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Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved the appointment of five new District Heads and a Councillor in Argungu Emirate Council of the state.
The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday met with stakeholders on how best the state’s 2020 budget could be reviewed to include provision of Isolation Centres, screening facilities, and other costs in the management of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
The Kebbi State Government says it has set in motion machinery to provide material support and training to fish farmers to improve production of fish for domestic and export purposes.
Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has announced the suspension of the Emir of Misau, Alhaji Ahmed Suleiman, following the crisis that occurred in Hardawa ward in Misau Local Government Area of the state which led to the death of nine people.
An NGO, International Committee on Nigeria (ICON), has distributed face masks and hand sanitisers to 500 vulnerable children in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau.
The Zamfara State government has described its peace and reconciliation initiative as the best way to address armed banditry in the state.
The governor, represented by Mr Elijah Rumba, the state’s Commissioner for Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Integration said that the gesture was to support households ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency in the area.
The District Head of Yantumaki in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Abu Atiku, was late Sunday night killed by bandits in a fresh attack on the community.
The Kaduna State ICT Hub has granted financial resources for the production of ‘sophisticated’ ventilators whose prototype was fabricated by Dalhatu Usman, a 200-Level student of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Maradin Katsina and District Head of Kurfi Local Government Area in Katsina State, Alhaji Ahmadu Kurfi, on his 90th birthday.
The All Progressives Congress’ National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Tuesday, commiserated with a former governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, over the death of his brother.
The defence headquarters said the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji deployed in Zamfara has continued to close in on the bandits in the state.
Kaduna State government has arrested two clerics for conducting Friday congregational prayers in two communities of Kaduna North local government area, in violation of the curfew imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Gumel Emirate Council Zakat Committee in Jigawa has distributed 792 bags of grains to 510 less privileged persons as charity.
Six police officers were killed on Wednesday after when gunmen believed to be Boko Haram fighters attacked Dapchi, a village in Yobe State, Mohammed Goje, the Executive Secretary of Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), has said.
Sources stated last week that he was ready to reject the move, not so much because of Napoli, but as an act of defiance against those close to him who were trying to orchestrate the transfer.
The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the Presidency to increase the 2020 Budget despite drop in revenue was meant to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has eliminated scores of bandits in an air attack on their camp in part of Kwiambana Forest in Zamfara State on July 10.
He said, “Following the emergency congress of the Medical Guild held on June 27, we resolved that the previous 21 days ultimatum given to the state government be extended by a further two weeks during which representative council meeting should be held to review the resolutions of the congress and activate the three-day warning strike if 70 per cent of the Guild’s demands are not met.”
Going by the trends of the past few weeks, cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria will definitely exceed 30,000 when the data for new confirmed infections is released on Wednesday evening.
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has vowed that his administration will not allow armed banditry to take over the state as was the case with Zamfara and Katsina states, which were almost turned into sanctuaries for the criminals.
Ogunyemi was said to have killed one Moshood Babalola on 17th of February 2010 at about 10am at a village called Agbedegbede in Ile Ife, Osun State.
The World Bank has released a second tranche of Sh4.6 billion ($43 million) for counties to use in strengthening devolution as they race against time to secure 300 beds for Covid-19 patients.
The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, has directed contractors handling power projects across the country to return to sites as COVID-19 lockdown by the Federal Government is being relaxed gradually.