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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.

Opposition parties boycott Kaduna council polls

The parties, under the aegis of Coalition of Political Parties in Kaduna State, made their stand known at a press conference on Friday in Kaduna.

Boko Haram commanders surrender to Nigerian Army

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, said two Boko Haram commanders and the insurgents’ physician have surrendered to Nigerian Army.

FRSC receives fire fighting truck from Kaduna govt

Kaduna State Government has donated a brand new fire-fighting truck to the Federal Road Safety Corps [FRSC].

FRSC confirms death of NYSC member in trailer-motorcycle crash

The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of a Youth Corps member, Oyeleke Ajani, as one of the two people killed on Thursday in an accident involving a Trailer and motorcycle in Kaduna.

Kidnappers abduct VOA reporter’s wife, child in Kaduna

Suspected kidnappers on Wednesday abducted the wife and child of a reporter with the Voice of America (VOA) in Kaduna.

20 die in auto accident along Kaduna-Abuja expressway

No fewer than 20 people died in a ghastly motor accident along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Sunday night.

2017: Accidents claimed 416 lives in Kaduna – FRSC

No fewer than 416 people lost their lives in 593 accidents involving 882 vehicles and 4,688 people in Kaduna State from January to December 2017.

INEC decries poor continuous voter registration turnout in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decried the poor turnout of residents to participate in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in Gombe State .

Police arrest 28 suspected kidnappers, armed robbery gang

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 28 suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful possession of firearms in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger.

Police kill 2 suspected killers of Youth leader in Kaduna

The Nigeria Police Force has killed two suspected killers of a Youth Leader, Haru Manya, in Sabon Gaya in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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