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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

November 14, 2017 7:19 AM Kidnap of 4 Britons: Delta Police declares militant leader, Gbakumor wanted

The Delta State Police Command has declared one, Karo-Owei Pere Gbakumor, a militant leader wanted for the alleged kidnap of four British Citizens. The victims, David Donavan ‘’m’, 57yrs, Shirley Donavan ‘f’, 57yrs,Alanna Carson ‘m’, Ian Squire ‘m’, now late, were abducted on October 10 in Enekorogha Community, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State 28

October 30, 2017 6:36 PM NFF dissolves its standing committees, sets up anti-corruption unit

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved the dissolution of all its standing committees with the exception of its two judicial bodies — the Disciplinary and Appeal Committees. The Federation’s Executive Committee, at the end of its meeting on Monday in Abuja, said the standing committees would be reconstituted in a few weeks 19

October 26, 2017 5:04 AM The stench from President Buhari’s kitchen

The series of scandals that have engulfed this administration recently are beginning to cast a shadow over the integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari and the government he heads. What is more, the deafening silence on some of these weighty allegations is making matters worse. President Buhari was roundly supported by Nigerians because of his vow to tackle 19

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 18, 2017 6:44 PM Katsina to stage next year’s NFF elections

The NFF congress has decided that executive committee elections will be staged in Katsina next year September 30. The NFF congress adopted a motion to the effect that future elective congresses be moved away from the FIFA World Cup year. This is to avoid the distractions and crises usually associated with the World Cup year. The newly composed NFF Electoral 26

October 18, 2017 6:18 PM PDP Chairmanship: Waziri tasks South-West on consensus candidate

Giving the charge Wednesday at the formal declaration of interest for the PDP national chairmanship by former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, erstwhile Police Affairs Minister, Adamu Maina Waziri said the South-West should be supported to produce the party’s chairman. Waziri warned however that the zone would be the loser in the event of the inability 31

October 18, 2017 3:35 PM What Gbenga Daniel said during declaration for PDP chairmanship

Former Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has formally declared his intention to run for the national chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In attendance were many PDP chieftains, Senator Ademola Adeleke, former Ministers, John Odey, Sanusi Daggash, Femi Fani-Kayode; other former Ministers serving and former federal and state 62

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