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Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has revealed why banditry will not end soon in the state. The governor attributed the continued attacks by bandits on innocent residents of various communities in the state to the activities of some individuals. He made the remarks on Monday while briefing State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu […]

President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Olumide Akpata, has called for the passage of the Electoral Bill, saying there is so much in the document for it to be thrown away. President Muhammadu Buhari had in December 2021 withheld assent to the bill, saying that the clause recommending direct primary for political parties violates […]

Nigeria’s inflation rate has risen to 15.63 percent in December 2021 from 15.50 percent recorded in November. The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr. Simon Harry, disclosed this on Monday during a press briefing at the National Bureau of Statistics, Abuja. Data from the NBS showed that headline inflation has been on a downward trajectory since […]

Lassa fever has killed a medical doctor in Benue State as the government has confirmed four new cases of the disease. Following the death, the state government has ordered mandatory testing for all medical doctors and health workers involved in the management of Lassa fever cases in the state to help prevent health sector mortality. […]

The District Head of Vwang in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, Da Gyang Balak Gut, has been abducted by yet to be identified gunmen. Mr Gut, who is the Da Gwom Rwei of Vwang, was reportedly accosted by armed men on Sunday night while returning home in Vom, a few metres to […]

The Katsina State Police Command on Monday revealed that its operatives successfully repelled terrorists’ attack at Badole village, in the Kurfi Local Government Area of the state over the weekend. The spokesman for the Command, Gambo Isah, said in a statement on Monday that the terrorists had swooped on the village early Saturday morning where […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has greeted a former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, as he marks his 89th birthday on January 18, 2022. The president, according to a release issued on Monday by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, joined family and friends to celebrate with the diplomat, whose contributions to Nigeria and the […]

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday met behind closed doors at the Kebbi Governors Lodge in Abuja. The Governors deliberated on the contentious national convention of the party and also insisted on holding the planned February convention of the APC. Chairman of the forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Bagudu, stated […]

The Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman, has resigned from his position. Lukman submitted his resignation letter to Chairman of the Forum Abubakar Bagudu on Monday. Details of the letter are not available at this time but it is not unconnected to the convention controversy of the party. Lukman has been vocal […]

The Kaduna State Police Command has foiled the kidnap of 16 victims in the Chikun Local Government Area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mohammed Jalige, disclosed this via a statement issued on Monday. According to him, bandits tried to kidnap the victims in the Masallaci area along Birnin Gwari road. […]


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