Tag: kebbi

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 29, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari departs for Togo, Nigerians should insist on a healthy President in 2019- PDP I More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart Abuja for Lome, the ...

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ToluOctober 22, 2017

Okorocha and his statues; Wizkid on the Soul Train | Here are last week’s winners and losers

Rochas Okorocha and Harvey Weinstein have something in common and it’s their penchant for losing and attracting ridicule. Meanwhile, Nigerian-born ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Appeal Court sentences Kebbi Accountant-General to 70 years in prison

An Appeal Court in Kebbi has sentenced the state’s Accountant-General, Mohammed Dakingari to 70 years in prison. Dakingari was found guilty of N1.6bn ...

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EditorSeptember 30, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Medicaid trains health workers on early detection of cancer

A health-focused charity, founded by the wife of the Governor of Kebbi, Zainab Shinkafi – Medicaid Cancer Foundation (MCF), has announced ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

[The Activism Blog] WANEP, OXFAM, organise workshop for stakeholders in the Agric sector

The West Africa Network For Peace Building (WANEP) in collaboration with the international confederation of charitable organisations, focused on the alleviation ...

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AzeezDecember 22, 2016

Lake Rice: ‘An individual cannot purchase more than a bag’ – Lagos govt

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has said an individual will only be allowed to purchase a bag of the Lagos-Kebbi ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 21, 2016

Lagos to commence sale of Lake Rice on Thursday

The Lagos State says it will begin the sale of Lake Rice in 15 centres across the Senatorial districts. Governor ...

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Isime EseneJune 29, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Partnership among states‎ remains the antidote to bankruptcy

One of the dominant headlines over the past two years has been the dwindling allocation to states as a result ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

How FG plans to boost rice, wheat production in 1 year

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, disclosed that it has set-up a National Rice and Wheat Task Force to monitor the ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 8, 2016

Father slaughters children, tries to kill self, wife lands in coma

This is not a Hollywood movie, on the contrary it is a sad reality that tells Nigerians to pay close ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 14, 2016

Buhari reacts to death of woman who donated ‘all she had’ to his presidential campaign

Hajiya Fati Koko, who donated N1 million to President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign for the April 2015 general election, has died ...

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Janeth JDecember 15, 2015

Shiite Muslims stage protest in Kebbi state (PHOTOS)

Hundreds, probably thousands of Shiites have staged peaceful protests in parts of Kebbi state. The Shiite Muslims are protesting against the arrest ...

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SolaJanuary 20, 2015

Photos from Pres. Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign rally in Sokoto & Kebbi

by Anike Jacobs President Goodluck Jonathan and his campaign team yesterday headed to the Northern part of the country for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 27, 2014

Rice industry has attracted N256 billion investment – Agriculture Minister

by Kolapo Olapoju Going by the comments of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the rice sector has attracted N256 billion worth of investments ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

“Kiss and make up” – President Jonathan urges Perm. secretaries and Ministers to work in harmony

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan has complained about an existing non cordial working relationship between ministers and permanent secretaries ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 23, 2014

Suspected killers of Kebbi finance director nabbed in Sokoto

by Aminu Tukur The police in Sokoto have arrested five people in connection to the killing of the Alhaji Yahaya Sa’idu, ...

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SolaAugust 4, 2014

Dangote makes Africa’s largest single investment in rice production

by Tunji Andrews   Africa’s richest man and king capitalist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has pledged to invest $1 billion (N165 ...

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writerJuly 31, 2014

Attention, youth ‘corpers’: NYSC announces plans for 7 states under Boko Haram attack [DETAILS]

by Mayowa Aboah The National Youth Service Corps has announced the redeployment of corps members from seven northern states. The ...

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December 9, 2013

PDP crisis: Bamanga Tukur may be shown the way out

It has emerged that the embattled national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur may be on ...

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August 19, 2013

Back to the basics: Retired high court judge returns to teaching in Kebbi primary schools

by Oge Okonkwo As a post retirement hobby, 62-year-old retired high court judge in Kebbi state, Zakari Gulma, has taken to ...

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May 27, 2013

Reno Omokri: President Jonathan is a study in under-promising and over-delivering

by Reno Omokri These successes have not been accidental. The Federal Government has taken a number of initiatives to get ...

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May 16, 2013

Confusion: Senate says GEJ has not declared state of emergency

The mandatory two days required for the National Assembly to approve the emergency rule in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states ...

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April 25, 2013

Who’s excited? Kebbi to complete N13 billion airport by August

by Isi Esene The Kebbi state governor, Seidu Dakingari has assured that the new Kebbi International Airport in Birnin Kebbi ...

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April 4, 2013

Terrible: Top prisons boss shot dead in Sokoto

by Akan Ido Usman Gwandu, the Deputy Controller of Prisons in charge of the Sokoto Central Prison was yesterday killed ...

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January 23, 2013

“I will chase out the demons in the power sector,” Ministerial nominee tells Senate

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Kabiru Tanimu Turaki and Chinedu Osita Nebo as ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. ...

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January 21, 2013

Too many madmen on the loose – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze What I will like to hear, will be the defence that will be presented by the person ...

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September 24, 2012

Pres. Jonathan plans cabinet reshuffle, seeks replacement for Barth Nnaji

by Isi Esene There are indications that the federal cabinet might witness some reshuffling as President Goodluck Jonathan prepares to ...

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April 1, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Sacked governor wins re-run election in Kebbi …. We will not contest result, says CPC

by Lekan Olanrewaju Former governor of Kebbi state, Saidu Dakingari was yesterday announced as the winner in the governorship re-run ...

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April 1, 2012

Not bad – Civil Society Situation Room assesses Kebbi governorship election

by Hauwa Gambo Yesterday, the re-run election for the Kebbi governorship held, as conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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