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  • Gov. Al-Makura’s Focus On Infrastructure In Nasarawa

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      In this piece, MUAZU ELAZEH writes that the current administration of Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura appears to have focused well on addressing the infrastructural deficits in Nasarawa state. Snce its creation in 1996, Nasarawa state which has had the fortune of being governed by two military administrators and three civilian governors, including the incumbent…

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  • Gov. Al-Makura’s Focus On Infrastructure In Nasarawa

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      In this piece, MUAZU ELAZEH writes that the current administration of Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura appears to have focused well on addressing the infrastructural deficits in Nasarawa state. Since its creation in 1996, Nasarawa state which has had the fortune of being governed by two military administrators and three civilian governors, including the incumbent…

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  • Nigerians Should Support This Govt Or Kiss The Country Goodbye – Sagay

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    Professor Itsay Sagay is a constitutional lawyer, known for his forthrightness and relentless stand against corruption. In the present government, he chairs the Presidential Committee on Anti-corruption. Sagay bares his mind on some burning national issues to Muazu Elazeh. What is your take on the current anti-corruption war by this administration? Fantastic. It’s the best…

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  • A Peep Into Katsina’s Human Trafficking Highways

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    Although Katsina has no fewer than six recognized border points and countless other illegal ones, Kongolam and Babban Mutum borders appears to be appealing for traffickers who regularly “ferry” their victims through the border posts in the state, MUAZU ELAZEH, report. From January this year to date, the Katsina State command of Nigerian  Immigration Service…

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  • Katsina: Relieve For Victims Of Cattle Rustling Attacks

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    Displaced by persistent cattle rustling attacks, some residents of some of the worst hit communities in Faskari LG of Katsina state have been forced to live in camps. In this report, MUAZU ELAZEH writes that succour came their way recently when the lawmaker representing the area donated relieve materials to them. Succour finally came the…

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  • State Governments ‘ll Ruin Mining – NMGS

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    As the nation shift its focus to exploring the vast untapped mineral resources, the Nigerian Mining and Geo-sciences Society (NGMS) has warned against allowing state governments to handle mining activities. Some state governors have repeatedly noted that their inability to issue licences for mining exploration and prospecting was impeding effective mining activities in their respective…

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  • Alarming Statistics Of Malnutrition In The States

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    Recently, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) raises alarm over the worrisome state of malnutrition in the country. In this piece, Muazu Elazeh observes that the laxity on the part of states could be a contributing factor. Most states across the country, including those worse hit by the menace of malnutrition, are not according deserved…

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  • How Cash Crunch Marred Sallah Celebration

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    Eid-El-Fitri is usually a day celebrated with pomp and pageantry especially in view of the fact that it is the first day that Muslims unwind after going through the rigours of observing the month-long Ramadan fasting. Muazu Elazeh (Katsina), Sam Egwu (Lokoja), Joshua Dada (Osun), Alo Abiola (Ado Ekiti), Patrick Ochoga (Benin City), Yahya Sarki,…

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  • Katsina To Invest In Youth Development

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    Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari has said that the state would continue to invest in youth development. Addressing instructors and no fewer than 500 trainees of 2016 Youths’ Life Skills and Vocational Entrepreneur Development Programme of the state, Masari said concerted efforts would be made to aggressively pursue youth empowerment programmes and policies. He…

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  • NBA Decry Lack Of SAN In Katsina  

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     The Katsina state chapter of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has expressed worry over the lack of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in the state. Speaking during a courtesy visit on the state commissioner of Justice, the new NBA chairman, Abubakar Muhammad, said the state was yet to have a SAN because lawyers in the…

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