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Zamfara APC crisis: Yari’s faction slams Senator Yarima

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Former Zamfara State governor and presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima, has been urged not to preempt the Judiciary in its determination on a pending case before it on the Zamfara...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Sokoto govt confirms 23 burnt alive by bandits in Sabon Birni

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Contrary to speculations that over 40 people lost their lives in a bandits’ attack on a 42-seater bus travelling from Gidan Bawa to Kaduna on Monday, facts have emerged that only 23 people...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria Soil Institute wins Global Award in Thailand

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Activities of the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science, NISS, in line with its core mandate to enhance protection and management of soil resources to mitigate hunger by providing food in quantity and...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

Police arrest 32 bandits, recover 19 AK-47, 17 stolen cars

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Operatives of the Special Tactical Squad (STS) of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested no fewer than 32 notorious suspects for their complicity in the crimes of kidnapping, armed robbery, arms...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

100MT LPG Plant Begins Operation In Kastina

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Butane Energy Limited, one of the gas-based businesses supported with equity investment by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has opened its 100 metric tonnes Liquified...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Osoba urges Buhari to sign electoral bill, backs direct primary

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Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, former Ogun State Governor and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Olusegun Osoba, has expressed his expressed total support for a direct...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

SERAP wants court to stop Buhari, others from shutting down telecoms

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the court for “an order of perpetual injunction to restrain President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

Major APC groups join PDP as crisis in ruling parties festers

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AFTER the failed peace mission to Kano State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is reportedly reviewing its action plan for peace in its troubled state chapters. About 23 state chapters of the...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

We were rescued the day bandits wanted to execute us —Zamfara kidnap victim

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ONE of the 24 kidnap victims in Zamfara State recently rescued by security operatives after spending 60 days in captivity has narrated their ordeals at the hands of their captors. The victim, a...

Sat Dec 4th, 2021     Read More →

How Telecom Shutdown Impacted Lives In Zamfara, Kaduna

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The pronouncement by Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State last Saturday promising to restore telecommunication network in 13 local government areas of the state by Tuesday was...

Sat Dec 4th, 2021     Read More →

Bandits’ attacks: 10 students killed, 780 abducted, 61 in captivity —Amnesty International

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AS the year hobbles to an end, horrible security statistics being rolled out by global watchdog, Amnesty International, shows that children in Nigeria have become the major target of attacks by...

Fri Dec 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Osun 2022: Lasun, former Deputy Speaker, picks nomination form

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Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives in the 8th National Assembly, Honourable Lasun Yusuf, on Thursday, picked the All Progressives Congress Expression of Interest and Nomination forms ahead...

Thu Dec 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Terrorists perpetrating evil in North West are those released by govt, CAN alleges

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has alleged that terrorists perpetrating violence in the North West are either from the North East or those who were released under the purported...

Wed Dec 1st, 2021     Read More →

Police get threat letter to attack churches in Zamfara

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Zamfara State police commissioner, Ayuba Elkanah, has said that a threat letter to attack churches in Gusau has been dropped at the police command headquarters by unknown persons. He made the...

Wed Dec 1st, 2021     Read More →

Governor Matawalle Unveils N160bn 2022 Budget

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Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has presented a budget estimate of N160,248,511,000 for the 2022 fiscal year. Presenting the budget to the state House of Assembly, Matawalle...

Wed Dec 1st, 2021     Read More →