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Banditry: Security in my local council in Katsina deteriorating – chairman

The Transition Committee Chairman of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Mannir Muazu, has decried deteriorating security situation in the area, saying inhabitants were unsafe.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Suspected herdsmen kill three in Kaduna

He expressed worries over impending hunger in the state due to the inability of the state government to provide security for farmers to enable them go to farm without fear.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Insecurity: Zamfara government spends N35 billion on victims – SSG

The Zamfara State Government on Tuesday announced that it spent N35 billion to provide logistics, allowances for security agencies, and assist attack victims in the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Banditry: Over 3,000 killed, 500 Zamfara villages affected – Governor Yari

The Zamfara State Government has said that a total of 3,526 persons were killed by armed bandits in the state in the last five years.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government employs marshals to enforce grazing law

The Ekiti State government has employed marshals to enforce the Anti-Grazing Law 2016 and prevent farmers-herders clashes across the 16 local government areas.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Miyetti Allah throws weight on President Buhari’s second term bid

Pastoralists under the auspices of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, on Friday, said they decided to throw their weight on President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid owing to his livestock development policies.

NEPAD: Federal government to proffer lasting solutions to herdsmen, farmers clashes

The Federal Government will definitely proffer lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in affected states across the country.
Lafarge SA

Lafarge commits N168 million to community projects in Ogun

As part of its efforts to give back to the communities where its operates, Lafarge Africa, manufacturer of cement located in Ewekoro, Ogun State, said it had spent a whooping sum of N168 million in aid of the various community projects, cutting across education, healthcare delivery service, economic empowerment, agricultural produce and elderly care support programmes.
Benue Flood

Kogi farmers count losses as flood recedes

Farmers who lost their crops and farmlands to the flood disaster that ravaged some communities in Kogi State are counting losses as harvest begins.

Presidency: House of Reps allegation on North-East food aid blatant falsehood

The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
The flood disaster ravaging parts of Anambra has claimed the life of a nine-year-old girl, Benedict Uzo in Amiyi, Ogbaru council area of the state.

Commissioner: Flood affects 140,000 Jigawa farmers

No fewer than 140,000 farmers in Jigawa were affected by the recent flood disaster which ravaged most of the farms located along the river banks in the state.
Flood

Yemi Osinbajo: Bayelsa flood’s a monumental disaster

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, admitted that the flood disaster that has submerged several communities in Bayelsa State was monumental.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: Over 30% farmland in Niger Delta lost to floods

The immediate past Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has disclosed that over 30 per cent of farmland in the Niger Delta region has been lost to this year’s ravaging flood.

Police deploy strike force to stop destruction of farmlands by armed herders in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa said they have deployed a strike force squad to stop more destruction of farmlands in Kirikasamma Local Government Area of the state by nomadic herdsmen.

Senate urges federal government to find lasting solution to flooding in Nigeria

The Senate Thursday urged the federal government to convene a stakeholders meeting to X-ray the perennial flood disaster across the country with a view to proffering a lasting solution to the menace.
Niger Flooding

Monarch weeps as flood takes over town

The District Head of Auyo in Jigawa, Alhaji Umar Baffa, wept openly on Saturday over the devastation caused by flood in Auyo town and other villages in the district.

NAF organises free medical outreach for 1,000 IDPs, communities in Niger

The Nigerian Air Force says it is offering free medical services to more than 1,000 persons displaced by flood in Niger State.
Herdsmen

Monarch urges federal government to disarm herdsmen in Jigawa

Isa Adamu, the Lamido of Zugobia in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa State, has appealed to the state and federal government to collaborate in disarming nomadic herdsmen allegedly unleashing terror in the area.

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Senator Saraki lauds Super Falcon’s WAFU Cup victory

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Monday, lauded the Super Falcons for lifting the 2019 WAFU Cup ”following their soul-lifting display in the finals of the game last Saturday in Abidjan.”
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Katsina council begs for reconstruction of central market

The Daura Local Government Council in Katsina State has appealed to the State Government to reconstruct the Daura central market to boost its economic activities and revenue base.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo presides over FEC

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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Edmilson: Neymar should not captain Brazil at Copa America

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