Ganduje tasks FG on welfare of ex-sevice men

By AbdulSalam Muhammad KANO—Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has urged the Federal Government to improve welfare package for retired military and police officers. Ganduje spoke during the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration in the state. The call came on the heels of demand by the Retired Army, Navy …

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Police quizzes Ganduje’s commissioner over video

By AbdulSalam Muhammad KANO—The Police Command in Kano State, yesterday, quizzed Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s Commissioner for Special Duties, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, over a video clip that purportedly incited people against a sitting senator, Rabiu Kwankwaso. Ganduje The encounter with the Police by Abbas came on the heels of the arrest …

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Arewa 24 makes debut on StarTimes

Pay TV provider, StarTimes Nigeria have announced the listing of Hausa language channel Arewa 24, on its platform, in a bid to meet the growing demands of its Hausa subscribers. According to the Brand and Marketing Director at StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, “the demand for more Hausa language channels among our …

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MURIC blasts FG over N40m gift to ex-presidents

Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, an NGO, has decried the payment of N40 million each, to former presidents and heads of state. Gowon, OBJ, Shagari, IBB, Shonekan, Abdulsalami, Jonathan and Buhari MURIC made its position known in a statement issued by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, in Ibadan, yesterday. The group …

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Obasanjo Successfully Completes PhD Programme At NOUN

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President, is among 14, 771 persons expected to receive honours at the 7th Convocation of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Adamu, NOUN’s Vice-Chancellor, has said. The former president is expected to receive a doctorate in Christian Theology, Adamu said at a news briefing …

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Ratify, implement Bamako Convention now- SRADev boss

By Kingsley Adegboye Ahead of  the second meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Bamako Convention (Bamako COP2) billed to take place in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire between January 28 and 30, 2018, Mr. Leslie Adogame, Executive Director, Sustainable Research and Action for Environmental Development (SRADev), has called on …

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Amosun Hails Fallen Heroes’ Gallantry

Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State Governor, has hailed the gallantry of fallen heroes, saying they laid down their lives for unity and peaceful co-existence of the nation. The governor was speaking to newsmen during ceremonies to mark the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day at the Arcade Ground, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Monday. …

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CBN Inaugurates Committee In Kano

Kano – Alhaji Usman Alhaji, Kano State Secretary to the State Government, has inaugurated the financial inclusion state steering committee at Central Bank of Nigeria, Kano state branch. Speaking at the ceremony Alhaji Usman Alhaji expressed appreciation to the Central Bank for recognising the importance of Kano State Government for addressing …

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