Yakubu Shendam

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Plateau speaker, Nuhu, impeached

The Speaker of Plateau State House Assembly, Hon Abok Ayuba Nuhu, has been impeached. He was replaced with Sanda Yakubu, who hails from Pingana constituency of Bassa Local Government Area of the state.  Sixteen out of the 24 members of the assembly voted in favour of the impeachment at plenary …

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Soldier Admits Role In Killing Of Thomas Sankara

A former army private admitted at a trial on Tuesday that he had helped transport a hit squad to assassinate Burkina Faso’s revolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara, 34 years ago. The trial unfolding at a military court in Ouagadougou is being closely followed by the Burkinabe public, many of whom hope …

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Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over a virtual Federal Executive Council meeting at the conference room of the First Lady’s office, State House Abuja. The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is away in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, attending the 5th Edition of Future Investment Initiative Summit. Those physically …

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Banditry: Niger Gov Solicits Military Operation

The governor of Niger state in North central Nigeria, Abubakar Sani Bello has said that there is the need for intensive simultaneous Military air and ground operation against bandits operating in the state and other states in the region.  Bello also said that the battle against the criminal elements must not only sustained but also be extended simultaneously …

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