A civil rights organization, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has called on relevant authorities to institute a thorough probe into academic credentials of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotum Idris over his recent speech gaffe in Kano.
*Flays Nigeria Army’s reports on Danjuma’s bias comments A civil rights organization, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has called on relevant authorities to institute a thorough probe into academic credentials of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotum Idris over his recent speech gaffe in Kano. This is coming just as […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission says some underage voters are being registered in some parts of the country because the lives of registration officers are being threatened by some members of the community.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says some underage voters are being registered in some parts of the country because the lives of registration officers are being threatened by some members of the community. The Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said this on Wednesday during a programme on the African Independent Television titled, ‘Kakaaki.’ […]
Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a nongovernmental advocacy group in Kano has called on security agencies in the state to invite the state commissioner for special duties, Alhaji Abudullahi Abbas Sanusi for interrogation over statements credited to him on a video clip, inciting youths to stone former governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso on his proposed visit […]
The wife of the president, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, called for a review of the N10,000 fine against the rapist of a six-month old baby in Kano last year. She spoke at the Banquet Hall of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja at a national workshop on War Against Abuse in Nigeria organized […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday night declared that the massive reception that greeted his arrival in Kano for a 2-day working visit “is a message to the opposition’’ that his popularity in the region remains unshaken. Speaking at state dinner held in his honour, President Buhari was full of thanks and gratitude to the government […]
Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, on Wednesday said its time intelligent debate on restructuring is kick-started to end ethnic agitations across the country. Speaking at the Union Bank’s centenary event in Lagos, the Emir said sustained peace is pivotal to the prosperity of individuals, business and Nigeria in general, hence there is need for […]
The Department of State Service (DSS) said yesterday it arrested a wanted terrorism suspect and member of the Islamic State of West Africa (ISWA), Husseini Mai-Tangaran. A statement by a DSS official, Tony Opuiyo, said the Service uncovered and foiled plans by the ISWA terrorists to cause mayhem that would have disrupted the Eid-Kabir Sallah […]
A 45-year old police officer attached to the Dawakin Kudu Divisional Police Station in Kano State was last weekend crushed by a reckless Hisbah driver. Investigations revealed that the policeman by name Sergeant Adamu Garba who was at his duty post on Saturday by 11pm hit by the reckless Hisbah driver Zakariyya Usman who was […]
The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, said it had uncovered plot by suspected terrorists to attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto and Maiduguri during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. Mr Tony Opuiyo, an operative of the service who made the disclosure in Abuja, said two suspects — Yusuf Adamu and Abdulmuminu Haladu — were arrested in Sokoto […]
A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has urged Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and the state lawmakers to handle with care the allegations levelled against the Emir of Kano, HRH Muhammad Sanusi II. Frank, who reacted in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja, urged Governor Ganduje to […]