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Nigerian Police Force (NPF) deploys 2000 policemen to the North-East to fight Boko Haram.

The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has deployed additional 2000 Police Mobile Force and Counter Terrorism, Units personnel and Sniffer Dog Sections to the North East to fight Boko Haram insurgency under the Operation Lafiya Dole. A statement by Police spokesman, DCP Jimoh Moshood said the new deployment is consistent with Section 4 of…

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China and US agrees to work towards removing tariffs.

US President Donald Trump has said Beijing says it will reduce and remove” the 40% tariffs it places on US cars imported into China. China has not commented on President Trump’s announcement, which he made on Twitter without providing details. The move, if confirmed, would be welcomed by a car industry unsettled by the escalating…

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Federal Government takes measure to ensure collections of revenue from government-owned companies.

Federal government has announced new measures to ensure that all revenue accrued to the government from government-owned companies are effectively collected. A circular from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has come up with new measures to ensure that all funds generated by these companies are correctly and efficiently swept…

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Shehu Idris College of Health Science and Technology matriculates 2,468.

Shehu Idris College of Health Science and Technology Makarfi has matriculated 2,468 students for 2018 academic session. The College Administrator Malam Yusuf Yakubu disclosed this during the ceremony held at the college campus in Makarfi. He explained that in line with the admission policy of the college about 80 per cent of the admitted students…

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NAFDAC destroys substandard drugs worth billions of naira.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized and destroyed substandard and falsified medicines worth three billion naira within the last one year. Director General of the agency Prof Mojisola Adeyeye disclosed this in Abuja during the commemoration of her one year anniversary in office. She said the substandard and…

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President Buhari approves an enhanced salary structure for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an enhanced salary structure for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for effective policing of the country. The approval was announced during an audience in Abuja with members of the Nigeria Police Service Commission (NPC) and the leadership of the Police Force led by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.…

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EFCC denies reports making the rounds that it received N10million donation from Kano State governor, Abdullah Ganduje.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied reports making the rounds that it received N10million donation from Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to organized anti-corruption marathon. A statement emerged online by Mr Ganduje’s spokesman, Aminu Yassar, saying governor Ganduje donated the money to EFCC, ICPC and Athletic Federation of Nigeria for the anti-corruption…

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President Buhari appoints Ambassador Kabiru Bala as new High Commissioner to South Africa.

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ambassador Kabiru Bala as new High Commissioner to South Africa, with concurrent accreditation to Swaziland and Lesotho. A statement by Ms Sarah Sanda, the Special Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama presenting letter of credence to the new Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa, Kabiru Bala in Abuja l Assistant on…

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Governor Atiku Bagudu approves the purchase of official vehicles for district and village heads

Kebbi state Governor Alhaji Atiku Bagudu has approved the purchase of official vehicles for district and village heads in the 21 Local Government Areas of the state. The state Chairman of All Local Government of Nigeria ALGON Alhaji Shehu Marshal, disclosed this while briefing newsmen after a closed door meeting between the governor and chairmen…

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U.S says Brexit agreement could threaten US-UK trade deal.

U.S President Donald Trump has suggested that Theresa May’s Brexit agreement could threaten a US-UK trade deal. Trump told reporters the withdrawal agreement “sounds like a great deal for the EU” and meant the UK might not be able to trade with the US. Downing Street added that Mrs. May is ready to defend her…

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