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Road crash claims 22 lives in Katsina

Not fewer than twenty-two persons were reportedly said to have lost their lives in a road crash near Kafur town, Katsina State.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Sunday that the National Assembly will continue to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to find lasting solutions to the current insecurity in the country.

Senator Lawan: National Assembly will work with President Buhari to end insecurity

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Sunday that the National Assembly will continue to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to find lasting solutions to the current insecurity in the country.
L - R Senator Bello Mandiya; President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; Senator Jibrin Barau (APC Kano North); and Senator Habu Gumel on Sunday at a Constituency Empowerment Programme organized by Senator Mandiya in Malumfashi, Funtua Senatorial District, Katsina State.

Senate President: National Assembly remains resolute in finding solutions to insecurity

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Sunday that the National Assembly will continue to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to find lasting solutions to the current insecurity in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari warns against revenge killings in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest round of attacks on farmers by bandits in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in Batsari local government area of Katsina state, saying that killing people in the name of revenge is not acceptable.

Nigeria raises concerns over open defecation

The Federal Government has raised concerns over the figure of persons practicing open defecation in the country, insisting that government and partners need to put in more efforts, if the country must achieve Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2025.
Nigeria Police

Bandits burn houses, kill 30 in Katsina communities

The Police in Katsina State has confirmed 30 persons killed by bandits in Batsari Local Government Area of the state.

Bandits kill many, set houses ablaze in fresh Katsina attack

Armed bandits have attacked two communities in Batsari local government area of Katsina state killing many residents.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders.

EFCC rallies youths against corruption across Nigeria, as Magu charges youth to own corruption...

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged youths in Nigeria, to take ownership of the fight against corruption and to see themselves as anti-corruption crusaders, and as the future of the anti-corruption fight in the country.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

GPE offers Nigeria $125 million grant on basic education

Global Partnership for Education (GPE), a multi-donor funding agent for interventions in basic education in developing countries, has extended a grant of125 million dollars to Nigeria to support development of Basic Education.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police parade six for kidnapping, robbery in Katsina

The Katina State Police Command on Thursday paraded six suspects arrested for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery, theft, and cattle rustling.
An elder statesman and a former Minister of State for Finance, Alhaji Abu Gidado, has reviewed the current political and socio-economic developments in the country

Military rule better by far – ex-minister

An elder statesman and a former Minister of State for Finance, Alhaji Abu Gidado, has reviewed the current political and socio-economic developments in the country arguing that the Nigerian people are yet to derive any tangible benefits from the nation’s democratic rule.

Official: Illegal connection, meter bypass major challenges of KEDCO

Alhaji Jamilu Gwamna, the Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), has described illegal connection and meter bypass as the major challenges bedeviling the operation of the company in its franchise areas of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa.

Lassa fever: Nigeria’s death toll reaches 70

The Nigerian health agency, in its weekly situation report on the status of the disease, said since the beginning of the year, more suspected and confirmed cases have been reported.

Lassa fever: 19 killed as virus spreads to 19 states

The National Centre for Disease Control said in its latest report on Tuesday that 19 people had been killed by Lassa fever in the country, with 318 suspected cases reported in 19 states.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

LMC chief tells Katsina United how to get ban lifted

LMC chief Shehu Dikko has told the management of Katsina United to stick to the terms of the condition given before the close door on match days will be lifted for fans.

World Bank: 87% Nigeria’s poverty rate in North

The North accounted for 87 per cent of all the poor people in Nigeria in 2016, the World Bank has disclosed in a new report.
nigeria police

Insecurity: Police seize 320 okadas, arrest 186 suspects in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command on Sunday said it impounded 320 motorcycles, whose owners flouted the state government’s dusk-to-dawn ban on operations of motorcycles in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: I won’t interfere in Governor Ganduje, Emir Sanusi rift

Following growing pressure for him to resolve the long-running dispute between Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared that he will not intervene.

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Manufacturers identify improved infrastructure as key to realising benefits of AfCFTA

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FC Porto forward shown yellow card after being racially abused

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SON certifies Innoson vehicles, issues MANCAP certificate

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