Bandits kill 3 vigilantes in Kogi

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja Three members of a vigilance group in Ofu local government area of Kogi state were killed yesterday by unidentified bandits at Ahi village. The deceased, who were conveying three suspected criminals they had earlier arrested, were said to have been ambushed by some assailants on their way to Ugwolawo Divisional Police Office at More...

by Muhammed Adamu | Published 14 hours ago
By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
0 Comments

Obiano: Sack of transition c’ttee divides parties, stakeholders

OKEY CHRIS, in this piece, reports that the sack  of 21 Transition Committee chairmen and 328 Councillors,  appointed by Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state, by the Federal High Court, is generating feuds More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
0 Comments

Supporters excited over Jigawa PDP chair, ex- commissioners’ bail

MUHAMMAD ALIYU reports that a wave of jubilations swept through the Jigawa state political space when a Dutse Magistrate Court granted bail to PDP stalwarts remanded in prison custody over allegations of criminal More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
0 Comments

Budget 2017: Examining NASS’ share

Controversy greeted the jerking up of the size of Budget 2017 by the National Assembly (NASS), to accommodate their expenditures, originally not captured in the document as presented by President Muhammadu Buhari More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
0 Comments

How Mamora, monarch endorsed Ambode for 2nd term

The transformation of Lagos through critical infrastructure development by Governor Akinwunmi  Ambode led administration, has tacitly recommended him for second term in office. TOPE MUSOWO reports A chieftain More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
0 Comments

‘We want Emir Sanusi absolved of alleged misappropriation ‘

As concerns grow over the fate of  embattled Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi  II,  a Kaduna-based group has put up a defence in favour of the monarch  ahead of the outcome of his  probe by the Kano State More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
0 Comments

I’d rather resign than lie to my people — Yari

By Sanusi Muhammad Gusau Zamfara state governor, Alh. Abdulaziz Yari, said he would rather  resign as governor of the state than tell lies to the people about his administration’s policies and programmes. Yari  More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
0 Comments

Use of mace in legislative assemblies worries JIBWIS

By Muhammad Tanko Shittu Jos Participants at the just concluded 24th annual national seminar organised by Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa’Ikamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS) has frowned at the use of official “mace” More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
0 Comments

Edo Assembly suspends plenary indefinitely over ‘faulty generator’

…As DSS deploys personnel over impeachment plot By Patrick Ahanor Benin City The Edo State House of Assembly has postponed indefinitely, its resumption of Plenary earlier scheduled for yesterday May 22, 2017 over  More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
0 Comments

Ngige, others in Bauchi to reconcile Dogara, Abubakar

By Najib Sani Bauchi The Chris Ngige-led peace committee set up by the national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to reconcile the Bauchi state Governor Mohammed Abubakar, Speaker, House of More...