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Nigeria: Kebbi Farmers Benefit From N27.5 Billion Intervention

By Ahmadu Baba Idris Birnin Kebbi — The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced the disbursement of N27.5 billion agricultural intervention funds. Briefing newsmen in Birnin-Kebbi, Head of Operations, Sokoto NEMA Office, Dr Kofoworola Soleye, said the intervention was to further the implementation of the National Emergency Agricultural Intervention …

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Police Rescue Kidnapped Victims, Arrest Nine Suspects In Niger

  The Nigeria Police Force has rescued about 16 kidnapped victims and arrested nine suspected kidnappers in Niger State. The suspects engaged operatives of Operation Puff Adder in a gun battle and in the process, three persons were killed and others arrested. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP …

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Professor Tijjani Bande Announced As President, UN General Assembly

Professor Bande Professor Tijjani Mohammad Bande has been appointed as the new President of the United Nations General Assembly. His appointment was announced by María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, outgoing president of UNGA at a press conference in Abuja after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. Bande becomes the …

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Okorocha respects Buhari, APC despite his grievances with party – Governor Bagudu

– Governor Bagudu says his Imo state counterpart, Rochas Okorocha, still believes in the APC despite being angry with the party – The governor was reacting to a recent statement by Okorocha that the evil he feared in the PDP befell him 10 times in the APC – According to …

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12 states yet to domesticate law to protect Nigerian children – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that at least 12 states in Nigeria are yet to domesticate the Child Rights Law despite it benefit for children in the country. The Child Protection Specialist, United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Sharon Oladiji, said these states including Kano, Sokoto, Kaduna, …

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Kebbi Hill-Top Creative Arts partners ANA

The new Tornadoes management with Sports Commissioner The Kebbi Hill-Top Creative Arts Foundation has expressed readiness to collaborate with the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Kebbi State Chapter with a view to attaining the literary objectives of both organisations. The State Coordinator, Jamilu Magaji, while briefing newsmen on Wednesday during …

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Bandits tax us before allowing us access to our farms – North-West farmers

Niyi Odebode, John Ameh, Adelani Adepegba, Okechukwu Nnodim and Godwin Isenyo Farmers in the North-West geopolitical zone have recounted their ordeals following the increasing rate of banditry and kidnapping, saying bandits have resorted to taxing them before they can have access to their farms. They said apart from this, most …

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VGN Can Serve As State Police – Kebbi VGN Commander

Kebbi State Commander of Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN), Lawal Muhammad Augie has said that in the wake of current security challenges facing Nigeria especially the armed banditry in the northern part of the country, members of Vigilante Group of Nigeria could play the role of State Police in order …

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Nigerian Government Holds Closed-Door Meeting With Herdsmen Over Insecurity

A Federal Government delegation on Friday met with the national leaders of Miyetti Allahh Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as part of efforts to curtail security challenges in the country. Abdulrahman Dambazau, the Minister of Interior, who led the delegation to Birnin Kebbi, said it was part of regional …

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