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Jerry Gana

11 Jun 2023
Prof. Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information and National Orientation, says the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election was a tragic mistake that was not supposed to have happened.


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Newcastle manager Eddie Howe has blasted Chelsea's ruthless sacking of Mauricio Pochettino as "harsh" and a "sad" moment for the English Premier League.
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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has said the federal government will commence a two-month free ride service on the Abuja Light Rail following its commissioning on Monday. Wike announced this on Thursday during a ministerial press briefing reviewing the 12-month performance of President Tinubu’s administration in Abuja. The minister said…
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Operatives of Kaduna State Police Command have arrested eight suspected criminals for robbery of an hotel. The suspects were apprehended while returning from a criminal operation. [as] The suspects who have been terrorizing the areas of Barnawa, Sabon Tasha, and Karji in the Kaduna metropolitan, were said to have attacked the lodgers and staff of…
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A second case of bird flu has been found in a human, US health authorities announced Wednesday, less then two months after the first one as an outbreak of the disease circulates widely among dairy cows.
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The Network Against Corruption and Trafficking Initiative (NACAT) have accused the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of shying away from high profile corruption cases. NACAT Executive Director of investigation, Tega Oghenedoro expressed the groups displeasure on Wednesday in Abuja at a press briefing.…
1 hour ago
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has appointed 182 Special Assistants in a move aimed at bolstering his administration's effectiveness. The appointments, according to a statement released yesterday by the Chief Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou, take immediate effect. Our correspondent observed that the list encompasses a diverse group of individuals from various professional backgrounds. Among…
1 hour ago
The Kano State Assembly unanimously voted on Thursday to abolish the Emirate Council Law of 2019 and its 2023 amendment. With the repeal of the Emirate Council Law, the Emir of Kano and the four new emirs established by former Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje have been dethroned. The assembly declared that henceforth, the division of…
1 hour ago
Former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, along with his brother, Ahmad, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of alleged contract fraud amounting to N19.4 billion. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Sirika, his brother, and a company owned by Abubakar–Enginos Nigeria Limited, on an amended 10-count charge related to the offense. Sirika…
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Australia delayed the closure of its largest coal-fired power plant on Thursday, saying it needed the heavily polluting facility to bridge a capacity gap while racing to scale up renewables.
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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has given Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, approval to run 13 new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.