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Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: President Jonathan's Ministers Strategise As 2015 Poll Draws Nearer

Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Osogbo, Ilorin, Maiduguri, Port Harcourt, Sokoto - Ministers, especially those from all Progressive Congress are already strategising for his re-election bid ahead of the 2015 presidential election.

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Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Hajj Visa Delays Cause Concern

Kano, Dutse, Abuja and Kaduna - Nigerian Hajj stakeholders and prospective pilgrims have expressed concern over the failure of the Saudi authorities to start issuing visas for this year's pilgrimage, a week after they promised to do that and with just five days to the commencement of airlift of pilgrims.

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Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

2015: North-West PDP Meets In Kaduna, Endorses Jonathan

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in the North-West geo-political zone in Kaduna State on Sunday endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for the 2015 presidential election.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Ghanamma.com

FG Committed To Containing Ebola - Minister

Minister of State for Health, Dr. Khaliru Alhassan has assured Nigerians of the Federal Government's commitment to containing the Ebola virus disease in the country.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Ghanamma.com

You Cannot Buy Conscience Of Sokoto People With Money - Wamakko Tells Presidency

Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko of Sokoto State has said attempts to induce members of the state House of Assembly to impeach him would never work, stressing that nobody can buy the conscience of Sokoto people.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Vanguard

States' multiple taxation and IGR boost

FIGURES from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, show that for 2012, the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, for the 36 states of Nigeria was about N555 billion, out of which the 19 states of the North generated N87 billion or 15 %; the South West generated N261.2 billion or 47%; the South-South accounted for N150 billion or 27% and the South ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Nigeria : African Development Bank to help Sokoto, Nigeria, to develop its infrastructure

The Government of the Nigerian State of Sokoto will be able to build the infrastructure of the State now, thanks to the recent announcement of the at the palace over the weekend.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Vanguard

Akunyili had no match - Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan, Tuesday, challenged public office holders to strive to be recognised by the quality of service they rendered while in office rather than the position they held, describing the late former Information Minister, Prof.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Islamic scholars describe Boko Haram's action as treason

The Muslim Rights Concern has rejected the declaration of Gwoza as Boko Haram's caliphate, describing it as a "mirage".

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Yahoo!

Nigerian town seized by Boko Haram 'part of Islamic caliphate': leader

Boko Haram's leader said a northeast town seized by the insurgents earlier this month has been placed under an Islamic caliphate, in a video obtained by AFP on Sunday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS News

Inside the Kano Emirate

The Emirate of Kano is part of the Sokoto Caliphate, one of the great Islamic empires that dotted the Sahel, profiting from caravan routes connecting Africa's interior with its Mediterranean coast.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

New OMO ambassadors storm neighbourhoods, reward consumers

The market storm features lots of activities with consumers winning various prizes including Plasma TV sets, Electric Blender, washing machines, iPad, Standing Fans and lots more.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Nigeriaworld

2015 Elections: Unity of Nigeria must transcend tribal...

Before I begin, I want to make it abundantly clear that I am neither a politician nor a partisan politics.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

In-depth Africa

Wamakko, Amaechi upbraid PDP-led FG as weak and inefficient

The governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Ameachi has urged Nigerians to vote wisely if they want to bring an end to poverty, insecurity and bad governance that has characterized the nation's trajectory in the last four years.

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In-depth Africa

2015: Watch Your Utterances, Sultan Cautions Politicians

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar 111, Thursday cautioned politicians and some elite against making unguarded utterances ahead of 2015 election, saying such nasty comments were inimical to the progress of the country.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

In-depth Africa

Amaechi urges Fed Govt to fund education, tackle poverty

Rivers State Governor Rotimi Ameachi has said the solution to the Boko Haram insurgency is adequate funding of education and a sincere fight against poverty among North's youths.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

In-depth Africa

Police establishes eight Tactical Operation Points to counter terrorism

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered the immediate establishment of Tactical Operation Points in selected states of the North-East and North-West as part of measures to curb the proliferation of small arms, light weapons and other explosive materials in the country.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

TurkishPress.com

Nigeria won't disintegrate: President

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed prophesies that he country's ethno-religious diversities would lead to its disintegration.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Sultan Calls for Probe of Alleged Army Killings

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, has called for a full-scale investigation into the killing of members of the Islamic Movement in Zaria penultimate week.

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AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Abuja Confirms Another Ebola Case

Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, told journalists in Abuja that the doctor who attended to the American - Liberian government official, Mr Patrick Sawyer has tested positive of Ebola virus.

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