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Zamfara State Governor Bello Mohammed has given the recalcitrant bandits two months within to surrender their weapons and embrace the state government’s amnesty or face the full wrath of the law. The governor gave the ultimatum to the bandits during his statewide broadcast, concerning the ongoing efforts by the state government to eradicate banditry and […]

The National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria has called on the House of Representatives Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution to reinstate the role of the Traditional Institutions in the ongoing review of the Constitution. Leading a group of Traditional rulers on a courtesy visit to the House Committee, the Chairman of […]

Gunmen have invaded Kato, Bujiko and Gama Dadi in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State killing a person and abducting two. The gunmen stormed the villages in groups on motorcycles in the early hours of Thursday. The villagers deserted their villages for safety in nearby possible hideouts. Editor Paul Akhagbemhe

The Organized Labour in Niger State has joined its counterparts nationwide, in response to a private bill, being sponsored by a Federal Lawmaker, Garba Datti, to provide legal ground for the removal of the national minimum wage from the exclusive list to the concurrent legislative list, which has already passed through the first and second […]

The step by the National Assembly and some state governors to remove the minimum wage from the Exclusive Legislative List have been described as insensitive to the economic hardship being faced by the poor, even as the rate of inflation increases in the country. This was as workers in Taraba State joined the national protest […]

Police in Katsina State have Killed one of the bandits terrorizing the Safana Local Government Area and recovered an AK-47 rifle with two rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition. This is contained in a statement signed by the command’s spokesman, SP Gambo Isah. According to the statement, a Police patrol team attached to Safana Division, had […]

The leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has said it will not hesitate to shut down the country with a nationwide strike if a bill seeking to amend the Constitution to remove the minimum wage from the exclusive list and placed in the concurrent list is passed into law. The President of the NLC, […]

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the construction of the eastern railway line will boost the economic fortunes of the South-South and South-East regions of the country. The Minister said this on Wednesday on AIT’s Breakfast programme, Kakaaki. On the economic viability of the project, Amaechi said the rail will not repay itself but […]

A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Zamfara State, Abdullahi Shinkafi, has alleged that N57 million was offered to the abductors of the 279 Jangebe schoolgirls by some politicians, not to release the victims. He challenged politicians in the state to submit their mobile phones to security agencies for scrutiny and investigation, […]

Residents of Kaduna State, are beginning to lament the continuous adjournment of the case between the leader of the Islamic Moment in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and the Kaduna State Government. The residents who expressed worry over the delay, want the case to be concluded, given the hardship they’ve been going through, each time the […]

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