Category: Politics

Chief Security Officer To Nigeria’s Transportation Minister, Amaechi, Dies

Sahara   Tony Iwelu, Chief Security Officer to Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has died of electric shock in a hotel in Kaduna State while attending a function. Though details surrounding the incident remains sketchy, it was said that Iwelu died while having a shower on Monday at about 10:30am. Iwelu was an operative of […]

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All Government Transactions To Be Open Soon –Buhari

Sahara   President Muhammadu Buhari has said that all government financial transactions will be transparent soon going by the number of reforms put in place by his administration. Buhari spoke on Tuesday in Kaduna during the Passing-Out Parade of Detective Inspector Course Five of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A statement by Garba Shehu, […]

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing On Zamfara Governorship Election Until March 2

Sahara   The Supreme Court in Abuja on Tuesday adjourned hearing on the review of Zamfara State governorship election until March 2, 2020 to enable the court serve all parties involved in the case the processes. Chief Justice of Nigeria, Muhammed Tanko, while granting the application for adjournment by counsel to the respondents, Robert Clark, […]

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UPDATE: Supreme Court Gives Ihedioha More Time To File Case, Adjourns Review Ruling Until March 2

Sahara The Supreme Court in Abuja on Tuesday granted the prayers of Emeka Ihedioha by adjourning ruling on the review of the judgment that removed him as governor of Imo State on January 14, 2020. Ihedioha had through his lawyer, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN), told the court that processes were still being filed on the […]

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Adjourns Review Of Imo Governorship Case To March 2

Sahara   The Supreme Court in Abuja on Tuesday adjourned to March 2 the review of its judgment on the governorship case in Imo State. The court said this was to allow all parties in the case file their processes.  More to come… Legal Politics Breaking News News AddThis :  Original Author :  SaharaREPORTERS, NEW […]

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BREAKING: Security Beefed Up At Supreme Court As Panel Reviews Judgment Of Imo, Zamfara Elections

Sahara   Security has been beefed up at the Supreme Court Abuja ahead of the sitting by a panel of judges to review its judgments in the governorship cases in Imo and Zamfara states. Armed security operatives have been stationed at the strategic positions at the court premises to maintain law and order. Staff, journalists and […]

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North Will Destroy Itself If It Doesn’t Change –Emir Of Kano, Sanusi

Sahara BusinessDay Media Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has said that Nigeria’s Northern region will destroy itself if it doesn’t change. Speaking on Monday in Kaduna during an event to commemorate the 60th birthday celebration of governor of the state, Nasir el-Rufai, Sanusi said that real development will continue to elude the North except the […]

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Supreme Court Ruling: Police Extend Curfew In Bayelsa

Sahara The Bayelsa State Police Command have extended the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed in the state to February 23, 2020 with effect from 10pm to 6pm everyday. This followed the spate of violence protests that greeted the last Thursday’s Supreme Court judgment, which ousted David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress as governor-elect for the state. […]

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Nigeria’s National Security Adviser Tackles President Buhari’s Chief Of Staff Over Interfering In Security Matters

Sahara In what happens to be a fallout within the Presidency, Nigeria’s National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd), has ordered all security chiefs to stop reporting or taking directives from Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, without express approval from the President. Monguno claimed that Kyari had been acting outside […]

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Kwara Government Sacks Teacher For Leading Protest

Sahara   The Kwara State Government has sacked a teacher of Government Girls Day Secondary School, Oke-Suna, Ilorin, Sanni Rufai, for leading a protest. Rufai had led a protest against the disengagement of OND and HND holders by the Kwara State Government. In reaction to the protest, the government through the Kwara State Universal Basic […]

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