Gov. Obiano dethrones 3 traditional rulers, reinstates 5 others

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has withdrawn the certificates of appointment of three traditional rulers, while reinstating five others in the state.   The Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Chief Greg Obi, announced the governor’s action in a…
Boko Haram seeking relevance with Kankara abduction – FG

Boko Haram is decimated and the remnants of the group are seeking relevance by claiming responsibility for the abduction of 344 school boys in Kankara, Katsina State, the Federal Government has said.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai…
FG distributes N5 million to 250 rural women in Taraba

The Federal Government on Friday distributed N5 million to 250 rural women in Taraba at the rate of N20,000 per head.   Mr Garba Hanawiga, Director of Legal Services at the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development,…
Troops rescue abducted students of GSSS Kankara – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji successfully rescued all the 344 abducted students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State on Thursday.   The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, who disclosed this via…
President Buhari to address rescued Kankara students

President Muhammadu Buhari plans to speak with the 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, after Juma’at Service on Friday.   The president who is on a week-long visit to his country home in Daura, Katsina State,…