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The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.
In what may be described as a plus for Nigeria towards winning the war against insecurity, officers of Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit Zone B, on information patrol along Yauri, Zamare water side in Kebbi State, intercepted a truck loaded with locally produced rice with some sacks concealed under the rice.
President Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria has expressed appreciation to the government, traditional institutions and youths in Kebbi State over their conducts in dousing the tension and taming the tides of violence associated with the recent protests in the country.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, performed the ground breaking ceremony for the Construction of 5,000 houses units donated by Africa Nations Development Programme (ANDP).
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 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 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.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative, PAGMI, has assured that Central Bank of Nigeria’s purchase of locally produced gold will boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
The Emir of Yauri, Dr. Muhammad Zayyanu Abdullahi, has said Kebbi State will emerge the hub of tomatoes production in the country in view of the existence of the second largest fresh tomatoes processing company which eliminates the fear of post-harvest loss.
The Kebbi State Government says it has set in motion machinery to provide material support and training to fish farmers to improve production of fish for domestic and export purposes.
The Kebbi State Government says it has received 83 additional Almajiri (Qu’anic education pupils) repatriated from Kano State.
The Supreme Court in Abuja on Friday nullified the conviction and sentencing of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, for corruption because the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Liman, lacked the powers to deliver judgment in Kalu’s trial as at the time he did.
The Kebbi State Government has commenced the process of decongesting prisons in the state following the approval of the excercise by Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu in line with the directive from the federal government to decongest prisons so as to protect inmates from contracting the dreaded coronavirus disease.
The federal government has made arrangements to ensure that prolonged power outages are reduced in the country throughout the period of the current lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Whilst today is just one more step in our long journey, it is a very important one,” Everton chairman Bill Kenwright told Everton’s official website.
Rilwanu Mohammed Jangebe, father of two of the 279 abducted female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State, who regained their freedom in the early hours of Tuesday, has said that words cannot describe his happiness.
Thousands of civilians are trapped in Dikwa after Boko Harm insurgents took control of the town Monday night.
Zamfara governor Bello Matawalle on Tuesday said while the state was in negotiation with kidnappers of Jangebe schoolgirls, the armed men were offered money by unnamed persons not to release the girls.
Everton boss, Carlo Ancelotti, has praised Jordan Pickford for his clean sheet after their 1-0 win against Southampton.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has freed Salihu Tanko, a former media aide to the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
The Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited to halt what it described as disregard and denial of workers’ fundamental rights to freedom of association as enshrined in Section 40 of the Nigerian Constitution.
Gernot Rohr will release the list of Super Eagles players next week ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
Top public relations official for Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has stepped down, the government says on Monday.
Senator Emma Nwaka, a one-time chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state stated this in a chart with newsmen in Umuahia, the capital, describing the development as very encouraging.