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NIS deploys ‘special force’ to fight bandits in North-west

‎The Comptroller General, Muhammad Babandede, stated this during the passing out parade of 320 First Batch of pioneer Special Force of the Service, at the NIS Training School in Kano.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

Governor Bagudu: President Buhari’s policies yielding fruitful results

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State says President Muhammadu Buhari’s policies have began to yield the desired results in the country.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, performed the ground breaking ceremony for the Construction of 5,000 houses units donated by Africa Nations Development Programme(ANDP).

Kebbi, Jigawa governors flag-off 5000 housing units

Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, performed the ground breaking ceremony for the Construction of 5,000 houses units donated by Africa Nations Development Programme (ANDP).
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

Coronavirus death toll hits 1,103 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that 1,103 persons have died from Coronavirus (COVID-19), in the country.
Acting Governor Baba Tella made the observation at the weekend while updating reporters on efforts by the state to fight COVID-19.

31 die as floods ravage communities

Thirty-one persons have reportedly died in floods across the country as torrential rains continue to pour.
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).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Bandit kills two Jigawa vigilante members

The police in Jigawa on Wednesday confirmed the killing of two vigilante members in Gwiwa local government area of the State.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers governor calls for outright dissolution of SARS as police kill musician

Governor Nyesom Wike has again asked Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to urgently reform or dissolve the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police, following another alleged extrajudicial murder of Daniel Ikeaguchi, aka Sleek by policemen in Rivers state.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

NEC: 15 states to benefit from virus education incentive

The National Economic Council says 15 states have qualified to benefit from the Global Partnership for Education funding for education as part of measures to cushion the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.

Kano Disco clarifies new tariff increment, assures customers of improved supply

The Management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) says the new tariff increment as approved by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is not applicable to all its customers in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.

DISCO: New tariff only affects major electricity consumers

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), says the new tariff regime approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) will not affect lower electricity consumers in its franchise.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Ogun workers begin strike over minimum wage

The Ogun State Government workers have embarked on a one-week warning strike over the refusal of the government to implement the new national minimum wage.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Nigeria’s Tijani Muhammad-Bande bows out as UNGA President

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, on Tuesday, bowed out of office as President of the 74th session of the General Assembly.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Police shut down Jigawa APC’s headquarters

As leadership tussle worsening in Jigawa, a combined team of Policemen have cordoned-off the headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Jigawa state chapter.

Kano Disco move to end prepaid metre complaints in Kano

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) says it has adopted proactive measures to end prepaid meter complaints in its franchise.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

Instant rain claims 25 lives in Jigawa

No fewer than 25 persons killed and more than 51,000 houses destroyed by heavy rainfall in Jigawa.
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.

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Nigerian traders in Ghana attempting suicide over maltreatment

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Partizan Belgrade’s Sadiq Umar bags sixth goal of the season

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Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.

Thiago Silva not at Chelsea to ‘visit tourist sites’

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