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Ex-Supreme Court Judge, Coommassie dies at 71

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Zaria (Kaduna State) – A former Supreme Court Judge, Justice Saifullahi Muntaqa Coommassie has died at the age of 71 on Thursday evening after a brief illness. Alhaji Yusuf Saifullahi, son...

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Senate passes NAN, NBC, NTA, FRCN Appropriation Bills

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate Thursday passed the 2017 budget of the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) worth N132,550, 000.01. This followed the presentation of the report of the 2017...

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In a gun-dominated world

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By JOSEF OMOROTIONMWAN In whichever direction we look, we see a world sitting precariously on a keg of gunpowder, waiting to explode – a world thoroughly dominated by guns. In this situation...

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Senate begins consideration for Buhari’s $5.5bn loan

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has begun consideration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the approval of an External loan of $5.5 billion to enable the Federal government finance...

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Reps ask FG to halt alleged importation of genetically modified maize

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—The House of Representatives, yesterday, mandated its Committees on Agricultural Production and Services, Customs and Excise to investigate the circumstances...

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Restructuring: You can’t treat unequals equally, El-rufai tells Igbos, others

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA — Amid agitation by leaders of the South East for the creation of an additional state in the zone, Kaduna State governor and chairman of ruling All Progressives...

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…break up Nigeria or go back to regionalism.,.. – Ango Abdullahi

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By Ben Agande Kaduna – Former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, said...

Wed Oct 11th, 2017     Read More →

Bill to establish National Electoral Offences Commission passes 2nd reading at Senate

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A Bill for a law to establish the National Electoral Offences Commission on Wednesday passed second reading at the Senate. The Bill, sponsored by Sen. Abubakar Kyari (APC-Borno), is seeking...

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Norths are not afraid of restructuring -Tambuwal

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The Governor of Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Tambuwal, announced in Kaduna on Wednesday that “the north is not afraid of restructuring of Nigeria’’. Newsmen report that...

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Don restates importance of girl-child education in society

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A don, Dr Jamila Aliyu-Mohammed of the Ahmadu Bello University has stressed the need to educate girl-child for the benefit and well-being of the society. Aliyu-Muhammed made the remarks in a paper...

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Buhari’s group, Arewa Youths Forum bicker over President’s performance, state of Nigerians

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Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has dismissed a statement credited to Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) that “majority of Nigerians are languishing in abject poverty and penury.’’ The...

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Buhari running most corrupt govt in Nigeria, he treats corruption as family affair – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Muhammadu Buhari as the most corrupt in the history of Nigeria, accusing the...

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Establish produce marketing boards, Gov el-Rufai, Emir urge FG

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Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, have called on the Federal Government to revive produce marketing boards nationwide. Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the...

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Restructuring: Buhari right in referring issue to NASS — Dogara

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has given life to President Muhammadu Buhari’s submission that the issue of restructuring rested...

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How Airtel aids quality primary education in Nigeria

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AIRTEL Nigeria has reaffirmed its commitment to quality primary education through its Adopt-a-School programme that offers underprivileged children access to quality education in a conducive...

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