Cultists, kill 2 attacking POS operators

  By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba There was mayhem on Tuesday evening in Ughelli North Local Government Area following the alleged killings of two persons with Point of Sales (POS) operators attacked in the area by suspected cultists and thieves. It…

COVID 19: Fintiri warns residents of new strain in Adamawa

From Umar Dankano, Yola The Adamawa state Governor has expressed concern on the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic putting the state on notice of possible new restrictions to avert its spread. Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri made this development public through…

Recuse yourself from National Peace Committee, MURIC tells Kukah

  By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an Islamic human rights organisation, has called on Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr Mathew Hasan Kukah to recuse himself from the General Abdul Salaam-led Peace Committee. The organization made the…

Troops kill 9 bandits along Kaduna- Abuja Expresseway

From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Nine bandits have been neutralized by troops following a firefight late on Monday night into the early hours of Tuesday. Kaduna State Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs,Samuel Aruwan stated this in a statement made available…

Food Security: Buhari orders NASENI to deploy tractors to farmers

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to deploy all refurbished tractors to farmers to boost agricultural activities in the country. The Vice Chairman of NASENI, Prof. Mohammed Sani Haruna, told State House…

Covid – 19: Niger Speaker, Clerk tests negative, recovered

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna The Speaker of the Niger state House of Assembly, Honourable Abdullahi Bawa Wuse and the Clerk of the Assembly, Mohammed Abdullahi Kagara has recovered from Covid -19 infection having returned negative twice in the test on…

COVID-19: Nigeria reports 749 new infections

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 749 new infections of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country…

Gov. Ayade signs 2021 appropriation bill of N281.9bn into law

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River on Wednesday signed the state’s 2021 budget of N281.9 billion into law. The budget has N192.5 billion representing 67 per cent earmarked for recurrent expenditure, while the sum of N88.196 billion representing 33 per…

Gov Badaru appoints two new permanent commissioners for Jigawa SUBEB

From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has approved the appointments of Balarabe Modibbo Babura and Kani Idris Buji as Permanent Commissioners, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). This was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to…

Police nabs youths behind aborted Kaduna sex party

From:Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Kaduna police have arrested some youths who were behind the aborted maiden edition of a Kaduna sex party. Police Public Relation Officer of the Command ASP, Muhammad Jalige confirmed the arrest while speaking to Peoples Daily in…