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16 May 2020
Six people were killed in ethnic violence in northern Nigeria's Adamawa state, police said Saturday, but locals put the toll higher.
27 Feb 2020
A Nigerian northern monarch recently decried the growing numbers of children who are orphans in Northern Nigeria. He said that the increase in insecurity in Nigeria has significantly contributed to this trend
19 Feb 2020
In the Constitution of Northern Nigeria, Section 6—1and 2 states that the Adviser on Moslem law shall be appointed by the Governor, acting in accordance with the advice of the Premier; (2) A person holding the office of adviser on Moslem
10 Feb 2020
I have known of no honour greater than to be invited to chair this all important event which aims to stem the tide of unbridled violence been unleashed on Northern Nigeria.
22 Dec 2019
Contrary to the popular belief that regions with more rains such as the South should have higher presence of malaria vector, the North possesses higher rate of mortality...
12 Oct 2019
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday, announced the discovery of crude oil and gas in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin.
24 Apr 2019
There is something obviously unique about governments in Nigeria since 1999. Whatever the party or the individual at the helms of affairs...
20 Feb 2019
Nigeria is one of the youngest countries in the world - not in terms of when it was founded but in terms of the age of its population. According to the 2017 revision of the World Population Prospects, there are 19.9 million children in Nigeria and 44% percent of the population is below the age…
2 Jan 2019
The language of the communiqué issued by the Forum at the end of its Katsina Meeting betrays, perhaps unwittingly, a certain confrontational stance.
31 Dec 2018
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says the Board of French Development Agency (AFD) has approved 245 million dollars for the implementation...
28 Jun 2018
Northern Nigeria most times is not seen as a fantasy location to travel to. However, it has been discriminated for a while from issues concerning Boko Haram among others. All these have made us forget its glory from the magnificent Kajuru Castle sited in Kaduna, to the ancient Kano City Wall in Kano, the popular…
19 May 2018
Multiple Council Chairman, Lions Club International MD 404 Nigeria, Gbolagade Adebisi, x-rays the activities of Lions Club on the occasion of its 100th anniversary worldwide and its 55th in Nigeria. Adebisi, among other sundry issues, submitted that more needed to be done in the area of services, especially in the extremely conservative Northern part of…

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