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South-East states trails behind in accessing UBEC grants

The future of the South-East is obviously under a threat of systematic collapse. This is because its five governors have jettisoned what they ought to do to secure a strong educational foundation for current and unborn generations.

Police tighten security at APC congress venue in Gombe

The Gombe Police Command on Saturday deployed no fewer than 500 policemen to the venue of the APC State Congress to ensure the safety of lives and property.

INEC register 143, 277 new eligible voters in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Gombe state, over the weekend said it had registered 143,277 new eligible voters in the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise.

Anglican Church asks President Buhari to resign

After reviewing the alleged gross incompetence being displayed by the Presidency in providing security for the citizenry, the Umuahia Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office and forget about vying for re-election.

Three suspects arrested with N22.5 million fake notes in Gombe

The Gombe State Police Command on Friday paraded three suspects alleged to be involved in motorcycle theft and fake currency dealings in the state.

Police recovers 14 motorcycles in Gombe

Not less than 14 motorcycles have been recovered from suspects of motorcycle theft on Friday in Gombe, the state capital.

INEC: 47,718 PVCs ready for collection in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 47,718 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) are ready for collection in Gombe State.

National Economic Council asks NNPC, NCS, NPA, others to refund N8.13 trillion

The National Economic Council (NEC) comprising the federating states and government at the centre on Thursday raised the alarm that revenue generating agencies shortchanged the government of N526 billion and $21 billion amounting to N8.13 trillion between 2010 and 2015.

KPMG report indicts NNPC, others of under-remitting into federation account

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over on Thursday by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the final report on the forensic audit of revenue accruals by revenue generating agencies confirmed massive under-remittances to the Federation Account to the tune of N8.1 trillion.

NEC: Revenue generating agencies underpaid N526 billion, $21 billion to government coffers

Various revenue generating agencies in Nigeria shortchanged the government of N526 billion and $21 billion between 2010 to 2015.

Sultan announces Thursday beginning of Ramadan fasting

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, has declared Thursday as the first day for the beginning of the Ramadan fasting in Nigeria.

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, rain on Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the central states of the country on Thursday with chances of thunderstorms over Kaduna.

NBS: Abuja records highest average fares for bus, air travels in April

The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has recorded the highest fares for bus journeys within the city, intercity bus journeys and for journeys to specified routes by air, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

NCS promotes 34 officers in Sokoto Command

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has promoted 34 officers in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Area Command, including special promotion for outstanding performance.

Minister: 2.5 million Nigerian children are malnourished

The Federal Government has confirmed that 2.5 million children under the age of five are currently affected with severe acute malnutrition in Nigeria.

Federal government provides more details on N72 billion investment plans for power DisCos

The federal government has provided more details on the N72 billion financial facility it plans to provide for the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in Nigeria to upgrade and expand their networks.

Ex-President Jonathan: Governor Aregbesola is the architect of his dreadful failure

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has slammed Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, over his claim that his government went through hell in the hands of the Jonathan-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration.

Man impregnates 15-year-old daughter

The police in Gombe on Tuesday charged 50-year-old Samaila Zakari at a magistrates’ court with raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter.

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South-East states trails behind in accessing UBEC grants

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