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Zamfara State earmarks N7 billion for new Government House

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The Zamfara government has earmarked N7 billion in the 2020 budget for the construction of a new Government House, according to the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Bala Bello. Bello...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Sokoto Assembly passes two executive bills into law

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The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed two executive bills into law to provide for the establishment of fiscal responsibility agency and to generate sufficient revenue for the...

Tue Dec 31st, 2019     Read More →

Sokoto Assembly member slumps, dies

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Alhaji Isa Harisu, a member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, on Monday, slumped and died when he arrived at the office complex to attend the day’s plenary. Deputy Speaker Abubakar...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Experts decry low budget allocations for road infrastructure

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Amid the daunting task of funding the nations’ infrastructural deficit estimated at a cost of $878 billion by 2040, there are concerns on the ability of government’s budgetary...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Dukku Warriors lift Dr Sanusi Cup

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Dukku Warriors on Friday defeated Abubakar Malami FC in the championship match of the seventh edition of Dr. Mohammed Sanusi State Super League staged at the Dukku Barracks football ground....

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos government promises to protect residents’ choice of religion

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The Lagos State Government says it will continue to protect the right of residents to practise the religion of their choices. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State said this on Friday at the 34th...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

Senate raises FCT statutory budget by N46b

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The Senate yesterday passed the National Statutory Budget of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of N278, 355,365,947 with an increase of N46bn from the earlier amount of N232, 875,365,947...

Sat Dec 21st, 2019     Read More →

Council advocates amendment of CRFFN Act

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The Governing Council on Regulation of Freight Forwarders of Nigeria (CRFFN) said the review of the Act establishing the council would promote ease of doing business for effective...

Sun Dec 15th, 2019     Read More →

UNESCO trains journalists on GBV- sensitive investigative reporting

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United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) under its Spotlight Initiative Programme, has...

Sat Dec 14th, 2019     Read More →

How Kebbi State is grappling with banditry, kidnapping

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Irked by the persistent cases of banditry, abductions and sundry criminal activities, the Kebbi State Government recently rolled out a number of programmes to show its commitment to the protection...

Tue Dec 10th, 2019     Read More →

‘Quality education will curb violence, crime’

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Chairman, Northern Traditional Rulers Council and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged the Federal government to lift the standard of education and quality of...

Tue Dec 10th, 2019     Read More →

EFCC nabs wonder bank operator in Sokoto

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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal office has arrested one Amina Kabo (a.k.a Firdausi Kabo) a manager at Olive Micro Finance Bank located at No. 26 Dubabe Plaza...

Sat Dec 7th, 2019     Read More →

Osinbajo is Nigeria’s pride – NSCIA

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Sultan Of Sokoto Says Osinbajo’s Leadership Trait From God The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has described Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the pride of...

Sun Dec 1st, 2019     Read More →

Nations are built by sacrifices, hardwork of leaders, says Osinbajo

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Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday stressed the need for leaders in the country to promote peaceful coexistence and nation-building through sacrifices. Speaking while declaring open...

Sat Nov 30th, 2019     Read More →

ASUU tasks Kaduna police on kidnapped don

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Following the kidnap of a university teacher, Abubakar Idris, the Sokoto/Kano Zone of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has charged the police to effect his freedom and bring the bandits...

Fri Nov 29th, 2019     Read More →