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Malam Umar Kiri, a commercial driver was rewarded by the Yobe State government for honestly returning the sum of N1,380,000 to its rightful owner.
Mr Ishyaku Abbo, the Senator representing Adamawa (North), has urged the Federal Government to channel more funds to the Northeast for the feeding and upkeep of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in the region.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday released 601 ex-Boko Haram members after undergoing six months de-radicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration (DRR) programme in Gombe State.
Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial district, Elisha Ishaku Abbo, has accused governor Ahmadu Fintiri of making false claims over the donation of transformers to some communities in the State.
The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, on Wednesday said he has authorised the use of chloroquine as a medication for the treatment of COVID-19.
The Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, a rights group, has described as strange the inclusion of Northern representatives on the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying since North is not part of Niger Delta region, Federal Government should immediately delist them.
The Federal Government has reiterated its determination to continue to procure sophisticated weapons to keep the nation’s military in good fighting shape, saying the country will take delivery of Super Tucano fighter jets in 2020.
House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday announced the chairmen of the 109 standing committees.
The Federal Government on Monday announced plans to establish a commission for the control of illegal firearms in the country.
Former Vice President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) Bill into law.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has surprisingly hinted that he mismanaged Paul Pogba, particularly at the start of this season.
Juventus are in talks to renew Paulo Dybala's contract, but managing director Fabio Paratici revealed the club's coronavirus scare made negotiations difficult.
The United Nations, UN, has said the vandals that attacked its assets in Calabar, Cross River State, were out to discredit peaceful protests against police brutality.
Hoodlums on Sunday attacked the head office of Complete Sports newspapers in Okota, Lagos.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has announced an indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew from 8 pm to 7 am in the state effective from Sunday, October 25, 2020.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said the government has proscribed the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Non-Academic Staff Union and others at the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki to guarantee stable academic calendar.
Former deputy senate president and patron of the forum, Ibrahim Mantu, General Jeremiah Useni insisted that the both parties must sit down and talk “we should not allow what happened in the Arab countries to happen here because none of the Arab countries are better off after that so we must learn our our lesson from what has happened there, are they better? No they are worst than what has happened before.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented the loss of lives and properties suffered in different parts of the country as hoodlums hijacked the #EndSARS protests against police brutality and extrajudicial killings.
As part of measures to respond to the demands of the youths in Imo State who joined their counterparts across the country in #EndSARS protests, Governor Hope Uzodinma announced on Saturday a N6 billion take-off fund for a youth empowerment programme in the State.
The death toll in the collapse of a three-story church building in eastern Ghana rose to 21, rescue officials said on Friday, as more bodies were pulled from the rubble.