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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

418 police officers commissioned as ASPs in Wudil

A total of 418 cadet officers who have completed their training at the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, have been commissioned as Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP).
Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil, Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil

Missing Kano student found dead

A 22-year-old student of the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Ahmad Abubakar Idiris, has been found dead, five days after he was reported missing from the school.
Over 9000 candidates are jostling for 4000 admission slots in Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano (YUMSUK) for the 2020-2021 academic session.

Kano approves new minimum wage for university staff

The Kano State government has approved the implementation of a new minimum wage for academic and non-academic staff of Yusuf Maitama Sule University and Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, the two state universities.
Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote, has donated a mobile testing centre with the capacity to test 400 people for COVID-19 daily, to the Kano State Government.

Aliko Dangote injects N10 billion into the education sector

As the Dangote Academy prepares to admit yet another set of student engineers, it can be revealed that the company has in the recent past injected over N10billion into the Nigeria’s educational sector.
Mr Abubakar Aliyu, Minister of State for Works and Housing, made the call while inspecting the project on Friday at Wudil Local Government Area of Kano.

Nigerian government calls for speedy completion of Kano-Maiduguri road project

The Federal Government has asked the contractor handling the ongoing construction and dualisation of phase one of the Kano-Maiduguri road starting from Kano-Shuwarin in Jigawa to deliver within stipulated period.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil (ASUU-KUST), has disbursed N2.30 million bursaries to 55 indigent students across the country.

Kano university ASUU offers scholarship to 55 indigent students

Prof. Abdulkadir Muhammad, Convener of the ASUU-KUST Indigent Scholarship Committee, gave the details in a statement by Murtala Muhammad, secretary of the union, on Thursday in Kano.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Oyo Amotekun intercepts 80 herdsmen with bows, arrows

Amotekun operatives have intercepted a truckload of about 80 Fulani herdsmen in the Iwo Road area of Ibadan.

Unity Bank, BoI, others challenge taxes imposed by tribunal

Some tax payers within the North-west Zone, comprising the states of Kaduna, Kebbi, Kano, Katsina, Jigawa, Sokoto and Kano have availed themselves of the service of the Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) North-west Zone, sitting in Kaduna to successfully challenge arbitrary tax assessments imposed on them by the various revenue services and boards within the zone.
The Kano State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, elected Hamisu Chidari as the new speaker following the resignation of his predecessor.

Kano assembly elects new speaker

The Kano State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, elected Hamisu Chidari as the new speaker following the resignation of his predecessor.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC: Visitation panels to federal universities to be gazetted

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said the visitation panels to 38 federal universities and four Inter-University Centres recently approved by the President Muhammadu Buhari will be gazetted to enable the exercise to be carried out.

Auto crash claims 11 lives in Kano

The accident which occurred precisely at Dakare village along Garko road at about 10am involved two vehicles, a Hiace Bus and a Volkswagon Sharon.
The Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, has said the reason 47 million Nigerians still practice open defecation is because access to sanitary facilities have remained a mirage to a vast majority of its citizenry.

World Toilet Day: Why 47 million Nigerians still practice open defecation – minister

The Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, has said the reason 47 million Nigerians still practice open defecation is because access to sanitary facilities have remained a mirage to a vast majority of its citizenry.
Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil, Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil

Kano university gets NUC’s approval for part-time degree programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, to run part-time degree programmes.

NiMet predicts hazy, sunny weather activities Monday to Wednesday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Lagos CP inspects venue for CBT for new recruits

In a bid to have hitch-free and well-organised Computer Based Test for the Nigeria Police Regular Course 8 Intakes, the Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Hakeem Odumosu, has assessed the venue of the examination at JKK House, 229, Ikorodu Road, Ilupeju, Lagos State.
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police recruitment: 13, 048 candidates screened in Kano

The Police Command in Kano State has so far screened 13, 048 candidates for constables recruitment since the commencement of the exercise in the past 11-days in the state.

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms Sunday to Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
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Nigeria records lowest daily virus cases in three months

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Minister: No date yet for resumption of schools

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says no date has been fixed yet for full schools’ resumption even though the federal government had continued to engage stakeholders.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

418 police officers commissioned as ASPs in Wudil

A total of 418 cadet officers who have completed their training at the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, have been commissioned as Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP).
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC group commends President Buhari, security agents for ‘decimating’ IPOB

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and federal security agents for decimating separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

APC chieftain: Senator Sheriff used his empire to handpick Kashim Shettima as Borno governor...

A chieftain in the All Progressive Congress (APC) and a former law maker in the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Hon. Dr Kassim Mohammad Kassim, has recalled how former Borno Governor Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff installed his successor, Senator Kashim Shettima in 2011.
Benin bronzes at the British Museum in London. The museum holds the single largest collection of the artefacts, which were looted by the British on a punitive expedition to Benin City in 1897. Photograph: Adam Eastland/Alamy

Nigerian, British, German government to build museum for returned Benin bronzes

The Director-General of the National Commission for Museum and Monument (NCMM), Abba Tijani, has said that the German, Nigerian and British governments have agreed to build a museum in Edo State to house all returned Benin Bronzes.
Journalist and activist Omar Radi waits outside court in Casablanca, Morocco March 12, 2020. REUTERS-Youssef Boudlal-File Photo

Trial of Moroccan journalists raises fears of repression

New hearings took place on Tuesday in the trials of two dissident journalists in Morocco accused of sexual assault, whose detention rights groups see as evidence of increasing state repression and a push to silence dissent.

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Turkish club Menemenspor have beamed their searchlight on Nigerian forward David Egbo as they get ready for next season.

Turkish club Menemenspor chase David Egbo

Menemenspor are hoping to add the 22-year-old Egbo from Major League Side (MLS) side Vancouver Whitecaps to their squad.
“Drought is on the verge of becoming the next pandemic and there is no vaccine to cure it,” Mami Mizutori, the U.N.’s special representative for disaster risk reduction, told an online press briefing ahead of the report’s release.

U.N. warns drought may be ‘the next pandemic’

Water scarcity and drought are set to wreak damage on a scale to rival the COVID-19 pandemic with risks growing rapidly as global temperatures rise, according to the United Nations.
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.

COAS to injured troops: Nigerians proud of your selfless service, sacrifices

The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, has assured injured troops involved in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations of adequate medical care.
Singer, Timi Dakolo, says that he and his wife, Busola, told their kids about her rape ordeal when she talked about it in June 2019.

Timi Dakolo: We told our children about their mum’s rape ordeal

Nigerian singer Timi Dakolo says that he and his wife, Busola, told their kids about her rape ordeal when she talked about it in June 2019.
The newspaper 'Sport', on its front page this Tuesday, points out that FC Barcelona has ruled out a sale of Antoine Griezmann, even though the Frenchman is not going through a good time. The club is confident that he can turn it around.

Antoine Griezmann still keen on MLS move after Barcelona contract expires

Antoine Griezmann says he still wants to move to the United States after his contract at Barcelona runs out.