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Nigeria: Gunmen kill 15 in northern Kaduna state – govt

Gunmen killed 15 people in multiple attacks in northwest Nigeria’s Kaduna state, the latest violence in the volatile region, a government official said.   Northwest and central Nigeria have been terrorised by criminal gangs known locally as bandits who raid villages, stealing cattle, kidnapping for ransom and burning homes after looting supplies.   They launched […]

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Key US Lawmakers Vow Continuing Ukraine Support

Newly empowered U.S. Republican lawmakers set to take leadership roles in the House of Representatives in January promised Sunday that Congress would continue to support Ukraine militarily in its nine-month fight against Russia but said there would be more scrutiny of the aid before it is shipped to Kyiv’s forces. Congressmen Michael McCaul of Texas […]

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Russia Lacks ‘Quality Forces’ Needed to Take Area from Ukraine, UK Says

Both Russia and Ukraine have committed “significant forces” to the area around the Ukrainian towns of Pavlivka and Vuhledar in south-central Donetsk Oblast, according to the British Defense Ministry. The agency said in an intelligence update posted on Twitter Sunday that the area “has been the scene of intense combat over the last two weeks, […]

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Voting for Tinubu ‘ll guarantee jobs for women, youth: Aisha Buhari

Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, says voting for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in 2023 election, will guarantee employment for Nigerian women and youths. Aisha, also the grand patron of the Tinubu/Shettima Campaign team, spoke on Saturday at the launch of the South-South APC Women and Youths Presidential Campaign […]

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Stakeholders want Kaduna NNPP guber candidate replaced, no crises: Buba Galadima

Some Kaduna State Stakeholders of New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) on Sunday staged a protest at the party’s secretariat, calling for the substitution of the state governorship candidate, Alhaji Suleiman Hunkuyi. The stakeholders told newsmen that Hunkuyi lacked the capacity to deliver the state for  NNPP in 2023 general election. Malam Najib Zakari, a  stakeholder […]

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“I left N14bn for my successor,” – Osun’s outgoing Gov. Oyetola

Out-going governor of Osun, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, says he left N14 billion in the state’s coffers for his successor, Sen. Ademola Adeleke. In his farewell message, released in Osogbo on Sunday by Mr Ismaila Omipidan, his media aide, Oyetola stated that his administration paid N97 billion of the debt it inherited in 2018, when he […]

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Adeleke takes oath of office as 6th Osun Governor, freezes state accounts

Sen. Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was on Sunday sworn in as the sixth Executive Governor of Osun, along with his Deputy, Kola Adewusi. Adeleke, decked in a white attire with green and white cap, was administered with Oath and Allegiance of Office by the state Chief Judge, Justice Adepele Ojo, at […]

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SDP ready to win 2023 poll: Official

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says it is optimistic of winning the 2023 general election at all levels in the country. Mr Stephen Adewale, the Ondo State SDP Chairman, said this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Akure. Adewale said that the party was not faced rancour, either […]

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Ex-President Court of Appeal urges leaders to emulate leadership qualities of Gen. Hassan-Katsina

Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Umar Abdullahi, has appealed to leaders in the country to imbibe the leadership qualities of the late Governor of defunct Northern Region, Gen. Hassan Katsina. Abdullahi, made the appeal during a Maiden Public Lecture in honour of the late Hassan Katsina in Katsina on Sunday. Abdullahi, who […]

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Guzape: Provision of infrastructure will enhance Abuja aesthetic- Minister

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, says the ongoing provision of engineering infrastructure to Guzape II District would enhance Abuja’s aesthetics. Bello, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Anthony Ogunleye, on Sunday in Abuja also said the infrastructure would open up the area for development and provide direct and indirect jobs to […]