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Oyetola, Sultan, Ooni others seek fresh strategies in fight against insecurity

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Efforts to find a lasting solution to escalating security challenges facing the country reverberated again yesterday as Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola urged holistic approach in the quest...

Thu Feb 13th, 2020     Read More →

Presidency, Kukah clash over Buhari’s undeclared assets

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President Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV• Bishop accuses the president of clannishness, divisiveness • Says no sane citizen ready to die for rudderless Nigeria • I escaped...

Wed Feb 12th, 2020     Read More →

Insecurity: Anarchy looms, clerics warn as protests hold nationwide

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Kindly Share This Story:…Adeboye calls for overhaul of Nigeria’s security infrastructure …leads thousands on 2-km prayer walk … Delta CAN asks for Amotekun in...

Mon Feb 3rd, 2020     Read More →

N3tr after, National Assembly library suffers neglect

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If the size of a library is a measure of how much individuals or nations set store by knowledge as the recipe for development, it is no wonder that Nigeria’s progress is in dire straits....

Mon Feb 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Group lauds Tambuwal for paying new minimum wage

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The support group of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state (AMWATA), has lauded the governor for paying the new national minimum wage approved by the Federal Government. A statement jointly signed...

Sun Feb 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Senate confirms Hassan as NAHCON chairman

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The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan as Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON). President Muhammadu Buhari had on...

Fri Jan 31st, 2020     Read More →

ICAN appoints Ahmed Kumshe as new registrar/chief executive

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The Governing Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has approved the appointment of a new Registrar/Chief Executive, Professor Ahmed Modu Kumshe. He took over from...

Tue Jan 28th, 2020     Read More →

Troops foil Boko Haram attempt to kill IDPs in Borno

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Kindly Share This Story:…rescue 5 humanitarian workers, Kill 14 terrorists …Kill 2 bandits in North West, rescue 13 kidnap victims Rescued women and children By Kingsley Omonobi In...

Sun Jan 26th, 2020     Read More →

APC's Doguwa wins Kano rerun

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Former majority leader of the house of representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa has won Saturday rerun of his Doguwa/Tudun Wada Federal constituency. The candidate of the ruling All Progressives...

Sun Jan 26th, 2020     Read More →

Troops foil Boko Haram attempt to bomb & kill hundreds of IDPs in Borno

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Kindly Share This Story:…rescue 5 humanitarian workers, Kill 14 terrorists …Kill 2 bandits in North West, rescue 13 kidnap victims Rescued women and children By Kingsley Omonobi In...

Sun Jan 26th, 2020     Read More →

Sokoto Re-run: Election commences peacefully, turnout impressive

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The Saturday legislative re-run election has commenced peacefully in Sokoto with high turnout of voters in Sokoto South and Sokoto North local government areas of the state. The News Agency of...

Sat Jan 25th, 2020     Read More →

Tambuwal sues for peace, ready to work with oppositions

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Aminu Tambuwal Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and electorate to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity during and...

Fri Jan 24th, 2020     Read More →

Tension as INEC concludes 2019 polls

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Kindly Share This Story: …Ekpenyong, Akpabio, Jibrin, Doguwa, others know fate Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) By Clifford Ndujihe THERE is tension in some states of the...

Fri Jan 24th, 2020     Read More →

Police arrests alleged firearms manufacturer, others in Sokoto

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The Police Command in Sokoto state on Thursday says it has arrested one Yahaya Umar, in possession of five locally made firearms The police said many other suspected criminals were also arrested...

Thu Jan 23rd, 2020     Read More →

BREAKING: Kano PDP chairman dumps party for APC

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Kindly Share This Story: By Abdulmumin Murtala, Kano Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, the caretaker committee Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has dumped the party and...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →