Thursday, June 17, 2021


Bashir Tofa

Northern groups visit Bashir Tofa, lament region’s ‘sorry condition’ 

The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has called on the Federal Government to take an urgent action to liberate the North from the lingering insecurity bedeviling the region. 

Tofa to Buhari: Free Nasturah before bloodbath consumes the North

An elder statesman and former presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention, NRC, Bashir Tofa, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of the convener of Katsina protest, Nasturah Ashir Sheriff.

Border Closure: Tiamin Rice MD hails Nigerian govt, urges more support for local farmers

A renowned Kano-based industrialist, Aminu Ahmed, has commended the Federal Government for its decision to close the nation’s borders to check smuggling of foodstuff and other goods into the country.

Speak out when you perceive injustice, Baba-Ahmed to Northerners

A Northern Elders Forum member, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has advised the Coalition of Northern Groups not to remain silent whenever they perceive any injustice against the region.

Kano Emirate Crisis: Bashir Tofa, Usman Bugaje, others tackle Ganduje, seek Buhari’s intervention

Prominent personalities in Kano State, under the auspices of a group called ‘Friends of Democracy’, have expressed their concern on the on-going crisis in the state following the creation of new emirates by the state government.

Rerun elections: We must not allow our state burn – Kano Elders

Kano concerned citizens initiative, KCCI, on Monday in Kano declared that the group of elders will not fold its arms and allow anyone’s vaulting ambitions to plunged the state into chaos.

Ganduje finally dumps red cap, explains reasons

The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Sunday made his first a public appearance with a cap other than red, after spending over...

Why I dumped PDP, by Doyin Okupe

A former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Mr Okupe, who...

Abacha minister drags Bashir Tofa to court over $200,000 loan

By Mustapha Usman Bashir Dalhatu, a former minister of Power and Steel during the military administration of Sani Abacha, has dragged a former presidential candidate...

Emir Sanusi to confer titles on Bashir Tofa, ex-NPA boss, others

By Hisham Habib A onetime presidential candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention, NRC, Bashir Tofa, and a former managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority,...

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