The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, says unlawful wedding spending is a major cause of the high rate of divorce in our society. The Sultan said this when he spoke at a meeting of Islamic scholars organised by the Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission, in Sokoto yesterday. “Our scholars […]
The United States Embassy has suspended consular services and appointments in Abuja till further notice. It explained that appointments for visa and for American citizen services have also been put on hold temporarily. Consular operations in Lagos were, however, not affected, the mission said in a statement on its website […]
Kano state government says it has discovered the sum of over $1 million allegedly paid by former governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso to a University in Ukraine where no Kano state student was studying. According to The Nation, the senior Special Assistant to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Higher Education, Dr. Hussaini Akilu […]
Almost a week after the siege on the National Assembly by operatives of the DSS, the senate president Bukola Saraki has called on President Buhari to institute an independent judicial panel of inquiry to investigate the matter. According to him, ‘the very serious questions about last Tuesday’s siege on the National […]
Senate president Bukola Saraki, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state, Samuel Ortom of Benue state and Senator Dino Melaye, all attended the National Executive Council meeting of PDP which held in Abuja today, August 2nd.
Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, was widely assumed to have been abducted after his associates claimed he ran into unknown assailants as he travelled towards Kogi State. News of the purported abduction spread quickly, and many started drawing divergent conclusions as to what might have happened. Several […]
#NotTooYoungToRun A Presidential aspirant, Mr. Omoyele Sowore has pledged to scrap the senate if he emerges victorious in the 2019 elections, describing the upper chamber as a drain pipe to the country’s economy. He noted that the federal government spends a whopping N1 trillion yearly as salaries and emoluments of […]