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Nigeria on brink of self destruction over bad governance —Briggs

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…urges international community to intervene By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HAR-COURT— JUSTICE and equity advocate, Annkio Briggs, has called on the international community to rescue Nigeria...

Mon Aug 20th, 2018     Read More →

Defections: Tinubu, Tambuwal tango

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By Abdallah el-Kurebe LAGOS—The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, accused Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and Governor Aminu Waziri...

Mon Aug 20th, 2018     Read More →

Why Saraki, Tambuwal left APC by Tinubu

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The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has offered a political-philosophical analysis on why Senate President Bukola Saraki and Sokoto State Governor...

Sun Aug 19th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Tambuwal loses 252 aides to APC

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In what appears like a political earthquake, 252 Special advisers and Special assistants appointed by Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state have resigned their appointments. Tambuwal And they have...

Sun Aug 19th, 2018     Read More →

Flood disaster: Lawmaker supports Sokoto victims with N1 m

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Alhaji Abdussamad Dasuki, member representing Tambuwal/Kebbe Federal Constituency, on Sunday donated N1 million to victims of the flood disaster in Kebbe Local Government area of Sokoto State,...

Sun Aug 19th, 2018     Read More →

The problem of retrogressive politics in Nigeria (5)

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By Douglas Anele Continuing our analysis from where we stopped last week, it can be said that any objective assessment of Dr. Azikiwe, Chief Awolowo, and Tafawa Balewa in terms of educational...

Sun Aug 19th, 2018     Read More →

Eid-el Kabir: Sokoto State Govt. disburses N14.68m for meat

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The Sokoto State Government on Saturday disbursed N14.68 million to 86 District Heads to purchase cows for orphans as Sallah meat in the state. Newsmen report that the exercise was an annual event...

Sat Aug 18th, 2018     Read More →

Watch what you say against Buahri, Group warns Tambuwal

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has faulted the recent comments by Sokoto State Gov. Aminu Tambuwal against President Muhammadu Buhari, describing such as unfortunate, ill-conceived and a...

Sat Aug 18th, 2018     Read More →

Group cautions Tambuwal over unguarded statement against President

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has faulted the recent comments by Sokoto State Gov. Aminu Tambuwal against President Muhammadu Buhari, describing such as unfortunate, ill-conceived and a...

Sat Aug 18th, 2018     Read More →

Why Zik escaped death in 1966

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By Emeka Obasi Major Abraham Eghagha got me thinking about President Nnamdi Azikiwe’s role in the January 15, 1966 military intervention. He was reacting to my piece on Major Chukwuma...

Sat Aug 18th, 2018     Read More →

NASS Blockade, Sack of Daura and poetic Justice

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By Magnus Onyibe About two weeks ago, l wrote an article titled “Siege On NASS, Nigerian Security Agencies Machinations And The Notion of Useful Idiots” which was published on several...

Sat Aug 18th, 2018     Read More →

Multi-national corporations, greed destroyed Nigeria — Bishop Kuka

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By Ediri Ejoh The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, yesterday blamed the multinational corporations, IOCs, colonialism as well as greed emanating from oil discovery for...

Sat Aug 18th, 2018     Read More →

I’m being persecuted for dumping APC — Gov Ortom

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•Herdsmen want to take over our ancestral land •I’ve sworn to protect my people By Peter Duru, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state in this interview spoke on why eight...

Sat Aug 18th, 2018     Read More →

Eid-il-Kabir : Dont borrow to slaughter ram – MURIC

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By Haroon Balogun As Muslims world-over warm up for the Eid-il-Kabir festival, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has cautioned Nigerian Muslims to spend within the limit of their incomes and shun...

Thu Aug 16th, 2018     Read More →

Tambuwal orders compulsory retirement of 2 Permanent Secretaries

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Sokoto – Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has ordered the compulsory retirement of two Permanent Secretaries from the state civil service. Mr Abubakar Shekara, the Director General,...

Thu Aug 16th, 2018     Read More →