PDP: We are ready to receive Ambode

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the party is ready to accept Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode if he decides to jump ship. The Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Lagos, Taofik Gani, said, “I cannot confirm if Mr Femi Otedola has joined us or has been given a nomination form to contest. “Although, strong leaders […]

Shekarau, Ganduje politicians of like minds- APC deputy chair

Malam Ibrahim Shekarau Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and former governor of the state, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau have been described as politicians of like minds whose political ideologies center on the overall development of humanity. The Kano state Deputy Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Alhaji Shehu Maigari, who made the assertion Monday […]

BREAKING!!! We will not allow video recording during Osun election – INEC

A card reader displays a thumb print of a voter as an electoral officer scans the thumb print of a voter at a polling unit at the start of general elections in Daura, northwest Nigeria, March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday in what looks set to be the first genuine electoral […]

Success of 2019 polls depends on INEC, security agencies – Makarfi

Former governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Makarfi, has said that the success of the 2019 elections depends on how the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies conduct themselves ahead of the polls. Makarfi who spoke to newsmen in Kaduna on Monday said INEC must endeavour to conduct free and fair general elections […]

Election: Gov Bello says Buhari will double his 2015 votes

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaha Bello has predicted an overwhelming victory for President Muhammadu Buhari in the oncoming 2019 Presidential election. Governor Bello disclosed this after meeting behind closed doors with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari will fly the flag of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 Presidential election and Bello […]

An kashe ma’aikaciyar Red Cross a Nigeria

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGES Kungiyar bayar da agaji ta The International Committee of the Red Cross ta bayyana matukar kaduwar ta bisa kashe ma’aikaciyarta da aka yi a arewacin Najeriya. ‘Yan bindigar da ake tsammanin mayakan Boko Haram ne suka sace Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa, wacce ma’aikaciyar jinya ce da abokan aikin ta a garin […]

Ganduje ya nada sabon mataimakin gwamna

Hakkin mallakar hotoTWITTER/@DAWISUImage captionGawuna shi ne kwamishinan aikin gona Gwamnan Kano da ke arewacin Najeriya, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, ya nada Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna a kan mukamin mataimakin gwamna. Sanarwar da mai magana da yawun gwamnan Salihu Tanko Yakasai ya wallafa a shafinsa na Twitter ta ce Gwamna Ganduje ya mika sunan “Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna ga […]

Boy, 15, drowns in Kano pond

Pond By Bosede Olufunmi A 15-year-old boy, Mohammed Basa, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Kuka Bulukiya Community in the Dala Local Government Area of Kano State. The Spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, Mr Saidu Mohammed, revealed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano […]

Osun election will be credible – I-G, INEC Chair assure

INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu speaks on Osun election By Olajide Idowu The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Ibrahim Idris and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahooud Yakubu, have assured Nigerians and political stakeholders that the Osun Sept. 22 Governorship election would be credible based on efforts put in place. The I-G […]

How Niger LGA spent N47m on 60 boreholes

Borehole drilling truck By  Aminu Mohammed The Rafi Local Government in Niger has spent N47 million on construction of 60 motorised boreholes in different parts of the area. The local government Chairman, Alhaji Gambo Kagara, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Monday. Kagara said that the […]