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Jihadists kill at least 11 in northeast Nigeria attack

At least 11 civilians were killed when IS-aligned jihadists invaded a town in northeast Nigerian Yobe state, an official and residents told AFP on Saturday.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Govenror Sani-Bello pardons 46 inmates in Niger

Niger State Governor Abubakar Bello has granted an unconditional pardon to 46 inmates in various Correctional Centres in the state.

Bandits kill 6, displace 600, rustle over 500 cattle in Niger

Armed bandits have again raided two local government areas of Niger State, killing no fewer than six people.
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Umar Nasko: I cannot be intimidated

The Peoples Democratic Party Governorship (PDP) candidate for next year’s election, Alhaji Mohammed Umar Nasko, has said he cannot be intimidated by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration as he is determined to liberate the people of Niger State from the hardship inflicted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) government in the past three years.

ADC inaugurates governorship campaign committee in Niger

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Niger State Monday inaugurated a 50-man governorship campaign committee where the party promised to focus its attention on the reform of the entire education sector in the state.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Abubakar Sani-Bello signs 2019 appropriation bill

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, on Wednesday signed into law the 2019 appropriation bill at the Government House, Minna, the state capital.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government to spend N2 billion on motorcycles for teachers

The Niger state government on Friday said it would spend over N2 billion on procurement of motorcycles for 10,000 primary and junior secondary school teachers, to facilitate their movement to hard-to-reach areas in the state.

Maikanti Baru: No crude oil found in Bida Basin yet

The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has put to rest the false claims making the rounds across the country that commercial quantities of crude oil have been discovered in the Bida Basins, pointing out that the claim is not only alarming but untrue.

Niger Speaker: Why local government autonomy bill didn’t scale through

Facts have emerged as to why the local government autonomy amendment bill did not scale through at the state houses of assembly and the National assembly.

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Lee Jun-seok became the youngest leader of any major political party in democratic South Korean history, elected by party delegates and through public polls to head the People Power Party.

South Korea conservatives pick upstart to retake presidential office

A 36-year-old South Korean startup founder was elected leader of the conservative opposition party on Friday and pledged to win over voters increasingly disillusioned with traditional rough-and-tumble politics and retake the presidency next year.

Telecoms workers to commence three-day warning strike

The Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN), has planned a three-day warning strike to protest what it described as the “Precarious Working Conditions and Gross Disregard for Laws and Institutions of Nigeria by Employers in Telecommunications and Communications Sector.”
Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) has celebrated veteran comedian, Chief Chika Okpala, popularly known as Chief Zebrudaya (ZB) alias 4.30, for using his craft to promote unity in the country.

Group celebrates veteran comedian Chief Zebrudaya at 71

Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) has celebrated veteran comedian, Chief Chika Okpala, popularly known as Chief Zebrudaya (ZB) alias 4.30, for using his craft to promote unity in the country.
Hacked data stolen from CD Projekt is circulating online, the company says. The studio behind Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 says it can not confirm the exact contents of the data being circulated, but believes it relates to its games, contractors, and both current and former employees. It also warned that the data may have been manipulated or tampered with.

Cyberpunk 2077 developer says its hacked data is circulating online

Hacked data stolen from CD Projekt is circulating online, the company says. The studio behind Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 says it can not confirm the exact contents of the data being circulated, but believes it relates to its games, contractors, and both current and former employees. It also warned that the data may have been manipulated or tampered with.

General Gowon: NYSC has contributed more to national development than other organisations

Former Head of State and founder of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has stated that the NYSC has contributed to national development more than any other organisation in the country.

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

30 NYSC members take home N10 million cash prizes in Unity Bank’s challenge

No fewer than 30 winners drawn from the batch A stream II of the National Youth Service Corps across 10 states in the country have emerged in the fifth edition of Unity Bank Plc’s flagship business plan competition, Corpreneurship Challenge, taking home N10 million cash prizes.
The Premier League have confirmed the punishments to be handed out to the ‘big six clubs’ involved in the supposed breakaway European Super League.

Premier League ‘big six’ receive punishment for Super League plans

The Premier League have confirmed the punishments to be handed out to the ‘big six clubs’ involved in the supposed breakaway European Super League.
Chelsea have jumped into the race for Atletico Madrid for midfielder Saul Niguez.

Chelsea approach Atletico Madrid for €80 million midfielder Saul

The Spanish international was previously a target for Manchester United, but it seems the Blues are looking to swoop in ahead of their Premier League rivals.
In an interview with Mercato via Eurosport, defender Clement Lenglet discussed all things Barcelona, as he prepares for the upcoming Euros with the France national team.

Clement Lenglet confirms that he is staying at Barcelona next season

In an interview with Mercato via Eurosport, defender Clement Lenglet discussed all things Barcelona, as he prepares for the upcoming Euros with the France national team. He talked about his future, a possible transfer, Lionel Messi, Ronald Koeman, and also discussed the new signings Barcelona have secured already this summer.

Anambra, FCT polls: INEC warns against conduct of sham party primaries

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged political parties to avoid the conduct of acrimonious and skewed primary elections in the forthcoming Anambra Guber and FCT Area Council elections.