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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.

Police in Zamfara arrest medical doctor, 7 others in connection with banditry

The Zamfara state police command has arrested one medical doctor and seven other persons for allegedly aiding and abetting banditry across the state. The state...

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.

Zamfara First Lady facilitates appointment of 20 Miyetti-Allah members as SAs to Matawalle

The wife of Zamfara Governor, Aisha Matawalle, has secured appointments of 20 members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, as Special Assistants to the Governor.

Ramadan: Matawalle urges Muslims to pray against banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling  

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has congratulated the Muslim faithful as they begin this year’s Ramadan fast on Tuesday.

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunny, thunderstorms weather

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms across the country from Monday to Tuesday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja...

Police arrest 154 suspects for armed robbery, other crimes in Kano

The police command in Kano State says it arrested 154 suspects for armed robbery and other crimes in the last three months. Abdullahi Haruna, spokesperson...

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.

Southerners should not expect our protection if killing of Northerners continues in South — Gov. Matawalle

The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has warned that Southerners living in the North should not expect protection if killing of Northerners continues...

Tambuwal, Wike, other PDP governors warn APC counterparts: ‘Stop courting Matawalle’

Six governors under the auspices of the People's Democratic Party, PDP Governors' Forum led by Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Wednesday urged...

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...

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.

Ex-Zamfara commissioner defects to APC

Sanusi Maradun, a former commissioner for Social Welfare in Zamfara, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Mr...

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.

Zamfara governor, Bello Matawalle, set to join APC

Barring last minute change, the governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has concluded arrangements to defect from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to...

Matawalle approves N400m for students on foreign, local scholarships

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved N400 million for the payment and upkeep allowances of students on foreign and local scholarships for 2020 to 2021 academic session.

Peace returning to Northeast – Magashi

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, says the military has recorded a progressive return of peace to the North-East.

We’ve recorded 209 sexual assault cases in Zamfara – Centre

The Zamfara State Sexual Assault Referral Center has recorded 209 sexual assault cases in the last two years, its Coordinator, Ahmad Shehu, has said.

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...

Police foil kidnap attempt, rescue 5 victims in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command said on Sunday that its operatives foiled kidnapping attempt and rescued five victims. The command spokesman, Muhammad Jalige, confirmed the...

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.

Ganduje awards N5m to winners of National Qur’anic Recitation Competition

The Kano State Government has given N2.5 million each to the two overall winners of the 35th National Qur’anic Recitation Competition that ended in...

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