Not as envisaged by the people who fought for the country’s independence. The democracy inherited from the colonial rule, suffered series of distortions. The nation has suffered a lot of setbacks due to incessant military incursion. Countries that were at par with Nigeria whch did not have the misfortune of military intervention are now far […]
In this interview culled from Vanguard, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai reviews the steps of the Muhammadu Buhari administration among other issues. Excerpts: After seven months in office do you believe President Buhari is finding it difficult to settle and why? Buhari has not been in office for seven months but rather for 13 years. Irrespective of the fact that […]
Alhaji Tanko Yakassai has stated that he collected N53 million from the former Board of Trustee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Antony Anenih, but said he won’t refund a penny as he had used it for the purpose it was intended. Chief Anenih had informed an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) […]
Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, who is the Leader of the Northern Elders Council, has described Federal Government’s position on the state of the war against Boko Haram insurgency ahead of the December deadline given to the military as confusing. Tanko Yakassai said the Federal Government has been giving the public contrasting information on the Boko Haram […]
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