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Breaking: Don’t pay me Sallah homage, Gov Ganduje tells Emir Sanusi

Breaking: Don’t pay me Sallah homage, Gov Ganduje tells Emir Sanusi

  *R-L: The Governor and the Emir at the Eid (Sallah) praying ground on Tuesday* By Mikail Mumuni This rift between Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State and Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is not abating as the governor has asked the monarch not to bother paying him traditional Sallah visit. Called Hawan Nassarawa, the visit is traditionally ... Read More »

C40 Cities’ Financing Sustainable African Cities Forum explores potential of African cities in tackling global climate change

C40 Cities’ Financing Sustainable African Cities Forum explores potential of African cities in tackling global climate change

 The event aims to highlight the huge investment opportunity in Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 5, 2019/ — The Forum will be held in Africa for the first time; Africa’s leading city officials to connect with investors at C40 Cities (https://www.C40.org/) ’ industry-leading sustainability Forum in Johannesburg on 12th June. The event aims to highlight the huge investment opportunity in Africa, ... Read More »

Group faults The Economist magazine analysis on state of poverty in Nigeria under Buhari

Group faults The Economist magazine analysis on state of poverty in Nigeria under Buhari

The Buhari Media Organisation has accused “The Economist” magazine of engaging in specious and moribund analysis from an unabashed partisan point of view. BMO in dismissing the latest of  The Economist’s analysis of the state of poverty in Nigeria, observed that the International magazine merely immersed itself in aggregating common-place and ill-sourced data even as the group recalled that engaging in ... Read More »

Gov Zulum increases monthly allowance of Civilian JTF fighting   Boko Haram

Gov Zulum increases monthly allowance of Civilian JTF fighting Boko Haram

By INUSA NDAHI,  MAIDUGURI Borno state Governor, Prof. Babagana umara zulum, on Wednesday increased the monthly allowances of members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) from paltry N15,000 to  N20,000. He said the increase became necessary  in view of the greater roles the CJTF and local hunters are doing in complementing effort of security agencies in the fight against  ... Read More »

No room for herdsmen lawlessness in Ogun State- Police Commissioner

No room for herdsmen lawlessness in Ogun State- Police Commissioner

By Adebola Owolola Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama has reassured the entire citizens and residents of the state that the police would continue to monitor activities of herdsmen to encourage lawful conduct of their legitimate activities and peaceful co-existence with host communities and farmers. “In doing so, lawlessness and impunity will not be tolerated, and the Command will be ... Read More »

Full report of commission that accused Emir Sanusi of fraud

Full report of commission that accused Emir Sanusi of fraud

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN has unearthed the full Interim Report of investigation by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission against Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II. Highlights of the 19-page document includes the indictment of individuals, amounts involved, obstruction of investigation by suspects and recommendations: PRELIMINARY REPORT OF INVESTIGATION IN RESPECT OF PETITION OF FINANCIAL MISAPPROPRIATION AGAINST KANO ... Read More »

BREAKING: Nigeria’s Prof Mohammed-Bande Elected President UN General Assembly

BREAKING: Nigeria’s Prof Mohammed-Bande Elected President UN General Assembly

Prof Tijjani Mohammed Bande, who is Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has been elected President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Prof Muhammad-Bande, who emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly., contested as the sole candidate for the position, and was elected through acclamation at the 87th plenary meeting of the Assembly in New York on ... Read More »

UK Confiscates Fresh £211 Million Stolen By Abacha

UK Confiscates Fresh £211 Million Stolen By Abacha

Newly found Nigeria’s money looted by former dictator, General Sani Abacha, valued at £211,000,000 has been confiscated in a British Jersey bank account. Abacha was the Nigerian military head of state between 1993 until his death in 1998. Reports say Abacha laundered the latest in his looted money through the United States into the Channel Islands and was distributed in ... Read More »

Borno To Reconstruct Biu -Garkida Federal High Way

Borno To Reconstruct Biu -Garkida Federal High Way

By Inusa Ndahi, Maiduguri The Borno State Government under the leadership of Governor Professor Babagana Zulum is to embark on the reconstruction of about 45km Biu- Garkida federal roads which has been in a deplorable condition for decades but neglected. The road which linked many communities of Kigir, Kinging, Marama, Yimishika, Sabin Kasuwa,  Azare, Shaffa and of Biu and Hawul ... Read More »

TWO PIPELINE VANDAL ARRESTED IN OGUN

TWO PIPELINE VANDAL ARRESTED IN OGUN

By Adebola Owolola Men of Ogun State Police Command on Thursday 30th of May 2019,  arrested two suspected pipeline vandals -Tunde Ramoni 45yrs, and Yinka Olufowobi, ‘M’ 33yrs. The two suspects were arrested by policemen attached to Redeem Camp Police Divisional headquarters who were on routine patrol along Simawa road. The two suspects were sighted in a blue toyota camry ... Read More »

Eid el-Fitr: Let’s work together for a common goal, Omo-Agege urges Nigerians

Eid el-Fitr: Let’s work together for a common goal, Omo-Agege urges Nigerians

As Muslims all over the world celebrate this year’s Eid el-Fitr, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege (APC-Delta) has called on Nigerians to work together for a common goal of developing the country. Omo-Agege, who represents Delta Central Senatorial District, made the call, on Tuesday, in a statement by Godwin Anaughe, his Senior Special Assistant on Communications and Strategy, in Abuja. He congratulated the Muslim faithful ... Read More »

Ramadan: Zulum Felicitates With Borno People, Urges For Peace

Ramadan: Zulum Felicitates With Borno People, Urges For Peace

By INUSA NDAHI, Maiduguri Professor Babagana umara zulum, governor of Borno State on Tuesday heartily felicitated with the good people of the state over the peaceful and successful end of this years Ed Eil -Fitr (Ramadan) and hope that the blessings received during the period of the celebration would continue to bring about unity and peace. This was contained in ... Read More »