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Kaduna government confirms receiving names of nominees for Emir of Zazzau position

The Kaduna state government has confirmed receiving a list of nominees for the position of emir of Zazzau which became vacant on Sunday September 25, following the death of Shehu Idris who was appointed in 1975.   Kingmakers have now submitted names of Princes from three of the four dynastic lines of the emirate.   Balarabe Lawal, the secretary to the state government in …

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Nigerians are dying in Sahara desert and Mediterranean due to trafficking – NAPTIP

The National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP) has raised an alarm of Nigerians dying in Sahara desert and Mediterranean due to trafficking.   Director General of the agency, Julie Okah-Donli who revealed this during the inauguration of the state task force on human trafficking in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state said over 20,000 Nigerians were victims of trafficking in Mali alone in 2018.   …

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Abia government directs schools to resume on September 28

The Abia state government has directed schools in the state to resume on September 28 for completion of the third term of the 2019/2020 academic session.   The state’s Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu made the announcement after the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting. He further revealed that schools are expected to conduct a one-week revision class to prepare pupils for the promotion …

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