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Strange illness kills 3 in Sokoto

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The Sokoto State government has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses at Mabera in the state. A mechanic and father...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Sokoto Govt. confirms 3 deaths on strange illness

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The Sokoto State government has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses at Mabera in the state. A mechanic and father...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Illegal Arms Possession Charge: Court declines to stop Dasuki’s trial

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA– Detained former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd, on Wednesday, failed to persuade the Federal High Court in Abuja to stop further hearing...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Dangote donates mosque worth over N100m to FOMWAN in Abuja

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Dangote Foundation has donated a mosque worth N100 million to the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) in Abuja. Mr Anthony Chiejina, Chief Corporate Communication...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Secretary urges NGO to sponsor traditional boxing league

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The Secretary of the Nigeria Traditional Boxing Premier League, Ahmed Jada, on Wednesday, urged Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to sponsor the Dambe traditional boxing league. Jada told...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

IPMAN lauds FG ‘s commencement of oil exploration in 5 states

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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano State has commended the Federal Government for starting oil exploration in Sokoto, Benue, Borno, Bauchi and Nasarawa...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Kaduna State as a mirror of the poor state of education in Nigeria: Gov El-Rufai deserves commendation

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“Primary and Secondary Education form the foundation upon which tertiary education is built”. Without a doubt, any country that aspires to greatness in any sphere of its existence must...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Sokoto targets 1.4m school enrollment

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By Abdallah el-Kurebe Sokoto State government has launched a 1.4 million school enrollment for the next school session. Considered Nigeria’s largest school enrollment, the launch took place...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerians now behaving like orphans —Kukah

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…As Zik, Maitama Sule, Abiola bag post-humous awards By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, yesterday, said he was worried that...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

Guards Polo Club set to host Abuja Carnival polo tourney, club chairman assures

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Abuja – Mustapha Junaid, the Chairman of Abuja Guards Polo Club on Monday said the club was set to host a successful Abuja Carnival Polo Tournament from Nov. 22 to Nov. 26. Abuja is bracing...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

NADDC to establish Automobile training school in Nigeria, says DG

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The Nigerian Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) said it would establish automobile training school in the country to train youths in vehicle production. Mr Jelani Aliyu, Director...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

Micro-zoning in North-West: Makarfi’s alleged 2019 presidential bid unsettles PDP

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CRISIS appears to be brewing in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the North-West, where the Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the party, Senator Ahmed Makafi, hails from, over alleged ...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

No automatic ticket for Atiku – PDP’s Jibrin

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The chairman, Board of Trustees, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Walid Jibrin, has said that there would be no automatic ticket for former Vice President and now presidential...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Abba Kyari, Oyo-Ita reconcile at FEC meeting

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, yesterday, resolved their differences and embraced each other before the...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →

Biafrans not terrorists, but want to be heard — CAN President

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Unfair appointments, resource allocation breed crises — Sultan By Dapo Akinrefon & Joseph Erunke ABUJA — Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of Nigeria Supreme Council on...

Thu Nov 9th, 2017     Read More →