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Charles Igbinidu

Charles Igbinidu is a Public Relations practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria

Ganduje’s Commissioner Resigns, ‘Defects To NNPP’

Shehu Na’Allah Kura, Kano State commissioner for finance and economic development, has resigned. The state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammadu Garba, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Kura resigned from Ganduje’s cabinet after his Chief of Staff, Ali Haruna Makoda, quit the cabinet and defected to the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) led by former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso …

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Four Female Students Abducted In Fresh Kaduna Attack

Four students of Kaduna State College of Education (KSCOE), Gidan Waya in Jema’a Local Government Area of the state have been abducted. The victims were kidnapped at Mile 1 area of Gidan Waya axis on Monday evening. Commenting on the incident, spokesman, Kaduna State Student Union (KADSSU), KSCOE Chapter, Comrade Benjamin Fie, said their abductors have demanded a huge ransom. …

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‘5 Killed’ As Traders, Okada Riders Clash In Abuja

At least five persons have been reportedly killed and houses set on fire in a clash between traders and okada riders at Dei Dei, a community in  Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). A resident told Daily Trust that an accident involving a bike man led to the breakdown of law and order in the …

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Roman Abramovich and UK government still at odds over Chelsea takeover and £1.6bn loan

Reports that “common ground” had been found between lawyers for Russian billionaire and government have been described as premature as Premier League ready to give go ahead to Todd Boehly group’s takeover The UK government and Roman Abramovich are yet to find a resolution that would complete the sale of Chelsea Football Club despite reports that the Russian billionaire’s team had found …

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2023: Ganduje Refuses To Endorse Amaechi

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has refused to endorse former Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, for the 2023 Presidency. Amaechi, who pulled out of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet to pursue his presidential ambition, visited Kano on Wednesday. During a meeting with Ganduje and other APC stakeholders, the governor said Kano as a “swing state, will continue to swing”. He added …

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Drugs tunnel connecting US and Mexico found

A huge drug tunnel has been found running from Tijuana in Mexico to a warehouse in San Diego in the US. With a length of 1,744ft (531m), the passage had a rail track, electricity and a ventilation system. US authorities had been carrying out surveillance at a property previously used as a stash house for smuggling cocaine when they made …

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Lionel Messi dethrones Conor McGregor as best paid in sport

The latest Forbes list is out and Conor McGregor has been ousted as the top paid athlete in the world, replaced by Lionel Messi. In fact, the MMA fighter is now no longer even in the top ten. The list ranks athletes on their earnings in the past year, and one-off evens such as the Dustin Poirier fight and the sale of his whiskey brand …

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FG Cancels Early Morning, Night Operations As Abuja-Kaduna Train Service Returns

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced the resumption of the Abuja-Kaduna train services. The NRC in a statement signed by its Deputy Director, Public Relations, Mr. Yakub Mahmoud, the service will resume on Monday, May 23rd, 2022, about two months after the facility was bombed by terrorists. However, NRC said the service will return with greater security measures and …

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