday launch Operation Python ‘3’ in Kebbi state, North West region of Nigeria, Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has said.
Kalla Moutari

Bandits kill 10 Nigerian, Nigerien soldiers in Zamfara

Ten troops have been killed on Niger’s border with Nigeria in a joint operation by the two countries against “bandits”, Nigerien Defence Minister Kalla Moutari said on Monday.

Sokoto police parade 19 kidnappers, bandits suspect, two corpses

The Nigeria Police Force, Sokoto command has paraded 19 suspects, for participating in criminal activities ranging from kidnapping, armed robbers, Cattle rustling, banditry and other forms of criminal activities within the state.

NEPAD: Federal government to proffer lasting solutions to herdsmen, farmers clashes

The Federal Government will definitely proffer lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in affected states across the country.

Police deny invasion of Sokoto councils by armed groups

Police in Sokoto State as denied media reports that suggested an invasion of a new militia group in one of the local councils in the state.

Abdullahi Ganduje: How Boko Haram commanders were arrested in Kano

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Kano State governor, at the week narrated how most of the most of the commanders of dreaded Boko Haram Islamic sect, were arrested in the state.

Katsina to review law on rustling, kidnapping

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday says the state government has concluded arrangements to sponsor an executive bill to review punishments for cattle rustling, abduction and kidnapping.

Tukur Buratai expresses concern over setback in operations

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday expressed concern over some recent developments in ongoing operations being conducted by the army, especially Operation Lafia Dole in the North East.

Peace Day: Dickson Akoh tasks youths on unity, peace

The National Commandant, Peace Corp of Nigeria (PCN), Mr Dickson Akoh, on Friday urged youths to be advocates of peace and avoid ethno-religious and socio-political tension.

Police recover 9,657 prohibited firearms, 26,994 ammunition across 36 States

The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said 9,657 prohibited fire arms and 26,994 ammunition have been recovered from illegal possessors of such arms and ammunition across the 36 States of the country.

2019: Don’t vote in leader with gender, religious, ethnic bias – cleric

As the nation marches towards another rounds of general elections in 2019, Nigerians have been urged not to vote aspirants based on ethnic, religious or gender sentiments, but they should consider someone that would further unite the divided people of the country and one that would bring provide them conducive atmosphere to for socio-economic growth.

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Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.