Police seal ‘torture centre’ as youths protest against mistreatment in Katsina
The Police have sealed another ‘torture centre’ where hundreds of youths were sodomised, flogged, chained, and subjected to various forms of inhuman treatment has been uncovered in Daura, Katsina State.
‘The Daura man is very clever’
This week’s topic is indeed the conclusion of the whole matter I began three weeks ago on a thematic area: ‘Why Buhari is a man of the decade (1&2)’. It has been part of my periodical Buhariwatch.
Buhari returns after nine-day visit to Katsina
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to Abuja after a nine-day official visit, including celebrating the Eid-el-Kabir with family members and inauguration of some developmental projects in Katsina State.
Buhari's in-law freed two months after abduction
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari's in-law and a traditional ruler in Daura, Musa Umar, has regained freedom about two months after his abduction. The traditional ruler was kidnapped on May 2, 2019, at his home in Buhari’s hometown of Daura, Katsina State. Security agents reportedly secured his release from the kidnappers in the early hours of…
Security: Buhari meets Northern governors
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with members of the Northern Governors’ Forum at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Gov. Aminu Masari, said that the governors were in the villa to seek presidential intervention in addressing the menace of Boko Haram in…
An urgent letter to Babatunde Fashola
Sir: As you may have known or aware, there is a viral video on the dilapidated Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos state. The video is terrifying and it engendered the writing of this urgent missive to you. In a nutshell, Third Mainland Bridge was built by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC and was commissioned in…
U.S., EU decry election management in Nigeria, urge reforms
The International Republican Institute (IRI) and National Democratic Institute (NDI) have regretted what they described as the lack of progress in election administration and conduct of political parties in Nigeria.
Polls open in Nigerian election
Nigerians began voting for a new president on Saturday, after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. President Muhammadu Buhari was one of the first in the queue when the nearly 120,000 polling stations began opening at 0700 GMT. He voted in his hometown of Daura,…
Buhari, Aisha vote in Daura
President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, voted in Daura, Katsina State in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections. The wife, Aisha, voted before the president at 8.06 a.m., while the president voted at 8.10 a.m, and 897 eligible voters casted their votes at the Kofar Baru, Sarkin Yara “A” ward in Daura. The News…
How Buhari, wife will vote on Saturday
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Daura, Katsina State, says it has concluded arrangements for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Hajiya Aisha are expected to cast their votes at Sarkin Yara A Electoral Ward in Polling Unit 003, in his…