SERAP to Ganduje: ‘Reject fat pensions, luxury cars-for-life for Kano lawmakers’

SERAP to Ganduje: ‘Reject fat pensions, luxury cars-for-life for Kano lawmakers’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, urging him to use his good offices and position to: “publicly reject life pensions and brand-new vehicles for lawmakers bill passed by the Kano State House of Assembly, and to prevail on the members of the House to immediately drop the bill, and to […]

Supplementary Elections: PDP Voters Attacked Across States

Supplementary Elections: PDP Voters Attacked Across States

By Ehi Ekhator There has been violence reported across several states where Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting a suplementary election in the north of Nigeria. INEC declared the elections in Adamawa, Bauchi, Plateau, Kano, and Sokoto inclusive due to several reasons. Suspected thugs attacked electoral officials and political party agents accompanying voting materials […]

Crisis in Imo State Bothers Buhari Greatly – Ganduje

Crisis in Imo State Bothers Buhari Greatly – Ganduje

The indicted Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Gandujue visited Imo State with his counterpart, Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi in a peace visit to douse the tension mounting in the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress. The crisis had been brooding in the state APC since the National Working Committee of the party adopted […]

SERAP to Buhari: Instruct AGF to investigate allegations of bribery against Gov Ganduje

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to without delay investigate allegations of bribery against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, as contained in the widely circulated video clips allegedly showing Mr Ganduje receiving bribe.”

SERAP to Buhari: Instruct AGF to investigate allegations of bribery against Gov Ganduje

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to without delay investigate allegations of bribery against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje […]

Kano lawmakers serve speaker with Impeachment notice

About 27 members of the Kano State House of Assembly signed the impeachment notice served to the Speaker, Abdullahi Atta on Monday morning

Kano lawmakers serve speaker with Impeachment notice

lawmakers impeach Imo State Deputy Speaker By Ehi Ekhator About 27 members of the Kano State House of Assembly signed the impeachment notice served to the Speaker, Abdullahi Atta on Monday morning The aggrieved lawmakers accused the former speaker of corruption, failure to carry other members along and incompetence. A new speaker Alhassan Rurum has been […]

Hausa youths have been shortchanged for non-indigens – Kano Youwin candidates react

Members of the Kano State Youwin forum have written to the President, Muhammadu Buhari to look into the problem and query how minority ethnics dominated the shortlisted names.

Hausa youths have been shortchanged for non-indigens – Kano Youwin candidates react

says over 45 percent names are non-indigens Members of the Kano State Youwin forum have written to the President, Muhammadu Buhari to look into the problem and query how minority ethnics dominated the shortlisted names. The Chairman, Malam Ahmed Ado Usman disclosed this while briefing the media on Monday. The group with over 300 YouWin […]

Underage Voting: INEC Is Threatening Our Democracy, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, that there are no underage voters in Kano State as a despicable act of cowardice and threat to our nation's democracy.

Underage Voting: INEC Is Threatening Our Democracy, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, that there are no underage voters in Kano State as a despicable act of cowardice and threat to our nation’s democracy. The PDP said the INEC Chairman, in allowing the All Progressive Congress (APC)-led Federal […]

Politicians support state police for selfish interest, says Activist

A renowned human rights activist and Convener, Save Lagos Group (SLG), Comrade Adeniyi,Alimi Sulaiman has declared his support to the call for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force(NPF) for effective policing of the country, saying that the present structure of the Nigeria Police could not withstand the current security challenges facing the country.

Politicians support state police for selfish interest, says Activist

…..Backs decentralization of Nigeria Police A renowned human rights activist and Convener, Save Lagos Group (SLG), Comrade Adeniyi,Alimi Sulaiman has declared his support to the call for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force(NPF) for effective policing of the country, saying that the present structure of the Nigeria Police could not withstand the current security challenges facing the country. […]

Will Buhari Re-loots Abacha’s $321 Recovered Loot?

Will Buhari Re-loots Abacha’s $321 Recovered Loot?

By Erasmus Ikhide ON the 8th of June, 2008 at the 10th -year anniversary of the late military Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha outing in Kano, President Muhammadu Buhari cast a gloomy shadow on his puritanical attire with the comment that “Gen. Abacha did not loot the national treasury, contrary to the general impression. […]

Buhari die hard supporters cry over neglect

Buhari die hard supporters cry over neglect

Hundreds of President Muhammadu Buhari’s supporters in Kano state, who actively participated in all his political campaigns since he joined politics in 2002, have cried out over alleged neglect by the president. Malam Musa Horror, who spoke on behalf of the supporters, told Daily Trust in Kano yesterday that, despite their contributions in the formation of Buhari-led government, they have […]

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