Sunday, March 7, 2021



SSS operatives raid bandit camp, intercept ‘sophisticated weapons’ in Kaduna

The operatives of the Department of State Security service, SSS, have reportedly raided a forest camp belonging to a network of seven armed bandits in Kaduna State, recovering some sophisticated weapons during the operation.

BREAKING: Nigerian troops kill bandit leader Rufa’i Maikaji, dozens of his fighters in Kaduna

After painstaking checks with security agencies, and careful exploitation of numerous human intelligence sources, the Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of one ‘Rufai Maikaji’, a deadly bandit who commanded over a hundred fighters in the area.

Nigeria rules out elderly in first batch of COVID-19 vaccination, prioritises political elite

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will pick dates on which they will be vaccinated publicly, with the first batch of Oxford/AstraZeneca...

Kaduna govt begins installation of 1,382 solar-powered streetlights

The Kaduna Power Supply Company, KAPSCO, says it has begun installation of 1,382 solar-powered streetlights under its rural lighting initiative.

Kano Assembly wants vocational centre upgrade to Technical College

The Kano State House of Assembly has called on the State Government to upgrade the Gwarmai vocational training centre in Kunchi Local Government Area of the state to  a Technical College.

Gov. Bala awards N510m contracts for road, drainage construction in Bauchi town

The governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, on Saturday said that the construction of a three-kilometre road and 1.5km of drainages in Disina town...

Nigerian troops bombard many fleeing bandits in Kaduna – Commissioner

Following air reconnaissance missions by Nigerian troops, the Kaduna State Government has disclosed the bombardment of many bandits and cattle rustlers who were fleeing into the bushes in the state.

BREAKING: Bandits kill 18, torch many houses, rustle cows in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of no fewer than 19 persons by unknown gunmen in separate attacks in Igabi and Chikun local government areas of the state.

Oto-ge: Why Gov. Abdulrazaq enjoys massive support in Kwara

By Anjolaoluwa Folajimi For several years, late Chief Olusola Saraki, Waziri Ilorin reigned supreme in the Kwara State politics. From the second republic down to...

Nigerian federal, states, LGAs share N640.3bn for January

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, has shared N640.310 billion to the three tiers of government for January. Hassan Dodo, the director of Information, Ministry...

COVID-19: 109m Nigerians to be vaccinated in 2 years, says NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, has said that it planned to vaccinate approximately 109 million Nigerians that will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination over the course of 2 years.

Agric Ministry trained 30,000 workers on extension services – Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said that his ministry had trained over 30,000 workers as part of efforts to reinvigorate extension services and encourage agricultural productivity.

Kwara: APC membership registration exercise a sham –Caretaker C’ttee

Members of the Caretaker Executive Committee of the All Progressives congress, APC, in Kwara have rejected the ongoing membership registration and revalidation exercise in the state, describing it as a sham.

Had Trump invited Ganduje, he would have rigged election for him – Rep

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Doguwa, has said that the disgraced former American President Donald Trump could not have lost the election if he called for the support of the governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Within 24 hours, bandits kill 23 persons in Kaduna LGs

The Kaduna State Government has reported the killing of 23 people by bandits across five local government areas within the last 24 hours in the state.

Sen. Na’Allah donates PHC facility to Kebbi govt

Sen. Bala Ibn Na’Allah has constructed and handed-over a grade one Primary Health Care, PHC, facility at Kanya, Danko-Wasagu Local Government Area of Kebbi.

Banditry: Police arrest 3 suspected arms dealers in Kebbi

The Police Command in Kebbi has arrested three suspected arms dealers as part of efforts to rid the state of crimes.

PHOTOS: Mass funeral of people killed Birnin Gwari held

The mass funeral of 14 people killed by bandits at Kutemeshi, Kuyello District Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State has been held amidst...

JUST IN: Bandits kill 19 in Kaduna communities

Armed bandits on Saturday killed at least 19 people at Kutemeshi village in Birnin Gwari and Kujeni village in Kajuru areas of Kaduna State. The...

Nigerian troops capture 3 bandits in Kaduna

Nigerian troops under the auspices of Operation Thunder Strike have captured three bandits in Gajina settlement in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. A...

Zamfara govt donates N4.78m to victims of recent bandit attack

The Zamfara Government on Tuesday donated N4.68 million to assist families of 39 people who died in recent bandit attacks in the state.

I lost property worth N50m in fire incident – Igboho  

Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has estimated the damage and loss suffered in the early Tuesday morning fire at his residence at Soka, Ibadan, at N50million.

UK spends £1.5 million on Kano Literacy and Mathematics Accelerator programme

The British Council says it has spent £1.5 million on the implementation of the Kano Literacy and Mathematics Accelerator programme, KaLMA, in Wudil and...

Ebonyi tribal clash claims 40 lives — AESID

Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID has claimed that no fewer than 40 people have been killed during a clash between between the natives of Effium, and Effium indigenes of Ezza extraction in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

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