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Yauri Rigata: Kebbi community celebrates 200-year-old marine prowess

The people of Yauri Emirate in the southern area of Kebbi State at the weekend celebrated the annual Rigata cultural festival. According to historical accounts, Rigata is a Gunganci word meaning marine war fare. But in today’s social context it connotes buoyancy and prestige in marine and farming activities that …

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200 Youths From 4 Kebbi Emirates Acquire ICT Skills

The wife of Kebbi Governor, Dr. Zainab Bagudu has facilitated the graduation of 200 youths from the four emirates of  Gwandu , Argungu , Yauri and Zuru areas of Kebbi State. The youths went through two weeks intensive general ICT and digital marketing training program.   50 youths were drawn from …

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25-year-old begins trek from Kebbi to Abuja for Buhari

A 25-year-old man, Tukur Aliyu, an indigene of Argungu Local Government of Kebbi State, has commenced trekking from Birnin-Kebbi to Abuja, a distance of about 600km and about 11 hours by road, to celebrate the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last election. Aliyu told newsmen shortly before he …

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Another diehard Buhari supporter begins trekking from Abuja to Kebbi

Ahmed Sani. Another diehard supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari has started trekking from Abuja to Kebbi today (Wednesday). Ahmed Sani, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Solidarity  Group  and Presidential  Support Committee, started his long trek from Zuba area of Abuja on Wednesday by 5am. He is expected …

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‘Women, Youths Responsible For APC’s Resounding Victory’

The wives of  Kebbi Governor, Dr. Zainab and Hajiya Aisha Atiku Bagudu have attributed the resounding success achieved by APC at the just concluded elections to the unflinching support of women and youths in the state. The two wives of Kebbi Governor, Aisha and Dr. Zainab Atiku Bagudu made the …

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Bagudu Wants Kebbi To Unite Under One Party

The Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has expressed his appreciation and thanks for people of Kebbi State for reelecting him for the second time as the governor of the state in the last Saturday “s Governorship and State House of Assembly Election. Bagudu stated this during a press …

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Domestic observers decry high number of invalid votes in Kebbi

Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi The Coalition of Domestic Observers in Kebbi State have berated the high number of invalid votes recorded in the last election across polling units in the state. The group, who stated their observations during a press conference in Birnin-Kebbi, noted that there was improvement in the functioning …

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Atiku Bagudu re-elected governor of Kebbi

– Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has been declared winner of Kebbi governorship election – INEC collation officer for the state, Prof Hamisu Bichi, made the announcement on Sunday, March 10 – Governor Bagudu of APC scored 673,717 votes, while Senator Isah Galaudu of PDP polled 106,633 votes The …

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