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Pantami renounces past comments supporting Al Qaeda, Taliban, says he started preaching at 13

The minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has renounced some past comments he made on Al Qaeda and Taliban, saying his views...

Pantami is my friend, but he can’t be defended, by Farooq A. Kperogi

This is a difficult column to write because although scores of people have importuned me to intervene in the controversy regarding Communication and Digital...

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 — NBS [FULL LIST]

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded...

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 – NBS

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says.

Inflation now 18.17% – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the inflation rate increased in March by 0.82 per cent to 18.17 per cent from 17.33 per cent in February.

Nigerian govt to distribute 5m cooking gas cylinders in 1 year

The Federal Government will inject five to 10 million Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, gas cylinders into the market in the next one year, according to Dayo Adeshina, Programme Manager, National LPG Expansion Implementation Plan.

Gombe communal clash: Gov. Yahaya orders tight security in affected communities

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, on Tuesday, visited Nyuwar and Jessu communities in Balanga Local Government Area of the state, following attacks on the two communities.

Gombe govt imposes 24-curfew in 3 communities as 5 feared killed in communal clash

Gombe State government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Nyuwar, Jessu and Yolde communities in Balanga Local Government Area of the state, following a clash that left five persons dead.

Nigerian Customs seizes N786.9m contraband items in Kano, Jigawa

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Strike Force Zone B, says it has seized contraband with a Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N786.91 million in the past three months.

Ex-Bauchi Accountant General jailed for diverting N108m to personal account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal office has secured the conviction of Yusuf Ibrahim Gokaru, a former Bauchi State Accountant General...

NCDC confirms bird flu outbreak in 7 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, have confirmed that Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger States have reported human cases of the Avian Influenza H5N1 also known as the ‘Bird flu’.

JIBWIS backs NDLEA’s anti-drug war, seeks collaboration

A prominent Islamic organisation, Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’a Wa’Iqammatis Sunnah, JIBWIS, Nigeria, has expressed its full support for the renewed fight against drug abuse and trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

Stop fanning embers of disunity, Osinbajo tells Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has warned detractors against fanning embers of disunity among Nigerians.

NiMet predicts dust haze, thunderstorms from Tuesday to Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted dust haze and thunderstorm from Tuesday to Thursday across the country. NiMet’s Weather Outlook, released on Monday in...

Nigeria’s inflation rises to 17.33% in February – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the inflation rate increased in February by 0.86 per cent to 17.33 per cent from 16.47 per cent recorded in January.

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunshine, dust haze

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted three days of sunshine and dust haze from Monday to Wednesday.

Gov. Inuwa releases N775m for payment of outstanding gratuity to Gombe retirees

The Gombe State Government is set to commence the payment of another tranche of outstanding gratuity to retired civil servants in the state. Spokesman for...

Goje and the APC chairmanship, by Abdulwaheed Olayinka Adubi

It’s normal that we do things most often triggered by reasons of individual idiosyncrasies. In fact, lending my voice to issues surrounding national politics...

Digital Literacy: NITDA begins registration for training in Gombe, Kano, Lagos, Rivers

 The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, have commenced registration for the Digital States’ Programme that would ensure the consolidation of the digital economy, an official of the Agency said.

Gov. Yahaya appoints new Mai Tangale

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State on Wednesday approved the appointment of Danladi Sanusi-Maiyamba as the new Mai Tangale.

Gov. Yahaya reshuffles cabinet, sacks 3 commissioners, reassigns others

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has sacked three commissioners and nominated their replacements and reassigned portfolios to some others.

Mai Tangale Succession Crisis: Matters Arising, by Ahmed Musa Hussaini

As someone from Gombe State, it is important that I share my thoughts on the Mai Tangle succession crisis. 1. The Tangale chiefdom is a...

Saraki-led PDP reconciliation committee meets ex-President Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Reconciliation and Strategy Committee led by former Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday met former President Goodluck Jonathan.

NAVSA program takes off in Gombe, 140 farmers to be trained on Smart Agriculture

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has launched one-week training for 140 farmers in Gombe state on digital farming, under the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture, NAVSA, empowerment programme.

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