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Kano electorate go spiritual, kill camel, travel to Mecca

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Barely a week to the date of the re-run of the governorship election in some polling stations in Kano state, electorates have thronged places of worship within and outside the country to seek the...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Senate Presidency: Intense Lobby, nocturnal meetings of APC serving senators, senators – elect

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate where the two presiding officers, the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President would emerge, there have been...

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Breaking: Gunmen abduct renowned Quranic reciter, five others in Katsina

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – A renowned Kano-based Quranic reciter, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman have been reportedly kidnapped in Katsina State. Kidnap Sheikh Sulaiman, was kidnapped alongside five...

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Abducted Lebanese worker killed in Kano

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A kidnapped Lebanese construction engineer has been found dead in the bush in northwest Nigeria, a police spokesman said Friday. His body was found by locals near Yansango village on the outskirts...

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PDP warns INEC against cancelling declared results in Bauchi

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) sternly cautions the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) under Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, against attempts by his commission to tamper...

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Bauchi supplementary election: Don’t tamper with already declared results, PDP Warns INEC

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Alleges plot to cancel additional 114, 555 votes By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against the...

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Kwankwaso refutes allegation of instructing Abba not to pay N30k minimum wage when elected

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By Abdulmumin Murtala, Kano Senator Rabui Kwankwaso, the leader of the Kwakwasiyya political movement in Kano has dismissed as concocted lies, allegations against him piblished in some news media...

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Price of cooking gas increased in February – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) increased from N2,039.82 in January to...

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2023: Ensure speedy review of Electoral Law, INEC chairman charges 9th NASS

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Presents Certificates of Return to elected NASS members Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday, charged incoming 9th National Assembly to come...

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9th Senate: Leadership squabble in 8th Senate won’t repeat itself —Senate spokesman

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi (APC, Niger North), has allayed fears of...

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Inconclusive polls: Osinbajo meets Govs Bindo, Abubakar at State House

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, met behind closed doors with Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State and his Adamawa State counterpart, Governor...

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INEC kicks as court stops make-up polls in Adamawa

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By Soni Daniel, Clifford Ndujihe, Joseph Erunke, Umar Yusuf & David Odama •Court order cannot stop election – REC •FG, APC plotting to use military to win Sokoto –...

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Movements in prices of cooking gas divergent as average petrol price drops

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By Prince Okafor The National Bureau of Statistic (NBS) has reported a mixed development in average prices of Liquified Petroleum Gas, LPG, across the country but a decline in average price of...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Ajimobi, Okorocha, Ganduje: An unfolding story

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IT’s incredible how eight years have ended as a two-word parable: constituted authority. That’s what Governor Abiola Isiaka Ajimobi would be most remembered for – the epigram...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Supplementary Polls: Dingdong on the Plateau

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Civil Society Organizations/Coalition of Domestic Observers which deployed its members to observe the recent governorship election in Plateau State have raised concern...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →