ADDRESS BY HON. MIKAIL AL-AMIN BMITOSAHI, THE CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE GOVERNOR AND CHAIRMAN OF THE INAUGURAL COMMITTEE AT A PRESS CONFERENCE ON INAUGURATION IN GOVERNMENT HOUSE MINNA ON MONDAY 27TH MAY 2019.

Gentlemen of the press, It is my honour to address you as we prepare for the inauguration of the reelected Governor and his Deputy. Thus, this gathering is an all-important one in the sense that it is an expression of the appreciation of the administration to all the stakeholders that participated and contributed to the […]

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Before the dust settles on Emir Sanusi and Oba Akiolu: When is right time to challenge authority?

Two traditional rulers: Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II and Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Babatunde Akiolu, have been in the news. One appears to have been punished following the whittling down of his power and influence by his state governor while the other has been busy throwing political punches at anyone he deemed […]

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Court orders NJC to produce records in ex-Abia CJ’s case

By Glory Abuh-Adejoh The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has ordered the National Judicial Council (NJC), and its Secretary,  to produce records of proceedings in the compulsory retirement case of former Chief Judge of Abia, Justice Theresa Uzokwe. The judgment also ordered the respondents to accept lodgment of the applicant’s Notice of Appeal. Justice Kiyersohot Damulak […]

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‘We will be fair, fearless,’ Bauchi tribunal vows

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State, said it would hear and determine petitions challenging the election of Sen. Bala Muhammed of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, without fear or favour. Speaking at the Pre-Hearing Conference on Monday, Chairman of the three-man penal, Justice Salihu Shuaibu, assured that all the petitioners would be accorded […]

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Adamawa Assembly summons Gov. Bindow’s commissioners over unpaid salaries

Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday passed a resolution summoning two commissioners to appear before it over the non-payment of April salary to workers in the state. Those summoned were: the Commissioner of Finance, Mahmud Sali and that of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mohammed Barkindo, who should appear before the lawmakers by 3p.m on […]

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Online App for watching Kannywood films launched in Kano

A Kano-based entrepreneur, Jamilu Abdussalan, has launched Northflix.ng, a movie streaming application that enables subscribers to watch Kannywood Hausa films online. During the public presentation of the App, at the Hausa Film Industry Stakeholders’ Meeting and Iftar in Kano recently, Mr Abdussalam, who is the co-founder of the initiative, disclosed that it took him about […]

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Court orders police to arrest of ex-Niger governor Babangida Aliyu, Nasko

A Federal High Court in Minna on Monday ordered the Commissioner of Police in Niger State arrest former Governor Babangida Aliyu and Umar Nasko, just as the police CP was summoned to offer explanation over his failure to execute the earlier bench warrant issued for the duo’s arrest. Justice Aminu Aliyu ordered the commissioner of […]

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JUST IN: Court sacks APC Reps member-elect in Imo, orders INEC to issue Certificate of Return to PDP candidate

A Federal High Court in Owerri on Monday sacked the member-elect for Nkwerre/Nwangele/Njaba/Isu federal constituency of Imo State, Ugonna Ozurigbo. Mr Ozurigbo had, last Wednesday, resigned his position as the Deputy Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly. Justice P.A. Rigime, who delivered the judgment, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue Certificate […]

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Children’s Day: NGO tasks FG on IDP’s welfare

Golden Little Lights Organisation, an NGO, has called on the Federal Government to work on improving the welfare of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in Nigeria. Sharon Ashinze, the Co-founder, Golden Little Lights Organisation, made the call while speaking with newsmen while celebrating Children’s Day with children at the Gwoza and Bama IDP camps, Durumi, Abuja. […]

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