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Emir Sanusi tells beggars to beg government, not individuals

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Saturday called on people who beg for alms or other forms of assistance from individuals and relatives to instead direct their begging to the government.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Federal university hail VP Osinbajo for supporting education

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has been commended for supporting education.

Kano emir, Sultan, Ooni want fathers of Almajiri children arrested

The Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi, and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, said yesterday that parents of Almajiri children should be arrested and not their children, for constituting a nuisance to the society. Sanusi also called for enactment of laws by state governments to tackle injustices in marriages.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi urges states to enact laws to address rate of divorce

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has called on state governments to enact laws that would address the worsening rate of divorce and other marital challenges in Nigeria.

Insecurity: Good governance, justice recipe for peace, security – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has disclosed that without good governance and justice, it would be difficult to have peace and security in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari has failed Nigeria – Northern elders

The Professor Ango Abdullahi-led Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has risen from its meeting in Zaria on Sunday with a verdict that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigeria.

Sultan of Sokoto: Why North loses $1.5 billion yearly

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has disclosed that desertification has led to loss of resources in many areas in northern Nigeria.
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President Buhari commends Zamfara governor for tackling insecurity

The president, who was represented by Prof. Hafiz Abubakar of National Universities Commission (NUC), noted that the over a decade of insecurity in the state has drastically reduced following the peace and reconciliation initiative of the governor.
Left to right- Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Saad Abubakar, Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto, ex-Gov. Attahiru D. Bafarawa and the State Deputy Governor, Mannir Muhammad Daniya, when Gov. Tambuwal paid a courtesy call on the Sultan at his place.

Governor Tambuwal offers to work with opposition

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto has again called on the people of the state to remain united in pursuance of the collective good of all.

Oba of Benin to embark on historic visit to Obong of Calabar

The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, will pay a historic visit to the Obong of Calabar, Natural Ruler and Treaty King, His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Governor Tambuwal charges MSSN to tackle moral decadence, youths restiveness

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Thursday charged the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) to help in tackling moral decadence and youths restiveness in the society.
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Religious intolerance: MURIC blasts CAN over attack on Sultan

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has attacked the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, for its recent attack on the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar.
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CAN: We won’t stop complaining about ‘religious persecution’

Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has said it will stop complaining about religious persecution in the country only when all Nigerians perceive that rule of law, fairness, and social justice were allowed in the country.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN decries Sultan’s position on ‘persecution of Christians’

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has accused the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Sa’ad Abubakar III, of being economical with the truth as regards the endless attacks and perceived persecution of Christians in northern Nigeria.

Sultan: No religious violation in Nigeria

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday in Kano State dismissed as false, the United States comments that Christians were being persecuted in Nigeria or among countries that violate religious freedom.

Religious persecution: Sultan of Sokoto condemns CAN assertion

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has disputed the claim by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that Christians are the target of persecution in Nigeria.

Kano governor bans opposite sexes from plying same tricycles

The Kano State Government has banned persons of opposite genders from plying same commercial tricycles across the state from January, 2020.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto government solicits support on child protection laws

Sokoto state government has called for public support towards the enactment of the children protection law aimed at making them better adults.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Pastor, wife remanded for ‘stealing’ N63.5 million belonging to dead woman

An Ikeja Special Offences Court Tuesday remanded a pastor and his wife in custody of Nigeria Correctional Services (NCS) facility for allegedly stealing N63.5 million belonging to one late Mrs. Odemuyiwa Janet Adeola.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – ousted by the military in 2011 – has died in hospital in Cairo aged 91.

President Buhari mourns former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, condoled the government and people of Egypt over the passing of its former President, Hosni Mubarak.