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In pictures: Country of kings, Nigeria’s many monarchs

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Northern states have Nigeria’s worst girl-child education-Report

The problem also affects the southern states Eight states in northern Nigeria have the country’s worst girl child education and health indices, the latest scorecard by a group of nongovernmental researchers, says. The report says Kebbi, Sokoto, Bauchi, Jigawa, Yobe, Zamfara, Katsina, and Gombe states have Nigeria’s worst girl child education, …

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My Father’s Concern Was Nigeria’s Unity – Beni Lar

A daughter of the late pioneer chairman of the ruling PDP Chief Solomon Lar yesterday said the peace and unity of Nigeria remained her father’s concern till he died. Hon. Beni Lar, a member of the House of Representatives representing Langtang North/Langtang South federal constituency in Plateau State, stated this …

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Katsina Trains Women On Soap-Making, Food Processing

As part of activities marking Nigeria’s 53rd independence anniversary, the Katsina State Ministry of Women Affairs, trained no fewer than 500 women on soap making, preservation and processing of fruits and vegetables. The two-day training was jointly sponsored by the women affairs ministry and non-governmental organisation, Service to Humanity Foundation, …

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Katsina’ll soon recruit 1000 teachers –Commissioner

Katsina State Government is planning to recruit about 1,000 graduate teachers to teach in secondary schools across the state. The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Aminu Kurfi, who disclosed this in an interview with journalists, said the figure was part of 3,000 additional teachers required by secondary schools in the state. …

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Katsina signs MoU to establish 29 micro-finance banks

KATSINA State Government, Monday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of 29 Micro-finance Banks in local government areas of the state.  The state Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Lawal Jari, signed the agreement in Katsina on behalf of the state government with R.I. and Co Financial Institution Consultant …

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Why Katsina Has Not Borrowed in Six Years

In spite of the hard work of Katsina State Governor, Barrister Ibrahim Shema, he has come under intense criticisms principally because he has refused to distribute the resources of the state to ‘stakeholders’. But what gladdens those of us who are ordinary citizens is that even the anti-corruption agencies acknowledge …

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Fresh New PDP Emerges in Katsina

Katsina — Barely 48 hours after the Bala Saulawa-led new PDP denounced its position and reverted its loyalty to the Alhaji Bamanga Tukur-led faction of the party, another group has emerged restoring the eclipsed Baraje-led PDP faction in the state. Briefing reporters yesterday in Katsina, former Chairmanof Safana council, Alhaji …

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Nigerian terror group release video of kidnapped Frenchman

//– Coverage Judge John Hlophe has been fighting a complaint of misconduct for over five years. A judicial tribunal is now expected to decide his fate. Video A study by the Reputation Institute reveals that South Africans themselves don’t rate their country very highly. Coverage In the latest public spat, …

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