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Dangote Micro-Grant scheme targets vulnerable women in four northern states

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By Ebunoluwa Sessou As part of a micro-grant initiative programme aimed at poverty amelioration through economic empowerment of women, the Aliko Dangote Foundation has reiterated its readiness to...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Abducted students, principal, others in Delta regain freedom

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…one teacher, local vigilante member killed By Festus Ahon The two students, Principal, Vice Principal and three teachers of Asagba Mixed Secondary School, Issele-Asagba, Aniocha North Local...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Kano Palace Chief insists he was sacked, seeks reinstatement

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By Abdulmumin Murtala The embattled Kano Palace Chief Alhaji Auwal, the Maja Siddin Sarkin Kano, has called on Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II to give him his job back while insisting measures taken...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Border closure: Customs officials allegedly ‘kill’ Rice smugglers’ informant in Jigawa — Report

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A man suspected to be an informant of rice smugglers has been killed allegedly by officials of the Nigeria Customs Service in Jigawa State, Premium times reports. Seized Items by Customs Tasiu...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Court grants bail to lecturer accused of sexual harassment

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A Kano Chief Magistrate Court has granted bail to a lecturer standing trial over alleged sexual harassment of his female student. The 36-year-old lecturer, Ali Shehu, was granted N200,000 bail...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari writes Senate, seeks to pay Kogi N10bn

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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, seeking approval on the issuance of N10.069 billion for promissory note programme of Kogi State. President Muhammadu Buhari The...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League to begin on Nov. 3

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The League Management Company (LMC), organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), have now picked Nov. 3 as a new kick-off date for the 2019/2020 NPFL season. The new date for...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

There’s no hunger, Nigeria producing enough to feed ― Nanono

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono says Nigeria is producing enough to feed itself, contrary to the narrative in some quarters that there is hunger in the land. Nanono...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Arewa songs of Araba

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By Yinka Odumakin THOSE who know history will not find it very difficult to put a string to the lullabies of leading Arewa voices lately. Second Republic House of Representatives member, Dr Junaid...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

2019 World Food Day: We’re producing enough food, no hunger in Nigeria —Minister

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…says no need for bread consumption By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Ahead of the 2019 World Food Day on October 16, 2019, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Nanono,...

Mon Oct 14th, 2019     Read More →

Thrombosis: Sanofi raises awareness on condition, urges Nigerians to know risks

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Sanofi, a multinational pharmaceutical company, has raised concerns about the need to create more awareness for people, especially patients to know their thrombosis risks and demand for thrombosis...

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Group supports NERC’s move to sanction 8 DisCos

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A Lagos-based consumer group, Energy Consumer Rights and Responsibilities Initiative on Monday said it was in support of a move by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to cancel...

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Saraki can’t resuscitate PDP in Kogi Politics — APC

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By Boluwaji Obahopo The secretary of the media and publicity committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council in the forthcoming Kogi State governorship election, Dr Tom Ohikere...

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MURIC seeks justice for 9 kidnapped Kano children, kicks against kidnapping for Christ

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…says victims were converted to Christians and sold into slavery The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the abduction and conversion to Christianity of nine children from Kano,...

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MURIC seeks justice for 9 kidnapped Kano children

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The Muslim Rights Concern has condemned the abduction and conversion to Christianity of nine children from Kano, urging the Police to quickly prosecute the suspects. MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq...

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