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Criminal activities: Borno bans illegal motor parks

The Borno State Government has banned the operation of illegal motor parks in the state to curtail criminal activities.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

7,000 ‘vulnerable’ Borno residents get N30K each as social protection scheme

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, has doled out N30,000 each to over 3,000 street beggars in the last two months, government has said.
Moses Oyeleke, a pastor with the Living Faith Church Worldwide (aka Winners’ Chapel) in Maiduguri, Borno state, has spoken on his ordeal with Boko Haram. Oyeleke and his assistant, Abraham Amuta, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, were seized along Chibok Road, on March 13, 2019.

How I survived seven months’ Boko Haram captivity in Sambisa – Freed pastor

Moses Oyeleke, a pastor with the Living Faith Church Worldwide (aka Winners’ Chapel) in Maiduguri, Borno state, has spoken on his ordeal with Boko Haram.
The Shehu of Bama in Borno, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has declared commercial sex workers unwelcome in his domain in order to eliminate vices and enhance peace in the area.

Emir declares commercial sex workers unwelcome in domain

The Shehu of Bama in Borno, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has declared commercial sex workers unwelcome in his domain in order to eliminate vices and enhance peace in the area.
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 releases promotion of Major-Generals, Brigadier Generals

The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of senior officers to the ranks of Major-Generals and Brigadier-Generals in its latest promotion exercise.

How Nigerians will benefit from border closure – minister

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, says Nigerians would benefit from the border closure policy adopted by the Federal Government.
The new minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, has charged staff of the ministry to work harder and smart to realize the Next Level agenda of the federal government.

Federal government assures on prompt interventions in humanitarian crises, disaster management

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that it would promptly intervene in humanitarian crises and disaster issues across the country, just as it promised to ensure that adequate funds are earmarked for all such critical interventions in the annual budget.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari speaks on NGOs-military face-off in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday lamented that the tension between Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and the security apparatus in crisis ridden North-East deteriorated into a full-blown crisis.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief salutes personnel gallantry in fighting insurgency

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has commended the force over its proactive roles in the fight against insurgency.

Police arrest soldiers for ‘kidnapping’

While confirming the arrest on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Chidi Nwabuzo, said the three soldiers and civilian were being interrogated by the state command’s head of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Superintendent Richard Balogun.

Three soldiers, civilian arrested for ‘kidnapping, robbery’ in Edo

Three soldiers and a civilian have been arrested by the Police in Edo state for allegedly been involved in kidnapping and armed robbery in the state.

Expert hails federal government’s refinery deal with Russia

An oil industry expert and senatorial aspirant in the last general election in Abia state, Mr Chinedu Onyeizu, has commended the Federal Government for signing a government backed partnership with Russia to revamp the nation’s refinery.
The Senator representing the Adamawa Northern Senatorial District, Ishaku Abbo has frowned over the shoddy implementation of the Kudzum, Dilichim and Shuwa Bridges of Michika and Madagali, destroyed by Boko Haram in 2014, asking the Federal Government to revoke the contract awarded for the repair.

Senator Abbo urges federal government to revoke the awarded contract of Kudzum, Dilichim, Shuwa...

The Senator representing the Adamawa Northern Senatorial District, Ishaku Abbo, has frowned over the shoddy implementation of the Kudzum, Dilichim and Shuwa Bridges of Michika and Madagali, destroyed by Boko Haram in 2014, asking the Federal Government to revoke the contract awarded for the repair.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno targets N100 million from solid waste

The Borno State Government said it is targeting N100 million from solid waste management in its 2020 budget.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor orders investigation over Maiduguri market fire

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has directed for investigation into the Thursday night fire at the Maiduguri GSM Market.
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Fire razes Maiduguri GSM market

Dozens of shops and property worth millions of Naira were destroyed in Thursday night fire at the Maiduguri GSM market.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Tunde Fashola: N287 billion inadequate to complete Nigeria’s 540 roads

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has told the National Assembly that the over N287 billion total allocation for his Ministry is inadequate to attend to all the 540 projects across the country.
Some of the Boko Haram children who ended up in Solomon’s camp

Pastor accused of sexual abuse of children in his ICCM camp

Benin-based Pastor Solomon Folorunsho, who said he is on a self-proclaimed mission to help humanity, creating the International Christian Centre for Missions (ICCM), is facing accusations of physically and sexually abusing children seeking refuge in his church’s camp.

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Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA confirms arrest of wanted drug dealer in Imo

The Imo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has confirmed the arrest of one Uzochi, an alleged notorious drug dealer in the state.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos governor urges corps members to be open minded

Corps members posted to Lagos State have been told to make their service year a learning period by being open minded.
The 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship teed off on Wednesday at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja, with Ugandan Irene Nakalembe dictating the pace.

Nigeria Ladies Golf: Ugandan Nakalembe wins opening round

The 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship teed off on Wednesday at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja, with Ugandan Irene Nakalembe dictating the pace.

Nigerian woman pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A Nigerian woman pleaded guilty today to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, as well as to her role in a separate bank fraud scheme, and to making false statements relating to fraudulent claims submitted to Medicaid for reimbursement.
Japan's Emperor Naruhito smiles as he heads to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Emperor Naruhito will declare Tuesday he had ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne at the palace.

Japan’s emperor to perform thanksgiving rite with Sun Goddess

Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito will on Thursday perform an elaborate and secretive ritual dating back 1,300 years, giving thanks to the Sun Goddess Amaterasu as part of his enthronement rites.