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Gov. Buni donates N50m to Potiskum mosques project

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has donated the sum of N50 million to the appeal fundraising of Potiskum emirate central mosque in the state.

COVID-19: Nigeria crosses 1m vaccination threshold

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, said 30,452 Nigerian residents have received shots of COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, bringing the number of...

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.

Price of kerosene increases in March — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N361.29 in March from N355.8 in February.

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.

Kebbi govt, Max Air sign MOU on domestic flight

The Kebbi government has signed a  Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Max Air on domestic flights. The deputy governor, Sama’ila Dabai, who signed on...

Kebbi, NNPC strengthen collaboration on biofuel production

The Kebbi State Government and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, are to continue to strengthened collaboration on production of biofuel and renewable energy. Yahaya Sarki,...

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.

PDP governors donate N100m to Zamfara fire victims, days after APC governors’ N50m donation

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors’ Forum on Wednesday, donated N100 million to victims of the recent inferno that razed part of Tudun Wada...

Kebbi residents hail Nigerian govt for reconstructing Tuga bridge

Motorists and residents in Bagudo Local Government Area of Kebbi State have commended the Federal Government for reconstructing the Tuga Bridge that links Nigeria with the Republics of Benin and Niger.

NGO donates N5m to Zamfara fire victims 

Khadimiyya for Justice and Development Initiative, an NGO has presented N5million as a donation to the victims of the fire outbreak at Tudun Wada market in Gusau in Zamfara.

APC governors visit Matawalle, donate N50m to victims of Zamfara market fire

The Progressives Governors Forum on Monday sent a high-powered delegation to Governor Bello Matwalle of Zamfara State to commiserate with him and the people of the state over the recent fire outbreak in Tudun Wada Gusau Market.

Over 30,000 bandits operating in Northwest forest ― Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has disclosed that there are at least30,000 bandits harbouring in about 100 camps across the six states of the North-western sub-region.

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...

Tambuwal test-drives first Nigeria-assembled electric car, lauds Jelani Aliyu

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has received the Kona Electric Car unveiled recently by the National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC,in collaboration with the Stallion Group.

Buhari receives Bankole, Gbenga Daniel in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Abia, Kogi, Kebbi residents pay highest for petrol in February — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says Abia, Kogi and Kebbi states residents paid the highest amount for Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly referred...

INEC to expand poling units in Kebbi

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has intensified efforts to expand existing polling units in Kebbi.

Ransom paid as abducted 18-year-old girl regains freedom in Kebbi

The Police Command in Kebbi has confirmed the release of an 18-year-old girl, Naja’atu Faruq, who was abducted on March 13.

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.

ABS return to winning ways with 2-0 victory over Zamfara

Abubakar Bukola Saraki, ABS, Ilorin FC returned to winning ways on Monday with a 2-0 victory over visiting FC Zamfara of Gusau.

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...

World Bank to construct 159 schools, renovate 69 others in Kaduna

The World Bank, Adolescent Girls Initiative and Empowerment, AGILE, is to construct 90 Junior Secondary Schools, JSS, 69 Senior Secondary Schools, SSS, and renovate 69 others in Kaduna State.

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