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Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has directed the state’s Commodity, Marketing and Distribution Board to take charge of supplying foodstuff for the boarding secondary school feeding scheme to guarantee its quality.

Onslaught against bandits gaining momentum in Zamfara

The renewed onslaught against armed bandits in Zamfara by the military under Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) is gaining momentum and has disorganised the hoodlums.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has extended its molecular laboratories with the capacity to detect Coronavirus Disease to six. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the NCDC, disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, while giving an update on COVID-19 in the country.

Coronavirus: Cancer patients most at risk – mission

The outbreak of COVID-19 will serve as a wake-up call for all to support the ‘Big War Against Cancer’ as cancer patients are the worse hit by the virus.
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).

John Obuh: NPFL players don’t need to travel during breaks

Former Nigeria youth coach, John Obuh, said players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) need orientation on the risks they face when they travel by road during breaks.
Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has revealed his side’s target ahead the midweek NPFL clash with Rangers in Enugu

NPFL: Kano Pillars coach urges players to travel by air

Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has reacted to the death of Rangers player Ifeanyi George and has beged that other footballers should learn to travel by air.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police enforces restriction order, stops unnecessary arrests, detention

Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police has announced its commencement to enforce strict compliance to social restriction orders as a means to curtailing the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.

Sokoto gets three Isolation centres

Sokoto State government has provided three isolation centres and dispelled rumours over suspected case of COVID – 19 in the state.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

Forest guard bill gets second reading in House of Reps

A bill to establish an agency for forest guards to man federal roads and highways scaled second reading in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
The Captain of the Nigerian Army, who allegedly ordered the shooting and killing of Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team and their civilian informants, Tijani Balarabe, has proceeded on a Course in Kaduna.

Captain who ordered killing of special police operatives ‘proceed on course’ as kidnap kingpin...

The Captain of the Nigerian Army, who allegedly ordered the shooting and killing of Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team and their civilian informants, Tijani Balarabe, has proceeded on a Course in Kaduna.

Court orders General Buratai to release army officers for arraignment with Taraba kidnap kingpin

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, to release 10 Army officers, who have been charged alongside an alleged Taraba State kidnapping kingpin, Bala Hamisu, also known as Wadume.
Mali's government has issued a statement in support of the singer Rokia Traoré, who was arrested in Paris over a child custody dispute.

Mali backs singer Rokia Traoré after French arrest

She was stopping in France on the way from Bamako to Brussels where she intended to appeal against the decision of the Belgian court to grant full custody to her former partner, her lawyer told AFP news agency.
The Malian singer, Rokia Traore, has been arrested in France on a Belgian warrant for kidnapping in a child custody dispute with her ex-partner, her lawyer told AFP on Friday.

Malian singer Rokia Traore arrested in France

The Malian singer, Rokia Traore, has been arrested in France on a Belgian warrant for kidnapping in a child custody dispute with her ex-partner, her lawyer told AFP on Friday.

Cross River governor meets police chief over kidnapping, other security issues

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has taken security issues in his State to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, in Abuja.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Insecurity: Nigeria approves implementation of community policing nationwide

The Federal Government has approved the immediate full implementation of Community Policing strategy nationwide to combat the new trend of insecurity in the land most especially in the Northern parts of the country.
Ogun Police Commissioner, Kenneth Ebrimson, on Saturday said that cultism remained the greatest challenge facing the state police command.

Police: Cultism remains greatest challenge in Ogun

Ogun Police Commissioner, Kenneth Ebrimson, on Saturday said that cultism remained the greatest challenge facing the state police command.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe: Why Nigeria finds democracy difficult

Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has said Nigerians are struggling for basic democratic rights because “democracy is difficult for some people to really fathom”.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger to establish multi-door courts

The Niger government says it has forwarded a bill to the State Assembly, seeking to establish multi-door courts.
Two Chadian terrorists fighting for Boko Haram, Abu Abor, 61, and Abubakar Hassan, 51, have surrendered to troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gamboru in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State after sneaking out of Bagadaza in the Lake Chad.

Two Chadian Boko Haram terrorists surrender

Two Chadian terrorists fighting for Boko Haram, Abu Abor, 61, and Abubakar Hassan, 51, have surrendered to troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gamboru in Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State after sneaking out of Bagadaza in the Lake Chad.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun assemblymen pass Amotekun bill

The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for a law to establish the Ogun State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps.

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