Posts Tagged ‘Kebbi’

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

by Seun Adeuyion February 24, 2020
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

by Seun Adeuyion January 23, 2020
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 

by Breaking Timeson July 18, 2017
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

by Breaking Timeson August 13, 2016
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

by Breaking Timeson August 5, 2016
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 […]

Kebbi Denies Dangote land to Establish Sugar Plantation and Factory

by Breaking Timeson July 25, 2016
Business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote’s plan to establish a sugar plantation and a factory in Kebbi State may have hit the rock, as indigenous land owners, who are mostly farmers, have refused to release their farm land. Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu said this at an interactive session with intellectuals of Kebbi State origin working at […]