Category: Politics

BREAKING: Former Nigerian Senator, Buruji Kashamu, Is Dead

Sahara Senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu Former lawmaker representing Ogun-East Senatorial District and businessman, Buruji Kashamu, is dead. It was gathered that Kashamu died at the First Cardiology Hospital, Ikoyi, Lagos. He was said to have been on a life support machine for weeks at the hospital after slipping into a coma following Coronavirus complications. Buruji Kashamu […]

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Sowore Slams Pastor Tunde Bakare Over Silence On Bad Governance In Nigeria

Sahara The author, Omoyele Sowore Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, has criticised the General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, for keeping mum over bad governance, corruption and oppression under the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Sowore expressed his views in a Twitter post on Saturday. Omoyele Sowore He said, “Where are the […]

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Nigerian Government Providing Security For Our Attackers In Southern Kaduna, SOKAPU Alleges

Sahara President of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, Jonathan Asake, has said that security operatives deployed to secure communities in Southern Kaduna were providing cover for Fulani militia killing them. He said the bandits were given unfettered access to traverse the communities to unleash terror on residents despite the 24-hour curfew put in place. Asake, who […]

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Bauchi Government Speaks On Appointment Of Special Assistant On “Unmarried Women” Affairs

Sahara Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed The Bauchi State Government has cleared the air on the recent appointment of Balaraba Ibrahim as Special Assistant on Women Affairs (Unmarried) to Governor Bala Abdulkadi Mohammed. According to a statement by Mukhtar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant to Mohammed on Media, the word “unmarried” was an error inadvertently introduced into […]

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Buhari Signs Amended Companies And Allied Matters Bill Into Law

Sahara President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, 2020. The bill will replace the extant Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said the law will see to the reduction of filing fee and other reforms to make it […]

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Nigeria’s Attorney-General, Malami, Orders Inspector-General Of Police To Provide Security For 17 Pro-APC Edo Lawmakers

Sahara Abubakar Malami Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has asked the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to provide security for the 17 All Progressives Congress lawmakers in Edo State. In a letter dated August 5 based on a petition to his office by Idahosa-West Chambers, Malami said that the security […]

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President Buhari's Wife, Aisha, Flown To Dubai For Medical Treatment After Trip To Lagos

Sahara Aisha Buhari Aisha, wife of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for urgent medical treatment. SaharaReporters gathered that the First Lady was flown to the Arabian country last weekend during the Muslim Sallah holiday after complaining of neck pain for about two weeks before that time. The neck […]

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Buhari, Ize-Iyamu, Others Meet In Aso Rock

Sahara President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate for Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, at the Presidential Villa Abuja. Ize-Iyamu was accompanied by the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the APC and governor of Yobe State, Mai Malla Buni, and Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. The meeting is coming on the […]

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BREAKING: INEC Sets Up Dedicated Portal For Live Transmission Of Results From Polling Units

Sahara The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has set up a dedicated portal where election results from polling units can be viewed in real time. Festus Okoye, INEC spokesperson, disclosed this on Thursday. Okoye said the use of the portal will start with the Nasarawa Central Constituency election after which it will also be […]

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Bauchi State Governor Appoints Special Assistant On “Unmarried Women” Affairs

Sahara Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has appointed Balaraba Ibrahim as his Special Assistant on Women Affairs (Unmarried). Mohammed Sabi’u Baba, Secretary to the State Government, made this known in a letter to Ibrahim dated August 4, 2020. The letter reads, “I am pleased to convey the approval of His Excellency, Senator Bala […]

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