NIGERIA: Gunmen Kill Lawmaker in Sokoto

NIGERIA: Gunmen Kill Lawmaker in Sokoto Category: Nigeria News Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2013 21:58 Written by Mohammed Aminu Hits: 167  Unknown gunmen Monday night  assasinated a member representing Gada West constituency in the Sokoto State House of Asssembly, Alhaji Murtala Attahiru Wauru. The slain lawmaker was killed while …

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Cabinet reshuffle: Presidency to inject “strong” Ministers to challenge anti …

Indications have emerged that President Goodluck Jonathan’s is keen about injecting “strong” politicians, who can curb the influence of governors of their respective states, into his new cabinet. DailyPost has gathered that the Presidency will soon announce a re-shuffle in the Federal Executive Council. A source said once the ongoing …

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Police Avert Bomb Explosion in Kaduna

What could have been a deadly attack in the Kaduna state capital was averted on Friday evening following the prompt intervention of officers of the anti-bomb unit of the state police command who successfully defused a bomb hidden in a brand new computer.   An eyewitness said suspected terrorists had concealed …

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JTF Discovers More Weapons In Hezbollah Suspect’s Residence In Kano

Joint security forces in Kano state, north-west Nigeria says it has discovered another cooler buried under a wardrobe at the same Lebanese house at No. 3 Gaya Road, where a large quantity of arms and ammunition were recovered last week suspected to be that of Hezbollah Terrorists organization. A press …

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Nyako Responsible For Emergency Rule In Adamawa – Jibril Aminu

As altercation between Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako and his major political arch rivals continued over who is responsible for the emergency rule in the state, Prof Jibril Aminu has accused the governor of being responsible for the state of emergency. Since the state of emergency was declared on the …

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Borno: Boko Haram attacks four churches, kills Pastor, two others in Gwoza

One month after the declaration of emergency rule to fight insurgency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, violence has erupted again, as gunmen suspected to be members of Islamist terrorist sect attacked four communities of Hwa’a, Kunde, Gathahure and Gjigga of Gwoza Hills settlements, torching four churches with Improvised Explosives …

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Borno, Yobe: The Road To Emergency Rule

Remains left by Boko Haram in Burno AFTER OVER THREE YEARS OF INDECISION, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON TUESDAY EVENTUALLY PICKED UP THE COURAGE AND IMPOSED EMERGENCY RULE IN BORNO, YOBE AND ADAMAWA STATES. THIS, THE GOVERNMENT SAYS, IS AIMED AT PERMANENTLY DISLODGING THE EXTREMIST BOKO HARAM SECT, SO AS TO …

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Kebbi to recruit 2000 youths for tree planting

Kebbi State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Ishaku Daudu said that the state government  has concluded to recruit 2,000 youths to plant 1.3 million tree seedlings as part of efforts to control desertification. Daudu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi that five kms shelter belts would be …

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