Posts Tagged ‘Kebbi’

Kebbi: 10-Year-Old Boy Locked Up With Animals For 2 Years In His Father’s House Gets Rescued [VIDEO]

A 10-year-old boy identified as Jibril Aliyu who was allegedly tied up for two years by his two stepmothers in Kebbi state has been rescued. The tag #JusticeForJibril trended on Twitter after his story was shared by a user Manir Jega. According to Jega, the boy hails from Badariya Area of Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. Aliyu was allegedly subjected to inhuman treatment by his […]

IN DETAIL: What Bagudu’s $110m can do for Nigeria

News broke on Friday that the US government has opposed a move by Nigeria to hand over $110 million to Kebbi state governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu. Bloomberg reported that the money is part of the Abacha Loot to be repatriated. The Kebbi governor was the investment adviser to Sani Abacha, the late former head of […]

Kebbi: How Armed Robbers invaded MTN Office, carted away over N4.5m

Police in Kebbi State have confirmed the invasion of MTN office in Tudun Wada area of Birnin Kebbi by three armed robbers on Wednesday. The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Nafi’u Abubakar, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday. “Yes, the robbery took place and investigation has since began,” he said. Earlier, […]

Kebbi LG Elections, a monumental fraud – PDP 

LThe just-concluded lo­cal government elec­tion in Kebbi State which the candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won has described as a monumen­tal fraud by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   In a reaction to the out­come of the election on Sunday in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital, the PDP urged lovers of […]

Modu Sheriff Blames Jonathan for Electoral Losses, Refuses to Budge

Embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff yesterday blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan the party’s electoral misfortune in the 2015 general elections in Borno and Yobe states. Sheriff spoke when the party’s State Working Committee (SWC) of Yobe state PDP and some officers of the North East zonal committee of […]

US Declares 20 Nigerian States as Unsafe, Issues Security Warning to Citizens

The United States has declared 20 states in Nigeria as unsafe for its citizens to visit. It described the security in the affected states as fluid and unpredictable. Top on the states that Americans should not visit, according to the State Department, are Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe. The State Department which placed the travel warning on […]