Senator Hunkuyi Inaugurates Kaduna APC Aspirants Platform

Calls for Sincere Commitment to Change Kaduna State for Better BY OBUTE JAMES Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi representing Kaduna North Senatorial Zone in the Senate has unveiled and inaugurated Kaduna APC platform that will check all anti-democratic tendencies in the state. Speaking during the inauguration of the platform in Kaduna on Thursday February 7, 2018 Hunkuyi…

Presidential Election to Come Last as National Assembly Adopts Reordered Sequence of Election

BY OBUTE JAMES The National Assembly Conference Committee on Electoral Act (amendment) Bill on Tuesday February 6 adopted the reordered sequence of the 2019 General Elections, making National Assembly election first and presidential election last. The House of Representatives had few weeks ago, began process to amend the Electoral Act 2010 with the inclusion of…

Senate to Probe CBN, Commercial Banks over Illegal Charges, Deductions

BY OBUTE JAMES The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday January 30, 2018 resolved to conduct an investigation into the spate of illegal charges and deductions from accounts of their customers by Deposit Money Banks. The resolution followed the adoption of a motion moved by Senator Magnus Abe and 22 others, entitled, ‘Urgent Need to Investigate, Regularise…

Sultan, Others Demand High-Powered Commission to Investigate Killings in Nigeria

The National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN) headed by Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar has urged the federal government to end the senseless killings in the country, saying that life is too sacred to be wasted. HRH Abubakar, made the call at the opening of the council’s General Assembly in Port Harcourt on…

Senator Hunkuyi Presents Bill to establish Aged Persons Welfare Agency

BY OBUTE JAMES Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, Chairman Senate Committee on National Population and National Identity on Tuesday presented a bill to establish Aged Persons Welfare Agency. The bill titled ‘’Aged Persons Welfare Agency (Est, etc} Bill 2018 (SB, 606) which came up for the first reading on Tuesday January 30, 2018, at the Senate Chamber,…

3 Persons Introduce Themselves as IPMAN President before Senator Marafa Led Senate Committee

By Obute James The Senator Kabir Marafa Senate committee probing the ongoing fuel crisis was on Thursday thrown into confusion as three persons introduced themselves as president of the Independent Petroleum Marketers of Nigeria, IPMAN. The first person to introduce himself as IPMAN president was Obasi Lawson,before two others, Sanusi Fari, Okoronko Chinedu, also introduced…

Former Kebbi Governor, Deputy and Others. Dump PDP

A former Kebbi governor, Alhaji Sa’idu Dakingari, and his deputy, Alhaji Ibrahim Aliyu, on Friday defected to All Progressive Congress (APC) from PDP. Other top PDP members in the state also defected to APC.ey include former Secretary to the state government, Alhaji Rabiu Kamba, former member House of Representatives, Alhaji Sani Kalgo, Abdullahi Dan-Alkali, Alhaji…

Magu is Still EFCC Chairman – Official

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Tuesday December 25 reacted to speculation that Ibrahim Magu has been removed as the acting chairman of the anti-graft agency. In a tweet sent out from its official handle on Tuesday morning, the commission insisted “there is no change of guards”. The update read: “#Alert: For the avoidance…

REVEALED: STILL ON JIBWIS: ITS LACK OF ACCOUNTABILITY, UNITY AND WHY COURT ACTION IS IMMINENT

By Tukur Mamu I was only motivated to write again not only because of the overwhelming and anticipated interest and responses my article on Izala and its leadership, particularly under the factional leadership of Mallam Abdullahi Bala Lau generated, but due to the concerns and disappointments largely expressed by Sunni followers after reading my piece…