Herdsman By Shuaibu Tatu The Police Command in Kebbi on Thursday confirmed that a suspected herdsman had killed a policeman, Umaru Danladi, at Kaoge in Bagudo Local Government Area of the state. It said the herder, Babuga Kuaara, had already been arrested for the alleged offence, adding that the policeman was attached to the
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, says on Wednesday the state government has secured a 60 million dollar loan from the World Bank for the construction of 500 rural roads across the state. Bagudu made the disclosure in Birnin Kebbi when he received the Emir of Yauri, Dr Muhammdu Zayyanu, who paid him a courtesy visit.
At least 30,000 persons have been displaced by flood submerged 42 communities in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that over 8,000 houses and thousands of hectares of farmland were affected by the flood. The communities that are mostly are on the bank of River Niger,
SEVERAL people were reportedly injured on Saturday after a fight broke out during the local government congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Irele Local Government Area of Ondo state. The injured which included [...]
Rev. Musa Asake, the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has died. Asake’s death was confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by his younger brother, Mr Philimon Asake on Friday in Abuja. He was 68 years old. Philimon told NAN that Asake passed on in the early hours of Friday
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and Governor Darius Ishaku are mourning the death of nine corp members who drowned on Saturday at the Mayo-Selbe river near the Gashaka Falls in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba state. The NYSC declared three days of mourning, during which its flags will fly at half staff nationwide.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has reiterated his support for local government autonomy in the country. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, stated this during a visit by the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), led by its National President, Comrade Ibrahim Khalil. He said: […]
Saraki declares support
THE Kano State Government has dispatched a team of health personnel to Bebeji Local Government Area of the state where an outbreak of suspected cholera was reported in three villages. A resident of the area, [...]
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