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APC supporters attack Zamfara governor’s convoy

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The convoy of Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State was attacked at Lalan roundabout in Gusau, the state capital, as he was travelling to Kaduna, some members of All Progressives...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Lamido appears before Southern, M-Belt leaders, says Nigeria is sick

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— FORMER governor of Jigawa State and presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sule Lamido, yesterday, took a swipe at the current...

Tue Sep 18th, 2018     Read More →

Kaduna community draws water from 1,829-metres-high rock

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The Unguwan Jacob Boyi, Nok community of Jaba Local Government Area, Kaduna State, says their only source of water for ages was a spring at the top of 1,829-metres-high rock above sea level. The...

Mon Sep 17th, 2018     Read More →

“If you didn’t stop Sharia law in Zamfara, you cannot stop anti-open grazing law in Benue”

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Senator Waku takes on Defence Minister Mansur Dan Ali By Peter Duru, Makurdi Senator Joseph Waku is a native of Benue State where conflicts between local farmers and herdsmen have claimed scores...

Sun Sep 16th, 2018     Read More →

Seven states, World Bank came to understudy OYES — Commandante

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By Judith Ufford Over 40,000 youths in Osun State have been productively engaged since the establishment of the Osun Youths Employment Scheme, OYES, began in 2011. As the Governor Rauf...

Sun Sep 16th, 2018     Read More →

Why Zamfara State Gov should resign – Senator Marafa

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, Senator Kabiru Marafa yesterday said that the Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari was supposed to resign as a governor if he has...

Sat Sep 15th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari cannot continue to hide, I challenge him to a debate … – Moghalu

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….You can’t be President if… – Moghalu, YPP Presidential candidate advises against appointing security chiefs from one zone •Says it’s a threat to national...

Sat Sep 15th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki: APC’s nightmare, Presidency’s mortal fear

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By Jude Ndukwe Ever since his emergence as Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has been the undeserved target of mudslinging, character assassination, frivolous court cases, undue media trial,...

Sat Sep 15th, 2018     Read More →

SIT-AT-HOME: Do Igbo really want to leave Nigeria?

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…Igbo will be comfortable in a restructured Nigeria – Agbakoba …98% of Igbo will say no to Nigeria in a referendum –Elliot Ukoh By Clifford Ndujihe, Deputy Political...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Zamfara commiserates with community over attacks

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Shinkafi (Zamfara) – The Zamfara government on Friday sent a five-man delegation to Badarawa Community in the Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state, to commiserate with the community...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Troops kill 50 terrorists in Damasak battle

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By Kingsley Omonobi, with agency report No fewer than 50 Boko Haram terrorists were reportedly killed by soldiers of 145 Battalion in a battle after Boko Haram terrorists attacked troops’...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

Domestic debts of 36 states, FCT hit N3.5trn in H1’18

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By Elizabeth Adegbesan The Debt Management Office (DMO), yesterday, said the domestic debt stock of the country’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) stood at N3.5 trillion as...

Fri Sep 14th, 2018     Read More →

7 Boko Haram terrorists Killed – Army

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By Kingsley Omonobi In continuation of the earlier release by the Nigerian Army, on attack to 145 Battalion location by Boko Haram Terrorists at DAMASAK at about 6pm yesterday evening Wednesday 12...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

Midnight attack leaves 6 persons dead in Zamfara — Police

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The police in Zamfara have confirmed that bandits attacked and killed six persons in the early hours of Wednesday in Badarawa village of Shinkafi Local Government area of Zamfara. The Police...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Zamfara Deputy Governor cautions youths against violence

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Zamfara Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, has cautioned youths in the state against any form of violence before, during and after the 2019 general elections. Wakkala, who is a gubernatorial...

Thu Sep 13th, 2018     Read More →