Northern Nigeria

Dignitaries Pay Homage To Sanusi At Palace

Dignitaries Pay Homage To Sanusi At Palace

Dignitaries Pay Homage To Sanusi At Palace Dignitaries from Kano State and beyond have continued to flock in their numbers to pay homage to the new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II. Recall that Sanusi, former CBN Governor, was deposed by the current APC National Chairman, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, when he was Governor of Kano State. He, however, was reinstated to the throne of his forefathers by the current Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, after the rescission of the Emirates council law on which Ganduje acted to remove Sanusi and create four other emirates. The law led to the…
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Kaduna Govt Secretariat Gutted By Fire

Kaduna Govt Secretariat Gutted By Fire

Kaduna Govt Secretariat Gutted By Fire Some offices in the Kaduna State Government Secretariat located on Independence Way have been destroyed by a fire outbreak in the facility. According to an eyewitness, Malam Ibrahim Mohammed, a civil servant with the state government, the fire started at about 2:30 pm on Wednesday. He said the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained but it was suspected to have been triggered by a power surge. He said no life was lost, adding that only office furniture and some other equipment got burnt. The government has not released any official statement…
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Taraba State Deepens And Consolidates It’s Mineral Resources As A Linchpin Of Wealth Creation – By Chinyemike Torti.

Taraba State Deepens And Consolidates It’s Mineral Resources As A Linchpin Of Wealth Creation – By Chinyemike Torti.

TARABA STATE DEEPENS AND CONSOLIDATES IT'S MINERAL RESOURCES AS A LINCHPIN OF WEALTH CREATION. By Chinyemike Torti. The cornucopia of mineral resources embedded in the bowels of Taraba State which include but not limited to Barytes, Bauxite, Graphite, Limestone, Gypsum, Kaolin, Felspar, Mica, Pyrite, Uranium, Gemstone in recent months has engaged the attention of Governor.Dr Agbu Kefas fervent and march to industrialize. Industry watchers are confident that with all the proactive investments in human capital development anchored on its comparative advantages, presents an opportunity for economic stimulation that will lead to remarkable economic growth. It must be stated with a…
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Former Katsina Governor Blasts Northern Elders Forum For Expressing Regrets Supporting Tinubu

Former Katsina Governor Blasts Northern Elders Forum For Expressing Regrets Supporting Tinubu

Former Katsina Governor Blasts Northern Elders Forum For Expressing Regrets Supporting Tinubu Former Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has criticized the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) for expressing regret over supporting President Bola Tinubu. In an interview with Daily Trust, Masari argued that the NEF’s support for Tinubu was based on personal expectations rather than principles. Masari stated that it is premature to harshly judge Tinubu’s administration, which has been in power for less than a year. According to him, the criticisms, especially regarding the removal of the fuel subsidy, are unfounded as all major presidential candidates had campaigned on the…
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Niger Speaker Stops Wedding Plans For 100 Orphans

Niger Speaker Stops Wedding Plans For 100 Orphans

Niger Speaker Stops Wedding Plans For 100 Orphans The Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, Abdulamlik Sarkindaji, has stopped the planned hosting of the wedding of 100 orphan girls in his constituency, saying he would not grace the occasion. Sarkindaji took the decision following the action of the Women Affairs Minister, Uju Ohannaya, who dragged the Speaker to court to halt the wedding. The Speaker made this known on Tuesday during a media briefing in which he said the minister had overstepped her bounds. He said the minister should take over the sponsorship of the wedding ceremony. The…
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Kogi Governor, Ododo Lists Meetings With NSA Ribadu, APC Govs As 100 Days’ Achievements

Kogi Governor, Ododo Lists Meetings With NSA Ribadu, APC Govs As 100 Days’ Achievements

Kogi Governor, Ododo Lists Meetings With NSA Ribadu, APC Govs As 100 Days’ Achievements The Kogi State Governor, Usman Ododo’s list of 100 days achievements has been greeted with outrage by Nigerians on Thursday. Ododo who was sworn in as governor on January 27, 2024, in the list posted on X on Wednesday mentioned his “meeting with National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu,” as one of his achievements in his first 100 days in office. The achievements were divided into governance, agriculture education, health care, and general information categories. The list was captioned, “We will continue to do more for the…
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Northern Youths Group Knocks Atiku Abubakar For Blackmailing Seyi Tinubu

Northern Youths Group Knocks Atiku Abubakar For Blackmailing Seyi Tinubu

Northern Youths Group Knocks Alhaji Atiku For Blackmailing Seyi Tinubu The Northern Youth Initiative for Peace and Good Governance has taken note of a statement attributed to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate in the 2023 general election and former Vice President of Nigeria, linking Mr. Seyi Tinubu to Hitech construction company, the company responsible for the construction of the Lagos-Calabar coastal highway. In a statement released by Mr. Paul Ibe, the Special Adviser to the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar alleged that the swift awarding of the Lagos-Calabar coastal highway construction contract to Hitech…
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Military Commander Shot Dead In Katsina

Military Commander Shot Dead In Katsina

Military Commander Shot Dead In Katsina Military commander of an army camp located at Sabon Garin Dan’Ali, in Danmusa local government area of Katsina state has reportedly been killed in an ambush. Sources said the incident happened Thursday evening and the corpse of the deceased, a major in the army, was deposited at a hospital in Katsina. Daily Trust gathered from reliable sources that the commander, (name withheld), was ambushed at Malali village in Kankara local government area, where he was called to provide reinforcement to repel an attack on the village. “As you know, Malali is along Zangon Pawwa…
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Former EFCC Boss, Bawa, Conferred With Traditional Title

Former EFCC Boss, Bawa, Conferred With Traditional Title

Former EFCC Boss, Bawa, Conferred With Traditional Title NEWSFormer EFCC Boss, Bawa, Conferred With Traditional Title Abdulrasheed Bawa, the fourth Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has been conferred with the traditional title of ‘Tafidan Jega’, by the Jega Emirate Council of Kebbi State. According to Arewa PUNCH, the former EFCC chairman was honoured with the ‘Tafidan Jega’ title, his uncle, Alhaji Ibrahim Yahaya Bawa, a former Executive Director, Services, of the Kaduna Refining and Petro-chemical Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, bagged the ‘Cigari Jega’ title. Bawa was appointed by former President…
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Kaduna Assembly Sets Up Committee To Probe El-Rufai

Kaduna Assembly Sets Up Committee To Probe El-Rufai

Kaduna Assembly Sets Up Committee To Probe El-Rufai Kaduna Assembly has set up a 13-man adhoc committee to investigate financial transactions, loans, grants and projects execution under the immediate-past Governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai. The constitution of the adhoc committee followed a motion by member representing Kaura Constituency, Hon. Yusuf Mugu. Mugu said it was a matter of public importance that the loans borrowed by the former governor be investigated arguing that there is a need for the people of the state to know what the loans were used for. According to him: “There have been uncompleted comments and assassinations of…
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