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Senate President celebrates Nigerian journalists on World Press Freedom Day

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Nigerian journalists and all the stakeholders in the profession as they join their colleagues all over the globe to mark this year's World Press Freedom Day.

Bauchi community tackles construction company over pollution

Residents of Birshin Fulani village in Bauchi Local Government Area of Bauchi State have accused a construction company, Triacta Nigeria Limited of polluting their environment while blasting a rock located in the area for gravels and cracking their buildings.
Acting Governor Baba Tella made the observation at the weekend while updating reporters on efforts by the state to fight COVID-19.

Bauchi to establish coronavirus testing laboratory

Worried by the increasing number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state coupled with the rigours of going to Abuja for testing, Bauchi State Government has declared that it will soon establish its own testing laboratory.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest nine suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping in Yobe

The Police in Yobe State have arrested nine suspected criminals who were involved in armed robbery and kidnapping in various operations conducted in some parts of the state.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi governor recovers from coronavirus

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, said he has recovered from COVID-19.
Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.

Yobe inaugurates 22-man coronavirus taskforce committee

Yobe State Government on Tuesday in Damaturu inaugurated 22-man taskforce committee to prevent outbreak of the Coronavirus disease in the state.
Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.

Yobe governor appoints new press and media chief

Yobe Governor MaiMala Buni has appointed Mamman Mohammed, a journalist with newsmen, as his Director General for Press and Media.
Coach Martins

Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania name squad

French head coach Corentin Martins has called-up experienced forwards Moulaye Ahmed Khalil and Ismael Diakhite as well as youngsters Mohamed Dellah Yali and El Hacen El Id who plays for Real Valladolid in Spain for the competition.
Muhammed Ali Pate

Ali Pate: Why APC may lose Bauchi

A former Minister of State for Health, Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate, has warned that the All Progressives Congress, APC, can lose Bauchi State if it goes ahead with the indirect primary.
Yakubu Dogara

Yakubu Dogara: Why I returned to the PDP

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said he returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not because he was denied ticket to contest election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

2019: Bauchi APC adopts President Buhari, Governor Abubakar

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of the state as its presidential and gubernatorial candidates respectively for the 2019 general elections.

UNDP: Civilian JTF can constitute security threat

The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Saturday said over 30,000 Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) could constitute security threat worse than Boko Haram insurgency if they were not taken off the streets after the insurgency,

Yobe awards contract for N1.7 billion airport equipment

The Yobe State Government on Thursday awarded a N1.760 billion contract to United Aviation Services for the supply and installation of communication gadgets at the Damaturu International Cargo Airport under construction.

Senator Ibrahim: How I became Yobe governor in 1992 with N20,000

A former Governor of Yobe State and senator representing Yobe East Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Sen. Bukar Abba Ibrahim, on Monday, unveiled a book which he said would redefine Nigerian politics.

Official: Yobe government committed to providing potable water

Ahmed Usman, the General Manager, Yobe State Water Corporation, has restated the commitment of the state government to give the citizens potable water.

Nigerian Army constructs mini-dam in Yobe

The Nigerian Army, in its effort to promoting civil-military cooperation, constructed a mini dam for the people of Fika Local Government Area of Yobe.
INEC Continuous Voter Registration (CVR)

INEC: 1.3 million voters registered in Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Yobe says it has 1.3 million registered voters in the state, while Continuous Voter Registration is ongoing.

President Buhari weeps in Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari was, on Thursday, in Bauchi State, moved to tears by the devastation caused by the fire incident that gutted no fewer than 750 shops in the central market in Azare.

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Court remands man for allegedly raping, impregnating 19-year-old physically challenged girl

A Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, on Friday ordered that a 44-year-old man, Oluwagbenga Ogunjobi, who allegedly raped and impregnated a 19-year-old physically challenged girl, be remanded in a correctional centre.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF: President Buhari has approved Ibrahim Magu’s suspension

The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

President Buhari signs revised 2020 budget into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the N10.8 trillion revised 2020 budget into law.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Tokyo confirms another daily record of over 240 coronavirus cases

Tokyo reported more than 240 new coronavirus cases, on Friday, marking the highest daily increase for the second day in a row, according to broadcaster NHK.
The ongoing move to impeach Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has been stalled following refusal of the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Olaranwaju Akeredolu, to set up a seven-man investigative panel.

Impeachment: Ondo chief judge declines to set up panel on deputy governor

The ongoing move to impeach Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has been stalled following refusal of the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Olaranwaju Akeredolu, to set up a seven-man investigative panel.