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Elections: Sultan hails President Buhari, others

Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, and head of Jama’tu Nasril Islam (JNI), has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, contestants and voters for the peaceful conduct of presidential and national assembly elections.

Junaid Muhammed: Northern Elders’ Forum didn’t endorse Atiku Abubakar

A Second Republic lawmaker and prominent member of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Dr. Junaid Muhammed, has said the socio-cultural group did not endorse People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
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Election: Sokoto ex-chief whip, 3 council chairmen, others defect to APC

A former chief whip of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Bello Yahayya Wurno, three former elected chairmen of Rabah Local Government, a former special adviser to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and a former caretaker councilor have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Cleric: Lies, intolerance, unequal treatment reason Kaduna boils

The minister in-charge of First Baptist Church, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna, Rev. Isaac Gbadero, says that untruthfulness, religious intolerance, unequal treatment, especially by political leaders, were some of the factors fueling crisis in Kaduna State.

Ango Abdullahi: Parliamentary system panacea to Nigeria’s corruption

Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said that the only way Nigeria can end corruption and the numerous challenges standing on its way to greatness is to abolish ‘corrupt and expensive’ presidential system for parliamentary system of government.

Religious tolerance: Nigeria must go back to Sardauna era – Bishop

Chairman, Kaduna State Peace Commission, Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has said for Nigeria to succeed in religious tolerance, it must go back to the era of premier of Northern Nigeria and Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello.

Ex-SGF Olu Falae blames North for herders’ crisis

The secretary to the military government of Ibrahim Babangida, Chief Olu Falae, has blamed the states in the north for the crisis caused by herdsmen in Nigeria.

Governor Sani-Bello charges leaders on selfless service, bequeathing legacies

A Chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, (PDP) in Kaduna State, Muhammad Sani-Bello, says those aspiring to lead the people must be ready to bequeath legacies that would stand the test of time.

Cattle Colony: Before Buhari lures us into deadly trap

To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal flags off Nigeria’s largest school enrolment drive

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off Nigeria’s largest school enrolment drive which targets 1.4 million new intakes in the next one year.

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Cameroonian military jails separatist leader, nine others for life

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Kwara monarch docked for alleged threat to life, trespass

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Former Zimbabwe vice president flees amid anti-corruption probe

Zimbabwe former vice president, Phelekezela Mphoko, who fled the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission officers at a Bulawayo police station on Tuesday, is still on the run according to ZACC spokesperson, John Makamure.