Kano emirates: Dambatta lawmaker stages walkout

A Kano State House of Assembly member representing Dambatta Local Government, Alhaji Hafizu Sani Mai Daji has staged a walkout in protest of the proposed demarcation of the new emirates. Mai Daji told newsmen on Wednesday that he staged a walkout from the plenary because there was inequality in the demarcation. He said, “Dambatta local […]

We won’t accept public analysis of our proceedings, presidential tribunal warns

The presidential election petition tribunal has warned against public analysis of its proceedings. Speaking during its inaugural sitting on Wednesday, Zainab Bulkachuwa, president of the court of appeal, said actions will be taken against offenders. Bulkachuwa lamented the practise of analysing court proceedings on social media and making a verdict while the court has not […]

Jonathan: People will one day use their votes to remove bad leaders

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says improving the standard of elections in Africa will encourage people use their votes to remove bad leaders. Speaking to the SABC News at the Independent Electoral Commission’s Results Operation Centre in Pretoria, Jonathan said the electoral umpire plays an important role in ensuring safe and successful elections. The former president, […]

Emir Sanusi to preside over 10 LGAs as Kano creates four new emirates

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi will now preside over ten local government areas, according to the new bill passed by the Kano State House of Assembly. The Kano State House of Assembly has passed the bill for the creation of four new emirates for Gaya, Bichi, Karaye and Rano. READ: I’ll assent emirates […]

New fraud in town, DSS warns heads of govt agencies, appointment seekers

The Department of State Services (DSS) has alerted heads of government agencies of a  new pattern of fraud to which they may fall prey, especially during the transition period to President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term. Vulnerable to the pranksters are CEOs of government agencies or people looking for appointments. According to the secret agency, the […]

I have not left APC for APGA – Ojukwu jnr

By  Chimezie Anaso Mr Chuwkwuemeka Ojukwu Jnr has dispelled rumours that he has rejoined the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). Ojukwu debunked the allegation in an interview with newsmen in Awka on Wednesday. He said he was surprised at the rumours which started after he had a personal visit to Dr Victor Oye, the National […]

NACCIMA wants implementation of policy to curb illegal mining

By Rukayat Moisemhe The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) on Wednesday made some recommendations aimed at addressing illegal mining activities in Nigeria. Its outgoing National President, Mrs Alaba Lawson, made the recommendations in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Lawson called for the implementation […]

N1.7bn alleged fraud: EFCC stalls trial of First Nation MD

By Moji Eniola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, stalled the trial at Ikeja Special Offences Court of Mr Kayode Odukoya, Managing Director (MD) of First Nation Airline, accused of stealing N1.7 billion, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that proceedings, which were to commence with evidence of the first prosecution witness, […]


ByMuhammad muhammad Niger State epileptic power supplies has led the State Government to chat a new discourse towards resolving the challenges ahead and forging the way forward, Nigeria power sector was unbundled in 2013 which transformed the utility facility into three business entities that was rated by international stakeholders as the largest single Modern privatized […]

BREAKING: Ganduje Signs Bill Seeking Creation Of Four New Emirates In Kano

BREAKING: Ganduje Signs Bill Seeking Creation Of Four New Emirates In Kano Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has assented the bill seeking the establishment of four additional first class Emirates in Kano State.  Ganduje’s assent comes on the heels of a passage of the bill by the Kano State House of Assembly. The House at noon on Wednesday passed […]