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President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-6

Muhammadu Buhari: Nigerians, let’s move to the Next Level

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday launched his 2019 electioneering campaign yesterday in a grand style, presenting a document called the ‘Next Level,” of where he wants to take Nigerians.

World Bank selects LASU as African Centre of Excellence

The Lagos State University (LASU) has been selected as a Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education (CITSE) by the World Bank, among other 16 universities across Nigeria.

850 PDP, PRP members defect to APC in Kaduna

No fewer than 850 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zaria Local Government Area.
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2019: PRP candidate cautions against vote buying

Alhaji Fahad Ahmed-Chikaji, candidate contesting the seat in Kaduna State House of Assembly for Sabongari, has cautioned Nigerians against vote buying, saying the ugly trend could put the nation’s democracy in danger.

Abdullahi Ganduje presents N219 billion budget for 2019

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has presented a budget proposal of N219.6 billion to the state house of assembly.

Nigerian Army conducts range shooting, advises residents to keep-off area

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its School of Military Police, Zaria, would conduct Annual Range Classification from Monday to Nov. 23 and advised residents to keep-off the area.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

NHRC confirms investigation of alleged killing of 492 Shiites

The National Human Rights Commission has confirmed that it was looking into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Army and the Police within the last four years.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

850 PDP, PRP members defect to APC

No fewer than 850 members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and People’s Redemption Party (PRP) have defected to the All Progressives Party (APC) in Zaria LGA of Kaduna State.

Lai Mohammed: Federal government spends N3.5 million monthly to feed Ibrahim el-Zakzaky in detention

The Federal Government claims it spends N3.5m monthly to feed the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim el-Zakzaky.

Court orders reinstatement of 77 Kaduna district heads

A High Court, sitting in Zaria, on Wednesday ordered the Kaduna State Government to reinstate all the dethroned 77 District Heads, pending the determination of a case filed by them.

Femi Falana petitions NHRC over killing of Shi’ites

Human Rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, petitioned the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, to investigate the killing of 492 Shiites by the Army and the Police between 2014 and 2018.

Aviation agencies groan under N45 billion debt by airlines

With such huge debt profile, FAAN said it is finding it very difficult to replace obsolete airport equipment like airfield lighting, resurfacing of dilapidated runways and provision of other amenities to the airports.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana issues NHRC 7-day ultimatum to begin probe into killing of 492 Shiites...

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Monday issued seven days ultimatum to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to begin investigation into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Nigerian army and police between 2014 and 2018.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shiites release 34 names of protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has released names of 34 bodies so far identified amongst the over 40 Shiite protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers within four days.

Cleric: Lies, intolerance, unequal treatment reason Kaduna boils

The minister in-charge of First Baptist Church, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna, Rev. Isaac Gbadero, says that untruthfulness, religious intolerance, unequal treatment, especially by political leaders, were some of the factors fueling crisis in Kaduna State.

FRSC: Continuous sensitisation will reduce accidents on Nigerian roads

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday identified frequent sensitisation of motorists as a path to reducing rate of accidents on the Nigerian roads.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: In Nigeria ‘being Shiite is being persecuted’

The bloody crackdown on Shiite protesters this week in Nigeria has highlighted the oppression of a religious minority that experts say is driven by a Sunni Muslim elite backed by Saudi Arabia.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Amnesty International blames security forces for Shiite protesters’ deaths

The Amnesty International has blamed the military for the death of about 45 supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) ,over two days, as they held a peaceful religious procession around Abuja.

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Babatunde Fashola: APC did not promise to transform Nigeria in four years

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.

INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.

Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
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Micheal Obafemi snubs Super Eagles, debut for Ireland

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
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Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.