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NEMA: 15,000 Nigerian women, children taking refuge in Niger Republic

Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
Kayode Fayemi

APC: NGF under Governor Fayemi will support President Buhari in delivering good governance

Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC’s National Publicity Secretary, expressed the view in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, congratulating Fayemi on his election as the new NGF Chairman.
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Yoruba youths hail Governor Fayemi’s election as NGF chairman

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Thursday hailed the election of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi elected new NGF chairman

The Nigerian Governors Forum has elected Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state as the new chairman of the forum.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
Max Air

Hajj: Nigeria signs agreement with Max Air, Medview, FlyNas

During an Airlift Signing Agreement held Monday at the head office of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON ), in Abuja, the chairman of the commission, Abdullahi Muhammad, enjoined the approved air carriers to discharge their responsibilities diligently.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos government awards N10 million contract for design of Governor Ambode’s retirement home

The Lagos State Government has awarded a N10 million contract for the “production of architectural drawing for the proposed retirement house” for the outgoing governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.

Nigeria, Nigerien security forces close ties on border security

Nigerian Security Operatives and their Nigerien counterparts deliberate modalities to further enhance and promote joint military/security inter border relations among the security agencies of both countries.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

We’re yet to take stand on restructuring – Northern governors

Despite the vigorous debate and diverse opinions on restructuring, the Northern Governors’ Forum on Friday in Kaduna disclosed that they are yet to take a stand on the issue of restructuring in the country.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA emerges best institution at national statistics competition

The Federal University of Technology (FUTA) has emerged best institution at the second edition of National Statistics Competition held in Kwali, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Governor Shettima: Borno now safer than Abuja, Sokoto, Kaduna, other states

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, yesterday said the state that had been under attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the last 10 years, was now safer for business compared to states like Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina including Abuja the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, where issues of kidnapping and other related crimes remain unabated

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

2018 flood: NEMA to distribute N27.5 billion to farmers in affected states

The National Emergency Management Agency’s (NEMA) has confirmed that it would commence disbursement of N27.5bn Agricultural Intervention funds to farmers across the country who were affected by flood disasters of 2018.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
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Flood alert: Weak SEMAs a huge challenge – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has lamented poorly funded emergency management agencies at the state level constitute a huge challenge to its effort to prevent emergency situations, including flooding.

Gunmen kill Sokoto community monarch

Suspected gunmen on Tuesday stormed Balle community in Gudu Local Government Area of Sokoto State and shot dead its tradition ruler, Aliyu Ibrahim, a source has said.
Alleged serial cash transfer fraudster, Bashar Umar Abdullahi,

Serial cash transfer fraudster lands in EFCC’s net

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, arrested an alleged serial cash transfer fraudster, Bashar Umar Abdullahi, (a.k.a Abdu Abdullahi and Bashir Abdullahi) who have defrauded some unsuspecting victims, the sum of N151,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty One Thousand Naira) by leading them astray at ATM pay points.

Sokoto elections: Tribunal adjourns Rep Dasuki’s petition against Kokani, APC

The Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto has adjourned, till Tuesday May 16, pre-hearing session into the petition filed by member Representing Tambuewal/Kebbi federal constituency, Abdulsamad Dasuki.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

An Enugu East Magistrates Court presided by Magistrate A. N. Chioke has remanded 140 members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) over an alleged treason.

Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.