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Rayyan Alhassan

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Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.

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First Nation Airways suspended indefinitely

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Kaduna LG polls: El-Rufai announces restriction of movement

The Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday announced restriction of movement on Saturday for the conduct of local government election in the state. A...

Again, El-Rufai invokes Quranic verses to curse 3 Kaduna Senators

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has taken his spat between the three Senators in the state to the next level over their refusal to support his proposed loan from the World Bank.

SSANU calls on Nigerian security service chiefs to address incessant killings

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has called on the security service chiefs in the country to take stringent measures against incessant...

Witness reveals how Ex-NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu, concealed $9.7m, £74,000

Sambo Maina, a prosecution witness in case of money laundering and false declaration of assets involving a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian...

Within 2 years, Nigeria records $24.1bn foreign investment – NIPC

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, NIPC, Yewande Sadiku, said Nigeria has recorded a total of 24.1 billion dollars foreign investment in the last two years.

BREAKING: Senate vows to punish Police IG for ignoring lawmakers’ third summon

Again, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has failed to appear before the Senate for the third time within a month.

JUST IN: Another set of female suicide bombers kills selves in Maiduguri

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Damien Chukwu, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Maiduguri, said the incident occurred around 5:30 a.m.

Peace Corps: Nigerian govt insists on squeezing out N1.4bn recruitment scam from Akor

The Federal Government is prosecuting Mr Akor on an amended 13-count charge bordering on his alleged involvement in N1.4billion recruitment scam.

Kano govt to modernise Kwari market to standard

The Kano State Government said that it would restructure Kwari Market to sanitize and improve trading activities to world standard.

UPDATED: Sen Umaru, Gov Bello bicker over stop-work order on Piggery road

DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the rehabilitation was a federal project facilitated by Mr Umaru but the governor ordered contractors handling the project to stop works immediately, a development that angered the Senator.

Birnin Gwari: Death toll rises to 71

Thirteen more bodies in the latest attack on Gwaska village of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area have recovered and buried on Monday. Local community leaders...

Finally, Sen Hunkuyi breaks silence on El-Rufai’s insults

Mr El-Rufai had accused the three Senators of barracking the approval of a $350m World Bank loan to the state, a development that angered the governor to describe the lawmakers as ‘useless’ and ‘enemies of democracy’.

Coalition of 15 Nupe youths slam Sen Mustapha Sani over non-performance

The Senator representing Niger South, Mustapha Sani, has not made any impact in his zone since he assumed office in 2015, a coalition of 15 Nupe youth associations claimed.

INEC spent only N100m on Senator Melaye’s failed recall — Prof. Yakubu

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, on Friday said only N100m was spent on the failed attempt to recall a...

BREAKING: Buhari leaves London for Nigeria after “technical stopover”

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari "has just left London for Nigeria" after technical stopover in the British capital.

Buhari makes “technical stopover” in London

President Muhammadu Buhari will delay his return journey to Nigeria after state visit to United States of America. Mr Buhari, who travelled to the United...

Kano university students riot after local life savers failed to save drowning student

Students of Kano State University of Science and Technology, KUST Wudil on Wednesday rioted and barricaded Wudil-Gaya road in Kano State. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that...

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