Sack incompetent officials, Sultan counsels Governor Aminu Tambuwal

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has urged Governor Aminu Tambuwal to sack any incompetent officials in his government in the interest of the development of the state. The Sultan stated this when he visited the governor at Government House in Sokoto on Tuesday as part of Sallah celebrations. The monarch said, “Leaders …

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1 killed, 7 injured as Police try to rearrest fleeing criminals in Anambra

The Anambra Police Command on Tuesday confirmed that one person died, while seven others sustained injuries when hoodlums tried to prevent its operatives from arresting fleeing criminals in Onitsha metropolis. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the casualty figures, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the incident occurred at …

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Nigerian Government Frustrating Treatment of El-Zakzaky In India, Shiites Allege

Folowers of Ibraheem El-Zakyzaky have accused the Nigerian government and American secret service of frustrating the medical treatment of their leader at Madenta Hospital, New Delhi, India. The group revealed this on Tuesday in Abuja in a press statement signed by the Secretary of Academic Forum of the movement, Abdullahi Musa. He stated that the …

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Return Ngige to Labour Ministry, Pensioners beg Buhari

THE Federal Parastatals and Private Sector Pensioners Association of Nigeria, FEPPPAN, have commended President Muhammedu Buhari, for nominating Senator Chris Ngige and Sharon Ikeazu, to be ministers in his second term administration. Chris Ngige, Wage FEPPPAN also said that it is the sole prerogative of the President to assign the nominees to any ministry he …

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Three die, two missing in a boat accident “boat capsize” in Lagos State

The Lagos State Waterways Authority says three people have been confirmed dead while two others are still missing in a boat accident that occurred at Irewe community in Ojo, near Lagos late on Tuesday. The General Manager of LASWA, Mr Emmanuel Oluwadamilola, who made the disclosure in a statement, said that 13 people were rescued …

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Don’t give a cent to anybody to import food into the country, Buhari orders CBN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Daura, Katsina State, disclosed that he has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to stop providing foreign exchange for importation of food into the country, based on “the steady improvement in agricultural production, and attainment of full food security. The President, who hosted All Progressives Congress governors to Eid-el-Kabir …

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Little girl found on her birthday two weeks after she went missing in Lagos

The family of missing Aliyat Tiletile heaved a sigh of relief after she was found on Sunday, August 11, which happens to be her birthday. The little girl was declared missing since Thursday, August 1, in Anibaba area of Ikorodu, Lagos. See the post by a family member below. Alhamdulilai! Alhamdulilai! Alhamdulilai robili aliamin. Please …

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