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14 political parties to participate in Adamawa local council election

No fewer than 14 political parties will participate in the Adamawa Local Government Council elections scheduled for Dec. 7, an official has said.

Police ‘torture’ man to death in Kano

Emir of Karaye in Kano State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar II, has called for proper investigation into the death of a 26-year-old man, Abdulkadir Nasiru, who was allegedly tortured to death by the police.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC dismisses two corps members from orientation camp

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ebonyi has dismissed two corps members currently undergoing orientation programme for refusing to wear the statutory camp shorts and trousers.

Woman found dead in Delta community

An unidentified woman has been found dead along the road, in Effurun before Okoloba Junction in Uvwie Local Government Council Area of Delta State.

‘Hit and run’ driver kills ‘mad’ woman in Delta

An unidentified woman, suspected to have been mentally challenged, is reportedly lying dead at the 7UP Junction, off Effurun-Sapele Road in Uvwie council area of Delta state.g
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

[email protected]: Niger government urges Nigerians to shun fake news, hate speech

Alhaji Ibrahim Matane, the Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG) has urged Nigerians to shun fake news and hate speech for peace, progress and political stability in the country.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, last week, rubbished the country’s agricultural sector, saying it is characterised by low productivity and under-performing value chains.

Minister: Agric sector bugged down by low productivity, value chain constraints

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, last week, rubbished the country’s agricultural sector, saying it is characterised by low productivity and under-performing value chains.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army establishes ‘Super Camp’ in Niger

The Nigerian Army has established a “Super Camp” in Kotonkoro in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger to tackle kidnapping, cattle rustling and banditry in the area.

Students lock Benue university over shot union president

The National Union of Benue State Students (NUBESS) on Monday protested the poor handling of its National President, Comrade Smith Tyonor, who was allegedly shot by unknown persons in Makurdi.

Workers jubilate as Rotimi Amaechi, Lai Mohammed resume duty

Lai Mohammed, who was on Wednesday inaugurated as Minister of Information and Culture, has officially resumed at his post, Newsmen report.

Former Bauchi permanent secretary dies performing Hajj in Saudi Arabia

It was shock as a former permanent secretary in Bauchi State, Ado Santuraki Pali, died while performing Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor promises adequate welfare for Hajj pilgrims

Governor Bala Mohammed has promised to provide all the needed supports to Bauchi State pilgrims during their remaining days in Makkah after the completion of their Hajj.
Otuoke Flood

Flood destroys farmlands, crops in three Plateau communities

Flood caused by persistent rainfall has destroyed farmlands and crops worth millions of Naira in three communities of Kalong, Doka and Bakin Kogi in the Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Flood takes over school buildings in Jigawa

Frequent heavy downpour in Hadejia town of Jigawa has resulted in the submerging of five primary and junior secondary schools in the area, an official said on Friday.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa confirms cholera outbreak in 3 local councils

Adamawa Government on Tuesday confirmed the outbreak of cholera in three local government areas of the state with one death from the 76 cases recorded.

IFAD donates 300 bags of fertilizer, seeds to flood victims

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has donated 300 bags of fertilizer and rice seed to 100 victims of 2018 flooding in Kwatalo village of Kafin Hausa Local Government Area of Jigawa.

Storm destroys 200 houses in Jigawa

Over 200 houses were destroyed by windstorm in Sugungun village, Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa, according to an official of the local council.

KEDCO appoints new head of corporate communication

The management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has appointed Ibrahim Shawai as its new head of corporate communication.

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Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
There was wild jubilation in Sagamu on Saturday night after Anthony Joshua regained the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles by defeating Andy Ruiz Jr.

Anthony Joshua replies Deontay Wilder, says tactics against Andy Ruiz deliberate

Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.

Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki: We’re not aware of any APC rally in Edo on Friday

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has denied knowledge of an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally planned to hold in Benin City, on Friday, December 13.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 1,727 children reunite with families in Borno

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has supported rehabilitation and reintegration of 1,727 children cleared of links with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in the past two years in Borno.