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I forfeited being the Rector of a Federal Government institution — Oba Babalola, Onitaji of Itaji

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By Bashir Adefaka Oba Idowu Adamo Babalola will never forget the Nigeria of his days where academic brilliance and hard work was not only appreciated but also duly compensated. It reminds him of...

Sun Sep 17th, 2017     Read More →

IPOB had lost its mandate by causing tension, killings – S/East Govs

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South-East governors, yesterday, justified the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPoB), saying the action was to douse tension and end loss of lives in the region.South-East govs...

Sun Sep 17th, 2017     Read More →

You bathed in the blood of Biafrans by Fani-Kayode

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THE HOMICIDAL RYTHM OF THE PYTHON DANCE On the 15th September 2016, one year ago today, I wrote the following. “You bathed in the blood of Biafrans, you crushed their bones and stripped away...

Sat Sep 16th, 2017     Read More →

.. call your youths to order, JNI begs S/E leaders

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Kaduna – The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), has directed all Imams in the country to preach peace and tolerance during sermons at Friday prayers. Dr Khalid Aliyu, JNI Secretary General,...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria will continue to remain one nation with common goal… – Sultan

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Sokoto – Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has appealed to Nigerians to live in peace with one another and avoid actions that would threaten peaceful coexistence of peoples of...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Bayelsan youths excel

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By Donu Kogbara ACCORDING to Elder Markson Fefegha, Commissioner of Education, the Bayelsa State Government has pledged to continue investing in education because of its strong commitment to...

Fri Sep 15th, 2017     Read More →

Restructuring: APC not working at cross-purposes with NASS, Northern Govs – Panel

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.Releases Thematic Areas, Calls for Memos By Omeiza Ajayi & Stephanie Afer ABUJA: The committee set up by the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to articulate its position on the vexed...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Saudi Arabian court jails Sokoto pilgrim 3 months for claiming ownership of found purse

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By Ishola Balogun A Sharia Court in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, has sentenced a pilgrim from Goronyo Local Government in Sokoto State, Alhaji Mamman Alhaji Lugga Kwakwazo, to three months in prison for...

Thu Sep 14th, 2017     Read More →

Kalanama VIII: A journey turned around by teacher’s victimization

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By CHARLES KUMOLU His Royal Majesty, Pere S.P. Luke Kalanama VIII’s story presents an interesting result of turning missed opportunity into a success story. This, he was able to achieve by...

Wed Sep 13th, 2017     Read More →

Sokoto Investment Company gets new MD

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal has appointed Malam Buhari Dasuki as the new Managing Director of Sokoto Investment Company Ltd. A statement issued in Sokoto Tuesday by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

4 police officers die, 30 injured in Sokoto road crash after shooting trainings

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Four policemen have died while 30 others were severely injured in a fatal motor accident that occurred along Unguwar Rogo Area in Sokoto Metropolis. Mr. Ibrahim Abaras, the Police Public Relations...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

… the report I’m getting is good – Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said he was considering which country to go on exile, if this year’s harvest was not good. The President, who stated...

Tue Sep 12th, 2017     Read More →

Please pay salaries to your workers, they’re suffering – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday urged governors that are owing salaries and pensions to pay their workers who depend solemnly on the money. President Buhari who met with members of the National...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari decries handling of Paris Club refund by governors

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with members of the National Council of traditional rulers and decried the way the Paris Club Refund was spent by some state...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →

Photos: Buhari receives National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria

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President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday received the National Council Of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, NCTRN, in the state house to discuss peace, growth and development of Nigeria from the grass root...

Mon Sep 11th, 2017     Read More →