Monday, 01 March, 2021

Tag: Politics


Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, a media aide to the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has been arrested by the Department of State Services’ operatives, Saharareporters has learnt. “Alhamdulillah we just confirmed @dawisu is at DSS office,” Abubakar, an official of the Read more…


Four months to the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), top shots of the party have commenced intense underground moves and consultations for the ruling party’s national chairmanship seat. The Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee Read more…


The United States has said that violent extremist organisations, including Boko Haram and Al-Shabaa, remain a threat to the African continent. It also said the People’s Republic of China’s activities in Africa might increase instability in the continent. The Deputy Read more…


Elder statesman and Afenifere chieftain, Ayo Adebanjo, has condemned the attempt by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and Department of State Services to arrest Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Sunday Igboho). A team of policemen, soldiers and DSS officers Read more…


‌The Fulani community in Kwara State has described allegations against the Sarkin Fulani of Igangan, Saliu Abdulkadir, as false. In a communiqué issued at the end of a meeting of Joint Fulani Associations in Kwara State on Tuesday, they urged Read more…


The nurses and midwives in Ondo State have said they will embark on a warning strike to press home their demands.  The health workers, under the aegis of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives of the Ondo State Council Read more…


The Nigerian government has said it will not stop to source for external loans to implement infrastructural projects across the country. It also plans to send the 2021 supplementary budget to address the COVID-19 palliatives to the National Assembly for Read more…


Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, said he has no interest in the rumoured presidential ambition of All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, in 2023. Fayose, who stated this on a PUNCH Live interview, expressed confidence that Read more…


The new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa says he has a cordial relationship with Ibrahim Magu, former acting chairman of the anti-graft agency. Magu was suspended in July 2020 over allegations of mismanaging recovered Read more…


President Muhammadu Buhari has received a list of 25 top corruption cases linked with stolen or mismanaged funds worth N900 billion which his government was investigating but had been left dormant. In a letter delivered to the President, a group, Read more…