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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

PAGMI: CBN’s purchase of locally produced gold’ll boost foreign reserves

The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative, PAGMI, has assured that Central Bank of Nigeria’s purchase of locally produced gold will boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

ICPC tracks N3 billion worth projects in two Kebbi senatorial districts

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Constituency Project Tracking Group (CPTG) says it has tracked projects worth N3 billion out of the N3.5 billion expected to be tracked by the group in Kebbi.

Kebbi government set to constructs 1,000 housing units

The Kebbi State government has disclosed that it would construct 1,000 housing units comprising of two and four rooms estate in the state.
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Police nab man for ‘raping’ 11-year old girl inside toilet

The Kebbi State Police Command has arrested one Suleiman Umar, an indigene of Gwandu town for allegedly raped an 11 years old pupil inside a private toilet in the town.

Official: More Kebbi women accessing antenatal care services

Dalijan Primary Healthcare Centre, Gwandu Local Government Area of Kebbi is recording massive turn out of pregnant women for antenatal care services, says the Facility Head, Mr Auwal Sani.

Parents, children die after eating guinea corn flour

Husband, wife and their two children have been reportedly dead at Danko chiefdom village in Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State.

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.

Oxfam Proact project flags off ‘1 person 4 tree’ campaign in Birnin Kebbi

As part of its commitment to ensure a healthy and pollution free environment, a leading International Non Governmental Organisation, OXFAM, through its PROACT Project drive on Tuesday launched ‘1 person 4 trees’ planting campaign in Ambursa District, Birnin Kebbi local government area of Kebbi state

Governor Bagudu dissolves local councils

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu on Wednesday dissolved local Government council.
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NSCDC investigates alleged prevention of judge from entering court in Kebbi

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commenced investigation into the alleged prevention of a sitting judge from entering the court by its officers in Kebbi.

Governor Bagudu hails youths on community policing

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has commended youths for complementing the efforts of security agencies through community policing to secure the state.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

GOC: Army records success over bandits in Northwest

The General Officer Commanding, 8 Division, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has said the recently launched Operation Habin Kunama III has successfully neutralised several bandits in the zone.
The Kebbi State Police Command on Wednesday said that its Operation Puff Adder has nabbed ten suspected kidnappers and three informats in the state.

Police nabs 10 kidnappers, three informants terrorising Kebbi, Zamfara

The Kebbi State Police Command on Wednesday said that its Operation Puff Adder has nabbed ten suspected kidnappers and three informats in the state.

Governor Bagudu emerges APC governors forum chairman

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), comprising all state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have elected the governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, as its new chairman.

Lassa fever: Kebbi government confirms six cases, one death

The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state.
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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.

Kebbi governorship tribunal adjourns till May 20

The Governorship Tribunal sitting in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, on Wednesday has adjourned its sitting till May 20, to enable all parties file necessary processes ahead of proper trial.

Kebbi partners Guinness, WaterAid to provide safe drinking water to communities

The Kebbi State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) in collaboration with Guinness Nigeria and WaterAid is partnering to provide villagers particularly the hard to reach areas of the state with inclusive access to clean water has provided water to an estimated 2,500 people in D’ka area of Danko Wasagu in the state.

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Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: We don’t want inconclusive election in Edo

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the Chairman of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Edo Governorship election has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make sure the collation of the election is monitored and go well just like the election itself.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Edo election: Votes sold for N1,000 to N15,000 – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development on Saturday condemned the high incidence of vote-trading recorded in the Edo State governorship election.

Sultan turbans 15 district heads in Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday turbaned 15 new District Heads in Sokoto State.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the Coronavirus pandemic had shown Nigerians that there was need for prayers.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Pre-primary classes remain closed in Lagos

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that pre-primary classes in public and private schools across the state are to remain closed until further announcements are made.
Crystal Palace's Ivorian striker Wilfried Zaha celebrates scoring his side's third goal in the 3-1 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha explains Jordan Ayew penalty swap against Manchester United

Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha has englightened the public on the incident leading to replacing Ghana striker Jordan Ayew in retaking a missed penalty during Saturday's Premier League triumph over Manchester United.