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Kebbi boat mishap: 97 bodies now recovered – governor

Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi says no fewer than 97 bodies have so far been recovered from the recent boat mishap at Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area of the state.
FILE PHOTO - A man takes a picture as the body of one of the victims of a boat accident is being retrieved from the boat in Kebbi, Nigeria May 27, 2021. Nema-Handout via REUTERS

Kebbi boat mishap: Senate donates N10 million to victims’ families

The Senate has donated N10 million to the families of victims of the Warrah boat mishap in Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
FILE PHOTO - A man takes a picture as the body of one of the victims of a boat accident is being retrieved from the boat in Kebbi, Nigeria May 27, 2021. Nema-Handout via REUTERS

Kebbi boat mishap: 92 dead bodies recovered so far

Eleven additional bodies of the victims of last Wednesday’s boat mishap in Warra town of Ngaski local government area of Kebbi state have been recovered.
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Kebbi boat mishap: NGF donates N50 million to families of victims

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has donated N50 million to families of victims who died in a boat mishap in Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi.
Governor Aminu Masari has ordered all boarding schools shut in Katsina a day after bandits abducted some students of Kankara Government Science Secondary School, 97 Kms from the capital..

Katsina governor: Kebbi boat mishap a major national tragedy

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State, has said that the recent boat mishap in Warrah, in Ngaski Local Government of Kebbi State was a major national tragedy .
FILE PHOTO - A man takes a picture as the body of one of the victims of a boat accident is being retrieved from the boat in Kebbi, Nigeria May 27, 2021. Nema-Handout via REUTERS

Kebbi boat mishap: AGF visits scene of incident

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, (SAN) has visited Kebbi State to commiserate with the people of the State over the incident of boat mishap in the state.
FILE PHOTO - A man takes a picture as the body of one of the victims of a boat accident is being retrieved from the boat in Kebbi, Nigeria May 27, 2021. Nema-Handout via REUTERS

Kebbi boat mishap: 81 dead bodies recovered so far – governor

Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has said that as of Saturday, 81 dead bodies have so far been recovered from Wednesday’s boat mishap in Warra in Ngaski Local Government Area.
Zamfara State Governor Muhammad Bello Matawalle has urged Nigerian youths to participate in politics, saying the country would collapse without their active involvement in politics.

Boat mishap: Zamfara condoles Kebbi, donates N30 million

Zamfara State Government on Saturday condoled with Kebbi State Government over the recent boat mishap at Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
FILE PHOTO - A man takes a picture as the body of one of the victims of a boat accident is being retrieved from the boat in Kebbi, Nigeria May 27, 2021. Nema-Handout via REUTERS

HYPPADEC donates N300 million to families of Kebbi boat mishap

The Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) has announced a cash donation of N million to families of the boat accident in Wara, Kebbi State.
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Paris, France, called on European countries and global financial institutions to consider reducing devastating effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on African economies by restructuring debt portfolios, opting for complete reliefs and releasing vaccines to the continent, which is still behind in protecting majority of its citizens.

President Buhari mourns as 158 feared dead in Kebbi boat mishap

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday described the reported capsizing of a boat in Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State as devastating, offering his condolences to the families of those affected by the tragedy.

Many feared dead in Kebbi boat mishap

Many people, including children and women, are feared dead after a boat in which they were travelling capsized in Kebbi State on Wednesday.
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Man arrested for ‘sexual abuse’ of 12-year old girl

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kebbi State has arrested a 42 year-old man for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC arrest man for ‘defiling’ minor in Kebbi

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a 42-year-old man over alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl in Kebbi.
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Kebbi governor condoles families of six persons killed in Ngaski

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, has condoled with three communities in Ngaski Local Government Area of the state over the killing of six persons by “Yan Sakai, a local vigilante group in the area.

Senator Na’Allah donates PHC facility to Kebbi

Sen. Bala Ibn Na’Allah has constructed and handed-over a grade one Primary Health Care (PHC) facility at Kanya, Danko-Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi.
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Kebbi government approves N464 million for women empowerment, others

The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.

Official: FERMA completes two road projects appropriated to Kebbi in 2020

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) in Kebbi has completed two road projects out of three appropriated to the state in 2020, the agency’s Maintenance Engineer, Mr Rilwanu Usman, has said.

NiMet predicts hazy, sunny weather activities Monday to Wednesday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
NEMA delegates with Acting Commandant of 1 Battalion Nigerian Army, Dukku Barracks, Birnin Kebbi, Major Ibinabo Orumabo and SEMA team at Dukku Barracks

Flood: NEMA chief seeks desilting river channels, canals, shelters for victims

The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu A Muhammad (retd), has urged the State governments across Nigeria to start desilting river channels, canals to control flooding across the country and made provisions of shelters for evacuated victims.
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

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Bandits invaded the Federal Government Girls College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State on Thursday afternoon, kidnapped many students and killed some policemen.

Kebbi school attack: More than 80 students, 5 teachers abducted, policeman killed

Gunmen killed a police officer and kidnapped at least 80 students and five teachers from a school in the Nigerian state of Kebbi, police, residents and a teacher said.
Tina Turner and Jay-Z feature among the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class, the organization announced Wednesday.

Jay-Z files lawsuit against Hip-Hop photographer Jonathan Mannion in likeness dispute

Jay-Z is suing Jonathan Mannion in a lawsuit concerning the use of his likeness in photographs sold and used by the hip-hop photographer, as TMZ reports and Pitchfork can confirm via court documents.
Now, Apple CEO Tim Cook, has spoken out against the practice of side-loading apps onto iPhones in an interview with Brut America.

Tim Cook: Android has more malware than iOS

One of the best things about Android compared to iOS is the greater level of control users are given, with side-loading of apps being one of the biggest benefits.
A new report by the World Bank has indicated that the execution of major infrastructural projects in Nigeria was being driven by foreign sponsors.

World Bank faults Nigeria’s foreign exchange management system

“Significant spreads between the official, the IEFX, and the parallel exchange rate persisted throughout 2020 and as of April 2021, the spread between the official and the IEFX rate was estimated at 8% and between the IEFX and the parallel rate, reached 18% (the spread between the official and the parallel rate was 27%),” the World Bank added.
“They merit our attention and support, not just with humanitarian aid, but in finding solutions to their plight,’’ UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said.

UN: Record number of people displaced in 2020 than ever

Despite the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, more people were displaced worldwide in 2020 than ever before.

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UNICEF: Kidnapping of schoolchildren threat to education in Nigeria

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has lamented that the mass abduction of school children, particularly girls in Nigeria, is posing a serious threat to the future of children and development of education in the country.
The Football Association urged fans to “respect the wishes” of England’s players when they take the knee before Sunday’s Euro 2020 clash with Croatia amid a simmering row over the gesture.

Euro 2020: UEFA reiterates zero tolerance for racism

European football ruling body UEFA will support protests against racism during the Euro 2020 matches, including if the referees join and take a knee.

JUSUN applauds minister for support during industrial action

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has thanked the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, for his support during the period of her industrial action to press home her demands for a free, fair and independent judiciary in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N5.6 billion for the establishment of oxygen production plants in each of the 36 states of the country and the federal capital territory.

President Buhari flags off NLNG Train-7 project in Rivers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, flagged off the construction of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas train 7 project, in Bonny, Rivers State.
Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North chairman Abdelaziz al-Hilu addresses delegates after signing a declaration of principles between Sudanese Transitional government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North in Juba, South Sudan March 28, 2021. REUTERS/Jok Solomun

Sudan says progress made in peace talks with rebel leader

Sudanese authorities adjourned talks on Tuesday with the most powerful rebel leader from the country's south, saying they had agreed on more than three-quarters of a framework peace deal.