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Recruitment: Police release names of successful candidates

This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.

40-year-old drowns in Kano

Tragedy struck on Tuesday in Dawakin Tofa local government area of Kano state when a 40-year-old man, Muhammad Muhammad, died after drowning in a pond.

Two-year-old, two others die in Kano fire

The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of three persons following an early morning fire on Wednesday at a flat at Gayawa Tsohowa in Ungogo Local Government Area of the state.
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Three die in Kano fire

The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of three persons following an early morning fire on Wednesday at a flat at Gayawa Tsohowa, in Ungogo Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

20-year-old drowns in Kano pond

A 20-year-old man, Sani Iliyasu, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Bachirawa, Darerawa in Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano State, the Public Relations Officer, Kano State Fire Service, Malam Saidu Mohammed said.

Kano fire service receives 11 false alarms in two weeks

The Kano State Fire Service on Tuesday said 11 out of the 73 distress calls it received in two weeks were false, possibly from prank callers.

16-year old boy drowns in Kano pond

A 16-year-old boy, Shahid Lawal, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Bacharawa Ramin Kasa, Fagge Local Government Area in Kano State.

Kano fire service saves 16 lives, valuables in July

The Kano State Fire Service said it saved 16 lives and goods worth N15 million from 32 fire incidents across the state in July alone.

$1.8 billion underpayment: DPR disowns Mobil’s deal with federal government over three oil blocs’...

The Department of Petroleum Resources has dissociated itself from an alleged Federal Government’s deal with Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (ExxonMobil) clearing the company to pay $665m instead of $2.5bn for the renewal fees for three oil blocs in 2009.

Association hands over fake, substandard agro products to NAFDAC

National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Taraba state office says the association of Agro-Input dealers has handed over to it fake and substandard agro inputs worth millions of Naira.

Kano fire service receives 31 distress calls in two weeks

The Kano State Fire Service says it received 31 distress calls from different parts of the state within the last two weeks.

20-year-old man drowns in Kano

A 20-year-old man, Mustapha Abdullahi, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Kofar Mata by Hauran Balago Municipal in Kano.

Fire razes six shops in Kano market

Six temporary shops were burnt down at Kofar Ruwa Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Rodi) in Kano on Sunday night as firefighters battled to curtail its spread.
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NNPC assures transparent selection of off-takers for sales of Natural gas

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the selection process for off-takers for the sales and purchase of natural gas liquid resources will be transparent.

Eleven-year-old girl dies in well in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service on Tuesday confirmed the death of an 11-year-old girl, Fatima Abdullahi, in a well in Zaura Ganduje, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state.

Teenager drowns in Kano pond

A teenager, Umar Murtala, on Sunday evening drowned in a pond at Gwazaye, opposite the Abacha Youth Centre in Gwale LGA of Kano State.
As part of efforts to mitigate the impacts of seismic hazards and earthquakes, the Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated the Centre for Geodesy and Geo-dynamics in Toro, Bauchi State.

Earthquakes: Federal government inaugurates geodesy, geo-dynamics centre in Bauchi

As part of efforts to mitigate the impacts of seismic hazards and earthquakes, the Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated the Centre for Geodesy and Geo-dynamics in Toro, Bauchi State.

Boy drowns in pond in Kano

An 18-year-old boy, Aminu Mu’azu, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Kurna Dorawar Dillali in the Dala Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State.

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Juergen Schedema, the Log Yard Manager of the ICC, was discovered dead early Wednesday morning, January 22.

German businessman shot dead in Liberia

Details of the incident are unclear, however, a government statement gave his name as Juergen Schedema and local media reported that he worked as a manager in a logging firm in the West African state.
China Eastern Airlines crew wear face masks after arriving in Australia on Thursday. There has been a rush for masks among people living in China amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan in December [Joel Carrett-EPA]

China advises against travel to Wuhan as coronavirus deaths surge

Chinese authorities have urged people to stop travelling in and out of Wuhan, the city at the centre of a new virus outbreak that has killed 17 people.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after he returned to action for Leicester City in their 4-1 win against West Ham United, in Wednesday’s Premier League game.

Brendan Rodgers praises Wilfred Ndidi’s ‘remarkable’ return from injury

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has opened up on Wifred Ndidi’s ‘remarkable’ return.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna introduces electronic traffic enforcement

The Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Authority (KASTLEA) is being automated to make traffic enforcement in more efficient, a government statement said on Wednesday.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen, raises the alarm over threat to life

Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, Senior Special Assistant, (SSA) Edo State Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking Issues, on Wednesday cried out over what he described a series of threats to his life.