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Sultan to politicians: Stop using children as thugs
Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, on Monday cautioned politicians against using innocent children as political thugs. He said the act is inimical to good upbringing and moral orientation of young children who are future leaders of the country.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
TAN rallies indecent, assaults sensibilities, intelligence of Nigerians - APC
The All Progressives Congress has insisted that the rallies being held across the country by the so-called Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria represent an assault on the intelligence and sensibilities of Nigerians, at a time of unprecedented security and health challenges in the country. Responding to the tepid defence of the sycophantic rallies that are being deceptively powered by the proceeds of massive corruption under the clueless and incompetent Jonathan Administration, the party said, in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Lagos on Sunday, that no amount of inversion of reasoning by the TAN foot soldiers can wash the rallies clean of shame and disgust.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Kukah urges politicians to place Nigeria above personal interests
Those seeking political offices in the country have been enjoined to first consider the well-being of the country before their personal ambition and interest.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Nigeria'll Overcome Insecurity- Wamakko
Governor, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko of Sokoto State on Wednesday insisted that the current wave of insecurity in Nigeria will surely come to an end for good. The governor who spoke at the Government House when MTN Foundation Security Support Project presented five patrol vans to the Sokoto State Police Command, also noted that security is the duty of everybody.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Nigeria: President Jonathan's Ministers Strategise As 2015 Poll Draws Nearer
Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Osogbo, Ilorin, Maiduguri, Port Harcourt, Sokoto - Ministers, especially those from all Progressive Congress are already strategising for his re-election bid ahead of the 2015 presidential election.
Nigeria: Hajj Visa Delays Cause Concern
Kano, Dutse, Abuja and Kaduna - Nigerian Hajj stakeholders and prospective pilgrims have expressed concern over the failure of the Saudi authorities to start issuing visas for this year's pilgrimage, a week after they promised to do that and with just five days to the commencement of airlift of pilgrims.
2015: North-West PDP Meets In Kaduna, Endorses Jonathan
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in the North-West geo-political zone in Kaduna State on Sunday endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for the 2015 presidential election.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
FG Committed To Containing Ebola - Minister
Minister of State for Health, Dr. Khaliru Alhassan has assured Nigerians of the Federal Government's commitment to containing the Ebola virus disease in the country.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
You Cannot Buy Conscience Of Sokoto People With Money - Wamakko Tells Presidency
Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko of Sokoto State has said attempts to induce members of the state House of Assembly to impeach him would never work, stressing that nobody can buy the conscience of Sokoto people.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
States' multiple taxation and IGR boost
FIGURES from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, show that for 2012, the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, for the 36 states of Nigeria was about N555 billion, out of which the 19 states of the North generated N87 billion or 15 %; the South West generated N261.2 billion or 47%; the South-South accounted for N150 billion or 27% and the South ... (more)
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Nigeria : African Development Bank to help Sokoto, Nigeria, to develop its infrastructure
The Government of the Nigerian State of Sokoto will be able to build the infrastructure of the State now, thanks to the recent announcement of the at the palace over the weekend.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Akunyili had no match - Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan, Tuesday, challenged public office holders to strive to be recognised by the quality of service they rendered while in office rather than the position they held, describing the late former Information Minister, Prof.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Islamic scholars describe Boko Haram's action as treason
The Muslim Rights Concern has rejected the declaration of Gwoza as Boko Haram's caliphate, describing it as a "mirage".
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Nigerian town seized by Boko Haram 'part of Islamic caliphate': leader
Boko Haram's leader said a northeast town seized by the insurgents earlier this month has been placed under an Islamic caliphate, in a video obtained by AFP on Sunday.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Inside the Kano Emirate
The Emirate of Kano is part of the Sokoto Caliphate, one of the great Islamic empires that dotted the Sahel, profiting from caravan routes connecting Africa's interior with its Mediterranean coast.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.