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Only 10 Nigerian states economically viable, 17 bankrupt [See details]

The Economic Confidential on Sunday released its Annual States Viability Index (ASVI) report. It showed that 17 States are insolvent as their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR) in 2018 were far below 10% of their receipts from the Federation Account Allocations (FAA) in the same year. The index declared that without …

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Inflation Rises To N11.37% In April

Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation increased marginally by 11.37 per cent (year-on-year) in April 2019. This is 0.12 per cent points higher than the rate recorded in March 2019 (11.25) per cent, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), yesterday. Month-on-Month, Kebbi State recorded …

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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Thursday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. A Kano State High Court, Wednesday declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, as null and void. Justice Nasiru Saminu, who gave the ruling following a suit by the plaintiff, …

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Nigeria: From Sambisa to Kamuku Forest?

opinion By Sale Bayari The meeting of the five governors namely, Nasiru El-Rufa’i (Kaduna), Aminu Bello Masari (Katsina), Abdul-azeez Yari (Zamfara), Abubakar Bagudu (Kebbi), and Abubakar Bello (Niger), on Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Kaduna to address the alarming criminal activities in the Kamuku Forest which crisscrossed into the five …

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More women adopt exclusive breastfeeding in Kebbi

More nursing mothers in Kebbi communities are fast adopting exclusive breastfeeding of their new born babies as recommended by the World Health Organization. A Caliphate Trust correspondent reports that many women in Argungu, Birnin Kebbi and other communities have now abandoned feeding their babies with baby fomula or local food. …

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Oxfam, Kebbi Govt Develop Joint Workplan On Food Security With Kebbi

Oxfam International is developing a joint work plan for implementation on food and nutrition in Kebbi State in collaboration with Kebbi State government, CSOs, NGOs and the media. This was made known to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi by PRO RESILIENCE ACTION (PROACT) project manager in Kebbi State, Olumide Ojo,  shortly …

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Gov Bagudu reacts as bandits invade Kebbi community

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has urged residents to be security-conscious and vigilant. This is coming after a foiled attack by bandits in Illo town area of Bagudu Local Government Area of Kebbi State on Monday. DAILY POST had reported that bandits, riding in five motorcycles on Monday night …

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Suspected ritualists abduct, Kill five-year-old girl in Kebbi

Mallam Sani Rikoto, a resident of the village who narrated the incident to News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Birnin Kebbi, said the girl was asleep outside their compound with her parents and grandmother when she was abducted and killed. According to Rikoto, the grandmother woke up from sleep and …

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