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Bello imposes 24-hr curfew in Kogi

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, yesterday imposed an emergency 24-hour curfew on five local government areas of the state. The five LGs; Adavi, Ajaokuta, Okene, Okehi and Ogori/Magongo, are all in the central senatorial axis of ...

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Islam

American democracy has a long history with Islam and Shari’ah law From the founding of the United States as a nation, there has been Islamic influence. The Islamic nation of Morocco was the first to recognize America as a nation, ...

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Osun boasts of 563 hectares of cocoa plantation

As part of efforts to improve agricultural production, Osun State Investment Company Limited, OSICOL, has successfully planted 563 hectares of cocoa plantation. The state Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Bola Oyebamiji, disclosed this in Osogbo, the state capital, during an interaction ...

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Shell donates equipment to FRSC in Bayelsa

In line with their corporate social responsibilities, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria  have donated a crash victim extraction equipment to Federal Road Safety Corps, Bayelsa State command this is to enhance quick response to accidents victims. The extractor equipment ...

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Buhari inaugurates Armed Forces Council

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the Armed Forces Council, which ratified the National Defence Policy 2017 (Revised) Harmonised Terms and Conditions of Service Officers 2017 and Harmonized Terms and Condition of Service Soldiers/Rating/Airmen (Revised). Speaking to State House correspondents ...

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I won’t succumb to propaganda – Masari

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has said he would not succumb to negative propaganda against his administration being orchestrated by selfish and desperate persons. The Governor said the negative spin being orchestrated against his leadership was born out ...

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Gunmen kill 11 in Plateau community

Plateau state command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has confirmed the killing of eleven persons in Riyom locality, South of Jos, the state capital, Tuesday evening. Confirming the incident to our correspondent on telephone, the Police Public Relations Officer ...

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NGO picks Zazzau emir as patron

An Abuja-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) which focuses on malaria prevention under the aegis of Initiative for the Prevention of Malaria has appointed as its First Patron, the Emir of Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Alhaji ...

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NYSC laments director’s demise

National Youth Service Corps has lamented the loss of its director, Corps Mobilisation, NYSC National Directorate Headquarters, Mr. Frank Ekpunobi, who died last Friday. A statement signed yesterday by the Acting Director, Press & Public Relations, Adeyemi Adenike, said the ...

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I’m being persecuted by EFCC – Gbenga Daniel

A national chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has described his ongoing trial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as “persecution and not prosecution”. Daniel, a former governor of Ogun state, spoke yesterday ...

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Fire guts section of Jigawa Assembly

Fire outbreak occurred, Tuesday, at the administration and finance of building of the Jigawa state House of Assembly, causing panic at the lawmaking house. Sources told our reporter that the incident was suspected to have been caused by electric spark, ...

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Gbenga Daniel accuses EFCC of persecution

A national chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Otunba Gbenga Daniel has described his ongoing trial by the Economic and Financials Crimes Commission (EFCC) as persecution and not prosecution. Daniel, a former governor of Ogun state spoke Wednesday ...

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