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Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto

Election: Sokoto ex-chief whip, 3 council chairmen, others defect to APC

A former chief whip of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Bello Yahayya Wurno, three former elected chairmen of Rabah Local Government, a former special adviser to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and a former caretaker councilor have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Official: Jos metropolitan board generates N3 million

Mr Mathias Hata, General Manager, Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB), says the board has generated N3.2 million from its Park and Pay project on Ahmadu Bello Way in 2018.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Shehu Sani lists reasons North is extremely poor

In a post on his Facebook page, he also stated that abandoning the moral and ethical standards and economic vision and legacies of Ahmadu Bello were part of many other reasons the region was poor.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.

Aliko Dangote donates N1 billion hostel to Ahmadu Bello University

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) is set to inaugurate a N1 billion hostel it built for the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Writers task youths on knowledge of past leaders

Some writers in Abuja have stressed the need for youths to be acquainted with the history of Nigeria’s past leaders in order to inspire them and preserve the nation’s heritage.

Cleric: Lies, intolerance, unequal treatment reason Kaduna boils

The minister in-charge of First Baptist Church, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna, Rev. Isaac Gbadero, says that untruthfulness, religious intolerance, unequal treatment, especially by political leaders, were some of the factors fueling crisis in Kaduna State.

Business activities resume in Kaduna metropolis

Business activities resumed on Thursday in Kaduna metropolis after the relaxation of a 24-hour curfew imposed since Sunday.

[email protected]: Kebbi government introduces N5 billion agric loan to boost rice production

The Kebbi government says it has introduced commercial agricultural loans for farmers in order to increase the production of rice in the state, Governor Atiku Bagudu has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Independence: Muhammadu Buhari urges Nigerians to see diversity as source of strength

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, urged Nigerians to see their diversity as source of strength, progress, peace and national development.

Ango Abdullahi: Parliamentary system panacea to Nigeria’s corruption

Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said that the only way Nigeria can end corruption and the numerous challenges standing on its way to greatness is to abolish ‘corrupt and expensive’ presidential system for parliamentary system of government.

Sule Lamido: President Buhari’s integrity claim a fraud

Former Jigawa State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, has dismissed the claim of integrity attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that before him, there were famed Nigerian leaders with integrity, which the president has never acknowledged.

Religious tolerance: Nigeria must go back to Sardauna era – Bishop

Chairman, Kaduna State Peace Commission, Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has said for Nigeria to succeed in religious tolerance, it must go back to the era of premier of Northern Nigeria and Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello.

Patrick Lumumba: Nigeria’s leadership deficit, missing link to Africa’s greatness

Kenyan Anti-Corruption Crusader Prof. Patrick Lumumba has blamed the challenges to Africa’s greatness on the problems of leadership structure in Nigeria.

Ex-Governor Bafarawa: EFCC is manned by unqualified professionals

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa has on Monday disclosed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is manned by unqualified professionals who need to be well trained.
Hajj Pilgrims

Kebbi set to airlifts 3,000 hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Kebbi State Muslims Pilgrims Board is set to airlift about 3,000 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for this year 2018 hajj exercises.
Tunde Adeleye

Anglican Bishop: Nigeria becoming failed state

The Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Communion, Calabar, Tunde Adeleye, has said Nigeria is becoming a failed state. He said the country has derailed from the vision of its founding fathers.

Ex-SGF Olu Falae blames North for herders’ crisis

The secretary to the military government of Ibrahim Babangida, Chief Olu Falae, has blamed the states in the north for the crisis caused by herdsmen in Nigeria.

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Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun: $350 million World Bank loan’ll boost Ogun’s 50-year master plan

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, on Wednesday, disclosed that the next administration in the state will access the $350 million World Bank loan for the development of the state, adding the loan will go a long to impact positively on the 50 year master plan developed by his administration for the state.

Zimbabwe president says ‘monumental task’ to fix economy

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday called for calm as he vowed to tackle the "monumental task" of fixing the shattered economy that has sparked violent protests this week.

Body of trapped miner found after 36 days

Indian emergency workers on Thursday said they have found the body of one of 15 miners trapped inside a so-called “rat hole” mine for over a month.
Kirk Woodman

Canadian national abducted by suspected extremists in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's security ministry says a Canadian national has been kidnapped by suspected extremists in the West African nation near its border with Niger.
AC Milan's Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain leaves the pitch after receiving a red card during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Juventus on November 11, 2018 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA - AFP)

Gonzalo Higuain set to join Chelsea on loan for six-months

Gonzalo Higuain is set to join Chelsea on loan from Juventus, with reliable Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano claiming the deal is nearly done.