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Friday, August 9th, 2019


Commercial drivers block Kaduna-Abuja highway in protest

Travellers for Eid el-Kabir stranded on the Kaduna-Abuja Highway as motorists protest the alleged killing of a commercial bus driver by policemen on Friday. Photo: The Nation. Thousands of Motorists have been trapped for hours as Drivers of articulated vehicles block both lanes of the Abuja-Kaduna highway. According to reports, the road was blocked following the death of one driver who was allegedly shot by a policeman for refusal to give two thousand naira bribe. Eyewitnesses said the deceased, a J5 driver, was shot around midnight at a checkpoint inRead More

President Buhari leaves for Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday left Abuja for his home state, Katsina State. The President left the Presidential Villa shortly after the Jumaat prayer. He will remain in Daura, Katsina state throughout the duration of the Eid-el-Kabir break.