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Nigeria’s Unity Is Sacrosanct, Says Emir of Kano



BgiMog5IgAESGjUThe Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, on Saturday said the unity of Nigeria remains sacrosanct as he pledges that the traditional institution will continue to work toward keeping the country united.

The Emir spoke when President Goodluck Jonathan paid him homage in his palace in Kano.

The President was in Kano on an official visit to the Emir, who had taken ill and was recuperating.

Welcoming the President to his palace, the Emir, who spoke through an interpreter, said that “Nigeria is one and the Emirate will work with other traditional institutions to keep it indivisible”.

He commended the Jonathan administration for the efforts at keeping the country at peace despite daunting security challenges. He noted that nothing could be greater than peaceful co-existence and tranquility in the society.

Mr. Bayero thanked the president and the federal government for the solidarity and support during his travail and ill health. He assured the President of his support and that of the emirate in steering Nigeria.

Mr. Jonathan said he was in Kano to pay homage to the traditional ruler and to thank the emirate for the efforts at keeping Kano State peaceful.

He said his administration was always open to receive wise counsel and advice from the traditional institutions. He wished the Emir good health and called on him to continue to guide and encourage the political leadership.

Speaking to journalists at the palace shortly after the visit, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and a Kano Prince, Lamido Sanusi, said the Emir’s message was instructive and supportive.

“The position of the Emir is very clear. He is always praying for peaceful co-existence. The Emir said this is one country, one indivisible nation with one president.

“He said they will continue to support the president as he continues to work and create an environment in which every Nigeria will feel he belongs.

“I am sure that the message is encouraging and it is a message of support, prayers for peace and development and also for the unity and serenity of this country”, he said.

Earlier on arrival at the Aminu Kano international Airport, the president and his entourage was received by a state delegation led by the state Deputy Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.


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Amotekun: Oyo Releases List Of Successful Applicants



Amotekun: Oyo Releases List Of Successful Applicants
Amotekun: Oyo releases list of successful applicants

Amotekun Operation vehicles

The Oyo State Government has released the list of successful applicants for Amotekun Corps in the State.

The process of documentation for successful applicants is billed to commence on Tuesday at the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education.

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This was contained in a statement made available by the State Commandant of the Amotekun Corps, Colonel Olayinka Olayanju on Saturday.

He indicated that all candidates are to check their names at their various local government headquarters or online through the Oyo State job portal.


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Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack



Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack
Zamfara Governor Commiserates With Victims Of Bandit Attack

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has commiserated with families of victims of the attack on citizens of Gidan Goga community by armed bandits.

The Governor assured that what is happening in terms of banditry attacks is not a security lapse but a momentary hiccup that will not be allowed to last.

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He said the attack further exposed the desperation of the bandits who are experiencing heavy pressure from the offensive launched by security operatives in recent times.

“I want to assure our law obedient citizens of Zamfara State that the experience we are undergoing will not last. The bandits are experiencing our sustained pressure which they have reacted through cowardly and desperate attacks on innocent citizens,” Matawalle observed.

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First celebrity Limited Edition Smartphone in Sub Sahara Africa: Davido Special Edition of Infinix NOTE 8



Over the last few weeks, Infinix has floated its candy before the eyes of tech enthusiast intensifying their craving for the soon to be released device. Through several social media posts, Infinix has hinted on the imminent release of the NOTE 8 and we all can’t wait for the device to hit the shelves.

Although the proposed date for the launch in its initial teaser videos and banners have passed without
any launch, we have reasons to believe that the launch will take place sometimes this month.

However, here’s a more interesting news. Infinix is set to be the first smart phone company in sub Sahara Africa to launch a limited edition device with a celebrity. A special edition of the NOTE 8 will be released alongside the primal version of the NOTE 8 and the NOTE 8i. The special edition is  signed by Infinix’s brand ambassador David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

The available stock for the special Davido-signed edition is limited. However, interested shoppers can
get one for themselves at exclusive SLOT outlets nationwide and on their website Here. Exciting free
gifts are also available if you’re among the lucky few to buy this device while stocks last.

The Infinix NOTE 8 is targeted at the mid-to-high-end market segment and it comes with several
interesting features. The device on-boards a super-fast processor – the MediaTek Helio G80
processor, which supports ultra-fast gaming speed, stable graphics in-game, easy multi-tasking as
well as an all-round optimal performance.

The device also sports six cameras in total. It comes with a dual selfie camera which is cut out from its
super-wide 6.95inches screen. On the back, the NOTE 8 crams a 64MP super night shot camera for
amazing night shot photographs and other photography needs.

Many of Infinix loyalists and smartphone enthusiasts are already clearing their carts and lining up in
preparation for the launch of the Infinix NOTE 8. Now that there’s a special Davido edition in sight, the
queue might just be doubling up.

To stay ahead of interested shoppers and ensure that you’re one of the first to get your hands on this
special edition of the NOTE 8, follow Infinix on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @Infinixnigeria.

You can also join their community of young and vibrant fans on XClub via the app on your Infinix
device or click on this link to download the app if you’re a non Infinix user.

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