By Ummi Ismaeel
Niger State former governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has lost his elder brother, Alhaji Usman Aliyu Zinda.
The late Aliyu Zinda died in the early hours of Thursday after brief illness at an Abuja hospital.

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, September 2, announced that Muslims would observe the Eid el-Kabir on Monday, September 12.

Officials in Nigeria’s war-torn northeast are rebuilding damaged schools and moving displaced people out of classrooms in an effort to get students who were disrupted by years of Boko Haram violence back to their studies.

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, has set up a committee to work with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)’s ‘Zero Oil’ Plan initiative of the Federal Government.


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