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Governor Ahmed names Umar Bologi as new Etsu of Patigi

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has approved the appointment of Umar Ibrahim Bologi as the new Etsu of Patigi in the Patigi local government area of Kwara.

Medical council suspends medical doctor for misconduct

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has suspended a Kebbi state based practicing Medical Doctor, Jamilu Muhammad, for gross negligence, incompetence and infamous behaviour.

Gombe university introduces law, education programmes

The Gombe State University has entered into a new face of development with the introduction of new programmes in Law, Education and Social Science.

Gombe elections: Inuwa Yahaya, 24 others receive certificates of return

Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, Gombe State governor-elect and 24 members-elect of the Gombe State House of Assembly have received their Certificates of Return at the Gombe International Hotel Banquet Hall.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki: Etsu Patigi was a man of peace

President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of a foremost traditional ruler in Kwara State, the Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Umar Chatta Ibrahim, describing him as a man of peace.

Nasarawa chief judge discharge 14 inmates

Justice Suleiman Dikko, Chief Judge of Nasarawa state, has discharged 14 inmates awaiting trial in Federal Prison, Lafia.

CUPP accuses Governor El-Rufai of plotting to rig elections in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Chapter of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called the attention of the general public, particularly, the Nigeria Police Force, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and all relevant security agencies and stakeholders on the alleged grand plan by governor Nasir Ahmed Elrufai to use his state sponsored security operatives to manipulate and rigged the 2019 general election.
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INEC: 14, 000 ad hoc staff to conduct election in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would engage 14, 000 adhoc staff for the conduct of the forthcoming general elections in Gombe State.

INEC: 177,183 PVCs still uncollected in Gombe

Gombe State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that as at this Sunday, a total of 176,183 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) out of the 280,508 printed by Commission have remained uncollected by the owners barely one month to the 2019 general elections.

INEC to engage 14,000 adhoc staff in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to engage 14,000 adhoc staff for the conduct of the forthcoming general elections in Gombe.

Federal government blames insecurity on poor logistics, insufficient ammunition

The Federal Government has blamed the spate of killings in the country on poor logistics, insufficient weapons and ammunition, indiscipline, poor attitude to duty, and poor welfare among the personnel of the security agencies in the field.

Ango Abdullahi: 12 million northern kids out of school

Professor Ango Abdullahi, former Vice Chancellor of the premier northern university, the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has said that there are about 12 million out-of-school children in Nigeria, most of who are from the northern part of the country.

Two toddlers drown in Jigawa

Two boys who attempted swimming in a pond in Gantsa village of Buji Local Government Area of Jigawa State have drowned.

Police arrest gang leader Dangari, others

Suspected gang leader, Mr. Umar Ibrahim, alias “Dangari” and 32 of his members belonging to Sarasuka, have been arrested in Jos.

Eid-el-Fitr: FRSC warn skaters to stay off Kaduna roads

The Kaduna Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday warned skaters in the state to stay off the roads or have their skating shoes confiscated.

FRSC calls for separate bicycle lanes

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has called on the Kaduna State Government to provide bicycle lanes in its urban roads and other cycling facilities at traffic intersections.

Katsina government assists fire victims in Funtua with N2.5 million

Katsina State Government has donated N2.5 million to five traders who lost their GSM shops to a recent fire incident in Funtua town.

INEC: 47,718 PVCs ready for collection in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 47,718 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) are ready for collection in Gombe State.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Gulf, south of the capital Tehran [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.