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Defending journalism in Kebbi State

There is something ludicrous but nevertheless grave about the ongoing incarceration of The Sun newspaper’s reporter in Kebbi State, Olarenwaju Lawal. The reporter was picked up by police detectives on Monday, December 10, 2018, while he was on an official assignment. His cardinal sin was an online report of the …

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Families of fallen soldiers to get assistance in Kebbi

The wives and children of both fallen and living soldiers in all military formations in Kebbi State are to be assisted by the   State Government. Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu stated this while fielding questions from journalists in Birnin-Kebbi . He said members of the armed forces would be treated equally …

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7 Nigerian cultures with massive stake in ancient art and engineering

Many cultures in Nigeria were civilisations and great kingdoms who practised ancient craftmanship and transferred the education down generations. Though civilisation and education mean a certain thing now, there is more than enough proof that certain parts of Nigeria had working structures and showed advanced technological skills even before the …

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Kebbi’II Vote Massively For PMB – Bagudu

Kebbi State governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has said that the state would give President Muhammadu Buhari the highest number of votes in the forthcoming presidential election to surpass the votes he got in the state in the 2015 election. Bagudu made the pledge at the All Progressives Congress (APC) …

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Kebbi APC Convenes Women Stakeholders’ Meeting

As part of moves to mobilise women ahead of the general elections, Kebbi State APC held an interactive meeting with  key women stakeholders  to mobilise them on the need to fully support President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu’s re-election. The meeting, which took place at the presidential lodge …

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How high-tech agriculture is transforming the fortunes of Nigerian rice farmers

“The mills feel their investment in rice is protected and farmers know they have a market,” explains Dr Kristina Spantig, project manager at CARI, which is implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the German development agency. More than 90,000 Nigerian farmers have entered into contracts since 2013 …

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Buhari approves medical director for FMC, Kebbi

Buhari approves medical director for FMC, Kebbi President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Aliyu Balarabe as the Medical Director (MD), Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. According to a press statement signed by a spokesperson of the federal ministry of health, Boade Akinola, on Wednesday, Mr Balarabe’s …

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Up Next Kebbi CAN Urges Residents To Pray For Nigeria

The Kebbi State chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Verable Dr. Ayuba Kanta of Anglican Church, Birnin Kebbi has called on both Christians and Muslims to use the occasion of Christmas to pray for our leaders and Nigeria for peace to reign. He said that since the period of …

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Secondus cautions against rigging, plunging nation into crisis

• APC prepared to steal votes, PDP presidential candidate alleges • Don’t repeat 2015 mistake, Saraki tells Nigerians • Atiku promises peace, security in Plateau as Kebbi PDP assures of victory National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and …

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Court nullifies Buhari’s aide’s candidature for House of Reps

A Federal high Court sitting in Kano yesterday nullified the nomination of Personal Assistant to President Muhammad Buhari on Broadcast Media, Shaaban Ibrahim Sharada, as All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Kano Municipal Federal constituency in the House of Representatives. Subsequently, the court upheld former Kano Municipal Council Chairman and …

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