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Nigerian Religions And The Control Of Women


This opinion piece is in response to the recent remarks made by Abubakar Usman Almajiri concerning President Muhammadu Buhari‘s appointment of Aisha Ahmad (pictured above) as deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Almajiri, on his Facebook page, claimed the ...

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Late Audu’s Widow May Emerge As Kogi Deputy Governor


Rumours are making rounds that Aisha Audu, the widow of late Prince Abubakar Audu, may be picked as the deputy governor of newly-elected governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello. These reports are coming following earlier suggestions that the late politician’s ...

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Deputy Governor Funmilayo Olayinka Of Ekiti Sick With Cancer

Several government sources in Ekiti State have confirmed to SaharaReporters that Deputy Governor Funmilayo Olayinka is seriously sick. Two of the sources told SaharaReporters that Mrs. Olayinka has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The deputy governor’s prolonged absence from public ...

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Imo Deputy Governor Impeached, Madumere Replaces Him


The members of the Imo State Assembly yesterday voted overwhelmingly to impeach the state’s deputy governor, Jude Agbaso. A correspondent of SaharaReporters disclosed that 25 out of 26 state legislators voted for Mr. Agbaso’s impeachment. Following the impeachment, the state ...

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Fire At Lagos Deputy Governor’s House

There was a fire scare on Sunday at the official residence of the Lagos State Deputy Governor, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire. It was gathered that the fire started at the boys’ quarter of the resident after an electrical spark. Officials of ...

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Kaduna Swears In Bajoga As Deputy Governor

Nuhu Bajoga was sworn-in today as the new Deputy Governor of Kaduna State by the state Chief Judge, Justice Rahila Cudjoe, at Hassan Usman Katsina House, Kawo, Kaduna. The swearing-in followed his confirmation by the state House of Assembly on ...

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Mukhtar Ramalan Yero Sworn In As Kaduna State Governor

Deputy Governor Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has been sworn in today, as the new governor of Kaduna State, following the death of  Governor Patrick Yakowa in an ill-fated helicopter crash on Saturday. In Kaduna, hundreds of mourners are streaming into the ...

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Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor Has Been Sworn In

The first female Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom  State,  Barrister Valerie Ebe was sworn in on Saturday. This follows 3 days after the outgone deputy governor, Mr. Nsima Ekere resigned last Wednesday. Valerie is the first woman in the 25-year history ...

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Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor Resigns

   Mr. Nsima Ekere AKWA Ibom State Deputy Governor, Mr. Nsima Ekere, on Wednesday resigned his position with immediate effect and without official explanation. His Chief Press Secretary, Inemesit Ina, in a statement, said Ekere resigned “on personal grounds” and ...

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Taraba Deputy Governor Impeached

Impeached Governor Danladi The Taraba State House of Assembly has impeached Deputy Governor of  Taraba state, Sanni Abubakar Danladi. 20 out of 24 members of the house voted for his impeachment. The allegations levelled against the impeached deputy governor include ...

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