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Governor Tambuwal receives nine captives released by bandits

No fewer than nine persons including a housewife with her eight months old baby under the captivity of bandits in Zamfara state were Thursday afternoon received after their release by their captors.
Adams Oshiomhole

2019: Unease in APC, PDP as INEC closes substitution window

There is unease in the parties as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) closes window of substitution of candidates for the 2019 governorship and state Assembly elections.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto gets new deputy governor

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has sworn-in Alhaji Manir Dan’iya, as his deputy to replace Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, who resigned on Nov. 13.

Aminu Tambuwal names new Sokoto deputy governor

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has nominated Alhaji Manir Dan’iya as his deputy to replace Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, who resigned on Nov. 13.

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Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign tanker in the Gulf. File pic

Iran seizes foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil

Iran has seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil in the Persian Gulf, the country's state TV says.

Kenyan runner banned eight years for second doping offence

Kenyan marathon runner Salome Biwott has been suspended for eight years after testing positive for a banned substance for the second time, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Thursday.

Nigeria can’t achieve success with violence, criminality – UNN chief

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, Prof, Charles Igwe, yesterday condemned excessive killing and criminality in Nigeria, noting that no society can achieve success in an atmosphere of violence and criminality.

Tribunal rejects move to amend petition against President Buhari, others

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has rejected move by the Hope Democratic Party (HPD) to effect some amendments to the petition it filed, challenging the outcome of the last presidential election won by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Driver arraigned for stealing N10m household items

A driver, Chinazo Onoh, was brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday for allegedly stealing household items worth N10 million.