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Of EFCC’s negligence and Ganduje/Tinubu’s hunting of journalists, by Mohammed Yakubu

Before whipping the compromised EFCC for its myopic anti-corruption crusade, torchlighligting the cruelty and threats meted on Nigerian journalists (Jaafaar Jaafar and Ayoola Babalola)...

Ganduje: Gradually going gaga? by Bala Ibrahim

It was Edward Dalberg Acton, the historian, moralist and English nobleman that said, “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost...

Merryl Wyn Davies: A short tribute, by Ibrahim Sheme

In our culture, it is said that it is never too late to submit condolences over somebody's demise. So I felt obligated tonight to pray for the soul of Merryl Wyn Davies and wish that Allah reward her with paradise.

Ganduje dollar videos: Police storm DAILY NIGERIAN office in search of publisher

Armed policemen have stormed the Abuja head office of the DAILY NIGERIAN newspaper in search of its publisher, Jaafar Jaafar. In October 2018, DAILY NIGERIAN...

Why I decided to return to Kano Pillars – Musa

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has opened up on his rationale for returning to his former club, Kano Pillars.

Arms purchase: Channel your queries to my predecessors, COAS Attahiru tells Reps

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Ibrahim Attahiru, has urged the members of the House of Representatives to channel their inquiries on arms purchase contracts to his predecessors.

Dollar videos: Jaafar Jaafar writes IGP, says ‘blame Ganduje if anything happens to me’

Following renewed threats to his life, the publisher of DAILY NIGERIAN, Jaafar Jaafar, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, saying that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State should be held responsible if anything happens to him.

We are making secret plan against those who released my dollar video – Ganduje

The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has vowed to deal with those who released a video of him stuffing dollars in his babbarriga...

Queen of the Nuerburgring’ Sabine Schmitz dies at 51

Sabine Schmitz, the only female winner of the 24 Hours of Nuerburgring, has died at the age of 51.

Kano govt confirms outbreak of strange disease as 3 die, 284 hospitalised

The Kano State Ministry of Health has confirmed the outbreak of a strange disease allegedly caused by an expired local juice mix called "Jolly Juice" in the state.

Missing arms funds: NSA Monguno makes U-turn, says he was “misquoted”

Despite clearly indicting the former service chiefs under Buhari administration in missing arms procurement funds, the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, has recanted. He said...

Markle drama: BBC begins new documentary series tagged ‘The Princes & The Press’

The British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, has ordered production of a new documentary series titled 'The Princes & The Press' which will be centered on the lives of the British royals.

Funds meant for arms purchase ‘missing’ under Buratai, other service chiefs — NSA

The National Security Adviser, NSA Babagana Monguno, has revealed that funds given to former service chiefs for arms purchase not be traced. On January 26,...

Meghan’s racism allegation will be addressed privately – The Queen

Buckingham Palace has finally broken its silence, hours after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, accused the English monarchy of racism.

UPDATED: Gunmen abduct 60, torch many houses in Zamfara community

Gunmen have stormed Ruwan Tofa town in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara state, abducting 60 women and children in the area.

Ram costs N1m in Lagos as cattle traders’ strike bites harder

The ongoing strike by the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria has caused a rise in the prices of animals in Lagos and other Southwestern states.

Finally, Ganduje fixes date for debate between Sheikh Abduljabbar, Ulama

THe Kano State government has fixed Sunday, March 7 for the much-awaited debate between a controversial cleric, Abduljabbar Kabara and a group of Islamic...

UPDATED: Bandits kidnap ‘over 300 schoolgirls’ in another mass school abduction in Zamfara

Armed bandits have attacked Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, kidnapping hundreds of schoolgirls. This is coming...

Southwest governors’ utterances sparked killings in Sasha market, others – Lawan

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has stated that divisive utterances by some Southwest governors were responsible for the killings in Sasha market and other...

COVID-19: Foreign travelers to present 3 negative tests – Britain

Travellers entering Britain from overseas will soon be required to take three Coronavirus, COVID-19, tests and quarantine for 10 days, according to media reports.

I don’t support Sheikh Gumi’s reconciliation with bandits – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that the state government does not support or recognised any reconciliatory move with criminals in the state.

COVID-19: Britain imposes 10-day quarantine for arrivals from over 30 countries

Britain has made it mandatory for UK residents and nationals arriving from more than 30 countries to enter 10 days supervised quarantine in hotels, beginning from Feb.15.

2023: No plans to field Jonathan as presidential candidate – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has dismissed insinuations in some quarters that the party was planning to field former President Goodluck Jonathan as its 2023 Presidential Candidate.

Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia needs urgent action — UN

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for urgent steps to address the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

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