27 Feb 2021
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has sacked his media adviser, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai a.k.a Dawisu, a day after criticising President Muhammadu and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The state information commissioner, Muhammad Garba, said Tanko-Yakassai was relieved of his appointment for “unguarded comments and utterances.” According to PremiumTimes, the “sack is with immediate effect.” Garba…
15 Jan 2021
Speakers at the second Never Again Conference (NAC), which was held virtually yesterday, have declared that only a new constitution, justice, equity and obedience to the rule of law could guarantee Nigeria’s unity and stability.
17 Feb 2019
Elder statesman, Malam Tanko Yakassai has expressed concern over the sudden shift in the general election.
24 Sep 2018
Elder statesman, Tanko Yakassai, has decried the high cost of nomination and expression of interest forms imposed on aspirants for elective positions by political parties. In the same vein, the executive director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Auwal Rafsanjani, noted that the development would entrench corrupt practices in the polity. The All Progressives…
18 Apr 2018
Outspoken Northern elder and former Presidential Adviser, Tanko Yakassai, has made further disclosure on how the north rigged the 2015 elections and why former President Goodluck Jonathan lost his re-election bid.
17 Apr 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have rejected the claim by the elder statesman and politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, that the 2015 general election was massively rigged in the north.
21 Feb 2018
It is now appropriate, indeed imperative, for the Nigerian Left to present its own manifesto to the country. This should be in form of a people’s manifesto, a people’s charter of demands in a situation of national emergency.
18 Feb 2018
When politicians of northern extraction gather to discuss matters of political representation, they do not beat about the bush. They hit the nail on the head.
11 Sep 2017
A legal luminary, Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN) has flayed the former Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai over what he described...
13 Aug 2017
The obnoxious song by an unnamed female singer, which has more than 20 vitriolic stanzas, plays for a duration of five minutes 39 seconds. For most of this period, the singer busies herself casting aspersions and invectives on Ndigbo.
31 Jul 2017
An elder statesman, Tanko Yakassai, yesterday gave an insight as to why the bill on devolution of power was turned down by the National Assembly during the review exercise of the 1999 Constitution.
30 May 2017
I belong to the school of thought that holds dearly to the idea that a system of government does not develop a country but that quality leadership provided by strong men, in whichever system, brings development.