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Armed bandits have again raided two local government areas of Niger State, killing no fewer than six people.
Facts have emerged on how Mrs. Esther Katung, the wife of Pastor Ishaku Katung of ECWA Church in Bagoma, Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, was killed by suspected kidnappers after collecting a ransom of N250,000 from the family.
The Chairman, Kaduna State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Joseph Hayab, on Monday said the abductors of a pastor and 14 others at ECWA Church at Dankade have reached out to the families of the victims demanding for N30 million ransom.
The Deputy Governor of Gombe State and the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), North East Chapter on Monday appealed on the Christian Community to remain calm.
The Kaduna State Government has established a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the incessant violent crises in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
The National Universities Commission (NUC), has said that it had not ranked the nation’s universities in the last 14 years, and declared that claims to that effect were “simply fake’’.
The Bingham University, Karu in Nasarawa State, has slashed the fees on some of its programmes by 46 per cent, in the efforts to encourage indigent students, according to its Vice Chancellor, Prof. William Qurix.
The Peoples Democratic Party Governorship (PDP) candidate for next year’s election, Alhaji Mohammed Umar Nasko, has said he cannot be intimidated by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration as he is determined to liberate the people of Niger State from the hardship inflicted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) government in the past three years.
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Niger State Monday inaugurated a 50-man governorship campaign committee where the party promised to focus its attention on the reform of the entire education sector in the state.
An Iyaganku Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a scavenger, Lateef Mojeed, 26, to three months in prison for stealing a generator alternator from ECWA Church premises in Ibadan.
Gombe State Police Command, on Tuesday said they foiled an attempted attack by hoodlums on Ecwa Church No. 2 Gombe, during last Sunday service after 3 persons were arrested in connection to the crime.
The Niger state government on Friday said it would spend over N2 billion on procurement of motorcycles for 10,000 primary and junior secondary school teachers, to facilitate their movement to hard-to-reach areas in the state.
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The Kaduna State Government has embarked on audit of over 4,000 private health establishments to ascertain their legality and tax compliance.
The French midfielder moved to Old Trafford from Southampton in 2015, but made only 32 Premier League appearances before moving on to Everton 18 months later.
The Dodo River Communities Development Association in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Friday inaugurated projects worth over N141.65 million funded by the Chevron Joint Venture.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) says the unification of the country’s exchange rate is a welcome development that will engender increased investment inflow in the real sector of the economy.
The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, has confirmed 17 new cases of COVID-19 in Abuja.
The Imo State government yesterday made public of its findings in the payroll system regarding pension fraud which involved eight persons said to be receiving N330 million annually as a pension.
The former United States police officer charged in the death of George Floyd told him to stop shouting and save his breath as he knelt on his neck and Floyd gasped for air, according to a newly released transcript of police body camera footage.
A key witness who gave testimony about President Donald Trump during the impeachment hearings on Wednesday retired from the military, citing pressure on his career advancement, his lawyer said.
The West African Examination Council is set to release a fresh timetable for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
Ondo state government has alleged that the defected deputy governor Hon Agboola Ajayi was planning and sponsoring a protest scheduled to take place in Akure and Abuja aimed at forcing the governor, Rotimi Akeredolu to hand over the government to him.