Kebbi to host National Taekwondo Open Championships November 9
Over 104 athletes are set to take part in the Kebbi Taekwondo Open Championships at the Hauru Abdul Stadium, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, from November 9 to 11.
Muslim adherents pay zakat amidst economic recovery
Amid the ongoing economic recovery in the country, a charity based organization Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF) was able to increase its zakat proceeds of N318.1 million in October 2018 to N325.3 million at the end of September 2019.
Army neutralises 39 bandits in Zamfara
No fewer than 39 armed bandits were said neutralises by soldiers in two different operations in Zamfara this week, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Zamfara government to set up N50bn fund to support victims of banditry
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara said on Friday that the government would set up an N50 billion fund to support victims of banditry, especially orphans and widows.
EFCC recovers N65m from INEC officials
Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered N65, 548, 000 from officials of the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara State. EFCC in a statement said the money in higher denominations of Naira notes was recovered from two fireproof safes during a search in the offices of the head…
Deal with criminals, respect human rights, COAS tells troops
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai has directed troops fighting criminals in Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto and other states to deal decisively with all undesirable elements in their areas of operation.
Nigerian Airforce neutralises no fewer than 10 bandits near Kaduna
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD), has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at forests near Birnin Gwari and Janko Hill in Kaduna.
FRSC arrests 1,750 riders over non-possession of number plates, licence
Pursuant to the earlier public statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Joint Tax Board (JTB) that they would begin a clampdown on tricycles and motorcycles without number plates and riders without class ‘A’ licence from October 2, 2019, the FRSC has commenced full enforcement of the policy. According to the agency, it…