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The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Coronavirus, saying that the pandemic is not yet over.

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases top 29,000 as 575 new cases confirmed

Nigeria’s coronavirus infections (COVID-19), on Monday, surpassed the 29,000 cases as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 575 new confirmed cases.
Aminu Bello Masari

Official: Kaduna spent N30 million on amnesty for bandits

The Katsina State Government said on Monday that it had spent about N30 million on amnesty programme for repentant bandits and cattle rustlers in the state before the programme collapsed.
The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Coronavirus, saying that the pandemic is not yet over.

NMA: Nigerian government shifting coronavirus testing responsibility to citizens

As Nigeria ramps up COVID-19 testing, medical professionals have faulted the government’s privatisation of COVID-19 testing describing it as an act of ‘shifting responsibility to the citizens.”
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina debunks N40 billion misappropriation allegation

Katsina State Government has debunked the alleged misappropriation of N40 billion in the last five years of the administration, describing it as frivolous and unfounded.

Fire razed Kano power substation

The substation is a major supply route in KEDCO franchise areas covering Kano, Katsina, and Jigawa states.

Gunmen kill 2, abduct APC chieftain, 9 others in Katsina

Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Yusau Dissi, was reportedly abducted alongside nine others by gunmen in different attacks across the state.
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 distributes palliatives to Lagos community

The Nigerian Army on Saturday distributed palliatives to Onigbongbo community in Maryland area of Lagos as part of activities marking the 2020 Army Day celebration.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Sadiya Umar Farouq

N-Power: 109,823 beneficiaries now business owners – minister

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, says no fewer than 109,823 beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme are now business owners.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP orders redeployment of 10 AIGs, CPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior officers in the Force.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari renews appointment of 12 ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved renewal of the appointments of 12 non-career ambassadors, assuring Nigerians of fairness in representation and inclusiveness in all matters of governance.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Nigeria’s discharged coronavirus patients exceed 10,000

“The 790 new cases are reported from 21 states- Delta (166), Lagos (120), Enugu (66), FCT (65), Edo (60), Ogun (43), Kano (41), Kaduna (39), Ondo (33), Rivers (32), Bayelsa (29), Katsina (21), Imo (20), Kwara (18), Oyo (11), Abia (10), Benue (6), Gombe (4), Yobe (2), Bauchi (2), Kebbi (2).
The Kano State Government says it has conducted 4,735 Coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Nigeria records 15,839 new coronavirus cases, 317 deaths in 30 days

Nigeria has recorded a cumulative total of 15,839 new confirmed COVID-19 cases which is a 160 per cent increase between 30th of May and 30th of June, 2020, according to the latest situation update released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.

General Buratai: We won’t reconcile with bandits

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has kicked against any move by politicians to reconcile with the bandits, stressing that, “the Army will not reconcile with them”.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 17 deaths, 561 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,694.
The Emir of Daura, Umar Umar, who was hospitalised as a result of coronavirus last week, has recovered.

Emir of Daura cautions Nigerians against distracting security agents

The Emir of Daura, Katsina state, Dr Umar Farouk Umar, has cautioned Nigerians against distracting the security agencies as they wage war on insecurity in the country.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.

Banditry: Group pledges support for General Buratai, Nigerian Army

The Coalition of Arewa Youth Groups (CAYG) has said that there is evidence that President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to the Nigerian Armed Forces to stamp out banditry and all forms of criminal activities is yielding results.
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 commander’s convoy kills 75-year-old man in Katsina

The convoy of the Commander, 17 Brigade Nigerian Army, Katsina was involved in a road traffic accident on Monday 29 June 2020 during which the death to a road user was recorded.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Sunday said that the lingering banditry and other heinous crimes orchestrated by bandits in the North-west will soon be over.

General Buratai: Insecurity in Northwest will be over soon

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Sunday said that the lingering banditry and other heinous crimes orchestrated by bandits in the North-west will soon be over.

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