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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 →

FG’s Social Investment hasn’t worked well in the North – Mrs Buhari

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—-Tells APC to refund money collected from women for forms during election By Johnbosco Agbakwuru In what appeared to be an indictment of the Federal Government Social Investment Programme,...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

45,000 rice farmers to benefit from anchor borrowers loan in Katsina

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45,000 registered rice farmers across 34 local government areas of Katsina would benefit from Federal Government’s anchor borrower agricultural programme under the current farming season...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

KOGI 2020: Why Buhari Must Speak on Yahaya Bello

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By George Oyedepo The game of politics is always changing and it always boils down to interests. This is why politicians are considered untrustworthy, shifty and dodgy. When politicking,...

Sat May 25th, 2019     Read More →

As May 29 beckons: A game plan for President Buhari

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By Dr Ugoji Egbujo Mr president, it’s the second leg. The gods are on your side. Your fans are no longer expecting a miracle. And they now know it’s not 1984. And they...

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 →

BREAKING: Katsina announces death sentence for kidnappers, cattle rustlers

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Life imprisonment, fine against rapist By Bashir Bello Katsina State government has on Friday announced stiffer penalty of a death sentence against kidnappers and cattle rustlers in the...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

626 killed in 2019 elections ― Report

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By Dennis Agbo NO less than 626 persons were reportedly killed in the event leading to and during the conduct of the 2019 general elections in Nigeria. 2019 election Out of the number, the...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

KATSINA: Who will become President Buhari’s speaker?

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – In Katsina State, consultation is the order of the day over who takes over the speakership of the state House of Assembly as the 7th assembly winds down. File:...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Pilgrims are sponsors of your contract, NAHCON boss tells approved airlines

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THREE airlines have been approved by the Presidency for 2019 Hajj operations. They are Max Air Limited, Medview Airlines Plc, and FlyNas of Saudi Arabia. NAHCON-Boss, Barr Abdullahi...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

TUITION FEES HIKE : Armed police tear gas protesting Ondo students

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By Dayo Johnson AKURE—ARMED policemen from the Ondo State Police Command, yesterday, clashed with students of tertiary institutions in the state protesting hike in their tuition fees....

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

The politics of marijuana in Nigeria

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By Sunny Ikhioya The inspiration for this piece comes from the CNN Julie Chatterley show, aired between 2 pm and 3 pm on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. It was titled, “Politics of cannabis”....

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Kano emirates imbroglio – a reflection

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By Gambo Dori EVEN though the feud between the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, had simmered for many months, yet when it broke into an...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →