The Kano State Fire Service on Friday said that eight shops were destroyed in an early morning at Katsina Road, Muletara roundabout, in Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano. Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, the spokesman of the service, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that the fire started at about 6. 15 a.m.
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A top contender for the position of speakership of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Umar Mohammed Bago, has said he would not hesitate to withdraw from the race if the position is eventually zoned to the South East. Bago, a third-time representative from Chanchanga federal constituency of Niger State, alluded that the South East and the North Central were the greatest casualties of the zoning formula of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
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The Presidency has clarified on why President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to sign the National Minimum Wage Bill into law, contrary to reports last week that he had done so. The Senate had on March 19 passed the bill, approving N30,000 as the new national minimum wage.
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Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan, the Special Anti Cultism Squad, SACS officer who killed Kolade Johnson, has revealed that he only shot once because he had no intentions of Killing the young man. According to a statement he gave in an interview, he only shot once in an attempt to arrest a suspected cultist in Magodo Lagos.
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Following the final collation of the results of the gubernatorial election in Rivers, INEC has declared Governor Nyesom Wike as the winner. The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday declared Nyesome Wike of the People’s Democratic Party winner of the governorship election in Rivers state.
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Africa’s richest man and President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, on Wednesday expressed concern about the high rate of poverty in the North, saying northern governors should wake up to address the problem. Dangote stated this when he delivered a keynote address at the 4th edition of Kaduna Economic and Investment summit
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Bola Tinubu, the former Governor of Lagos State who spoke during his 67th birthday celebration on 29 March, narrated how a naval officer slapped him. According to the APC Chieftain, it was an incident he will never forget and it all occurred when he over-charged a naval officer who was returning to the country.
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Two witnesses in the ongoing trial of Sen. Ademola Adeleke on a seven-count amended charge bordering on examination malpractice on Wednesday told the Federal High Court Abuja that they did not see the senator in the examination hall. The witnesses, Mr Emmanuel Adesola and Enoch Adigun, both teachers, while being led in evidence by the prosecutor Mr Simon Lough, told the court that they invigilated examinations at Ojo -Aro Community Grammar School in Osun State in 2017.
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