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Sokoto govt to electrify 550 villages in 2016

Sokoto govt to electrify 550 villages in 2016

Sokoto State Government plans to provide electricity to 550 villages in the the state in 2016, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Rural Development, Alhaji Ladan Abubakar, has said. Abubakar made the disclosure in Sokoto on Tuesday, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) shortly after the inaugural meeting of the House of

Army clears Boko-Haram from Borno villages

Troops of 7 Brigade Friday entered and cleared Gudumbali town, Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, a statement from the Nigerian Army has disclosed. The statement signed by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, disclosed that the operation was part of the continued offensive against the Boko Haram terrorists, adding that quite

Reps disagree with FG, say Borno LGs, villages still controlled by B’Haram

The House of Representatives Thursday flayed claims by the federal government that it has reclaimed local government areas and villages earlier captured by the Boko Haram terror sect saying the insurgents were still in charge and many residents still displaced. In a motion, Abdulrahman Terab (APC, Borno) said Bama, Ngala, Kala-Balge and other adjoining local

Abuja indigenes threaten FCTA over demolition of villages

Community leader of Dagbalo village in Apo District, Rev. Danjuma Dara has warned the FCT authorities to stop further demolition of property of indigenes or be prepared to face the wrath of the villagers. Addressing journalists on Thursday, Dara said the era when indigenes beg to have dialogue with the FCT authorities over resettlement and