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Two friends remanded in Ilorin prison

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that two friends, Umar Farouq and Abdulfatai Sulieman, be remanded in prison for allegedly belonging to a gang of thieves.

Mass defections hit Kaduna PDP

With six days to the 9 March governorship election in Kaduna, a major defection of members has hit the opposition People’s Democratic Party.

Emir of Daura to confer traditional title on Orji Kalu

The Emir of Daura, HRH. Alhaji Dr. Umar Farouq (CON), will confer a traditional chieftaincy title on former Governor of Abia State and eminent businessman, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu.

President Buhari returns to Abuja after 3-day private visit to Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday returned to Abuja after a 3-day private visit to his country home Daura in Katsina state.

President Buhari lauds Senators for expressing solidarity with Katsina people

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked Senate members for their support and show of solidarity with the people of Katsina North senatorial district in the aftermath of the death of the Sen. Mustapha Bukar.

Ex-Governor Lawal Kaita laid to rest in Katsina

The remains of the former governor of the defunct Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Kaita, has been buried in Katsina.

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Sultan Abubakar drums support for President Buhari’s second term

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SGF: President Buhari’s second term inauguration will be memorable

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