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Historic perspective on the pardon of Alli and Enahoro

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The presidential pardon granted by President Muhammadu Buhari, to former Nationalist and Minister, Anthony Eromosele Enahoro (1923-2010) and also to Professor Ambrose Folorunsho Alli (1929-1989),...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

Kebbi Flood: 11,356 persons affected in six local councils - Action Aid

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A bridge cut off in Kebbiby flood<br />No fewer than 11,356 persons were affected by flood in six local councils, with 5,200 people displaced, 30 persons injured and 15 deaths in the recent...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

FG warns civil servants not to join nationwide strike

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Nigerian Government has warned workers under the federal government not to join the planned strike by labour unions across the country scheduled to start on Monday. “All officers on Grade...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest Sergeant who killed one person, injured 3 in Sokoto

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The Police Command Sokoto State, has confirmed the arrest and detention of Police Sergeant, Bello Garba, who allegedly shot one person to death and injured three others on Friday in Sokoto. The...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Nationwide strike will bring more suffering to workers, governors tell labour

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Governors of the 36 states of the federation, under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), have cautioned the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) against...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerians sadder, more frustrated than ever, Kukah tells Buhari

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The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, yesterday, said Nigerians were sadder and worse off under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The cleric also re-echoed the sentiments of...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Flood: Kebbi SEMA establishes IDP camps

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Alhaji Sani Dododo, the Chairman, Kebbi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Thursday said government had established Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps across the state as a result...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

Rising food prices in North send scary signal

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Nigeria seems to be plunging a new dimension of economic crisis as food inflation reached a new high in northern regions, hitherto considered the food basket of the country. The North consistently...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Take a cue from Edo State, Kukah urges Ondo

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Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah, yesterday, said the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Edo State left a legacy of electoral efficiency for the country, urging Ondo State to...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Sokoto: Hisbah arrest 3 over alleged circulation of rape video on social media

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The Sokoto State Hisbah Commission on Monday, confirmed the arrest of three people alleged to have circulated a video on social media while sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. The victim was...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Ruin, devastation, loss of lives as Kebbi goes under water

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Submerged rice plain. Inset: Collapsed building caused by flood Kebbi State is battling what could be described as the worst flooding in the history of the state. Within a few days, over 600km of...

Sun Sep 20th, 2020     Read More →

Disquiet as Edo State elects governor today

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There was uneasy calm yesterday in most parts of Edo State ahead of the governorship election holding today. Though a total of 14 political parties are participating in the polls, the battle for...

Sat Sep 19th, 2020     Read More →

ICPC intensifies anti-corruption campaigns in Sokoto, others

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ICPC PHOTO:Twitter The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has intensified anti-corruption awareness campaigns in schools and other institutions...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 131 new cases, as total infections now 56,735

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 131 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 56,735. The NCDC made this known...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

CAN’s reaction to Buhari’s statement is hateful, says group

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Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVThe Companion (Association of Muslim Men in Business) has condemned the comments credited to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on President Muhammadu...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →