Congresses: Gombe APC Elects Ward Executives in Peaceful, Transparent Process

…As Governor Inuwa participates in affirmation of results of consensus that produced party executives in Jekadafari ward…APC National Team, observers, others commend rancour-free conduct of ward congress in Gombe Umar Kaltungo Gombe State governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya was earlier yesterday at his Jekadafari ward, in Gombe metropolis, where he attended and participated in the affirmation of the result of the APC Ward Congress conducted through consensus method. Recall that stakeholders of the APC in Gombe State had adopted a resolution to hold the party’s congresses at ward, local government and…

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Tokyo Olympics: 3 Nigerian athletes qualify for finals

A total of three Nigerian track and field athletes have qualified for the finals at the on-going 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games in Japan. They are Enoch Adegoke, Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume. Adegoke qualified for the final of the men’s 100m heat at the on-going 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games in Japan on Sunday. The 21-year-old finished second (10.00s) in Heat-2 of men’s 100m, just behind Zharnel Hughes, who kept the British hope alive by winning the second semi in 9.98seconds. Amusan, meanwhile, qualified for the Women’s 100m Hurdles final. She…

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Kebbi: 2 abducted FGGC Yauri students escape bandits’ den

…Taken to Dansadau Two students abducted by bandits from Federal Government College, Yauri, in Kebbi state, escaped bandits’ den, according to reports. It was gathered from a reliable source that the students wandered in the wilderness and then found themselves at Dandalla, a community located five kilometres south of Dansadau town. “They entered one house there not even knowing where they were. The residents, after identifying them decided to hide them until it was sunset. They then took them to Dansadau where they handed them over to the Divisional Police…

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Hushpuppi: Police Service Commission suspends Abba Kyari over alleged fraud scandal, FBI indictment

The Police Service Commission, (PSC), has suspended a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Head, Intelligence Response Team of the Nigeria Police Force, Abba Kyari, over his indictment by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI), for alleged involvement in a $1.1m internet fraud. This came a few hours after the Inspector-General of Police, (IGP), Usman Baba, recommended the “immediate suspension” of Kyari, from the Nigeria Police Force. Kyari, who is popularly known as ‘super cop,’ had been under fire since the FBI, last Wednesday, unsealed a 69-page court document showing that…

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Hushpuppi: Police IGP recommends suspension of DCP Abba Kyari

The suspension of the Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has been recommended by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba. This was contained in a statement released by the Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba. According to the spokesman, Kyari will remain out of service of the Nigeria Police Force pending the outcome of investigations. The IGP, in his letter to the Police Service Commission, dated July 31, 2021, noted that the suspension is in line with the internal disciplinary processes. The suspension will help the…

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‘APC founded on lies, blackmail, can’t go beyond 2023’ – Lamido

A former governor of Jigawa State and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Sule Lamido, has questioned the foundation of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), saying the party will not live beyond 2023. He said the APC would collapse because it was built on hatred for the PDP, adding that it had failed to fulfill its promises and its leaders exposed as liars. The former minister of foreign affairs further said the PDP would regain power in 2023 because Nigerians were tired of the ruling party. In a published…

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EFCC quizzes, release former Senate President Bukola Saraki over renewed corruption allegation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has released the immediate-past Senate President, Bukola Saraki from its custody, after his reported arrest yesterday over allegations of theft and money laundering. Recall that according to reports which circulated widely yesterday, the EFCC allegedly arrested the former Kwara State governor,and took him in for interrogation at the agency’s Abuja office. However, in a swift reaction late yesterday, the Abubakar Bukola Saraki Media Office denied the earlier reports, saying he was not arrested. According to an issued press statement by his Media Office,…

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Resident doctors set to begin indefinite strike Monday

The National Association of Resident Doctors, (NARD) have unanimously agreed to embark on an indefinite strike from tomorrow, Monday. The doctors reached the decision after their National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, which was attended by over 50 members across the country. This is coming at a very critical time when the country is currently experiencing a rise in Covid-19 infections, the signal of a third wave of the pandemic. The resident doctors pointed out that the Federal Government has failed to honour and implement the Memorandum of Understanding, (MoU), it…

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Kaduna: El-Rufa’i orders demolition of dilapidated storey buildings within 5 days

Kaduna State governor, Nasir Ahmed el-Rufa’i has ordered the Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority, (KASUPDA), to demolish nine identified inhabitable and dilapidated storey buildings and other abandoned structures within five days if the owners failed to rehabilitate such structures. A statement issued by the Public Relations Executive of KASUPDA, Nuhu Garba, said sub-standard materials were used in erecting the affected buildings with poor workmanship, thereby making them unstable. “Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority (KASUPDA) has granted additional five days for the owners of inhabitable and dilapidated…

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“Tinubu is fine, hale and hearty, doesn’t need hospitalisation” — Aide

…Says ‘he will be back soon’ The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is fine, hale and hearty, contrary to the widespread rumour of his death. The Media Adviser to Tinubu, Tunde Rahman, gave the clarification in an issued statement yesterday. The statement read in part: ”His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is fine. He is hale and hearty. He is not in any hospital. He has no medical problem that would require hospitalisation. “Yes, he is out of the country at the moment. He…

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