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The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s first vice-president Taban Deng Gai for his involvement in serious violations of human rights “including the disappearance and death of civilians.”

US sanctions South Sudan vice president over human rights

The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s first vice-president Taban Deng Gai for his involvement in serious violations of human rights “including the disappearance and death of civilians.”
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 4

Gombe governor flags-off N3. 7 billion 21km road in Balanga

Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has flagged-off the construction of Degri-Dashi-Bembelem-Reme-Dong-Talasse 21 km N3. 74b road in Balanga Local Government Area of the state in order to open up the area and boost economic growth.
Simon Lalong

Court stops Governor Lalong from tampering with Gbong Gwon Jos stool

A Plateau State High Court on Thursday issued an interim injunction stopping Governor Simon Lalong from tampering with the composition of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.

Boko Haram kills five, hoists flag in Adamawa town

A militant group claiming to be Boko Haram has killed five residents of Luru town and hoisted its flag in the Luru area of Girei Local Government Council of Adamawa State.

Gunmen kill three, torch over 15 houses in fresh Plateau attack

In spite of the imposition of dusk-to-dawn curfew in Bassa local government area, and in Dong of Jos North local government area, by the Plateau State government, gunmen, in a fresh attack on Thursday night killed three persons and burnt over 15 houses.

Police: Gunmen kill three in Plateau

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed 3 persons in Dong Community of Jos North Area of Plateau.

Suspected herdsmen kill three in fresh Plateau attack

Three persons have been reported killed in a fresh attack that occurred last Thursday night as gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen attacked Dong Community of Jos North LGA in Plateau State.

Archbishop Kaigama urges President Buhari to deploy more security personnel over Plateau killings

The Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to deploy more security personnel and fighting equipment to end killings and destruction of property in Plateau.

Gunmen attack Plateau community

Residents of Dong, a local settlement in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau state, have reported an ongoing attack in their community Wednesday morning.

Adamawa communities vow to drag NAF to ICC for alleged bombings of their communities

Six Bachama ethnic communities in Adamawa State have vowed to drag the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over alleged bombings of their communities.

Adamawa villages bombed by Nigerian Air Force – Amnesty

Nigerian Air Force killed at least 35 people in attacks on villages in the northeastern state of Adamawa in December, Amnesty International claimed in a report released today.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Herdsmen attacks terrorism, targeted at church – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Adamawa State, has described attacks by herdsmen in the state and other parts of the country, as ‘dastardly act of terrorism’ unleashed on Christian farming communities.

Herdsmen shoot at Nigerian Air Force fighter jet in Adamawa

Gun-wielding herdsmen have fired at the Alpha Jet and the EC 135 Helicopter deployed by the military in an attempt to resist the interventions by the Nigerian Air Force in the troubled communities of Numan and Demsa Local Government Areas of Adamawa State.

SGF Boss Mustapha calls for peace in troubled Adamawa communities

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Barr. Boss Mustapha, has called on the Bwatiye and Fulani communities in Adamawa State to sheathe their swords and work towards a sustainable peace which, he said, was a critical factor for meaningful development in the state.

NEMA presents relief materials to IDPs in Numan, Dong

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has delivered relief materials consisting of food and none food items to hundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the recent crises in Numan and Dong both in Adamawa State.

Presidency begins consultations on farmers-herders clash

The presidency has commenced series of national consultations aimed at finding lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen across the country.

Adamawa killings: Our fighter jets not for bombing – NAF

The Nigerian Air Force has said although it deployed fighter jets to the troubled communities in Adamawa State, it has not bombed any location as the “service was not at war with Nigerians.”

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Arsenal close to £5 million loan deal for Southampton full-back

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Chu Maoming

China will defeat coronavirus – envoy

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps demand resignation of military chiefs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the resignation of the nation’s service chiefs, amid widespread public discontent over growing insecurity in the country.

Etim Esin wants Emmanuel Amuneke to replace Gernot Rohr in Super Eagles

The German tactician contract set to rundown in June later in the year but the 66-year-old ex-Ligue 1 manager led the three Africa Champions to a third-place finish in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt is eager to continue managing Nigeria.

UTME: 1, 445 candidates register in Jigawa – official

The Jigawa office of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says it has registered 1, 445 prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the state.