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Fake Islamic Rehabilitation Centre: I will not support criminality under any guise, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will not support criminality under any guise, including the abduction of children and selling them off illegally.

He commended the police for its recent discoveries of fake correctional centres in Kaduna and Katsina, and a child-theft racket in Kano states.

In a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Buhari noted that such arrests are in line with his commitment to human rights and dignity of the citizens regardless of their age, religion and ethnicity.

How we were sexually abused in illegal Kaduna rehab centre – Victim

One of the female victims rescued from another illegal facility known as Malam Niga’s Rehabilitation Centre in Kaduna State has revealed how they were sexually abused.
The revelation came shortly after security operatives stormed another illegal facility at Rigasa area in Igabi Local Government Area of the state.

2023: Igbo Presidency is non-negotiable – Vatsa

.Predicts chaos if North retains power after Buhari

Man who raped daughter over two decades, fathered six children with her jailed for 40 years

A man has been jailed for 40 years after raping his own daughter and fathering “at least” six children with her.
Swansea Crown Court heard how the defendant controlled the life of his victim for more than two decades, before going on to rape one of the children he had with his daughter.

Niger SUBEB spends N6b in six years

By Priscilla Campbell,
Minna

Abbas becomes NEDC coordinator in Yobe

By Mohammed Abubakar,
Damaturu

Governor of Yobe State Mai Mala Buni has approved the appointment of Dr. Ali Ibrahim Abbas as the Yobe Focal Person and Coordinator for the North East Development Commission (NEDC). This was contained in a press statement signed by Shuaibu Abdullahi, Press Secretary to the SSG of Yobe State.

AMCON debt to hit N6.6 trillion by 2024 – Balogun

By Valentine Amanze

Niger governor forwards three additional commissioner-nominees to lawmakers

By Priscilla Campbell,
Minna

‘Nigeria lost $600bn to corruption in 59 years’

THE Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), has said that Nigeria has lost about $600 billion to corruption from the time the country attained independence in 1960 to date.

Chairman, HEDA Resource Centre, Olanrewaju Suraju who made the disclosure in Abuja on Thursday, said the stolen funds were either kept abroad or invested in illicit assets.

Suraju said intensive global research conducted by the organisation spanning several months and in collaboration with international partners.

Kwara govt to spend N200m on bursary – AbdulRazaq

KWARA State Government has earmarked N200 million as bursary for students from the state in tertiary institutions across the country.

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq made this known on Thursday at a meeting with the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Kwara branch, at the government house in Ilorin.

According to him, this administration has jerked up bursary for students from N100 million inherited from the last administration to N200 million in the revised budget just passed by the Kwara State House of Assembly.

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