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Governor Bello urges Muslims to imbibe spirit of tolerance

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, has urged Muslims to imbibe the spirit of tolerance as the country approaches the 2019 general elections.
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Governor-elect Fayemi greets Muslims at Sallah, preaches peaceful co-existence

Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with Muslims in the state and in the country at large as they join other faithful around the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.

Sallah: Ram dealers lament low patronage

Some cattle dealers in Kano who had stocked domestic animals such as goats, rams and cows for sale ahead of Sallah, are complaining of low patronage.
L-R; Chairman, Caretaker Committee, APC Kwara State, Mr. Bashir Bolarinwa; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Former Deputy Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Mr. Dele Shittu and the former Chairman of PDP Kwara State, Mr. Iyiola Oyedepo, at the stakeholders’ meeting of the Congress of Kwara Progressives in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday.

Lai Mohammed: Kwarans will no longer be pan handlers

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called for unity, sacrifice and commitment from all stakeholders in order to put Kwara state on the path of good governance and also win the state for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 elections.

Ooni to launch a book on Queen Moremi

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi is set to launch a book on Queen Moremi Ajasoro, Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, a cultural ambassador has said.

June 12: Governor Fayose urges President Buhari to declare MKO Abiola president

The governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to go all the way by declaring the results of the June 12, 1993 elections.

Professor Danbatta: 45 million Nigerians now on high speed internet

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that 45million Nigerians are now on high speed internet access across the country.

President Buhari pledges continuous support to universities

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Kano pledged continuous support to universities to enable them produce the needed skilled manpower for national development.

President Akufo-Addo: Ghana will not offer military base to US

Ghana will not sign an agreement with Washington to set up a military base, President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Thursday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria’s problems not linked to religion, ethnicity

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pointed out that the problems bedevilling Nigeria have no ethnic or religious colourations.

Easter: APC urges Nigerians to emulate Christ’s virtues

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians, irrespective of religious affiliations, to emulate Jesus Christ’s virtues of understanding, tolerance and sacrifice, as Christians celebrate Easter.

Follow Senator Mantu’s example, confess your sins to Nigerians – APC tells PDP

Rather than engaging in what it described as name-calling, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to tow the line of its former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, and confess its sins to Nigerians.

PDP charges Christians, Nigerlites to pray for Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged Nigerlites to continue to pray for the peace, unity and progress of Nigeria.

Good Friday: Catholic priest sues for tolerance, peace

A clergy, Rev. Fr. Richard Popoola, has urged Christians in the country to embrace tolerance and peace toward people of other faiths.

Easter: Don’t take your faith lightly – Governor Dickson tells Christians

The Bayelsa State Governor, Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has, in his Easter message, urged Nigerians, particularly Christians, to jealously cherish and guide their faith by living a Christ-like life of selfless service, sacrifice, love and righteousness.

Osun workers begin indefinite strike over salary

Osun State workers on Wednesday began the earlier announced indefinite strike over ‘modulated salary scheme’.

Our season of famine‘ll be over by March 2018 – Governor Aregbesola tells workers

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has assured workers in the state that the financial crisis that forced the state government to payment of modulated salary to its work force would be over by the end of March, 2018.

Lebanon must be a stabilising regional force – Emmanuel Macron

At a joint news conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Lebanon must stay out of regional conflicts and be a stabilising force.

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