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Maitama Sule is not dead – Close aide says

Alhaji Ashiru Sharif, a close aide to Dr Yusuf Maitama Sule, the Danmasani of Kano has debunked the rumour going round the state that the elder statesman is dead. Sharif dismissed the rumour while speaking with newsmen in Kano. He described the rumour as “baseless and unfounded’’ saying that the Danmasani was hale and hearty. “The rumour of the death ...

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No going back on subsidy removal – FG

he Federal Government, Monday, said it is not going back on its decision to remove subsidy from Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. Specifically, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, in a statement signed by its Acting Executive Secretary, Mrs. Sotonye Iyoyo, explained that what currently exists is the price modulation mechanism through which price of PMS is ...

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Nigerians are suffering because PDP failed to plan for ‘raining day’ – Buhari laments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja said that the 16 years rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) failed to plan for Nigeria’s raining day despite high revenue from oil during the period.

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How Fitila Project is changing girls in kano

By Toheeb Jaiyeola The solution to the myriad of unemployed and unemployable youths in the country today may not be far fetch, as a non-governmental organization Fitila Project has took the lead in “Catching Them Young” by equipping and inculcating in school age girls vocational skills as well as teaching them with the use of devices to facilitate a modern ...

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Ekitigate: Army fires Momoh, ex-spokesman, others

The Nigerian Army Council has retired two senior officers – Brigadier General Aliyu Momoh, who was indicted in the conduct of the 2015 elections in Ekiti State; the former spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Olajide Laleye; and other officers, according to report.

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Fuel scarcity likely to end in May – Marketers

Contrary to the pledge by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, that lingering fuel scarcity in the country would end on or before Thursday, April 7, marketers and depot owners said on Sunday that consumers might have to endure inadequate supply of the product till May.

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This Photo Series Is Empowering Black Women To Embrace Their Bodies

A new photo series is reclaiming the beauty of the black female body. “Body Noire, A Celebration Of Black Female Bodies” is the brainchild of Nigerian-American multimedia journalist Abi Ishola. In October 2015, Ishola founded the website BeyondClassicallyBeautiful.com, months after launching a photo series in direct response to the New York Times piece which described actress Viola Davis as not “classically ...

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Aisha Buhari donates relief materials to IDPs in Benue

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has on Wednesday donated assorted relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Benue.

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Southern Kaduna Journalists demand apology from Deputy Gov over alleged slander

Southern Kaduna Practicing Journalists’ Forum has issued a statement demanding that the state Deputy Governor Architect Barnabas Yusuf Bala apologize for a statement they deem libelous.

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Fuel queues to disappear April 7 – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu has said that the long queues in the country’s filing stations would disappear on 7th April.

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