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January 15, 2018 8:34 PM NYSC Suspends Orientation Course In Benue

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) announced that the 2017 Batch ‘B’ stream II orientation course scheduled to hold in Benue from Jan. 16 to Feb. 5 has been suspended till further notice. The announcement was made on its official Facebook page in Abuja on Sunday. It said that a new date would be communicated in due course to prospective corps members 16

January 12, 2018 6:22 AM 2019: Dino Melaye cautions Buhari on Gov. Bello

Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday warned President Muhammadu Buhari to be wary of the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello. This is coming after Gov. bello endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in 2019 after attending a juma’at with Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Jan 5th. Reacting, Senator Melaye said Bello was a liar by making 19

January 9, 2018 8:53 AM Former Katsina military governor, Yahaya Madaki is dead

A former military governor of Katsina state, Colonel John Yahaya Madaki, is dead. Madaki born in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger state, was Katsina governor from December 1989 to January 1992. The deceased was commanding officer of the 123 Guards Battalion at Ikeja during the 1985 coup which brought General Ibrahim Babangida to power. Madaki was an influential 17

January 4, 2018 2:55 PM Mammam Daura is dead

A former Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Technical Aid Corps, TAC, scheme, Ambassador Mamman Daura, has died. Daily Trust reports that Daura died yesterday after a protracted illness and will be buried on Thursday after funeral prayers slated for 2:30pm at the Emir of Daura’s palace in Katsina State. He was Nigeria’s ambassador to Uganda 19

January 3, 2018 6:29 PM APC Mourns Ex-Kaduna Gov, Lawal Kaita

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed sadness over the death of respected elder statesman and former governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Kaita. According to the party’s publicity secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the party expresses condolence to the families of the deceased and the Kaduna state government. “Our great Party, the All Progressives 24

January 2, 2018 8:22 PM Super Eagles squad to CHAN 2018 announced [Full List]

Coach Salisu Yusuf has released his final squad of 23 players of the Super Eagles B squad, for this year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN), which kicks off in Morocco on January 12. Goalkeeper and skipper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, midfielder Rabiu Ali of Kano Pillars and Nigeria Professional Football League (NFPL) top scorer from last season, Anthony Okpotu 23

January 2, 2018 7:59 PM Ex-Kaduna governor, Lawal Kaita is dead

He died after a protracted illness at Nizamieye Turkish Hospital in Abuja. He had been on life support in the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital, Daily Nigerian reports. Born in 1932 in Katsina, Lawal Kaita was elected governor of Kaduna State on the platform of the defunct National Party of Nigeria, NPN, and served from October to December 1983. His administration 27

December 27, 2017 7:53 PM Police arrest farmer for impregnating mad woman in Katsina

A 50-year-old farmer, Safiyanu Kamala, of Jino village in Kankara local government area of Katsina State has been arrested by the state Police Command for allegedly impregnating a 25-year-old mentally retarded woman, who was simply identified as Islamia. Kamala has allegedly confessed to being the responsible for the pregnancy. Confirming the development 30

December 16, 2017 11:24 AM NNPC Discovers 144 Trucks Of Hoarded Petrol

A monitoring team comprising of security agents and officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have discovered 144 trucks of petrol not streamed by some marketers in Kano. The NNPC Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Ughamadu said “Sequel to the discovery 29

December 13, 2017 11:49 AM Katsina Emirate Council chieftain in police net over alleged rape

The police, in Katsina State, have re-arrested a chieftain of the Katsina Emirate Council, Bashir Bala, 45, over alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl. According to a statement from the Katsina State Police Command, Bala, who holds the traditional title of Magatakardan Katsina, had earlier in March, jumped police bail when he reportedly committed the alleged 21