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Gunmen injure three policemen in Katsina

Unidentified gunmen thought to be bandits on Monday attacked the residence of one Alhaji Sa’adu Dan Bagalo, 50, of Kofar Kudu, Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina State and abducted him.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Kano custodial centre nabs suspected female drug trafficker

The Kano Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has arrested a visitor (name withheld) to the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kano State (MSCC).
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Kebbi council poll: Low turnout of voters as voting begins

Voting has begun peacefully at Dr Gulama polling unit 007, and G/Kundi Zouro polling unit in Nassarawa ward of Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area of Kebbi State with a low turnout of voters recorded.
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Police arraign student for alleged battery theft

A Kabua Grade I Area Court in Abuja has ordered 22-year-old student, Sodiq Adamu, to be remanded in Nassarawa Correctional Facility for allegedly stealing a car battery.

Amnesty: 19 journalists attacked in Nigeria within nine months

The Amnesty International has launched a report chronicling attacks on the press in Nigeria since 2015.
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Four countries, 12 states storm Kebbi for international Taekwondo competition

Four African countries including 12 States of Nigeria are currently participating in the three days Taekwondo competition in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi state , Nigeria.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.
National President of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Mr Kolade David Alabi has promised to meet with Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on the dissolution of council chairmen.

ALGON denies sacking national leader

The National Executive Council of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) has dismissed a purported communique stating it has removed its national president, Kolade Alabi.

Kano Hisbah tells public to expose sex workers in their domain

The Kano State Hisbah Board has called on members of the public to report and expose the activities of prostitutes in their domains for a speedy development of the state.

Tribunal strikes out PDP’s petition against Senator Al-Makura

The National and State Houses of Assembly Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, on Friday, struck out the petition filed by the the PDP and Sen. Suleiman Adokwe, challenging the election of Sen Tanko Al-Almakura of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the Nassarawa South Senatorial seat.
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Kano tribunal: You’ve no case – Kano governor tells PDP candidate

Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said that the suit filed against his victory by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the governorship polls is weighed down by the burden of proof.g
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Hamisu Wadume: I’m a political thug, not a kidnapper

Suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Balla, a.k.a Wadume, who has been in the middle of the raging storm between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police over the murder of three police operatives and two civilians by soldiers in Ibi town, Taraba state has finally opened up and made startling revelations.

NCC: Telecoms infrastructure vandalism affecting service

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the spate of vandalism of telecoms infrastructure across the country has resulted in slowing the pace of growth of services.

How 10 year-old girl was impregnated and gave birth through caesarean

Miss Masenengen Targba, a 10 year-old Tiv girl from Guma local government area in Benue state can said to be very unfortunate female child as life has not been kind to her.

Tribunal: PDP requested for Kano rerun – witness

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kano state chapter urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the Gama ward results in the March 9th governorship election, its Nassarawa Local Government Coalition Agent, Umar Tanko Yakasai has disclosed.

Kano NYSC offers free medical services to IDPs, orphans

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano State on Thursday rendered free medical services and donated some essential commodities to some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and orphans in the state.

Police nab two for kidnapping, killing eight-year old girl

Two suspects have been arrested by operatives of the Kano State Police Command for kidnapping and killing an eight-year-old girl, Aisha Umar.

Kogi seeks UNICEF’s support on basic education

The Kogi Government on Tuesday solicited more support from UNICEF towards providing quality education in the state.

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Bayelsa/Kogi elections: Presidency urges PDP to accept defeat with grace

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PTAD assures pensioners no one’ll touch their funds

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has assured government retirees that their money was safely kept in the Central Bank of Nigeria coffers under the Treasury Single Account policy.
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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC: Fake corps members prosecuted, jailed

The National Youth Service Corps has said that some of the arrested fake corps members during the Batch B Orientation Exercise have been prosecuted in court and jailed.