Boko Haram attacks transmission substation in Borno – TCN ▷ Nigeria news

– A 330/132kV transmission substation at Molai in Maiduguri, Borno state, was reportedly attacked by Boko Haram insurgents – The substation was completed and energized on October 25, 2018 and was formally commissioned on February 13, 2019 – A truck, computer, monitor and printer in the control room were destroyed …

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Labour frowns over unequal teacher – student ratio in Yobe

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The Late 5: Buhari nominates Emefiele as CBN governor for second term; Jigawa House of Assembly removes speaker | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Buhari nominates Emefiele as CBN governor for second term President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emiefele, for a second and final term of five years. Buhari’s letter seeking the Senate’s approval for his reappointment of Emefiele …

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Worsening insecurity: Gunmen storm Sokoto community, kill monarch, raze police station

By Henry Umoru, Joseph Erunke, Alemma-Ozioruva, Ndahi Marama Femi Bolaji   •34 killed in four states •Cult war claims 11 in Edo •Boko Haram attacks military base, community, kills 11 in Borno •Herdsmen kill 11 in Taraba •Gunmen storm Sokoto community, kill monarch, raze police station •Security agencies alone can’t …

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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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Nigeria: Vice President’s Office Meets Farmers, Herders, Others Over Kaduna Crisis

By Saxone Akhaine Kaduna — Office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday initiated a peace meeting with warring parties to end the lingering bloody conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Kaduna State. Those at the train-the-trainer workshop organised by the Vice President’s office include leaders of Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders …

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Sheikh Daurawa, 3 others resign from Ganduje’s government

Emerging reports have claimed that about four leading Islamic clerics in Kano state resigned from the administration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. According to the reports, the clerics include commander-general of Hisbah, Aminu Daurawa; chairman of Kano state Pilgrims Board, Abba Koki. The two others are Abubakar Kandahar, permanent commissioner I …

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Pastor, church members and Christian relief worker kidnapped in Nigeria

Women displaced by Boko Haram’s attacks waiting for food at St Theresa Catholic Church, Yola.World Watch Monitor A group of Christians, including a church pastor, are missing after being kidnapped in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram militants while on their way to deliver aid.  Rabiu Aminu, the Borno State Coordinator …

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Yobe govt to engage 17000 personnel for distribution of treated nets

Participants at the event Yobe state government said 17,000 personnel would be engaged to plan, mobilize, distribute, monitor, and supervise implementation of the 2.3million Long Lasting Insecticide Nets (LLINs) donated. The nets were given by the stategovernment with supports from malaria consortium and global fund. Dr. Muhammad Lawan Gana, the …

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