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Why Fulanis will continue to lead Nigeria – professor

A professor at the faculty of humanities, Maitama Sule University, Kano, Umar Labdo, says the Fulanis are destined to lead Nigeria for a long time.

Ajaokuta: How Nigeria’s largest industrial project failed

The industry serves as stimulus to national development and economic boost to industrial growth of a country.

Awaiting the names of recipients of national honours

The process for the award of National Honours has begun. Hopefully the recipients will be known before April. It will be the first time President Muhammadu Buhari will bestow such honours on deserving Nigerians. Already candidates have been shortlisted. And I understand that further request has been sent to the President for final approval.

General Theophilus Danjuma is a soldiers’ soldier – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday joined other well-meaning Nigerians to congratulate General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd.) on his 80th birthday anniversary, describing the former chief of army staff, and one-time minister of defence as a “soldiers’ soldier.”

Nigeria’s economy not booming – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has observed that Nigeria’s economy is not booming yet.

Those against restructuring are lazy – Atiku

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has slammed those kicking against the calls for the restructuring of Nigeria.

Nigeria is a failure at 57 – Ango Abdullahi

Ango Abdullahi, spokesman, Northern Elders Forum (NEF), says Nigeria is a failure, 57 years after the most populous black nation gained independence.

EFCC arrests own driver, policeman for allegedly burgling ex-CDS Badeh’s sealed mansion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested one of its drivers, Nasiru Isa, for allegedly burgling a sealed house owned by Alex Badeh, former chief of defence staff.

Igbo leaders endorsed hate speech by rewarding Kanu’s bad behaviour – Arewa CF

The Secretary General of the sociopolitical group, Arewa Consultative Forum, Anthony Sani, has said that recognising Nnamdi Kanu is rewarding bad behaviour.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.