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Flood destroys 585 houses in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State

A late night flood has destroyed no fewer than 585 houses in seven towns of Wurno Local Government of Sokoto State. The Chairman of the local government council, Alhaji Abdulkadir Jelani, disclosed this in Wurno town, Headquarters of the local government on Saturday, when he addressed newsmen. Jelani said that the tragedy occurred as a […]

God is source of my power – Prophet T. B. Joshua

Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations

T.B. Joshua, the Supreme pastor of The Synagogue Church of All Nations reveals what many do not know about his background in this interview with TheNEWS magazine. Many people are confused and they keep asking the question, what is the source of your power? There are critics who keep saying you use demonic or occult […]

80 killed, 230 wounded in Kabul suicide attack


At least 80 people have been killed and 230 wounded in a double suicide attack at a demonstration in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, according to officials from the public health ministry. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group claimed responsibility for the blasts, which targeted members of the country’s […]

Sudan edge out Nigeria 4-3 in Africa U-20 Nations Cup qualifier

Nigeria's squad for African-U20-Championship

Sudan edge out Nigeria 4-3 in Africa U-20 Nations Cup qualifier. Details soon.

Heavy rain disrupts Imo re-run elections

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman

The re-run elections organised in Imo North Senatorial District and three state constituencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday were partially disrupted by heavy rainfall. The exercise had barely lasted for less than three hours in some areas before the heavy downpour thereby discouraging prospective voters to participate in the electorate process. […]

CBN directs banks to sell forex to BDCs

Godwin Emefiele, CBN governor

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed agent banks to approved international money transfer operators to sell foreign currency accruing from inward money remittances to licenced Bureau De Change operators (BDCs). The directive is in a circular with reference number, “TED/FEM/ FPC/GEN/01/004, dated July 22, 2016 and posted on its Website’’. The circular by […]

Fire razes shops at Sabon Gari market Kano

FILE PHOTO: Sabon Gari Market in Kano on fire

An early morning fire on Saturday destroyed shops at Sabon-Gari Market, Kano. This is the second fire incident in the last four months with the first destroying hundreds of shops and property worth billions of Naira. Eyewitness said the fire, which affected shops belonging to meat, fish and vegetables sellers, started around 5 a.m. Men […]

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