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Troops apprehend scores of bandits, other criminals in North West, North Central

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Troops of Operation ‘Hadarin Daji’ have continued to hit bandits, kidnappers, cattle rustlers and other criminals across the North West and North Central zones of the country. The...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

Covid-19 palliatives: CACOVID, humanitarian ministry and the states

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{FILES] People carry bags of food on their heads during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

EFCC re-arraigns two Chinese for alleged money laundering

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, has re-arraigned Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi before Justice Saleh Idrissa of the Federal High Court, Sokoto State, for...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Sokoto government needs N20bn to fix damages caused by flood – Tambuwal

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Aminu Tambuwal Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, says the state government needs about N20 billion to fix the damages caused by flood across the state. Tambuwal stated this on Tuesday in...

Tue Oct 27th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian economy at risk over lingering crisis

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Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV• Cost of living reaches all-time high • Inflation rate escalates, defies economic principles • Protest may enhance accountability, improve...

Tue Oct 27th, 2020     Read More →

FG gets committee to address EndSARS protests fall-out

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Falz at the #EndSARS protestThe National Executive Council (NEC) has inaugurated a committee to address issues arising from the nationwide EndSARS protests at the federal and state levels. NEC...

Tue Oct 27th, 2020     Read More →

Gov. Matawalle says 31 illegal miners deported from Zamfara

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Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on security developments and the activities of illegal miners. He said that already over 31 foreign illegal miners have so...

Sat Oct 24th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 77 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) has confirmed 77 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The agency made this known via its verified wedsite on Friday. The NCDC said that...

Sat Oct 24th, 2020     Read More →

GOC seeks collective support of Nigerians to end criminality

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Brig.-Gen. Aminu Mande, Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Division, Sokoto, on Friday urged Nigerians to see security as a collective responsibility of all. Mande stated this while...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian Army gives palliatives to Kebbi IDPs

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The 8 Division of Nigerian Army, Sokoto has distributed palliatives and carried out medical outreach to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kebbi State. Acting General Officer Commanding...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

CBN/RIFAN working toward crashing price of rice: official

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), disturbed by the increase in price of rice, have concluded plans to crash the price in all markets across the...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

More deaths nationwide, 24-hr curfew in five states

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• Lagos, Edo Kano, FCT, Plateau, Oyo, Ekiti as flashpoints • Soldiers shoot in Lagos • President meets the diplomatic community • Senate asks Buhari to speak to...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

Protesters block road to Abuja airport amidst heavy security

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Protesters seeking an end to Police brutality and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Tuesday blocked the entry and exit points into the Federal Capital Territory through the airport...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

Zamfara APC congress: Marafa faction heads to Supreme Court

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Sen. Kabiru Marafa faction of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara, said it would go to Supreme Court for the interpretation of Sokoto Appeal Court Judgement on the APC congresses in the...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Sea level rise forces property owners, tenants to relocate

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After several warnings by climate scientists, property owners and tenants confronted by increased coastal flooding due to rising sea levels are moving to high locations. Increasing...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →