INEC delists 2500 deceased from voters list in Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has removed from its list the names of 2,500 registered voters that died before the next general elections in Yobe state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Yobe state, Alhaji Makama stated this on Tuesday at an interactive session with religious leaders in Damaturu. He …

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Govt spends N93m on weddings of 270 orphans in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Government says it has sponsored and conducted the wedding of 270 selected orphaned girls in the state. Malam Mustapha Saleh, Special Adviser to Jigawa governor, Muhammad Badaru, disclosed this on Saturday during the exercise in Dutse. Saleh said that 10 orphaned girls were selected from each of …

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Saraki calls for arrest of perpetrators of Sokoto killings

By Chibisi Ohakah [Abuja] President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has decried the gruesome killing of dozens of innocent Nigerians by suspected bandits in Sokoto state and called on security agencies to immediately secure the area and apprehend the perpetrators of the despicable acts. Saraki described the killings …

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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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2019: Retired civil servants mobilise to vote El-Rufai out of office

About 36,000 workers from the 23 local government of Kaduna State who were compulsorily retired by Governor Nasir El-Rufai in November, 2017, have urged the people of the state to comply with President Mohammadu Buhari’s directive to vote out any governor that refuses to pay workers and retirees their entitlements …

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Over 60, 000 bottles of beer destroyed by Hisbah in Kano

The Kano State Hisbah board has rounded up and destroyed over 60, 000 bottles of beer in the state. The purging was done during a visit by the executive chairman of Gwale Local Government area, HON. Dakta Khalid Ishak. Instablog9ja reports that the action one carried out in accordance with …

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Senator kits 17 teams in Adamawa

Sen. Binta Masi has donated jerseys and other sporting materials to 17 football teams in five local government areas of Adamawa State to enhance their performance. Masai, who represents Adamawa North Senatorial District, made the donation on Monday in Mubi through her media aide, Abdulrahman Mutawalli. She said the gesture …

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BORNO WILL REGAIN ITS GLORY AGAIN…Gov Shettima

Governo!r Kashim Shettima of Borno state has expressed confidence and optimism that Borno State will regain its glory again. Colonel Ado Isa , the Deputy Director Public Relations, 7 Division Nigerian Army, NA said that the Governor stated this yesterday at Cashew Plantation, Maiduguri Borno State while flagging-off the commencement …

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Cholera: WHO declares Yobe free

Cholera Disease The Yobe state government in collaboration with World HealthOrganisation (WHO) and other partners have officially declared end ofcholera outbreak in the state. State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Muhammad Bello Kawuwa disclosed this while addressing press newsmen on the progresses made. Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Management Board, Dr. …

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