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ASESI cautions students against negative use of social media

The African Students Education Support Initiative (ASESI) has cautioned Nigerian students against negative use of social media.
Mammoth crowd today trooped out in Daura, Katsina State, as President Muhammadu Buhari observed today’s juma’at prayers at the central mosque of the town.

Crowd as President Buhari observes Juma’at prayer in Daura

Mammoth crowd today trooped out in Daura, Katsina State, as President Muhammadu Buhari observed today’s juma’at prayers at the central mosque of the town.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

NANS to meet Liberia’s George Weah

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) which is currently undergoing reforms and restructuring, is to interact with Liberian President George Weah and be part of the inauguration of the country’s national students’ union.

President Buhari marks Sallah with NYSC members in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday marked the Eid-el-Kabir in his hometown of Daura, with trademark features, celebrating with National Youth Service Corps members posted to the town, after trekking 800 metres from the praying ground.
L-R: Director, Dangote Cement Plc, Cherie Blair; Company Secretary, Dangote Cement Plc, Mahmud Kazaure; Assistant Company Secretary, Dangote Cement Plc, Ityoyila Ukpi; and Chairman, Dangote Cement Plc, Aliko Dangote; during the 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Dangote Cement Plc held in Lagos on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

Dangote pays 90 percent of net profits as dividend

Shareholders of Dangote Cement on Wednesday at the company’s 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM), held in Lagos were full of praise for the Board, Management and staff of the company after approving the dividend payout of N10.50 per 50k share, representing 90 per cent of net profit and an increase of 23.5 per cent on the N8.5 per share paid last year.

Fire razes 700 market shops in Bauchi

No fewer than 700 market shops in Azare, the capital of Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State, have been razed following a dawn fire that engulfed the market, on Sunday.

President Buhari departs Daura for Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, departed Daura in Katsina State for Abuja after participating in Saturday’s APC ward congress.

Emir of Daura charges NIPSS participants to promote national unity

The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, on Friday enjoined participants of Course 40 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) to shun divisive tendencies that would further polarise Nigeria.

Emir of Daura tasks accountants on professional ethics

The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, has called on accountants to always discharge their responsibilities according to the rules and ethics governing the profession.

Governor Ganduje condole President Buhari over death of his niece, visits Daura

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has condoled President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his niece Hajiya Halima Dauda who passed away aged, 56.

President Buhari inaugurates 2 manufacturing plants in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s trade and investment policies will help the nation to diversify the economy, attract more foreign investments and speed up the country’s industrialization.

President Buhari commissions two projects in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said that current changes to trade and investment policies by the government since it took office in May 2015 will help the nation to diversify the economy, attract more foreign investments and speed up the country’s industrialisation.

Weather forces President Buhari to travel to Daura by road

The prevailing weather condition in the country has forced President Muhammadu Buhari to travel to his hometown, Daura, Katsina State by road.

Aisha Buhari awards scholarship to 60 orphans in Daura

Hajiya Aisha Buhari, the wife of the President, has given scholarship awards to 60 orphans in primary school in Daura.

Masari pays Sallah homage to Buhari in Daura

Gov. Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has expressed gratitude to God and Nigerians for the sustained prayers for the unity of Nigeria and the wellbeing of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Daura Emirate Council to hold special prayers for Buhari

Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, on Saturday said it would hold special prayers to thank God for the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation in London.

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Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

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Babajide Sanwo-Olu: My administration will be hardworking

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
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Manuel Neuer: Ajax’s Andre Onana deserved to be in Champions League final

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Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
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PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.