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Why Awo did not make West to secede

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By Eric Teniola ON May 1, 1967 at a meeting of Leaders of thought of Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo made the following declarations: “I consider my duty to Yoruba people in particular...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: IGP orders dismantling of road blocks nationwide

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Inspector General of Police,Ibrahim Idris, has ordered his men to immediately remove all roadblocks on highways nationwide. Ibrahim Idris, IGP But the police...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

IPOB/HAUSA CLASH: Arewa group condemns five northern Govs. to visit to Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT – The Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria, AIPCSN, has condemned the five Northern governors who visited the Governor of Rivers...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Man beats 3-yr-old step-daughter to death in Katsina

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—A middle-aged man, Akilu Alhaji Saidu, has allegedly beaten to death his three-year-old step-daughter, Saratu Yahuza. Saidu has since been arrested and detained by...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Inheritors of the Niger Area

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By Owei Lakemfa THE elites who took over from the British colonialists behaved quite badly; within five years, parts of the country including the Middle Belt and the West were on the boil....

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Hajj: Max Air returns 23,000 pilgrims to Nigeria

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Max Air Limited said it had so far returned no fewer than 23,000 pilgrims to Nigeria since the commencement of airlift of pilgrims after the 2017 Hajj in Saudi Arabia. This is contained in a...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Katsina at 30: Vision of founding fathers alive — Masari

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Governor Aminu Bello Masari, yesterday, said the creation of Katsina State, 30 years ago, gave it the keys to develop or otherwise. Masari spoke during a lecture entitled,”Katsina at 30:...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Katsina APC endorsed Buhari, Masari for second term

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – All Progressive Congress, APC, Katsina State chapter of the President’s homestate has on Saturday endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and the State Governor,...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Gov. Udom canvasses for Governors, wants tenure elongation

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has on Friday canvassed for tenure elongation of the present crop of Governors at the helm of affairs in the states of the...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

We shouldn’t experience another civil war — Ohanaeze

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Says Ndigbo not interested in secession IPOB sponsors should have a rethink — Masari We do not sponsor IPOB —French govt Killer herdsmen not terrorists —Garba Shehu By Abdallah...

Fri Sep 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Health ministry tracks 4 major diseases outbreaks

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Health Minister Isaac Adewole has submitted the weekly report of the state of the Nation’s public health to the Federal Executive Council. He told statehouse correspondents at the end of the...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

Electricity tarrif hike: Labour threatens to shut down economy

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…Asks Buhari, EFCC to probe utilisation of Paris Club fund By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE organised labour yesterday threatened to paralyze the nation’s economy if the...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →

Hajj: We did not abandon any pilgrim — Official

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The Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board has denied abandoning its pilgrims in Saudi Arabia after completion of the 2017 hajj. Alhaji Salisu Shinkafi, Chairman of the board made the denial on...

Tue Sep 19th, 2017     Read More →

The hope of black man rests with the Igbo of the South East, … – Shetima

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…Lack of communication bane of Nigeria–Okorocha By Dapo Akinrefon FOLLOWING the growing tension some South East states, chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Borno...

Tue Sep 19th, 2017     Read More →

43-yr-old man sodomises two 15-yr-old boys after N200 ‘bribe’

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—An ex-convict, Ibrahim, 43, has been arrested by officers of Katsina State Police Command for allegedly luring two 15-year-old-boys with N200 and turning them to sex...

Tue Sep 19th, 2017     Read More →