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Boko Haram: Open Letter to Borno People

Boko Haram: Open Letter to Borno People

“Fear a tumult which will affect those who caused it as well as the innocent ones…” Quran Chapter Anfal 8:25 I have deliberately quoted the above verse from the Quran, the Holy Book of Islam since the majority of Borno People are Muslims without ignoring the fact that there are …

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Buhari mourns Sokoto lawmaker, Wamakko

President Buhari on Sunday commiserated with the government and people of Sokoto State over the death of a member of the House of Representatives, representing Kware/Wamakko Federal Constituency, Abdullahi Wamakko. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President extended condolences to …

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Fire destroys Sokoto old market

Goods worth millions of Naira were on Friday night destroyed by fire at a section of the Sokoto Old Market. Dozens of shops containing assorted food stuff, cooking oil, detergents and other household items were consumed by the fire. A similar incident occurred on July 24, 2016 at the textile …

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Meningitis kills 21 in Sokoto

The death toll as a result of the meningitis epidemic in Sokoto State has now risen to 21. The State Health Commissioner, Dr Balarabe Kakale, confirmed this in an interview with NAN in Sokoto on Sunday, as he gave an update on the state of high alert declared by the …

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Health Minister: Outbreak of new disease now in Nigeria

The Federal Government says it has deployed epidemiologists and vaccines to arrest the outbreak of a new a strain of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in parts of the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja that the new …

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