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Aliko Dangote’s son in-law, Jamil Abubakar, Reveals What a Man can do to Test a Muslim Woman’s Faith
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Aliko Dangote’s son in-law, Jamil Abubakar, Reveals What a Man can do to Test a Muslim Woman’s Faith

Jamil Abubakar, the son-in-law of billionaire businessman, has revealed what a man can do to test the faith of a Muslim woman. Abubakar who is the son of former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, disclosed this on his Twitter handle. ''If you want to test the faith of a Muslim woman, Jst tell her you are marrying a second wife. Na there you go know say her “Allah ya che, Anabi ya che” na for mouth ee no reach heart'' he wrote Jamil is married to Dangote's daughter, Fatima.
Coronavirus: Four Weeks After, Atiku’s Son, Mohammed Abubakar Yet To Test Negative
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Coronavirus: Four Weeks After, Atiku’s Son, Mohammed Abubakar Yet To Test Negative

Mohammed Atiku-Abubakar, a son of Nigeria’s former vice-president, has continued to test positive for coronavirus four weeks after he was confirmed, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. He remained isolated without symptoms, a development that has surprised medical experts. Mr Atiku-Abubakar, 31, tested positive for the virus on March 19. He was subsequently moved to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, where most COVID-19 cases around the Nigerian capital are treated. Despite being placed on medication, including antiretroviral and immune-boosting vitamins, he has continued to test positive 28 days on, according to medical officials familiar with his case. “He tested positive again yesterday,” an official told PREMIUM TIMES. “We are doing all that is in our power to ensure his reco...
COVID-19: Osinbajo, Governors Meet To Consider More Palliatives
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COVID-19: Osinbajo, Governors Meet To Consider More Palliatives

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo and governors who are members of the National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday met to discuss on more palliatives to cushion the effect of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The Special NEC committee, which was held via video conference anchored from the Presidential Villa, urged members to increase public enlightment because of the ravaging COVID-19. The Committee received the report of its Technical Working Group, which proposed an array of policy options and recommendations on how federal, state and local governments could bring relief to the people and take other adequate measures in containing and responding to the adverse economic effects of the pandemic. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, offic...
I spent only N1.2bn on funerals, not N2.3bn — Bauchi ex-gov
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I spent only N1.2bn on funerals, not N2.3bn — Bauchi ex-gov

Former governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar, has said he only spent N1.2 billion on funeral materials and not N2.3 billion as alleged. Speaking through Mukhtar Jibril, his media aide, the former governor said he inherited the practice of buying funeral materials from his predecessors due to its impact on the people. Governor Bala Mohammed of the state had accused his predecessor of spending N2.3 billion on funeral materials in five months. Jibril said in a statement that the purchases passed through “due process” and awarded to qualified contractors. He said: “In response to media reports on the issue of mahogany and shrouds procured for burials, we want to state that this is a practice inherited by the government of Abubakar from its predecessors. Considering its signif...
“Politicians Use Dead People To Steal” – Moghalu Reveals, Mocks Ex-Bauchi Governor
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“Politicians Use Dead People To Steal” – Moghalu Reveals, Mocks Ex-Bauchi Governor

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, YPP, has mocked the Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar for claiming to have used N2.3 billion for burial. Moghalu lamented that some politicians steal public funds using the name of the dead. Recall that the Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed had accused his predecessor, Mohammed Abubakar of spending a whopping sum of N2.3 billion to buy shroud (likkafani) and decking wood used in grave (iccen kabari) for Muslim burials in the state. In an interview with journalists in Bauchi at the weekend, the governor’s spokesman, Ladan Salihu had alleged that the said funds were spent between January and May, 2019. Salihu had explained that over N900 million of the money was spent in buying Muslim shroud, a white...
Mohammed Abubakar: EFCC, Magu Get 2-Week Ultimatum To Prosecute Ex Bauchi Governor
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Mohammed Abubakar: EFCC, Magu Get 2-Week Ultimatum To Prosecute Ex Bauchi Governor

The Coalition against Financial Crimes and Injustice has threatened to sue the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the anti-graft commission for not investigating and prosecuting former Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, over fraudulent acts and corrupt practices he allegedly committed while in office. Chairman of the group, Alhaji Dogo Bibi, who stated this yesterday in Bauchi while interacting with reporters, said, “We have filed several petitions to the commission against various alleged corrupt practices by the former governor. We have many copies of acknowledgement as evidence to show that the commission received our petitions but they have remained silent.” He said some of the petitions filed by the anti-graft group includ...
Buhari’s Cabinet: Ambode, Bindow, Abubakar To Get Ministerial Appointments
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Buhari’s Cabinet: Ambode, Bindow, Abubakar To Get Ministerial Appointments

There are strong indications that the immediate past governors of Lagos , Adamawa and Bauchi states, Akinwunmi Ambode , Mohammed Bindow and Mohammed Abubakar , may be part of President Muhammadu Buhari’ s next cabinet. Saturday PUNCH learnt that the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress had resolved that all the APC governors who lost their re -election bids would “ automatically ’ become the ministerial nominees for their states. Ambode , Bindow and Abubakar failed in their re - election bids in the last general elections. The APC Organising Secretary , Adamawa State chapter , Ahmed Lawan , confirmed the development. Lawan , who said the leadership of the party had yet to call for any list from the state chapter, however , said Bindow might be “ automatically ” no...
Suspect who masterminded kidnap of UBEC chairman killed in shoot-out with police (photo)
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Suspect who masterminded kidnap of UBEC chairman killed in shoot-out with police (photo)

A kidnapping kingpin and notorious armed robber, who recently masterminded the kidnap of the UBEC Chairman , Muhammed Mahmood, along Abuja- Kaduna road is dead. A statement released by the Nigeria Police Force spokesperson, Frank Mba, says the suspect, one Sumaila Sule, alias SHAHO, male (estimated be in his mid thirties), a native of Rijana village in Kachia LGA of Kaduna state, is one of the most vicious and most wanted kidnappers that has been terrorizing citizens in Kaduna and its environs. He died in the early hours of 18th May, 2019 following multiple bullet wounds he sustained during a deadly shootout with police operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder. The shootout took place in the evening of 17th May 2019, at the outskirts of Rijana village. The police operatives, in l...
Two Ex-convicts, One other Land in Police Net
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Two Ex-convicts, One other Land in Police Net

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two ex – convicts and one other suspect for robbery in Lekki Phase 1, Lekki area of Lagos State. The robbers, one of whom was released from Oke – Kura Prison, Kwara State on Friday, April 26, 2019, was re – arrested on Monday in Lekki, Lagos, along with his colleagues after robbing a 25-year-old lady in Lekki Phase 1. According to the suspect, Emmanuel Michael, 20 years old, “I was released from Oke – Kura Prison, Kwara State on Friday. I was imprisoned for almost four years for man slaughter. With the assistance of my brother. I travelled down to Lagos and landed in Alaba Rago, Ojo. It was in that ghetto I met Mohammed Abubakar, who said I should accompany him to Lekki”, he explained. “He paid all the transport far...
Gunmen storm Daura, kidnap Father-In-Law to President Buhari’s ADC
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Gunmen storm Daura, kidnap Father-In-Law to President Buhari’s ADC

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, last night May 1st, stormed Daura, the village of President Buhari, kidnapping the father-in-law to the President’s ADC. According to reports, the gunmen who rode in a Peugeot 406, stormed the village and were shooting sporadically into the air. They abducted the victim Musa Umar who is said to be the Magajin Garin Daura shortly after observing  his Maghrib prayer. The traditional ruler who is the father of Fatima Musa, wife of Colonel Mohammed Abubakar, the Aide de Camp, ADC, to President Muhammadu Buhari, was a retired customs comptroller. The state police command says it is on the trail of the kidnappers. In January 2019, the Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, lamented that the state was under siege by bandits, armed robbers and ...
President Buhari Departs Nigeria For Senegal
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President Buhari Departs Nigeria For Senegal

President Buhari has departed Nigeria for Dakar, Senegal to attend the inauguration of Senegalese President, Macky Sall. This is according to a statement by Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. The statement in part read “On the invitation of his host, President Buhari, who is ECOWAS Chairman, will be Special Guest of Honour at the ceremonies to be attended by other African leaders at the Diamniadio Exhibition Centre on Tuesday.” President Buhari is accompanied by Governors Mohammed Abubakar, Nasir El-Rufai and Tanko Al-Makura of Bauchi, Kaduna and Nasarawa States respectively. Others on the Presidential entourage include the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama; National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd); Director...
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar Congratulates Governor-Elect Bala Mohammed
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Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar Congratulates Governor-Elect Bala Mohammed

The Governor Of Bauchi, M.A Abubakar took to his twitter page to congratulate the governor-elect of Bauchi, Senator Bala Mohammed He tweeted saying.... I wish to congratulate my brother, Senator Bala Mohammed on this victory at the polls. I am delighted to note that in-spite of the intensity of the campaigns in our dear state, a peaceful election took place without bloodshed. Let me therefore invite the Governor-elect to join me in working out the process of a smooth transition. I sincerely thank the entire people of Bauchi state for their support to my administration and urge them to extend the same to the incoming administration. I also urge the governor-elect to caution his supporters to be law abiding while celebrating, since the period of campaigns is now over. God bless Bau...
‘Bauchi Governor, Mohammed Abubakar Wants To Set Me Up’ — Dogara Writes IG
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‘Bauchi Governor, Mohammed Abubakar Wants To Set Me Up’ — Dogara Writes IG

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has alleged that Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, is plotting to implicate him in criminal conspiracy. In a letter dated March 21, the speaker told Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of Police (IGP), and Yusuf Bichi, director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), that he has credible information of an ongoing plot to give motorbikes and cars branded in his name to some “criminals”. Dogara and Abubakar fell out shortly after the 2015 elections but their animosity worsened in the buildup to the supplementary election. Dogara is fully behind Bala Mohammed, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who secured the highest votes cast in the March 9 election declared inconclusive. ...
Buhari Will Award Contract For Eastern Corridor Railways Before December, VON DG Assures
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Buhari Will Award Contract For Eastern Corridor Railways Before December, VON DG Assures

  GOVERNOR MOHAMMED ABUBAKAR OF BAUCHI STATE (RIGHT) GREETS PRESIDENT BUHARI ON ARRIVAL AT CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN BEIJING. WITH THEM IS GOVERNOR BADARU ABUBAKAR OF JIGAWA STATE (2ND RIGHT) . SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2018.   Okechukwu gave the assurance in a speech he presented at the annual World Igbo Congress (WIC) which was held in Nashville Tennessee in United States. Okechukwu’s speech was released to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Enugu.       He said President Buhari has embarked on massive critical infrastructure to reposition the country for rapid growth and transformation in order to meet 21st century challenges.   “The situation at home is not as bad as being painted and that all hope is not lo...
Nigerian Man Who Joined The Aviation Industry As A Cleaner Becomes A Captain
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Nigerian Man Who Joined The Aviation Industry As A Cleaner Becomes A Captain

ohammed Abubakar(center) who joined Air Azman as a cleaner 24 years ago, is keeping his dream of becoming an aviation expert alive as he was recently decorated as a captain. A tweet from the airline's official handle, reads ''He Joined the Aviation industry 24years ago as Aircraft Cleaner. Today He is getting the Fourth Bar to becoming a CAPTAIN. Congratulations Mohammed Abubakar from all of us @AirAzman''.
Photos From The Wedding Dinner Of Fatima Dangote And Jamil Abubakar In Abuja
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Photos From The Wedding Dinner Of Fatima Dangote And Jamil Abubakar In Abuja

Billionaire Business man, Aliko Dangote, last Friday, gave out his daughter in marriage to Jamil, the son of former Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, in Kano. The wedding dinner was held on Saturday, March 17, at the International Conference Centre in Abuja. Next stop is Lagos, where the final phase of the wedding ceremony will be held. More photos below;
See Photos Of Fatima Dangote’s Pilot Husband-To-Be Jamil Abubakar
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See Photos Of Fatima Dangote’s Pilot Husband-To-Be Jamil Abubakar

Jamil Abubakar is the first son of former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, and the husband-to-be of billionaire business man Aliko Dangote’s daughter Fatima. See his fast cars, wristwatch collection and more below. He once spoke about his life as pilot in an interview with YES INTERNATIONAL – MAGAZINE on the 22nd of NOVEMBER 2014. Read below; MY LIFE AS A PILOT – JAMIL ABUBAKAR Jamil, son of Nigeria’s former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Dikko Abubakar, recently opened up to YES INTERNATIONAL!’s TOKUNBO IBIKUNLE on his life as a pilot. The IRS Airline staff who survived an air crash also talked about the experience… Away from the horrible experience, what do you like about being a pilot? I love speed. My friend sitting with me here knows that rig...
Governor Abubakar’s Wife Empowers 1,600 Women In Bauchi
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Governor Abubakar’s Wife Empowers 1,600 Women In Bauchi

Wife of Bauchi State Governor, Hadiza Abubakar, has presented certificates to 1,600 women graduates of her skill acquisition programme in Bauchi. The women-trainees rounded off their one-month training, specialising in tailoring, interior decoration, pastry, catering and agro-allied products, ranging from dubla, spaghetti, potato chips, coconut oil production to preservation of tomatoes and vegetables. The programme, which saw beneficiaries selected from the 20 local government areas of the state, was organised by the governor’s wife’s NGO, B-SWEEP, in collaboration with the state’s Ministry of Women Affairs. Speaking during the ceremony yesterday, Hajiya Abubakar charged the beneficiaries to utilise the skills acquired to improve their livelihood. In his remarks, Governor Moha...
Governor Abubakar Speaks On Abuse Of State Police
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Governor Abubakar Speaks On Abuse Of State Police

Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar, has allayed the fears that governors may abuse state police.   He spoke in an interview with State House reporters, Tuesday, after attending the launching of a compendium on President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity and service, held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.     His words: “I do not think so that state police will be abused. There will always be fears, but we should not think in terms of individuals in Nigeria; that is our bane, we should think in terms of developing institutions. When we develop institutions and the plain truth, they take care of the indiscretions of individuals.”   The governor maintained that if the country was going to engender true federalism, state police “is...
Bauchi: How Gov Abubakar Is Revamping The Pearl Of Tourism
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Bauchi: How Gov Abubakar Is Revamping The Pearl Of Tourism

Bauchi State Governor, ​Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar​, has been working towards ensuring that the dividends of democracy are delivered to the people. This conclusion was drawn from a recent tour of the state by select journalists.   ​Upon assumption of office in May 2015​, Abubakar, who began​ his career in the ​civil ​s​ervice where he rose through the ranks to become State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice​, ​created a 6-Point Policy Agenda​.     The outline comprises health​, a​griculture​, e​ducation​, t​ourism​, g​ood ​g​overnance​ and wealth creation.   ​Backing his words with actions, the Abubakar administration embarked on many projects across Bauchi state. While many have been completed, more are under construction even as plans are ...
2019: Buhari-Osinbajo Endorsement Posters Flood Abuja Streets
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2019: Buhari-Osinbajo Endorsement Posters Flood Abuja Streets

Major streets of Abuja were, on Thursday, adorned with campaign posters endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for reelection in 2019. The posters were pasted on structures located on major streets as well as bus shelters. The posters also has the picture of “Comrade Felix Ubokan”, with the words: “We endorse you for 2019: Courtesy: Niger Delta Youths, Women and Security Movement For Buhari/Osinbajo”. The posters are coming less than 24 hours after a former governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu, said he had ”absolute confidence and was exceedingly proud of the excellent job, Professor Osinbajo is doing as Vice President of Nigeria.” Mr. Tinubu’s statement was in reaction to speculation that he may be picked by Mr. Buhari as his running mate in 2019...
Aisha Buhari In Bauchi For Graduation Ceremony
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Aisha Buhari In Bauchi For Graduation Ceremony

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, arrived Bauchi on Thursday for the graduation ceremony of over 800 students who participated in her Skills Acquisition Programme. The programme is sponsored by Mrs Buhari’s NGO, the Future Assured initiatives, for women and youths in the state. Mrs Buhari, who arrived the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport at about 11.20 a.m., was accompanied by the wife of Nasarawa State governor, Mrs Mairo Al-Makura. Also on the entourage are the wife of Adamawa Governor, Mrs Maryam Bindow and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration, Dr Hajo Sani. The wife of the President was received at the airport by the Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi and his wife, Hadiza. From the airport, the wife of the President visited...
PDP Convention: Group Faults Outcome, Demands Authentic Results
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PDP Convention: Group Faults Outcome, Demands Authentic Results

A forum of aggrieved candidates and other stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday rejected the results of the last Saturday’s National Convention, describing it as fraud and not the true reflection of delegates at the Convention ground. The Group under the umbrella of “Candidates and Stakeholders ” in a statement yesterday signed by the candidates and stakeholders namely: Prince Obi-Nwosu Emmanuel, Hassan Adamu, Chief Dr Godwin Chinedu Duru, Comrade Edede Franklyn Maduabuchi and Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar demanded for the immediate recall of the purported results and the release of the authentic results of the actual votes cast by delegates at the convention. The two out of the five signatories of the statement, Chief Godwin Chinedu Duru and Comrade Edede Frankl...
Policeman Breaks Electricity Worker’s Leg For Disconnecting Ex-IG’s House
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Policeman Breaks Electricity Worker’s Leg For Disconnecting Ex-IG’s House

Dele Ogundele, a worker with the Eko Electricity Distribution Company, has been hospitalised after he was allegedly brutalised by a police sergeant attached to a house reportedly owned by a former Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar. Punchng reports that the mobile policeman, Attah Aninoko, on Thursday dragged down Ogundele from an electric pole opposite the house and beat him up for disconnecting power to the house of the former IG. Ogundele’s leg was allegedly broken by the sergeant, who was reported to have boasted that “nothing will happen.” The matter was said to have been reported to the police at the Ikoyi division and the sergeant was arrested. The Head of Corporate Communications Department, Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), Mr. Godwin Idemudia, who...
17 APC Governors Move To Oust John Odigie-Oyegun As National Chairman
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17 APC Governors Move To Oust John Odigie-Oyegun As National Chairman

Crisis has broken out in the All Progressives Congress (APC), with about 17 governors plotting to dump the National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun. The governors are said to be angry that Oyegun has been running the party with only seven of their colleagues and may table their grievances at the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on October 31 and pass a vote of no confidence in Oyegun. The governors are said to have reached out to President Muhammadu Buhari on their decision to reject Oyegun’s leadership, but Oyegun’s supporters have fingered former Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s backers as part of the plot. They said Oshiomhole’s loyalists had been lobbying party leaders ahead of the NEC meeting to concede the slot to the ex-governor should Oyegun be forced t...
Anambra Guber: President Buhari To Attend APC Final Campaign
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Anambra Guber: President Buhari To Attend APC Final Campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari has given his word that he will be at the final campaign in Anambra State ahead of the gubernatorial elections scheduled for November 18. The Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar, made the disclosure to State House Correspondents after he and the flagbearer of All Progressive Congress candidate, Tony Nwoye, met. The governor who said he came to give update to the president as the chairman of the national campaign Council of the APC for the Anambra governorship election. He said, “I am the chairman of the national campaign Council of the APC for the Anambra governorship election that is taking place on 18th of November this year. We have had our primaries and we have settled all the appeals, we have done reconciliations. It is therefore it is time to ...
Nigerian Export Committee Targets $150bn Revenue
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Nigerian Export Committee Targets $150bn Revenue

The National Committee on Export Promotion (NCEP) says it is targeting 150 billion dollars revenue through Zero Oil Plan (ZOP) initiative. Mr Olusegun Awolowo, Executive Director of Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and member of the committee disclosed this to newsmen at the end of the committee’s meeting in Abuja on Thursday. Awolowo said that the revenue would be earned in a period of 10 years and would be used to strengthen the country’s foreign reserve. He said that the committee had the task to aggregate all issues affecting export in the country and make recommendation to the Federal Government. “The constitution of the committee seeks to replace oil as the source of foreign exchange earner by growing non-oil exports from present five billion dollars to 30 billion...
Police Parades 40 Kidnappers In Abuja, Recover Stolen Items
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Police Parades 40 Kidnappers In Abuja, Recover Stolen Items

The Nigerian police force has paraded 40 kidnap suspects arrested a few days ago after a raid on criminal black spots on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway. The raid which was tagged 'Absolute Sanity' saw the recovery of stolen items like Watches, Phones, laptops etc. and the seizure of dangerous weapons like Guns, machetes and knives. Below is  a press statement from the police; PARADE OF SUSPECTS ARRESTED BY POLICE PERSONNEL ATTACHED TO OPERATION ABSOLUTE SANITY FOR KIDNAP FOR RANSOM AND OTHER VIOLENT CRIMES ON ABUJA- KADUNA HIGHWAY BY CSP JIMOH MOSHOOD FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER AT RIJANAH, KADUNA STATE ON 3RD AUGUST, 2017. The Nigeria Police Force’s Operation 'Absolute Sanity' Smashed Gangs of Vicious and Notorious Suspected Kidnappers on Abuja-Kaduna Highway and Recovered Large Cac...
Bauchi Gov. Mohammed Abubakar Dissolves Cabinet
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Bauchi Gov. Mohammed Abubakar Dissolves Cabinet

Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar on Thursday dissolved the State executive council. However, only the Special Adviser Security, Brig-General Ladan Yusuf, retained his position. No official reason for the dissolution was however given. The Governor also appointed Alhaji Mohammed Nadada Umar as the new Secretary to the State Government. This was contained in a statement issued by the Press Secretary to the governor, Malam Abubakar Al-Sadique, which was made available to newsmen on Thursday in Bauchi.
Eid-El-Fitr: Heavy Downpour In Bauchi Stalls Prayers
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Eid-El-Fitr: Heavy Downpour In Bauchi Stalls Prayers

Heavy downpour in the early hours of Sunday prevented teeming Muslim faithful in Bauchi metropolis from performing congregation prayers marking the end of Ramadan Fast. The rainfall, which started at about 8 am, lasted about two hours, taking worshipers that had already arrived at open prayer grounds, by surprise. As it intensified, worshipers had to seek refuge in nearby buildings and tents, most of them, soaked in their new Sallah attires. When the rainfall subsided, most of them, particular women and children, returned home, while few others sought for alternative places where the prayers were delayed. Meanwhile, Bauchi State Head of Civil Service, Alhaji Liman Bello, has called on civil servants in the state to use the period of Eid-El-Fitr celebration to pray for continued...
Paris Club Refund: NGF Resolves To Offset Outstanding Consultants’ Fees
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Paris Club Refund: NGF Resolves To Offset Outstanding Consultants’ Fees

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has resolved to offset all outstanding fees owed consultants in the payment of the Paris-London Club loan refunds to the states. The consultants to be paid include all those that were engaged by previous administrations in various states. This decision was reached in Abuja at a meeting of the Legal Committee of Nigerian Governors’ Forum held at Plateau Government Lodge. The meeting was chaired by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State – who alongside Governors Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa), Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo (Gombe) and Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi) were mandated to review and provide solution to the demands by consultants on the refunds to states. A source close to the g...
6 Governors That Agreed To Hold Convention Without Buhari
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6 Governors That Agreed To Hold Convention Without Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has concluded plans to hold its non-elective mini-convention in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari. The party reached the agreement after a consultative meeting of the APC governors and members of the National Working Committee (NWC) on Wednesday. Governors present at meeting included 1. Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi), 2. Godwin Obaseki (Edo), 3. Aminu Bello Masari (Katsina), 4. Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa), 5. Samuel Ortom (Benue) and 6. Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi). Seven deputy governors: - Kwara, - Kogi, - Lagos, - Ogun, - Osun, - Imo - Nasarawa states also attended the meeting. The APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, had, in his opening remarks, said the party had made significant progress i...

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