Senate Confirms Buhari’s Ambassadorial Nominees From Yobe, Delta, Benue

The Senate has confirmed three career ambassadors nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari. Those confirmed are Christopher C. Chejina from Delta State, Bukar Kolo from Yobe State and Mabdul from Benue State. The confirmations followed the consideration and adoption of the committee on Foreign Affairs headed by Monsurat Sunmonu, the senator …

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Reps probe Chinese firm for land grabbing

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged illegal takeover of 500,000 hectares of land across four states by a Chinese firm, Lee Group of Companies. At the plenary on Thursday, the House called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt …

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Sokoto water scarcity: ‘We’ve rectified problems, restored supply’ – Commissioner

The problems that resulted in water scarcity in Sokoto state have been rectified and water supply restored, Sokoto state government has said. Commissioner for Water Resources, Alhaji Umar Muhammad Bature who stated this while speaking on the development, said the water problem was caused by the deflation of the River …

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Kebbi directs agencies to increase revenue generation to 100 percent

Kebbi State Government has directed all its revenue agencies to be more committed and increase the state revenue generation by 100 per cent. Addressing the Commissioners and permanent secretaries during the commissioning of the Budget Hearing Room held at the Ministry of Budge and Economic Planning, the Secretary to the …

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Kajuru Killings: Group accuses Kaduna govt. of injustice, urges Buhari to set up panel of inquiry | The ICIR

A CIVIL society group, the Joint Action Civil Society Crisis Centre, has called on the Kaduna State government to deal with the insecurity in Kajuru with a sense of justice, as well as urging the federal government to inaugurate a probe panel. Its position was made public through a press …

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Kano State: Police Halt Mining Operations In Sumaila Area – Nigerian News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News

Buhari Summons Security Chiefs To Address Mass Killing, Kidnapping Among Others Source

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Two killed in suspected Boko Haram suicide attack in Borno

Two people, including a soldier and a vigilante, were killed when two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in Borno state, military and militia sources said Friday. The bombers quickly blew themselves up on Thursday in a bid to evade arrest when they were stopped by troops and militiamen outside …

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Withdraw anti-riot policemen from Jigawa villages, Reps order Police IG

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, called on the acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to withdraw the contingent of anti-riot policemen from Gagarawa farmlands and some villages in Jigawa. This followed a motion under matters of urgent public importance by Rep Muhammed Zoro at the Plenary presided over …

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