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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...

Penlight Centre trains Bauchi youths on new media strategies  

The Penlight Centre for New Media Innovation, in collaboration with PRNigeria, has organized a one-week workshop for selected youths from Bauchi State on new media strategies.

DAILY NIGERIAN launches new media innovation center

The Penlight Media, publisher of DAILY NIGERIAN newspaper, has launched a new media innovation centre with a view to addressing challenges associated with the information dissemination in the new media era. 

Appeal fund to support ace Hausa singer, Magajiya Danbatta, launched

An Appeal Fund, in support of the 84-year-old ace Hausa female singer, Magajiya Dambatta, has been launched by the Editor-in-Chief of Daily Nigerian newspaper, Jaafar Jaafar.

Nigerian police, military, SSS arbitrarily harassing, arresting journalists, bloggers – Amnesty Int’l

Journalists, bloggers and activists in Nigeria are increasingly harassed, intimidated, sometimes physically assaulted and arbitrarily arrested by Nigerian authorities simply for doing their job or expressing dissenting opinions, Amnesty International said on Monday.

Ganduje’s pointless ‘pentarchy’, by Jaafar Jaafar

On a bright Saturday morning of October 1, 1983 at Kano Race Course, the late former governor of Kano State, Sabo Bakinzuwo, started his inaugural speech as the new executive governor of the state with the most exciting part. Waxing garrulous as ever, the verbose politician glanced over his shoulder to where the late emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero was sitting. "We will restore the prestige and dignity of Kano Emirate now," he said.

Gandujegate: 43 lawyers offer to defend DAILY NIGERIAN publisher

No fewer than 43 Human Rights lawyers have already indicated interest to stand for Jaafar Jaafar and Daily Nigerian in court over a N3 billion suit filed by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano against Mr Jaafar and his online newspaper.

Gandujegate and the Importance of investigative Journalism in Nigeria, by Sunny Ibeh Jnr

The rise of investigative journalism in contemporary African societies has undeniably brought a huge conciliation to the average African. Among other African countries, Nigeria...

Ganduje bribe videos: Kano Assembly invites DAILY NIGERIAN publisher

The Kano State House of Assembly on Thursday invited the publisher/editor-in-chief of DAILY NIGERIAN, Jaafar Jaafar, to appear before a panel investigating the authenticity...

EXCLUSIVE: Why Presidency cabal imposed Buhari’s interpreter as D-G of NIA

Facts have emerged as to why President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the substantive Director-General of the National Intelligence...

Herdsmen terror as Buhari’s re-election challenge, by Jaafar Jaafar

"The Fulani man that we know was at peace with his neighbour not criminal and diabolic. The Fulani man that we know used a...

Hajj 2017: How fair is Nigerian fare?, by Jaafar Jaafar

From Oxford Street to Shepherd’s Bush in London, Souk al Baddu to Khan al Atareen in Saudi Arabia, naira was conveniently spent in the...

Kano at 50: Matters arising, by Jaafar Jaafar

In a week-long elaborate ceremony, the statehood of Kano was celebrated last week. The fallout of a military coup that toppled General Johnson Aguyi-Ironsi...

Why we cancelled website management contracts, by VC NOUN

The Vice chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Abdalla Adamu, has said the management of the university decided to terminate outsourcing...

Sanusi II: Nigeria’s inheritor of tradition and unlikely would-be reformer, by Richard Ali

*This article was first published by African Arguments Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has often been a polarising figure in Nigeria, but he now finds himself at...

I spent N4.3bn not N6bn in 3 years – Emir Sanusi [see full statement]

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has debunked the allegations that he squandered a whopping sum of N6billion between June...

Another word for Emir Sanusi, by Jaafar Jaafar

While the hyperbolic lyrics of the legendary Sarkin Kotson Kano Abdulrahman’s magnum opus – Sir Sanusi Sarkin Yaki Zakin Daga Na Abashe – turned...

A word for Emir Sanusi, by Jaafar Jaafar

Sometime in 1960, two ministers and top leaders of the defunct Northern People’s Congress, NPC, the Magajin Garin Kano, Alhaji Inuwa Wada and Ibrahim Musa Gashash, visited the Emir’s Palace, Kano to pay homage to the emir, Sir Muhammadu Sanusi.

Is Buhari really fighting corruption?, by Jaafar Jaafar

One imprecise impression we all have about the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is thinking that it's ongoing loot recovery, modelled after the bravado...

When Buhari marginalized the North…, By Jaafar Jaafar

Sometime in 2014, a change of baton in the leadership of the Unity Bank Plc left me in pain. Learning that the newly appointed...

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