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December 6, 2017 5:17 PM Buhari sets 500 prison inmates free in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari, has pardoned 500 inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prisons in Kano. Buhari’s action is said to be part of Federal Government’s efforts at decongesting prisons across the country. The President, who is currently on a two-day working visit in Kano State, arrived the Kurmawa Central Prisons in company of the state Governor, Abdullahi 28

December 6, 2017 2:05 PM Buhari visits Emir Sanusi, says ‘reception I got in Kano overwhelming’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday described the reception accorded him by residents of Kano as, “overwhelming.” Buhari’s remark was disclosed by his Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, via his Twitter handle. Ahmad quoted Buhari as saying, “Though I haven’t expected anything less, I was overwhelmed by the reception I received from Kano people 33

October 26, 2017 12:52 AM Sanusi calls for debate on restructuring

Emir of Kano and a former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi, on Wednesday said there was a need for immediate dialogue on the clamoured restructuring of the country, saying “we cannot continue to live in denial of the need for restructuring.” According to Sanusi, a situation where between 80 and 90 per cent of the country’s revenue is used for the payment 24

October 12, 2017 6:51 PM Kachikwu and Buhari’s anti-corruption rhetoric

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, who holds the additional portfolio of chairman of the board of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), stunned everyone when on or around October 3, 2017 a letter purportedly written by him to President Muhammadu Buhari was published in various news media. The allegations contained in the letter 32

September 22, 2017 3:16 PM Boko Haram members hate northern traditional rulers – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has revealed that traditional rulers, especially in northern Nigeria, are the worst target of Boko Haram insurgents. Sultan, who doubles as Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Nigeria, said this when he delivered a lecture to the Executive Intelligence Management Course (EIMC) 10, in Abuja. Speaking on The role of Traditional 35

September 17, 2017 11:25 PM Army terror in South East

I WOKE up this Thursday morning, and after my usual morning devotion, I consulted my Internet-enabled gadget as is now customary with most people. I was confronted by two very unfortunate fallout of the Nigerian Army’s Operation Python Dance II which is ongoing in the South East. There were many videos of men of our Army, in full combat gear, armed to the teeth 22

September 12, 2017 5:14 AM Buhari to governors: no excuse on workers’ pay

The Federal Government has released N760.17 billion in two tranches of the Paris Club loan refund to states for outstanding salaries and pensions but some governors are believed to have spent the cash on other things. President Muhammadu Buhari told traditional rulers at a meeting in Abuja that he was “living with the problems of this country day-by-day 33

September 3, 2017 6:50 PM A day after Kano violence, Emir Sanusi asks politicians to caution followers

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, has called on political leaders to caution their followers against violence. The emir’s call comes a day after violence occurred between the supporters of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano and those of his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso. PREMIUM TIMES reported the violence which led to injuries to dozens of people many of whom were reportedly 27

September 3, 2017 2:51 PM Top Boko Haram suspects arrested in Kano flown to Abuja

Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in a speech at the Kano Government House while he received the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II during Hawan Nasarawa. said the arrest was a product of collaborative effort between the residents and security agents on information sharing. Ganduje said “the Boko Haram members were arrested with many cell phones and weapons 26

September 2, 2017 2:47 AM Ganduje, Sanusi charge Kano residents on security

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, and the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi, have called on residents of the state to always stay vigilant during and after the festive period. Ganduje, in his Eid-El-Kabir message, signed by the state Commissioner for Information, Youths and Culture, Mohammed Garba, said that even though President Muhammadu 20