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Sultan declares Friday Eid-el-Fitr

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he Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Friday June 15, 2018 as the day to mark the Eid-el-Fitr, and the end of Ramadan fast.The Sultan of Sokoto The Sultan announced...

Fri Jun 15th, 2018     Read More →

June 12: The letter MKO Abiola would have written to Buhari

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Following announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari that the Democracy Day holiday that usually holds every May 29, in commemoration of the Day that effectively marked the end of military rule in...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →

JOHESU begs FG for payment of 2 months salary

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The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has appealed to the Federal Government to pay its members April and May salary in line with their agreement to suspend their strike. JOHESU Mr. Achimugu...

Wed Jun 13th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari re-appoints Oyeyemi as FRSC Boss

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – President Muhammadu has approved the renewal of the tenure of Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi as the Corps Marshal/Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps...

Tue Jun 12th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Tinubu, Akande, APC Govs endorse Oshiomhole’s candidacy

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Ahead of the June 23 National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and a former interim...

Tue Jun 12th, 2018     Read More →

Madaki not personal assistant to Magu, N4m extortion allegation baseless – EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has said that Abubakar Madaki is not a Personal Assistant to Ibraihim Magu the Acting Chariam of the agency EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu The EFCC in a...

Mon Jun 11th, 2018     Read More →

We won’t need $8billion to import rice if there is peace in Taraba, says Ishaku

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By Femi Bolaji, JALINGO – GOVERNOR Darius Ishaku of Taraba state has affirmed that the country will save $8 billion usually spent on the importation of rice from other countries annually if...

Mon Jun 11th, 2018     Read More →

World Cup: Women worry over men’s attitude

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As the World Cup begins on Thursday in Russia, some women have expressed worry over men’s attitude during the competition which, according to them, changed based on the national team’s...

Mon Jun 11th, 2018     Read More →

Herdsmen kill because they are criminally-minded, Benue people tell Defense Minister Ali

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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Last Tuesday, Minister of Defense, Brig. Gen. Mansur Dan Ali (ret.), drew the ire of Benue people after he called for the suspension of open grazing prohibition law in...

Sun Jun 10th, 2018     Read More →

May 29 versus May 30 in the history of Nigeria (2)

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By Douglas Anele In addition, some local rice farmers are getting loans at lower interest rates than what the banks are offering to boost productivity. The United States department of agriculture...

Sun Jun 10th, 2018     Read More →

740 pupils share 2 toilets in Nasarawa public school – Headmaster

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More than 740 primary pupils of LEA Primary School in Nyanya-Gwandara, Nasarawa State, share only two toilets, Mr Akwe Omadefu, the Headmaster of the school, says. Toilet System Omadefu made the...

Sat Jun 9th, 2018     Read More →

Anti-Open grazing law: NASS, Benue, Kwara, Taraba tackle Defence Minister

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor, Emman Ovuakporie, Peter Duru & Rotimi Ojomoyela ABUJA—The outburst of the Defence Minister, Mansur Dan-Ali, that President Muhammadu Buhari asked...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

Olukokun describes VAT Wonder Goal Win as best Ramadan Gift

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Still basking in the euphoria of his first VAT Wonder Goal Award success, Nasarawa United’s Najeem Olukokun believes there could have been no better time to win the award than during the...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

Nasarawa Assembly threatens MDAs with sanction

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By David Odama LAFIA—Nasarawa State House of Assembly yesterday passed 11 bills into law and 16 resolutions in the last one year with a threat to sanction state’s Ministries,...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

FG can’t abrogate our Anti-grazing Law, says Fayose

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The Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said the Federal Government lacks the power to suspend or abrogate the Anti-grazing Law enacted by the state government to prohibit open grazing...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →