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Boko Haram kills one, sets Borno village ablaze

Some suspected members of Boko Haram have attacked and set ablaze Mammanti village in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.
Ifeanyi Anaemena

Anaemena keen to discuss Enyimba future amidst transfer reports

Enyimba FC defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has revealed that big clubs Nigeria professional football league are on are ready to snatch him away from the Aba Warlord.

Kaduna government to recruit 3,000 health workers

The Kaduna State Government said on Tuesday it has concluded arrangements to recruit 3,059 health workers to meet minimum service delivery gaps in its 255 Primary Health Centers.
Christian Madu has signed a four-year deal with CD Nacional

Enugu Rangers midfielder Christian Madu joins Portuguese club CD Nacional

Enugu Rangers defensive midfielder Christian Madu has signed a four-year contract with Portuguese club CD Nacional.

Court remands businessman over alleged defilement of minor

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of 40-year-old businessman, Bala Adayi, for allegedly defiling a 5-year-old girl.
NFF congress in Benin City was illegal says sports minister

Sports minister dismisses ‘illegal’ NFF congress

Sports minister Solomon Dalung has restated that an extra-ordinary NFF congress in Benin City today was illegal as Amaju Pinnick and his executive committee are not known to the laws of Nigeria and as such any decisions taken at such a gathering are inconsequential.

Kaduna agency to train 270,000 rice, maize, soya beans farmers

The Kaduna State Agricultural Development Agency, on Friday said it would train 270,000 Rice, Soya beans and Maize farmers in the state over the next three years on best farming practices for enhanced production.

NFF crisis: Amaju Pinnick challenges Supreme Court ruling

A Jos Federal High Court on Wednesday fixed July 10 to hear a new motion filed by the immediate past President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, challenging the ex parte order it granted Chris Giwa, current President of the Federation.

Court frees man accused of stealing cow

A Kaduna Chief Magistrate’s Court Tuesday discharged a 40-year-old herdsman, Mohammed Burtu, charged with receiving a stolen cow.

Central bank clears 3,000 youths for federal government’s agric scheme in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government on Tuesday said the first batch of 3,000 youths had been cleared to benefit in the Federal Government’s Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme.

Federal government provides N37 billion grant for meter supply to DisCos

The Federal Government said it has taken advantage of the new Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulations to give a grant of N37billion to a private sector operator to supply meters to interested Distribution Companies (DisCos).

Amnesty: Nigerian soldiers, JTF rape, starve Boko Haram victims

Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of raping thousands of women and girls who escaped from the brutal rule of Boko Haram insurgents, and killing many people who refused to be moved from territories rescued from the insurgents.

Kaduna council polls: APC wins 14, PDP 4

Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, on Thursday confirmed the results for 18 chairmanship seats out of the 23 Locall Governments in the just concluded May 12 local councils polls.

Kaduna electoral commission reschedules election in three local councils

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIEC) has rescheduled election in Jaba, Kaura and Kajuru local government areas of the state.

Kaduna council polls: APC wins 12, PDP five local govts

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM), on Monday, declared the local government elections results for Chikun as inconclusive, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Police arrest kidnap kingpin, recover weapons

The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested a notorious kidnap kingpin cum-armed robber at the Maraban Yakawada, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Kaduna council polls: APC wins 15 of 19 LGs results announced

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 15 out of the 19 local government councils results so far released in the Saturday local government elections announced at the various local government headquarters in Kaduna State.

APC wins 16, PDP three in Kaduna council polls

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State has won 16 of the 23 local government chairmanship and councillor elections which held on Saturday while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won in three local governments.

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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.