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She said the state was the fourth in the Nigeria ranking adding that 32 per cent of the under - five deaths were newborns. "The state is one of the states with the highest mortality rate in the country. No fewer than 32,514 children under- five of age die every year out of which 10, 464 are newborns," she said.
Abubakar Bagudu at Government House on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi. Bhardwaj, who lamented that Nigeria records over one million of under five child deaths, noted that the data indicated that "Kebbi State continues re-occurring among five top states with highest child death rate in Nigeria". She ...

The Kebbi State Police command has recovered a rocket launcher in Kaboro, a border community between the state and Zamfara State. The Commissioner of Police, Kabiru Ibrahim, confirmed this to journalists in Birinin Kebbi, the state capital on Thursday. He disclosed that his officers combed the bush ... rifles
"The Kebbi State Government led the planning, coordination, and bed net event launch," the embassy said in a statement. The embassy said the bed net distribution was a critical component of the ongoing effort to end malaria in Nigeria. According to the embassy, malaria is one of the deadly diseases ...
She said the state was the fourth in the Nigeria ranking adding that 32 per cent of the under - five deaths were newborns. "The state is one of the states with the highest mortality rate in the country. No fewer than 32,514 children under- five of age die every year out of which 10, 464 are newborns," she said.
This was revealed Wednesday by the Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri, while briefing State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting, held ... The ten states according to Mr Lokpobiri include Kebbi, Zamfara, Benue, Kogi, Bayelsa, Anambra, Kaduna, Niger, Ogun, and Bauchi.

Sarkin Kebbi, the Comptroller of Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Lagos, said smuggling activities had reduced on the nation's waterways. ... Its outstations are located in Idi – Iroko, Ijora, several creeks in Badagry, Yekeme, Bar Beach, Igbokodo and Yauri in Kebbi State.
Debilitating climate change could make Nigeria's economic productivity to decrease by 11 percent in two years, two new reports have revealed. ... WANEP in its October 2017 report conducted in Kebbi and Adamawa states noted that the climate change has brought additional uncertainty and risk to ...
Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi on Wednesday swore -in five High Court Judges and two Khadis of the state Sharia Court of Appeal with a call on them to maintain the integrity of the judiciary. He said that without justice there would be no peace, and urged the judiciary to stand firm and uphold justice ...
Five people have been confirmed dead as bandits attacked Bena, a town in Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State. ... invaded the Kebbi town to carry out their attack on border villages at Bena district two days after they had attacked Kaboro, a village bordering Kebbi and Zamfara states.
The Kebbi State Police Command has arrested 11 suspected Bandits who killed five people in Bena town in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Kabiru, told journalists in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital on Tuesday that the suspects were arrested after ...
”Kebbi State is known for peace, your safety here is assured. “I have directed various security agencies in the state to double their efforts towards ensuring adequate law and order,” he said. Bagudu, represented by the Head of Service, Alhaji Abubakar Idris, said NYSC had remained a beacon of hope for ...
Samaila Yombe Dabai explained that the prayer was organized purposely for the peace and unity of Nigeria and Kebbi State under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abubakar Bagudu. Col. Dabai prayed to God to continue guiding President Buhari and Governor Atiku in ...
Prior to the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as President, Kebbi was just like any other far-Northern semi arid state, battling with leadership deficit, infrastructure decay, despondent citizenry and economic inequality. Unlike other peer states, Kebbi was hugely underdeveloped and underutilized. Yet, it is ...
A retired military officer, Colonel Samaila Dabai has urged his former boss, General T. Y. Danjuma (retd), to withdraw his recent statement in which he accused the Army of colluding with terrorists. Samaila-Danjuma Dabai, who is currently the Deputy Governor of Kebbi State, stated this while speaking to ...
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has promoted 14 officers serving in the Kebbi Command. The state NSCDC Commandant, Sammani Ringim, who decorated the promoted officers in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday, said the promotion was to motivate them for effective service delivery.
The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has promoted 766 inspectors and members of the rank and file in the Kebbi Command. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Ibrahim Kabiru, who decorated the officers in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday, said the promotion was part of the Inspector-General of Police's welfare ...

According to him, “the distribution campaign is led by the Kebbi State Ministry of Heath through State Malaria Elimination Programme with technical assistance from US-PMI Implementing Partners, which include USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management, ...
Widows and female divorcees received positive acknowledgement in Kebbi State when over 100 of them received blessings as brides in a mass wedding at the palace of Emir of Argungu in Kebbi State. Many cities in the core north celebrate mass weddings for vulnerable women periodically. Kano State ...
Ogun State has N74.83 billion IGR, Delta N51.88 billion while Kano with N42.41 billion came next. Similarly, the poorest states going by the meagre IGI generated in 2017 are Yobe with least internal revenue of N3.59 billion, Bauchi N4.36 billion, Kebbi State N4.39 billion, Ekiti N4.96 billion and Borno ...
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has arrested four suspects in Sokoto who allegedly smuggled 589 bags of imported rice concealed in a petrol tanker. ... Ahmad said the smuggled items, which were intercepted on Sunday along Koko-Yauri road in Kebbi State, had N11.1 million Duty Paid Value (DPV).
The three senators representing Lagos East, West and Central Senatorial Districts on Sunday passed a vote of confidence and endorsed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term in office, saying that the giant strides of his administration were being felt across the state. The senators- Gbenga Ashafa ...
Furthermore, in order to ensure sound education in the state, the governor joined his counterparts in Sokoto and Zamfara states in setting-up a committee of .... For turning Kebbi State into the largest rice producing state in Nigeria, Governor Atiku was aptly appointed Chairman of the Presidential Task Force ...
Expressing gratitude for the gesture by OCP Africa, the President, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, said rice farmers in Kebbi State in 2017 produced 1 million metric tonnes of rice of the consumed 7.9 million metric tonnes of rice Nigerians consumed in 2017, with the ...
Mohammed stated that aside from Kebbi State, one of the most popular states involved the project, 31 other states were already planting rice in ... The President, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Aminu Goronyo, recently stated that Nigerians consumed about 7.9 million tonnes of rice in 2017, with the ...
Rice is a predominant staple crop in Nigeria, produced in over 18 states of 36 states. .... "Jigawa State is endowed and blessed with vast fertile land, water resources, climate and progressive people, as well as one of the fastest growing agricultural destinations in Nigeria, was identified as an ideal location ...
Kebbi State Government says it has finalised plans to introduce Contributory Healthcare Scheme for citizens to have access to quality healthcare service delivery in the state. The Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, made this known at a one-day workshop in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday organised by Technical ...
Kebbi State Government says it has finalised plans to introduce Contributory Healthcare Scheme for citizens to have access to quality healthcare service delivery in the state. The Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, made this known at a one-day workshop in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday organised by Technical ...
Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has assured farmers in the state of adequate provision of more farming implement to boost agricultural activities. Bagudu made the assertion on Monday at Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnics during the report presentation by Agricultural committee of 21 local governments ...
“The survey was conducted in 16 States of Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Plateau, Jigawa, Adamawa, Yobe, Kaduna, Kano, Taraba, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi, ... Also speaking was the FAO Country Representative to Nigeria, Sufyan Koroma, who emphasized that the Federal and State governments are to take ...
“The survey was conducted in 16 States of Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Plateau, Jigawa, Adamawa, Yobe, Kaduna, Kano, Taraba, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kebbi, ... Also speaking was the FAO Country Representative to Nigeria, Sufyan Koroma, who emphasized that the Federal and State governments are to take ...
... though sponsored by the Kebbi State Government and Arugungu Local Government. The government said the move would provide the women with stable homes, financial and social security. A bride price of N20,000 was paid by Kebbi State governor, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu, on behalf of each husband.
STANDING ankle-deep in water between neatly spaced rice plants, an instructor shows a group of about 100 farmers in Kebbi, a state in north-west Nigeria, how to apply herbicide. The training session, arranged by TGI Group, a Nigerian conglomerate that runs a large rice mill nearby, has an enthusiastic ...
STANDING ankle-deep in water between neatly spaced rice plants, an instructor shows a group of about 100 farmers in Kebbi, a state in north-west Nigeria, how to apply herbicide. The training session, arranged by TGI Group, a Nigerian conglomerate that runs a large rice mill nearby, has an enthusiastic ...
Kebbi State Government has commenced the payment of N274 million compensation to land owners affected by the ongoing construction of township road in Gwadangaji, Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area. Alhaji Abubakar Suleiman, the Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands and Housing, who ...
Kebbi State Government has commenced the payment of N274 million compensation to land owners affected by the ongoing construction of township road in Gwadangaji, Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area. Alhaji Abubakar Suleiman, the Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands and Housing, who ...
He also called for greater lending to those in the agriculture, stressing that if the Federal Government through the Nigerian National Petroleum ... The governor said it was gratifying to note that Kebbi State's contribution to rice production in Nigeria had significantly helped the country in cutting down the ...
BIRNIN KEBBI—KEBBI State government, with the aid of World Health Organisation, has fixed March 10 to 19 for Yellow Fever Reactivation Campaign, following the report of 36 cases of Yellow Fever in ... So far, 879 suspected cases have been reported from 21 states and in Kebbi, 36 cases were reported.
Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi says the state and the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture are collaborating to revive the Argungu fishing festival in the state. The Governor ... The Argungu fishing festival is one of Nigeria's internationally recognised cultural and tourism attractions. The festival, which has ...
Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bagudu, yesterday said plans have reached advanced stage with the Federal Government to revive the ... The governor called for greater funding for the sector, especially through the Anchor Borrowers Programme ( ABP ) to increase rice production in the 36 states.
Kebbi has the capacity to deliver 50 per cent of Nigeria's rice requirements with continuous support of the Federal Government's Anchor Borrowers Programme. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Alhaji Garba Dandiga disclosed this while conducting a team of journalists on inspection of 50 km by 20 ...
... in Kebbi and Zamfara for dry season farming, local officials said on Monday. In Zamfara, Chairman of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Alhaji Ishaq Ajiya-Anka, said 5,403 rice farmers would receive the inputs within the week. According to him, five cluster distribution centers in the state have ...
NAN reports that the Minister who led the journalists to Kebbi for on hand assessment of the agricultural revolution in the state was guided by the state Commissioner for Agriculture, Alhaji Mohammed Dandiga. The retired civil servant said he ventured into rice farming after leaving office and he took ...
Farmers in Kebbi State have began massive planting of sugarcane at Tungan Amadu and Tungan Mai Ramu areas of Shanga and Koko Besse areas for ... It would be recalled that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kebbi State Government, last year, signed a Memorandum of ...
Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State said the State Government would sustain its partnership with the Nigerian Army Corps of Engineers on infrastructure development of the state. ... Mr. John said the army engineers had been partners in the execution of development projects in three states in the country.
No fewer than 18 people are feared dead in Shanga local government area of Kebbi State following the collision of two canoes carrying traders and their goods. The accident occurred Tuesday night around 8:30 pm at a place called Barikin Sakace in Shanga local government when a boat carrying traders ...
Mr. Dakingari made the confirmation on Wednesday in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Birnin Kebbi. ... He said Governor Atiku Bagudu of the Kebbi State had directed the traditional rulers, local government chairmen, Nigerian Inland Waterways' officials and Marine Police to ...
President Muhammadu Buhari has singled out Kebbi State governor, Abubakar Bagudu, as Nigeria's true ambassador on rural economic ... Nura Kangiwa, the Kebbi governor's special adviser on tourism and Coordinator of Argungu fishing festival appreciated the governor for the new look of the office ...
Birnin Kebbi — Farmers in Kebbi State have raised alarm over a fresh invasion of their farms by maggots that are causing their crops to wither. Daily Trust reports that many farmers have, in the past few weeks, had to contend with pests that were ravaging crops in the state. Farmers and experts in the state ...
Kebbi State Government says it has finalised plans to introduce Contributory Healthcare Scheme for citizens to have access to quality healthcare service delivery in the state. The Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, made this known at a one-day workshop in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday organised by Technical ...


 

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