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Kebbi State Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.

Governor Bagudu pledges N100,000 reward for 13 best graduating students of Gusau university

The Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has pledged to reward the best female graduating students of the Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State, with N100,000 in thirteen programmes annually in honour of late Marafan Sokoto, Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi.

Hijab controversy: Sultan cautions Muslims in South West against violence

Sultan of Sokoto and Present-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has enjoined Muslims in the six states in the South West of Nigeria not to take the law into their hands as they pursue the use of hijabs by Muslim female students in primary and secondary schools in the zone.
The University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan, has suspended a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru for wearing Hijab (headscarf) in July this year.

Hijab: NSCIA chides management of UI International School

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has condemned actions of the management of University of Ibadan International School for allegedly denying Muslim pupils their rights to wear hijab within the school premises.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday enrolled one of his sons, Abubakar Al-Siddique, in a public school in the State. 8

MURIC: Kaduna governor deserves kudos for enrolling son in public school

The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has been hailed for enrolling his son in a public school. It will be recalled that Mallam El-Rufai took his son, Abubakar Al-Siddique El-Rufai, to the Kaduna Capital School on Monday, 23rd September, 2019.

Nigerian university expels 63 students, suspends 13

The Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has expelled 63 students and rusticated 13 others for one year for their involvement in various forms of examination misconduct.

Kano university expels 24 final-year students over falsification of entry qualification

Twenty four final-year students of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), have been expelled from the institution for falsifying their entry qualifications.

Kano university expels 24 students

No fewer than 24 students of Bayero University (BUK) Kano, mostly in their final year of studies were expelled from the university for falsification of their entry qualifications.

Former permanent secretary, 39 others graduate from Islamic institute

A 63–year–old retired Permanent Secretary in Ogun State, Abdulfatah Opebiyi, at the weekend alongside 39 others graduated from the Insight Institute for Islamic and Technical Studies in the state.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Don: Ex-President Obasanjo’s utterance on Fulanisation, Islamisation inciting

A professor of Islamic studies at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Sulaiman Jamiu, has described the statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Fulanisation of Nigeria and Islamisation of Africa as in inciting.

Katsina council disburses N1 million to indigent students

The Sandamu Local Government in Katsina State has disbursed N1 million to 55 indigent students to encourage them to complete their studies, according to Alhaji Sani Jarkuka, its chairman.

Emir Sanusi: Why restructuring won’t work in Nigeria

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said that the unending calls for restructuring and its practice would not work in Nigeria, because it is one of the fault lines being manipulated and exploited by some political elite for their selfish interests.

UTME: 390 visually impaired participate across Nigeria

No fewer than 390 visually impaired candidates are participating in the ongoing 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Grand Mosque of Makkah

Sharia: Saudi clerics to train Nigerian judges, dons

A team of clerics from Makkah, Saudi Arabia, are in Nigeria to organize workshops for Shariah Court judges and lecturers of Islamic Studies in Nigeria Universities.

Court remands Lagos Islamic cleric for defiling a 5-year-old

For defiling a five-year-old female pupil placed in his custody, a 43-year-old Islamic cleric, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, is now cooling off at the Kirikiri Prison on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Aisha Ahmed Lemu

President Buhari mourns Aisha Lemu, describes her as ‘Repository of Knowledge’

President Muhammadu Buhari has described late Aisha Ahmed Lemu as “a repository of knowledge whose depth of scholarship was overwhelming and enviable.”

MURIC rejects Reverend Kukah’s initiative to train 10 million almajiris

The Muslim Rights Concern has kicked against the plan by the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rev. Mathew Kukah, to train 10 million almajiri children in Northern Nigeria.

Sultan: How Muslims, Christians can live in peace

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Monday urged lecturers of Islamic Studies to devise strategies on how to ensure peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Christians in the country.

Arabic Institute to establish university in Ibadan

An institute known as Arabic Institute of Nigeria, has announced the acquisition of 50 acres of land for the establishment of a university in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Governor Akeredolu: We’ve spent N13 billion on education in Ondo

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says that his administration has spent over N13 billion on the rehabilitation and construction of schools across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila seeks China’s support to end insecurity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade.

IMF: Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020

The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs chief says non-compliance challenge to Nigeria’s trade

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.
“We are sending a message to our society that from now on, nobody will be fired who has a legitimate reason for taking sick leave,” Labour Minister Yolanda Diaz told a news conference after a weekly cabinet meeting.

Spain bans layoffs over sick leave

Spain’s left-wing government on Tuesday banned companies from firing workers who repeatedly take sick leave, in its first reform of a contested 2012 overhaul of the country’s labour laws.