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Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

2019: You don’t have what it takes to beat Buhari, Bindow – Group tells Atiku

Umar said this in response to a claim made on Saturday by Abubakar that he is capable of defeating Buhari and winning Adamawa State for the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019 if he clinched the PDP ticket.

Eid-el-Fitri: NSCIA releases contact details for moon-sighting notice

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has released the statement below, detailing modalities for the sighting of the new moon to signal the end of this year’s Ramadan fast.

75-year-old dry cleaner remanded for allegedly raping two minors, fingering another

A Minna Magistrates’ Court has ordered the remand of a 75-year-old dry cleaner, Abdullahi Umar, for allegedly raping two minors and fingering another.

Two injured as soldiers open fire to protect Gombe senator

Two men were allegedly shot and wounded after soldiers drafted to protect Senator Joshua Lidani (PDP, Gombe South) shot into the air to disperse aggrieved youths reported to have prevented the lawmaker from leaving the residence of a traditional ruler in Talasse, Gombe State.

Emir Sanusi tasks governors on herdmen-farmers clashes

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II has called on Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) to adopt proactive measures to end violence between farmers and herdsmen.

Court remands three for alleged stealing motorcycle

A magistrates’ court in Minna on Thursday ordered the remand in prison of three men: Abdullahi Umar, Ibrahim Isah and Saidu Lawal for alleged armed robbery.

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