MINNA — OVER 60 gunmen have invaded Madaka village and some neighbouring communities in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, kidnapping scores of people and rustling cattle. The gunmen were said to have invaded the communities in the early hours of yesterday, fully armed.
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JOS — GUNMEN suspected to be herdsmen have attacked men of Sector Five of the Special Task Force, Operation Save Haven (OPSH), killing two soldiers and injuring one at X-Land of Barkin Ladi Local Government area of Plateau.
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MOTHER of Leah Sharibu, kidnapped by Boko Haram, Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu, yesterday pleaded with the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to help rescue her daughter from the clutches of Islamic insurgents.
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ABUJA — THE Federal Government said yesterday that Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have failed in supplying adequate electricity to Nigerian consumers.
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ABUJA—MORE facts have emerged on how Ms Dagan Laetitia Naankang, mother of two and an Assistant Director, Administration, State House, Abuja was gruesomely murdered.
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UGHELLI - DESPITE claims by Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP, Hafiz Inuwa, that police were waiting autopsy report of exhumed corpses of the eight victims allegedly killed by herdsmen at Uwheru kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area, findings by Vanguard, yesterday, revealed that the investigation had been put on hold due to financial constraints.
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The Kogi Government in partnership with the Nigeria Police Force said it has established two Mobile Police Squadron Bases along Obajana-Kabba road and in Okene. Gov. Yahaya Bello disclosed this on Wednesday when he received the Commissioner of Police in charge of Mobile Police Force, Mr Mohammed Akeera, in Lokoja. Bello, represented by his ChiefRead
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, has approved the release and disbursement of N100 million for French universities scholarship for Kano students undergoing various postgraduates programmes in France. Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the governor made the disclosure in a statement on Wednesday in Kano. Anwar said the programme is under theRead
The organized labour in Adamawa has given the state government up to Feb. 25 to conclude negotiations with it over the national minimum wage or face indefinite strike action. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state government had already implemented N32,000 minimum wage for workers on grade levels 1 to 7. Bulletin No.Read More
Mulls reversal of Electricity Privatisation By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Federal Government yesterday said that Distribution Companies, DISCOs have failed in supplying adequate electricity to Nigerian consumers. The government said it will no longer provide intervention funds as a subsidy to the DISCOs and may take drastic actions against the companies as it would not continueRead
…Targets human capital development By Emmanuel Elebeke The World Bank on Wednesday approved Nigeria’s digital identity ecosystem project along with five others, aimed at assisting the country to empower citizens, especially marginalised groups, to access welfare-enhancing services. The National Digital Identity Ecosystem Project is focused on enhancing the national Identity system’s legal and technical safeguardsRead
Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov has backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side to finish in the top-four position on the Premier League table this season. Berbatov believes the Red Devils are now in the driving seat to qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League following their 2-0 victory over Chelsea last Monday. “Man United’s victory […]
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has conducted a strategic appraisal and evaluation of the Nigeria Visa policy 2020. The Service Public Relations Officer (SPRO), Mr Sunday James, disclosed this in statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. James said that the strategic discussion was to adopt a robust