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Katsina eyes N68.5b loan to finance 2021 budget

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MasariThe Katsina State Government has concluded plans on an N68.5 billion credit to finance its 2021 budget. Governor Aminu Masari had, on Wednesday, presented an N282.8 billion proposal to the...

Fri Nov 20th, 2020     Read More →

236 Nigeria residents contract coronavirus

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Two hundred and thirty-six Nigeria residents have contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, according to official statistics. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the body...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Anger as FG eyes N200b ‘idle’ funds

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Shareholders, economists and securities expert have reacted angrily to Federal Government’s plan to plough N200 billion unclaimed dividends into its coffers, just as the House of...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Arresting worsening insecurity

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The events of the last one month have proven more than ever before how urgent it is that we examine and reflect on the extant security architecture of our land. If bandits could dare to abduct...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Ending open defecation in Nigeria

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You can pretty much gauge the extent of our underdevelopment by some of our habits and conducts. Street hawking, throwing trash out of the car window and dumping refuse at road junctions are some...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Troops dislodge bandits, kidnappers in Katsina, Sokoto

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The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have once again dislodged some suspected bandits and kidnappers in parts of Katsina and Sokoto States. The Coordinator, Defence Media...

Tue Nov 17th, 2020     Read More →

Average price per litre of kerosene increases to N352.93 in October-NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for national household kerosene increased to N352.93 in October from N347.98 in September. The bureau...

Tue Nov 17th, 2020     Read More →

Troops arrest 10 bandits, kill 2, recover 88 rustled livestock — DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters says troops of ‘Operation Accord’ have arrested 10 bandits with 88 rustled livestock, neutralised two and rescued kidnapped victims in recent encounters in...

Mon Nov 16th, 2020     Read More →

Troops rescue 9 kidnapped persons on Kaduna-Abuja highway

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The Kaduna State Government says troops on internal security operations have rescued nine persons kidnapped along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday afternoon. The state’s Commissioner for...

Mon Nov 16th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC confirms 112 new covid-19 infections

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NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 112 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made...

Sun Nov 15th, 2020     Read More →

TETFund … Re-igniting dying research culture in Ivory Towers

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When Prof. Abubakar Kundiri took the reins as vice-chancellor of the Federal University, Wukari (FUWUKARI), Taraba State, he presided over an institution with sparse infrastructure, which made...

Sun Nov 15th, 2020     Read More →

For INAC, NCAC networks Nigeria’s craft to the world

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It was two days of cultural explosion. Two days of arts and culture networking. Overall, it was two days of glitz, glamour and panache that COVID-19 could not stop. It was the 2020 of...

Sun Nov 15th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari’s niece laments slim chances for female politicians

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece, Rabiatu Mohammed, yesterday, ruled out the possibility of a woman becoming the governor of Katsina State in 2023, due to women’s lack of requisite...

Fri Nov 13th, 2020     Read More →

‘RMRDC set to overhaul bamboo value chain in Nigeria’

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H. D. Ibrahim Bamboos are plants in the Bambusoideae subfamily of the grass family. Bamboos include some of the fastest-growing plants in the world and this makes bamboo to be competitive as a...

Thu Nov 12th, 2020     Read More →

Kano cracks down on beer, despite N40.6b remittance

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Despite benefitting from proceeds of alcohol sale through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), Kano State Government, for religious reasons, destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer...

Wed Nov 11th, 2020     Read More →