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Yesterday | In-depth Africa

New OMO ambassadors storm neighbourhoods, reward consumers

The market storm features lots of activities with consumers winning various prizes including Plasma TV sets, Electric Blender, washing machines, iPad, Standing Fans and lots more.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Nigeriaworld

2015 Elections: Unity of Nigeria must transcend tribal...

Before I begin, I want to make it abundantly clear that I am neither a politician nor a partisan politics.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

In-depth Africa

Wamakko, Amaechi upbraid PDP-led FG as weak and inefficient

The governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Ameachi has urged Nigerians to vote wisely if they want to bring an end to poverty, insecurity and bad governance that has characterized the nation's trajectory in the last four years.

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In-depth Africa

2015: Watch Your Utterances, Sultan Cautions Politicians

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar 111, Thursday cautioned politicians and some elite against making unguarded utterances ahead of 2015 election, saying such nasty comments were inimical to the progress of the country.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

In-depth Africa

Amaechi urges Fed Govt to fund education, tackle poverty

Rivers State Governor Rotimi Ameachi has said the solution to the Boko Haram insurgency is adequate funding of education and a sincere fight against poverty among North's youths.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

In-depth Africa

Police establishes eight Tactical Operation Points to counter terrorism

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered the immediate establishment of Tactical Operation Points in selected states of the North-East and North-West as part of measures to curb the proliferation of small arms, light weapons and other explosive materials in the country.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

TurkishPress.com

Nigeria won't disintegrate: President

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed prophesies that he country's ethno-religious diversities would lead to its disintegration.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Sultan Calls for Probe of Alleged Army Killings

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, has called for a full-scale investigation into the killing of members of the Islamic Movement in Zaria penultimate week.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Abuja Confirms Another Ebola Case

Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, told journalists in Abuja that the doctor who attended to the American - Liberian government official, Mr Patrick Sawyer has tested positive of Ebola virus.

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In-depth Africa

Terrorism: Boko Haram will never succeed in Nigeria - Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto and president-general, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs , Sa'ad Abubakar III, has stated that Boko Haram will never succeed in its plan to split the country.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Vanguard

Ihejirika calls for deployment of soldier to borders

The former Chief of Army Staff , retired Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, on Saturday called for the deployment of military personnel to the country's porous borders.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: I'll Lead Nigerians to Defeat Terror, Says Jonathan

I never for once thought that I would, in my life time, hear of Nigerians strapping bombs to themselves and blowing up innocent people.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

In-depth Africa

God will choose Jonathan's successor, says Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Dioceses, Rev Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah ,has said the issue of who becomes the next President of the country in 2015 is in God's hand and cannot be manipulated against God's will.

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In-depth Africa

Sultan warns Army: "Don't allow politicians use you"

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar 111, has cautioned Nigeria's military against allowing themselves to be used by politicians for selfish purposes..

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Vanguard

Sokoto State University matriculates 783 pioneer students

The Sokoto State University, Sokoto, on Saturday, matriculated 783 pioneer students it had admitted for the 2013/ 2014 academic session.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

In-depth Africa

NDLEA destroys over 184 hectares of cannabis plantation in Ondo

A combined team of 100 National Drug Law Enforcement officers drawn from eight commands have jointly raided Wese Forest Reserve and destroyed 184 hectares of cannabis plantations.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

2015: Jonathan's aides, governors clash over PDP tickets

President Goodluck Jonathan and his strategists have launched a secret plot to win more states in the North, sources said at the weekend.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

In-depth Africa

Sultan to insurgents: end your killings

A section of the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria yesterday marked Eid el Fitir the end of Islamic month of Ramadan with prayers after the 30-day fasting period.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

Sultan commends Muslim, Catholic cordial relationship

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, on Saturday commended the cordial relationship existing between the Catholic community and people of the state.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Vanguard

Once oil dries up, some states will not survive - Abonta

Since the late 1950s when crude oil was first discovered in Nigeria, it has become the core of the nation's economy.

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