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By Ismail Auwal The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its presidential campaign rally in Oyo state scheduled for Tuesday due to naira scarcity and petrol shortage. In a statement on Monday, the party’s spokesperson in Oyo, Olawale...
By Ismail Auwal President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Principal Officers and Members of the Governing Councils for newly established Federal Polytechnic Kabo in Kano Sate. SAHELIAN TIMES gathered that Professor Muhammed Sanusi Magaji has been...

EFCC nabs bank manager for hoarding N29m new notes in Abuja

By Ismail Auwal The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the operations manager of a commercial bank in the Federal Capital Territory over allegation...

Political clash left trails of injuries in Rijiyar Lemo

By Ismail Auwal A couple of people have been reportedly injured during a political rally organized by the Fagge Federal House of Representatives candidate of...

NNPP nets over N500 million at fundraising for Abba Kabir

By Ismail Auwal The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP)on Sunday night realised a total of N511, 257, 000 from the fundraising dinner organised for the...

BREAKING: Supreme Court declares Ahmed Lawan as APC candidate for Yobe North

By Aminu Kutama The Supreme Court has affirmed Ahmed Lawan as the authentic Candidate of Yobe North Senatorial District for the All Progressives Congress (APC). In...

Naira redesign: El-Rufai, Matawalle, Bello drag FG to Supreme Court

By Aminu Kutama The governors of Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara states have dragged the Federal Government before the Supreme Court, seeking a restraining order to...

Over a hundred people confirmed dead as earthquake rattles Turkey, Syria

By News Desk A magnitude of 7.8 earthquake hit southeast Turkey and Syria early Monday, killing no fewer than 100 people and toppled buildings. The toll...

Residents foil gunmen attack on Kachako

By Aminu Kutama Suspected Gunmen have attacked Kachako town of Takai Local  Government in Kano and abducted a businessman of the town, Alhaji Sabo Mai...

Why we can’t stoop to Elrufai’s level—Northern elders

By Ismail Auwal The Northern Elders Forum ( NEF) has said that it would not reply Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s vituperation against the elders of the...

Kano witnesses spike in phone snatching, thuggery

By Ismail Auwal Barely few weeks to the general election, Kano city has started witnessing rising incidents of phone snatching by gangs who attack unsuspecting...

Breaking news:  Governor Badaru approves appointment of Sanusi as Emir of Dutse

By Ismail Auwal Jigawa State Governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar on Sunday  approved the appointment of Alhaji Muhammad Hameem Nuhu Sanusi, as the new Emir Dutse. According...

Pakistan’s Musharraf dies at 79

By Aminu Kutama Pakistan’s exiled former military ruler Pervez Musharraf died in a Dubai hospital on Sunday aged 79 after a long illness, the army...

Obi defends CBN on Naira redesign

By Aminu Kutama Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), says the currency redesign policy the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) comes...

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