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  1. The Supreme Court and the ordinary manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Vanguard

    Not many people know my uncle, Sir Ajayi Edobor that I often refer to in this column because of his impact on me as a young man. It was from him I learnt the technique of the communication of the deaf which I later found to be popular in government which behaves as if it does not hear what the people say.

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  2. POLIO: Dangote, Gates commit $42m to routine immunisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Vanguard

    T o maintain the success of Nigeria's delisting from the group of polio-endemic countries and ensure global-level standards of surveillance, Dangote Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have extended their existing partnership on routine immunisation and strengthening of primary health care in Kano and Bauchi states to four additional states of Borno, Kaduna, Sokoto and Yobe. PARTNERSHIP: L-R: Environmental Surveillance Officer, Mr. Haliru Usman; President, Dangote Group Ltd, Aliko Dangote and Co-Chairman, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, during a visit to Rigasa Environmental Surveillance site, Igabi LGA, Kaduna State.

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  3. Sokoto Govt earmarks N34 bn to educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Vanguard

    Sokoto State Government has earmarked over N34 billion to tackle the challenges in the education sector, the Commissioner of Basic and Junior Secondary Education, Dr Jabbi Kilgori, has said. Kilgore told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Sokoto that the huge allocation was in line with the declaration of state of emergency on the sector by the government.

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  4. 90% of Nigerians are corrupt - BafarawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Vanguard

    T wo-term governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, was among the top politicians who were recently questioned by the EFCC for collecting money from the office of the NSA. But unlike others who are angry over their invitation by the anti-graft agency, the former governor in this interview says he holds no grudge against the government for fighting corruption.

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  5. Boko Haram: Kabiru Sokoto sues FG over convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Vanguard

    The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has fixed February 4 to hear a fresh suit lodged against the Federal Government by the convicted kingpin of the Boko Haram sect, Kabiru Umar. a.k.a. Kabiru Sokoto.

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  6. FUTA vs striking Unions: Who Blinks first?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Vanguard

    THE face off between the authorities of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA and the National Officers of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities SSANU and the institution's chapter of the Non-Academic Staff of Universities, NASU, is taking its toll on over 600 pupils of the University staff primary School. Members of the two unions have downed tools since the crisis started thereby paralyzing most activities in the institution.

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  7. The ideas of Bisi AkandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Vanguard

    ELDER Statesman, Chief Bisi Akande was Executive Governor of Osun State for four years from 1999 during which he led his colleagues who were unwilling to pay workers the National Minimum Wage. I was then in the Nigeria Labour Congress, and we went to appeal to him to change his mind.

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  8. Nigeria: Bill Gates, Dangote, Govs Move to End Child, Maternal Deaths in the NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | AllAfrica.com

    The president of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr Bill Gates, and the president of Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with six northern governors to ensure rapid reduction in cases of child and maternal mortality in their states. The world's richest man, Bill Gates, and Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, met behind closed doors with the governors of Borno, Bauchi, Yobe, Sokoto, Kano and Bauchi states to sign the multi-billion naira agreement.

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  9. Nigeria: Consequences of States Reducing Budgets for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The most obstinate illusions are ultimately broken by facts." Trevor Roper, in THE LAST DAYS OF HITLER.

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  10. Nigeria: Supreme Court Affirms Yari As Zamfara GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the election of Abdulazeez Yari of All Progressives Congress as governor of Zamfara State. "The grouse of the appellants in this issue, basically, is that there was over-voting and that because of that there was substantial non-compliance with the Electoral Act.

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  11. Nigeria: Major Judicial Events That Will Shape 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The previous year 2015 had many legal landmarks. In today's edition, we present some of the major events that will shape the country's judiciary and enrich its jurisprudence in the year 2016.

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  12. Nigeria: Emir of Yauri Decries Poor Electricity, Roads in KebbiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Emir Abdullahi made the remark while receiving some 6,000 books and sports kits donated to primary schools across the Ngaski,Yauri and Shanga local governments under Yauri Emirate by the Deputy Senate Leader representing Kebbi South Senatorial Zone, Bala Ibn Na'Allah. He appealed to the Federal Government and the Kebbi State Government to ensure steady electricity supply and rehabilitate the roads under their care that linkl the state with other states.

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  13. Nigeria: Tetfund Executes N869.53 Milion Projects At Sokoto College - ProvostRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has executed more than N869.53 million projects at the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, between 2013 and 2014. The Provost of the college, Dr Dikko Goshe, disclosed this in Sokoto on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria .

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  14. Nigeria: Tambuwal Promises Not to Sack TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised that his administration will not sack any teacher from the state civil service. "But we will not fail to reassign any teacher that does not have the requisite qualifications to be in the classroom," Tambuwal said on Monday in Dogon-Daji, Tambuwal Local Government Area.

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  15. Nigeria soldiers killed hundreds of Shiites in raid: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Hundreds of Shiites were reportedly killed in an army raid in Nigeria... . Nigeria shiites muslim took to the street to protest and demanded the release of Shiite leader Ibraheem Zakzaky in Kano, Nigeria, Monday, Dec. 21, 2015.

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  16. Hand over or took over powerERIC TENIOLA, Lagos, NigeriaRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | Nigeriaworld

    On Friday January 15, it will be fifty years that the Military took over power or were handed over power---depending on one's interpretation--- in this country. During the encounter there were casualties on that day.

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  17. President Buhari and his ACF ScriptUBANESE NWANGANGA, Cape Town, South AfricaRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | Nigeriaworld

    His under reference was in turn a reaction to an arrogant 1998 posting by the arrogant Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. I hasten to correct the wrong impression that Nigeria has a master race.

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  18. HRW: Nigeria soldiers killed Shiite children, no provocationRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Gazette

    Nigerian soldiers fired on unarmed Shiite children with no provocation before unjustified raids that killed hundreds of the minority group in the West African nation, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. The charges come as the guardian of Nigeria's estimated 80 million-plus Muslims, Sultan Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar of Sokoto, warned the government against actions that could radicalize other Muslims in a country that already has lost 20,000 lives to the Boko Haram Islamic uprising.

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  19. .com | Nigeria Shi'ite member says wounded members dying in detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | News24

    Nigerian Shi'ites wounded in military raids are dying in military and police detention because they are being denied medical care, the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria charged on Monday. Spokesperson Ibrahim Musa also said the Kaduna state government is destroying property of the movement, which has millions of followers.

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  20. Nigeria Shiite spokesman: Wounded members dying in detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Nigerian Shiites wounded in military raids are dying in military and police detention because they are being denied medical care, the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria charged Monday. Spokesman Ibrahim Musa also said the Kaduna state government is destroying property of the movement, which has millions of followers.

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