Author archives: Bashir M. Yusuf

Federal Government has completed the rehabilitation of Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa road-Lai Muhammad.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Federal Government has completed the rehabilitation of Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa road. Mohammed spoke during an inspection of the road, which boarders Kwara and Niger states, as part of his ministry’s nationwide inspection of infrastructural facilities. The minister said the Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa road which was awarded at a contract…

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About 55, 000 thousand Nigerians have joined 1.6 million fellow Muslims on the plains of Mount Arafat today.

About 55, 000 thousand Nigerians have joined 1.6 million fellow Muslims on the plains of Mount Arafat today, in commemoration of the Hajj holy rites in makkah, Saudi Arabia. Being the ninth day of Dhul-Hijjah widely known as the Day of Arafat, pilgrims of vast nationalities trooped from their previous camp in the tent city…

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Arewa Consultative Forum has called on Nigerians to avoid hate speeches.

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, the Arewa Consultative Forum has called on Nigerians to avoid hate speeches. In a Sallah message signed by its national publicity secretary, Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, extended its felicitations and good wishes to the Muslim Ummah and other Nigerians. The Forum urges all…

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Iran urged Europe to speed up efforts to save 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran says Europe should accelerate its efforts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers that U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned in May, as French oil group Total formally pulled out a major gas project. Efforts by the remaining signatories – EU members Britain, France and Germany plus China and Russia to…

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NUJ President condemned demolition of a radio station in Ibadan.

The National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Waheed Odusile has expressed displeasure over the demolition of a radio station, Fresh FM Ibadan. Odusile in a statement said “Yet another assault on the media”, condemned the action of the Oyo State government. He demanded for apology and compensation for the wanton destruction of…

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Nigerians asked to support Federal Government to ensure peace in the nation.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has appealed to Nigerians to support the Federal Government in ensuring peace in the nation. Mustapha made the call during a breakfast meeting with businessmen in Abuja. He said the citizens have a major role to play in securing peace in the nation as Government…

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Nigerians pilgrims warned from displaying political banners in Muna and Arafat.

Nigeria has warned its pilgrims to refrain from displaying political banners and posters in Muna and Arafat as 2018 Hajj started yesterday. Chairman and chief executive of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammad, disclosed this during a pre-Arafat meeting with Nigerian Hajj stakeholders in Makkah. In Arafat and Muna, Nigerian tents…

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Two women accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader to go on trial.

Two women accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader have been told there is sufficient evidence for them to go on trial. Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Thuong are accused of smearing the toxic nerve agent VX on Kim Jong-nam’s face in a Malaysia airport last year. They have said they did not…

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Amnesty International demanded immediate release of Premium Times journalist.

The Amnesty International has demanded that the Nigeria Police Force must immediately release Premium Times journalist Samuel Ogundipe. Ogundipe has been detained by the Police since Tuesday over his refusal to name the source of information in a published news report. A statement by the Organisation spokesman Isa Sanusi described his detention since yesterday as…

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