Big Brother Naija: Bauchi governor, Abubakar invites Efe to State

The Bauchi State governor, M.A Abubakar, has invited winner of the just concluded Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Efe to come and rest and explore the state. As expected, aside the N25million Efe is taking home as the winner of the just concluded reality show, other benefits are still attached. Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi…

Boko Haram now almost powerless – Ex-Head of State, Abubakar

A former Head of State, retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar on Monday in Yola expressed satisfaction that the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East “has been substantially degraded.’’ Abubakar, who was the guest speaker at the opening of a three-day regional conference on “Peace Building and Reconstruction in the Chad Basin,’’ however, noted that terrorism…

Budget padding: Bauchi Governor, Abubakar denies sponsoring anti-Dogara protests

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has denied having a hand in the protest by a civil society organisation, Conscience Nigeria, calling for the investigation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, over the budget padding scandal. Conscience Nigeria and Center for Public Accountability had threatened  to submit a petition to the…

PHOTONEWS: Jonathan visits IBB, Abubakar in Minna

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday paid a visit to former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida and former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar in Minna, Niger State. It is believed that Jonathan made the trip to the statesmen in spirit of the Sallah season. None of the ex-presidents spoke to the press after the…

Ganduje in minor cabinet reshuffle

KANO state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje on Thursday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle by appointing Hajiya ‘Yardada Maikano Bichi as new commissioner for Women Affairs. The erstwhile commissioner in the ministry, Zubaida D. Abubakar, has been moved to the Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning. Speaking shortly after swearing in Hajiya Yardada as member of the…

Tambuwal, Sultan visit flood-ravaged Sokoto communities

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, along with Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, have assessed the damage done by thunderstorm and flood in Tudu village and surrounding communities of Dange Shuni local government area of Sokoto state. Incessant rain and rising water level have left more than 100 homes destroyed while a toddler was reported dead in the…

Tambuwal, Sultan visit flood victims

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal alongside Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, recently, assessed the damage done by thunderstorm and flood at Tudu village and surrounding communities in Dange Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto State. Incessant rain and rising water level destroyed more than 100 homes, while a toddler was reported dead in the village. Addressing victims…

Hajj: Sokoto Concludes Airlift Of 4,750 Pilgrims

About 4, 750 persons who are the last set of pilgrims from Sokoto State for the 2016 Hajj exercise were yesterday airlifted from the Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar 111 International Airport to Saudi Arabia.The pilgrims, who were the tenth and last set from the Seat of the Caliphate, were airlifted from the airport at about 1.45pm…