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Confusion in the Senate over party in majority

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Senate Chamber By Henry Umoru The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, penultimate Tuesday, took a dramatic turn on the floor of the Senate as 14 senators elected on...

Sun Aug 5th, 2018     Read More →

Sokoto: All defectors will regret their actions, Nigerians stand for APC – Wamakko

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Sokoto – Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC Sokoto) who staged a grand homecoming to Sokoto today said defectors to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political parties from All Progressives...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Believe me, all defectors will regret their actions — Wamakko

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Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC Sokoto) says defectors to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political parties from All Progressive Congress (APC) will regret their actions. Wamakko stated this on...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Atiku to commit 21% of budget to education if elected

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to devote 21% of federal budget to education if elected President in the 2019 general elections. Atiku He...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Killings : FG identifies causes, tasks security agencies on intelligence gathering

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The Federal Government has identified factors responsible for the continued wave of killings across the country, charging security agencies on the need to gather...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Defections meant to strengthen us – PDP

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…Government officials in talks with Contact Committee …Presidential Candidate to be decided by party delegates By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Akpabio’s APC romance unsettles PDP

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The romance between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Senator Godswill Akpabio, the PDP Minority Leader in the Senate, has unsettled the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Akpabio might...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Defection: Will APC survive internal cracks?

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By Dirisu Yakubu It was one hell of a week for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following the defection of its high-profile members into the main opposition political party, the Peoples...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Tambuwal, Wamakko: The showdown in Sokoto

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By Abdallah el-Kurebe The stage is now set for a political showdown between Governor Aminu Tambuwal and his one time political leader and predecessor in office, Senator Aliyu Wamakko after...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

I’ll rather be an attack dog than be a mushroom eater – Oshiomhole

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•Adams Oshiomhole on why APC must change leadership style By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu, Benin City THE National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole was...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Saraki, Tambuwal shake PDP presidential race

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*Candidate to emerge in October *Presidential ticket’ll tear PDP apart soon — Jubrin By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor &Henry Umoru THE defection gale that further depopulated...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Sokoto Cement records N7.605bn profit in 2017

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By Naomi Uzor The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) said it has recorded gross profit of N7, 605, 209, 592 in the 2017 financial year despite numerous challenges. Executive Chairman/CEO...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

21 people die in Sokoto boat mishap, 12 rescued

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Local divers have recovered 21 corpses following a boat mishap that occurred at the Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State on Aug. 2. The Director-General of the Sokoto State Emergency...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

2019: Buhari’ll win Saraki, Tambuwal, others in their domains – Tony Momoh

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…Says Nigerians’ll re-elect Buhari in 2019 as appreciation for good work … Says defections won’t stop Buhari’s victory By Anthony Ogbonna with agency reporter A...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

21 die as boat capsizes in Kano

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Twenty-one people were killed when their boat capsized in an area wracked by deadly attacks blamed on cattle thieves in northern Nigeria, the emergency services said Friday. The vessel carrying 50...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →