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Northern youths under the aegis of Arewa Youths for Peace and Security (AYPS) have rejected a call for political parties to jettison zoning in the choice of presidential candidates for the 2023 general election.
Kano State Government on Sunday said no fewer than 1, 213 Almajiris have been evacuated to their state of origin.
The Kano State government has confirmed that the State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, was among the 22 patients that were discharged after testing negative for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Deposed Kano emir Muhammadu Sanusi is likely to leave Awe, a community in Nassarawa State, where he is exiled by the Kano State Government.
Controversy now trails the banishing of the former Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhamad Sanusi, as the Kano State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Ibrahim Mukhtar, has denied that the State Government ordered the banishment of the former Emir.
Scores of youth stormed the Kano Hisbah office on Wednesday over an alleged blasphemy song against the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
The Department of State Services said it had arrested Isaiah Suwe, an accomplice of the notorious kidnapper, Terwase Akwaza (aka Ghana), at Takum in Taraba.
Troops of 23 Brigade deployed in Wukari, Taraba State on Exercise Ayem Akpatuma and a team of the Department of State Services from Jalingo conducted a cordon and search within Takum on Saturday during which three suspects were arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Hon. Hosea Ibi, a member of the Taraba State House of Assembly.
Troops of Nigerian Army on Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA while on patrol at Gidan Kiya village, Ibbi Local Government Area of Taraba State, have recovered locally made pistol with one live cartridge.
Troops of 93 Battalion, 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army, on exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) on Tuesday seized a pump action rifle displayed for sale in Taraba.
The Technical Sub-Committee of the National Economic Council on Herdsmen/Farmers Crises, on Tuesday urged Taraba government to review existing Anti-Open Grazing Law to accommodate all interests in the state.
Taraba State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Dave Akinremi, has said men of his command shot and killed a suspected armed robber in Bali local government area of the state during the general stop and search operation conducted on Saturday.
The Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA), in Taraba State, on Monday, petitioned the Federal Government over continued attacks and killings of Tiv and other farmers in the state, alleging that it was a deliberate scheme to destabilise farmers and steal their harvests.
No fewer than four Tiv villagers were killed in Ngutswen village, near Wurojam in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State, barely 9 hours after Governor Darius Ishaku raised alarm over a plot to attack the state by Fulani herdsmen.
At the meeting, the Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, in his opening remarks, said: “Today’s meeting is a turning point for mangrove ecosystems in Ogoniland. Using the knowledge and experience of the experts assembled here today, together, we will be able to restore the mangroves and improve the lives of the Ogoni communities who are affected every day by the devastating pollution.”
Faced with new competition from Apple, Amazon today announced that it will no longer charge an added fee for the “HD” tier of Amazon Music that lets customers stream audio at CD quality and above. From now on, lossless audio will be available to all Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers at no extra charge. Billboard was first to report the development.
Gov. Bala Mohammmed of Bauchi, on Monday inaugurated a committee to monitor the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, in order to enhance speedy dispensation of justice in the state.
Some Lagos-based lawyers on Monday expressed concern over the effect of the ongoing strike by the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), on police stations across the nation.
South Africa’s failure to tackle toxic levels of air pollution produced by burning coal is a violation its post-Apartheid constitution, activists and a U.N. rights expert will say in court on Monday.
The former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday called on the Imo state commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, to release two of his political allies, Mr Ojukwu Ukonu and Mr Casmir Ugbo, who were arrested by the Anti-kidnapping department of the police.
The Imo state police command on Friday said that it had arrested four suspects in connection with the razing of Okigwe South Area Police Command Headquarters.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee, (PSC) on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, has clarified misrepresentation in the briefing of the PSC on Monday.
Former military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has disclosed that he used to advise the government on the security challenges facing the country but he does not make noise about it.
Donny van de Beek has been accused by Marco van Basten of leaving Ajax for Manchester United with a "big boy" attitude, with the Dutch icon of the opinion that too many players depart Amsterdam believing that they have already made it.