Borno State University To Commence Admission, Lectures… As Gov Shettima Appoints VC, DVCs, Management Staff

All is set for the immediate take-off of Borno State owned University and commencement of admission and lectures which has been under construction in the past 5 years of the present administration of Governor Kashim Shettima with the appointment of a Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellors as well as …

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UNICEF Nigeria Humanitarian Situation Report, 1-31 January 2019 – Nigeria

Highlights • An intensification of the armed conflict in northeast Nigeria since December 2018 is threatening the lives and livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of civilians, with more than 60,000 newly displaced people coming from conflict-affected areas within the three northeast states of Nigeria in January 2019. • Of particular …

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INCONCLUSIVE POLLS:Who wins Kano, Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa, Benue Plateau?

After 9th March 2019 Governorship and State Assembly Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission declared six state’s exercise inconclusive. This week, electoral body announced that it would hold supplementary elections in the affected states on 23rd March 2019. In this report, Assistant Editor, Dare Odufowokan, reports on how the extra …

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Kebbi State Governor Loses Younger Brother

Alhaji Faruku Bagudu, the immediate younger brother of Kebbi Governor, Abubakar Bagudu, is dead. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Alhaji Abubakar Dakingari, made the disclosure in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday. Dakingari said the governor’s younger brother died at his Birnin Kebbi residence on Thursday after a brief illness …

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Bandits abduct popular Islamic cleric, five others in Katsina — Police

Popular  Kano-based Quranic reciter, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman and five other persons have been kidnapped in Katsina State. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isa, told  reporters yesterday in  Katsina that the police were already on the trail of the kidnappers with a view to …

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Live Update Of Katsina State Governorship Election

Bauchi states resident will today determine who would pilot the affairs of the state for the next four years. The state governor Aminu Masari is seeking re-election under the banner of the All Progressives Congress while his major contender Senator Yakubu Lado is using the platform of the Peoples Democratic …

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Abductors of famous Kano Qur’anic reciter reportedly contact family

– The family of renowned Kano-based Quranic reciter, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman, has been reportedly contacted by his abductors – Sheikh Sulaiman and five other persons were kidnapped in Katsina state on Friday, March 15 – Malam Muhammad Nasir Dan-Kurna, Sheik Sulaiman’s errand said the abductors have called the family several …

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Katsina Earmarks N196m for Orphans, Women Empowerment

Aminu-Bello-Masari Francis Sardauna in Katsina The Katsina State government has committed the sum of N196 million to assuage the plight of women and vulnerable children through its Women Empowerment Programme across the 34 local governments of the state for the 2019 fiscal year. The state Commissioner for Women Affairs and …

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Emirate Council Moves Against Criminal Activities In Katsina

Aminu Bello Masari The Katsina state emirate council has urged residents of the state to expose criminals’ hideouts and activities with a view to curbing criminal activities in the state. The Chairman, Katsina State Council of Chiefs, Dr. Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, who stated this when the council paid courtesy call …

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