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Tambuwal Appoints First Female Professor As commissioner

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday sworn-in the first female professor in the state, Prof. A’ishatu Madawaki, with three others as commissioners into the state executive council. Madawaki, is a professor of Educational Psychology at Usmanu Danfodio University and was inaugurated along with Ahmed Barade, Garba Tsitse and …

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Djokovic Dismisses Talk Of Boycott Over Prize Money

Six-times Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has distanced himself from reports that he called for a boycott of next year’s tournament unless there was an increase in prize money. Media reports said the 30-year-old Serb, who is president of the Players’ Council, was pushing for a revolt over the way …

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Alleged N41.6m Theft: Court Remands Businessman In Ikoyi Prison

Lagos – Justice Mojisola Dada of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on Tuesday ordered the remand of a ‎businessman, Okoro Samuel Uchechukwu, in Ikoyi Prison custody for alleged stealing N41.6 million. Justice Dada made this pronouncement following Uchechukwu’s arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The defendant Uchechukwu …

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