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Sallah: 317 prison inmates freed by Kano govt with N12million

Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has secured the freedom of 317 immates across Prison formations in the state. This, according to a statement issued and signed by the prison’s Command Public Relation Office (CPRO) DSP Musbahu Lawan K/Nassarawa, is in connection with the power conferred on him by …

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Why I canno’t refund money to EFCC coffer – Ex-Oyo Gov, Ladoja


A former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja, yesterday explained why he could not refund money to the coffer of the Economic Financial and Crime Commission (EFCC) over his alleged misappropriation of state’s funds while in office between 2003 and 2007. He said he did not steal state’s funds …

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Eid-el-Fitr: politicians urged to sustain national peace, unity

Sa’ad Abubakar III

Politicians within the country have been urged to ensure the sustainability of peace and unity. The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III gave the advice on Friday in his Eid-el Fitr message to Nigerians delivered in Sokoto. He said that the challenges being encountered in the country were numerous, noting …

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Eid-el-Fitr: 5,000 policemen deployed to Borno to ensure safety


As part of measures to checkmate any security breach, over 5,000 policemen are to be deployed during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration in Borno State, the Police said on Wednesday. Briefing journalists, the Borno Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, said recent suicide attacks on Maiduguri called for the action. He said the police …

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Eid-el-Fitr: Osun govt provides free train ride


Osun State Government has offered free train ride to holiday makers who will visit the state during the Eid-el-fitr to celebrate with their loved relations. The state commissioner for Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives, Honourable Ismail Adekunle Jayeoba-Alagbada on Monday said the train will convene passengers on Thursday June 14, 2018 …

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Suicide bomber kills self in failed suicide attempt in Borno


The Borno Police Command yesterday said tragedy was averted when a suicide bomber heading to the market mistakenly detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) killing himself alone. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Damian Chukwu, who confirmed the incident in a statement released in Maiduguri, said the incident occurred on Saturday, …

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