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Tambuwal approves appointment of Waziri of Sokoto

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has approved the recommendation of the Sultanate council for the appointment of Prof Sambo Junaidu, as the new Waziri of Sokoto. A statement issued by the...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

Hate speech, religion, ethnicity tearing Nigeria apart —Gambari

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—FORMER Permanent Representatives to the United Nations, UN, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, yesterday, expressed concern at the rate hate speech, religion and ethnicity were...

Wed Dec 6th, 2017     Read More →

North not afraid of restructuring, says Tambuwal, others

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JOS—THE Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has said the 19 northern states of Nigeria are not afraid of the proposed restructuring of Nigeria. Gov Tambuwal, Usman Bugaje and Ango...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Bafarawa knows fate in January over N25b corruption charge

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Former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa will on 25 January 2018 know his fate in the criminal charge of corruption slammed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

NNPC says no plan to increase fuel price

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Monday in Abuja reiterated that there was no plan to increase the prices of petroleum products. In a statement, Ndu Ughamadu, the...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

I’ll continue to uphold UNN ‘s standard — JIM OVIA

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NSUKKA—The chairman, Zenith Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Jim Ovia, has said he would continue to uphold the high standards of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN . He made the promise in his...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Photos: UNN gives Sultan, Kalu, Jim Ovia honorary degrees

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Mr. Jim Ovia, Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc (centre), Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III and former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu at the conferment of Honorary Degree of...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

2019 is still a long journey – Tambuwal

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By Abdallah el-Kurebe Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Governor of Sokoto State and former Speaker of the House of Representatives in this interview reviews developments in the state even as he...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerians can live happily together— Ekweremadu

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The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said a united Nigeria where every citizen can actualise his or her potential in any part of the country irrespective of his or her ethnic or...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

INVESTMENT: Tambuwal, Chinese envoy seek closer ties

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SOKOTO—GOVERNOR Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has reiterated his administration’s determination to make Sokoto an economic and industrial hub, making it a preferred investment destination in...

Mon Dec 4th, 2017     Read More →

Amb. Ngozi Kachickwu: Mobilizing one million to march against violence

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On the heels of a report that millions of Nigerians in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) may face food crisis in 2018 following insurgency, flood, windstorm, dry spell, early...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Budget implementation: It’s double-barrel disappointment for tourism – Hon. Ihama-Ogbeide 

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Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, a civil engineer and representing Oredo Federal Constituency in Edo State, chairs the House of Representatives Committee on Tourism. In this chat, he speaks on budget...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Catholic teachings under assault — Kukah

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By Akoma Chinweoke The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, says there is an urgent need to address the severely limited presence of a Catholic ethos in ...

Sun Dec 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Buhari to students: Justify governments’ investment in you

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged universities in the country to justify Federal Government’s investment in them by striving to raise standards. Buhari made the call on Saturday in Nsukka...

Sat Dec 2nd, 2017     Read More →

IFAD task rural community development groups on productivity

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The International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Saturday urged Community Development Associations (CDAs) in Sokoto State to ensure maximum commitment toward improving productivity in...

Sat Dec 2nd, 2017     Read More →