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REVEALED: Abacha’s son graduates with 479 others

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No fewer than 480 students including the youngest son of late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Mustapha, have graduated from the Maryam Abacha American University (MAAUN), Maradi in Niger...

Sun Apr 8th, 2018     Read More →

Sultan urges Nigerians to pray for leaders

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Goronyo (Sokoto) – The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday urged Nigerians to pray for leaders to succeed in delivering the mandate entrusted in them by the...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

PDP is paying for her sins – Bafarawa

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Former Sokoto State governor, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has advised members of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) to intensify prayers and repentance towards God. Attahiru Bafarawa “It is...

Sat Apr 7th, 2018     Read More →

70-year-old pensioner in prison over alleged attempted rape of minor

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Sokoto – A Sokoto Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 70-year-old pensioner, Haliru Usman, in prison over alleged attempt to rape a minor. rape The accused, who resides in Mabera...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Politicians, not herdsmen, kidnappers, Boko Haram, are greatest threat to security – Okogie

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By Sam Eyoboka lIt’ll be great miracle if we pull through 2019 elections— Kukah CATHOLIC Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, said, yesterday, that the recent call by...

Fri Apr 6th, 2018     Read More →

Insecurity: Dan-Ali assures release of Dapchi schoolgirl

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Buhari okays $1bn for procurement of military equipment …Says army to establish brigade in Zamfara, Katsina By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Henry Umoru ABUJA — PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari...

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →

Shi’a Muslims block Aso Villa gate over El-Zakzaky’s continued detention

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Entrance and exit from the Aso Villa State House Abuja was literally blocked for hours on Wednesday when members of Shi’a Muslims under the aegis of the...

Thu Apr 5th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara carnage: NEMA confirms 54 dead, 7,000 displaced

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The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Wednesday, confirmed that 54 persons were killed by suspected cattle rustlers in Bawar Daji District, Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari can’t spent $1bn on arms procurement until NASS approves – Murray- Bruce

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA-THE Senate, Wednesday took a swipe at the Presidency following the final approval by President Muhammadu Buhari that the sum of $1bn should be released for the purchase of...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

Police recover 948 arms in Sokoto

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The Police Command in Sokoto State said it had recovered 948 guns under the state amnesty programme and police operations in last 24 months. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Murtala...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Buhari approves release of $1bn for procurement of Security equipment

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President Muhammadu Buhari has finally approved the release of $1bn for the purchase of Security equipment to fight Boko Haram and maintain the peace of the country , newsmen report. Fielding...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

I Go Dye @ 39: From village to voice of the voiceless

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High profile comedian of international repute, Francis Agoda, popularly known as I Go Dye marks 39 years of age today, April 4, 2018. Born in Abraka, Delta State, Nigerian on April 4th 1979,...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

Tenure elongation: Govs leave meeting with Buhari frowning, angry

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•Buhari, APC govs’ talks end in deadlock •APC sets up 10-man committee to resolve logjam By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—The differences between All...

Wed Apr 4th, 2018     Read More →

Drug Abuse: Ndigbo and the real authors of moral decadence among northern youths

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A University Don, Malam Bala Mohammed, of the Faculty of Communications, Bayero University, Kano, has accused the Igbo of being responsible for the drug abuse prevalent among youths in the north....

Tue Apr 3rd, 2018     Read More →

APC Governors keep mum after meeting with Buhari

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State Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, declined comments on the outcome of...

Tue Apr 3rd, 2018     Read More →