PDP undecided on next action against Sokoto Governor, Wamakko

The Peoples Democratic Party The ruling party said some lessons have been learnt from the suspension of the governor from the party. The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is undecided on the next line of action against the Sokoto State Governor, Aliyu Wamakko, who on Wednesday called …

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Dangote Plans N180bn Sugar Factories in Sokoto, Kebbi

Aliko Dangote Mohammed Aminu Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has unveiled plans to invest N180 billion to build four sugar factories in Sokoto and Kebbi states in four years. Speaking during a recent courtesy call to Governor Aliyu Wamakko at Government House Sokoto, Dangote said the four sugar …

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Declare State of Emergency in Southern Kaduna Too – Human rights group tells …

A human rights group, Centre for Development and Rights Advocacy, CEDRA, Thursday appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to equally declare a state of emergency in southern part of Kaduna State as he has done in Adamawa, Yobe and Borno States. According to the group, the call for emergency became imperative …

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That TIN Report Kano’s Budget Discipline

Transparency in Nigeria recently measured the performances of the 36 states of the federation, using a certain yardstick. The outcome was a product of serious and academic scrutiny carried out by some reputable and independent bodies, the organisation noted. Just to tell you that it was not an arranged matter …

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Speaker Says Peace In Yobe Is Due To Curfew Imposition

The Speaker, Yobe House Assembly, Alhaji Adamu Dogo, said in Abuja on Friday that the `state of emergency’ had enhance peace and stability in the state.Dogo made this known at a sensitisation workshop on financial autonomy for state lawmakers.The event was organised by the Northern Youth Democratic Forum (NYDF) in collaboration with …

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Jonathan removes Perm Sec over Dubai wedding

There were indications last night that President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the redeployment of the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Ambassador AbdulAzeez Musa for giving out his daughter to the son of an oil magnate. Besides alleged expensive nature of the wedding, the President was said to …

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Nigeria: Mid Term Report – Matching Words With Action in Sokoto

GOVERNOR Magatakarda Wamakko of Sokoto has been on his toes in the last 24 months of his administration in a bid to fulfill his campaign promises. One of his promises is development of infrastructure to accelerate rapid overall development of the state. On this score, the governor has embarked on …

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Governor Yero of Kaduna reshuffles cabinet

Governor of Kaduna State, Mukhtar Yero This is first change exerted by the governor since assuming office. The Governor of Kaduna State, Ramalan Yero, has effected changes to the state executive council, swapping the offices of several commissioners. The changes are the first to be undertaken by Mr. Yero since …

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President Jonathan Congratulates Kano Emir On 50 Years On The Throne

 President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday congratulated the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, for attaining 50 years on the throne. Jonathan congratulated the Emir in Kano at the launching of a book entitled: ‘KIFAYU DHUA’AFA AL SUDAN’, written by Abdullahi Gwandu, as part of activities commemorating Bayero’s 50 years on the …

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