Month: April 2017

BREAKING: Police arrest ex-Governor Sule Lamido

Former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State The police in Kano have arrested the immediate past governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido. Mr. Lamido was arrested for allegedly inciting his supporters to stop the conduct of local government elections organised by the current administration of Governor Muhammad Badaru. The council elections are fixed for July …

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Nigeria is getting out of Recession, Mohammed

Ibabanaija.com Apr 28, 2017 1:00 PM Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said on Saturday that  Nigeria was gradually moving out of recession. Mohammed, represented by the Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria The Presidency has assured Nigerians that despite the insinuations by a number of media organisations, owing to rare …

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"Saraki, El-Rufai were right to block Tinubu from becoming Vice President"

Ibabanaija.com Apr 30, 2017 3:44 PM A Chieftain of the Northern Elders Forum, Rev. Bitrus Dangiwa, has opined that Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, were right to have opposed the move of a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, to become the party’s vice presidential …

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Buhari will win 2019 Presidential election – Kachikwu

The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ibeh Kachikwu, is confident that President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 Presidential election, DailyPost reports. He made the remark while fielding questions from CNN anchor, Richard Quest, who has been in Nigeria. Quest asked Kachukwu, “Is it likely, that within another year your president or his party will be …

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36 Governors Sneak Into Aso Rock, Take Final Decision On Buhari’s Resignation

The closed-door meeting, held at the Old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, was presided over by the Chairman of the Forum, Abdulaziz Yari, of Zamfara State. The sudden meeting came barely a few hours after Buhari for the third consecutive time, did not show up at the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting, usually …

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NIA, NSA Clash Over $43m Slush Fund in Ikoyi Apartment

The slush $43m cash found in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos state, has generated a buzz between the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) and the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) the Punch reports.  This follows the investigation of NIA DG Ayodele Oke by a committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.  According to someone …

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Sheikh Gumi Knocks Emir Sanusi – Poor Men Help Women By Marrying Plenty Wives

Popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi is opposing the recent calls for reforms in Northern Nigeria made by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.    In an interview with VANGUARD, Sheikh talked about early marriage in the North and the Emir’s call to prevent poor men from marrying multiple wives.  He said, ”I have …

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