Yobe State Kicks Against Extension of Emergency Rule

Varying reactions have continued to trail President Goodluck Jonathan’s request to extend the emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states. Honourable Goni Haruna ( APC-Yobe) decried the proposed extension saying ,” A 100 per cent of the state, including myself and the state governor, say no to the extension …

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Oyinlola must resume, rebel govs tell PDP

PUNCH POLITICS The seven aggrieved governors and members of the New Peoples Democratic Party met in Abuja on Sunday night and demanded that Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola should be allowed to resume duty as the national secretary of the PDP. The meeting, which took place at the Kano State Governors’s lodge …

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Sokoto donates 100 computers to physically challenged students

The Sokoto State Government on Saturday donated 100 computers to some physically challenged students of the Abdulrasheed Adisa Raji Special School for the Physically-Challenged. The Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Yusuf Danchadi, made the disclosure at the graduation of the beneficiaries from a three-month computer appreciation course. The News Agency of …

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Nigerian military kills 5 in Kano shoot-out

KANO, Nigeria — After months of relative calm in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, shootouts early Saturday morning killed two soldiers and five suspected Islamic extremist insurgents, said military officials. The fighting began after security forces stormed two homes at about 3 a.m. Residents were accused of plotting to …

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Sokoto State Government discovers 32 council workers with fake certificates

The Sokoto State Local Government Service Commission said it had discovered 32 local government council workers with fake certificates. The commission made the disclosure in a statement issued by its Director of Administration, Alhaji Bature Isa, on Saturday in Sokoto. The statement quoted the director as saying that the discovery …

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NIGERIA: Kwankwaso Advocates Creation of State Police

NIGERIA: Kwankwaso Advocates Creation of State Police Category: Nigeria News Published on Saturday, 09 November 2013 09:11 Written by Ibrahim Shuaibu Hits: 159 Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano StateGovernor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has advocated for the creation of state police in the country, alleging that the …

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Yobe Lauds FG On Extension Of Emergency Rule

Yobe Lauds FG On Extension Of Emergency Rule Category: National Published: Friday, 08 November 2013 21:40 Written by From Njadvara Musa, Damaturu Hits: 36 GOVERNOR Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has lauded the extension of emergency rule in Yobe, Borno and Yobe States by the Federal Government by six months …

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