EFCC explains why it can’t investigate Kano Governor Ganduje

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it can’t move against Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, because he is protected by the immunity clause in the nation’s constitution. Under Nigerian laws, State Governors, the President and his Deputy are shielded from prosecution while in office. Ganduje has starred in …

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I’m certified, competent to govern Adamawa state- Fintiri

PDP gubernatorial candidate, Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, says unlike the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate that is currently embroiled in alleged certificate scandal, that he has verifiable certificates and eminently qualified to contest for governorship. Speaking barely three days following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) release of names and …

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Jonathan’s book elementary, full of fiction – Borno Governor

A day after the public presentation of his book, ‘My Transition Hour’, former President Goodluck Jonathan has been criticised by the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, who described the book as “elementary” and containing “fiction.” Mr Shettima said the former president lied about the issue of the Chibok schoolgirls, who …

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Buhari congratulates Ayuba Wabba on his emergence as ITUC president

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ayuba Wabba on his election as the President of the International Trade Union Confederation, ITUC.  The President extended his goodwill message to the President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Friday in a statement released by his special adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.  …

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2019: INEC confirms Tambuwal as Sokoto PDP governorship candidate

By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has confirmed the nomination of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for Sokoto State in the 2019 general elections. This followed the substitution of Manir Muhammad Dan’iya whose name was previously submitted …

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Scrapping of Training Colleges cause of unqualified teachers in Nigeria, says Don

A university don, Dr. Danladi Yunusa Hakimi, has attributed the dearth of qualified and professional teachers at the basic education level in the country to the abolition of teacher training colleges. Hakimi, who is a lecturer at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, told journalists in Birnin Kebbi, the Kebbi …

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