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July 11, 2018 1:52 PM Why CUPP can’t unseat Buhari – Aminu Waziri

The Executive Secretary of Kastina State Emergency Management Agency,SEMA, and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress,APC, Dr. Aminu Waziri, has buttressed the statement credited to the former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, where he described the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) by 39 political parties as an act of “opportunism 20

June 29, 2018 7:29 PM Gov Tambuwal denies links with perpetrators of Plateau killings

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has called on Nigerians to ignore a “satanic video” linking him to the killing of over 200 persons in some villages of Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau State. Tambuwal, who was on a condolence visit to the Government and people of Plateau State, alongside governors of Bauchi, Zamfara, Benue 29

June 25, 2018 8:04 AM Atiku speaks on assassination attempt on President

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has reacted to the assassination attempt on the President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mnangagwa had on Saturday escaped a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party’s rally. Reacting to the incident, the Waziri of Adamawa urged Zimbabweans to do away with anti-democratic forces. In a tweet, the former Vice President wrote 31

June 21, 2018 11:42 AM Tambuwal appoints ex-PDP spokesman, 5 others as special assistants

The Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has appointed Alhaji Yusuf Dingyadi as his Senior Special Assistant. Dingyadi was a former Publicity Secretary of the state chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The appointment was contained in a statement on Thursday signed by Professor Bashir Garba, Secretary to the State Government, SSG. Other 27

June 13, 2018 3:48 PM Five kidnappers to die by firing squad in Adamawa

The convicts, Gambo Musa, Mana Musa, Abdu Baba and Mohammed Muazu (who died in custody), were found guilty of abduction and armed robbery. The convicts were said to have robbed and abducted the Adamawa House of Assembly member representing Toungo constituency, Adamu Usman, and a retired civil servant, Wilson Gundiri. Delivering judgement, the judge 29

June 12, 2018 8:43 AM Ex-DIG, Hamzat Isa dies at 71

A retired Deputy Inspector General of Police ( DIG), Alhaji Hamzat Isa, on Sunday, died at the age of 71. The deceased died at the National Hospital, Abuja after a brief illness, according to family source. An aide of the deceased, Prince Babatunde Adesetan, who also confirmed his death to journalists in Sokoto, described the former police boss as a patriot 20

May 21, 2018 8:38 AM Congress: Sokoto APC adopts Tambuwal’s aide as chairThe Sun News

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto State, on Sunday, conducted its state congress by consensus with emergence of Hon. Sadik Isah Achida. Achida, who is the current Commissioner for Information and Home Affairs, replaces Alhaji Usman Danmadamin Isah, who has been nominated for confirmation as Commissioner by the Sokoto state House of Assembly 23

April 2, 2018 8:37 PM Atiku speaks on Maiduguri bomb blast

Atiku Abubakar, former vice president, on Monday reacted to Sunday’s attack near Belle village in Maiduguri, Borno state that left several people dead. The Waziri of Adamawa condoled and prayed for families of those who lost their loved ones in the attack. In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain described the attack as “mind-numbing 34

April 2, 2018 2:56 PM Yoruba youths attack Oba Akanbi for dressing like Emir, adopting title

A group, the Yoruba Youth Socio-Cultural Association, YYSA, has called out the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi, condemning his alleged adoption of the title of an Emir. They also knocked the monarch for wearing a turban instead of the Yoruba traditional cap or the crown. National Coordinator of YYSA, Olalekan Hammed told the Punch on Sunday that the Oluwo’s 31

March 4, 2018 3:28 PM APC sweeps Edo LG election [Full list of winners]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the 18 chairmanship seats in the March 3 local government election in Edo. Chairman of the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), Prof. Stanley Orobator, announced the results of the council polls in Benin on Sunday. Orobator said the exercise was rancor-free and that there was no reported 30