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Supreme Court ruling: Kaduna PDP mourns, fears for four states

Following the declaration of Senator Hope Uzodinma as the substantive governor of Imo State under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) by the Supreme Court, the Kaduna State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has mourned the ruling, saying it was a stolen mandate by APC.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari sends message to Emir of Potiskum after bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would spare no efforts in tracking down criminals who have become a nightmare in the lives of Nigeria, high or low.

Senator Shehu Sani: My travail is politically motivated

Civil Rights activist and former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has declared that his current travail in the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was politically motivated and out of malice, saying he has not in any way begged the anti graft agency not to make public alleged audio recording between him and his accuser, Alhaji Sani Dauda.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Kaduna council chairman warns voters against violence during re-run elections

The Chairman, Sanga Local Government Area, Mr. Charles Danladi, has warned voters against perpetrating violence during the re-run election into the Kaduna state House of Assembly for Sanga and Kagarko state constituencies.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen kill two in Kaduna community

Two persons have been killed following attack on Gora-Gan community in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State by gunmen.
After a few days at the hospital, following a fatal attack on his convoy along Kaduna-Zaria road, the Emir of Potiskum, Umaru Bauya, on Friday, returned to his palace in Yobe State.

Emir: How I survived fatal attack by bandits

After a few days at the hospital, following a fatal attack on his convoy along Kaduna-Zaria road, the Emir of Potiskum, Umaru Bauya, on Friday, returned to his palace in Yobe State.
The state’s Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, stated this in Kaduna on Friday.

Kaduna sets up committee to collate data on Almajiris

The Kaduna State Government said it has set-up a committee to collate data on the Almajiri population in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.

Nigeria inflation rises to 11.98 per cent

Inflation in Nigeria rose to a 19-month high in December, as prices continued to rise many months after the country closed its borders with its neighbours.
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Police uncover illegal orphanage, rescue 27 children in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has rescued twenty-seven children kept hostages in an illegal orphanage house operated at Iroko Avenue, Nomansland, Kano.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police assure of safe rescue of kidnap victims along Kaduna-Zaria highway

The Kaduna State Police Command, says it will ensure the safe rescue of all those kidnapped along Kaduna-Zaria highway on Tuesday.

Police confirm six killed, five injured in gunmen’s attack on emir’s convoy

Unidentified armed men dressed in military camouflage have been reported to have intercepted some commuters on the outskirts of Kaduna along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Amotekun: Southern, middle belt forum criticise federal government declaration

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the federal government to declare Amotekun, a security outfit set up by South-west governments, illegal.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

DPR: We will continue to clamp down on illegal retail gas owners in Ibadan

The Head of Gas, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Mr Niyi Olowookere, said the organisation will continue to clamp down on illegal retail gas owners to ensure the safety of lives and property.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

Nigeria announces three new laboratories for yellow fever, measles and rubella

The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever/measles/rubella laboratory network. The three new laboratories are the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu and NCDC National Reference Laboratory, Abuja.

Woman drags ex-husband to court, seeks N10,000 for children’s upkeep.

A housewife, Maimuna Yahuza, on Tuesday, dragged her former husband, Danjuma Ibrahim, before a Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, seeking N10,000 for the upkeep of two children.

Gunmen ‘kill 35’ in Kaduna, demand ‘N100m ransom’ for 58 victims

About 35 people have been reportedly killed and another 58 abducted after suspected bandits invaded 10 communities in Chikun and Birnin Gwari local government areas of Kaduna state.

Three Kwankwasiyya members killed in auto crash

No fewer than three people suspected to be members of the Kwankwasiyya group died following a ghastly accident along Kaduna-Abuja road, as two were injured.
The Chairperson of the board, Mary Ambi, said this in an interview with the newsmen in Kaduna on Monday.

14,000 for teaching jobs in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Teachers Service Board (TSB), said it had concluded the screening of more than 14,000 applicants for 7,600 teaching jobs in the public secondary schools.

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Iraq protests swell with youth angry at slow pace of reform

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A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

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Samuel Chukwueze in action in Villarreal loss against Espanyol

The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari today on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit. 2

President Buhari visits Prince Charles — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.

Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.