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$1bn: You can only be rewarded after loot recovery, Malami tells whistleblower

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has disclosed that whistleblowers can only be rewarded after successful recovery of loot but not for mere tracing or exposing suspected illegitimate funds.

How Bauchi vigilantes killed 300 level BASU student at Mother’s prompting

Abdulsalam Ibrahim 21 years old, undergraduate students of political science, Bauchi State University (BASU), was brutally and extra-judicially killed by vigilantes (popularly known as Yan Committee) at Zango ward of Bauchi State.

Nigerian economy: FG living in denial – Prof Utomi

He said the problem has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that the Federal Government still continues to live in denial.

Nigerian operators lose N150bn to 2020 Hajj cancellation

Nigerian airlines, tour operators and other service providers in the travel and tourism industry will lose an estimated sum of about N150billion following the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s decision to limit this year’s Hajj to residents only, investigations have revealed.

BREAKING: Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to help

An Iranian prosecutor said the country had issued an Interpol arrest warrant for United States Donald Trump for his role in the assassination of a leading military commander earlier this year.

Just In: Adamawa COVID-19 active cases hit 42

In its a daily update on Sunday 28 March, 2020, NCDC reported 11 new cases of the coronavirus infections in Adamawa.

DisCos cry out over moves by NERC to frustrate electrify tariff increase

The position of the DisCos was made known in a statement issued by Sunday Oduntan, the Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, (ANED), in Abuja on Sunday.

We want her virginity not cash, abductors of young lady tell parents

Suspected cultists who kidnapped Patience Emmanuel; a 20-year-old undergraduate in Bauchi State have told her family that they didn’t need money but the victim’s virginity.

Customers’ outcry forces Access Bank to refund stamp duty deductions

The bank stated that it got it wrong by debiting the customers late.

Fintiri declares 3-day mourning over death of Hama Bachama

Fintiri in a statement signed by his Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou said, that the 3-day mourning period takes effect from Monday 29th June, 2020 across the state.

Only qualified teachers will teach in Borno, gov Zulum vows

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno says only qualified primary and secondary school teachers will henceforth be allowed to teach in the state.

Ajimobi’s widow accuses Oyo govt of abandoning husband while in hospital

Ajimobi died from complications relating to COVID-19 at First Cardiology Consultant Hospital, Ikoyi, Lagos.

$1bn secret account: Whistleblower reports AGF to Buhari over reward

The whistleblower said he was told that because the money involved was huge, the Office of the AGF recommended a private firm with which he should enter into a contract to help him get the funds.

Ribadu condoles Bachama people over death of paramount ruler

Mallam Ribadu described the late monarch as "an elder brother, a friend and a true confidante".

9 soldiers feared killed as Boko Haram ambush troops in Borno

The incident is the first in a long time that soldiers escorting travellers along that route would suffer such an attack.

Hama Bachama in Adamawa, Irmiya Stephen, dies at 66

The Hama Bachama and ruler of Bachama Kingdom in Numan LGA of Adamawa state, Mr Irmiya Stephen, is dead.

COVID-19: 1.3m JAMB candidates will loss admission due to delay of WAEC, NECO exams

The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, noted that candidates who used awaiting results would only be considered when the results were uploaded on the board’s website.

Malami carpets critics, says swearing in of APC c’tee chairman in line with law

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami says there was no legal impediment on him in relation to the administration of oaths.

12 SSS operatives test positive for COVID-19 in Adamawa

There is anxiety in the Adamawa State command of the State Security Services (SSS) as at least 12 personnel of the agency have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Just In: Grief in Numan federation over rumoured death of Bachama king

The Numan federation has been overtaken by grief as news filtered that Mr Irmiya Stephen, Hama Bachama; the ruler of Bachama kingdom in Numan LGA of Adamawa state is dead.

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Bauchi gov suspends Misau emir, 2 district heads over herders, farmers crisis

The traditional rulers are his royal highness the emir of Misau, the district head of Ciroma, the village head of Zadawa. These traditional rulers are hereby suspended

BUA group to establish cement, power plants in Adamawa

The company will also provide three ambulances and N200 million to the government to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus in the state.

COVID-19: We have not relaxed ban on mass gatherings – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has not relaxed its guidelines on mass gathering in the coronavirus (COVID-19) protocol.

All parties involved in Malabu oil deal are corrupt – Italian prosecutor

Sergio Spadaro, the Italian deputy prosecutor, on Thursday told a Milan court prosecuting Shell and Eni over the OPL 245/Malabu affair that all parties involved in the deal were corrupt.