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Police IG Abubakar forced to proceed on terminal leave.

Inspector of Police Mohammed Abubakar has been directed to proceed on a terminal leave with immediate effect. On Monday,  Secretary to the Government, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, forwarded the directive signed by President Goodluck Jonathan over the outgoing I.G . Deputy Inspector General of Police, Suleiman F...

Categories: Imo State Blog
Posted on May 18, 2014

Sultan Abubakar: ‘No one can Islamise Nigeria’

The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Sunday said there were no plans to turn Nigeria into an Islamic nation. Abubakar, who is also the President-General, Jamatu Nasril Islam (JNI), made this known at the Golden Jubilee lecture of the JNI in Kaduna. “Nobody can Islamise Nigeria, if Allah want...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 13, 2014

The National Chairman of the New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, today resigned his position as Chairman, Nigeria Railway Corporation Governing Board to give him room and time to manage the nPDP adequately and avoid any insin

National Chairman of the New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje on Tuesday resigned his position as Chairman of the Nigeria Railway Corporation Governing Board. Conveyed through a Letter of Gratitude and Resignation of Appointment as Chairman, Nigeria Railway Corporation Governing Bo...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Nov 12, 2013

National Dialogue: Abubakar Insists On One Nigeria

A former Nigerian Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has described the opinion of some Nigerians that have called for the disintegration of the country as ‘wishful thinking’. Some Nigerians, in their opinion on the proposed National Dialogue, have suggested disintegration along religiou...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Nov 5, 2013

Mercy Aigbe, Halima Abubakar, Others For City Pride Awards

Terry G, Chidinma, Mercy Aigbe, Femi Adebayo and Halima Abubakar will lead other top entertainers and high-society people to the annual City Pride Achievers Awards holding on Saturday, 2 November at the Primrose Events Place, Akilo Road, Ogba, Lagos. Halima Abubakar Joshua Uloko, media entrepreneur and multip...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Oct 30, 2013

Eid’el Kabir celebration to fall on Oct 15 -Sultan Abubakar III

By Citizens Platform  Sultan of Sokoto Saad Abubakar Nigerian Muslims will join other muslim  faithfuls to celebrate Eid’el Kabir on the 15th of October 2013, the Sultan of Sokoto , Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has declared. This was stated in a press release to journalists by Prof. Sambo Wali, Chairman of...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Oct 7, 2013

IGP Abubakar Marries Ex FCT Minister’s Daughter, Zarha

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar wedded Zarha, the daughter of one time FCT Minister Ibrahim Bunu, in Abuja the Federal Capital Territioty on Saturday 14th Septemeber. The wedding “fatiha’’, which took place at the National Mosque, Abuja, was conducted by the Chief Imam of the mosque, ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Sep 15, 2013

Abubakar, Nigeria’s police boss remarries

Nigeria’s foremost police chief, Mohammed Abubakar, 53, has remarried in Abuja, 19 months after he lost his first wife, Maryam. His new bride is 35 year old Zarah Bunu, daughter of a former Nigerian minister, Bunu Sheriff Musa. Abubakar and his new wife, Zarah The society wedding was witnessed by many i...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Sep 15, 2013

IG Abubakar Weds Daughter of Ex-FCT Minister

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar on Saturday married Zarha, daughter of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ibrahim Bunu.  Abubakar lost his wife, Maryam, last year. The Islamic wedding, better known as Fatiha, took place at the National Mosque, Abuja and was conducted by ...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Sep 14, 2013

Present Challenges Will Make PDP Stronger- Abubakar Gada

The Political Adviser to the PDP National Chairman, Sen. Abubakar Gada has dismissed allegations that Bamanga Tukur is handling the affairs of the party in a high-handed manner on Wednesday. Gada noted that “we are living in a world of freedom and people are entitled to their opinion” on Sunrise Daily, a ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Sep 11, 2013

Atiku Abubakar: The present leadership of the PDP cannot reform the party

My update on yesterday’s events are captured in my delivered remarks below: Today is a very historic day in the life of our party. It is also a day of mixed feelings. It could also be a day of happiness. It could also be a sad day. Sad because the party we conceived in 1998 […]...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Sep 2, 2013

IBB, Abubakar Commiserate With Fashola On Father’s Loss

Former military president, Ibrahim Babangida has given thumps- up to the Lagos state governor, Babatunde Fashola on what he calls the giant strides taken in the development of infrastructure in the state. Babangida who came in company of another former head of state General Abdulsalami Abubakar to commiserate...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Aug 9, 2013

Police will flush out bad eggs, says IGP Abubakar

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Abubakar, on Thursday vowed to flush out bad eggs in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), saying he would never preside over a corrupt police service. Abubakar made the promise in Abuja while answering questions from State House correspondents over the police o...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Aug 8, 2013

Atiku Abubakar calls on PDP to restore his party rights

by Citizens Platform Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for a restoration of his rights as a senior member of the party. In a letter last month to the PDP National Chairman Bamanga Tukur, Atiku lamented his exclusion from several activities of the party. The ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Aug 5, 2013

Coup Imminent if Rivers Crisis Persists – Gen Abubakar

The political crisis in Rivers State portends deleterious consequences for the country’s democracy, former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has warned. The former Head of State and mastermind of Nigeria`s fourteen year old democracy cautioned politicians in the state and the country to put their ...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Jul 19, 2013

Reclaiming Nigeria By Abubakar Usman

By Abubakar Usman Abubakar Sidiq Usman ‘From crisis to sustainable development’, a World Bank publication in 1989 asserts that “underlying the litany of Africa’s development is the crisis of governance; by governance is meant the exercise of political powers to manage the affairs of the nation’s aff...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jul 13, 2013

2015: A Battle Between Nigerians Against PDP By Abubakar Usman

By Abubakar Usman Abubakar Sidiq Usman In the past few weeks, some notable and not so notable Nigerians from the northern and southern part of the country have made comments that clearly indicate what interest they represent as far as the 2015 general election is concerned. Amidst several other side comments,...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jun 18, 2013

Perhaps, Buhari Should Just Quit By Abubakar Usman

By Abubakar Usman Abubakar Sidiq Usman The title of this article would come as a surprise to many, especially those who know me and how much I have supported the candidature of General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) since the 2003 election when he decided to join the race for the presidency. But if they understand th...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jun 8, 2013

Justice Fati Lami Abubakar appointed Chief Judge of Niger State

by Citizens Platform Niger State House of Assembly, yesterday, confirmed the appointment of Justice Fati Lami Abubakar as the substantive Chief Judge of the state. Justice Fati Lami who had held the position as acting Chief Judge of Niger State for over a month was confirmed, following a motion moved by the m...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jun 6, 2013

US Govt places a $7 million bounty on Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

By Citizens Platform The United States Government has announced $ 23 million bounty on leaders of militant groups which have spread terror in West Africa and Nigeria in particular. According to Agence France Presse (AFP) report, a $ 7 million bounty is being offered for the leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram ex...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jun 4, 2013

“Empty propaganda” Nigeria Military dismiss claims by Abubakar Shekau

AFP Abubakar Shekau Nigeria’s military on Thursday dismissed as “empty propaganda” claims by Boko Haram’s leader that soldiers have retreated during an ongoing offensive, insisting the campaign has heavily damaged the Islamist insurgents. In a video obtained by AFP on Tuesday, Boko Haram chief Abubaka...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on May 31, 2013

Amnesty Committee: Jonathan Goofed by Abubakar Usman

Abubakar Sidiq Usman On Wednesday, the 17th of April 2013, the presidency announced the setting up of two presidential committees which has engaging members of the Boko Haram sect and defining comprehensive and workable framework for resolving insecurity in the country as its primary objective. The committees...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Apr 22, 2013

Governor Amaechi and His False Impression of a Revolution – By Abubakar Usman

If you have ever wondered why our so called leaders treat us with so much disdain and neglect, the statement credited to Governor Rotimi Amaechi of River state at a public function recently should give you an idea of what is behind it. At a symposium organised by The Future Awards, TFA to brainstorm on [&hell...

Categories: African Spotlight
Posted on Apr 12, 2013

We have not done any wrong to deserve amnesty – Abubakar Shekau

by Citizens Platform The widely reported development of the Amnesty Committee supported by Northern Leaders and endorsed by President Goodluck Jonathan may have suffered a setback with the pronouncement last night by the leader of Nigeria’s radical Islamist group Boko Haram, that they have rejected the ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Apr 11, 2013

Where Achebe Erred -Tanimu Abubakar

Professor Tanimu Abubakar, teacher of Comparative Literature at the Ahmadu Bello University, tells FEMI ADI where the late Professor Chinua Achebe faltered as a writer •Professor Tanimu Abubakar How do you rate the late Professor Chinua Achebe as a novelist? First, let me express my condolence to his family...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 3, 2013

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