EFCC to quizz Lamido, Elechi

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited ex-Governors Sule Lamido and Martin Elechi for questioning for alleged diversion of funds. Lamido is to answer questions on alleged money laundering. The allegations against Elechi border on mismanagement of the State/Local Government Joint Account. Although Lamido’s invitation is dated June 9th, he is expected for […]

Jonathan vs Buhari: How they stand in 36 States, FCT

State-by-state projection of their chances With the presidential election just around the corner, our correspondents write that the battle, which is a straight one between President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, may spring some surprises As Nigerians, nay the world, wait for the March 28 presidential election and the 10 competing political parties putting […]

2015 Presidential Election: My conditions to campaign for Jonathan — Gov Sule Lamido

*’Why President must call Edwin Clark, others to order’ By Ochereome Nnanna Congresses for the nomination of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates for the Houses of Assembly election in 2015 took place nationwide on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Governor Sule Lamido joined his fellow delegates to participate in the exercise in Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State. […]

Picture:Jigawa releases N199m for power supply in airport

Ad by Websteroids Jigawa releases N199m for power supply in airport 0 By ABDULLAH TSOHO, Dutse on July 11, 2014 · National Jigawa State Executive Council has  approved an award of contract of over N199 million for the provision of temporary power supply to Dutse International Airport. The state Commissioner for Information, Sports and Culture, […]

Soldiers retaliate, kill 60 insurgents

From ABDULLAH TSOHO,Dutse No fewer than 60 insurgents were confirmed killed on Wednesday night during exchange of gunfire with the Joint Military Task Force at Lamba Forest in Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The gun duel was confirmed by the spokesman of the state Governor, Malam Umar Kyari, in Dutse the Jigawa State […]

Gunmen bomb police station, court, bank in Jigawa State

Boko Haram members Bandits suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday bombed a police station, a bank and a Sharia Court, killing seven policemen and a civilian guard in Gwaram Sabuwa,   Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State. Four other persons were also said to have been injured during the incident which occurred between […]

EFCC to charge Lamido’s sons with fraud

      Jigawa State Governor, Alh. Sule Lamido | credits: File copy The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is making frantic moves to charge  two sons of the Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido to court. Aminu and Mustapha Lamido were flown to Abuja in the early hours of Friday by the operatives […]

Jigawa: Two sisters killed over alleged witchcraft

Dutse – The Police Command in Jigawa said it arrested two persons in connection with the killing of two sisters over alleged witchcraft in Gwaram Local Government Area of the state. The command Public Relations Officer, Mr Abdu Jinjiri, said on Thursday in Dutse that investigation was ongoing to determine the level of involvement of […]

Buhari, El-Rufai missing when we fought for democracy – Lamido

Forget NGF crisis, when it comes to money govs ‘re united Governor Sule Lamido is arguably the most socialist inclined of the country’s 36 governors. In his six years in office as governor of Jigawa State, he has in several ways sought to give the imprint of the Talakawa ideology he inherited from his one […]

Show respect, Tukur tells 5 Northern govs; You don’t deserve respect, says Nyako

By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North; Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru & Tina Akannam ABUJA — NATIONAL Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, yesterday took a swipe at five governors from the North elected on the platform of the party, warning them to show decorum, humility and respect him. One […]

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