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Tyranny! Nigerian Blogger Arrested In Jigawa

Zakari Kafin Hausa, a popular Nigerian micro blogger and supporter of the main opposition party PDP was arrested yesterday in the Jigwa state capital of Dutse on charges of defaming the character of the APC  governor Badaru Talamiz People close to Zakari informed knottedpost about his detention as they launched the #freezakari campaign in order […]

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Arrogant! Al Makura Won’t Compensate Breeze FM

The Governor of Nasarawa, Umaru Al-Makura, has directed the demolished Breeze 99.9 FM to pay fine; after the state government was asked to compensate the station. “The matter is already concluded; compensation will not be paid over government’s action,” the governor said, in Lafia on Tuesday while he was distributing relief materials to 50 communities […]

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Video of Dancing Girls Has Clerics Preaching Against Boarding Schools In Kano

That video of dancing secondary Northern secondary students that went viral has finally reached the ever watching eyes of Kano’s religious right. Numerous Salafi scholars used their Ramadan Tafsir sessions to condemen the girls for “dancing” and called for “more discipline” in Northern schools. The video which showed teenage girls twerking in school uniform while […]

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Nigeria to Build Refinery at Katsina

The Nigerian government is reportedly finalising plans to begin the construction of a refinery in the northern city of Katsina which will harness oil from Niger Republic and feed the country’s North. An official of the NNPC informed reporters of the plan. The Nigerian government has over the last few months “lost faith” in its […]

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Sun Farga- Army Responds to Kaduna Kidnappings

After a series of day light robberies and kidnappings that humialated Nigeria’s security forces, the Army and other security agencies have finally swept to action. Army PRO informed  reporters of the arrest of kidnappers that had long bedevieled the Abuja- Kaduna highway: Due to the disturbing resurgence of armed banditry and kidnappings along Abuja-Kaduna road, […]

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Immigration officer shot me over N50

A young man is claiming that an officer with the immigration service of Nigeria shot me over his refusal to give him a N50 bribe. The young man who spoke to Rariya claimed that he was ambushed by men of the immigration service at MAigatari, a border town between Nigeria and Niger where they demanded […]

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First Lady was Denied Access to Buhari- SR

Aisha Buhari Did Not See The President During Her London Visit, Sahara Reporters has claimed. President Muhammadu Buhari was not allowed to see his wife during her recent visit to the United Kingdom, presidency sources informed SaharaReporters on Tuesday. In the stunning disclosure, the sources affirmed that the president has been kept away] from several […]

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Somalia Rejects Saudi bribe to break off ties with Qatar

Somali President Mohammed Abdullah Farmajo rejected an offer of 80 million US dollars to sever diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar, reports the Middle East Monitor. The monetary offer was to put pressure “on the Somali government by Saudi Arabia to reverse Somalia’s decision to stay neutral in the siege imposed by some Arab […]

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Egypt to Follow Saudi In Banning Western Names

Egyptian authorities are considering a ban on parents giving their children “Western” names, and punishing offenders with jail. Members of parliament in the African nation are in line to recommend a proposal to outlaw “foreign” names like “Mark”, “Lara” and “Sam”. Advocates of the policy claim that a spread of American and European names in […]

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Heavy Rains bring down Balle Bridge in Niger

The main conduit connecting Niger state to the Nigerian South West has been broken following the collapse of Balle bridge after a night of heavy rains yesterday. At least one person died when the bridge gave way while many were seriously injured. Cars from the Northwest heading for Lagos have been forced to divert towards […]

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Flood engulfs Birnin Kudu

A deluge has engulfed the ancient city of Birnin Kudu after a series of torrential rains. Numerous houses fater reportedly been abandoned as dozens of families have been displaced by the flooding. Birnin Kudu is home to some of the North’s most ancinet relics which include prehistory caves and other histroric sites.

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No Case to Answer- Saraki Is Finally Free From CCB

The Code Of Conduct Tribunal has ruled that Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki has no case to answer in the 18 charges of non-declaration of assets brought against him by the Federal Government. The CCB had on September 16, 2015 filed a 13-count charge against Saraki for alleged false and anticipatory declaration of assets. The […]

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Wonder Why the Niger Delta Hate Us- Alakija Splashed N3Bn On Son’s Extravagant London Wedding

It’s the talk of the town. Every gossip magazine from Daily Mail to Daily Mirror has been covering it. The African fiasco reminiscent of those imperial exhibitions when African Kings will put london’s reagents street to stand still. This time, it’s the Florunsho Alakija, the richest black woman from the Nigerian south-west who hit magic […]