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IT's by no means certain many Nigerians saw the bottle breaking event that took place in Kano last week as a form of the kind of intolerance the terror insurgents that have taken over many parts of Northern Nigeria are notorious for.
Rising estimated billings, drop in power generation on account of gas shortages, funding and confusion over the Multi-Year Tariff Order, MYTO, measurement are among the legion of issues resulting in the near collapse of power supply in the country.
The Dangote Foundation yesterday began the distribution of N540 million to about 54,000 indigent residents of Borno State with the aim of reducing poverty in the troubled state which has been under the siege of Boko Haram insurgency for the last four years.
Barely a week after defecting from the People's Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State has said that he has left PDP for good and has no regrets jumping ship.
Polio has been almost completely eradicated around the world, but getting cases down to zero will not be easy partly because of opposition from the Pakistani Taliban to an international vaccination campaign, There were 223 cases of polio worldwide last year down from 350,000 in 1988.
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Justice Ademola Adeniyi of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, dismissed the 16-count criminal charge that was preferred against the Lebanese co-owner of Amigo Supermarket, Mustapha Fawaz, by the Federal Government, following his alleged involvement in the illegal importation of arms into Nigeria.
With Russia warily looking on, European Union leaders Thursday implored Ukraine to sign a landmark association agreement and reverse the geopolitical defeat they suffered last week when the former Soviet republic sought closer ties with Moscow instead of Brussels.
Alcohol is banned under Shariah law imposed here in 2001, but authorities had turned a blind eye to its consumption in hotels and the Sabon Gari Christian quarter.
Islamic police in northern Nigeria's main city of Kano used an earth haulage truck on Thursday to destroy around 240,000 bottles of beer seized from supply vehicles and minority Christian shop owners.