Tukur has no power over governors —Forme…

Former National Vice-Chairman (North-West) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ambassador Ibrahim Musa Kazaure, in this interview with ADAMU AMADU, speaks on the position of his zone on the crisis in the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and other national issues. Excerpts: WITH the ongoing crises in your party, would you agree …

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Strike: Sokoto Govt Implements,” No Work, No Pay” Policy

The Sokoto State Government has said that it will apply the “no work, no pay’’ policy for the striking academic staff in its three tertiary institutions. The Head of Service, Alhaji Bature Shinkafi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Sokoto that “ the state government was …

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Illegal Border As A Melting Pot

Nigeria Customs Service By Mohammed Aminu Nigeria is currently facing security challenges particularly in the North where the Boko Haram insurgency has crippled economic activities and made life difficult for residents of the affected states of Borno, Yobe among others. The insurgency ravaging the North has been worsened by arms …

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Nigeria: The Race for 20 Million Metric Tons of Food By 2015

WHEN countries in Europe and America screamed out of fright about a global food crisis, not many in Nigeria were alarmed. And the reason was obvious. The nation have always had food crisis. So terrible was the situation that former President Olusegun Obasanjo had to adopt remedial measures of importing …

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Borno: JTF rescues three girls kidnapped in Maiduguri

The Joint Task Force, operation restore order in Borno state has said that information at their disposal indicates that, Boko Haram sect members have devised an alternative strategy of kidnapping unsuspecting victim through the use taxis along major roads and highways to kidnap teenage girls. The JTF in a statement …

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Jigawa Coe Spends N783 Million in Three Years

Dutse — The Jigawa State College of Education Gumel has spent about N783 million to implement various projects through the intervention fund released to it by Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TetFund) between 2010 and 2012. Provost of the college, Dr. Dahiru Abdulkadir, explained that the sum of N340 million was …

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Inside PDP convention politics

THE battle within the ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)has shifted from the euphoria of the last executive meeting to hard politicking ahead of the national convention slated for July 15th. From across the geo-political zones, pro and anti-presidency camps are scheming to retain or supplant each other with regard …

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Kano Police Arrests 3241 Suspected Criminals In Six Months, Says …

The police in Kano have announced the arrest of 3,241 suspects since January in a series of raids of criminal hide outs and black spots in the city, a whopping average of nearly 20 persons per day. The Kano State Police Commissioner, Musa A. Daura, said 2,741 have been charged …

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