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Kidnappers kill four on Abuja highway

Kidnappers fleeing a clampdown by men of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command shot and killed four persons along Kawli-Kaita highway on Sunday, according to a statement by the Command on Monday.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.

Gunmen injure three policemen in Katsina

Unidentified gunmen thought to be bandits on Monday attacked the residence of one Alhaji Sa’adu Dan Bagalo, 50, of Kofar Kudu, Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina State and abducted him.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari commissions N3.3 billion 32km roads in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, commissioned a 32-kilometer road constructed by the Katsina State Government for easy evacuation of farm produce in the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

Power probe: APC, PDP Reps may clash over ex-President Obasanjo

There are indications that the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the House of Representatives and their counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may soon be on warpath over the decision of the lower house to probe the country’s power sector.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Election: President Buhari flogs Atiku Abubakar with 1.2 million Katsina votes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in last weekend’s presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari, has defeated his main rival, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State.
Thousands of APC supporters have taken over Katsina, the Katsina State capital, awaiting the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign rally in the state.

Thousands troop out for President Buhari’s campaign in Katsina

Thousands of APC supporters have taken over Katsina, the Katsina State capital, awaiting the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign rally in the state.

APC defeats PDP in Kogi by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the official result of the Lokoja/Kogi House of Representatives by-election, declaring Alhaji Haruna Isah, candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner.

11 die of cholera in Katsina

No fewer than 11 persons were said to have been killed by cholera outbreak, which hit six local government areas of Katsina State.

Man jailed for attempting to win back wife

A 25-year-old man, Nura Abdullahi, has been jailed by a Katsina Senior Magistrate’s Court for attempting to win back his former wife.

Police arrest bandits, fake doctor in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command on Saturday said it had arrested a syndicate of armed robbers that specialised in kidnapping people for ransom.

Federal govt disburses N5,000 monthly stipends to Katsina poor

The federal government has released about N256 million for disbursement as N5,000 monthly stipends to lift less privileged persons cross abject poverty line in Katsina State, Tukur Shehu Rumah, official of the National Social Safety Nets Programme, has said.

NAWOJ mobilises Katsina women to tackle rising rape cases

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in Katsina State, has commenced a state-wide campaign to sensitise women on protective measures against rape.

Suspected robber killed during shootout with police

A suspected armed robber, Dahiru Samaila, was over the weekend killed during a shootout with the police at Masaki village in Kaita Local Government area of Katsina State.

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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

Yellow fever: Institute, NCDC train laboratory scientists

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), has organised a special training toward strengthening the country’s capacity to prevent and respond to diseases outbreak.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Malabu scam: AGF Bello Adoke, others plead not guilty

The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.

NUJ chief calls for constitutional roles for traditional rulers

Chief Chris Isiguzo, the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Thursday advocated for constitutional roles for traditional rulers in the country.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

AGF: Operation Amotekun remains an illegal entity

For the second time in about a week, the Federal Government has declared the Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as an illegal entity not known to the constitution of Nigeria and which can never be allowed to stand.
Popular Nigerian rapper Onome Onokohwomo a.k.a Yung6ix took to his twitter handle to express his grievances towards Nigerian rapper MI Abaga.

Yung6ix calls out MI over nonsupport

Popular Nigerian rapper Onome Onokohwomo a.k.a Yung6ix took to his twitter handle to express his grievances towards Nigerian rapper MI Abaga.