Realistic budget makes Yobe among 8 solvent states – Commissioner

A “realistic budget” and other financial reforms adopted by governor Ibrahim Gaidam’s administration are key in making Yobe among the eight solvent states that can fund their 2019 budgets. The State Commissioner of Finance, Muhammad Ismaila Nguru disclosed this in an interview with our correspondent in Damaturu on Thursday. The …

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Nigeria: Re – El-Rufa’i’s Abrogation of Indigene-Settler Dichotomy in Kaduna …

opinion By Emmanuel Ado The article written by Jideofor Adibe titled of this landmark policy should have been “El-Rufa’i’s abrogation of indigene- settler dichotomy in Kaduna is right step in wrong direction”, published in the Daily Trust of May 11, 2019 is misleading and malicious. The week Jideofor Adibe published …

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These are illegal guns seized in California — not Nigeria’s Kano state

A picture shared more than 18,000 times claims to show guns seized by the Nigerian Customs Service in the northern state of Kano. This is false; the guns in the picture were confiscated in the US state of California. The picture was posted on Facebook by Ibe Caleb in November 2015 with the …

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Gunmen kill one, injure 10 in Jigawa

The police in Jigawa State have confirmed that armed bandits on Thursday morning attacked Garin Maidawa, Abiya ward of Dutse local government area. The state Commissioner of Police, CP Bala Zama Sanchi, who confirmed the incident to DAILY POST, said the bandits killed one person and injured many. He explained …

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Nigeria: Shettima Says Borno Safer Than Abuja, Other Northern States

By Njadvara Musa Maiduguri — Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said that the northeast state is safer than the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and other states in the north. Shettima disclosed this on Wednesday before the House of Representatives Committee on Army at the Government House, Maiduguri. According …

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Yobe Gov-elect, 50 Reps honour Peller’s annual Ramadan lectures

No fewer than 50 newly elected members of the House of Representatives and Governor-Elect of Yobe state, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni on Thursday attended the Ramadan lecture organised by the member elected for Iseyin/Kajola/Itesiwaju and Iwajowa constituency, Mr. Shina Peller. Peller also used the avenue to commission his multi-million Naira …

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I Have Been Vindicated by Supreme Court, Says Umeh

Mike Umeh EFCC CASE Former Acting President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Mike Umeh, has been discharged and acquitted by the Supreme Court in the case of money laundering. The former Chairman of Anambra FA was charged alongside former Sokoto State governor, Attahiru Bafarawa. The Supreme Court in a …

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More women adopt exclusive breastfeeding in Kebbi

More nursing mothers in Kebbi communities are fast adopting exclusive breastfeeding of their new born babies as recommended by the World Health Organization. A Caliphate Trust correspondent reports that many women in Argungu, Birnin Kebbi and other communities have now abandoned feeding their babies with baby fomula or local food. …

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Nigeria: Govt Committed to Boosting Business, Investment – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment to boosting business and investment opportunities by reviving train and railway services, building roads and improving on the power sector. Addressing the 59th Annual General Meeting/Conference of National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) yesterday in Kaduna, with …

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