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By Nedum Noble  -  Abuja   Three persons have narrowly escaped death in a ghastly auto crash on the Bwari-Dutse road in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). An eyewitness said the accident happened at Dutse Baupma when an articulated truck with the three persons in front plunged...

The Yobe State Primary Healthcare Management Board on Tuesday said it used 40 health facilities to immunise children displaced by insurgency to ensure that the routine immunisation chain was not broken. An Assistant Director in the board, Dr Umar Ciroma, disclosed this in Damaturu at an interactive session with newsmen on the Expanded Programme on ImmuniSation (EPI) activities...

Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court, Nasarawa State has ordered the remand of a 20-year-old vagrant, Chita Ugochukwu, in prison custody till July 2 for allegedly stealing 54 pieces of apples. The accused, who resides at Kado Village, Abuja, was arraigned on a one-count charge of theft. He pleaded guilty and pleaded for leniency “I stole the apples because I don’t have...

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwugwu  -  Bauchi   Bauchi State Deputy Governor, Nuhu Gidado, has run into a hitch accessing his funds in bank operated Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in the state. This is because there is no money in the ATMs at the time the Deputy Governor went for his money, a statement from the office of the Deputy Governor signed by the Permanent Secretary,...

By Chinwendu Nnadozie  -   Minna   Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello of Niger State has announced  the dissolution of the  25 Local Government Council Caretaker Committees in the state. Consequently, the caretaker committee chairmen have been directed to handover all official documents in their possession to the Directors of Personnel  Management (DPM) in  their...

By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu  -  Bauchi   Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Yakubu Dogara, has begun distribution of food items to the entire Muslim communities in Bauchi State. And he has urge the Muslim faithful to preach peace and unity of the country in the Ramadan period, saying only peace can bring the desired development under President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

By Juliet Oyoyo Kaduna   Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Shehu Umar, has said that the  Igbo people were fewer when taking stock of arrested criminals, armed robbery and killers in the state as compared to other tribes. The commissioner stated this when the Igbo Community Welfare Association in Kaduna State paid a familiarisation visit to the Police Headquarters...

By Gabriel John  -  KADUNA   The Internal Border Corps of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Kaduna State Command, has intercepted suspected 16 Fulani cattle thieves. The rustlers were caught with more than 200 cows. They had migrated from Katsina and passing through Kaduna to neighboring Western and Eastern parts of the country when they were nabbed. Briefing newsmen...

By Nedum Noble  - Abuja   Three brothers have been arraigned before an Abuja Grade 1 Area Court for allegedly assaulting police officers and preventing an official of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) from arresting one of them. The accused, who were charged with joint act, intentional insult and criminal force assault to deter public servant from discharging his...

Alhaji Bukar Modu Jumbam is the Permanent Secretary, Yobe State Ministry of Religious Affairs. In an interview with newsmen in Damaturu, including Mohammed...