Moshood Isah: Still on the North-East intervention

Basically, a mere mention of Borno and Yobe state, what comes to the mind of Nigerians is virtually the same. The two states including other northeastern are synonymous with insecurity. The insecurity in the states has led to breakdown of any kind of activity you can think of. An average …

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Police Arrest Robbers, Recover N2 Million in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Police Command yesterday arrested one Mustafa Abubakar and Salisu Abdullahi in Dutse, over the allegation that they used a master key to remove N2 million from the boot of vehicle belonging to one Musa Shehu of New World Micro-Finance Bank in Birnin-Kudu Local Government Area of the …

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Kaduna, using SURE-P to curb unemployment

Hassan Ibrahim writes on how the Kaduna State Government is using SURE-P to make youth and women in the state productive and self reliant through the acquisition of skills. There is nowhere in the world that youths are neglected in a developing economy. Nigeria is a developing economy and the …

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Kano Assembly to consider N26.1bn 2013 supplementary budget

The Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Gambo Salau, said on Tuesday that the House would consider the approval of  the N26.1 billion 2013 supplementary budget presented to the House next week. Gov.Rabiu Kwankwaso on Monday presented the budget proposal to the state House of Assembly for approval. Presenting …

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Money laundering: Group tells Lamido to resign, or risk impeachment •As youths …

FOLLOWING the recent arrest of two son of Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido over an alleged money laundering, a group tagged ‘Jigawa State professionals,  yesterday asked him to resign as governor or be impeached. This was contained in a statement jointly signed by Mallam Sani Zoro, former national president …

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Governor Yero swears in new Kaduna commissioners

The commissioners asked to disregard ethnic and religious affiliations in discharge of duties. The Kaduna State Governor, Mukhtar Yero, on Thursday, swore in the new commissioners and members of the state executive council. The commissioners, who were screened last week by the State House of Assembly, took their oath of office …

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Kano sponsors 450 students in three private varsities – Kwankwaso

The Kano State Government says it has sponsored 450 students to study various degree programmes in three private universities in the country. Gov. Rabi’u Kwankwaso said this when he addressed the beneficiaries at the Government House, Kano, on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 250 students would study in Igbinedion University, Edo, …

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Borno Airforce Base Attack: Heads May Roll In Military Top Ranks

As the military picks the pieces from the deadly attack on the Air Force Base in Maiduguri and other military installations, indications have emerged that heads may roll if the alleged case of sabotage or negligence of duty is established over Monday’s attack by Islamist insurgents, which left in its …

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Boko Haram’s Evolving Terror

In September 2013 a 19-year-old woman escaped from the clutches of Boko Haram. They had held her captive for three months in Borno state’s Gwoza Hills, an extension of the Mandara Mountains in north-east Nigeria that borders Cameroon’s far north. Boko Haram, which controls some villages there, abducted the woman …

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