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Nigeria records no COVID-19-related death in 24-hours, as cases reach 58,647

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PHOTO: TWITTER/NCDC The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says no death was recorded in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 187 new cases of COVID-19 in 12 states and the Federal...

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Read More →

43 arrested as Katsina rioters raze police, immigration outposts

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The police in Katsina State have arrested 43 suspects over Monday’s protest, which left one person dead and several others injured. Youths in Daddara village, Jibia Council, took to the...

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest 43 rioters in Katsina

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The police in Katsina State said it has arrested 43 persons suspected to be involved in Monday’s protest which led to the death of one person and injury to several others. Youths in their...

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 136 new COVID-19 cases, total cases now 58,460

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Director-General of the NCDC, Dr.Chikwe Ihekweazu Nigeria recorded 136 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 58,460. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known...

Tue Sep 29th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records 2 deaths, 126 new COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced two deaths and 126 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

Army, bandits’ encounter leaves 24 dead in Katsina

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No fewer than 24 persons, including 21 suspected armed bandits and three military personnel, lost their lives during a shootout between troops and bandits in Katsina State. The incident occurred...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria not constructing rail line into Niger - Presidency

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The Presidency has debunked impression making the rounds that the Kano-Katsina-Jibia-Maradi railway line would be built by Nigerian in the territory of the neighbouring Niger Republic was wrong. ...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

Boko Haram Commander, family surrender to troops in Borno

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Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche Photo: twitter The Defence Headquarters says a high profile Boko Haram Commander has surrendered to Nigerian troops during clearance operations in...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

FEC okays $1.96b for Kano-Niger Republic rail project

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National Security Adviser to the President, Gen. Babagana Monguno (left); Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed during the Federal Executive Council meeting at...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

FEC okays $1.96bn for proposed rail contract from Kano to Niger Republic

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved contract of about $1.96 billion for the development of the proposed Kano-Jigawa-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic. The...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Zazzau kingmakers shop for new emir

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kingmakers of Zazzau Emirate have started searching for a successor to the late Shehu Idris who died on Sunday at the age of 84. To pick the 19th Emir of Zazzau, the kingmakers have gone into...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Rising food prices in North send scary signal

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Nigeria seems to be plunging a new dimension of economic crisis as food inflation reached a new high in northern regions, hitherto considered the food basket of the country. The North consistently...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Zauzau Emirate kingmakers commences plans to pick new Emir

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Kingmakers the Zauzzau Emirate have begun the process of searching for a successor to replace the late Emir, Alhaji Shehu Idris. Idris died on Sunday, at the age of 84. In order to pick the 19th...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Insecurity: NAF trains 219 Special Forces in Bauchi

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has inaugurated training for another batch of 219 Special Forces (SF) personnel and graduated 24 rappellers to boost internal security operations in the country. The...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

Troops eliminate 16 terrorists, arrest 11 in North East in 1 week – DHQ

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Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major-General John Enenche. PHOTO: DHQ The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, has eliminated 16 Boko Haram/Islamic States West...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →