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Kogi guber: APC NWC to decide mode of primary

In a stakeholders meeting by the Haddy Ametuo-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi State executive, held in Lokoja, on Monday, the faction resolved to allow the National Working Committee (NWC) wade in and determine the mode of election to be adopted for the August governorship primary.
Mohammed Adamu, Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), on Wednesday tasked 68 Mobile Squadron Commanders across the country in Force Headquarters in Abuja, on the need to maintain the peace during the forthcoming general elections.

IGP Adamu: Crime rate declining

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has claimed that the crime rate in the country is declining, despite reports of violent killings and kidnappings across the country.

Banditry: Why Katsina is boiling – Senator Ibrahim

Chairman, Senate Committee on Labour and Productivity, Senator Abu Ibrahim, has traced the high spate of banditry and kidnapping in Katsina State to its closeness to Zamfara State.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

Presidency: Federal government partners states to streamline security in Northwest

Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

Police confirm murder of 34 persons by bandits in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara have confirmed the killing of 34 persons following an attack in Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa communities in Shinkafi Local Government Areas of the state.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF commends Nigerian youths for petitioning governors over education

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended Nigerians youths for taking up the challenge of tasking their governors to be committed to qualitative education for children, especially the girl child.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari reaffirms commitment to women, children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Bandits: New CP opts for dialogue over fire power in Zamfara

As government intensifies efforts to end activities of bandits in Zamfara, the state’s new Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Usman Nagogo, has said that he would deploy dialogue, as against fire power, to tackle the trend.

Recruitment: Customs screens out applicants

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has screened out applicants who failed to meet the requisite qualifications for its recruitment exercise.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN donates relief materials to Zamfara IDPs

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Anka Emirate, Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Aminu Masari

Katsina bans farming in nine local councils over banditry, kidnapping

The Katsina State government may have imposed a ban on all forms of farming around the dreaded Rugu forest as bandits and kidnappers continue to harass residents in at least nine of the 34 local government areas.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Banditry: Governor Matawalle meets Miyetti Allah

Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara state has disclosed that end to banditry will no longer be lips talk but by action based on the outcome of his meeting with leaders of the Fulani and their famous association Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: No more business as usual

The New Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the running of the House would no longer be business as usual, as he pledged to introduce drastic reforms.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong condemns killings in Zamfara, Sokoto

Governor Simon Bako Lalong has commiserated with the government and people of Zamfara and Sokoto states over the gruesome murder of 20 villagers in Kwaddi villages in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila appoints Sanusi Rickiji as chief of staff

Speaker of the House of representatives, Femu Gbajamiamila, has made his first appointment a few minutes after emerging winner.

Zamfara guber: APGA to challenge INEC declaration of Bello Matawalle as governor

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) is set to challenge the declaration of Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the March 9 Governorship Elections in Zamfara State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.

President Buhari alleges involvement of traditional rulers in bandits’ attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented traditional rulers’ aiding and abetting of banditry in Zamfara State.
Victor Umeh

Anambra Central: Uche Ekwunife not eligible to contest election – Senator Umeh

Senator Victor Umeh, who contested the February National Assembly election on the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, said yesterday that Senator Uche Ekwunife of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who was declared winner for Anambra Central senatorial zone by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not eligible to contest the election.

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Seven APC support groups endorse General Ankpa for Kogi governorship ticket

A group, Kogi state Liberation network, an amalgamation of seven All Progressives Congress (APC) support groups, has endorsed Gen Patrick Ademu Akpa (Rtd) for the APC governorship primary.