Ramadan: No provocative preaching in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has warned Islamic scholars or persons delivering sermons, lectures or preaching against the use of provocative and inciting language during the Ramadan period and beyond. The post Ramadan: No provocative preaching in Kano appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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Atiku Abubakar Emerges new Waziri of Fombina Emirate, His Son becomes Turaki 

One week after endorsement of Governor Muhammadu Bindow’s candidature by former vice president Atiku Abubakar, to contest for second term, Adamawa Emirate Council has equally replicated same gesture on Atiku as the new Waziri in the Fombina Emirate while his son Aliyu has emerged the new Turaki. The decision to elevate Atiku and his son…

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VON DG to Ekweremadu: Igbos want Additional State, Presidency, Not Restructuring

From  Ignatius  Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Director General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, has lambasted the Deputy Senate president, chief Ike Ekweremadu over his recent comment on restructuring Nigeria, insisting that the immediate demand of Ndigbo is the creation of  additional state in the South East, as well as president of…

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Obey court orders on Dasuki, El-Zakzaky, Sagay tells FG

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked the Federal Government to obey court orders regarding the detention of embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.); and the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Sagay said this during an interview with The PUNCH while…

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I am for Restructuring, I can’t remarry my wife from Biafra – Rotimi Akeredolu

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Monday, re-echoed his long time support for restructuring the country for her to survive her current challenges. While urging the people to have a rethink and re-dedicate themselves to nation building, the Governor advised the youth to actively participate in governance . Mr. Akeredolu spoke in…

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Condemned Nollywood Actress who Escaped from Prison, rearrested by DSS

A condemned prisoner, Rabi Ismail, who escaped from lawful custody in Hadejia Prison on December 16, 2011, has been recaptured by the Intelligence Unit of the Nigerian Prisons Service with the support of men of the State Security Service, SSS. The prisoner bearing number k/22c Rabi Ismail was sentenced to death by hanging for culpable…

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Army Officer lynched on suspicion of being an armed robber

A military officer with the 5th Infantry Battalion (5BN) at Burma Camp in Accra but on detachment duties at Denkyira Boase in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central region has been lynched by residents on suspicion of being an armed robber. Captain Maxwell Mahama who was commander of a military detachment in the…

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You got it wrong, Afenifere tells AGF over position on restructuring

The position of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on why the call for restructuring will not work at present has been faulted by the Afenifere. The AGF had described the demand for restructuring as ‘a tall order’ that cannot be achieved through emotional outbursts and demonstration, adding…

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NCPC urges churches to take charge of pilgrimage

Rev. Tor Uja, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), has called on pastors and the church to take charge of pilgrimage in Nigeria. Uja made the call during the Special Convocation Programme organised by NCPC for over 1,000 pastors on Tuesday in Abuja. He said that it was high time for the church to…

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BOKO HARAM: Reps Commend Gaidam For Support to IDPs

Members of the House of Representatives have commended H.E Governor Ibrahim Gaidam for the effort he made so far in the rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the reconstruction of facilities and infrastructure destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in parts of the state affected by their terrorist activity. Zoro said the federal government and…

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Obey court orders on Dasuki, El-Zakzaky, Sagay tells FG

By Joseph Edgar… The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked the Federal Government to obey court orders regarding the detention of embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.); and the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Sagay said this during an interview with…

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