Election Tribunal: Court rules in favour of Governor Sani Bello

Justice Adama Jauro of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, has delivered its judgment in an interlocutory appeal filed by the Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, who is the 1st respondent in the election petition filed by Umar Nasko and the PDP, challenging the refusal of the governorship election petition tribunal to rule […]


Alh. Abubakar Sani Bello was Born on 17 December 1967. He is the eldest child of the Nigerian Billionaire and former military Governor of old Kano state Col Sani Bello (RTD) . Abubakar Sani Bello attended ST. Loius primary school, Kano from 1974 – 1979 and later went to Nigerian Military School from 1980 – […]

Niger Govt to purchase 5thousand meters.

After considering several options including revoking the license of AEDC, the state government met with several stakeholders and even organized a town hall meeting where opinions of consumers were seeked and it has concluded that the best remedy to the power situation is to have every household in the state metered. Further to the above […]

Market capitalisation dips N62bn at NSE

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma The persistent downward movement on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) continued on Tuesday with market indices depreciating further by 0.47 per cent, due to sell pressure in 22 stocks. Specifically, the All Share Index (ASI) shed 140.52 points or 0.47 per cent to close at 29,668.68, against 29,809.20 on Monday. The News […]

Aisha Buhari wants more women in seafaring profession

By Uchenna Eletuo The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday asked maritime agencies to review subsisting policies to accommodate more Nigerian women in the seafaring profession. The first lady who described women as good human and material managers said that, such policy drive would help to level gender […]

Senate plans separate budget for police commands

By Julius Toba-Jegede/Kingsley Okoye The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly is planning a separate budget for adequate funding of the 36 commands of Nigeria Police. Lawan said the move was to enable officers and men of the police force perform optimally and tackle insecurity in the country. He disclosed […]

Breaking: Nigeria on the verge of bankruptcy, says Emir Sanusi

Emir of Kano,  Muhammad Sanusi 11 on Tuesday declared that Nigeria is on the threshold of bankruptcy following unfavourable economic policies such as subsidizing petroleum products and electricity tariffs. The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), who spoke during  the ongoing 3rd National Treasury Workshop organized by the office of the Accountant […]