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NEMA: 15,000 Nigerian women, children taking refuge in Niger Republic

Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.

Rivers community settles age-long chieftaincy tussle

The people of Kula Kingdom in Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State, have resolved a 37-year old chieftaincy tussle, which factionalised the once-peaceful riverine community.

16,000 persons displaced by bandits in Zamfara council

More than 16,000 persons have been displaced in Anka while trying to escape from bandits’ attacks.

Minister: We met Miyetti Allah but gave no money

The federal government did not give Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association money during its recent meeting with the group in Birnin Kebbi, the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, said on Monday.

Tor Tiv condemns communal clashes in Benue

Prof. James Ayatse, the Tor Tiv and Chairman, Benue Council of Chiefs, on Tuesday condemned the communal clashes between Shitile and Ikyurav-tiev communities in Katsina-Ala Local Government.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara killings: Governor Yari condemns criticism of NAF

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State said the government will not apologise over the alleged killing of villagers in the state during the bombardment of suspected bandits camps in Dumburum village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari: No apology over bombing of bandits

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has warned that there was no apology over bombing of bandits and urged the Nigerian Air Force to continue to flush out the hoodlums from their hideouts.

Killings: Zamfara monarch makes u-turn, apologizes to NAF

The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air strikes by personnel of the Air Force.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Official: Zamfara government unaware of alleged killings

Zamfara State Government has denied official knowledge of innocent citizens allegedly being killed during air strikes on suspected bandits camps by the air component of Operation Sharan Daji.

19 killed in cult clashes in Rivers

Insecurity appears to have increased in parts of Rivers State with at least nineteen persons killed and several others injured in different parts of the state over the weekend.

Minister: NRC to create 300,000 jobs in North West

Over 300,000 jobs would be created by the Federal Government through the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), the Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has said.

Elections: INEC to meet stakeholders in Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it would meet with traditional rulers and religious leaders in Plateau towards a free, fair and credible elections.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari warns military to stay away from politics

Ahead of next year’s general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of the Armed Forces to remain non-partisan, but vigilant in dealing with issues of security.
President Buhari hosts Kannywood Entertainers (Music and Movies) to Dinner in State House on 18th Oct 2018 3

Kwara community urges Muhammadu Buhari to immortalise David Bamigboye

The Omuaran Community near Ilorin in Kwara on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to give a deserving honour that would immortalise the late retired Gen. David Bamigboye.

Muhammadu Buhari: Benin Kingdom model for ethnic kingdom

President Buhari said this on Saturday in Benin, the Edo State capital, on the occasion of the second coronation anniversary of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II and the launch of a book on the Benin Mornachy titled, An Anthology of Benin History.

Mustapha Jokolo: I’m not desperate for Emir of Gwandu stool

Deposed Emir of Gwandu, ‎Alhaji Mustapha Jokolo, said he was not desperate for the stool amidst legal theatrics militating against his re-instatement.

Emir of Gwandu stool: Supreme Court shifts appeal against Jokolo’s reinstatement to Feb. 2019

The cobwebs of legal theatrics against the reinstatement of Alhaji Mustapha Jokolo as Emir of Gwandu continued, on Monday, in Abuja, where the Supreme Court adjourned proceedings in the appeal filed by the sitting Emir, Alhaji Muhammad Bashar, to February 5, 2019.

20 Zamfara communities fleeing for fear of bandits attack – emir

No fewer than 20 communities in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State have been deserted to avoid being attacked by bandits.

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Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
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N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.