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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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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Africa

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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In-depth Africa

Police Boss Abubakar Set To Retires

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, is set to retire as there are no indications that President Goodluck Jonathan would extend his tenure.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Xinhuanet

Nigeria's bomb blasts death toll rises to 110

The death toll from twin bomb attacks in Nigeria's central north Kaduna State on Wednesday has risen to 110, with more injured victims being rushed to hospital for treatment, a humanitarian official said Thursday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Vanguard

Emir of Kano, Sanusi visits Jonathan

Former Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi, yesterday visited President Goodluck Jonathan for the first time, since he became the Emir of Kano.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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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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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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Life, Holidays, Ramadan,

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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Related Topix: Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria, World News, Africa

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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