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Musings from Aminu Kano’s 35th anniversary for the 17th yr on 17th April

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By Gambo Dori The month of April is a month of life changing events for my State of Kano, and in a way for the larger Nigerian nation. In April, Malam Aminu Kano and his political son, Muhammadu...

Fri Apr 20th, 2018     Read More →

Army to reintegrate displaced residents in Borno

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By Prince Osuagwu & Evelyn Usman LAGOS—Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai yesterday disclosed that the Nigerian Army would be moving its base to Borno State,...

Fri Apr 20th, 2018     Read More →

MMPN holds convention in Abuja

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Fashola to chair event The Honourable Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, will chair the 2nd National Convention of Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, MMPN, with...

Fri Apr 20th, 2018     Read More →

The Archbishop of Canterbury, President Buhari by Femi Fani Kayode

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When President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in the United Kingdom in preparation for the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, Archbishop Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Cantetbury and the...

Thu Apr 19th, 2018     Read More →

$194m NYSC allocation: Should the scheme be scrapped or not?

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FG has failed us — Corps members Use fund for jobs creation By Elizabeth Uwandu LAST Thursday, about 3,000 members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC 2017 Batch A, did their passing...

Thu Apr 19th, 2018     Read More →

Our elections, still a façade

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By Josef Omorotionmwan WELCOME to Nigeria, a land of unequal opportunities; and a land where you must first pretend to hate what you earnestly desire so that people will build the acceptance for...

Thu Apr 19th, 2018     Read More →

Sultan declares April 18 as first day of Sha’aban 1439AH

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Tuesday declared Wednesday April 18 as the first day of Sha’aban 1439AH. The Sultan of Sokoto Abubakar made the call in Sokoto in a...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

2019: How PDP began battle in Buhari’s backyard

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The outing signaled that the ruling party may have a lot of work ahead if it wants to remain in power beyond 2019 with the PDP boasting at the event that it will win and unseat the APC in Katsina...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

Are we as a people fair to those who put down their lives so that we remain united ? — IBB

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•Says Nigerians may not believe him due to June 12 saga •Relives cordial relationship with Abiola even during the crisis •A young Nigerian in the mould of Awo, Zik, Ahmadu Bello,...

Wed Apr 18th, 2018     Read More →

Stranded power compels us to cut generation from 560MW to 240MW – Afam Power

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THE management of Afam Power PLC, has been compelled to cut generation from 560 megawatts, MW to 250 MW as a result of distribution challenges. The Managing Director of Afam power PLC, Engineer...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

To Abuja and back

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By Patrick Dele Cole THE flight was scheduled to leave at 7am. I left home at 5:15am with my driver and ‘ManFriday’ PA. As we drove towards the airport toll gate, the long dispute as...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Youth Championship: Handball fans score HFN high

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The National U-12 and U-15 handball championships concluded in Lagos on Sunday has restored the hope of young players and coaches across the country after several years of training in isolation...

Tue Apr 17th, 2018     Read More →

Obasanjo winning it for Buhari

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With barely a year to the presidential election and until a while ago, beyond speculations and perhaps clamour for particular favourites, we never knew the aspirants. But, more out of arrogance...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Billions spent on political campaigns should be channelled to education — Sultan

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By Gabriel Olawale Lagos—Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday urged Nigerian politicians to...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →

Dangote Flour, others, boost wheat production

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By Naomi Uzor In a bid to boost the country’s self-sufficiency in wheat production, Flour Milling Association of Nigeria (FMAN), made up of Dangote Flour Mills, Flour Mills of Nigeria,...

Mon Apr 16th, 2018     Read More →