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Supreme Court confirms death of former CJN, Katsina-Alu

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the death of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina Alu. The deceased who hailed from Ushongo in Benue, was the CJN from Dec. 30,...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-CJN, Katsina-Alu dies in Abuja Hospital

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, is dead. Katsina-Alu who headed the Nigerian judiciary between 2009 and 2011, reportedly...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

Katsina flood: FG to assist affected victims— Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN By Bashir Bello KATSINA —Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, said the Federal Government will assist victims affected by the downpour, which...

Wed Jul 18th, 2018     Read More →

FG to assist, compensate victims of Jibia flooding- Osinbajo

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Jibia (Katsina) – The Federal Government, on Tuesday pledged to assist victims of flood disaster in Jibia Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina state. Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Flooding kills 49 in northern Nigeria

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Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria’s border with Niger has left 49 people dead and another 20 missing, the emergency services said on Tuesday. Five villages in Jibia district...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari appoints Banire, Tukur AMCON, FCSC chairpersons

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN) and former legal adviser to the now ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, party, Muiz Banire as Chairman of the...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Death toll in Katsina flood rises to 49

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Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria’s border with Niger has left 49 people dead and another 20 missing, the emergency services said on Tuesday. collapsed house Five villages in...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

49 die, many missing in Katsina flood; 90 houses destroyed

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—FLOOD, after a downpour that lasted hours, yesterday, killed no fewer than 49 persons, with dozens declared missing, while over 90 houses were destroyed in Jibia...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Jibia flood update: 44 people killed, 20 missing – Masari

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Katsina – Gov Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday said over 44 persons loss their lives while 20 others are still missing following the Sunday flood disaster in Jibia Local Government...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Heavy downpour in Katsina kills 25, dozens missing, destroys 90 houses

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…we’ve dispatched search, rescue team to affected area – SEMA By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Heavy downpour that lasted hours into the early morning of Monday has killed not...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

The Nigerien Connection

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By Henry Boyo IN September last year (2017), President Muhammed Buhari received his Nigerien counterpart Mahamadou Issoufou in Daura, Katsina State; Issoufou had reportedly visited, to ask after...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Benin Republic Police release 7 out 12 detained Nigerian students

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Seven out of the 12 Nigerian students detained on allegations of cybercrime have been released in Benin Republic, according to a statement from government official. Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa , the...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

Weaponisation of June 12 (3)

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By Douglas Anele Although NEC went ahead to conduct the election and had announced results from many states which showed Chief Abiola leading Alhaji Tofa even in the north, Chief Judge of the...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

The State Police

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Police By Obi Nwakanma A bill to establish the state police services is currently under consideration in the Nigerian National Assembly. It is a bill which will fundamentally alter the Police Act,...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

PDP consults with Obasanjo ahead of 2019 polls

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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) is to meet with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Saturday ahead of 2019 polls. The National Chairman of...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →