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Zamfara Bans Govt Officials From Media Interviews

The Zamfara State government has imposed a ban on its officials from granting media interviews. The new directive prohibits officials from conducting interviews, issuing statements, or airing programmes on radio, television, and social media platforms without obtaining prior permission from the relevant authority. The government has also issued warning to media organisations operating within the […]

Insecurity

Security Forces Currently Engage Suspected Terrorists in Zamfara Community

In a recent skirmish in Mai Marahu community, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, security operatives clashed with a group of suspected terrorists on Saturday morning. Details surrounding the confrontation, including casualties, remain unconfirmed as of the time of this report. However, recent efforts by the Nigerian Army in the region have targeted terrorist […]

Crimes

Ex-Gov Yahya Bello’s ADC Detained for Alleged Involvement in His Escape

A female police officer, who served as an aide-de-camp to the former Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has been detained by the Nigeria Police Force. Alongside other police officers attached to Bello, she is being held at the State Criminal Investigation Department in Abuja. The detention comes after the Inspector General of Police, Olukayode […]

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BREAKING: Tinubu Appoints SEC Chairman, Board Members

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of seven persons to the Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission. ⁣ ⁣ The Presidency announced the appointment on Friday in a statement signed by Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, titled ‘President Tinubu appoints board of Securities and Exchange Commission.’ ⁣ ⁣ They […]

Economy

FAAC: FG, States, Local Govts Share ₦1.123tn in March

The Federation Account Allocation Committee has disbursed a total of ₦1.123tn to the federal, state, and local governments for March 2024. The allocation, derived from a gross total of ₦1.867tn, marks a critical distribution of funds aimed at supporting various government tiers. This was revealed in a statement signed by the Director of Information and […]

Crimes

Dodging EFCC Makes Yahaya Bello Irresponsible – Barr Nzelu

By Ekuson Nw’Ogbunka Abuja A constitutional and criminal lawyer of note, Barr Amobi Nzelu, has condemned the dodging of invitation from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by former Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state, saying such behaviour makes him irresponsible. He advised the former governor to strictly obey the law and answer the […]

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IGP Withdraws Policemen from Ex-Gov Yahaya Bello

Inspector General of Police Olukayode Egbetokun has ordered the withdrawal of police officers assigned to former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, as stated in a police wireless message. The document, with reference number “CB:4001/DOPS/PMF/FHQ/ABJ/VOL.48/ 34,” reads, “IG has ordered the withdrawal of all policemen attached to His Excellency and former Executive Governor of Kogi State, […]

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Bauchi Urban Water Corporation Pledges No Disruption In Water Supply

By Khalid Idris The new Board Chairman of the Bauchi State Urban Water and Sewerage Corporation, Yayanuwa Sarki Zainabari on Thursday said the ultimate goal of the present administration of Governor Bala Mohammed is to serve the people of the state by ensuring that every household has access to clean and safe water. In his […]

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Marafa Group Hails Zamfara Govt, Orders Prosecution of Suspended CPG Commandant

The Marafa Support Group lauds the Zamfara State Government for its decisive action in suspending Lawali Dantoshshi, also known as Major Rabi’u Garba Yandoto, the former commander of the Community Protection Guards (CPG). This commendation comes in the wake of revelations regarding the commander’s alleged involvement in barbaric and unprofessional activities, including extrajudicial killings and […]

Crimes

BREAKING: Nigerian Immigration Service Places Yahaya Bello on Watchlist

Yahaya Bello, the former Governor of Kogi State, has been placed on the watchlist by the Nigerian Immigration Service, following allegations of money laundering totaling N80.2 billion, as declared by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to a circular dated April 18, 2024, signed by Assistant Comptroller of Immigration DS Umar, on behalf […]