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Look for good brains when forming new cabinet, Ganduje urges Buhari

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Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to look for competent hands in forming his new cabinet. Ganduje Ganduje offered this advice while fielding questions...

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Presidency clears air on Nigerian executed in Saudi

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The Federal Government on Friday said that drugs was hidden in the body of Kudirat Afolabi, who was executed in Saudi Arabia on April 1. SSA to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs...

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Out-of-School children’s figure drops – Minister

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The Federal Government says the number of Out-of-School (OSC) Children in the country has reduced from 13.2 million to 10.2million, following various interventions of the government and...

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Boy, 14, drowns in stagnant pool in Kano

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A 14- year-old boy, Huzaifa Abdulrashid, has drowned while bathing in a stagnant pool called “Promise” at Gwarzo Road in Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State. Mass protests hit...

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Delta govt approves completion of Ughelli/Asaba Road

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By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA State government has approved the completion of the remaining part of the Ughelli/Asaba Road. Okowa The Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah, who spoke...

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System failure, delays, other hitches mar JAMB exams

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JAMB bars journalists from taking pictures, videos of candidates Security personnel confiscate Vanguard reporter’s phone By Joseph Erunke, with agency reports ABUJA—System failure,...

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2019 Hajj: Seven states begin biometric capturing

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Lagos not yet ready for exercise By Ishola Balogun The biometric data capturing exercise for intending pilgrims to 2019 Hajj has kicked off in some states. The states where the exercise has kicked...

Thu Apr 11th, 2019     Read More →

Reps ask I-G to withdraw anti-riot policemen from Jigawa villages

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Abuja – The House of Representatives, on Thursday, called on the acting Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, to withdraw the contingent of anti-riot policemen from Gagarawa...

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UN chief urges democratic transition in Sudan

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for a transition in Sudan that meets the “democratic aspiration” of the Sudanese people after president Omar al-Bashir was...

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Abba files petition against Ganduje’s victory

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Kano – Twenty days after the declaration of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the March 23 governorship election in Kano State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the...

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Sudan army imposes night-time curfew after ousting Bashir

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The Sudanese army on Thursday imposed a night-time curfew across the country after toppling veteran leader Omar al-Bashir. Sudanese soldiers gather in a street in central Khartoum on April 11,...

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Breaking: Buhari in closed-door meeting with service chiefs

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By Nwafor Sunday Breaking: Buhari in closed door meeting with service chiefs President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a closed door meeting with service chiefs. The meeting started around 11: am...

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Drug trafficking : FG reads riot act to airlines

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The Federal Government says it will henceforth penalise any airline whose staff collude with baggage handlers to tag names of innocent travellers on bags containing illicit drugs on outbound...

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Kano State Govt. seals Mbanefo Holiday Inn, arrests 19 CSW, others

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The Kano State Government on Thursday sealed a popular hotel, Mbanefo Holiday Inn at Abeokuta road in Sabon Gari area of Kano over illegal activities. Journalists report that the during closure...

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60,000 Kaduna farmers to benefit from $200m agric projects

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KADUNA—About 60,000 farmers and People Living with Disabilities, PWD, in Kaduna State are to benefit from the federal government’s agro-processing and support value chain...

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