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  1. Scholars: Boko Haram caliphate claim may be inspired by ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Washington D.C., Aug 28, 2014 / 08:00 am .- The Islamist extremist group Boko Haram's claim to have established a caliphate or a state ruled under Islamic law in part of Nigeria draws inspiration from ISIS insurgents and from a desire for more world attention, said experts.


  2. Nigeria : African Development Bank to help Sokoto, Nigeria, to develop its infrastructureRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hispanic Business

    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.


  3. Akunyili had no match - JonathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vanguard

    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.


  4. Akunyili did ordinary things in extraordinary manner- KukahRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | In-depth Africa

    Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah has urged political office holders to emulate Late Minister of Information, Professor Dora Akunyili who he said demonstrated that public office is an opportunity to be noble.


  5. Islamic scholars describe Boko Haram's action as treasonRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | In-depth Africa

    The Muslim Rights Concern has rejected the declaration of Gwoza as Boko Haram's caliphate, describing it as a "mirage".


  6. .com | Boko Haram: Seized town part of Islamic caliphateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | News24

    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.


  7. Boko Haram proclaims its caliphate in Nigerian townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Times of Oman

    A screengrab taken on Sunday from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows alleged members of the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram at an undisclosed location.


  8. Wikki Rue Defeat at Kwara UtdRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | In-depth Africa

    Wikki Tourists coach Ahmed Abdul-Pele has described his side's 1-4 defeat at Kwara United in Saturday's Nigeria National League Division A match-day 25 top-of-the-table clash at the Kwara State Stadium in llorin as the "worst of the season".


  9. Inside the Kano EmirateRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | CBS News

    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.


  10. Maintain Winning Attitude Commissioner Tells TornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | In-depth Africa

    Niger State Commissioner for Sports Development, Mr Yusuf Garba Tagwai has tasked players of Niger Tornadoes FC to maintain their winning attitude.


  11. New OMO ambassadors storm neighbourhoods, reward consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | In-depth Africa

    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.


  12. Why INEC can't finance political parties - JegaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Vanguard

    BY OKEY NDIRIBE The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission , Attahiru Jega has said the commission is barred by law from funding registered political parties.


  13. Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morningRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | In-depth Africa

    Tambuwal spoke shortly after collecting his Permanent Voter Cards at Tam buwal town in Sokoto State.


  14. NEF's Chibok girls ultimatumRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Vanguard

    By Ochereome Nnanna THE Northern Elders Forum has spoken - again. The NEF has become the most garrulous elders forum in the country.


  15. Crop survival in a hot climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Star Online

    ... studies in three different regions: the African arid climate in Niger Republic, the semi-arid climate in Sokoto, Nigeria, and the tropics in Alor Star, Kedah. Based on data from the Meteorological Centre in Niamey, the Niger Republic which has an ...


  16. 2015 Elections: Unity of Nigeria must transcend tribal...Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Nigeriaworld

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


  17. Will PDP Governors endorse Jonathan?Read the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Vanguard

    By Clifford Ndujihe THOSE opposed to President Goodluck Jonathan spending another four years at Aso Rock have some high hurdles to scale.


  18. Sokoto cement posts N15.7b turnoverRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | In-depth Africa

    The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc, maker of Sokoto Cement, yesterday, announced that it recorded a turnover of N15,787,110,932 in 2013.


  19. Wamakko, Amaechi upbraid PDP-led FG as weak and inefficientRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | In-depth Africa

    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.


  20. From central banker to Islamic kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Reuters

    Last year Lamido Sanusi wore pin stripe suits and a colorful array of bow ties to work, and his job consisted mostly of managing interest rates and keeping inflation under control.