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80 students escape death as fire razes hostel in Sokoto

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Eighty female students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Mabera in Sokoto metropolis escaped death on Sunday night when fire completely razed down their hostel. Sokoto The inferno...

Mon Jan 22nd, 2018     Read More →

‘Herdsmen’ debacle mischievously invented by CAN – JNI

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Ben Agande, Kaduna The umbrella body of Muslims in the country, Nigeria, Jamatul Nasir Islam (JNI) on Sunday accused the Christian Association of Nigeria inventing the ‘herdsmen’ to...

Sun Jan 21st, 2018     Read More →

Group calls on FG to block illicit drug inlets to Nigeria

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The Muslim Sisters Organisation (MSO), has called on the federal and state governments to block all avenues through which illicit drugs are brought into the country. The group made the appeal at...

Sun Jan 21st, 2018     Read More →

N40bn: Court affirms SERAP’s right to stop double pay, pensions for Akpabio, Amaechi, Saraki, others

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The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “sufficient interest to bring its suit to stop former governors and now serving...

Sun Jan 21st, 2018     Read More →

Tambuwal flags off sale of locally produced organic fertilizer

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Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off sales of organic fertilizer produced by a local firm, Sokoto-IML Company Ltd. The company was established in 2017 as a joint-venture entity between...

Sun Jan 21st, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria and the curse of Sisyphus (1)

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The question now is: how many of those that have emerged at the forefront of political leadership in Nigeria actually possess those intellectual, moral and spiritual characteristics Plato...

Sun Jan 21st, 2018     Read More →

Dancing in the wind

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Nothing is working. The security situation is appalling and has slidded to the lowest level. People openly boast of the evil they can do. Strangers from hell are pushing to colonize us and our...

Sun Jan 21st, 2018     Read More →

19th century philosophy that drives President Buhari’s cattle colony policy – Reno

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On Wednesday the 17th of January, 2018, an Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic at the Northwest University, Kano, Umar Labdo Muhammad, claimed that Benue state belongs to the Fulani...

Sun Jan 21st, 2018     Read More →

List of all Registered Political Parties, their Headquarters addresses and Principal Officers

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1. A Accord National Chairman: Hon. Mohammad Lawal Nalado National Secretary: Hon. Nurudeen O. Adisa National Treasurer: Mr. Micheal O. Lerama National Financial Secretary: Hon. Joseph E....

Sat Jan 20th, 2018     Read More →

Tiv youths to Sultan of Sokoto: Fulani herdsmen who murdered our people are terrorists

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Barely a day after the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar 111, had tried to distance Fulani herdsmen from Benue massacre, which claimed 73 lives, Tiv youths have slammed the...

Sat Jan 20th, 2018     Read More →

One Nigeria: Are we compatible? – Prof. Ben Nwabueze

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Viewed simply as a physical entity encompassing 75 per cent of the territorial area of the state called Nigeria and 60 per cent of its population, a united Northern Nigeria poses no necessary...

Sat Jan 20th, 2018     Read More →

Many states still owe workers’ salaries despite bailout funds – Survey

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Abuja – Many state governments have used the third tranche of the Paris Club refund to pay the arrears of workers’ salary and pension, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria has...

Fri Jan 19th, 2018     Read More →

Sultan indicts FG, security agencies over herdsmen killings

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor; Emman Ovuakporie, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Peter Duru, Chris Ochayi & Rotimi Ojomoyela •Exonerates Miyetti Allah, says armed herdsmen are...

Fri Jan 19th, 2018     Read More →

Why Nigerian Navy budget should not be undermined – Ete-Ibas

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, yesterday, told the National Assembly not to undermine the budget estimate of the Nigerian Navy pending before it for...

Thu Jan 18th, 2018     Read More →

Photos: President Buhari hosts APC chieftains

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Buhari and Oyegun President Buhari with Former Abia State Governor Orji Uzor Kalu shortly after hosting to Dinner APC Party Chieftains in State House on 18th Jan 2018 President Buhari with Former...

Thu Jan 18th, 2018     Read More →