Meet new commissioner of Police for Katsina State

Commissioner of Police Sanusi Buba recently assumed duty in charge of Katsina State Command following a major posting announced by the Force Headquarters. He took over CP Mohammed Wakili who was redeployed to Kano. Buba, until his posting as CP Katsina was the Deputy Commissioner of Police Department of Finance …

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Nigeria: Kidnappers Still Holding Kaduna to Ransom

Kidnapping is gradually crippling commercial activities in Kaduna State as drivers are afraid of plying routes seen as notorious for kidnapping while farmers dread going to their farms for fear of being kidnapped. Our correspondent gathered that the gunmen no longer block the road with stones or tree branches, but …

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Kano State Govt distributes safe delivery kits to expectant mothers

The Kano State Government has distributed safe delivery kits to 300 expectant mothers free of any charge in Garo town of Gwarzo Local Government Area of the state. The Wife of the state governor, Dr Hafsat Abdullahi Ganduje, distributed the items at the Garo Comprehensive Health Centre as part of …

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184,377 PVCs yet to be collected in Adamawa – REC

– Over 184,377 permanent voters cards are awaiting collection in Adamawa state – The disclosure was made on Wednesday, February 13, by the Independent National Electoral Commission – The commission says a total of 1,788,706 has been collected for the 2019 general elections, out of the total registered voters of …

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Borno State Government Declares Today, 15th Feb. 2019 Public Holiday

This is to inform the general public that tomorrow, Friday, 15th February, 2019 has been declared a public holiday by the Borno State Government. 2. This is to enable all the good people of Borno State, including public servants, to adequately prepare to exercise their civic duty on Saturday, 16th …

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Boko Haram: INEC to provides alternative voting centres in Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Yobe state said it would provide an alternative voting centres for areas identified as inaccessible due to Boko Haram insurgency. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Alhaji Ahmad Makama, disclosed this on Wednesday, during a stakeholders’ forum meeting at the commission’s headquarters in Damaturu. The …

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Police: Ballot Papers Impounded in Kano are ‘Specimens’

By Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano Kano State Police command on Thursday said that the 14 sacks of ballot papers impounded were not original, but specimens. Media reports on Thursday alleged that 17 sacks of thumb-printed ballot papers with the All Progressives Congress (APC) box ticked were nabbed by Police in …

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Unclaimed PVCs not in wrong hands – Sokoto REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Sokoto state, Abubakar Sadiq Musa, has said unclaimed PVCs in the state are not in wrong hands as being alleged, dismissing insinuations that such cards will used by politicians for electoral fraud. He disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting on Wednesday in Sokoto. “All our …

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Polls critical to us, determine our future, says Rivers residents

In Lagos, Chibuzo Okwudili has been mobilising people to go out and vote today, “but more importantly, not to waste their votes.” A number of people expressed their disappointment in INEC for inability to obtain their PVCs, despite the extensions. Chioma Eze said: “The election is here already and it …

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Poll postponement: Anger, disappointment from Kaduna resisents

By Ben Agande, Kaduna Residents of Kaduna state have reacted angrily to the postponement of the presidential and parliamentary elections in Nigeria, saying the action by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has only strengthened their resolve to vote. INEC I’m still in race for senate – Uduaghan In an interview …

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