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Banditry: Troops arrest Zamfara council vice chairman

Troops of the “Operation Sharan Daji” in Zamfara have arrested the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government of the state, Mr Yahuza Wuya, for alleged link to bandits.

Presidency: Federal government school feeding programme now in 30 states

The federal government’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) is currently feeding over 9.5 million public primary schools (classes 1-3) pupils with one free, balanced and nutritious meal a day in 30 states nationwide; while it has empowered 101,913 cooks in these states, the Presidency has said.

DPR vows to stop petrol diversion

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Sokoto State has restated its commitment to checkmate hoarding, diversion and selling of petroleum products above the control price.

NBS: Inflation rate drops to 11.25% in March

The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation with the index dropping to 11.25 per cent (year-on-year) in March 2019.

FAAN to withdraw services to debtor airports from May 1

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has issued a notice to private and state-owned airports in Nigeria to settle their debts or be shut on May 1.

Governor Bagudu urges customers to pay KEDCO for 24-hour power supply

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Monday urged to customers to pay the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) regularly in order to enjoy 24-hour electricity supply.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Banditry: Governor Yari orders security chiefs to move closer to flashpoints

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has ordered Security Chiefs in the state to head field operations in the fight against bandits.

Usmanu Danfodiyo university records first female first class in physics

Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has named Katsina state-born Zainab Abdullahi as its first female student to bag first class in physics.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: We will sustain investments in education

President Muhammadu Buhari has expresssed committment to sustaining meaningful investments in the education sector.

DPR seals 14 fuel stations in Sokoto, Kebbi

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it has sealed 14 fuel service stations in Sokoto and Kebbi states for selling above control price and suspected diversion of products.

Load shedding: KEDCO pleads for understanding from Kebbi customers

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has appealed to its customers in Kebbi State to bear with it for its recent intermittent load shedding exercise and power supply schedule review.

Teenage kidnapper exposes gang members, operation

A 19 year-old kidnap suspect, Ismail Wakili, arrested by the police for kidnapping one Prince Omoghae Igbegbon, along Akunnu Akoko/Auga Akoko axis of Ondo State has said that it was his first time getting involved in kidnapping.

Medical council suspends medical doctor for misconduct

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has suspended a Kebbi state based practicing Medical Doctor, Jamilu Muhammad, for gross negligence, incompetence and infamous behaviour.

Zamfara mining ban: Human lives more important than economic concerns – minister

The federal government has defended its decision to ban mining activities in Zamfara and to expel foreigners involved in the activities in the area.

Federal government expresses concern over increasing number of out-of-school children

The Federal Government on Monday expressed concerns over the increasing rate of out-of-school children in the country.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF’s Cash Transfer Programme experiences hiccup in Kebbi, Zamfara

Officials engaged by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to implement its Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) have painted horrible experience of how the bank in charge of the initiative is frustrating its ongoing cash transfer programme in Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto states.

Saudi group donates to 2,073 orphans in Kebbi

The Saudi Arabia International Islamic Relief Organisation has commenced the disbursement of allowances to 2,073 orphans in Kebbi to ease off their difficulties.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote refinery will transform Nigeria’s economy, eliminate fuel scarcity – Aliko

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says his refinery will eliminate fuel scarcity and transform Nigeria’s economy for decades when it comes on stream.

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Former VP Namadi Sambo elected board chair Baze university

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF to mark 55th anniversary April 22

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.

Rivaldo: Lionel Messi already deserves the next Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
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Carlo Ancelotti backs Napoli squad despite Europa League defeat to Arsenal

Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
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Ninth National Assembly: Forum of APC newly-elected Reps backs Femi Gbajabiamila

The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.