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Stop blaming PDP for your woes – Governor Fayose tells Presidency

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has carpeted the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on his continuous complaints about alleged corruption in the immediate past Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government.

Governor Masari: Street begging has no basis in Islam

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State, had on Saturday, said street begging by children has no basis in Islam and challenged those engaging in the act to find other means of sustaining their living.

Almajiri: I wish I can go to western school like any other child

An 11-year-old Almajiri, Usman Ya’u, says his desire in life is to go to a conventional school like any other child, so that he can become a teacher.

Kano Hisbah apprehends 48 beggars

Kano State Hisbah Board said it arrested no fewer than 48 beggars in Kano metropolis last month for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state.

NAPTIP rescue 100 human trafficking victims in Sokoto

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara zonal Command, said it has rescued no fewer than 100 victims of human trafficking in 2017.

Muslim Council raises alarm over influx of Almajiris into Adamawa

Adamawa State Chapter of Muslim Council has raised alarm over the influx of Quranic School Pupils, also known as Almajiris into major towns in the state.

Ijaw youth lambasts House of Reps over threat to shut down Bayelsa polytechnic

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, at the weekend, lampooned the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education, Aminu Suleiman, following his threat to close down Federal Polytechnic located in Ekowe, Bayelsa State.

1000 applicants jostle for 135 teaching jobs in Lagos

No fewer than 1,000 applicants have applied for employment in the State Universal Basic Education Board Federal Teachers Scheme in Lagos.

‘Strange’ disease kills 3 in Sokoto

The Sokoto State government has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses at Mabera in the state.

NAPTIP intensifies manhunt for woman harbouring underage girls

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has intensified manhunt for a woman suspected of harboring underage girls for sexual exploitation.

NYSC member empowers Almajiris, prisoners in Kaduna

As part of his Community Development Services (CDS) to the people of his host community, in Kaduna State, a member of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Rotarian Ujueze A Somtoo, has empowered 35 youths in skills acquisition training to make them self-reliant.

How Nigeria can rise to more glory

Nigeria was about to rediscover itself by returning to the foreseen path of nationhood by returning to the federal spirit aborted through Decree 34 of 1966 which turned Nigeria to a unitary state.

2019: Niger Delta youths back Shakarau for presidency

A coalition of Niger Delta youth groups have called on former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, to come out and declare his intention to contest for the 2019 presidential election.

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Abdullahi Abbas emerges Kano APC chairman

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Prophet Fakolade: President Buhari’s re-election bid ill-fated

Self-acclaimed spiritualist and leader of Divine Intelligence Ministry, Prophet George Fakolade, on Saturday warned President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop further activities towards his re-election in 2019, saying the second bid is ill-fated.