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Borno rice farmers task govt on access road

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Rice farmers in Borno State have called for road rehabilitation to accelerate production and ease movement of produce to markets. Rice farmers A cross section of the farmers made the call in...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

APC strife in 4 Northern states threatens Buhari’s 2019 game plan

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor As Junaid Mohammed flays President’s reliance on family Increasing polarisation within state chapters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in key...

Wed Jan 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Sultan commissions centre for intellectual services

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Monday commissioned a Centre for Intellectual Services on Sokoto Caliphate donated by former Gov. Aliyu Wamakko of the state. Sen. Wamakko...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Ganduje: Piloting Kano with steady hands

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor HE remains one of the most unassuming governors in Nigeria, yet very active in the provision of strong, dynamic and benevolent leadership to the government...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Sights and Sounds of 2018 Politics

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With 410 days away from the next Presidential Election, it is not out of place to assert that the pace and pattern of governance for most of the year 2018 will be shadowed by political...

Mon Jan 1st, 2018     Read More →

Lawmaker shares N7m to youths in Sokoto

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A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Abdussamad Dasuki (APC- Sokoto), representing Tambuwal and Kebbe Federal Constituency on Sunday disbursed N7 million to 350 unemployed...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

Hope Ahead of 2018: President, 34 govs to lift economy with N17.075 trillion

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The Cross River and Lagos budgets are reminiscent of what the first civilian governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, did in the Second Republic when he proposed about one billion naira...

Sun Dec 31st, 2017     Read More →

Outrage as FG appoints dead persons into boards

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By Peter Duru, Johnbosco Agbakuru, Rotimi Ogunmoyela and Dirisu Yakubu The list of appointments into the boards of federal agencies and corporations, released on Friday, is enmeshed in...

Sat Dec 30th, 2017     Read More →

2 years after incarceration Sultan family asks Buhari to free Sambo Dasuki

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The family of detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, yesterday, took up issues with the Buhari administration, formally asking it to free their son from captivity and give...

Sat Dec 30th, 2017     Read More →

Updated: My 17 achievements in 2017— Buhari

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As the year, 2017 approached twilight, President Muhammadu Buhari and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP were yesterday engaged in a war of words over the achievements of the All Progressives...

Sat Dec 30th, 2017     Read More →

Nigeria must regain its pride in food exportation – President Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja reiterated Federal Government’s determination to continually review and strengthen ongoing reforms in the agriculture sector “until...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

We’ll not be satisfied until Nig becomes a food exporting country again – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said his administration will not rest in continually reviewing and strengthening ongoing reforms in the agricultural sector until Nigeria regains its...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

Miners call for urgent intervention in Dangote, BUA dispute

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA— MINERS under the auspices of Miners Association of Nigeria, MAN, yesterday, called on the Federal Government, the Sultan of Sokoto, Emir of Kano, and Arewa...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

Appointments of Imams must be based on knowledge— League of Imams

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The League of Imams and Alfas in Yoruba Land; Edo and Delta States as well as distinguished scholars of Islamic Studies and other stakeholders from the region recently rose from a two-day...

Fri Dec 29th, 2017     Read More →

Bad weather causes flight delays, cancellations at Abuja airport

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ABUJA—SOME domestic and international airlines, yesterday, delayed or cancelled flights at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, due to adverse weather condition. Arik Air The...

Thu Dec 28th, 2017     Read More →