Buhari’s nephew loses re-election bid, dumps APC

August 8, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari and member representing Daura/Sandamu/Maiadua Federal Constituency, Hon. Fatuhu Muhammad, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).  The lawmaker left the party after losing re-election ticket. During the lawmaker’s re-election bid, he got 30 votes while his rival, Aminu Jamo, polled 117 votes at the end of party primaries. In a letter addressed to Read More

Bandits stopping us from burying our dead – Zamfara residents

February 9, 2022 Hamidu Sabo 0

Four days after killing at least 12 persons in Daraga, residents of the village  Tuesday said the terrorists have stopped them from evacuating the bodies for burial. Daraga is in Maru local government area, one of the worst hit locations in the state. In a special report carried by BBC Hausa Tuesday morning and monitored by Premium Times, residents said they could not Read More

Customs intercepts N10.4m worth of Indian Hemp ordered by Bandits in Katsina

December 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

250 parcels of cannabis sativa(Indian Hemp) worth over N10.4m, allegedly on the way to Katsina State for bandits consumption ,was intercepted by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) , the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone B, has said. Vanguard reports the Comptroller of FOU Zone B Kaduna, A.B. Hamisu, said other drugs seized by the FOU include: 75,582 suspected tablets of Read More

Revealed! How Horse-riding bandits killed 18 in Zamfara, 10 massacred in Katsina

 No fewer than 18 people including women and children have been killed by a group of suspected bandits in a fresh attack at Kurya Madaro town of Kaura Namoda local government area of Zamfara state. A resident of the area, Malam Mohammed Lawali Kurya, who narrowly escaped the attack, told Blueprint in Gusau Wednesday that the hoodlums stormed the town Read More

Katsina to sustain support for NYSC – Masari

September 11, 2021 Hamidu Sabo, Katsina 0

Katsina state governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, said the state would sustain the tempo of its support for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). He gave the assurance Friday, when the NYSC Director-General, Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Katsina.  Masari, who praised the existing cordial relationship between the state government and the scheme, thanked Read More

Banditry: Gumi’s position self serving, threat to national security- PGF boss

September 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman, has faulted the Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, for calling on the authorities to grant amnesty to bandits in the country. The APC chieftain said Gumi’s position was not only self serving but clearly a threat to national security. Lukman also applauded the role played by Chief Executive Read More

2023: Pro-Osinbajo group takes lobby to Masari, Daura, others in Kastina

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A major phase in the race towards the All Progressives Congress’ presidential ticket has begun with the weekend’s visit to Kastina state by a lobby group loyal to Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo, ahead of the 2023 presidential primaries of the ruling party. Addressing newsmen Sunday in Abuja, members of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) declared that their weekend mobilization and Read More

Anti-Buhari’s comments: List your achievements to Nigerians, BMO challenges Ortom

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom’s latest comments on President Muhammad Buhari’s administration as rantings of a failed governor, even as it challenged the governor to list his achievements since 2015. According to the group, the latest attack is not unexpected, because the governor has a habit of launching unguarded verbal attacks on the Read More

Insecurity: Groups call for Masari’s resignation

August 22, 2021 Hamidu Sabo 0

A non-governmental organisation, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) Katsina state chapter, Saturday, said the patriotic statement of Governor Aminu Masari directing citizens to take up arms and defend themselves is a clear sign of failure of the APC administration to discharge its primary responsibility of protecting the lives and property of the people. Addressing newsmen in Katsina, the Northwest coordinator Read More

2023: Pro-Saraki group distributes fertilisers to farmers

August 17, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

A political support group, ‘Saraki Is Coming Door To Door 2023 organisation,’ has donated bags of fertiliser to low-income farmers in North-west part of the country. National Coordinator of the group, Umar Faringado Kazaure, in a statement in Abuja, said the gesture was to deepen the philanthropic gesture and disposition of the President of the 8th Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Read More

Cholera spreads, kills 393 in Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Kebbi, others, many hospitalised

  The cholera outbreak in some states across Nigeria has continued to  spread, killing some 393 persons and leaving thousands hospitalised. The affected states are  Katsina, Gombe, Kano, Kebbi, Sokoto , and Zamfara Katsina In Katsina state for instance, the state government confirmed the death of 75 people in different parts of the state within the period of five days.  The state’s commissioner Read More