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Body found undecomposed 22 years after burial

The graveyard committee members were informed and they cleared the mud to find a body wrapped in white shroud. A huge crowd collected at the place as the news spread and the body was taken out.

Kaduna governor sympathises with family of driver killed by police

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has hailed the arrest of the policeman, who killed a commercial bus driver along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Friday which led to protest by drivers.

Governor El-Rufai threatens to sack commissioners

As he swore-in 13 new commissioners to help him run his second-term administration, Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai warned that, any of them who fails to meet up with two quarterly report of the ministry will be fired.
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South East APC presents member elect of Accord Party to Adams Oshiomhole as Speaker

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the five southeastern states on the platform of the South-east Equity Alliance have asked the party to cede the seat of the Speaker of the House of Representatives to the zone in the spirit of equity and fairness.
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Governor El-Rufai reappoints Samuel Aruwan as spokesman, other aides

The Kaduna State Government has announced the reappointments of three Senior Special Assistants to Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai.
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Governor el-Rufai: Insecurity‘ll be over soon

As part of measures to squarely contain all forms of insecurity in Birnin Gwari local government area and its environs, the Nigerian Air Force on Saturday commissioned the 271 Nigerian Air Force detachment in Birnin Gwari.
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Easter: Let’s work together for safe communities – Governor el-Rufai

Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has charged Christians in Kaduna state to come together to build and uphold safe communities, where everyone is committed to upholding peace and harmony.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Nigeria still can’t feed itself

President Muhannadu Buhari has said that, Nigeria is still facing the challenge of feeding itself and providing raw materials for industries through agriculture.
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Governor El-Rufai: Atiku Abubakar needs help

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, on Friday evening returned to the state after his rumoured involvement in an accident, saying, he is not cloned from abroad.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Armed men kill 9, including children, in north Nigeria

Armed men killed nine villagers, including children, and torched homes in northern Nigeria Saturday, official sources said, the latest attack in a surge of violence in the Kaduna region.

17 killed, 1 missing in fresh attack on Kaduna community

At least, 16 persons have been reported killed in a fresh attack on Ungwan Barde in Kajuru Local Government of Kaduna State by gunmen in the early hours of Sunday.

Kaduna elections: PDP alleges fraud as Governor El-Rufai leads

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state has alleged fraud and irregularities as Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leads from the results released so far in Saturday’s gubernatorial election.

Abdullahi Ganduje: How Boko Haram commanders were arrested in Kano

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Kano State governor, at the week narrated how most of the most of the commanders of dreaded Boko Haram Islamic sect, were arrested in the state.

NCS promotes 34 officers in Sokoto Command

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has promoted 34 officers in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Area Command, including special promotion for outstanding performance.

Customs intercepts 589 bags of rice concealed in petrol tanker

The Nigeria Customs Service has arrested four suspects in Sokoto who allegedly smuggled 589 bags of imported rice concealed in a petrol tanker.

Customs intercepts 446 jerry cans of smuggled vegetable oil

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has arrested two suspects for allegedly smuggling 446 jerry cans of vegetable oil in Sokoto.

Customs intercepts smuggled rice concealed in petrol tank

The Nigeria Customs Service, says it has arrested a suspect in Sokoto who allegedly smuggled 460 bags of imported rice concealed in a petrol tank.

Underage driver kills three in Gusau, flees

An underage driver has killed three persons in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, as a result of alleged reckless driving, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

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A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

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Samuel Chukwueze in action in Villarreal loss against Espanyol

The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari today on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit. 2

President Buhari visits Prince Charles — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.

Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.