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Ahmed Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna state, has mourned the late emir of Zazzau (Zaria), who died on Sunday at the 44, Army Referral Hospital, Kaduna.In a statement on Sunday in Kaduna, Makarfi described the late...

Emir of Zazzau dies at 84

The Emir of Zazzau (Zaria), Kaduna state, Alhaji Shehu Idris, has died at the age of 84.Until his death, the first class traditional ruler was the chairman of the Kaduna state council of traditional rulers.The emir was...
Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, has been re-elected for a second in the governorship election which was held on Saturday.Obaseki polled 307,955 votes across 18 local government areas to defeat his closest rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu,...
The Railway Property Management Company (RPMC) Limited, has donated computers and office equipment including a generator to the Kaduna Junction Railway Divisional Police Station.The company made the donations after renovating the dilapidated police station located at the...
Eight suspects have been arrested after months of mass killings and destructions in the southern part of Kaduna state .The arrests were made on Monday by operatives of “Operation Safe Haven” a special military task force deployed...
The Kano Upper Shari’a Court sitting at Hausawa Filin Hockey has sentenced 22-year-old Yahaya Sharif, a musician to death for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad.According to Premium Times, the judge, Aliyu Kani, gave the verdict on Monday after...
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo state, has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), over the tag: “Supreme Court Governor” used to describe him by the Peoples Democratic...
Leaders of four sociocultural groups, the Middle Belt Forum(MBF) Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Pan Niger Delta Forum, on Saturday paid a solidarity visit to the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) over the mass killings in the southern...
The Northern States Christian Elders Forum (NOSCEF), has condemned the mindless killings and wanton destruction of property by fulani herdsmen in communities in the Southern part of Kaduna state.In a statement on Tuesday in Kaduna, the forum,...
The Southern Kaduna Elders Forum (SOKEF), led by Gen. Zamani Lekwat (rtd), a former military governor of old Rivers state, has broke its silence over the killings and wanton destructions in the area, calling on President Muhammadu...
Godswill Akpabio, a former governor of Akwa -Ibom andMinister of Niger Delta Affairs,has accused members of the National Assembly of being the greatest beneficiaries of majority of the contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).Akpabio is...
Ismaila Isa Funtua, Chairman, Bulet International Construction Company and life patron of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) has passed on at the age of 77.He was said to have died of cardiac arrest on Monday...
Gunmen, believed to be fulani herdsmen, on Sunday, invaded Kukum-Daji village in Kagoro, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna state, killing 24 people.The bandits were said to have stormed the community at about 10pm when the villagers,...
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state, Alhaji Isa Ashiruhas called on Governor Nasir el-Rufai to involve traditional rulers in resolving the ethnic conflicts that have led to killings and destructions in parts...
Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed support for the federal government’s decision not to allow students to sit for the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the country....
The problems of suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu are said to have worsened as the presidential panel investigating corruption allegations against him shifted its focus to properties...
The Adara Development Association (ADA), has raised the alarm over rampant cases of kidnappings and silent killings in communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state. In a statement on Thursday, President of the association, Mr....
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, on Sunday resigned his his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Apoi Ward 2, Ese Odo Local Government Area of the State. He also obtained...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Young Stakeholders, on Sunday, called on the party leadership to urgently convene an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting to discuss all pending issues and resolve the crisis rocking the party....
The Christian Lawyers Fellowship of Nigeria (CLASFON), has applauded moves by the Nigerian judiciary to embrace technology in the administration of justice in COVID -19 era. In a communique issued at the end of its...

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