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Kano-Niger Republic rail line: PDP, CSOs, others attack FG as FEC approves $1.96bn project

 248-km rail to link Kano, Katsina, Jigawa states to Maradi, Niger Republic It’s a misplaced priority amid fuel price, electricity tariff hikes – PDP, others By Olalekan Adetayo, John Alechenu, Friday Olokor, Samson Folarin and Joseph Olaoluwa  The Federal Government on Wednesday approved a $1,959,744,723.71 contract for a rail line that would link Nigeria to Niger Republic.

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Five children killed in Katsina bomb blast

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the death of 5 people, following a bomb explosion at a farm in Yammama village, Malumfashi Local Government area of the state.   Kastina Police Spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah said 5 children were killed in the explosion while six others were injured in the blast which occurred at about 11:30 am on Saturday July 18.   Isah revealed …

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Coronavirus: Katsina government lifts ban on Friday prayers

The Katsina State Government has lifted a ban on Friday prayers, following a stakeholders meeting with religious leaders, traditional rulers and security agencies.   In a statement released by the Secretary to the State Government Dr. Mustapha Inuwa, Imams were admonished to avoid prolonged sermons in order to discharge their followers within short period.   It is also expected that the state government …

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