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October 17, 2018 2:49 PM Gunmen kill 2 policemen, civilian in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the killing of two policemen and a civilian by unknown gunmen along Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway in Kakuri area of the State. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that the officers who were on foot patrol were killed in the early hours of Wednesday 22

October 14, 2018 9:47 AM Tambuwal’s convoy attacked, one killed

The Police Command in Sokoto State has confirmed the death of one person as a result of stray bullets fired when hoodlums allegedly attacked Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s motorcade in Sokoto on Saturday. The command’s spokesperson, DSP Cordelia Nwawe, told newsmen that one other person who was injured during the incident had been hospitalised. The governor was received 22

October 14, 2018 9:00 AM 2019: Shehu asks court to stop Makarfi, Hunkuyi from contesting PDP Kaduna North Senatorial ticket

Ahmad Rufai Shehu (Ubale), the only party member who obtained the nomination form for Kaduna North Senatorial District, has filed an application at the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking to restrain the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from nominating any other candidate. Ex-Governor of Kaduna State 26

October 12, 2018 3:09 PM Again, Buhari meets APC governors in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, met with three state Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This was confirmed by his Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, vis his Twitter handle, @BashirAhmaad. Ahmad listed the governors who met with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja to include Abdullahi Ganduje 23

October 12, 2018 12:41 PM Presidency replies Atiku, lists Buhari’s ongoing/completed projects across 36 states [Full list]

In what appears like a response to the 14 posers raised by the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, the Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has published a list of ongoing and completed projects across the country by the Buhari administration. The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation had accused Buhari 17

October 12, 2018 9:37 AM Libya players reportedly injected ahead of Saturday’s AFCON clash against Nigeria

The Libyan National Football Team players were injected with vaccines in Tunisia ahead of their trip to Nigeria to battle Super Eagles in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying game on Saturday. The Saturday game is scheduled for the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital and the kick-off time for the match 22

October 11, 2018 7:21 PM 2019: Reno Omokri reveals what Obasanjo’s meeting with Atiku, Bishop Kukah, Sheikh Gumi means

Reno Omokri, the former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the meeting of former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, with his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday. Joining Atiku at the meeting were his righthand man and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, and Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the party 21

October 9, 2018 7:55 AM NASS crisis: APC, PDP Senators clash over moves to remove Saraki as Senate resumes today

The Senator representing Ekiti South, Biodun Olujimi, PDP, has warned lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress, APC, against beating the drum of war over attempt to remove the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. Olujimi, who is coming in as the next Senate Minority Leader, said that Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan as a principal officer and one of the oldest 23

October 1, 2018 8:30 AM 2019: Sokoto Deputy Governor, Aliyu emerges APC governorship flag bearer

The Deputy Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, has emerged flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 governorship election. Announcing the result on Monday in Sokoto, the Chairman, APC Gubernatorial Primary Election in the state, Alhaji Sulaiman Abubakar, said the election was contested by four aspirants. According to NAN, Abubakar 23

September 23, 2018 10:07 AM Osun 2018: Why Buhari deserves accolades – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari should be celebrated for conducting free and fair election in Osun State. Ahmad noted that results from Osun election show that the Buhari administration respects the will of Nigerians. He wrote:“Whatever the outcome of Osun gubernatorial election, President Muhammadu Buhari deserves more accolades 29