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Nigeria ranks 3rd position in open defaecation – UNICEF Chief

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The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where people still practise open defaecation. Mr Zaid Jurji, the UNICEF Chief of Water,...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Crisis looms as Senate queries ‘unrealistic projections in MTEF’

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—STRONG indications emerged yesterday at the Senate that the implementation of the N8.612 trillion 2018 budget recently presented to the joint session of the National...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

5m pupils get free meal in 19 states — Presidency

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Presidency, yesterday, stated that over five million pupils in 28,249 schools in 19 states of the federation were currently being fed under the...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

Some APC leaders want to discredit President Buhari – Gov. Masari

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• Says North-West leads in illiteracy, ignorance, vices because of poor leadership • ‘Schools attended by foremost northern leaders have been ruined…but we are fixing...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

My wife, our quadruplet dead after I denied them antenatal care – Bereaved man

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• He didn’t have a dime to pay when his wife was brought in for delivery – Hospital CMD By Bashir Bello It was celebration galore in Katsina State when Gaje, the wife of Gora...

Sun Nov 19th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Why Micro zoning may ruin PDP chances

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The quest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to regain power at the centre in the 2019 general elections depends on the outcome of its December 9 elective convention. This much has been stated...

Sat Nov 18th, 2017     Read More →

On el-Rufai, education, politics and GMB’s core states – Kabiru Muhammad Gwangwazo

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I am not surprised that Mr. President has commended Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai’s uncommonly radical moves to sanitize education in GMB’s state of residence. That he points...

Fri Nov 17th, 2017     Read More →

Free Education: Don calls for prosecution of parents who fails to enroll their wards

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – A Professor of English Department, Bayero University, Kano, Professor Ismaila Tsiga on Thursday called for the prosecution of parents who fails to enroll their...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

LG Polls: Katsina inaugurates 10-man c’ttee to come up with election date

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Katsina state government has inaugurated a 10-man committee members to work on dates to conduct Local government election in the state. It would be recalled that...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Tribunal nullifies election of Katsina Rep, Mashi

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA — The National Assembly election tribunal sitting in Katsina State, yesterday, nullified the Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency election, which brought in Mansur Aliyu...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Market Fire Outbreaks: Senate urges traders to get insurance cover

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The Senate has advised traders in markets across the country to obtain insurance to protect their businesses in the event of fire disaster which has become recurrent in markets. This followed a...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

IPMAN lauds FG ‘s commencement of oil exploration in 5 states

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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano State has commended the Federal Government for starting oil exploration in Sokoto, Benue, Borno, Bauchi and Nasarawa...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Dogara orders non-performing C’ttees to forefeit inconclusive reports to House

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…Some of the committees had stayed over one year on one issue …162 C’ttee Chairmen may forefeit rights By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA-THE Speaker of the House of Representatives,...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Senate probes alleged N20trn unremitted stamp duty revenue

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate has begun a probe into alleged N20 trillion unremitted stamp duties revenue in the last five years. It also said over N7 trillion in stamp duties revenue...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Education takes lion share in Masari’s N211.4bn 2018 budget proposal

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State on Monday presented the sum of N211.4 billion naira as 2018 budget proposal to the state house of Assembly.Aminu Bello...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →