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Hajj: Adamawa Commences Refund Of Deposits To Intending Pilgrims Aug. 10

Hajj: Adamawa Commences Refund Of Deposits To Intending Pilgrims Aug. 10

Adamawa Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board said it had fixed Aug.10 for the commencement of refund of deposits to intending pilgrims of the aborted 2020 pilgrimage. Alhaji Abubaka Salihu, Executive Secretary of the board made this...
Bauchi Govt Targets 20,000 Jobs Through Construction Of 2,500 Houses – Aide

Bauchi Govt Targets 20,000 Jobs Through Construction Of 2,500 Houses – Aide

The Bauchi State Government is targeting the creation of 20,000 jobs and employment opportunities for indigent residents through the ongoing construction of 2, 500 housing units. Malam Mukhtar Gidado, the Senior Special Assistant on Media...
Sokoto Hisbah Records 155 Rape Cases In Six Months

Sokoto Hisbah Records 155 Rape Cases In Six Months

The Commandant, Sokoto State Hisbah Commission, Dr. Adamu Kasarawa, said the commission has recorded 155 rape cases from January to June, across the state. Kasarawa disclosed this on Wednesday at a two-day capacity building for...
Bauchi Hisbah Impounds 329 Cartons Of Alcoholic Drink, Arrests 5 Prostitutes

Bauchi Hisbah Impounds 329 Cartons Of Alcoholic Drink, Arrests 5 Prostitutes

The Bauchi State Hisbah Command has impounded about 329 cartons of alcoholic drink and apprehended five prostitutes in some areas of the state. Malam Ibrahim Yisin, the state Hisbah Commander, told the News Agency of...
Only Qualified Teachers Will Teach In Borno – Gov. Zulum

Only Qualified Teachers Will Teach In Borno – Gov. Zulum

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno says only qualified primary and secondary school teachers will henceforth be allowed to teach in the state. Zulum made this known during a media chat to mark his one year...
Borno Records 179 Criminal Cases In One Year – AG

Borno Records 179 Criminal Cases In One Year – AG

The Borno Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Kaka Shehu, on Thursday said the ministry recorded 179 criminal cases within the past one year. Shehu made this known while briefing journalists on achievements of the...
Borno Govt Rehabilitates 2,000 ex Boko Haram Combatants – Commissioner

Borno Govt Rehabilitates 2,000 ex Boko Haram Combatants – Commissioner

The Borno Government has rehabilitated 2,000 ex-Boko Haram combatants. The State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Zuwaira Gambo, made this known on Wednesday in Maiduguri while briefing newsmen on achievements of the...
Police Dismiss Corporal Over Killing Of 20-yr-Old Cyclist In Adamawa

Police Dismiss Corporal Over Killing Of 20-yr-Old Cyclist In Adamawa

The Police in Adamawa confirmed the dismissal of Cpl. Richard Japheth for allegedly shooting to death a 20-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Arabo Dauda. DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, confirmed the development...
Atiku Eulogizes Lamido Of Adamawa On 10th Coronation Anniversary

Atiku Eulogizes Lamido Of Adamawa On 10th Coronation Anniversary

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has eulogized the Lamido of Adamawa, His Royal Highness, Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa, as he celebrates 10th anniversary of ascension to the throne. In a statement he issued on Friday...
COVID-19: Gombe Govt Reacts To Protest At Isolation Centre

COVID-19: Gombe Govt Reacts To Protest At Isolation Centre

The Gombe State Task Force on COVID-19 on Wednesday described the protest staged by some Coronavirus symptomatic patients in the state as “emotional protest.” Dr. Mohammed Kwami, the State Focal Officer on COVID-19 pandemic Response,...
COVID-19: Bauchi Govt Extends Market Opening Hours

COVID-19: Bauchi Govt Extends Market Opening Hours

Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State on Friday approved the extension of business hours for markets to operate every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 6a.m to 6p.m from May 2. Mohammed, in a statement signed...
Covid-19: Daura Gets Fully-equipped Isolation Centre

Covid-19: Daura Gets Fully-equipped Isolation Centre

As Nigeria battles the Coronavirus pandemic, the National Lottery Trust Fund has built and handed over a fully-equipped Isolation Centre to the Katsina State Government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the facility...
UN Announces COVID-19 Response In Nigeria’s North East

UN Announces COVID-19 Response In Nigeria’s North East

UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), says it has scaled up emergency response measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in Internally Displaced Camps (IDPs) in northeast. Mr. Edward Kallon, UN Humanitarian Coordinator,...

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