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Kingmakers Pick Aminu As New Emir Of Zazzau

Kingmakers of Zazzau Emirate have picked Iyan Zazzau, Bashir Aminu, as successor to the late Emir, Shehu Idris, who died on Sunday at the age of 84, SaharaReporters has gathered. The kingmakers include the Wazirin Zazzau, Alhaji Ibrahim Aminu, who is the Chairman, Makama Karami, Alhaji Muhammad Abbas, Fagacin Zazzau, Alhaji Umar Muhammad, Chief Imam…

60th independence anniversary: Makinde calls for peace, unity among Nigerians

Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Friday, admonished Nigerians, irrespective of religion, ethnic or political affiliations, to promote the unity of the country and the peaceful coexistence of all its people. The governor, who spoke through his deputy, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan, made the call shortly after a Special Jumat Prayer, held at the Oja-ba…

EFCC probe: Magu kicks as Malami refuses to appear before Salami panel

THE suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has concluded his defence before the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the activities of the anti-graft agency. But, Magu was shocked that Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) refused to honour the invitation of the panel….

Separatists Attack East Ghana Police Stations, Detain Three Officers

Suspected members of a separatist group seeking an independent state in eastern Ghana on Friday stormed two police stations and detained three officers, a senior official said.   Regional minister Archibald Letsa said attackers — believed to be from the secessionist Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF) — launched the raids at dawn in the towns…

FG orders deportation of 10 Egyptians, 7 Sri-Lankans

The Federal Government has approved the deportation of 10 Egyptians and seven Sri-Lankans with immediate effect. Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Sunday James, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. James said that the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, had signed…

Two die in renewed Ebonyi/ Cross River boundary dispute

Two persons have been confirmed dead while three others are missing in renewed boundary clashes between the people of Izzi in Ebonyi State, south east Nigeria and people of Obubara in Cross River State. Also three other persons from Obeagu Ibom, Amachi, Izzi community are still missing following the clash. It was further learnt that…

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