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Northern commercial cyclists pick Moghalu to succeed Buhari

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Kingsley Moghalu National Commercial Tricycle, Motorcycle Riders’ Association (NACTMORA) in northern Nigeria has settled for former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof....

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Moon not sighted, Sallah is Thursday - Sultan

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced that the Ramadan fast would continue on Wednesday. x This...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

NSCDC arrests alleged serial rapist suspect

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Sokoto State has arrested a 30-year-old alleged serial rapist suspect. Mr Umar Musa-Bala, the state Commandant of the NSCDC in Sokoto, told...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

Watch out for new moon tomorrow, Sultan orders Muslims

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Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad AbubakarBuhari to mark Eid in Abuja urges moderate celebration As this year’s Ramadan approaches an end, the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

Alleged Irregularities: Reps Committee summons NNPC, others in oil sector

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NNPC The House of Representatives Committees on Petroleum Upstream, has given the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) two weeks ultimatum to appear and explain alleged irregularities...

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →

A country that is bleeding

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Bashir Salihi Magashi On April 22 this year, the Minister of Defense, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (71) (rtd) was on the spot. He told State House correspondents that “Nigeria is...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

24 Unity Schools for national robotics championship

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Twenty-four teams drawn from the Federal Unity Colleges have qualified for the First Lego League (FLL) National Robotics Championship Competition 2021. The teams were selected after highly...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

The making of a Nigerian Flagship

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The process of writing the book that is about to be unveiled started sometime in September 2019. That was when Mr. Ogunseitan and I decided to document the story of the Guardian and our...

Tue May 4th, 2021     Read More →

Lagos vs commercial motorcyclists: And the winner is … 

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Seized motorcycles being transported to task force office, Oshodi Lagos State Government doesn’t appear to be winning the war against the recalcitrant commercial motorcyclists popularly...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Despite PDP NEC’s reprieve, Secondus’ fate still hovers

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Apprehension was thick in the air, when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announced its decision to hold an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting at the wake of alleged...

Sun May 2nd, 2021     Read More →

PCN Seals 536 pharmacies, patent shops in Sokoto

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The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 536 pharmacies and patent medicine shops in 10 local government areas of Sokoto state. The Registrar of the council, Mr Elijah Muhammad,...

Fri Apr 30th, 2021     Read More →

Abiodun flags off reconstruction of Atan–Lusada–Agbara Road

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Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, yesterday, turned the sod for the reconstruction of the Atan-Lusada-Agbara Road, with a promise that the road will not be abandoned. The governor also...

Fri Apr 30th, 2021     Read More →

MUSWEN chronicles history of Islam in Yorubaland

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Representative of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Former Deputy Governor of Lagos State Dr. Idiat Adebule (left); representative of Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Senator Babafemi Ojudu; Oluwo...

Fri Apr 30th, 2021     Read More →

Winners emerge in 17th Lagos Quran Competition

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Winners have emerged in the 17th edition of the biennial Lagos Qur’an Competition, popularly known as ReciteLagos, organised by the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State...

Fri Apr 30th, 2021     Read More →

200,000 more Nigerians benefitted from payroll support programme – Presidency

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The presidency says 200,000 more Nigerians have benefitted from the Economic Sustainability Plan(ESP)’s Payroll Support for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs). x Laolu Akande, Senior...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →