Kaduna Assembly Accuses SURE-P Committee Of Stealing N560 Million

A cold war is brewing between the Kaduna state government and the state house of assembly over an alleged diversion of N560 million Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) fund accrued to the state. The state House of Assembly through its ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the implementation of …

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Kogi, Kano States Seek Ferma’s Assistance On Road Maintenance

The Kogi and Kano States’ Road Maintenance Agencies have requested the assistance and collaboration of Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) in their quest to develop their technical and human capacities to achieve the objective of effectively maintaining their road networks. Dr. Abubakar Adama and Engr. Abubakar Jibril, Managing Directors of …

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Alleged drug-related offence: Lamido of Adamawa strips traditional ruler of title

THE Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha, on Thursday, said he stripped one of his traditional rulers of his title, over alleged drug-related offence. Mustapha, in a message at a one-day workshop for traditional rulers and local government councillors in Yola, Adamawa State, held to commemorate the 2013 United …

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I have drug addicts in my cabinet – Borno gov

GOVERNOR Kashim Shettima shocked everybody present at the inauguration of a 10-man committee on drug abuse at the council chambers of the Borno State Government House on Thursday, when he declared that some of his cabinet members were drug addicts and asked one of his commissioners if he knew them …

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We’ve Spent Over N4 Billion In Fighting Boko Haram – Yobe Governor

The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam on Thursday said that the state government has spent over N4 billion in fighting terrorist. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Abubakar Aliyu, disclosed this while receiving the Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of Security Challenges in the North …

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‘Police Prosecuted 182 in Jigawa in Six Months’

Dutse — The Jigawa State Police Command says it prosecuted 182 persons in the state from January to June. Its commissioner Theophilus Kayode told newsmen in Dutse yesterday that during the period under review it also arrested 186 persons and successfully prosecuted 182, saying the command has 198 cases of …

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Nigerian Muslim leader opposes hate speech by preachers

by Ankeli Emmanuel, Midat Joseph Source: http://leadership.ng/ By: Ankeli Emmanuel, Midat Joseph Source: http://leadership.ng The Sultan of Sokoto and president-general of the Supreme Council for Muslims in Nigeria, Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad III, has deplored inciting preaching by clerics and urged Muslim leaders to propagate messages that promote peace and unity in the …

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NEMA Alerts On Epidemic in Kebbi

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned of a looming outbreak of epidemic in Kebbi State and other parts of the North-west zone. Zonal coordinator, NEMA North-west zone, Alhaji Musa Ilallah, at a one day seminar titled, “Epidemics with teachers, district heads and health workers at local level” in Birnin …

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Katsina Emirate Council gets new secretary

Ibrahim Shema, Katsina State Governor Bello Ifo is the new secretary of the Katsina Emirate. The Katsina Emirate Council on Wednesday appointed Bello Ifo as the new Secretary of the council. This is contained in a statement signed by Sani Makana, the state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, …

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