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Bagobiri: Why I stayed quiet over killings in Southern Kaduna – Kukah

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The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, has revealed why he chose to stay quiet during the recent killings in Southern Kaduna. Bishop Kukah who spoke against what he...

Sun Mar 18th, 2018     Read More →

Despite holding power for all these years, the north is still the poorest part of the country – Kuka

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Excerpt of Bishop Matthew Kukah’s speech at the burial of Bishop Bagobiri in Southern Kaduna I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for war (Ps. 120:7) ‘….For most of you...

Sun Mar 18th, 2018     Read More →

3.7m Nigerians are currently faced with food insecurity – Report

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….may increase to 5.2 million in August 2018 By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE Cadre Harmonise, CH, report for March 2018, conducted in 16 States of the federation and Federal Capital Territory,...

Sat Mar 17th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari, Bill Gate, Gen. AbdulSalami, Saraki others grace wedding of Dangote’s daughter

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By AbdulSalam Muhammad President Muhammadu Buhari was among the dignitaries, who attended the wedding ceremony of Fatima Dangote, daughter of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and her...

Sat Mar 17th, 2018     Read More →

Enough of Local Govt. bazaar

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Some Local government chairmen move about like lords. They have police escorts, they use siren and even enjoy more Personal Assistants than former Anambra governor, the very austere Peter Obi....

Sat Mar 17th, 2018     Read More →

NiMet advises farmers on early maturing, drought-resistant crops

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has advised farmers in the North to plant early maturing and drought-resistant varieties of seeds so as to avoid yield loss in 2018. NiMet gave the...

Fri Mar 16th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari, Bill Gate, Gen.AbdulSalami, Saraki others grace Dangote’s daughter wedding

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By AbdulSalam Muhammad KANO – Presdient Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, in Kano led local and international players to the wedding of Fatima Dangote, daughter of African richest man, Aliko...

Fri Mar 16th, 2018     Read More →

Look for new moon of Rajab, Sultan tells Muslims

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday called on Muslims to look out for the new moon of Rajab 1439AH. The monarch made the call on Friday in Sokoto in a statement...

Fri Mar 16th, 2018     Read More →

Man gets 1 month in prison for hurting 6-year old girl

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Sokoto – A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday jailed one Bashar Musa for one month for hurting a six-year old girl. Musa, 35, of Mana area, Sokoto, had pleaded not guilty to a...

Fri Mar 16th, 2018     Read More →

Aero flight makes emergency landing

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Abuja—An Aero Contractor flight from Sokoto to Abuja about 1:45p.m. on Wednesday has made an emergency landing back in Sokoto due to problems allegedly associated with the landing...

Fri Mar 16th, 2018     Read More →

Justice on a slow lane: Curious posers on why many political trial cases are still in abeyance…

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A sense of confidence in the courts is essential to maintain the fabric of ordered liberty for a free people and three things could destroy that confidence and do incalculable damage to society:...

Fri Mar 16th, 2018     Read More →

3.8m Nigerians may face acute food shortage, global agencies warn

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Abuja – Global food agencies have warned against impending food shortage that could affect 3.8 million people in 16 northern states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory...

Thu Mar 15th, 2018     Read More →

Ajaokuta: Reps ask Buhari to stop concession

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The House of Representatives on Thursday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to stop Mines and Steel Development Minister, Dr Kayode Fayemi, from concession moves of Ajaokuta Steel Company. The...

Thu Mar 15th, 2018     Read More →

NAFDAC discovers bakeries using banned substances in Sokoto State

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The Sokoto State Command of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has discovered some bakeries using prohibited Potassium Bromide and Saccharine substances in...

Wed Mar 14th, 2018     Read More →

Average price of petrol at N173 — NBS

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Kerosene drops marginally By Prince Okafor The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, yesterday said average price paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol,...

Wed Mar 14th, 2018     Read More →