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All gloves off for PMB

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On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, some ex-leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who joined the coalition that gave birth to the All Progressives Congress (APC), issued a seven-day ultimatum to...

Sat May 19th, 2018     Read More →

Strike: JOHESU unaware of court order – Chairman

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The national secretariat of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has said that the union was not aware of a court order directing its members to resume work within 24 hours. The union said this in a...

Fri May 18th, 2018     Read More →

We’ve made Gov. Okorocha politically irrelevant – Imo APC stakeholders

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The All Progressives Congress (APC), Imo stakeholders have said that they have made Gov. Rochas Okorocha politically irrelevant in their determination to rescue the party from imminent collapse in...

Fri May 18th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki, Police IG trade words over cult suspects

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By Henry Umoru, Demola Akinyemi & Dirisu Yakubu •Police dismiss Saraki’s claims, says nobody should hinder investigations •PDP reacts as Senate sets up 10-member committee to...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Transport fare defies inflation trend, rises in April

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By Elizabeth Adegbsan Barely 24 hours after the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), reported a sustained decrease in inflation rate, the Bureau, yesterday, reported that transport fare was moving...

Thu May 17th, 2018     Read More →

Sultan announces Thursday beginning of Ramadan fasting

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Sokoto – Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto has declared Thursday as the first day for the beginning of the Ramadan fasting in Nigeria. Abubakar announced the citing of...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Birnin Gwari kidnap: ‘Kidnappers have started contacting families for ransom’

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Scores of people were kidnapped in two days on a dangerous road in northern Nigeria, according to residents, in an outbreak of crime unconnected to the Boko Haram insurgency. Kidnap-syndicate The...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

Police confirms killing of 3 cops, kidnapping of Syrian national in Sokoto

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Sokoto state police command has confirmed the killing of three policemen and kidnapping of an expatriate, Abul Nasir, a Syrian national working with Triacta Construction Company in the...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

NCS promotes 34 officers in Sokoto Command

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has promoted 34 officers in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Area Command, including special promotion for outstanding performance. Decorating the officers on Wednesday,...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

$2.1bn Arms Deal: FG re-arraigns Dasuki, 3 others on amended 32-count charge

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…as court grants ex-NSA fresh bail By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA- The Federal Government, Wednesday, re-arraigned the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd, and three...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

No word from Buhari as nPDP’s ultimatum expires

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Johnbosco Agarakwu, Omeiza Ajayi & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari may have rebuffed the threat from the new Peoples Democratic...

Wed May 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Buhari will win election without nPDP members – el-Rufai

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state Tuesday said that the recent threat by members of the defunct New Peoples Democratic, nPDP, to quit the All...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Ramadan 2018 : Price of fruits stable in Lagos

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Ramadan 2018 – Price of fruits remain stable in Lagos markets in spite of the approach of Ramadan. The fruits, popularly consumed during Ramadan, include orange, watermelon, apple and...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Customs generate N9 bn in Kaduna Zone in 4 months

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The Nigeria Customs Service, Zone B, has generated over N9 billion from January to April 2018, the Zonal Coordinator, Mr Udo Emmanuel, has said. Custom Officers Emmanuel, an Assistant Controller...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

Ramadan 2018: Sultan urges Muslims to look out for new moon tomorrow

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By Ishola Balogun Ramadan 2018: The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has enjoined Muslims...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →