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  1. Sultan of Sokoto Commends Governor Uduaghan Peace InitiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CNN

    Speaking at a special birthday lecture to mark the Governor of Delta state 60 celebration, the Muslim leader preached peace,peace peace. Hear Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III - at a power packed lecture last nite ''We are Nigerians by virtue of God's creation, we must continue to look at ourselves as brothers, love one another as we are created by one God despite our different tribes and religion."

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  2. 2015: Change Sambo now or lose - PDP Women leader tells JonathanRead the original story

    Monday | Vanguard

    By Emmanuel Elebeke A women leader and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP member from the Northwest region, Hajia Binta Kuraye has lambasted a chieftain of the party from the region, Hon. Bello Haliru for the statement he made during the Transformation Ambassador of Nigeria, TAN grand finale rally that the region supported Jonathan/Sambo candidacy for 2015 elections.

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  3. Endorsement of successors: PDP governors bow, agree to primariesRead the original story

    Monday | Vanguard

    Gov. Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State said that the meeting evaluated strategies for a successful conduct of the primary elections. "Mr President called the PDP governors and we all had a very good meeting, which was all about repositioning the party to serve the citizens very well.

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  4. Gowon's commitment during civil war kept Nigeria one - JonathanRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Vanguard

    President Goodluck Jonathan has described former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gown , as a true elder statesman, whose commitment during the civil war was to keep Nigeria one and not to crush an enemy.

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  5. Obasanjo's amazing apotheosisRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Vanguard

    By Is'haq Modibbo Kawu THE NATION newspaper's HARDBALL of Tuesday, October 14, 2014, mischievously described it as the "BEGGARS' ORCHESTRA". The occasion was the triumphant return to their old PDP base of some political grandees, from Ogun State led by former governor, Gbenga Daniel .

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  6. UNIDO, FG collaborate on power for industrial clustersRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Vanguard

    T he United Nation's Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, has promised to work with the Federal Government to make power available to industrial clusters to ensure maximum production in the country. UNIDO Country Representative, Mr. Patrick Kormawa, who disclosed this in an interview in Abuja, noted that the major goal of government to create jobs for the teeming youth will be realised if industrial clusters had power.

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  7. Ebola research shows rapid control interventions key factor in preventing spreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | EurekAlert!

    ... a State University; Fasina, University of Pretoria, South Africa; Aminu Shittu, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria; David Lazarus, National

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  8. Sallah: Sultan warns politicians against heating up polityRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | In-depth Africa

    The Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs , Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, has warned politicians against heating up the polity ahead of 2015 general elections. The monarch strongly warned that any act that would not contribute towards uniting the country after the general elections, should be outrightly ignored, Sultan further observed that the escalating number of youth unemployment in the country was one of the reasons behind the problems in the country.

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  9. Nigeria: Notes on a 100-year old marriageFRANCIS K. OBEYA, Pennsylvania, USARead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Nigeriaworld

    To some, it has been a blissful matrimony and for others, it has been a marriage made in the very depths of Hell and with diabolical intentions. History records that in the lead up to the amalgamation of the regions that today make up Nigeria, only the British had any reason to smile.

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  10. Regulatory Reforms Improving Nigeria's Business Climate - - World BankRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Hispanic Business

    The report tagged 'Doing Business in 2014' found that there was room to learn from each other, with good practices being implemented in some parts of the country that can benefit other states if applied. According to the report, the 36 Nigerian states in addition to , FCT were benchmarked in the entire study.

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  11. Muslim scholars present religious rebuttal to ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Straits Times

    Over 120 Islamic scholars from around the world, many of them leading Muslim voices in their own countries, have issued an open letter denouncing militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and refuting their religious arguments. An array of Muslim leaders and groups have publicly rejected the Islamist movement since it imposed its brutal rule over large areas of Syria and Iraq this summer.

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  12. Regulatory reforms improving Nigeria's business climate - World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Vanguard

    The World Bank Group has stated that most states across Nigeria have continued to implement regulatory business reforms , with Cross River, Ekiti, Niger, Ogun, and Rivers making the biggest stride. According to the World Bank report on business climate, challenges and hurdles to local entrepreneurs have persisted in the country's business climate.

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  13. Nigeria: 54 years of what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Vanguard

    Only yesterday, Nigeria as a country had a low key celebration to mark the 54th anniversary of its political independence from our colonial masters. Perhaps, the anniversary was celebrated without fanfare or pomp and pageantry in acknowledgment of the global and widespread economic crisis that is top on the agenda of most developed, developing and least developed nations.

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  14. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Mutawallen SakwatoRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Vanguard

    LAST weekend Sokoto hosted the cream of Nigerian political society. They were in the 'Seat of the Caliphate' for the turbanning of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as the new Mutawallen Sakwato.

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  15. Business Environment Deteriorating - - World BankRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Hispanic Business

    The report, launched in on Monday, showed the country slumped nine spots from its 138th ranking out of 189 countries covered by the report in 2013 to 147th position in 2014. Other details of the report revealed the the country also performed poorly in its starting a business ranking, down from the 114th position in 2013 to 122nd; dealing with construction permits, from 146th to 151st, and better electricity from 184th to 185th.

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  16. The story of the struggle of my life, by Atiku AbubakarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Vanguard

    JADA I was born on November 25, 1946 in Jada, Adamawa State, Nigeria. I was named after my paternal grandfather, Atiku Abdulkadir.

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  17. Sultan turbans Tambuwal as Matawallen Sokoto, Sokoto Speaker, 3 othersRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Vanguard

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, on Saturday, conferred on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, the traditional title of Matawallen Sokoto. The Abubakar also turbaned the Speaker of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Lawalli Zayanna, as the Sarkin Gobir of Gwadabawa .

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  18. Muslim Scholars Present Religious Rebuttal to Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Big News Network.com

    Over 120 Islamic scholars from around the world, many of them leading Muslim voices in their own countries, have issued an open letter denouncing Islamic State militants and refuting their religious arguments. An array of Muslim leaders and groups have publicly rejected the Islamist movement since it imposed its brutal rule over large areas of Syria and Iraq this summer.

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  19. Jonathan's endorsement good for Nigeria's democracy - ENVOYRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Vanguard

    Sokoto-Nigeria's envoy in Morocco, Sen. Abdallah Wali, says the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan by the PDP for the 2015 presidential election is a good omen for Nigeria's democracy. Wali told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Sokoto yesterday, that"this is a welcome development and it is a very good omen to Nigeria, Nigerians and sustainable democracy".

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  20. USAID Committs 20 Million Dollars to Support 42,000 Vulnerable Households in Sokoto,Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Hispanic Business

    Speaking at the launch of the programme in Sokoto Thursday, , said the five year programme from 2013 to 2018, would improve economic development in local communities by increasing the income of vulnerable households. She disclosed that the project would reach 6,000 households in FCT Abuja, 12,000 in Kebbi and 24,000 households in Sokoto.

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