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The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab four ‘armed robbers, kidnappers’ in Yobe

Yobe State Command of the Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested four suspected armed robbers and kidnappers in some parts of the state.
“They are Munkailu Liman Isah aka Babban Driver ’m’ 32yrs, Abdullahi Saminu aka Danmunafiki ‘m’ 21yrs and Aminu Usman ‘m’ 22yrs. This brings the number of persons arrested to eight.

Police: Some Nigerians supporting terrorists

The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest three suspects linked to attack on Yobe monarch

The police on Sunday announced the arrest of three suspects involved in the attack on the Emir of Potiskum, Umar Bubaram.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari sends message to Emir of Potiskum after bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would spare no efforts in tracking down criminals who have become a nightmare in the lives of Nigeria, high or low.
For Ishaku Abbo, 2019 will definitely ranked as a good year as he had the privilege of joining the upper chamber of National Assembly with his victory in the February 23 election into the Adamawa North Senatorial District.

Senator Abbo: I was a labourer 20 years ago

With the year 2019 coming to a close in less than three days, many Nigerians are taking stock of the progress they have made in the various areas of their lives in the past 12 months.

Yobe traders admonish government on fairness in shops allocation ahead of construction of ultra-modern...

Traders displaced at the Damaturu market have appealed to Yobe government to ensure justice in allocation of shops at the ultra modern market slated for construction by the state government.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: 12 Shiites ‘killed’ across Nigeria on Ashura Day

A Nigerian Shiite organisation, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), said 12 of its members were killed in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday.
IMN Ashura procession in Yobe — in pictures

Shiites observe peaceful Ashura in Potiskum

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites on Tuesday observed their annual Ashura procession in Potiskum, Yobe State.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Yobe government to rehabilitate public infrastructure destroyed by insurgency

The Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni says his administration will reconstruct public infrastructures destroyed by the insurgency to facilitate resettlement and rehabilitation of the affected communities.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

Eid el Kabir: FRSC deploys 35,000 personnel, 737 patrol vehicles

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed no fewer than 35, 000 regular and special marshals across the country for the Eid el Kabir celebrations.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Judiciary is justice, consistent

The Yobe chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday, said that the consistency of the judiciary on justice would strengthen Nigeria’s democracy and promote the rule of law.
Atiku Abubakar

Tribunal: PDP, Atiku Abubakar running out of time to present 400 witnesses

The chance of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the Feb.23 presidential election to present 400 witnesses listed in their petition against President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election within the remaining three days continued to tick away.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

EU launches €26 million recovery programmes for 52,000 households in Yobe

The European Union has launched two projects with €26 million funding support to assist 52,000 households in Yobe state.
Mai Mala Buni

EU inaugurates €26 million recovery project in Yobe

The European Union (EU) has said it has launched €26 million (Euros) project in Yobe state to strengthen recovery and resilience of internally displaced persons and other vulnerable groups.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Yobe elections: APC leads 10 local governments

Collation of election results for the gubernatorial election in Yobe state has been adjourned to 4 pm today.

Retiree attempts suicide inside NUJ secretariat in Bauchi

A retired teacher simply identified as Alhamdu has reportedly attempted to take his own life by committing suicide on Monday, under a tree at the premises of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Bauchi State Council in Bauchi.

Governor Gaidam approves payment of liabilities for retirees, deceased workers

Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved N302, 294, 298.21 for the payment of liabilities for a total of 316 local government staff comprising 256 retirees and the next-of-kin of 58 deceased workers.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria records 23 new cases of coronavirus

For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus cases will soon reach one million globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.

Warri residents comply with coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

Coronavirus lockdown: Better to stay hungry to be alive than die eating – Rivers...

Governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday appealed for patience and support of tense Rivers state populace to defeat Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the impact of State Government preventive orders bites harder on the people.
Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Harry Redknapp warns Harry Kane could leave Tottenham over lack of trophies

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.