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Nigeria: Over 30 Opposition Parties In Kaduna Vow To Boycott Political Activities, Until…

By Longtong Ibrahim 36 out of the 38 registered political parties in Kaduna state (northwest Nigeria), have vowed to boycott all political activities organized by the Kaduna state Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM), stressing that, until all political parties as well as relevant stakeholders are carried along and a realistic time table/programs for the local government […]

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Northern Groups Call For Expulsion Of Turkish Ambassadors From Nigeria

By Amos Tauna In Nigeria, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) have alerted government on the urgent need to expel the Turkish Ambassador from the country for allegedly meddling into internal security matters with regards to the alleged invasion of residence Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), by the men of the […]

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Restructuring: We Support Regional Govt With Slight Modifications — Middle Belt

AS the restructuring summit organised by the Yoruba Leaders and South-West governors continues to generate ripples, various stakeholders and groups in the Middle Belt have backed calls for a return to regional government. However, they are demanding the creation of additional regions from the North to cater for the interest of ethnic minorities. The President, […]

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Nigeria: APC Accuses Gov. Dankwambo Of Political Persecution

By Auwal Mohammad Gombe (Nigeria) – All Progressives Congress (APC) Gombe State Chapter in northeast Nigeria, has accused Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of political persecution and infringement on freedom of expression by opposition parties in the state.   Secretary of the party in the State, Bello Kasimu Maigari made the accusation while reacting over recent […]

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NNPC GMD: We Don’t See A Penny From Crude Sales

Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the oil firm does not “see a penny” from the sale of crude oil. Baru said this in response to some critical reports, especially from the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). In its March 2017 policy brief, NEITI said by its […]

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Nigerian President’s Committee Distributes Relief Items To IDPs In Gombe

By Auwal Mohammed, Gombe (Nigeria) — Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), has handed over relief materials to a Committee for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and people affected by July floods in Gombe State northeast Nigeria with mandate to ensure equitable distribution of the relief materials. Chairman of the Committee Lt. Gen […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Warns Citizens Of Fabricated Minutes Of Meeting On Social Media

By Amos Tauna Kaduna State government has reminded members of the public of a fabricated minutes of meeting in circulation in the social media meant to cause division along region and religious lines in the state. Spokesman to the state governor, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement issued Wednesday in Kaduna said, “A piece of despicable […]

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Kaduna State Tertiary Institutions To Operate Multi-Campus Structure

By Amos Tauna Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State in northern Nigeria has announced that all tertiary institutions owned by the State government will henceforth operate a multi-campus structure – a decision that will assign at least one tertiary institution to every local government area. He said the new policy has been approved by the […]

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