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Fresh elections to hold in parts of Jigawa as card readers fail

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that fresh elections will be conducted in some wards that had issues with card readers in Gwaram local Government area of Jigawa State.
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Jigawa records high voter turnout, peaceful election

The Presidential and National Assembly Election was characterised by large turnout of voters and was conducted peacefully across all the 27 local government areas of Jigawa State.

Mass defection hits Jigawa PDP as election loom

As the general elections draw closer, gale of defection hits Jigawa polity, investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has revealed.

Election: Jigawa PDP ex-governorship aspirant joins APC

Another People’s Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant Alhaji Baba Aliyu Santali, has dumped the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa State.
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Rice: Kano-based miller targets 500 tonnes daily production by June

Kano-based Amarava Rice Mill says it is targeting to record 500 tonnes of daily production by June, just as it hit 250 tonnes to boost local self-sufficiency.

Jigawa Assembly passes state’s 2019 budget

Jigawa State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed into law the state’s 2019 appropriation bill covering the period of 1st January to 31st December 2019.
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Jigawa government promotes 378 teachers

No fewer than 378 primary and secondary schools teachers in Auyo Local Government Council of Jigawa have been promoted to their next grade levels by the Jigawa Government.
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Nigerian Army: Troops well-equipped to face any terrorist group

The Nigeria army says the military is winning the fight against terrorism and is well-equipped to defeat Boko Haram insurgents.
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Nigerians demand review of child adoption laws

Some Nigerians have called for a review of child adoption laws to discourage individuals or couples from patronising baby factories and other illegal outlets to adopt children.

Flood hits 8 local councils in Kano

Kano State Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Agency (SERERA) says it has dispatched personnel to eight local government areas of the state recently affected by flood to assessing the damage caused by the disaster in the areas.

Nigerian pilgrim recovers lost $700 in Saudi hotel

A lucky second Nigerian pilgrim on Sunday in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, recovered her lost Basic Traveling Allowance (BTA) from her hotel camp.

Six Kano APC lawmakers defect to PDP

Six ‘Kwankwassiyya’ members of the Kano State House of Assembly have defected from the All Progressives Congress to People’s Democratic Party.

KEDCO tasks customers on prompt payment of electricity bills

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has called on its customers especially rural dwellers to promptly pay their bills to enable the company render quality service.

Court orders arrest of Kano anti-graft agency boss for alleged contempt

A Kano State High Court, presided over by Justice Muhammad Yahya, has ordered the arrest of the Chairman, State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission, Mr Muhuyi Magaji for alleged contempt of court.

Hisbah board arrests 7,751 street beggars in Kano

The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested 7,751 beggars for allegedly violating the law banning begging on major streets from January till date, an official said yesterday.

Governor Ganduje appoints Wada Isiaku As KANSIEC scribe

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has approved the appointment of Barr. Wada Bashir Isiaku as the Secretary, Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC).

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The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has said that in October, last year, it removed no fewer than 20,089 unverified pensioners from its payroll.

PTAD: Implementation of pension adjustment in progress

Dr Chioma Ejikeme, Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), says implementation of the pension adjustment is in progress.
Two Senate Democrats are urging federal regulators to take “corrective actions” against Tesla to prevent further misuse of the company’s advanced driver assist feature.

Tesla scrutinized by US Senate Democrats for autopilot misuse

Two Senate Democrats are urging federal regulators to take “corrective actions” against Tesla to prevent further misuse of the company’s advanced driver assist feature. The request comes in the aftermath of a fatal crash in which two men from Texas were killed after their Tesla Model S crashed with no one in the driver’s seat.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Northern Governors Forum of his commitment to end all forms of insecurity in the country.

President Buhari meets northern governors, pledges to end insecurity in the region

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Northern Governors Forum of his commitment to end all forms of insecurity in the country.
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Police arrest woman who sold own baby for N300,000 in Ondo

The police in Ondo state have arrested a woman, Titilayo Kudaisi for selling her one year old baby.
Chad’s longtime President Idriss Deby has died of wounds suffered on the front line in the country’s north, where he had gone to visit soldiers battling rebels, the armed forces said.

Africa youth parliament mourns Idriss Deby, hails AU mediation in Somalia

The Democracy Africa Youth Parliament has mourned the tragic death of President Idriss Deby Itno of the Republic of Chad, who died on Monday.

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The South West presidential hopefuls

Most of the politicians whose names have been mentioned in connection with Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential election, either as a hopeful or an aspirant would readily tell you it is too early to talk about the next election. Don’t buy that.

Pensioners start nationwide protest Friday over ‘minimum pension’

Senior citizens under auspices of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), on Wednesday said they have resolved to embark on a massive protest, starting Friday morning across 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory in order to press home their demands on ‘minimum pension’.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed Leeds United’s fearless approach under coach Marcelo Bielsa and warned his players of the unique challenges the Yorkshire outfit pose, unlike any other team in the Premier League.

Jurgen Klopp hits back at Gary Neville over his Liverpool Super League rant

Jurgen Klopp launched an astonishing rant at Gary Neville for his comments about Liverpool’s European Super League plans.
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ASUP to sustain current engagements with Nigerian government

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said it would continue to dialogue with the federal government until a lasting solution is found to the challenges in the nation’s tertiary institutions and its ongoing nationwide strike is called off.
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PSG president replaces Juventus supremo as ECA chairman

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been appointed as the new European Club Association chairman, replacing Andrea Agnelli in the wake of the Juventus executive's departure.