National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has described the presidential candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) in the June 12, 1993 election, the late Bashir Tofa, as an exemplary leader, who epitomised simplicity till death.
Former Presidential Candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC), Alhaji Bashir Othman Tofa is dead. A family source, who confirmed the death, said Tofa passed in the early hours of Monday at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano after a brief illness. Tofa died 29 years after contesting and losing a presidential election against late…
14 Sep 2020
Kano Integrity and Justice Forum (KIJF), an independent organisation of elder statesmen, has thrown its weight behind the state government’s light rail transit project in Kano.
1 Sep 2020
National Republican Convention (NRC) candidate in the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, has told Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje that the state needs no white elephant project like the proposed light rail.
8 Jan 2020
Kano State Governor Umar Ganduje on Wednesday filed a fresh application challenging the jurisdiction of the court to entertain the suit by Kano Concern Elders against the creation of new Emirates. In a preliminary objection filed by Kano state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Ibrahim Muktar, before the chief judge of Kano state, Justice…
13 Jun 2019
It is a matter of irony that President Muhammadu Buhari, who was decidedly hostile to Chief Moshood Abiola when he was our military Head of State, is the one to honour my old boss by recognising June 12 as a national holiday. Yesterday, the first time the day was marked by the entire nation, Buhari…
19 Mar 2019
Ahead of the March 23 supplementary election in Kano State, Kano Concerned Citizens Initiative (KCCI) has cautioned security...