Court restrains El-Rufai from sacking district, village heads

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna High Court of Justice sitting in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, has granted an interim injunction restraining governor of the state, Malam Nasir el-Rufai from removing district and village heads in the state. Also restricted were Kaduna State House of Assembly, Jaafaru Ibrahim Sani, Kaduna More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Eid-el-Fitr: Look out for new moon Saturday, Sultan urges Muslims

Ramadan Kareem •As FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holiday As the Ramadan fast draws nearer to a close, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on Muslim faithful to be vigilant and look out More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Osinbajo condemns Taraba attack, deploys military

By Lawrence Olaoye Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the recent violent attack in communities in Taraba state where certain number of deaths were recorded. In a statement made available to Newmen yesterday More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Nigeria starts export of yam to Europe, U.S June 29

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh By Mashe Gomna Nigeria will as from June 29, begin export 72 tonnes of yam to Europe and the United States of America (USA), Chief Audu Ogbeh, Agriculture More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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INEC begins Senator Melaye’s recall July 3

Senator Dino Melaye By Ali Alkali with agency report The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it will begin the process of recalling Senator Dino Melaye on July 3, 2017 as demanded by his senatorial More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Nigeria will overtake US in population by 2050, says UN

United Nations (UN) has said that by 2050, Nigeria will overtake the United States (US) in population. The current population of US is over 322 million, while Nigeria has more than 180 million. The agency also listed More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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5,000 Nigerians stranded in Mali

There are about 5,000 Nigerians waiting to be rescued from Mali, the head of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, Julie Donli, said on Thursday in Abuja. Ms. Donli said this More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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6 European countries deport 34 Nigerians

Thirty-four Nigerians deported from six European countries for immigration-related offences arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday. The deportees, who arrived at 6.30a.m, were More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Verification Exercise: Benue Govt vows to deal with fake staff

From Uche Nnorom Benue State government has sternly warned that it will deal ruthlessly with any fake staff who presents his or herself for the modified table payment verification exercise. The State Deputy governor More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Eid-el Fitr: Adamawa FRSC deploys 600 personnel for hitch free celebrations

From Umar Dankano,Yola In an effort to ensure hitch free celebration of Eid-Elfitir across Adamawa State, the state command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has deployed 600 personnel to maintain free flow More...