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Abdullahi Biffo still in kidnappers’ den as Katsina United open season

The Coach of Katsina United Football club, Abdullahi Usman Biffo, is still in captivity 16 days after he was abducted, just as his club is billed to play their first league game of the season at home this afternoon against Wikki Tourists of Bauchi.

Abuja court suspends arrest warrant against NFF chiefs, summons presidential panel

The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Justice Mamman Nasir escapes kidnappers, orderly abducted

Suspected gunmen on Monday failed in their attempt to abduct the District Head of Malumfashi and Galadiman Katsina, Justice Mamman Nasir.

Ex-INEC chair Attahiru Jega named head of Maitama Sule Centre

The Kano State Government has appointed a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, to head the committee mandated to nurture the Maitama Sule Centre for Politics and Democratic Governance.

Governor Ganduje appoints Professor Jega as head of Maitama Sule centre committee

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has appointed the former INEC chairman Professor Attahiru Jega to chair a Committee for the Establishment of Yusuf Maitama Sule Centre for the Advancement of Politics and Democratic Governance in the state.

Governor Aminu Masari loses cousin

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has lost his cousin, Isyaku Sulaiman. He was aged 84.

Justice Nasir: Unknown forces responsible for Benue killings

The Chairman, Advisory Council of the Ahmadu Bello Foundation, retired Justice Mamman Nasir, has said the insecurity in Benue was created by some unknown forces that were not from the North.

President Buhari urges elites to make sacrifices for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all citizens, particularly the elites, to be prepared to make sacrifices as a foundation for national growth and development.

President Buhari urges Nigerians to be ready to pay ultimate price for national growth

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all Nigerians, particularly the elite, to be prepared to make sacrifices as a foundation for national growth and development.

2019: Katsina elders soon to reply ex-President Obasanjo’s letter – Governor Masari

The Katsina State Elders Forum will soon reply former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019, Governor Aminu Masari said on Sunday in Daura.

President Buhari meets Katsina Elders’ Forum in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with members of Katsina Elders’ Forum at his private resident in Daura, Katsina State.

Northern governors must reverse backwardness of region – Justice Mamman Nasir

Former President, Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir, yesterday, tasked Northern governors to wake up from slumber and reverse the level of backwardness in the region.

NDDC moves to revoke some contracts

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to revoke many contracts for projects in different parts of the oil-rich region to enable it to focus on strategic ones that would open up the areas.

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The Taraba Volunteer Group (TVG) Wednesday alleged that some three thousand soldiers were deployed to Taraba state for the purpose of rigging the elections on February 23 and March 9 in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Elections: General Buratai warns enemies of Nigeria’s democracy to steer clear

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.
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Senator Abe: I owe Rotimi Amaechi no loyalty

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that his political relationship with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, began at the Rivers State House of Assembly where they met as contemporaries several years ago.

Antonio Candreva: Mauro Icardi will be welcomed with open arms

Inter players will welcome Mauro Icardi back into the team "with open arms" despite his seemingly fractious relationship with the club, according to Antonio Candreva.

Raymond Dokpesi’s N2.1 billion money laundering trial stalled

The trial of the Founder of DAAR Communications Plc., Raymond Dokpesi, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).