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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.

Police confirm release of nurse abducted in Gombe

Mr Shina Olukolu, Gombe State Commissioner of Police, on Wednesday confirmed the release of Mr Ephraim Ajuji, a nurse who was abducted by hoodlums in the early hours of Tuesday in Dadin-Kowa town of Gombe.

Gombe nurse abductors demand N10 ransom

Kidnappers of a nurse identified as Ephraim Ajuji, working at a government-owned cottage hospital in Dadin Kowa, Gombe State, are now demanding for N10 million as ransom.

Gunmen abduct nurse at dawn

The Police in Gombe has confirmed the abduction of a nurse with Cottage Hospital Dadin-Kowa, Mr. Ephraim Ajuji, by suspected hoodlums.

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Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
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Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
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Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.