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Despite BVN, FG requires ‘self-certification’ of bank account holders

The federal government says every person that owns an account with financial institutions has to undergo a self-certification process. The directive was announced on Thursday...

Election Rigging: Kogi govt writes US, protest visa ban on politicians

The Kogi State government has kicked against the recent visa ban imposed on politicians alleged to have rigged the November 2019 elections in the...

We’re flattening COVID-19 curve, FG says; urges medical workers to suspend strike

The Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19, yesterday, said Nigeria had made tremendous progress in containing the disease, citing data from other nations adding that...

Buhari signs Nigeria police bill 2020 into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020. The president, according to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and...

Gunmen kill two policemen, abduct housewives in Sokoto

Some daredevil gunmen suspected to be bandits have struck in the early hours of Thursday and killed no less than two police officers at...

I’ll pay damages to be removed from ‘Fatal Arrogance’ – Kannywood actor

Kannywood star, Yakubu Mohammed says he is ready to pay damages to have scenes he appeared in deleted from the movie 'Fatal Arrogance'. He told...

Ardo reacts as interim chair, secretary, dump r-PDP for ruling party in Adamawa

The leader of the reformed People's Democratic Party (r-PDP), Dr. Umar Ardo has disclosed that the departure of the interim chairman, secretary and supporters...

Former Adamawa acting governor, James Barka, moves to PDP

Former acting governor of Adamawa State, Mr. James Barka has left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in...

We respect you but can’t take everything you say, presidency tells Soyinka

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari inherited a “terribly” divided Nigeria from...

Hama Bachama appoints Silverbird Tv reporter as director media & public affairs

Dr Daniel Shaga Ismaila, the Hama Bachama of Numan kingdom, has appointed Silver Bird television Adamawa state correspondent, Anslem Nuhu Kyauta as Director Media...

Kaduna Governor, El-Rufai signs castration of rapists law

According to a statement by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye, the amendment also updates the penalties for the offence of rape of a child.

Gov Obaseki promises to secure more convictions of rape cases

Governor Godwin Obaseki has pledged his administration's commitment to ensure securing more convictions of rape cases to ensure that perpetrators of the crime are...

I’m no Obasanjo apologist but Nigeria is gravitating towards collapse – Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, playwright and Nobel laureate, says he concurs with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo that Nigeria is drifting towards a failed and divided state. On Friday,...

Petrol, power tariff hike: 8 hr meeting between Labour, FG ends in deadlock

Although the government team made presentations on its policies, it didn’t specify how the effects of the hikes in electricity and petroleum products would be alleviated.

A look into Nigeria’s comatose educational sector, by Mubarak Shelleng

By Mubarak Shuaybu Shelleng The main cause of this deterioration can be counted as the involvement of politics in the appointment, transfer, promotion and deputation...

COVID-19: Adamawa cuts taxes by 50%, introduces online IGR collection

Adamawa State government has slashed taxes on informal businesses by 50 per cent to help business owners operating in the state cushion the hardship occasioned by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Former Adamawa Gov. Boni Haruna mourns Danjuma Jalo

Haruna who described Jalo as dependable ally said deceased will be sorely missed by all especially the numerous people whose lives he impacted.

Adamawa Muslim Council decries rising crime, calls for urgent action

The Adamawa State Muslim Council has decried the rising spate of violent crime in the state calling for urgent action to stem the ugly tide.

Breaking: Former commissioner for local govt, Danjuma Jalo dies at 58

A former commissioner for local government in Adamawa State and a renowned philanthropist, Alhaji Danjuma Jalo is dead.

Fintiri rejoices with former PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur at 85

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has saluted former Governor of the defunct Gongola State, and one time National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party,...


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