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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State, on Thursday, called for more Federal Government’s presence on infrastructural development in the state, which he said, would bring financial reprieve to the state through savings that would be invested in rehabilitating state roads, especially rural roads, in addition to attracting investments.
A Sharia Court in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, has sentenced a pilgrim from Goronyo Local Government in Sokoto State, Alhaji Mamman Alhaji Lugga Kwakwazo, to three months in prison for claiming a purse he found at the Holy Mosque in Makkah.
Four policemen have died while 30 others were severely injured in a fatal motor accident that occurred along Unguwar Rogo Area in Sokoto Metropolis.
The Sokoto and Zamfara State governments have completed the repairs of the 214 kilometres Sokoto-Gusau federal highway at the cost of N100 million.
The Chairman, National Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation, Aliko Dangote, says it has provided N250 million as relief assistance to victims of the devastating flood in Benue.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, over the weekend explained that the Federal Government approved a rail line to Daura because of competition for landlocked countries from Ghana and Togo.
The Police and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Sokoto on Saturday said they recorded crime and hitch free Eid-el-Kabir festivities in the state.
The police in Kano State have expressed outrage at the actions of a group of supporters of a former governor of the state, Rabi’u Kwankwaso, decrying them as malicious, callous and pathological liars.
Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai has appointed Most Reverend Dr. Josiah Idowu-Fearon to head the Kaduna State Peace Commission.
The Sokoto State government has commenced the payment of outstanding pensions to teachers and local government employees, as well as severance gratuities to former councilors amounting to N680 million.
The Sokoto State Government in collaboration with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has concluded arrangements to train 500 youths on various vocational skills in the state.
The Ministry of Transportation says the National Council on Transportation has approved the commencement of a `bicycle riding’ project, as a means of transportation in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered him and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to connect the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by rail.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has enjoined members of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Sokoto State to strive for a Nigeria of their dream.
The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.
Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.
The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have arrested no fewer than 50 armed herdsmen in the past one week, the Commandant-General of the NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Audi, has said.
The Federal Government has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some “unpatriotic’’ Nigerians.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has urged NAF pilots, technicians, and ground troops to remain resolute in the fight against insurgency in the North-East and other parts of the country.
Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rose from a meeting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, on Friday and demanded the devolution of power and restructuring of the country, Channels Television has reported.
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has heaped plaudits on Leon Balogun after the defender extended his contract with the club.