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NOUN to matriculate students Saturday

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will on Saturday matriculate 13,943 students. . A statement issued by the spokesman of the university, Ibrahim Sheme, said the 16th matriculation ceremony will be holding simultaneously at NOUN’s 78 study centres across the country. He noted that this year’s ceremony was a…

Kannywood actor Ahlan Sheriff suffers horrific injuries after knife attack

A popular Kannywood actor, Sheriff Ahlan, was on Saturday in Kano taken to hospital after being assaulted by persons suspected to be thugs. The incident occurred in the evening around Kabuga Janbulo quarters along the Bayero University, Kano new site where the actor resides. A source close to Mr. Ahlan…

KANNYWOOD SPECIAL: New MOPPAN leadership grapples with challenges after acrimonious elections

The new Executive Council members of the Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, MOPPAN, are trying to come to terms with the daunting nature of the many challenges facing the association they were last week elected to lead for the next two years. This is in spite of the fact…

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Katsina govt under Shema had over 100 bank accounts – Governor Masari

The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has disclosed that the administration of his predecessor, Ibrahim Shema, operated over 100 savings accounts in various banks. Mr. Masari made this known on Sunday at an interactive session with the state’s indigenes living in Abuja at Shehu Yar’Adua Conference Centre, Abuja. The governor…

Another Nigerian lawmaker attacked by irate mob, house ransacked

About one week after protesters attacked lawmakers and other public officials at a political event in Katsina, another lawmaker has been attacked. Protesters on Sunday disrupted a political gathering convened by a member of the House of Representatives, Mohammed Gololo (APC-Bauchi), in his ancestral Gololo village of Gamawa Local Government…

INTERVIEW: Mob Attacks: Nigerian politicians sitting on time bomb – Former Senator

Ibrahim Ida represented Katsina State in the Senate between 2007 and 2011 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. As a civil servant, he rose to the position of permanent secretary in the Ministry of Defence, Economic Affairs office in the Presidency and the Petroleum Trust Fund, PTF. In…