2555 Kaduna pilgrims transported to Saudi Arabia — Official

2,555 Kaduna pilgrims transported to Saudi Arabia — Official The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Wednesday said 2,555 pilgrims from the state were now in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj. The board’s Public Relations Officer, Yunusa Abdullahi, made the disclosure in a statement in Kaduna. Mr Abdullahi said …

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2019: Jigawa deputy governor declares for Senate

2019: Jigawa deputy governor declares for Senate The Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, Ibrahim Hassan, has declared to run for the seat of Jigawa North-east senatorial district in 2019 on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Hassan declared his intention on Tuesday at a press briefing …

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N369m project: Police invite Kaduna senator, Hunkuyi, NLC chairman

Niyi Odebode, Olaleye Aluko and Godwin Isenyo The police have invited the senator representing Kaduna North, Suleiman Hunkuyi. The police, in a letter dated August 3, 2018, requested the senator to appear before one Ibrahim Agu, a deputy superintendent of police, for an interview over a case of a transaction …

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Kano okays N.9b for scholarship arrears

Kano State Executive Council has approved the release of N933, 947, 868  for settlement of tuition fees and allowances for state-sponsored students in overseas and local universities. Commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Malam Muhammad Garba, said this in a statement. He said the amount covered tuition/accommodation amounting to $38, …

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Borno Nship, Unicef Unveils Plan To Address Manpower, Infrastructural Gaps In Health Facilities

Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), through Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP), a World Bank assisted project and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have unveiled a strategic plan to engage the services of health personnel who are to work in some of the contracted Health Facilities …

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Quelea birds invade 17 Jigawa communities

Quelea birds have invaded farmlands in 17 communities in Auyo Local Government Council of Jigawa. A News Agency of Nigeria investigation reveals that the communities are: Ayama, Furawa, Auyo, Mado, Adaha Gamsarku, Tsidir, Hadiyo, Gatafa, Marina, Anauya, Tagir, Zumoni, Muran, Fige, kateje and Hakudau. Speaking to NAN, Malam Tukur Dauda, a …

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PDP receives Sen. Hunkuyi, other defectors in Kaduna – Vanguard …

The Kaduna State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday received Sen. Suleiman Hunkuyi and his supporters in Kaduna. Hunkuyi, who represents Kaduna North in the Senate, was among the 13 APC senators who recently defected to the PDP and other political parties. PDP Hunkuyi was received by …

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Six ‘Kwankwassiyya’ Kano lawmakers defect to PDP

Six ‘Kwankwassiyya’ members of the Kano State House of Assembly have defected from the All Progressives Congress to People’s Democratic Party. The legislators, who are loyal to former Governor, Rabi’u Kwankwaso, announced their defection in a letter they sent to the House. In the letter read by the Speaker, Alhaji …

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Army Arrests Wanted Boko Haram Suspect In Borno State

Troops of operation LAFIYA DOLE have arrested a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Maje Lawan at Banki in Borno State. The suspect believed to be number 96 on the wanted list earlier published by the Army was apprehended after he infiltrated into the Internally Displaced Persons camp in the area. Colonel …

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