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His background in Islamic Studies at a leading Islamic University in Khatourm, the capital of Sudan, should have ordinarily perverted critical reasoning in him, paradoxically, the recently ‘deposed’ Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, frantically utilized Islamic knowledge as an intellectual instrument to illuminate the dark sides of his society.
Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Bayelsa State has dismissed claims made by governor Seriake Dickson, that security agents connived with the APC to hijack electoral materials in many local government Areas during the recently concluded governorship election in the State.
There was celebration on Sunday in the ancient town of Oro, the country home of the leader of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara State and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, following the electoral victory of the APC in Saturday’s by-election in Irepodun/Isin/Ekiti/Oke-Ero federal constituency of the state.
The immediate past Secretary to Osun State Government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, has disclosed that he resigned his appointment from Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s administration because of his resolve to liberate Osun people from the hands of those he described as oppressors and feudal lords holding power in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said the duo of President Muhammadu Buhari and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, have become jittery over the mega coalition between the PDP and 38 other political groups, with just seven months to the 2019 general elections.
The Delta Central Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, has reacted to a resolution of the House of Representatives to suspend him for 180 days.
Announcing this Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 13 of the cases were from Lagos, four from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, two from Kaduna and one from Oyo State.
Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay home.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s Licence Centres (DLCs) nationwide. This follows the movement restriction imposed by the federal government and some state governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Edo State Government has urged all residents, including traders and businesses to support the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state by complying with the basic precautionary measures and other guidelines to contain the scourge.
Sudanese Defence Minister Lieutenant General Jamal al-Din Omar died of an unspecified illness Wednesday while in neighbouring South Sudan for peace talks with his country's main rebel groups, the military announced.
The United States has appealed to medical professionals across the world to file for work visas in a passionate appeal for help to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has announced a 14-day ban on public transport to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Chairman of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Bauchi state chapter, Ibrahim Maikudi, has called on the State government to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for nurses in the state.