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Things may bhecome worse if govt doesn’t act on Nigerians’ cries, Sultan warns

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Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero (left); Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi; Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar 111 at the 5th...

Sat Nov 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerians priced out of food market in Xmas mood

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With prices of foodstuffs increasing by the day, Nigerians may face famine amid economic downturn. The Guardian investigation revealed that prices of foodstuffs have doubled, and in some cases...

Fri Nov 27th, 2020     Read More →

Questions over Buhari’s fuel import deal with Niger

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• Haulage modalities unclear • ‘Move signals regional solution’ • Govt may sell state refineries The sincerity of President Muhhamdu Buhari’s roadmap on local...

Thu Nov 26th, 2020     Read More →

Mahmood Yakubu: The task ahead

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Mahmood Yakubu Mahmood Yakubu, Professor of Political History and International Studies is a man of history. He was the first man to earn a first class degree in History from the University of...

Tue Nov 24th, 2020     Read More →

Minister calls for investment in renewable energy

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Ogbonnaya Onu The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, on Monday called on investors to focus attention on renewable energy sector, describing it as lucrative and alternative...

Mon Nov 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Government moves to break ASUU’s ranks, may ratify new union in four weeks

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There are indications that the Federal Government may approve a new union in its bid to break the ranks of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in the eight-month-old strike. x...

Fri Nov 20th, 2020     Read More →

Umahi’s defection: PDP’s strength in Ebonyi, South East intact - Secondus

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{FILES] UmahiThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that the strength of the party in Ebonyi and southeast was intact in spite of Gov. Dave Umahi’s defection to the ruling party. National...

Thu Nov 19th, 2020     Read More →

Troops dislodge bandits, kidnappers in Katsina, Sokoto

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The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have once again dislodged some suspected bandits and kidnappers in parts of Katsina and Sokoto States. The Coordinator, Defence Media...

Tue Nov 17th, 2020     Read More →

Cost of living at crisis point

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Rice. Photo: PIXABAY• FX crisis, food shortage push costs • Headline inflation on the rise since early 2018, hits 14.23% • OPS warns inflation may hit 20% during Yuletide as prices...

Tue Nov 17th, 2020     Read More →

Troops rescue 9 kidnapped persons on Kaduna-Abuja highway

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The Kaduna State Government says troops on internal security operations have rescued nine persons kidnapped along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday afternoon. The state’s Commissioner for...

Mon Nov 16th, 2020     Read More →

Sultan urges Muslims to look for new moon from Sunday

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has requested Muslim Ummah to start to look for the new moon of Rabi’ al-thani 1442AH from Sunday. Abubakar made the request in a...

Sat Nov 14th, 2020     Read More →

At inauguration, Obaseki pledges to deepen reforms, diversify Edo economy

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, were sworn-in for a second term in office yesterday, with a pledge to deepen reforms and diversify the state economy to...

Fri Nov 13th, 2020     Read More →

EndSARS protests as stimulus for regionalism, restructuring

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Northern Governors Southwest urges review of security architecture The issue of restructuring came up strongly recently when different geopolitical zones met with a delegation of President...

Fri Nov 13th, 2020     Read More →

Sokoto state govt. expends N232m on Solar power mini grid – Ministry

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Sokoto State government says it has spent N232 million to install 60kw Solar power mini-grid for security light, hospital, Mosques and local government Secretariat in Sabon Birni local government...

Thu Nov 12th, 2020     Read More →

‘RMRDC set to overhaul bamboo value chain in Nigeria’

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H. D. Ibrahim Bamboos are plants in the Bambusoideae subfamily of the grass family. Bamboos include some of the fastest-growing plants in the world and this makes bamboo to be competitive as a...

Thu Nov 12th, 2020     Read More →