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Amina Zakari’s family speaks on alleged ties to President Buhari

The family of Amina Zakari, a national commissioner at the Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC), has explained its ties to President Muhammadu Buhari.

2,800 PDP members defect to APC in Katsina

No fewer than 2,800 members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Madobi, Daura in Katsina State have defected to the All Progressives Congress.

Police parade 12 suspects for Zamfara twins’ abduction

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has paraded 12 suspects over the kidnap of twin girls on 21 October 2018 in Dauran village, Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

French agency approves $245 million for power transmission projects in northern Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says the Board of French Development Agency (AFD) has approved 245 million dollars for the implementation of transmission projects in northern corridor.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: Some of Muhammadu Buhari’s poor relatives have become billionaires

A spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaign, Buba Galadima, has accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of illegitimately enriching some of the President’s relatives.

US Embassy, NGO to train youths on agric entrepreneurship

The US Embassy in Abuja is partnering with an NGO known as R.H Equipped to train 150 unemployed youths in Katsina State on agricultural entrepreneurship.
Kola Ologbondiyan

76th birthday: PDP advises Muhammadu Buhari to go back to Daura and rest

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to return to his house in Daura and take a deserved rest.
Guards Brigade

Guards Brigade holds special parade as Muhammadu Buhari marks 76th birthday

The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.

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.

TCN attracts $1.57 billion donors funding in two years

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has received a total of $1.57 billion as pledges from international donors to finance critical projects that will soon result in improved electricity transportation from generation to distribution companies
South-East Governors’ Forum

Why South East governors are foot-dragging over Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition

Indications emerged last night why South-East governors voted on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are foot-dragging to support the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar.

Man stabbed to death after visiting lover in Katsina

A 40-year-old man, Abdulrahman Sani, has been stabbed to death in Daura, Katsina State.

COAS Conference: Muhammadu Buhari arrives in Maiduguri amid fanfare

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Maiduguri on Wednesday on a one-day visit to Borno, where he is expected to declare open the 2018 Chief of Army Staff (CAOS) Annual Conference.
President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 5 day Official Visit to Paris on 14th Nov 2018 2

Boko Haram: Muhammadu Buhari visits Maiduguri today, cancels Daura trip

President Muhammadu Buhari will today visit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, in an effort to boost the morale of the Nigerian troop fighting the Boko Haram insurgents in the North east geopolitical zone.

Boko Haram: President Buhari cancels ‘casual leave’

President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his planned five-day “casual leave’’ as a mark of respect for victims of Boko Haram attacks across the battlefields in the North-east zone of the country.

Woman in court for allegedly dumping four-week-old baby

A 35-year-old widow, Habiba Abdullahi, who police accused of allegedly dumping her four-week-old baby in front of another person’s house on Wednesday appeared in an Upper Sharia Court Daura Road in Kaduna State.

Katsina government grants groups, individuals over N2 billion SME loans

The Katsina State Economic Empowerment Directorate (KASEED) has so far disbursed over N2.1 billion to groups and individuals to expand their Small and Medium Enterprises (SMES) businesses across the state.

APC wins Bauchi by-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Yusuf Nuhu has emerged as the winner of Toro federal constituency by-election held in Bauchi State on Saturday.

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Dominic Thiem limps out of Australian Open

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