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KWAM mourns daughter, Wasilat

Popular fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, has paid tribute to his daughter, Wasilat Olaronke Ashabi Ayinde, who passed on in Canada on Tuesday. Wasilat was said to have died after an undisclosed illness. Many people have since been expressing condolences

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Ekweremadu renews call six-year single tenure for president, govs

Chief Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy President of the Senate, has advocated six-year single tenure for president,  governors, National Assembly and state assembly members “to stop the problem caused by the quest for second term.” Ekweremadu made the call in Nsukka

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Obasanjo bags PhD in Christian Theology

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday became one of the pioneer students of the National Open University to bag a PhD in Christian Theology. A six-man external panel pronounced him worthy of the award. The panel expressed satisfaction with

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Sultan to train 200 Boko Haram orphans

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday revealed plans to train no fewer than 200 children orphaned by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. Making the disclosure in Sokoto during the opening of the 28th National

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Buhari’ll not disappoint Nigerians –Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday said he believed President Muhammadu Buhari will take Nigeria to the Promised Land, and urged all Nigerians across religious, ethnic and political divides to support him for greater success. The two-time

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Southern Kaduna wants seperate state

Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has expressed bitterness over agelong socio-political marginalisation of the area by successive governments at the federal and state levels. Under the current circumstance, they fear that it would be very difficult for them to make any

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Four Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza

Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded Friday in violence with Israeli forces across the Palestinian territories, as tens of thousands of people joined new protests against Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. US President Donald Trump’s December 6

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$1Bn to fight Boko Haram: Ezekwesili slams FG

Former Minister of Education and front-line campaigner for the Bring Back Our Girls, Madam Oby Ezekwesili has slammed the federal government over allocation of one billion dollars to fight Boko Haram. This is coming a day after the national economic

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Many killed as police, miners clash in Taraba

Many have been reported killed or injured as illegal miners allegedly resisted an attempt by the police to disrupt their operations in Taraba State. Police spokesperson in the state, David Misal, confirmed the incident which occurred on Thursday in Mayo

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PHOTOS: Buhari/Osinbajo campaign posters flood Abuja streets

Major streets of Abuja were, on Thursday, adorned with campaign posters endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for reelection in 2019. The posters were pasted on structures located on major streets as well as bus shelters. The

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