Tuesday, February 16, 2021



Miyetti-Allah advises FG to check influx of herdsmen in to Nigeria

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has called on the Federal Government to leverage on the ECOWAS transhumance certificate protocol, to check influx of herdsmen from neighboring countries.

Zamfara govt donates N50m to victims of Sokoto market fire

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Tuesday donated N50 million to Sokoto State Government and traders affected by fire outbreak that destroyed some 9,600 shops at the Shehu Shagari Modern Market in the state.

Buhari condoles with Sultan over brother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolence over the death of Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar, Dikkon Sokoto, the Commissioner of Home Affairs in Sokoto State.

Tambuwal mourns as Sokoto commissioner dies at 64

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday announced the death of his Commissioner for Home Affairs, Abdulkadir Jeli-Abubakar.

Drugs experts approve India’s coronavirus vaccine ‘Covaxin’

India’s drugs regulator has recommended for emergency use, a locally developed coronavirus vaccine called Covaxin. Covaxin is expected to be a backup to the AstraZeneca/Oxford...

Sultan to Buhari: Kankara abduction exposed lapses in Nigeria’s security set-up

The President-General of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has condemned the abduction of hundreds of Government Science Secondary School, GSSS Kankara’s students in Katsina State.

FEC approves N58.5bn for road projects in Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, FCT

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari approved N58.5 billion for reconstruction and rehabilitation of roads in some parts of the country.

Sultan laments insecurity in North, says ‘bandits now go house to house to kidnap’

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has lamented over the lingering insecurity in the Northern part of the country, saying that bandits now go into houses to kidnap people.

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