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Yesterday | In-depth Africa

SON gives cement producers 60-day deadline on labelling

Determined to address the lingering issues in the cement industry, as well as check the incidence of building collapse, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria yesterday issued a 60-day ultimatum to cement manufacturers on product labelling and traceability requirements.

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Monday | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Biafra and Boko Haram - Different Conflicts, Common Themes

In late June, at a meeting with the College of Bishops of the African Church, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan made some interesting comments on the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-70.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Vanguard

Aregbesola deserves second term

"Leadership is always somewhat mysterious. Leadership can be summed up in two words: intelligence and integrity, or, to use two synonyms: competence and character."

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Vanguard

Sultan appeals to Boko Haram

SULTAN of Sokoto and President General of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam, JNI, Alhaji.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Vanguard

Akpabio expresses PDP governors' loyalty, support to Jonathan

Gov. Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom on Tuesday, expressed the loyalty and support of PDP governors to President Goodluck Jonathan, should he decide to seek re-election in 2015.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Vanguard

Stalemate?

By Donu Kogbara Last week, I said on this page that Boko Haram's murderous sprees and heartless kidnappings have made Northern Muslims look bad and have strengthened President Jonathan's chances of being re-elected next year.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ghanamma.com

This Is The Cause Of Insecurity in Nigeria - Sultan Of Sokoto Opens Up

The Sultan of Sokoto and president-general, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs , Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, has accused politicians of being the main cause of Nigeria's problems.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

OUPblog

The #BringBackOurGirls rallying point

The Boko Haram terrorist group, responsible for the abduction of over 200 school girls in north-eastern Nigeria, has been Nigeria's prime security threat since 2009.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Ghanamma.com

What Sokoto Police Command Is Doing To Avoid Boko Haram Attack

The Sokoto State Police Command has launched a document on "Basic Security and Emergency Information'' as part of measures to avoid Boko Haram attack.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Former Head Of State Challenges Muslims To Engage Boko Haram

General Yakubu Gowon former military Head of State and Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, the National President, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Thursday urged Muslim religious, political and traditional leaders to engage members of the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram in dialogue in this Ramadan season.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Vanguard

Stormy session as Dambatta insults South East

BY HENRY UMORU THEREwas a shouting session yesterday at the on - going National Conference following the use of foul language by a delegate from the North West geo- political zone on the South East zone.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Vanguard

Dasuki: Power of apology and constructive engagement

AT a recent private engagement with the media, a prince of the Sokoto caliphate, former aide de camp to former President Ibrahim Babangida and current National Security Adviser, NSA, Col.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Nigeriaworld

Ekiti parapo and the paradox of the Ifa sons: A Lesson to...

"Whoever thinks of leading others without having people following from behind is merely taking a walk in the park, and all alone by himself."

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Choices before Emir of Kano

ALHAJIIsa Kaita was the Northern Region Minister for works between 1954 and 1957, and later Minister of Education between 1957 and 1966.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: From Sale of 122 Enterprises, Govt Rakes in N251.5 Billion

From a total of 122 former government enterprises that were privatised in 13 years; that is from 1999 to 2012, the federal government has raked in a gross proceed of N251.5 billion while a net proceed of N147 billion has been remitted to the Privatisation Proceed Account domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria , the Bureau of Public Enterprises ... (more)

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Newstime Africa

Moon sighting divides Nigerian Muslims on Ramadan start Muslims in...

Longstanding division among Nigerian Muslims over when to begin and end fasting the holy month of Ramadan has resurfaced after almost four years of unity as people in the south prepare to start fasting as of Sunday, a day after millions in the north had observed the beginning of Ramadan.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Vanguard

Muslims begin Ramadan fast tomorrow

The 1435 A.H Ramadan fast would begin tomorrow. This followed the non-sighting of the moon by experts deployed by the Sultan of Sokoto, and the President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, His eminence, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar to various communities and forest areas all over the country to look out for the new moon.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Ghanamma.com

PHOTOS: Emir Sanusi Makes His First Official Visit Outside His Kano Domain

The newly-elected Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, made his first official visit outside his Kano domain.

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