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Chad's President Idriss Deby said on Saturday that Boko Haram jihadists would continue to wreak havoc in the Lake Chad region despite a huge military offensive against the group earlier this year.
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.
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.
Chadian soldiers on Wednesday repelled an incursion into a volatile northern gold-mining region from neighbouring Libya, the army said.
Three Chadian troops and a female civilian were killed early Thursday when jihadists attacked a military position on an island in Lake Chad, the military said.
About 1,200 troops from the neighbouring Chad were deployed to give combat support to Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram in 2019. The deployment was part of a regional agreement by countries around the Lake Chad to combat insurgency, which surpassed 10 years in mid-2019.
The Inter-party Advisory Committee (IPAC) in Bauchi State, has called for the early conduct of Local Government election to bring government closer to the people at the grassroots.
The Bauchi State Governor-elect, Sen. Bala Muhammed, said he was optimistic that the petition of outgoing governor, Muhammed Abubakar, and the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging his victory at the tribunal, would fail.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it has resumed the collation of the Bauchi State governorship election results for the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area (LGA) which was earlier suspended.
Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.
Women in Management, Business and Public Service, WIMBIZ, has described the shooting and killing of #ENDSARS protesters by the military at the Lekki Tollgate as unacceptable saying such barbaric act does not align with the tenets of democracy.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has lamented that its offices in Abia, Anambra, Delta, Edo, Imo, Lagos, and Enugu were attacked by hoodlums.
Manchester United face Chelsea at Old Trafford tomorrow hoping to pick up their first home result of the season.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Thursday, addressed the people of the state over the unfortunate hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests by miscreants, leading to acts of violence, criminality and destruction of public and private property.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has condemned the attack on the Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC), Uyo.