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DPR seals filling stations in Jigawa for alleged fraudulent activities

  The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Kano/Jigawa operations, has sealed three filling stations in Jigawa for over-pricing, hoarding and outright diversion of the product. The DPR team leader Kano/Jigawa operations, Paul Jehzi, disclosed this while briefing journalists in Kano on Sunday shortly after the clampdown. He said that one of the affected

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Northern groups call for emergency rule in Zamfara,blast Yari

    The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has suggested an imposition of emergency rule in Zamfara State as the only solution to the incessant attacks and wanton destruction of innocent lives and valuable resources. The CNG, in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said since the state governor, Abdul-Aziz Yari,

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Senator Sani wants States Electoral Commission abolished

  Senator Shehu Sani, the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central, has reacted to the recent incident of underage voters in Kano local government election, saying State Independent Electoral Commissions, 'SIECOM needs to be abolished'. Sani gave reasons why the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, cannot stop underage persons from voting in elections. Recall that

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Dana Air plane overshot the runway in Port Harcourt airport on Tuesday

A plane belonging to Dana Air on Tuesday which took off from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja overshot the runway while landing in Port Harcourt Airport. The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Henrietta Yakubu, confirmed the incident. She said, “A Dana aircraft numbered 9J0363, flying from Abuja to

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Nigeria,Jamaica Just Made Winter Olympics History

HuffPost   Bobsledders from Nigeria and Jamaica made history at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Tuesday. In the two-women bobsleigh event, Nigeria’s Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga became the first bobsled team to represent an African nation. Alongside skeleton athlete Simidele Adeagbo, they are also the first athletes from their

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