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Supreme Court ruling: Bauchi stands still as mammoth receive Governor Bala Mohammed

Following last Monday Supreme Court Judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, commercial and social activities stood still on Tuesday as thousands of supporters and residents of Bauchi trooped to the state capital from across the 20 LGAs to receive the Governor back to Bauchi saying that he has forgiven all those who wronged him in the process.
Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Hadiza Balarabe, on Sunday visited the scene of Saturday’s gas explosion in Sabon Tasha area of the state which killed six persons including Prof. Simon P. Mallam, Chairman of Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission.

Gas explosion: Kaduna government moves to enforce safety regulation

Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Hadiza Balarabe, on Sunday visited the scene of Saturday’s gas explosion in Sabon Tasha area of the state which killed six persons including Prof. Simon P. Mallam, Chairman of Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission.

DPR blames Kaduna gas explosion on illegal transfer of LPG to cylinders

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says preliminary investigations have revealed that the Kaduna gas explosion was caused by illegal decanting (transfer) of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) into another cylinder by operators of the facility.

Professor killed in Kaduna gas plant explosion

At least three people, including a professor, were killed and several others injured when an illegal gas plant caught fire and exploded on Saturday in Kaduna State.
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 attributes burning of Armored Vehicle in Yobe to electrical fault

The Nigerian army has attributed the fire incident that led to the complete burnt down of one of its Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV), in Yobe State to “electrical malfunctioning”.

NSCDC commends Jos-Bukuru residents for peaceful conduct at Christmas

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Plateau Command, has commended residents of Jos-Bukuru metropolis for conducting themselves peacefully during the Christmas festival.

Military armoured tank razed by fire in Damaturu

A military armoured tank on Monday caught fire in Damaturu, Yobe state causing several explosions from the vehicle.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops repel Boko Haram in Damaturu

Nigerian troops fought back Boko Haram insurgents at Gonar Bukar settlement on Gashua Road on the outskirts of Damaturu, the Yobe capital late on Sunday.

Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.

American University coaches take scholarship offers to Lagos

Talented secondary school students based in the Lagos metropolis and beyond will, this month, have a rare opportunity of playing themselves into universities in the United States of America, with full scholarship offers from two coaches from God’s Own Country.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.

Lagos government prosecutes nine environmental offenders

The Lagos State Environment Sanitation Corp (LAGESC) on Thursday arraigned a total of nine persons arrested on Wednesday 27th November 2019 for violating the Environmental Law of the State before the Special Offences Court, (Environmental Unit) Samuel Ilori Court in Ogba.

Man drags estranged wife to court for changing children’s school without consent

A man, Yusuf Buhari, on Friday, dragged his estranged wife, Hadiza Muhammad, to a Sharia Court, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, for changing the school of their two female children without his consent.

Two dead, one injured as robbers attack residents of Ibadan

Unspecified number of armed robbers violently swooped on residents of Olomi area of Ibadan, in Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo state, on Tuesday night, leaving two people dead and one other person seriously injured.

Man, wife, son found dead in Makurdi

Tragedy struck again in Makurdi, the Benue State capital when the dead bodies of a man identified as Greg Indyor, his wife, Linda and their son, of about six years, Terkumawuese were on Friday discovered in their room.

Kano government kicks as court dissolves new emirates

A Kano State High Court presided over by Justice Usman Na’Abba, yesterday dissolved the four new emirates created by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in May, this year.

One killed, 12 injured in Shi’ite Maulud procession

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) said one of its members was killed by the police and 12 others injured during Maulud processions in the northwest Kaduna city.

Security operatives arrest four Shiites members in Kaduna

A combined team of the Nigerian police, Army and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Kaduna state have arrested four members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) during their violent protest in Zaria.

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Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

National Assembly urged to strengthen oversight on defence sector

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the National Assembly to strengthen its legislative oversight on defence in order to restore integrity, reduce leakages and promote accountability in the defence and security sector.

NOC to inaugurate commissions in Lagos on Wednesday

In a landmark event in the annals of the Olympic Movement history in Nigeria, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has concluded plans to formally inaugurate it’s various Commissions on Wednesday in Lagos.

Ivorian legend Didier Drogba to play in Australian bushfire charity game

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba will team up with the likes of former Manchester United duo Dwight Yorke and Ji-sung Park in a charity match in Australia to raise money following the fires which have left more than 30 dead and thousands of homes destroyed since September.
Alexis Sanchez believes his failure to shine in a dismal 18 months at Manchester United prior to joining Inter Milan on loan was due to a lack of opportunities.

Manchester United rule out Alexis Sanchez permanent move to Inter Milan

Manchester United are reportedly ready to bring Alexis Sanchez back to the club for next season once his loan at Inter Milan ends, ruling out any hope of a permanent deal.

Governor Bello takes oath of office for second term

Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was on Monday inaugurated for a second term in office with a pledge to develop the state into Nigeria’s foremost and most secure emerging commercial hub.