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Policeman left unconscious as convoy escorting Bauchi governor somersaults

The accident occurred along Burga-Yelwa Duguri road in Tafawa-Balewa Local Government Area of the State when the State governor, Senator Bala Mohammed was on a project inspection tour in the LGA.
Nine suspected drug dealers have been arrested and a total of 1,292 kilograms of cannabis Sativa and its seeds have been intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ondo State Command.

NDLEA intercepts 1,292 kilograms of illicit drug in Ondo

Nine suspected drug dealers have been arrested and a total of 1,292 kilograms of cannabis Sativa and its seeds have been intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ondo State Command.
The Federal Government, on Monday, said it had concluded arrangements to construct 10,000 low cost houses in Kano State, to enhance access to decent homes for Nigerians.

FHA chief: Nigerian government to construct 10,000 housing units in Kano

The Federal Government, on Monday, said it had concluded arrangements to construct 10,000 low cost houses in Kano State, to enhance access to decent homes for Nigerians.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Governor’s aide escapes bandits by whiskers in Niger

The Chief Of Staff to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state, Mallam Ibrahim Balarabe, on Sunday narrowly escaped being abducted by armed bandits while he was returning from his hometown in Kagara, Rafi local government area of the state, where he had gone for the ongoing All Progressive Congress (APC) revalidation and registration exercise.
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Ogun community: Herders are tormenting us

Residents of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State have called on the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, to come to their rescue on the alleged incessant killings and destruction of their farms by suspected herdsmen.
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Kwara governor vows to suspend APC members seeking redress in court

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has vowed to suspend members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara who have taken the party to court over its membership registration exercise and the removal of the party chairperson in the state.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano on Sunday inaugurated the All Progressives Congress (APC) membership registration and revalidation exercise in the state.

Kano governor inaugurates APC registration, revalidation exercise

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano on Sunday inaugurated the All Progressives Congress (APC) membership registration and revalidation exercise in the state.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Gwoza: Borno governor shares N80 million, food to 16,000 female returnees

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday supervised the distribution of N80m and food supplies to 16,000 female returnees in the township of Gwoza as part of activities in the second day of his humanitarian visit to towns and villages in Gwoza local government area of southern Borno.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Bandits kill 24, injure others in Kaduna communities

Twenty-four people have been killed, while several others sustained injuries following separate attacks on communities in Birnin Gwari and Kajuru Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
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Rep Gagdi: APC will remain in power for the next 100 years

The lawmaker representing Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam constituency, Yusuf Gagdi, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) will remain in power for 100 years.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Nigerian Senate: We’re still considering electronic voting

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Jabiru Gaya, says the National Assembly is looking at the possibility of adopting electronic voting in the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a Commercial Director of the Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) Limited, Mohammed Kuchazi, for money laundering, among other offences.

EFCC arraigns P&ID director over money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a Commercial Director of the Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) Limited, Mohammed Kuchazi, for money laundering, among other offences.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

Official: Nigerian government disburses over N1.3 billion to 131,764 households in Zamfara

The Federal Government has begun the second disbursement of over N1.3 billion to 131,764 beneficiaries in Zamfara under the Household Uplifting Programme-Conditional Cash Transfer (HUP-CCT).

Ex-Speaker Dogara buries father-in-law in Bauchi

Mr Yakubu Dogara, former speaker, House of Representatives, on Saturday, buried his father-in-law, Mr Stephen Gonto, in Mwari, Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Hoodlums set church pavilion on fire in Kaduna

A pavilion arranged for an ECWA conference in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State was on Friday set ablaze by unknown persons.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Human trafficking: Police rescue five babies, arrest 10 suspects

The Police in Anambra State said they have uncovered a ‘baby factory’ where young pregnant women are kept and their babies sold by human traffickers.
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NEMA to build 325 houses for flood victims in Katsina

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced plans to build 325 houses for communities in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State which were displaced by the 2018 flood.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended a governorship aspirant in the last gubernatorial election in Ondo State, Mrs Jumoke Anifowose.

Ondo APC suspends Jumoke Anifowose

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended a governorship aspirant in the last gubernatorial election in Ondo State, Mrs Jumoke Anifowose.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a media briefing on Monday in Lagos, said centres were also built in collaboration with states and the private sector to isolate and treat cases of COVID-19.

Insecurity: Nigerian government cautions against ethnic, political sentiments

The federal government has cautioned Nigerians against political and ethnic sentiments that are capable of worsening the current ethnic and religious clashes over insecurity in some states, stating that President Muhammadu Buhari Administration is working assiduously to address all issues currently creating tension in the country.

Court convicts 20-year-old over simulated group sex video in Imo

An Imo State Magistrate Court, sitting at Umundugba, Isu local government area of the state, has convicted a 20-year-old school leaver, Peter Nwoke, for being the mastermind of a simulated group sex video that recently went viral, allegedly involving the state’s Public Complaints Commissioner, Chief Willie Amadi.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Katsina school principal admits raping, impregnating 12-year-old student

The Vice Principal of Community Secondary School Kadandani in Rimi Local Government Area of Katsina State, Mr. Ibrahim Sale, has admitted before police that he had sexual relationship with his 12-year-old student.

Road accident claims 15 lives in Borno

About 15 persons have been sent to their early graves in a fatal motor accident involving two buses along the Maiduguri – Damaturu road on Friday.

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Twitter opens its audio chat room Spaces to Android users

Twitter introduced a limited version of the Clubhouse competitor on iOS in January. While any users of Twitter’s iOS app can join and listen to Spaces, only a few can host them at the moment.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.

Bauchi, Benue governors reconcile in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.
FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to cut down the costs of their squads by more than 35 million euros ($42.14 million) following new salary limits imposed by La Liga on Tuesday to cope with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid ordered to further tighten belts by La Liga

FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to cut down the costs of their squads by more than 35 million euros ($42.14 million) following new salary limits imposed by La Liga on Tuesday to cope with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Bayelsa governor: 2.5% revenue for host communities ‘unacceptable’ to Niger Delta

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Tuesday proposed that 10 per cent of derived oil revenue be provided in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for the host communities.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab five ‘armed robbers’, recover fire arms in Nasarawa

Police in Nasarawa state Tuesday announced the arrest of two suspected notorious armed robbers who have been terrorising Nasarawa and its environs and recovered fire arms from them.

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied arresting Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a media aide of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje who demanded for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation over his failure to handle insecurity in the country.

DSS: Why we arrested Kano governor’s ex-aide

“This is to confirm that Salihu Tanko-Yakasai is with the DSS and he is being investigated over issues beyond the expression of opinions in the social media as wrongly alleged by sections of the public,’’ he stated.
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Boko Haram releases bride abducted in Borno

The bride, who was abducted along Maiduguri/Damaturu Highway, on Thursday, has been released.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi governor orders re-procurement of materials for 2,500 mass housing contract

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has directed that the contract for the construction of 2,500 houses across the state be re-procured.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 19, 2019 Pigs are pictured at Poetterhof, a species-appropriate pig farm in Brueggen, western Germany. – The Philippines on Monday reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from Slovakia to China, pushing up pork prices worldwide. (Photo by INA FASSBENDER / AFP)

African swine fever detected in South Africa’s Western Cape

South Africa’s Western Cape region has reported its first cases of African swine fever at two small farms, after outbreaks in other parts of the country, the provincial head of agriculture said.
The Stockfish Dealers Association has called on the federal government to grant importers of stockfish access to the foreign exchange.

Norwegian Seafood Council faults Nigeria’s inclusion of stockfish in banned list

The Norwegian Seafood Council has protested the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s inclusion of stockfish in the list of banned goods to be imported into the country.