Kaduna students dissociate selves from Governor El-Rufai’s re-election bid

Ahead of the March 2 governorship polls, the National Association of Kaduna State Students (NAKASS) has distanced itself from purported endorsement for re-election bid of the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai. This was contained in a statement jointly signed by its Secretary-General, Comrade Ahmed Usman and its Public Relations …

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Drug Abuse: Kano Spends N128mn on Reformatory

Drug Abuse: Kano Spends N128mn on Reformatory Kano state government has spent N128 million to renovate and expand the Kiru Reformatory, in Kiru local government area of the state, according the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. He said the project entailed the construction of a female section in addition …

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Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court fixes March 1 to decide Gov. Bindow’s fate

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA —A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Apo, has fixed March 1 to deliver judgment in a suit alleging that Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State, submitted forged certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Judicial symbol for justice A non-governmental organisation, …

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World News, Islamic militants’ deadly resurgence threatens Nigeria polls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) Baba Inuwa was pleased to move back to his vegetable farm in Nigeria’s northeast, encouraged by the military’s offensive against Boko Haram, the country’s homegrown Islamic extremist rebels and by President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that the insurgency had been crushed. “We thought all was over and Boko …

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Islamic militants deadly resurgence threatens Nigeria polls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Baba Inuwa was pleased to move back to his vegetable farm in Nigeria’s northeast, encouraged by the military’s offensive against Boko Haram, the country’s homegrown Islamic extremist rebels and by President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that the insurgency had been crushed.“We thought all was over and Boko Haram …

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Drama as governorship candidates sign peace accord in Jigawa

– Nineteen governorship candidates in Jigawa state have signed a peace accord ahead of the election – Candidates of the APC, PDP and some other parties, were however missing at the peace accord – As a result of this, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr Mahmoud Isah, appealed …

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Wamakko: four Sokoto commissioners to quit PDP for APC

LEADER of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State and Chairman of Northern Senators’ Forum (NSF), Aliyu Wamakko, has said at least four serving commissioners in the current Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration in the state will soon join APC. Wamakko spoke on Monday at the inauguration of the …

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In Kebbi, Atiku set to challenge Buhari’s dominance

From the emerging scenario, the presidential election will be a keen contest between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kebbi State.   Kebbi is seen largely as a Buhari State because majority of people are ardent supporters of the …

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Why chaos, violence continues in Nigeria’s Kaduna state

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari addresses his supporters during a campaign rally. Picture: Reuters/Temilade Adelaja Nigeria’s Kaduna State has been embroiled in conflict for decades. The violence has its roots in ethnic tensions between the state’s Muslim and non-Muslim populations. The state is located in Northwestern Nigeria. It has a population …

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PDP presidential rally: Police arrest 28 suspected political thugs in Kano

PDP presidential rally: Police arrest 28 suspected political thugs in Kano The Kano State Police Command said on Monday that it arrested 28 suspected political thugs during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential rally in the state. The new Commissioner of Police in the state, Wakili Muhammad who assumed office …

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