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Ibraheem El-Zakzaky: Government preparing fresh insurgency – Femi Falana

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has warned that the federal government was preparing a fresh insurgency of the Boko Haram type with its handling of the Shiite leader Sheik Ibraheem El Zakzaky issue.

General Buratai approves army officers postings, appointments

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings and appointments for officers of the Nigerian Army.

NCDMB, Danvic Petroleum acquire $1.2 million training software for varsities

In its quest to boost technological advancement in Nigeria, the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and Danvic Petroleum International Nigeria have secured a $1.2 million, (N610 million), seismic interpretation software and geosciences workstations for six Nigerian universities as a way of boosting knowledge in oil and gas exploration in Nigeria.

Tribunal: How JTF rigged polls for APC – witness

Hearing resumed before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja yesterday, with a collation agent, Mr. Bukar Petrol, narrating how the Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF, allegedly rigged election in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari in Borno State.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: I signed doctored result sheet merely as a witness, not to authenticate it...

The 21st petitioners’ witness, Jafaru Usman, who served as the Peoples Democratic Party’s local government collation agent for the February 23, 2019, presidential election in Zaria, Kaduna State, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, on Thursday, that results in his area were rigged in favour of the All Progressives Congress.

Reps members urge federal government to release Shiite leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Nigerian government to release Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, in accordance with several court rulings.

Anambra gets new police commissioner

John Abang has assumed office as the 28th Commissioner of Police in Anambra State Police Command.

Group: Shiite attack on security agencies attempt to overthrow government

The National Democratic Forum has in strong terms condemned the invasion of the National Assembly by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, otherwise known as Shiites, on Tuesday.

Ebonyi poultry farmers appeal for government assistance to boost production

Some poultry farmers in Abakaliki have appealed to federal and the state government to assist them with grants or loans to enable them to boost their production capacity.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.

Governor El-Rufai signs MoU with CCECC on Kaduna urban renewal project

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.
Isa Ashiru

Kaduna guber: Appeal court adjourns Isa Ashiru, PDP’s suit to July 3

Justice Muktar Hussein of the Court of Appeal Kaduna, on Thursday adjourned hearing in the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking for the recount of votes cast in the March 9 Governorship election in Kaduna State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

AFAN: Central bank anchor-borrower a loan scheme, not a free package

All Farmers Association (AFAN), Kaduna State has cautioned farmers on the CBN Anchor-Borrower Programe, saying it is a loan scheme meant to empower Nigerian farmers.

Over 13 million Nigerians battle with malaria annually

Malam Umar Aminu-Imam, President, Environmental Health Officers Association of Nigeria (EHOAN), has said that 13,687,500 Nigerians battled with malaria annually.
A notorious kidnapper and cattle-rustler, Abdulrahman Muhammad, said they (bandits and kidnappers) usually hide their guns and other deadly weapons under the seat of motorcycles when they want to go and carry out their illicit operations.

Suspect: How we procure, hide weapons used for kidnapping

A notorious kidnapper and cattle-rustler, Abdulrahman Muhammad, said they (bandits and kidnappers) usually hide their guns and other deadly weapons under the seat of motorcycles when they want to go and carry out their illicit operations.
Isa Ashiru

Tribunal: PDP, Isa Ashiru head to Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal in Kaduna has fixed Thursday, June 27 to hear the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking for votes recount in the March 9 Governorship election in Kaduna State.

Tribunal: INEC didn’t conduct polls In parts of Kaduna – witnesses

Thirteen witnesses on Tuesday told the Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, that the March 9 governorship elections did not hold in parts of Zaria Local Government Area of the state.

Police parades pastor for allegedly raping lady in Cross River

The Cross River State Police command has paraded Pastor Hossana Okoi of Gate of Testimony Church Sierra Leone for allegedly raping a lady.
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Nigeria to earn N48 billion annually from new cowpea variety

The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Zaria has developed a new cowpea variety that would inject N48 billion into country’s economy annually.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.