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Armed bandits killed 11 villagers and an Army Captain in a series of attacks across communities in Katsina and Niger State in the past few days, according to a report.
Armed bandits have attacked 17 communities in Rafi and Shiroro local government areas of Niger state leaving five people dead.
The Niger State Government has donated N27 million worth of relief materials to flood victims in Rafin-Gora community in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state.
The Niger State Government has commenced the distribution of relief materials worth N65 million to victims of flood in 40 communities of Lapai and Mokwa Local Government Areas of the state.
The Nigerian Air Force says it is offering free medical services to more than 1,000 persons displaced by flood in Niger State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to with immediate effect provide building materials to the new resettlement site for communities affected by flood in Niger State in order to ease their hardship.
As about 17 out of the 25 local governments in Niger State have been affected by flood since this year’s rainy season set in, the state Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has identified 11 areas where flood victims would be resettled.
The Niger State Government says it has spent about N674 million on buying assorted relief materials and cash assistance to flood affected persons in the state.
Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has stated that seven bridges have been submerged by flood in the recent increased rainfall in the state even as he sought for federal government help to lift the burden of the natural disaster on the state.
The Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have announced a closure of their offices on Friday, February 22, in observance of the public holiday declared by the federal government.
No fewer than three pupils who were being conveyed to their school and five other persons said to be passengers of a commuter bus have died in an early morning accident involving a sewage tanker, a tricycle and a commuter bus.
German police confirmed Thursday that a Manchester City fan is in a critical condition following an alleged assault after the Premier League club’s Champions League match against Schalke.
Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be fully prepared to conduct the rescheduled elections to be adjudged as seamless and efficient.
Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, admitted a document tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Martins Thomas, a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Wednesday said it intercepted a wooden boat with outboard engines and 1,400 jerry cans of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) all valued at N20 million.
The Sixth Division of Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered a plot to use armed thugs in fake military uniforms to cause confusion in Saturday’s rescheduled polls.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The ruling All Progressives Congress Friday alleged that the People’s Democratic Party is planning “using faceless bloggers to attack frontline security agencies” in order to discredit the presidential polls holding on Saturday.
Two men Randy Baiyebor and Rasaki Jinodu, who allegedly broke into the apartment of a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) were on Thursday arraigned in an Ebutte Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.