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Two killed, many displaced as gunmen attack nine villages in Kebbi

At least two people were killed and hundreds of villagers displaced as gunmen suspected to be cattle rustlers attacked nine villages in Wasagu-Danko local government area of Kebbi state.
Pix of Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State flanked by Professor Fatima Sawa (Provost) and Mohammed Tukur (Registrar), Federal College of Horticulture, Dadin-Kowa, Gombe State, after the Governor was conferred with an Award of Fellowship by the College.

President Buhari commends Gombe governor for prioritising agriculture

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Gombe State Governor, Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya, for his administration’s effort in giving much priority to the agricultural sector in the State.
State Police Commissioner Isaac Akinmoyede, who briefed reporters in Jos on Thursday, said the arrest was made in pursuance of the objectives of Operation Puff Adder which was launched in the state recently.

Police arrest 17 kidnappers, POS robbers in Plateau

Plateau State Police Command has arrested 17 kidnappers and armed robbers who specialise in snatching cars and robbing POS operators in Jos, the capital of Plateau State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Power sector reforms making steady progress

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government’s power sector reforms are already yielding results as steady progress is being recorded in power generation, transmission and distribution capacities on the national grid.

Gombe government to establish Hippopotamus colony

The Gombe State Government says it is working on establishing a Hippopotamus colony at Dadin Kowa to save the animals from attacks and the threats they pose to fishermen.

Court acquits prison warden of killing wife, house help

A High Court in Plateau on Wednesday acquitted a 40-year-old prison warden Morris Mustapha of the death of his wife, Mrs Delphine Lot, and their domestic staff, Miss Nankloeloeling Daboer.
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Hippopotamus attacks affecting our business, lives – fisherman

Fishermen in Dadin Kowa community of Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area, Gombe State, have cried out over the increasing attacks of hippopotamuses.
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Elections on-going in four polling units in Plateau

Elections have commenced in four polling units in Plateau following the postponement of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

Court fixes date for hearing of case against college provost

The Federal High Court sitting in Gombe has fixed January 17, 2019 for the commencement of trial involving the Provost of the Federal College of Horticulture, Dadin Kowa, Professor Fatima Sawa and the Federal Government.

Yuletide: DPR assures Nigerians of adequate fuel supply

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has allayed fears of Nigerians, especially Plateau citizens that there might be scarcity of fuel during the yuletide season.
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Civil servant remanded over alleged abduction of 3-year-old girl

A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a civil servant, Abubakar Umar, be remanded in prison for alleged abduction of a three-year-old girl.

29-year-old commits suicide in Jos

Mr Paul Majie, a 29-year-old unemployed man, on Thursday committed suicide in his room at Dadin-Kowa in Jos South Local Government of Plateau.

Three brothers remanded over alleged conspiracy, trespass in Sokoto

A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded three brothers, Murtala Bello, 28, Dauda Bello, 27 and Maccido Bello, 20 in prison for conspiring and trespassing into the house of one Salihu Abubakar.

Police arrest two suspected cattle rustlers, recover 35 cattle in Gombe

The Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, told Journalists in Gombe on Tuesday that the suspects were Usman Saleh 30, of Gulani Local Government Area of Yobe and Mohammed Garba 20, of Yamaltu-Deba Local Government Area of Gombe.

Three persons arrested as police foil attack on church in Gombe

Gombe State Police Command, on Tuesday said they foiled an attempted attack by hoodlums on Ecwa Church No. 2 Gombe, during last Sunday service after 3 persons were arrested in connection to the crime.

Kebbi govt constructs roads to boost international trade

The Kebbi Government, says it is constructing roads linking Benin and Niger Republic to boost international trade and enhance relations with border communities.

North East among world’s most trouble spots – Governor Dankwambo

Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State has described the North East region as ‘among the world’s most trouble spots’ considering the number of people being killed, attacked, displaced or are facing security challenges.

Police parade abductors of Gombe doctor, others

The Gombe State Police Command has paraded three suspects believed to have kidnapped a doctor working at the Dadin Kowa Cottage Hospital, sometime last October.

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Nigerian soldier kills four colleagues, self in Borno

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Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Celestine Babayaro faults Joseph Yobo’s Super Eagles appointment

Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Senate president to lead delegation to burial of deceased Plateau lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.