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Sule Lamido is somebody I can trust – Jonathan
Wednesday, 22 October 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital said state governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party would continue to dictate what happens in the party until its delegates’ pattern was changed.

The President spoke at a stakeholders’ interactive meeting after inaugurating the Dutse International Airport.

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President Jonathan felicitates with Uduaghan as he clocks 60
Wednesday, 22 October 2014

President Goodluck Jonathan has extended a congratulatory message to the Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan who clocks 60 today.

In the letter, the President lauded his exemplary dedication to the service of the state and Nigeria, and also wished him well in the coming years.

On behalf of my family, the government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I write to express warm felicitations to you on the glorious occasion of your 60th birthday anniversary.

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Why I want to govern Kaduna – El Rufai
Wednesday, 22 October 2014

former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nasir El-Rufai, has said he joined the governorship race in his home state, Kaduna, because of the level of decay there.

In a statement on Monday, Mr. El-Rufai, who is running on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, lamented that the state, which used to be a point of reference, was now lagging behind other states, including those recently created.

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APC petitions Jonathan, Police IG over Asari-Dokubo’s threat against Lai Mohammed
Wednesday, 22 October 2014

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has petitioned President Goodluck Jonathan and the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, urging their intervention after ex-militant leader, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, threatened violence on Lai Mohammed, the party’s spokesperson.

Mr. Asari-Dokubo told PREMIUM TIMES in an exclusive interview last week that he intends to take legal action against Mr. Mohammed for accusing him of being one of two Nigerians who ferried a contentious $9.3 million arms money to South Africa.

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Buhari’s loyalists ask Atiku to withdraw from presidential race
Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Some loyalists of a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, have asked a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, to withdraw from the presidential race and support the aspiration of Mr. Buhari.

The call came on the same day a renowned Islamic Cleric, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, asked the former head of state not to contest the February 2015 presidential election.

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13 Truckloads of Beer Destroyed in Kano by Hisbah PDF Print E-mail
Written by Rawlings Moba   
Friday, 17 July 2009

ImageThe Hisbah board in Kano has destroyed thirteen truckloads of assorted alcoholic drinks consisting of 7280 cartoons and 1002 bottles of different brands of beer.

The drinks are accumulated confiscation made by the Shari’a enforcing agency over the last three months in the state. This is following the outlawed distribution and sale of beer in the state based on the reintroduction of the Shari’a legal code.

 

During the ceremony held in Kano city, the Deputy Commander General of Hisbah in charge of special service, Mallam Ali Aliyu Abubakar said the feat was achieved through the close vigilance on vehicles coming to the state by his men.

He said, with intense surveillance, the Hisbah corps are giving a tough time for deviant beer sellers who want to sneak with the outlawed product to the state through any available means. The deputy commander, explained that the distributors have now schemed a new way of smuggling beer to the state to beat the agency.

Speaking during the event, Commander General of the Hisbah guards, Malam Ibrahim Muazzam Maibushira disclosed that thousands of beer cartoons were confiscated by the Hisbah corps in compliance of ban on alcohol in the state maintaining that most have been presented for judgment while thousand bottles were destroyed in similar operations.

The drinks were crushed by a heavy-duty caterpillar. 
   

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