Evacuation: 332 evacuees arrive Nigeria from London

By Maureen OkonThree hundred and thirty two (332) evacuees arrived Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos,  from London at 7:40 p.m local time via Air Peace flight No. P47854 on Saturday.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports in Abuja that the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) disclosed this on its Twitter handle, @nidcom_gov.“332 evacuees arrive Murtala Mohammed […]

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ECOWAS, others distribute 150 animals to vulnerable households in Kebbi

By Muhammad LawalEconomic Committee of West Africa States (ECOWAS) and two other development organisations have distributed 150 animals to vulnerable households in Kebbi State towards making them self sufficient.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  reports that the collaborating NGOs are Regional Agency for Agriculture and Food and the Association for the Promotion of Livestock Breading in […]

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Police kill 8 bandits, recover 30 cows in Katsina

By Zubairu IdrisThe Police Command in Katsina State, says it has killed eight suspected bandits and recovered 30 cows in Batsari local government area of the state.The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this in statement on Saturday in Katsina.He said that on Aug. 6, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Batsari, led Operation […]

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Boko Haram: Northeast governors rally support for military

By Hamza Suleiman Northeast Governors’ Forum (NGF) has called for deployment of more state of the art military hard ware to the troops fighting  Boko Haram insurgents. The body said this in a communique issued after its second meeting to discuss the challenges facing the sub-region. The communique was signed by the Forum’s Chairman and […]

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Several dead, many missing after monsoon rains in Pakistan

At least 13 people are dead after heavy monsoon rains and flooding wreaked havoc in several parts of Pakistan, officials said on Sunday.Persistent rain flooded dozens of villages in the southern province of Sindh and the south-western province of Balochsitan during the last three days.At least seven people were killed in Karachi, the country’s most […]

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Angola maintains closed borders to fend off COVID-19

Angola says it will maintain closed borders to fight and prevent a spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. According to a Presidential Decree, which updates the measures adopted during the prevailing ‘State of Calamity’, only nationals and foreign residents can return to the national territory. The decree also stated that foreign citizens […]

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India to halt 101 military imports in push for defence self-reliance – Minister

India will stop importing 101 items of military equipment in an effort to boost domestic defence production, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, said on Sunday. Singh said the move follows Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for defence self-reliance. India is one of the world’s top arms importers. India has accelerated military purchases in the wake […]

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Kano Govt distributes PPEs to 538 schools

By Bamalli Abbas Kano State Government says it has begun the distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to 538 public and private schools in the state. The government also announced plans to provide palliatives to teachers and non-teaching staff of private schools to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje disclosed this […]

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AYEAID TRACTOR HIRING SCHEME 2020 Sensitization of Hiring Agent and Operators:

Date: 7th August, 2020Venue: AYEAID Centre The AYEAID Tractor Hiring Scheme is one of the Organization Agricultural empowerment scheme, the scheme is focused on improving rate of Agricultural and cultivation activities in the state through provision of readily available mechanized Tractors for Farmers especially the smallholder Farmers around in Niger State. In a bid to […]

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