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Nasarawa APC, PDP lawmakers trade blows

Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly engaged in a free-for-all on Monday over the appointment of sole administrators for 11 local government councils by Governor Tanko Al-Makura. The free-for-all occurred on the floor of the legislature barely two hours after the governor inaugurated the 11 sole administrators. Glasses were shattered while tables and […]

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End fuel crisis now, SERAP tells Buhari

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project says the protracted scarcity of fuel in Nigeria amounts to a violation of the United Nations International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights by the Nigerian government. The group, in a statement on Monday by its Executive Director, Adetokunbo Mumuni, noted that the protracted fuel scarcity had not […]

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Group condemns Rivers’ violence

The Ijaw Youth Council has condemned the violence in some parts of Rivers State during the legislative election rerun in the state last Saturday. The group, in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Eric Omare, on Thursday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the roles of security agencies, political leaders and the Independent National […]

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No stolen money has been traced to Jonathan – Ex-minister Suleiman

Former Minister of National Planning and spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Ministers’ Forum, Dr. Abubakar Suleiman, speaks with OLUSOLA FABIYI on various issues including the perceived corruption that took place under the watch of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan your forum’s first public outing was during the struggle for the appointment of the substantive national chairman […]

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Inferno razes Sabon Gari market

Another fire, the fifth in eight months, in the early hours of Saturday burnt the textbooks section of the popular Rimi Market at the Abacha Mosque area of the commercial city of Kano State. According to an eyewitness account, moments after the fire started, it spread from stall to stall and to a branch of […]