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Sokoto Assembly confirms Governor Tambuwal’s 26 commissioner nominees

Tambuwal, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), secured a second term in office after he defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, with a slight margin of 342 votes in the 2019 governorship election.
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Senate confirms Festus Keyamo as NDIC board member

The senate has confirmed Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 campaign, as a board member of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Aisha Buhari: Political leaders should do more for ordinary Nigerians

The Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has called on political leaders in Nigeria, especially those closer to the people, to do more in the lives of ordinary Nigerians whose requirements are basic amenities like potable water, healthcare and education.
1 Aisha Buhari inaugurates women centre, visits the sick

Aisha Buhari urges advocacy for good governance

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has urged supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue the advocacy for transparency, good governance and nation building.

Sokoto Assembly rejects independent candidature

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday, rejected the alteration of constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 to provide for independent candidature in election.

Over 90% of Nigerians not captured by NHIS – Usman Yusuf

Prof. Yusuf Usman, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has said that over 90 per cent of Nigerians eligible for the scheme have not been covered.

Nigerian Air Force takes delivery of additional 5 Super Mushsak aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday took delivery of five Super Mushsak aircraft from Pakistan meant to enhance its training and operational efficiency.

Sokoto Assembly approves Governor Tambuwal’s request to vire N540m

The Sokoto State House of Assembly, on Wednesday approved Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s request for a Virement Warrant amounting to N540 million for the year 2017.

FRC faults handling of N734 million irrigation project in Barkin-Ladi

A project verification team from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has expressed dissatisfaction over the handling of the N734 million Barkin-Ladi Irrigation Scheme project in Plateau.

Gunmen kill FRSC marshal on Abuja-Kaduna highway, abduct two others

The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed the killing of one of its marshals by suspected armed kidnappers on the Abuja-Kaduna highway.

Governor Tambuwal gets Sokoto Assembly’s approval to appoint 6 new special advisors

Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday approved the appointment of six new Special Advisers for Gov. Aminu Tambuwal.

Sokoto assembly impeaches deputy leader

The Sokoto State House of Assembly says it has impeached its Deputy Leader, Alhaji Kabiru Ibrahim (APC-Kware), following a no-confidence vote passed by members.

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Iraq protests swell with youth angry at slow pace of reform

Protests escalated across Iraq’s south and its capital Baghdad on Sunday as demonstrators sealed off streets with burning tyres in outrage at the government’s slow pace of reform.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what their new relationship shall be. But with this new arrangement, I – like many other Commonwealth leaders – also seek a new settlement: not only of closer relations between the UK and my own nation, but of unleashing trade within the club in which we together shall remain.
Samuel Chukwueze's contribution was not enough to help Villarreal from bowing to a 2-1 loss against Espanyol on Sunday.

Samuel Chukwueze in action in Villarreal loss against Espanyol

The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari today on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit. 2

President Buhari visits Prince Charles — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.

Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.