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Why piles of cash keep turning up in Nigeriavarious foreign destinations. But, in 2012, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),
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various foreign destinations. But, in 2012, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), under Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, now the Emir of Kano, introduced a "cashless policy". This placed limits on the amount of cash-based transfers, encouraging electronic... Read more
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Govt Earmarks N5 Billion to Promote ExportsKano — The Federal Government has earmarked N5 billion under the Export Develop
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Kano — The Federal Government has earmarked N5 billion under the Export Development Fund (EDF) scheme with a view to promote exports of goods, the Executive Director of the Nigeria Export Promotion Council, Mr Olusegun Awolowo, has said. Speaking to... Read more
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Who's to Be Blamed in Nigeria?is all that ever matters, it is sickening any Christian or Muslim who cannot lo
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is all that ever matters, it is sickening any Christian or Muslim who cannot love has no business in politics, government and in Nigeria. Until we understand this, we will continue on this path of destruction. Husaini Auwalu, Bayero University, K... Read more
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20 Years After Kano to Revive Higher Institutions GamesKano — Executive Chairman of the Kano State Sport Commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Ga
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Kano — Executive Chairman of the Kano State Sport Commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima yesterday revealed that, in its bid to discover talents from the grassroots, the state government has decided to resuscitate the Kano State higher institutions of... Read more
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How Kano Police Identified Boko Haram Members, Fought Gun Battle - CommissionerThe police in Kano State have provided details of the gun battle with Boko Hara
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The police in Kano State have provided details of the gun battle with Boko Haram suspects in the state. PREMIUM TIMES reported the duel, which led to the arrest of five people. Three of those arrested were among the gunmen while the other two women... Read more
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CBN to Resuscitate Moribund Industries in Kano StateKano — Pursuant to Federal Government's economic diversification policy, the Ce
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Kano — Pursuant to Federal Government's economic diversification policy, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has hinted of plans to investment over ₦382billion to resuscitate moribund industries in Kano. When fully actualised, the CBN intervention... Read more
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25 Players Arrive As Home-Based Super Eagles' Camp Opensof the 30 Nigerian football players invited for screening for the African Natio
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of the 30 Nigerian football players invited for screening for the African Nations Championship have reported at the camp in Kano. The senior home-based national football team on Tuesday morning had their first training session at the Sani Abacha... Read more
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Flour Mills Set to Maximise Local ContentKano — Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, said it plans to maximise local content in t
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Kano — Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, said it plans to maximise local content in the agro-allied investments, emphasising that the company is determined to ensure success in such investments. This was disclosed by the company Chairman, John G.... Read more
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Consultants, Doctors Give Free Health Services to IDP Returneesto improve the health status of the people through diagnosis and free drugs. H
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to improve the health status of the people through diagnosis and free drugs. He said the volunteer doctors converged from Kano, Abuja, Lagos, Maiduguri and Damaturu and provided the services on gynecology, pediatric, ear, nose and throat (ENT),... Read more
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Kano Women Hold Rally Against RapeHundreds of women defied an early morning downpour in Kano and took to the stre
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Hundreds of women defied an early morning downpour in Kano and took to the streets on Tuesday in a rally against rampant cases of rape of girls and minors in the state. The protest march,which was organised by old students of St, Louis Secondary... Read more
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And They Killed the Nigerian Airways Along With Othersfirmed, there were 28 airports being maintained by the Ministry of Transport an
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firmed, there were 28 airports being maintained by the Ministry of Transport and Aviation. Two of the airports, Lagos and Kano, were designated as international airports while 12 others, including Port Harcourt, Calabar, Tiko(Southern Cameroon),... Read more
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Another Fleeing Boko Haram Member Arrested in AbujaBy Idris Ibrahim and Agency Report A day after the police in Kano engaged in a
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By Idris Ibrahim and Agency Report A day after the police in Kano engaged in a gun duel with Boko Haram suspects who had escaped from Sambisa forest in Borno, the police in Abuja have arrested another suspected member of the sect who also reportedly... Read more
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I Haven't Endorsed Kwankwaso for 2019 Presidential Election - Jigawa GovernorThe Jigawa State Governor, Muhammadu Badaru, has dismissed speculations that he
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The Jigawa State Governor, Muhammadu Badaru, has dismissed speculations that he is backing former Kano governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, for president in 2019. The speculations followed the inauguration of a presidential campaign office for Mr. Kwankwaso... Read more
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Govt Expresses Concern On Number of Out-School ChildrenFederal Ministry of Education, made the remark at the opening of the 62nd Natio
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Federal Ministry of Education, made the remark at the opening of the 62nd National Council on Education (NCE) meeting in Kano. "It is sad to note that Nigeria has the highest number of out-of-school children in the world considering the fact... Read more
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Dangote Goes Into Dairy Farming to Ensure Food Security, Cut Importation Cost, Create JobsThe Group has over 150,000 hectares of rice projects across Taraba, Edo, Jigawa
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The Group has over 150,000 hectares of rice projects across Taraba, Edo, Jigawa, Nasarawa, Kogi, Sokoto, Kwara, Kano, Kebbi, Adamawa and Niger states. Similarly, Dangote has sugar farm projects worth over a billion dollars covering... Read more
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'Nigeria Has Highest Number of Out-School Children'Kano — The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Adamu Hussaini,
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Kano — The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Adamu Hussaini, has disclosed that Nigeria has the highest number of out-of-school children in the world. Hussaini made the disclosure yesterday at the opening of the 62nd National... Read more
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Dismissed Air Force Officer Among Boko Haram Fighters in Clash With PoliceBy Kingsley Omonobi, Abdulsalam Muhammad and Joseph Erunke Kano State Commissi
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By Kingsley Omonobi, Abdulsalam Muhammad and Joseph Erunke Kano State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Yusuf, yesterday, disclosed that one of the Boko Haram suspects, who allegedly engaged the Police in a gun battle in Kano, was dismissed from the... Read more
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Dangote Foundation - Bringing Peace to Communal Disputethe violence. At a grand ceremony held at the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba A
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the violence. At a grand ceremony held at the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and witnessed by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as well as other notable Yoruba monarchs, both Yoruba and Hausa beneficiaries were very... Read more
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We've Developed Over 250 Technologies to Trigger Industrial Revolution in Nigeria - Elemoadopt a fast track commercialisation of R&Ds result. The catalystic model plant
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adopt a fast track commercialisation of R&Ds result. The catalystic model plants at Owode Ogun State (Cassava processing), Kano (Tomato processing) Ondo (Cassava Processing) are used to act as clusters in the six geographical zones whereby... Read more
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Widal Test Causes Typhoid Misdiagnosis, Wrong Treatmentfever with widal tests and those diagnosed from other confirmatory tests such a
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fever with widal tests and those diagnosed from other confirmatory tests such as blood or stool culture tests. At Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano (AKTH), statistics showed that 569 suspected cases of typhoid fever were recorded between... Read more
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Police Arrest 5 B'Haram Terrorists After Gun Battle As 9 SurrenderBy Ejike Ejike and Abubakar Salihi The Kano State Police Command has arrested
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By Ejike Ejike and Abubakar Salihi The Kano State Police Command has arrested five suspected members of the Boko Haram sect at Gayawa area of Ungogo local government area of the state after a gun battle with the terrorists. The suspects are Abba... Read more
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Boko Haram suspects arrested after gunfight: Nigeria policePolice in the northern Nigerian city of Kano said they arrested five suspected
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Police in the northern Nigerian city of Kano said they arrested five suspected Boko Haram militants after a gunfight, marking a flare-up of jihadist violence in the city. The suspects were taken into custody yesterday on the outskirts of the city as... Read more
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Kano Produces 60% of Nigerian SeedKano — The Director General of the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) D
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Kano — The Director General of the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) Dr. Phillip O. Ojo has disclosed that Kano State produces 60 per cent of the total seeds produced in the country. He made the disclosure when he paid a courtesy call on... Read more
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Customs Release 11 Hilux Vans, Conceal Owner's IdentityKano — The Comptroller of the Nigerian Customs Service Kano/Jigawa Command, Yus
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Kano — The Comptroller of the Nigerian Customs Service Kano/Jigawa Command, Yusuf Abba Kassim has confirmed the release of the 11 Toyota Hilux patrol vans and a Land Cruiser Jeep seized in March this year. Officials of the Comptroller General's... Read more
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Making Hajj Operations Hitch-Freewhen a group of businessmen namely, Late Alhaji Ibrahim Gashash, Alhaji Haruna
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when a group of businessmen namely, Late Alhaji Ibrahim Gashash, Alhaji Haruna Kassim and Alhaji Mahmuda Dantata all from Kano acted as pilgrims' agents. That was when the first airlift took place. "The few flights involved in the airlift of... Read more
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Senate Confirms 8 Out of 12 Recsfor re-appointment are Sam Olugbadebo Olumekun from Ondo State; Barrister Kassi
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for re-appointment are Sam Olugbadebo Olumekun from Ondo State; Barrister Kassim Gana Geidam (Yobe); Jibrin Ibrahim Zarewa (Kano); Barrister Mike Igini from Delta State. Those confirmed for new appointment are Dr. (Mrs.) Asmau Sani Maikudi from... Read more
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Kwankwaso's Associate Replies Tinubu: Ganduje Will Lose 2019On Sunday, July 16, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiw
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On Sunday, July 16, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwsaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu visited Kano, primarily to commiserate with the state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR on the death of elder statesman, Dr. Yusuf Maitama... Read more
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Gusau's Election As AFN President UpheldNational Stadium in Abuja at 2pm. The Committee made no reference to the baske
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National Stadium in Abuja at 2pm. The Committee made no reference to the basketball federation election that took place in Kano on June 12. Winner of the NBBF election which held on June 13 in Abuja, Musa Kida and his board members, are to be... Read more
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Making Hajj Operations Hitch-Freewhen a group of businessmen namely, Late Alhaji Ibrahim Gashash, Alhaji Haruna
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when a group of businessmen namely, Late Alhaji Ibrahim Gashash, Alhaji Haruna Kassim and Alhaji Mahmuda Dantata all from Kano acted as pilgrims' agents. That was when the first airlift took place. "The few flights involved in the airlift of... Read more
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Shettima, Bill Gates, Dangote Hold Video-Conference On Polio Eradicationthe state in order to improve on successes so far recorded. It would be recall
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the state in order to improve on successes so far recorded. It would be recalled on January 20, 2016, governors of Kaduna, Kano, Bauchi, Borno, Sokoto and Yobe signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and... Read more
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Advocates of Secession Are Agents of Disunity - Northern Eldersby Arewa youth groups. Unongo spoke when he led executive members of the group
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by Arewa youth groups. Unongo spoke when he led executive members of the group to condole with Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State over the death of Yusuf Maitama Sule, the Danmasanin Kano, who until his death was the leader of the... Read more
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How Nahcon Brought Down 2017 Hajj FaresAlhaji Abdulfatai Abdulmojeed, also called for massive enlightenment of intendi
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Alhaji Abdulfatai Abdulmojeed, also called for massive enlightenment of intending pilgrims on the 2017 Hajj rites. In Kano and Sokoto, the council of ulama took the matter to Mosques for Juma't sermons. They said that contrary to the... Read more
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Senate Confirms Eight INEC RECs, Withholds Lagos, Two OthersSam Olugbadebo Olumeku (Ondo), Prof. Riskuwa Shehu (Sokoto), Mr. Kasim Gama Gei
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Sam Olugbadebo Olumeku (Ondo), Prof. Riskuwa Shehu (Sokoto), Mr. Kasim Gama Geidam (Yobe), Jibrin Ibrahim Zarewa (Kano), Abdulganiyu Olayinka Raji (Oyo), Prof. Samuel Egwu (Kogi) and Mr. Mike Igini (Delta). Meanwhile the decision to... Read more
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Senate Confirms Eight, Rejects Three INEC Commissionersare Abdulganiyu Olayinka Raji (Oyo), new appointment; Mike Igini (Delta) reappo
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are Abdulganiyu Olayinka Raji (Oyo), new appointment; Mike Igini (Delta) reappointment, Jibrin Ibrahim Zarewa (Kano), reappointment and Samuel Egwu (Kogi) new appointment. While Rufus Oloruntoyin Akeju (Lagos), Ahmad Bello Mahmud... Read more
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Govt Flags Off Bakolori Irrigation Schemeirrigation potential of the country. He said that five basins including Dadin
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irrigation potential of the country. He said that five basins including Dadin Kowa in Gombe, Hadejia Valley in Jigawa, Kano River in Kano, Middle Rima in Sokoto and Bakolori in Zamfara were selected for the pilot phase. He added that... Read more
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JAMB 2017 - Examining NigeriaIbom (44) while North West, North Central and North East supplied symmetry with
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Ibom (44) while North West, North Central and North East supplied symmetry with the lowest numbers: Kebbi (1), Kaduna (16), Kano (29), Katsina (2), Kogi (7) Sokoto (25), Taraba (4), Zamfara (1). The 2017 JAMB outing proves that candid exposure and... Read more
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Three LG Caretaker Nominees Fail Screening At Kano AssemblyKano — The Kano State House of Assembly yesterday cleared 32 of the 44 nominees
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Kano — The Kano State House of Assembly yesterday cleared 32 of the 44 nominees sent by Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje for confirmation as Interim Management Officers (IMOs) for local government areas in the state. The house, at its plenary... Read more
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Govs Meet At Aso Rock Over Paris Club RefundAndulaziz Yari of Zamfara State. The governors in attendance included those of
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Andulaziz Yari of Zamfara State. The governors in attendance included those of Taraba, Jigawa, Delta, Kaduna, Kwara, Edo, Kano, Sokoto, Enugu, Kogi, Ekiti, and Imo States. Those represented by their deputies were the governors of Lagos, Ogun,... Read more
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We Don't Understand What Nigerians Mean By Restructuringwill know what we exactly mean". Other members of the nine-member committee ar
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will know what we exactly mean". Other members of the nine-member committee are Governors of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola; Kano, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje; Plateau, Simon Lalong; Ogun, Ibikunle Amosun; and former governor of Edo State, Prof.... Read more
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Police React to Bank 'Robbery' in Akwa Ibomnew commissioner, Zubairu Halilu, takes over from Don Awunah, who has been tran
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new commissioner, Zubairu Halilu, takes over from Don Awunah, who has been transferred to the Nigeria Police Academy, Kano, after serving just six months in the state. Mr. Muazu has served previously as the Head, Anti-fraud Unit, Nigeria... Read more
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Senate Probes Sale, Use of 'Kidney-Killer' Malaria DrugsRufus Oloruntoyin Akeju (Lagos) and Riskuwa Shehu ( Sokoto). Others are Kassim
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Rufus Oloruntoyin Akeju (Lagos) and Riskuwa Shehu ( Sokoto). Others are Kassim Gana Geidam (Yobe), Jibrin Ibrahim Zarewa (Kano), Abdulganiyu Olayinka Raji (Oyo), Samuel Egwu (Kogi), Mike Igini (Delta), Mustapha Zubairu (Niger) and Ahmad Bello... Read more
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Is Oil-Rich Rivers State Safer Than Lagos, Kano & 3 Others As Its Governor Claimed?and they are talking about insecurity," Wike was reported as saying. "Look at w
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and they are talking about insecurity," Wike was reported as saying. "Look at what is happening in Lagos, Kogi, Kaduna and Kano and you will realise that this state is the safest." A press statement from the governor's aide Simeon Nwakaudu... Read more
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Rufai Heads APC Committee to Define Its Stance On Restructuringof the Restructuring committee are el-Rufai (chairman), Governors Rauf Aregbeso
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of the Restructuring committee are el-Rufai (chairman), Governors Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (Kano), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), former governor of Edo State, Prof. Oserheime Osunbor, and the APC... Read more
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Senate Backtracks On Presidential NomineesOlorruntoyin Akeju (Lagos), Professor Riskuwa A. Shehu (Sokoto), Barrister Kasi
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Olorruntoyin Akeju (Lagos), Professor Riskuwa A. Shehu (Sokoto), Barrister Kasim Gana Geidam (Yobe), Jibrin Ibrahim Zarewa (Kano), Abdulganiyu Olayinka Raji (Oyo), Professor Samuel Egwu (Kogi), Barrister Mike Igini (Delta), Professor Mustapha... Read more
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Senate Investigates Sale, Consumption of 42 Banned Anti-Malaria Drugssolution to our problems; so, the institute should be funded to know what works
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solution to our problems; so, the institute should be funded to know what works for us," he said. Sen. Jibrin Barau (APC-Kano) said it was pathetic that such drugs still found their way into the country in spite of their adverse effect. He said,... Read more
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Fake Doctor Arrested for Allegedly Infecting 6-Old With HIVinfecting a 6-year-old boy with HIV through transfusion of unscreened blood. T
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infecting a 6-year-old boy with HIV through transfusion of unscreened blood. The state Commandant of NSCDC, Lawan Bashir-Kano, told journalists on Wednesday in Lafia that the suspect, Jonathan Ibrahim, was arrested on July 17. He said that Mr.... Read more
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Senate Investigates Circulation of 42 Banned Anti-Malaria Drugscarrying out its own independent research rather than depending on bodies like
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carrying out its own independent research rather than depending on bodies like EU and WHO. Jibrin Barau, representing Kano Central, called on the relevant agencies to do their jobs of safeguarding the health of Nigerians. Senate President... Read more
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Ganduje Has Already Lost 2019 Election, Kwankwaso Tells TinubuKano — Former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has disclos
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Kano — Former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has disclosed that the incumbent Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has already lost the 2019 election. Kwankwaso who is the senator representing Kano Central senatorial district,... Read more
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Nigeria Spent N428 Billion On Wheat, Sorghum Imports in 2015 - CBN GovernorKano — The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefeile, Tues
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Kano — The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefeile, Tuesday disclosed that over N428 billion was expended on the importation of wheat and sorghum in 2015 alone. Godwin said the huge bills on the importation of these products... Read more
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Kwankwaso's Associate Replies Tinubu - Ganduje Will Lose Kano in 2019An associate of the former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has replied
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An associate of the former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has replied a national leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, for endorsing Governor Abdullai Ganduje for second term. According to the former governor's... Read more
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