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Police confirm killing of lawyer in Zamfara

THE Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a lawyer, Benedict Azza, in Gusau, the state capital. Azza was shot and killed by unidentified...

Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa commissioner

NASARAWA State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism Yakubu Lawal Addah has been abducted by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. The commissioner was reportedly kidnapped by the gunmen...

The bandit warlords of Zamfara

By Daniel Adamson IN northwestern Nigeria bandit gangs raid villages, attack drivers, abduct schoolchildren, and kill anyone who resists. But who are these men, and...
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Insecurity: Commissioner of Police says he can’t issue gun licenses to Zamfara residents

ZAMFARA State Police Commissioner Ayuba Elkana has said he cannot issue gun licences to residents of the state. The CP spoke in response to the...

Court strikes out suit seeking to sack Zamfara governor for defecting to APC

A SUIT seeking to sack Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle over his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been struck out. The suit,...

NAF confirm elimination of bandits’ leaders in Zamfara

THE Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have confirmed the deaths of bandits' leaders in Zamfara State during an airstrike on New Year's day. Spokesperson for the...
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Banditry: Things are falling apart, the centre is not holding

By: Prof. Usman YUSUF A large swath of Northern Nigeria is now at the mercy of marauding bandits. From Adamawa to Zamfara, the region has...

Zamfara: Children, women among 544 abducted persons rescued in two months

ZAMFARA State governor Bello Matawalle says security forces have rescued at least 544 abducted persons in the state within two months. Matawalle spoke in Gusau...

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Lawyer faults Aisha Buhari over student’s arrest

HUMAN rights lawyer Monday Ubani has faulted the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, over the arrest and detention...

Court orders arrest, detention of Chief of Army Staff over contempt

A HIGH Court in Minna, Niger State, has issued a warrant of arrest for the Chief Of Army Staff...

FG, power firms to embrace automated trading platform in 2023 for transparency – NBET

THE Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Plc (NBET) has disclosed that all parties in the power sector business would...

Which region is more populated in Nigeria? – applying deductive reasoning to the question

By Bashir Abdulrahman ON November 10, 2022, I received an audio clip of a man speaking to ostensibly a group...

FG blames state governors for rising poverty, hardship in Nigeria

THE Federal Government has blamed state governors for the high rate of poverty and economic hardship in the country. Minister...
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Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...

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ABOUT 18 months to the 2023 presidential elections, a...
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