Buhari has not disappointed me – Obasanjo

•Opposes National Conference By Ese Awhotu with agency report President Muhammadu Buhari who is still in London on medical vacation has received commendation and pass mark in the anti-corruption crusade and the war against insurgency. The pass mark came from former President Olusegun Obasanjo who has said that President Buhari, has not disappointed More...

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Xenophobia: Nigerians not criminals, presidency berates S/African minister

By Ese Awhotu The Nigerian Government has berated South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Mr. Malusi Gigaba over his statement in the aftermath of the xenophobic attacks, which has also brought reprisal attacks on More...

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1,520 couples tie knot in Kano mass wedding scheme

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje From Mustapha Adamu, Kano The Kano State Government yesterday married off 1520 couples in its mass wedding scheme programme . The wedding fatiha processions were held More...

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Kaduna begins payment of pension arrears tomorrow – Pension Bureau

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai From Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna Executive Secretary Kaduna State Pension Bureau, Dan Ndackson yesterdw said the bureau will commence payment of pension benefits of 2017 More...

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Forex: CBN disburses $221.37m for BTA, school fees, others

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, says it has sold $221.37 million to 16 banks through the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market. The apex bank disclosed this in its Forex Forward Sales Report on the second More...

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Govt, Turkish investors partner to revive moribund Sokoto factory

Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Tambuwal By Ese Awhotu Sokoto government said it is partnering with investors from Turkey to revive the moribund state-owned furniture company. At its peak, Sokoto More...

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FG urged to allocate special grant to UniAbuja

By Usman Shuaibu The Emir of Zazzau in Kaduna state, Alhaji (Dr) Shehu Idrisu who is also the Chancellor of the University of Abuja, has appealed to the federal Government to allocate a special grant for the University More...

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Buhari calls Emir of Katsina on phone over mother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has placed a telephone call from London to the Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Usman, over the death of the latter’s mother, which occurred on Saturday. Mr. Buhari condoled with the traditional More...

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FG recalls sacked NCAA directors

The Federal Government has recalled two out of the nine directors who were sacked from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Friday. The duo are Adamu Abdullahi, Director of Consumer Protection, and Ayodele More...

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Hajj enlightenment: Kaduna threatens to bar defaulting intending pilgrims

From Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna Kaduna State Bureau for Interfaiths Director- General, Engineer Namadi Musa has said the state would soon decide to bar any intending pilgrim from traveling to Saudi Arabia for not More...