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Kebbi : FRSC To Use 350 Personnel ,15 Patrol Vehicles For Governorship Election

The Sector Commander FRSC, Kebbi State, Mr Abayomi Asaniyan, has said that the command in Kebbi has deployed over 350 personnel and 15 vehicles to convey sensitive and non-sensitive materials for the Saturday’s Governorship/State Assembly elections in the state. Asaniyan said that the deployment of the personnel and vehicles were also …

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NYSC extends service year of 7 corps members in Kebbi

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kebbi State, has extended the service year of seven Corps members by four months for violating the rules of the scheme. The state NYSC Coordinator, Mr Barde Usman, announced the service extension of the corps members on Thursday in Birinin Kebbi at the …

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Nigeria: How PPP in Weather Information Boosts Food Production

By Daniel Anazia Sharp decline in global oil prices in recent years, depletion of the nation’s foreign exchange earnings and consequent economic hardship in the country have compelled the Federal Government to make a move for diversification of the economy with a focus on agriculture and solid minerals development. The …

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Seven Erring Corps Members Get Extended Service in Kebbi

By Laiatu Bamaiyi in Birnin Kebbi The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kebbi State, has extended the service year of seven corps members by four months for violating the rules of the scheme. The state NYSC Coordinator, Mr. Barde Usman, made the disclosure in Birinin Kebbi at the passing out …

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Buhari urged to ensure election of God-fearing NASS leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abu Najakku, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his office to ensure the election of credible leadership for the National Assembly. He said this would assist the growth and development of Nigeria. Najakku, who once aspired to …

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Kebbi govt advises hunters to stop killing protected animals

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, has urged hunters in the state to refrain from killing wild animals designated as protected species. The governor gave the advice on Monday in Birnin Kebbi while addressing hunters drawn from the 21 local government area of the state. “Government is always ready to …

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Rigata, Marine Festival Of Yauri People

In this article, YAHYA SARKI (Kebbi) writes on the recently concluded colourful Rigata Festival, held in Yauri local government area of Kebbi State. Kebbi State in Nigeria is known for revolutionising rice farming, however, apart from its agricultural fortunes, the state has four major cultural festivals. The notable one among …

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CBN: Impact Of Anchor Borrowers Programme On The Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari had observed that the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN -initiated Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) will lift thousands of small farmers out of poverty and generate millions of jobs for unemployed Nigerians. These words of hope and confidence have materialized in millions of naira in the pocket of …

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Kebbi State Governor Loses Younger Brother

Alhaji Faruku Bagudu, the immediate younger brother of Kebbi Governor, Abubakar Bagudu, is dead. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Alhaji Abubakar Dakingari, made the disclosure in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday. Dakingari said the governor’s younger brother died at his Birnin Kebbi residence on Thursday after a brief illness …

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Nigeria Decides 2019: Live updates of governorship and state assembly elections

Update from Lagos: INEC officials yet to show up at Berger, Ojodu, Ikeja areas Voting is yet to commence in many parts of Ikeja, including Ojodu, as INEC officials were not sited at the polling stations at about 11am. NAN’s on-the-spot verification team visited Babatunde Fafunwa Model School, which housed …

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