• How Not To Be A Statesman

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    If scholars are looking for a real case study as to how tactlessness and know-it-all attitude can throw a man off his Olympian height, they should look no further than Nigeria’s General Olusegun Obasanjo. For much of his life, he was strangely favoured by providence. For a folk whose birth date remains uncertain, the former…

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    Kano Will Be Great Under Emir Sanusi – Gov Kwankwaso

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    Giving the vast Islamic knowledge and wealth of experience of the new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II as its new Emir, Kano State governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has expressed optimism that great reform will be witnessed in Kano. According to a statement made available to LEADERSHIP and signed by his Director of Press…

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    Probe Calls For 3 Govs’ Suspension, Ardo Tells CDS

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    A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Adamawa State and one-time lecturer at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Dr Umar Ardo has urged the chief of defence staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh to investigate comments credited to an unnamed serving military officer calling for the suspension of democratically elected governors and lawmakers. Ardo who stated…

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    Bollywood, Kano To Establish Film Institute

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    Stakeholders in the Indian film industry, Bollywood, have expressed interest in supporting the government of Kano State towards actualising a film institute for the state at Bagauda. According to a statement signed and made available to LEADERSHIP by the director of Press and Public Relation to the executive governor of Kano State, Halilu I. Dantiye,…

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    1,000 Killed In Boko Haram Conflicts This Year – NEMA

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    More than 1,000 people have been killed so far this year in three states in north-eastern Nigeria worst hit by the Boko Haram violence, according to the country’s main relief organisation. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) figures are the starkest indication yet of the increase in bloodshed in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe that have…

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    Shema Expresses Satisfaction Over N220bn Provided For Small Businesses

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    The Katsina State governor, Ibrahim Shema, has expressed satisfaction over the N220 billion micro, small and medium enterprises development fund made available for small businesses in the state. The governor, represented by the state commissioner of finance and special adviser on small scale industries stated this during a sensitisation workshop for state governments and other…

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