Wednesday, 22nd May 2024
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Angered by the children’s action, the 23-year-old suspect had tied the hands of seven-year-old Genesis Geoffrey and Ijadai, 3, together with a handkerchief before setting it ablaze.
4 days ago
The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested one Rachel Geoffrey for allegedly setting the hands of her stepchildren on fire for eating cooked rice without permission. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, in a statement on Saturday, titled Cruelty to Children and Human Rights Violations, said Rachael was arrested on…
4 days ago
Vice President Kashim Shettima has launched the Federal Government's Accelerated Senior Secondary School Education Programme (ASSEP) to transform education outcomes in the Northeast region. ASSEP, anchored by the North East Development Commission (NEDC), focuses on subjects related to science, technology, mathematics, and agricultural (STEMA) courses. The programme is targeted at senior secondary school students across…
Northeast Governors Forum
4 days ago
The North East Governors Forum (NEGF) has stated that the Federal Government is not considering the region in the national infrastructure plan despite its consistent appeals to develop the region for economic viability. The governors expressed concern over "the seeming neglect of the Northeast in the allocation of Federal Government Capital Projects." The governors made…
4 days ago
To improve the advocacy for women's rights and inclusion, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also k
15 May
Food security has been severely threatened in the country due to high inflation rates, supply chain disruptions, climate change and security challenges. These have heightened the level of poverty, hunger and social unrest.
4 May
Residents of Taraba, Adamawa and Gombe States are still facing a power outage that has plunged the entire states into darkness for the past two weeks. The blackout, attributed to the alleged vandalism of electricity cables belonging to the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC), has made life difficult for many, especially those who cannot afford…
3 May
Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has said that the state will tap into the energy of youths who are very productive and can contribute to the growth and development of the state.
24 Apr
Residents of Taraba, Gombe and Adamawa states are facing severe hardship as a result of widespread power outage, which has crippled businesses and exacerbated economic challenges in the region.
29 Mar
The Adamawa Police Comnand says the restriction on motorcycle movement in some parts of Yola North and South local government areas still subsists and violators will be sanctioned.
Customs recently thwarted smugglers from illegally transporting fuel to Cameroon
23 Mar
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said its operatives in Adamawa and Taraba recently thwarted smugglers from illegally transporting Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol to Cameroon. Spokesperson of the Adamawa/Taraba Command, Naomi Titus, in a statement said the operatives demonstrated unwavering efforts for effective border management and to suppress smuggling activities at Nigeria's borders.…
18 Dec
Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has lauded the judiciary for ensuring that justice was served in the appeal filed against him by Sen. Aishatu Binani, APC governorship candidate in the state. Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, Chief Press Secretary to the governor in a statement on Monday in Yola, said the appeal was for the 2023 Adamawa…
13 Dec
A 22-year-old girl, Florence Vandi, has reportedly committed suicide in the Viniklang community in the Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa. Vandi is believed to have consumed a poisonous substance locally called “Otapiyapiya”. SP Suleiman Nguroje, the police spokesman in Adamawa, confirmed the development in a statement on Wednesday in Yola. “The deceased, an indigene…


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Raising the monetary policy rate by yet another 150 basis points (bps) suggests the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s appetite for short-term foreign exchange (FX) inflow is far from abating.
37 mins ago
Barely a week to the first anniversary of President Bola Tinubu-led administration, the drumbeats of 2027 politics have started rolling with political realignments that may have far-reaching effects on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
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The proliferation of arms in the South-East has led to an increase in violent crimes such as kidnappings, armed robbery, killings, cultism, and several others.
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Super Eagles’ forwards, Victor Boniface and Nathan Tella, will hope to add to their recent Bundesliga triumph with Bayer Leverkusen today when their side takes on compatriot, Ademola Lookman’s Atalanta in the Europa League final.
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Of the $15 billion startup investment flow to Africa since 2019, Nigeria got received close to 30 per cent, which amounted to $4.4 billion.
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No fewer than 46 persons, including vigilante, operatives, have been killed in Zurak village, Bashar District of Wase Local Council of Plateau State, injuring others in the community.
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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is set to take centre stage at the 2024 RegTech Africa Conference and Awards slated for tomorrow and Friday at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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Organised labour has again rejected the N54,000 proposed by the Federal Government as a new minimum wage for Nigerian workers, saying it could not settle for a proposal that would result in income reduction for federal workers who are already receiving N77,000. 
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Senator Ahmad Lawan (APC-Yobe North), yesterday, clashed with his counterparts, Titus Tartenger Zam (APC-Benue North West) and Victor Umeh (LP-Anambra Central), over the protracted farmers-herders crises in the country.
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There is a need to address challenges in the food and beverage sector as deliberate efforts to tackle inflation in the country.