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Court affirms Machina as APC senatorial candidate for Yobe North

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A Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu, Yobe State, has affirmed Mr Bashir Machina, as the genuine candidate for the All Progressives Congress( APC) Yobe North Senatorial District. Justice...

Wed Sep 28th, 2022     Read More →

Court adjourns trial of Sheikh Aisami’s killers

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The High Court of Justice sitting in Damaturu, in Yobe State has adjourned the trial of the suspected killers of renowned Islamic cleric, Sheik Goni Aisami, to an unknown date. When the case came...

Mon Sep 19th, 2022     Read More →

Makinde, others absent as Atiku meets PDP guber candidates

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State led the absentees as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, met with the party’s gubernatorial candidates in...

Sat Sep 3rd, 2022     Read More →

Presidential candidates scheme to control North

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The 2023 presidential campaign is scheduled to kick off on September 28. In this piece, Northern Bureau Chief, MUHAMMAD SABIU looks at the strengths and weaknesses of five presidential...

Wed Aug 31st, 2022     Read More →

Slavery and slave trade in Buhari’s North

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Something terrible is happening in General Muhammadu Buhari’s Northern Nigeria. The slave trade, abolished some 215 years ago is back there. This is no exaggeration. It is real. And like in...

Tue Aug 30th, 2022     Read More →

ASUU president and his union of quacks

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Mother Teresa, the Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun who died a saint, left more than her graceful actions. She strung together unusual letters and left immortal words. In moments of anger, I...

Mon Aug 29th, 2022     Read More →

Life has been so hard, unbearable

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As the world marks the International Day of Remembrance and Tributes to the Victims of Terrorism, KANGMWA GOFWEN reports on the travails of Internally Displaced Persons and how they have been...

Sun Aug 28th, 2022     Read More →

Governors’ powers are almost equivalent to that of Buhari —Gabam, SDP national chair

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In this interview with JACOB SEGUN_OLATUNJI, the national chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Alhaji Shehu Musa Gabam speaks on the general insecurity across the country vis-a-vis,...

Wed Aug 24th, 2022     Read More →

Why Nigerians will prefer Tinubu to Atiku, Obi —Keyamo

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Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), the spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, in this interview with TAIWO AMODU, says the party...

Wed Aug 24th, 2022     Read More →

Buhari condemns murder of Islamic cleric by soldiers

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President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned “the unprovoked and cold-blooded murder of a Yobe State-based Islamic cleric Sheikh Goni Aisami, by a callous soldier he had offered a lift...

Tue Aug 23rd, 2022     Read More →

FG revokes licences of AIT, Silverbird, 21 state-owned stations over N2.6bn debt

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The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has revoked licenses of the African Independent Television (AIT), Silverbird Television (STV), and 21 state-owned stations among others. Addressing the...

Fri Aug 19th, 2022     Read More →

NBC shuts down AIT, Silverbird, Rhythm FM, others over licence issues

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The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has announced the shutdown of AIT, Silverbird, Rhythm FM and some state broadcasting stations over non-compliance with license renewal. The director...

Fri Aug 19th, 2022     Read More →

Insecurity will break Nigeria soon unless we return to regionalism —Gani Adams

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The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, in this interview by BOLA BADMUS, speaks, among other things, on the worsening security situation in the country. You recently raised the...

Sat Aug 6th, 2022     Read More →

Senate committee advocates more funding for education to address decay

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THE chairman, Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, has advocated for more funding to the education sector in order to address the multiple challenges...

Thu Jul 28th, 2022     Read More →

Nigeria’s unity, security beyond 2023 my concern ― Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), telling them that the unity, security and prosperity of the...

Fri Jul 22nd, 2022     Read More →