Many feared dead as gunmen raid bureau de change in Mubi, Adamawa

Adamawa is one of the states under emergency rule. Many people were feared when gunmen raided bureau de change in the commercial border town of Mubi in Adamawa on Wednesday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Witnesses said that the incident occurred at about 2 p.m. “The fully armed …

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Borno: Shettima orders renovation and rehabilitation of State Psychiatric Hospital

The Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has approved the complete renovation and rehabilitation of the state Psychiatric hospital at Budum area to ease the treatment of drug addicts. This followed a request made by the committee on drug abuse control on the rehabilitation of victims of drug abuse, …

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Boko Haram will be routed and election held in emergency states – Geidam

Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has said that he received with incredulity and consternation the statements credited to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, that INEC might not conduct election in Yobe, Borno and Adamawa states because of the emergency rule currently in force …

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Update: APC leads House of Reps as 37 PDP members defect

All Progressives Congress The PDP is now minority in the House of Representatives In a historic move, 37 members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday announced a long-awaited defection from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressive Congress, APC, thrusting the APC into the lead as …

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37 PDP House of Reps Members Defect to APC

 APC    22 senators set to follow suit   Court restrains Tukur, Mark from declaring seats vacant   Atiku to consult associates before deciding on joining party By Chuks Okocha, Muhammad Bello and Omololu Ogunmade The political crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continues to take a toll on the party …

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15 Burnt to Death in Katsina Auto Crash

FRSC logo Ibrahim Shuaibu No fewer than fifteen people have been burnt to death as the Nigeria Customs Service shot one commercial vehicle at Barawa village in Batagarawa local council area of Katsina State. Confirming the incident,  the Police Public Relation Officer, Katsina command, DSP Aminu Abubakar Sadiq said  the …

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Katsina students get N190m scholarship allowance

The sum of N190 million has been approved by the Katsina State government for the payment of 2013/2014 scholarship allowances to indigent students studying in tertiary institutions across the country. The Director-General of the state Scholarship Trust Fund, Shehu Muhammed who disclosed this to newsmen recently, said the amount was …

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