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INEC registers additional political party

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered an additional party, the African People’s Party (APP), bring the number of registered parties in the country to 46.

Tambuwal donates food, cash to parents of quadruplets

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has donated food, baby items and cash to the local farmer whose wife gave birth to quadruplets in Sokoto, last weekend.

Herdsman, 7 others remanded for attacking businessman, stealing N6.5m

A Sokoto Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a herdsman, Attahiru Abubakar, and seven others, now at large, be remanded in prison custody for allegedly attacking a businessman and stealing his N6.5 million cash.

Osinbajo inaugurates 15 new permanent secretaries

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, inaugurated the 15 new permanent secretaries who were appointed recently.

Biafra and Corruption: When a Judas becomes a Muhammad

The venerable Merriam-Webster, mark you, defines corruption as a “dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people (such as government officials or police officers)” or “something that has been changed from its original form from what is pure or correct.”

Sokoto assembly impeaches deputy leader

The Sokoto State House of Assembly says it has impeached its Deputy Leader, Alhaji Kabiru Ibrahim (APC-Kware), following a no-confidence vote passed by members.

Katsina, CSOs endorse death penalty for child sexual abuse

The Katsina State Government, in collaboration with a coalition of civil society groups campaigning for the domestication of the Child Rights Act, has proposed death sentence for any person confirmed by a competent court of law to have raped or sexually abused a child.

How Abdusalami, others made me president in 1999 – Obasanjo

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, in Minna, Niger State, on Monday, related how a former military head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, alongside others, made him civilian president in 1999.

Sultan calls for devolution of economy, not restructuring of Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday called on Nigerians to focus on devolution of economy rather than restructuring the country.

Sokoto govt donates N10m to NAOWA

Sokoto state government has donated the sum of ten million Naira to the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) in its bid to establish a new nursery and primary school at Giginya Barracks, Sokoto.

APGA expels Oye, others, dissolves seven states excos

The national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Martin Agbaso, has stated that the era of impunity before any member of the party could secure an elective position in the party is over.

As we begin the journey to 2019

The Presidential race is always the biggest deal in most countries, Nigeria in particular. The reason is simple. The President of Nigeria is probably the most powerful black President in the world.

Kaduna restates commitment to girl-child education

The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday reaffirmed its readiness to provide adequate finances and other logistic support for the promotion of girl-child education in the state.

Osinbajo approves appointment of 21 permanent secretaries

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.

Court remands storekeeper for allegedly stealing N1.2m items

A Sokoto Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered one Gazalli Shehu, a storekeeper, to be remanded in prison custody for allegedly stealing items worth N1.2 million from a frozen food store.

Kebbi to export 2,000 goats daily to Saudi Arabia

The Kebbi State Government has said that it had concluded arrangements with Jaiz Bank to start exporting 2, 000 goats daily to Saudi Arabia as part of measures to boost its Internal Generated Revenue (IGR).

Buhari’ll run again in 2019 – Group

A campaign organisation for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 has declared that the president would return back hale and healthy and would seek for a second term in office.

Air Peace to begin Akure flights on Aug. 11

A Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, will on Aug. 11 begin scheduled commercial flight operations to the Akure Airport in Ondo.

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Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

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Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

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#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.