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Sallah celebrations put off in Buhari’s Daura

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Luminous Jannamike ABUJA—WHEN Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid-Fitr, next week, their counterparts in Daura, Katsina...

Tue May 28th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest 26 persons for alleged homosexuality, murder in Sokoto

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No fewer than 26 persons, including an Almajiri school teacher have been arrested by Sokoto State Police Command over alleged homesexuality, murder and other crimes. Addressing newsmen on Monday...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Ramadan : Pray against ‘political irresponsibility, corruption’, JNI urges Muslims

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By Ben Agande KADUNA—Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has called on Nigerian Muslims to pray against ‘political irresponsibility’ and the high rate of corruption in the...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Jonathan calls for confidence building measures to sustain nation’s democracy

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…Governor Wike says Nigeria’s problems are self-inflicted Former President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that if democracy must endure, the democratic process must be developed in a...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: Buhari, Northern Govs meet in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with Northern governors at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Buhari...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Saraki, Tambuwal commend Wike, Rivers people for defending democracy

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By Adekunle Aliyu Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the Rivers State Governorship Election as the toughest during the 2019 election circles, saying that Rivers people deserve...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Edwin Clark: Portrait of a statesman at 92

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By Prince Akpo Abugo We cannot describe Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark in one episode. Like the divided opinion of the blind who touched different parts of the elephant, many similarly describe him in...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Congrats CBN Governor, but there is wahala (2)

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By Dele Sobowale The “Yes-man” is the enemy. Your true friend will argue with and even fight you —Aleksander Solzhenitsyn, Russian Writer, at Harvard University. THE easiest way...

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

Ihedioha: From the green chamber to douglas House

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By Hon. Victor Afam Ogene When the Imo state electorate chose the Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as their next governor, at the last election, it was a bold statement anchored on informed judgement....

Mon May 27th, 2019     Read More →

N30, 000 New Minimum Wage started April 18, FG insists

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—Says no gov can say he won’t pay —-Adds: Committee working out new template for consequential adjustment By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government has said...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking of will destroy northern Nigeria — Naniya, history professor

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• Says Gov Ganduje broke Jihad rules, challenged the authority of the Sokoto Caliphate • ‘Step shattered the remaining institution that unites Kano’ By Abdulmumin Murtala,...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

Security in Tatters: Govt ignored warning banditry, kidnapping, killings would escalate, spread to Katsina, Kaduna, Sokoto – Researcher

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•Narrates how fight against bandits snowballed into bloody farmers/herders conflict •‘Third force’ brutal intervention •Says Sani Yerima’s seizure of the Fulani...

Sun May 26th, 2019     Read More →

My ordeal in the hands of Wamako, EFCC – Chief Umeh

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By Jacob Ajom Former Acting President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Mike Umeh is a Lagos-based business man who is better known for his involvement in football administration in the...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

2019 Poll: S-Court knocks APC, sacks Zamfara Gov-elect, declares PDP winner

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Anka, expressed concern over the verdict, which handed over the government to PDP, as according to him, the party has no popularity. Court Supreme Court sacks Zamfara gov-elect, awards N10m cost...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

APC expresses sadness over Supreme Court’s verdict on Zamfara

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has expressed sadness over the judgement of the Supreme Court which upheld the decision of the Sokoto Division of the Court of...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →