VP Sambo Says Transformation Agenda Impacts Northern Nigeria

The Vice President of Nigeria, Mohammed Namadi Sambo has in the caucus meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held recently in Kaduna State said that the North-West, particularly Kaduna State has benefitted from the Transformation Agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan. While commending PDP stakeholders for upholding the enviable position …

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2015: Buhari should anoint Kwankwaso –Salah Jili

Comrade Saleh Jili, in the course of his membership in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State was the secretary of the party’s state elders committee. He was also an ex-officio member of the North West Zone’s executive committee of the PDP. In this interview, which dwells on a number of topical issues, he …

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Adamawa PDP Warns Against Tukur’s Sack

Abuja — ELDERS, Leaders and Stakeholders Forum, Adamawa State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chapter has moved to save its own, the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, pleading with President Goodluck Jonathan not to sack him. It warned that anything to the contrary would further escalate the already …

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Gunmen attack village of Nigeria’s Kano governor

By IBRAHIM GARBAAssociated Press KANO, Nigeria (AP) – Gunmen shouting “God is great” fired into worshippers at a mosque in the village of the powerful governor of northern Kano state, witnesses said Wednesday. Police said three people were killed. It was unclear if the attack was staged by suspected Islamic …

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Don’t remove Tukur as PDP Chairman, Adamawa group tells Jonathan

PDP Chairman, Bamanga Tukur The politicians said removing Mr. Tukur could spell doom for the PDP. A group of leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Adamawa State, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to ignore calls for the removal of the party’s National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur. The group in …

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27 Out Of 30 Sokoto Legislators Defect To APC

Twenty-seven out of 30 members of the Sokoto State House of Assembly have decamped to the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Mr Malami Basakkwace, said that the lawmakers took a unanimous decision to follow Governor Aliyu Wamako to the …

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Kebbi Varsity to Start Post Graduate Programmes

Birnin Kebbi — The Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero (KSUSTA) will start a post graduate programmes in March this year. Vice Chancellor of the institution Professor Abdullahi Abdu Zuru disclosed this during a seminar at the weekend. “We have met all the requirements of the National University …

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20 children die in road accidents in 10 days –FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, yesterday said that 20 children died, while 75 others were injured in road crashes between 19th and 28th December, 2013. According to a statement issued by Bisi Kazeem, Deputy Corps Public Education Officer, 239 children were involved in the crashes, with 144 rescued by …

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Cholera Outbreak Claims 71 Lives in Kano

Photo: Nancy Palus/IRIN No fewer than 71 deaths have been recorded in a cholera outbreak in Kano the Project Director of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in the Federal Ministry of Health, Professor AbdulSalam Nasidi has said. According to him, the outbreak which was first noticed in the …

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