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Masari appoints Katsina Speaker Amirul Hajj 2018

Gov. Aminu Masari, has appointed the Speaker, Katsina State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abubakar Yahaya as the 2018 Amirul Hajj and leader of the state delegation for the holy pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. Alhaji Badaru Bello, the Public Relations’ Officer of the state Muslims Pilgrims’ Welfare Board made the disclosure in a statement made available […] …

Stop blaming Buhari for Killings, MURIC tells Nigerians

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised Nigerians to stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari for killings around the country. The group gave the advice in a statement on Monday by MURIC’s Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan. Akintola blamed politicians, tribal bigots and a section of the media on the […] …

Court remands alleged killer of ex-Ondo deputy governor’s daughter

An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded 27- year-old Seidu-Shakiru Adeyemi in Olokuta prison for allegedly killing his 25-year-old girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Khadijat, the daughter of a former deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, was a final year student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko. […] …

FG intervenes in Cross River, Ebonyi land dispute

The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), on Monday visited Cross River in an effort to resolve the land dispute between Cross River and Ebonyi communities. Dambazau told the Acting Governor of Cross River, Prof. Ivara Esu, at the Government House in Calabar that he was in the state to visit Ukelle community. The […] …

Plateau community holds town hall meeting to curb electoral violence

Plateau community in Jos North Local Government area of Plateau on Monday held a town hall meeting to fashion out ways of curbing electoral violence in the area. The meeting was organised in collaboration with the “Collaborative for Violence Prevention”, a project of Search for Common Grounds Nigeria (SFCG). Its convener, Mr Adamu Ahmed, said […] …

Army repels attack, neutralises 22 terrorists

Why Lagos Hospital Rejected MFM Pastor Attacked By Notorious Cult Group, Badoo

The Army said on Monday it neutralised 22 suspected terrorists in Bama Local Government Area of Borno, while several others escaped with gunshot wounds after troops repelled an attack. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, who disclosed this in a statement, however, denied a report that the terrorists attacked, killed soldiers and carted away some […] …

Ambode urges Lagos pilgrims to be good ambassadors

Ambode urges Lagos pilgrims to be good ambassadors

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has urged intending pilgrims for the upcoming Hajj to represent the state well, and be good ambassadors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Ambode made the call on Sunday during a two-day seminar organised by the state for 2018 intending pilgrims at the Old Secretariat Central Mosque, Ikeja, Lagos. […] …

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