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Fire guts Sokoto new market

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[FILES] fire Photo: WLOX Parts of Shehu Shagari Modern Market in Sokoto, popularly called New Market, was on Tuesday destroyed by early morning fire, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN...

Tue Jan 19th, 2021     Read More →

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Kukah member of Dicastery

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The Head of Vatican city, Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, as a Member of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Human Integral...

Tue Jan 19th, 2021     Read More →

Soyinka warns against imputation of pronouncement as attack on faith

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(Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP) •Says extremists pose threat to peaceful co-existence The venerable writer and 1986 Nobel Prize winner in Literature, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on...

Tue Jan 19th, 2021     Read More →

NFF unveils special task force on COVID-19 compliance by clubs

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has empanelled a special COVID-19 task force charged with working with the various league bodies to monitor compliance with the COVID-19 protocols by all...

Tue Jan 19th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 1,598 new infections, 7 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday reported 1,598 new cases of COVID-19 with seven deaths. The NCDC, on its official Twitter handle, said the total infections in the country...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

How Sokoto State tackles development amid COVID-19, dwindling income

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Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has announced the death of three COVID-19 patients in the state. PHOTO:Twitter Governance is no longer business as usual. Current socio-economic realities...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 1,867 new infections

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) registered 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 107,345. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter...

Sat Jan 16th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC reports 23 fresh deaths, 1,479 new infections of COVID-19

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Nigeria recorded 23 fresh COVID-19 related deaths and 1,479 new infections on Jan. 14, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC made this known on its official website on...

Fri Jan 15th, 2021     Read More →

No harm must befall Kukah, CAN warns

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has cautioned those threatening Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah to put a stop to that, urging security agencies to ensure his safety. It...

Fri Jan 15th, 2021     Read More →

Kukah, Amaechi, Yakassai, others seek new constitution, justice for nation’s healing

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Speakers at the second Never Again Conference (NAC), which was held virtually yesterday, have declared that only a new constitution, justice, equity and obedience to the rule of law could...

Fri Jan 15th, 2021     Read More →

Presidency cautions Muslim group against threatening Kukah

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Matthew Kukah • SOKAPU youths vow to retaliate attack on cleric The Presidency has condemned Sokoto-based Muslim Solidarity Forum (MSF) for calling on the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese,...

Thu Jan 14th, 2021     Read More →

Muslim forum asks Kukah to apologise or leave Sokoto

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The Muslim Solidarity Forum has asked Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Kukah, to tender an unreserved apology to the entire Muslim Ummah over his recent “malicious comments” against...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 1,270 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 1,270 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections to 102,601. The NCDC disclosed this on its...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

Dimeji Bankole to remarry, weds Kebbi governor’s daughter

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A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Sabur Dimeji Bankole, will, on Friday, January 15, tie the nuptial knot with Miss Aisha Shinkafi Saidu, daughter of the Governor of Kebbi State,...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 1,244 new infections as total now 101, 331

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 1,244 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 101,331. The NCDC disclosed this...

Tue Jan 12th, 2021     Read More →