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Adamawa government declares three days to mourn late chief of staff

Governor Muhammad Bindow of Adamawa state, has declared three days of mourning, to commiserate the death of his Chief of staff, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abba.

Only 20% of 2018 Hajj pilgrims have paid fares in Adamawa – Board

The Executive Secretary of Adamawa Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Umar Bobboyi, on Wednesday, said only 20 per cent of 2018 Hajj pilgrims paid for the 2,601 hajj seats allocated to the state for this year.

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Duro Ladipo lauds Governor Fayemi for rejuvenating arts, culture in Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has been lauded for rejuvenating arts, culture and good values in the state.

President Buhari, Emir of Qatar in closed-door meeting at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
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Minister: Kajuru Resort attack set back on tourism promotion

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the Friday attack on the Kajuru Castle Resort, a popular resort in Kaduna State, as “a setback to efforts to promote tourism in the country.”
Security forces inspect St. Anthony's Shrine. Three of the explosions took place in Catholic churches, while three others were reported in the Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and Shangri-La hotels. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

UNICEF: At least 45 children killed in Sri Lanka attacks

At least 45 children were among the more than 320 people killed in suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, the United Nations said Tuesday.

Man remanded over alleged rape of 12-year-old stepdaughter

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded a 55-year-old man, Mu’azu Isah, in prison custody for allegedly raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter.