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2014 Confab report: Northern senators tackle Southern counterparts

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA — Northern senators, yesterday, replied their Southern counterparts on their call on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider report of 2014 national conference. Gov...

Wed Dec 13th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari’s ministers are unhappy, says Kukah

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BISHOP of Sokoto Diocese of the Catholic Church, Matthew Kukah has said that some ministers working with President Muhammadu Buhari are not happy. President Buhari arrives Paris Ahead of the One...

Tue Dec 12th, 2017     Read More →

The Oba of Benin in a new role

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By Eric Teniola ON November 25, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare Ogigigan II visited the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar IV in his palace in Sokoto, a palace built in 1804. It was a...

Tue Dec 12th, 2017     Read More →

Relief as doctors rescue Nigerian women from VVF nightmare

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Is childbearing a curse or blessing to womanhood? This nagging question kept reechoing as reporters watched surgeons at work in the operating theatre of the Usmanu Danfodiyo Teaching Hospital,...

Tue Dec 12th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari’s secret 2019 morale boosters

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By Ochereome Nnanna LAST week, President Muhammadu Buhari made his first major official trip into the deep North (apart from his usual festal trips to his native Daura in Katsina State) when he...

Mon Dec 11th, 2017     Read More →

PDP Convention: Supporters urge delegates to shun inducement, process manipulation

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Some supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday urged delegates to the party’s national convention in Abuja to vote their choices of candidates and reject any form of...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

Usman Dan Fodio warned that a society can live with the unbelief but … – Kukah

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Sokoto – Bishop Matthew Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto on Friday urged Christians to deepen their faith despite the assaults that Christianity is currently facing. Bishop Matthew...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Police arrest 15 suspects, recover arms, 151 cows, others in Zamfara

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The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested 15 suspects for various crimes in the state and recovered arms, 151 cows and 29 sheep. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Kenneth Ebrimson, disclosed this in...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

FG initiates three-pronged strategy to end fuel crisis

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By Michael Eboh ABUJA—THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it is has initiated a three-pronged strategy to address the fuel crisis currently witnessed across the country, stating that...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Federal Civil Service begins recruitment of OND, HND, BA/BSc

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The Federal government has commenced recruitment into ministries, departments and agencies. All qualified Nigerians with OND, HND, BA/BSc are advised to apply. This was made known by the...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

Supply shortfall cause of fuel scarcity – Kachikwu

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Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, says the major cause of the fuel scarcity currently being witnessed across the country is shortfall in supply of petroleum...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerians not taking enough sugar – expert

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Busari said this while addressing a news conference on Thursday in Abuja. *Sugar “On the basis of per capita consumption, indeed for Nigeria, we are not taking enough sugar. “Nigeria...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

PDP CHAIR: Wike, govs backing Secondus for selfish reasons — Oyelese

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FORMER Minister for Mines and Steel and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Elder Wole Oyelese, has warned party leaders and delegates to prevent disaster by avoiding the traps set...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Character is the basis of good leadership — Lady Maiden Ibru

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By Sinmisola Sode Lady Maiden Ibru, a major discussant at The maiden edition of the HID AWOLOWO FOUNDATION ANNUAL LECTURE which centered on the importance of women’s leadership held recently...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →

Northern senators to meet over restructuring

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The Northern Senators’ Forum and the 19 Northern governors would on Monday converge on Katsina for a three-day retreat to deliberate on the agitations for restructuring of the...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →