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Hajj 2017: Death toll rises to 14

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By Ishola Balogun & Kazeem Ategbeshe Saudi Arabia—The number of Nigerian pilgrims who died during this year’s hajj has risen to 14, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON,...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Flood Disaster: PDP mobilises support for Benue, Adamawa, Katsina, others

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA—AS flood continues to ravage parts of the country, the PDP Rescue Group, PRG, yesterday, began mobilisation of support from well meaning Nigerians and corporate...

Wed Sep 6th, 2017     Read More →

Fatal Sallah meal in Katsina: Wife kills husband over new bride

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—RESIDENTS of BCJ area of Funtua town in Katsina State have been thrown into confusion over circumstances surrounding the death of a man, Musa Dogon-Kwali alleged to...

Tue Sep 5th, 2017     Read More →

Shock: Suitor dies during flogging in Sharo, Fulani marriage rite

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—Katsina State Police Command has arrested a suitor, Ahmed Saidu of Durmin Biri village of Kafur Local Government Area over the death of another suitor, Yari Inusa...

Tue Sep 5th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari restates commitment to fight corruption

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Daura (Katsina ) – President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to the fight against corruption and other social vices which have hindered the development of the country.Buhari...

Mon Sep 4th, 2017     Read More →

MSMEs: FG launches one-stop shop in plateau, seven other states to follow

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*Alongside Clinics, initiative to support growth of small business In fulfilment of its mandate to significantly spur Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Nigeria, the Federal Government...

Mon Sep 4th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: KASTELEA Marshals escape lynching over alleged cause of accident

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Kaduna State Traffic and Environmental Law Enforcement Agency (KASTELEA), Wednesday, escaped been lynched by angry mob over allegations that they were responsible for a tricycle accident at the...

Wed Aug 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Recession: States abandon N37bn UBEC funds

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE ongoing recession in the country has taken a heavy toll on states, to the extent that they can longer pay their counterpart funds with Universal Basic Education...

Tue Aug 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Abductors of Katsina bizman’s daughter want N100m ransom

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—THE abductors of Mansur Abubakar, Katsina State-born business mogul’s daughter, Nana Mansur, have demanded N100 million as ransom. A source, who pleaded...

Tue Aug 22nd, 2017     Read More →

NiMet predicts localised thunderstorms, light rains on Tuesday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted morning thunderstorms in some northern parts of the country especially Maiduguri, Sokoto, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi and Dutse on Tuesday. Other...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →

Abductors of Katsina business mogul’s daughter demands N100m as ransom

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – ABDUCTORS of the daughter, Nana Mansur to Katsina business mogul, Mansur Abubakar has allegedly demanded for the sum of N100 million as ransom. A source who...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →

Corrupt leaders want Buhari incapacitated — Coomassie

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—THE Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie, has described circumstance surrounding President Muhammadu Buhari’s ill health as a...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →

Quit notice: Nigerians can live anywhere — Buhari

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LAGOS — PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari has warned that the unity of Nigeria has been a concluded issue as it has become non negotiable and that Nigerians have the right to live in any parts of...

Mon Aug 21st, 2017     Read More →

FG, 36 states, FCT share N2.56trn in 6 months

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ABUJA—THE Federal Government, 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have so far shared N2.56 trillion in the first half of 2017 from the Federation Account, an...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →

NPFL: Results of Match Day 35 fixtures

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Following are the results of Match Day 35 fixtures in the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), played on Sunday: Kano Pillars FC 2-0 Abia Warriors FC Rangers Int’l 2-1...

Sun Aug 20th, 2017     Read More →