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NGO seeks open government partnership against corruption

A nongovernmental organisation (NGO) has rallied advocated adoption of Open Government Partnership (OGP) by the various state governments to promote transparency in governance.

ICPC set to track constituency projects in 12 states

The Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is set to commence tracking of its first phase of constituency projects in 12 states.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF jets bombard more terrorist camps in Sambisa Forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its fighter jets on counterinsurgency operations in the northeast have bombarded more terrorist locations at Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
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NEMA distributes livelihood materials to natural disasters victims in Yobe

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed livelihood materials to no fewer than 700 victims of flood and windstorm disasters in three local government areas of Yobe.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Ohaneze urges President Buhari to give SGF position to Southeast

Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give the southeast the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).

Troops kill Boko Haram terrorist

Troops have rescued two women and six children from Boko Haram terrorists as they laid ambush on fleeing members of the insurgents in Gwadala village, Borno State.
1 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF aircraft neutralises several insurgents at Alafa, Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has neutralised several terrorists and obliterated a major tactical command centre of insurgents operating in Sambisa Forest in Borno.

NSCDC announces arrest of Boko Haram bomb materials supplier

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno on Wednesday announced the arrest of one Aliyu Muhammed, a 24-year-old suspected Boko Haram Improvised Explosive Device (IED) materials supplier in Maiduguri.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian Air Force degrades Boko Haram in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force said on Monday that the Boko Haram Terrorists have been degraded in northern Borno following air strikes at their structures and hideouts.
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Transition committee suggests ways to make Adamawa ‘Japan of the North’

The transition committee which the Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, constituted to review the activities of the outgoing government and suggest the constitution and running of his own government, has recommended the training and establishment of youths in gainful employment as a way to turn the state into ‘Japan of the North.’

Senator Ekweremadu: Nigeria needs peace to develop

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu says Nigeria needs peace to develop as a people.

Victims Support Fund to launch 2019 rain-fed farming intervention in Northeast

The Victims Support Fund (VSF) in continuation of the implementation of its 2019 programmes targeted at restoring livelihood to victims of insurgency is set to launch its agro based intervention in Borno.

Ninth Assembly: Reps speakership aspirant formally withdraws from race for Femi Gbajabiamila

A member of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Buba (APC, Adamawa) has formally withdrawn from contesting the position of the 9th Speaker of the House.

Senator Ndume: North East deserves articulate representative as Senate president

The senator representing Borno South in the National Assembly, Mohammed Ali Ndume, has said that the North East deserves an articulate representative as Senate President.

North East elders, stakeholders backs Senator Ndume for Senate President

Elders and stakeholders from the North East geopolitical and the North Central chapter of the National Councillors Forum has thrown their weight behind the candidacy of Senator Ali Ndume for the position of the President of the Senate, saying Ndume was needed at this point in time to stabilise the relationship between the legislature and the executive.
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Former Governor Bafarawa asks federal government to address insecurity, tighten borders for illicit weapons

The former Sokoto State governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, has called on the federal government to change its strategy in addressing the nations numerous security challenges.
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Five Nigerian troops, 33 MNJTF soldiers feared killed in Boko Haram attacks

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), the IS-linked faction of Boko Haram, Tuesday claimed to have killed, at least, five Nigerian troops and 33 soldiers of the Multinational Joint Task Force are feared dead in a double attack.
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Boko Haram attacks Adamawa village, kills 26

At least 26 people were feared killed and several others injured in a suspected Boko Haram attack on Monday at the Madagali area of Adamawa State.

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Governor Masari swears in SSG, seven permanent secretaries

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State Wednesday swore in the re-appointed Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mustapha Inuwa and seven Permanent Secretaries in the State’s Civil Service, with a warning to Civil Servants to shun partisanship in the discharge of their service to the people.

ILO wants more African participation in global youth initatives

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Regional Director for Africa, Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, wants more participation of African countries in the Global Youth Initiative by emulating the examples of Nigeria.

Senator Umaru insists 69 people killed in Niger bandit attack

Former Senator of the Niger East Senatorial District, Senator David Umaru has insisted that 69 people were killed by armed bandits in the Shiroro Attack.

Tribunal reverses FIRS’s N29.2 VAT on bank

The Tax Appeal Tribunal, sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, reversed N29.2 million Federal Inland Revenue Service’s (FIRS) imposed as value added tax on Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki reads ‘Riot Act’ to troublemakers

Edo Government has threatened to deal decisively with individuals or groups causing problem in the state in the wake of inauguration of some members of State House of Assembly.