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POLITICS

How riot broke out in Kano in 1953 after Akintola visited Northern Nigeria

In March 1953, a member of Action Group in the House of Representatives, Chief Anthony Enahoro, moved a motion, requesting that Nigeria should be granted self-government in 1956. The leader of the Northern People's Congress, Sir Ahmadu Bello, moved a counter motion.

  5 months ago ago
How riot broke out in Kano in 1953 after Akintola visited Northern Nigeria

MILITARY

How the first coup in Nigeria was carried out

In the early hours of January 15, 1966, Nigeria witnessed the first military coup led by Major Chukwuma Nzeogwu and other majors in the army. It was a bloody military intervention in the political history of Nigeria. Some key political leaders like the prime minister, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, S.L Akintola (Premier of Western region), the minister of finance, Chief Okotie Eboh, Sir Ahmadu Bello (Premier of Northern region) and many other top ranking officers were killed.

  4 months ago ago
How the first coup in Nigeria was carried out

EDUCATION

The Story Of Ruqayya Modibbo Umaru, A First Class Law Graduate Of ABU Zaria

The story of Ruqayya Modibbo Umaru, a First Class law Graduate of ABU Zaria, who is from the Fulani extraction from the Northern part of Nigeria, is that of a rejected stone that becometh a cornerstone, going by the high rate of kidnapping and banditry being perpetrated by the armed Fulani Herdsmen all over the country.

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The Story Of Ruqayya Modibbo Umaru, A First Class Law Graduate Of ABU Zaria

MILITARY

Operation Damisa And The Late Sardauna Of Sokoto (Ahmadu Bello).

Operation Damisa, is the military term which is used to denote the assassination of the Sardauna of Sokoto and the premier of the Northern region by Major Gen. Kaduna Nzeogwu in January 1966. As Major General Kaduna Nzeogwu approached the adjoining rooms of the residence where the man was leading them to, he heard screams and cries of women and children.

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Operation Damisa And The Late Sardauna Of Sokoto (Ahmadu Bello).

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Meet Fatima, the Daughter of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, who got married to the Son of Abiola Ajimobi

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is a very influential man in the Country and he has held some politicals positions such as he was Deputy Governor of Kano State in 2011 and Governor of Kano State in 2015. Educated at the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, he holds a bachelor's degree in Science Education.

  6 months ago ago
Meet Fatima, the Daughter of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, who got married to the Son of Abiola Ajimobi

POLITICS

Meet Three Loyal APC Governors That May Become Nigeria's President In 2023

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, available indications have shown that one out of these three loyal APC Governors may take over from muhammadu buhari as the next president of Nigeria. 1. Yahaya Bello He is the current executive governor of Kogi state under the All Progressive Congress platform.

  5 months ago ago
Meet Three Loyal APC Governors That May Become Nigeria's President In 2023

POLITICS

Breaking: President Muhammadu Buhari sacks two ministers

The president of the federal republic of Nigeria has sacked the Ministers of Agriculture, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, and Mamman Saleh, the Minister of Power. President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly sacked two out of 44 of his ministers.Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, confirmed the development to State House correspondents on Wednesday at Abuja

  4 months ago ago
Breaking: President Muhammadu Buhari sacks two ministers

JUSTICE

Bandits Strike Again In Kaduna, Abduct Doctor, 3 Children At Home - Shehu Sani Claims, Posts Picture

Former member of the Nigerian Senate, Shehu Sani, has confirmed that bandits attacked in Zaria, Kaduna State around 9pm on Friday, 9th of July, 2021. Sani said the bandits broke into the home of a doctor, abducted her with three children at home.

  6 months ago ago
Bandits Strike Again In Kaduna, Abduct Doctor, 3 Children At Home - Shehu Sani Claims, Posts Picture

POLITICS

Life of the First Governor General of Northern Nigeria, Sir Shettima Kashim Ibrahim (See Photos)

Sir Shettima Kashim Ibrahim, (10 June 1910 – 25 July 1990) was a Kanuri politician who was head of the Native Administration in Borno and was a minister for Social Services in the 1950s. He held the traditional title of Waziri of the Emirate of Borno after two previous Waziris had been forced to resign as a result of scandals in the Borno local administration.

  6 months ago ago
Life of the First Governor General of Northern Nigeria, Sir Shettima Kashim Ibrahim (See Photos)

POLITICS

Why Kwara APC Factional Crisis Might Affect It in 2023

The All Progressives Congress (APC) crisis took another turn in Kwara State on Saturday as parallel factional executives were elected between Governor Abdulrahman's led faction and that of Bolarinwa led faction in Kwara State. However, the factional Chairman of the All Progressive Congress Caretaker committee in Kwara state, Alh Abdullahi Samari was demoted to his former position as the Deputy Chairman of the APC faction loyal to Gov.

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Why Kwara APC Factional Crisis Might Affect It in 2023

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Power Can’t Remain In The North In 2023-Peller, Unknown Gunmen Attack Abuja Hotel

Power can’t remain in the North in 2023: Hon. Shina Peller Federal lawmaker Shina Peller (APC-Oyo) has lambasted the Northern Elders Forum over comments that the region has the capacity to perpetually retain power in the country. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, NEF’s spokesman had in an interview with Arise TV on Tuesday reiterated that the North had the population to dominate Nigeria for decades.

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Today's Headlines: Power Can’t Remain In The North In 2023-Peller, Unknown Gunmen Attack Abuja Hotel

POLITICS

Nigeria At 61: With All These Problems, Is Our Independence Worth Celebrating?

It's a very great day to see as our own country, the giant of Africa, Nigeria is celebrating her 61st year of independence from the British Colonialism. Various legends facilitated this feat we achieved and are enjoying as a nation; the most famous names including Nnamdi Azikiwe, Tafawa Balewa, Ahmadu Bello and Obafemi Awolowo.

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Nigeria At 61: With All These Problems, Is Our Independence Worth Celebrating?

EDUCATION

5 Prominent Nigerians Who Graduated From Ahmadu Bello University [Photos]

Established in 1962, Ahmadu Bello University is one of the prestigious and most sought after high institutions in Nigeria. The institution is not only renowned for its academic excellence, prominent Nigerians including politicians, authors and activists were product of the University. Image Credit: The Punch

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5 Prominent Nigerians Who Graduated From Ahmadu Bello University [Photos]

SOCIETY

We Went Into Kidanda Forest To Meet Repentant Bandits With Former Police Commissioner - Sheikh Gumi

Kaduna-based Islamic Scholar, Ahmad Gumi has said that he met with repentant bandits in the forest with a former Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri. Gumi disclosed this during a recent lecture at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. According to him, meeting bandits in the forest is in the interest of Nigeerians and not politicians.

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We Went Into Kidanda Forest To Meet Repentant Bandits With Former Police Commissioner - Sheikh Gumi

ENVIRONMENT

You Will Be Safe With Bandits If You Develop A Relationship With Them - Gumi

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has revealed that the bandits are friendly and harmless if you develop a relationship with them. Gumi said that his success in meeting and discussing with the bandits Is because of the relationship he developed with them. He explained that he meet the bandits through the door and not the window.

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You Will Be Safe With Bandits If You Develop A Relationship With Them - Gumi

POLITICS

Obadiah Mailafa is Dead

Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria is Dead. He died on Sunday after a brief illness. According to the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Middle Belt Forum, Ms Ndi Kato, Dr Mailafia died on Sunday Morning at the National Hospital Abuja from a yet to be disclosed illness.

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Obadiah Mailafa is Dead

MILITARY

Attack on Defence Academy a national embarrassment, ACF says

The Arewa Consultative Forum(ACF) has expressed its shock at the attack of the Nigerian Defence Academy by bandits on Tuesday. The academy was raid by bandits which led to the death of 2 officers and the abduction of one. The forum cried out at the incident and also said it was a slap and embarrassment to the entire nation.

  5 months ago ago
Attack on Defence Academy a national embarrassment, ACF says

POLITICS

Yemi Osinbajo & Abdullahi Ganduje's 2023 Election Campaign Posters Hits Strategic Places In Kano

2023 presidential campaign posters carrying the names and pictures of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, and the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje have been spotted in the streets of Kano. Sahara Reporters reports that the posters which carry "Osinbajo-Ganduje Alliance (OGA) For Better Nigeria, OGA Na Master" as their inscription was seen at strategic places in the city.

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Yemi Osinbajo & Abdullahi Ganduje's 2023 Election Campaign Posters Hits Strategic Places In Kano

ENTERTAINMENT

BBNaija 6 : JMK,Maria and Sammie Evicted

On sunday,the trio housemates of JMK, Sammie and Maria were evicted from the much watched and currently running Big Brother Naija season six reality television show. Photo Credit : Opera News (JMK, Maria and Sammie) After his eviction,Sammie,a student of Ahmadu Bello university in Zaria,Kaduna state said,

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BBNaija 6 : JMK,Maria and Sammie Evicted

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Isa Pantami Bags Another Prestigious Award, the Sardauna Award of Excellence

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Mallam Isah Ibrahim Pantami bags the Sardauna Award of Excellence. This is in recognition of his numerous contributions to National building in recent times. The Honourable Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Mallam Isa Pantami has again bagged another prestigious award, but this time, the Sardauna award of Excellence.

  6 months ago ago
Isa Pantami Bags Another Prestigious Award,  the Sardauna Award of Excellence