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There may be no elections in 2019 — Bafarawa

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Former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, has expressed doubts over the possibility of holding the 2019 general elections. Attahiru Bafarawa According to him, the All...

Tue May 15th, 2018     Read More →

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, thunderstorms on Tuesday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the central states of the country on Tuesday, with chances of localised thunderstorms over Lafia, and Jos in...

Mon May 14th, 2018     Read More →

How states withdrew N593.1bn from federation account in Q1 2018

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The 36 states of the federation have so far withdrawn about 593.1 billion from the Federation Account as revenue generated in the first quarter of 2018. The breakdown is contained in the monthly...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

Obi, Gates and adding value to the Society

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Globally, only a few men and women have stood out as examples on how to take on the realities of human society. The other day, Bill Gates of the Microsoft fame himself commended Aliko Dangote for...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

EKWEREMADU AT 56: I slept in valleys to avoid flying bullets during Biafra war

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When the war ended in 1970, we managed to go back to school, studying under trees because there were virtually no schools standing, but we managed to proceed under that condition. By 1974, I had...

Sun May 13th, 2018     Read More →

I was four when Republic of Biafra was declared – Ekweremadu

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Deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu who turned 56 on Saturday said that the republic of Biafra was declared when he was four years old. Speaking in Enugu at 7th Enugu Annual Youth Summit...

Sat May 12th, 2018     Read More →

Late Sheik Isiyaku Rabi’u buried in Kano

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Thousands of people including the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III attended the funeral prayer of Kano businessman, late Sheik Isiyaku Rabi’u on Friday in Kano. Rabi’u...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Gov Bagudu commends Nigerians for commitment to agriculture

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… as Gov Lalong hails Buhari for making agriculture leading sector By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Atiku Bagudu, yesterday, commended the renewed passion and...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

FG implores state govts to respect terms of reference on federal roads

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By Favour Nnabugwu THE Federal Government has implored state governments to respect terms of reference of its road infrastructure within their domains, saying it has no objection to their...

Fri May 11th, 2018     Read More →

Fresh woes for APC

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor and Omeiza Ajayi Ex-PDP members (nPDP) write Buhari, issue 7-day ultimatum to address issues •Allege ‘political pogrom’ against members;...

Thu May 10th, 2018     Read More →

2019: nPDP chieftains list grievances with Buhari’s APC

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Some former People Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains who left the PDP for the All Progressive Congress (APC) in 2013 have listed their grievances with the APC demanding and demanding an urgent...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

The importance of women in politics (1)

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By Afe Babalola “A lot still needs to be done to give women more room for participation in politics. It does appear that the huge and overwhelming representation of women at most political...

Wed May 9th, 2018     Read More →

Alleged N15bn fraud: Bafarawa to know fate July 4

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A Sokoto State High Court on Tuesday reserved July 4, for judgment in the alleged N15 billion corruption charges against former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa. Alhaji Bafarawa Bafarawa...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Forum describes codeine ban as breakthrough in fight against drug abuse

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Northern Governors’ Wives Forum (NGWF) on Tuesday commended Federal Government for banning the production and importation of codeine syrup, saying it is a breakthrough in the fight against...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →

Fashola rejects completed houses, roads in Kebbi over shoddy job

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Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Tuesday warned that the Federal Government would not accept the 74 housing units and Jega-Yauri road project due to shoddy job. Fashola...

Tue May 8th, 2018     Read More →