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Buhari weeps in Bauchi over Azare market fire

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Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari was moved to tears by the devastation caused by the fire incident that gutted no fewer than 750 shops in the central market in Azare, Bauchi state. Buhari, who is on a visit to the state, said he was in Azare to see things for himself and assess the damages suffered […]

N30billion scandal rocks NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf accused

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National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf, is at the moment locked in a battle with the Governing Council of the agency over a N30 billion residual fund and another N17million allegedly blown on a trip to Geneva, Switzerland by Prof. Usman Yusuf. As a result, the Council has issued the NHIS boss a […]

Lopetegui replaces Zidane at Real Madrid

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Reigning European champions Real Madrid have appointed current Spain national team coach Julen Lopetegui as their manager from next season. Lopetegui, 51, is set to succeed Zinedine Zidane who stepped down after leading the La Liga giants to three straight UEFA Champions League titles. The Spanish giants announced Lopetegui signing on their official website on […]

Not Too Young to Run bill Buhari declared he is too old to run

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The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the signing of the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ bill by President Muhammadu Buhari. Fayose said by signing the bill, Buhari should remind himself that he was “Too Old To Run,” hence he should vacate the office of the President for the youths. In a series […]

President Buhari finally signs Not Too Young To Run Bill

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President Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed the Not Too Young To Run bill into law. Buhari signed the bill on Thursday afternoon inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Recall that the President had in his Democracy Day broadcast on Tuesday, pledged to sign the bill “in a few days’ time.” The bill, […]

Ex-Taraba gov, Nyame, jailed for 14 years

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Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Gudu, Abuja, on Wednesday sentenced a former governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame, to 14 years’ imprisonment for his acts of criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of the sum of N1.64bn belonging to the state. The judgment marked the end of […]

Miyetti Allah, FUNAM, others declared Jihad on Benue — Ortom

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has insisted that the attacks and killings in the state could be regarded as a jihad, following verifiable comments by the various herdsmen groups in the country which openly declared a jihad in the state. The governor in a statement through his Press Secretary, Terver Akase, yesterday, was reacting […]

Nigerian Governor empowers citizens with clay pots and jars

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A Nigerian Governor has empowered people of a Local Government area in his state with clay pot and jars. Governor of Kebbi state, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, yesterday paid a visit to Argungu local government area where he empowered the residents with clay pots, jars, mortars and other local household items. The governor who was […]

National Assembly members notorious for bribe taking – Jega

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The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, on Monday accused the members of the National Assembly of bribe taking. He said chairmen of committees in the National Assembly were more notorious for bribe  taking antics. Jega made the allegation in Abuja while delivering a lecture titled, “Peace building and good […]