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Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Soldiers kill, arrest 162, bandits, terrorists, kidnappers, gunrunners, oil thieves in one week

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said soldiers working in conjunction with the security agencies on various security operations across the country have killed and arrested 162, bandits, terrorists, kidnappers, gunrunners among other criminals disturbing the peace of the country in the last one week.

SEMA: Katsina records 37,970 cases of various disasters in nine months

The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Monday said that the state had recorded 37,970 cases of various disasters between January and September, 2020.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Military intensifies manhunt for armed bandits’ collaborators

Major General John Enenche, Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, (CDMO), while briefing Defence Correspondents on the successes of military operations nationwide between November 12 and 18, said that no fewer than three of the armed bandits collaborators were arrested in the North West part of the country, within the stated period.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Troops kill, arrest 35 terrorists, bandits, kidnappers, militia, others in one week

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said military operations conducted between November 12-18, has led to the killings of 35, terrorists, bandits, kidnappers, crude oil thieves, robbery syndicate, militias and other criminal group terrorizing the peace in the country.
The Kaduna State Government has said that troops carrying out internal security operations, rescued 9 persons kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja Road on Sunday afternoon.

Troops dislodge bandits, kidnappers in Katsina, Sokoto

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have once again dislodged some suspected bandits and kidnappers in parts of Katsina and Sokoto States.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Soldiers intensify onslaught against bandits, kidnappers

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said soldiers have intensified operations against bandits, kidnappers and other criminals with the killing of one kidnapper, arrest of two others and one bandit.
Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Official: Troops kill three bandits, arrest 10 in Northwest

The military operation was carried out on Sunday in villages across Katsina, Zamfara and Kaduna. Defence Headquarters also disclosed that assault rifles, 88 rustled cows and an unconfirmed number of sheep were recovered from the bandits arrested by troops of ‘Operation Accord.’
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parade two bandits, four armed robbers in Katsina

Spokesman of the State Police Command, SP Gambo Isa told newsmen at the briefing that the arrest of the two notorious bandits namely: Idi Sabi’u Dila, 30, and one other undisclosed name, all of Mununu village, Faskari LGA of Katsina state, followed credible intelligence reports.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Minister: Nigerian government needs N6.26 trillion to fix 711 roads in 2021

The Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday said to complete 711 highway projects in 2021, his ministry will require over N6.26 trillion.

NiMet predicts hazy, sunny weather activities Monday to Wednesday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Nigerian government approves $1.9 billionn for Kano-Niger Republic rail line

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved the award of contract for the development of the proposed Kano-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic and to Dutse, the capital of Jigawa, for a total cost of $1,959,744,723.71, inclusive of 7.5% Value Added Tax (VAT).
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms Sunday to Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
COVID-19 - Coronavirus

Nigeria records lowest daily virus cases in three months

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Minister: No date yet for resumption of schools

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says no date has been fixed yet for full schools’ resumption even though the federal government had continued to engage stakeholders.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest ‘immigration officer’ with 164 ‘stolen cows’ in Katsina

The police in Katsina Thursday arrested a self-acclaimed inspector with the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) including five other suspects and seized 164 allegedly stolen cattle.

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