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    Banditry: Buhari approves joint military, police operation in north-west

Banditry: Buhari approves joint military, police operation in north-west

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a joint operation involving the military and police force to tackle banditry in the north-west region. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. Shehu, who called for calm in the state and other parts of the north-west region, said "Operation Accord", which was launched three weeks ago, would be improved with the deployment [...]

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    ‘She had no heartbeat’ — Kim Kardashian recounts miscarriage scare while carrying North’s pregnancy

‘She had no heartbeat’ — Kim Kardashian recounts miscarriage scare while carrying North’s pregnancy

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    IN DETAIL: North-west gets 10 senior portfolios, south-west 5, south-east 3

IN DETAIL: North-west gets 10 senior portfolios, south-west 5, south-east 3

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted  his cabinet of 44 portfolios - but there is a certain "familiarity" about the composition.  Hinging on zonal distribution, some regions have more junior ministerial positions than others, just as another region takes a large slice of the senior positions. Out of the 44  positions, the north-west alone, Buhari's zone, has 10 senior ministerial portfolios (including the [...]

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    North-west governors grant amnesty to bandits 

North-west governors grant amnesty to bandits 

Bandits, cattle rustlers have been granted amnesty by governors in the north-west.  This was disclosed by Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina state, who read a communiqué issued at the end of a one-day security and reconciliation meeting with security agents, vigilante, volunteer groups, herdsmen and farmers on Thursday in Katsina. Over the months, many lives have been lost in clashes between farmers [...]

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    Group asks APC to zone house of reps speaker to north-central

Group asks APC to zone house of reps speaker to north-central

The North-Central Elders Forum has rejected the zoning of the speaker of house of representatives to the south-west. President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the ruling party have agreed on the choice of Femi Gbajabiamila from the south-west. But addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, the group urged the ruling party to zone the position to the north-west, saying the zone is [...]

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    PDP: Atiku’s Kano crowd shows Buhari has lost the north-west

PDP: Atiku’s Kano crowd shows Buhari has lost the north-west

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO) says the Kano mammoth crowd that welcomed Atiku Abubakar its presidential candidate on Sunday is evidence that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost support in the north-west. Kano is believed to be a stronghold of Buhari where he secured his highest number of 1.9 million votes in 2015 election. The governor, Abubakar Ganjude, had promised [...]

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    We have tried Buhari but he failed, says Saraki

We have tried Buhari but he failed, says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says Nigerians have tried President Muhammadu Buhari and he has failed the country. Saraki said this at the kick off of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign in Sokoto state. He asked the people of the north-west state to be ready to cast their votes for the PDP presidential candidate. "Today is a great day, today we are [...]

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    El-Rufai: North-west states as backward as Afghanistan

El-Rufai: North-west states as backward as Afghanistan

Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna state governor, on Thursday, said that some states in Nigeria's north-west region were as backward as Afghanistan. Speaking at the Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit, he said such states were backward in terms of education, health care and opportunities. El-Rufai said the northern region had major challenges which its leaders have to tackle. The governor noted that if the challenges [...]

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    North-west reps: Nigerians can’t afford to lose Buhari in 2019

North-west reps: Nigerians can’t afford to lose Buhari in 2019

House of representatives members from the north-west geo-political zone believe President Muhammadu Buhari should stay in office beyond 2019. Speaking to journalists after a caucus meeting late Wednesday, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, leader of the group, said Buhari had achieved a lot, particularly in the area of security. The lawmakers also passed a vote of confidence on the Buhari administration and the leadership of [...]

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    Kim Kardashian is pregnant

Kim Kardashian is pregnant

The world’s biggest reality star Kim Kardashian has revealed that she's expecting her second child with hip hop husband Kanye West. Kim made the revelation on the latest episode of the reality show and the clip was aired as a ‘super-tease’ following last night’s mid-season finale of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The clip shows Kim hearing the exciting news during a [...]

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    Kim Kardashian to marry for the third time!

Kim Kardashian to marry for the third time!

Reality TV star, Kim Kardashian, and her rapper fiance, Kanye West, will finally walk down the aisle today, May 24, 2014 in Florence, Italy. The couple, their family members and friends arrived Paris earlier in the week for the wedding; and until yesterday, more guests were still making their way to the romantic city for Kimye's wedding. This will be Kim's third marriage but Kanye's first. [...]

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