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By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has assured that the state government will continue to encourage and reward hard work among civil servants in the state.

Nigerian senators representing the South-East region of Nigeria, the west African country, have urged the government to investigate allegations that security forces killed around 150 people calling for the independence of Biafran territories.

 Rights group, Amnesty International, accused security forces of firing live bullets on unarmed protesters earlier in May.

.INEC rigged the election before it was conducted –

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The Independent National

Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives  Congress (APC) flagberear, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, winner of the Ondo State governorship election held at the weekend.

Ghanaian woman identified as Adoley has offered herself to President John Mahama. The woman was the ‘star’ of a video which has since gone viral on social media recently, following her bizarre request to give herself to the president for free. Adoley who wore a picture of the campaign poster for the Ghanaian president, John Mahama, on her T-Shirt, confessed her love for him in her dialect.

.Fake female soldier arrested in Abuja

 

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

The former Governor of Bauchi State, Mallam Isa Yuguda, has described  Nigeria as a very difficult country, suggesting that the best way of growing the country is about teamwork.

Yuguda stated this while speaking with journalists when he arrived the state for the first time after leaving office in May 2015.

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Rescued Chibok girl meets Buhari

The 19-year-old Chibok school girl rescued from Sambisa forest on Wednesday met with President Buhari on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

18th Nestle Milo Basketball Championship: Kogi, Adamawa clash in Confluence final

Government Secondary School, Numan, Adamawa and Harmony Secondary School, Lokoja, Kogi State, have qualified for the Confluence Conference final of the 18th Nestle Milo Secondary School Basketball Championships in Lokoja.

NIMASA to review maritime security strategy

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to review its security strategy.

 The measure is to enhance its capacity to combat piracy and illegal activities on Nigerian waters.

NIMASA Director General, Dr Dakuku Peterside, disclosed this

Strike: How Police brutalised Ebonyi labour leaders

Ebonyi Police Command Thursday, May 19, 2016, manhandled and  arrested Mr. Ikechukwu Nwafor, and other labour leaders in the state over the on-going strike in the country, which is being complied with in the state.

NYSC’s 2016 Batch ‘A’ Stream II orientation programme postponed

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Thursday announced the indefinite postponement of the 2016 Batch A, stream II orientation programme, which was initially scheduled to hold this Saturday.

It said a new date would be announced “in due course.”

Court: Metuh goes back to national hospital

Chief Olisa Metuh, the national spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been reportedly rushed back to the National Hospital in Abuja.

 Metuh’s trial has proven particularly controversial.

China denies export of human flesh to Africa

China's Ambassador to Zambia, Yang Youming, has refuted the allegation that China was taking dead bodies, marinating them, putting them in cans and then selling them in African supermarkets.

Nigeria will qualify for Zambia 2017-Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke has assured Nigerians that the Flying Eagles will defend the CAF U-20 title in next year's edition in Zambia.

Bauchi govt owes pensioners N19b

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

Secretary of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Bauchi, Yakubu Mohammed, has disclosed that Bauchi government was owing pensioners N19 billion gratuities.

Boko Haram: How Chibok girl was rescued

Nigerian soldiers have found one of the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram from Chibok, making her the first freed from the Islamic extremists since the mass kidnapping more than two years ago. Her uncle describes her as pregnant and traumatized but otherwise fine.

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