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Four family members die after consuming meal of guinea corn flour

A husband, wife and their children have been reported dead at Danko chiefdom, Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State after consuming the meal prepared from guinea corn flour.
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Troops arrest 25 bandits in Zamfara, Sokoto

Troops have arrested 25 bandits in the forests of Sokoto and Zamfara States, the Nigerian Army announced yesterday.
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Farmers: Banditry, kidnapping wiping out family income in Northwest

The high rate of banditry and kidnappings in the Northwest of Nigeria may affect food production in the area by over 50 per cent, according to two apex farmers associations.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Operation ‘Puff Adder’: Police seek public support in Kebbi

The Police in Kebbi, on Tuesday appealed for support from the general public to ensure the success of operation ‘PUFF ADDER’ in Kebbi.

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.
Arms and ammunition recovered from three arrested gunrunner by troops of 1 Division under Operation Whirl Punch on Tuesday.

Troops arrest 3 gun runners, recover 44 rifles in Niger

Troops of 1 Division of Nigerian Army deployed for Operation Whirl Punch have arrested three notorious gun runners; Aminu Umar (32), Shehu Samaila (25) and Bilyaminu Abdullahi (22) in Niger state while they were heading to Bena in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi State which shares boundary with Zamfara State.

Three students die of suspected food poisoning in Kebbi

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has mourned the death of three secondary school girls suspected to have died of food contaminated with poison at Mega Government Girls Comprehensive Secondary School.

6,720 Kebbi households to benefit from cash transfer scheme

A total of 6,720 poor households are to benefit from the Federal Government cash transfer scheme in Kebbi, the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Tsahara Bawa, has said

APC chieftain urges President Buhari to sack fifth columnists, subversive elements in government

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Kebbi State, Kabiru Tukura, says “fifth columnists and subversive elements” operating within the APC-led Federal Government must be identified and expelled as 2019 general elections approach.

APC stands a better chance with defections – aspirant

In spite of the recent defections from the All Progressive Congress, the party’s chances of clinching victory in the 2019 general elections is as bright as ever, Kabiru Ibrahim Tukura, has said.

Kebbi Assembly refuses to confirm acting Chief Judge over alleged certificate alteration

The Kebbi State House of Assembly says it will not confirm the appointment of the state’s Acting Chief Judge, Justice Asabe Karatu, over alleged falsification of her primary school certificate.

Group supports 15,000 rice farmers in Kebbi

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), based in Kebbi State, PROACT, has empowered 15,000 farmers to boost production of rice and sorghum in the state.

Governor Bagudu approves N412m compensation for township roads construction

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has approved the release of N412 million as compensation to property owners affected by ongoing township roads construction in four major towns in the state.

Police confirm release of kidnapped Chief Imam

The Police Command in Kebbi State has confirmed the release of the Chief Imam of Senchi in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of the state, Alhaji Mode Senchi.

Police burst illegal guns dealers, recover 11 assorted weapons in Kebbi

Following Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim K. Idris’ directive to all Commissioners of Police across the states in Nigeria to flush out proliferation of illegal arms and ammunition, the Kebbi State Police Command has busted an illegal gun manufacturer and buyers syndicate.

Kebbi govt to spend N174m on 94 boreholes in local govts

The Kebbi Government is to spend N174 million on the construction and rehabilitation of 94 boreholes in five local government areas of the state.

Kebbi govt commences airlift of 4,900 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Saturday advised prospective pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj to shun acts that would tarnish the image of the country in Saudi Arabia.

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NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

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Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.