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Only 35, 652 pupils studying in modern Almajiri schools in Northwest – study

A total of 35,652 pupils are currently studying in 399 modern Almajiri schools in Kaduna, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kano States, study reveals.

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Amnesty: Farmer-herder clashes kill 3,600 in Nigeria

Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and semi-nomadic herders have killed more than 3,600 people since 2016, according to Amnesty International.
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Diamond Bank confirms merger with Access Bank

The bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Uzoma Dozie, said in Lagos that the Board had selected Access Bank as the preferred bidder with respect to a potential merger of both banks.

2019: NOA educates Jigawa electorate on proper voting

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it plans to educate the electorate in Jigawa on proper voting to prevent invalid votes during the 2019 general election.

Man in court for allegedly stabbing uncle

A 23-year-old man, Nnamdi Ayanedum, was on Monday brought before an Apapa Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stabbing his uncle, Chijoke Ayanedum, several times with a broken bottle.

NCAA begins investigation into Air Peace flight incident

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has begun investigation into Air Peace’s oxygen mask incident that occurred in the airline’s Lagos-Enugu flight on Dec. 14.