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Buhari Heads for Paris, to Participate in ‘One Planet Summit’

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow join over 50 other world leaders to participate in ‘One Planet Summit’ in Paris, France. The summit, according to the president’s media adviser, Mr. Femi Adesina, is jointly organised by the United Nations, World Bank Group, and French government in collaboration with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) seeking the reversal of  negative

Sokoto State Govt Targets 1m Children For Measles Vaccination

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says the government has targeted one million children for 2017 measles vaccination campaign in 12 local government areas across the state during the first phase of the programme. Tambuwal said at the inauguration of the programme in Gwadabawa Local Government Area of the state, Tambuwal said all necessary arrangements

President Buhari, Governors, Emir Sanusi and Others mourns Emir of Katagun

President Muhammadu Buhari was among  sympathisers  that attended the funeral prayer of the eleventh Emir of Katagum, Alhaji Muhammad Kabir Umar, yesterday . The funeral prayer which was led by the Chief Imam of Azare, Malam Ayuba Muhammad, was also attended by Governor Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar and his Borno, Yobe and Jigawa counterparts as well as members

Atiku felicitates with T.Y Danjuma at 80

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described retired General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, as a gift from God at his 80th birthday. In a press statement by Atiku Media Organisation, the former Vice President said that Danjuma is today celebrating the grand age of 80 years, is a testimonial to the fact that he has divine favour and that the Almighty still has tasks for him to accomplish

Saraki and I won’t return to PDP, says Kwara governor

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Sunday said he and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, would not return to the Peoples Democratic Party despite the recent call on them to do so by former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. He said they were committed to using the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress to

Kano takes anti-corruption fight to LGs

In its bid to take its fight against corruption to local government, Kano state government has commissioned the first local government anti-corruption office in the state. It would be recalled that few months ago, the state has awarded contract for the construction of anti-corruotion offices in all the 44 local government areas of the state.

Kwara councils to get N2b loan for Nov salary

The 16 council chairmen in Kwara State have decided to obtain a N2.1 billion loan from commercial banks to pay November salary and settle other needs. According to them, this followed the delay in November allocation from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC). Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development Haruna Tanbiri Muhammad

2019: Atiku’s plan shaky as governors seize PDP

Makarfi, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso, Lamido, Shekarau on shopping list Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition was hanging in the balance at the weekend, with the governors taking control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). New power brokers have emerged in the party — courtesy of the Saturday national convention where erstwhile leaders’ influence took a big

500 NYSC members obtain loan in Kano to settle up business-Coordinator

Alhaji Ladan Baba, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kano state says 500 corps members in the state were offered loan to establish their own business. Baba disclosed this on Sunday in Kano while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline of the graduation of 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream

Former Sokoto Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko loses elder sister

Hajiya Hauwa’u Barade, elder sister to Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko is dead. Aged 74, Hawwa’u Barade, popularly called Hajiya Yar’Dubu died Sunday according to a statement issued by the Senator’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Rabe Mani. The statement said that the late Hajiya Yar’Daudu died at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto