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Kebbu governor appoints councillor, five new district heads

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.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto government meets stakeholders on review of budget

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.
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Kebbi step-up efforts to boost fish production for export

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, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi governor suspends emir over crisis

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.

NGO distributes face masks, hand sanitisers to 500 children in Plateau

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.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has directed the state’s Commodity, Marketing and Distribution Board to take charge of supplying foodstuff for the boarding secondary school feeding scheme to guarantee its quality.

Zamfara: Our peace, reconciliation initiative, best way to address armed banditry

The Zamfara State government has described its peace and reconciliation initiative as the best way to address armed banditry in the state.
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Adamawa governor flags off distribution of agricultural inputs to insurgency victims

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.

Bandits kill district head in fresh Katsina attack

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.
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Kano governor appoints new Emir of Rano

The Kano State government has approved the appointment of the district head of Kibiya, Kabiru Inuwa, as the new Emir of Rano.
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.

Kaduna ICT Hub funds inventor to produce ventilators

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.

President Buhari felicitates with Ahmadu Kurfi at 90

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.

Asiwaju Tinubu sends message to Senator Wamakko over brother’s demise

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.
At least 18 people including eight Somali government soldiers and 10 al-Shabaab militants were killed, and more than 13 others wounded when fighters from al-Shabaab attacked Somali National Army and African Union peacekeeping mission troops bases

Troops overrun bandits, release kidnapped victims in Zamfara

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 arrests two clerics for conducting Jumat service

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.
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Bandits kidnap Zamfara monarch, son, cleric

Bandits have on Saturday kidnapped the District Head of Wuya town in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara state, Alhaji Umar, and his son, Manir Umar.
Kano State government on Wednesday installed the new Emir of Kano, Alh. Aminu Ado Bayero, as 15th Fulani emir of Kano.

Kano installs new emir

Aminu who was announced the successor of the deposed Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II is assuming the prestigious throne of his ancestors.

Zakat: Gumel emirate distributes 792 bags of grains to less privileged

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.

ISWAP: Emergency officials evacuate six police corpses, 2 others after Dapchi attack

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.

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House of Reps quizzes NDDC over N70.495 billion awarded contracts

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.

Presidency: Why 2020 budget was increased despite drop in revenue

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 Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Military airstrikes neutralise scores of bandits in Zamfara forest

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.
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Lagos doctors begin warning strike Monday

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.”