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January 15, 2019 1:14 PM BREAKING: Buhari, IGP Idris, Adamu meet in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, and his likely successor, Assistant Inspector General, AIG, Mohammed Adamu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to Vanguard, the outgoing IGP and Adamu came in the same vehicle NPF 01 Mercedes Benz black colour 696

January 9, 2019 5:49 PM Ganduje swears in new five commissioners in Kano

The commissioners, who had been screened by the State House of Assembly, took their oath of office before thousands of supporters at the Coronation Hall, Government House, NAN reports. ‎Ganduje congratulated all the new commissioners on their appointment and tasked them not to betray the trust of the people. The newly sworn-in commissioners were: Mukhtari 142

January 5, 2019 11:47 AM Hamza Abdullahi: Ganduje, Lamido, senators, monarchs present as late Kano gov’s corpse is buried

The remains of former Military Governor of old Kano State, late AVM Hamza Abdullahi, were laid to rest in Kano. Late Abdullahi’s corpse was received by Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Hadejia, Alhaji Adamu Maje and other top government functionaries around 8 p.m.‎ yesterday. The corpse was conveyed to Emir’s palace by a Nigeria 114

December 20, 2018 1:05 PM Senate confirms Owasanoye, eight others as ICPC Chairman, members [Full list]

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye as the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). They are: Grace Chinda from Delta, Okolo Titus (Enugu), Obiora Igwedebia (Anambra), Olubukola Balogun (Lagos) and Justice Adamu Bello (Katsina). The other members are: Hannatu Muhammed 87

December 6, 2018 7:03 AM Yobe APC inaugurates 7-man reconciliatory committee

The Yobe State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday inaugurated the party’s reconciliation committee in Damaturu, the state capital. The party state chairman, Alhaji Adamu Chilariye said, “It is a well known fact that no election comes and goes without disagreements. “It is as a result of these differences that, we realised the need to nib the bud as the party 57

December 2, 2018 8:48 PM 2019 presidency: Atiku makes 3 new appointments

The presidebtial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has appointed three youths and a woman as his aides. Atiku’s pokesperson, Paul Ibe, disclosed this in a statement to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. The new appointees of the former Vice President are: Dr Ahmed Adamu, Special Assistant (Youth and Strategy); Aliyu Bin Abbas 69

November 29, 2018 3:03 PM Gov. Gaidam proposes N91.6bn as 2019 budget

The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam Thursday presented before the State House of Assembly the sum of N91,647,597,000 as appropriation bill for the 2019 fiscal year. The budget showed a decreased of N534,739,000 from last year’s budget of N92,182,336,000 billion. Governor Gaidam, while addressing the House of Assembly chaired by the speaker Adamu 90

November 29, 2018 1:47 PM BREAKING: Court sends SUBEB Chairman to 41 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State, has sentenced the Chairman of the state Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Murtala Adamu Jengebe to 41-year in imprisonment. Nigerian leading anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) disclosed this via its official Twitter handle, @officialEFCC on Thursday 60

November 29, 2018 9:19 AM JAMB now ‘free of pythons, anacondas’ – Shehu Sani reacts to reduction of NECO fees

The senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, on Thursday reacted to Federal Government’s reduction of the cost of application forms for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB. Recall that the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, had yesterday announced the reduction of fee after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting 56

November 13, 2018 5:13 PM Teenage female suicide bomber arrested in Borno

The Nigeria Army on Tuesday said its troops have arrested a teenage female suicide bomber while attempting to infiltrate into Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The suspect simply identified as Shaidatu Adamu, confessed that she was on a suicide mission in Maiduguri. The statement read, “Troops of 251 Task Force Battalion Maiduguri have arrested a female 59