Sunday, February 23, 2020

Tag "Atiku Bagudu"

    ’97 boreholes per LGA’ — what Bagudu’s $110m largesse can do for Nigeria

’97 boreholes per LGA’ — what Bagudu’s $110m largesse can do for Nigeria

News broke on Friday that the US government has opposed a move by Nigeria to hand over $110 million to Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, the Kebbi state governor. 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 state believed to have looted over [...]

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    PHOTOS: Malami, Dolapo Osinbajo attend 10th anniversary of Bagudu wife’s foundation

PHOTOS: Malami, Dolapo Osinbajo attend 10th anniversary of Bagudu wife’s foundation

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    Rice will be cheaper before Christmas, says Kebbi governor

Rice will be cheaper before Christmas, says Kebbi governor

The National Food Security Council (NFSC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, says it will make rice available before Christmas. Atiku Bagudu, governor of Kebbi and the deputy chairman of the council, told NAN in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, that the council is aware of the current high prices of rice. According to the governor, the government is also aware of the activities of [...]

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    How Kebbi governor’s humility humbled me

How Kebbi governor’s humility humbled me

BY TEJU AJAYI In the course of life’s peregrination, one has been fortunate to meet highly placed Nigerians across the socio-political and economic divides. Every one of them has left an impression whether good or bad. None has, however, left me humbled and awed as did Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State. Some days ago, we boarded the same Aero flight [...]

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    NEC approves national livestock plan to curb farmers/herder clashes

NEC approves national livestock plan to curb farmers/herder clashes

The National Economic Council (NEC) has approved the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) to address the farmer/herder crisis in the country. Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi governor, disclosed this on Thursday while speaking with state house correspondents at the end of a meeting presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Bagudu noted that the approval was as a result of a memo presented by Audu [...]

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    What are Dan Ali’s achievements?

What are Dan Ali’s achievements?

BY CALISTUS IJEH When in November 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari named retired Brig.Gen Mansur Dan Ali as his defence minister I was somewhat at a loss. I was at a loss for two reasons. One was the fact that the name does not ring a bell in complex military operations or counterinsurgency operations, and two was also the fact that Nigeria [...]

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    Kebbi governor describes Imo guber primary as a new dimension to fraud

Kebbi governor describes Imo guber primary as a new dimension to fraud

Atiku Bagudu, governor of Kebbi state, says what happened at the Imo governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is a new dimension of fraud. Bagudu said this on Thursday while speaking with journalists after a meeting between some APC governors and Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, in Abuja. Hope Uzodimma, senator representing Imo west, and Uche Nwosu, [...]

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    Governors endorse sale of national assets

Governors endorse sale of national assets

Governors have expressed support expressed support for the plan proposed by the economic management team to steer the nation out of recession. The economic team has proposed the sale of some of the nation's assets to resolve the current economic crisis. The governors made this known while briefing reporters at the end of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting‎ ‎presided over by [...]

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    Ogbeh: Price of rice will stabilise by April

Ogbeh: Price of rice will stabilise by April

Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture and rural development,  on Saturday said the federal government would stabilise the price of rice from April. Speaking while declaring open the 2016 national wheat farmers field day in Alkamawa village in Bunkure local government area of Kano state, Ogbeh said the government has the intention of making rice affordable to everybody in the country. He said the [...]

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    9 family members killed in fire outbreak in Kebbi

9 family members killed in fire outbreak in Kebbi

A late night inferno in Ambursa village, Kebbi, resulted in the deaths of nine family members on Monday. Atiku Bagudu led top government functionaries, politicians and well wishers to offer the Salatul Jana’iza prayers for the dead on Tuesday, after he had condoled with the family of the deceased. Abubakar Danlabo, head of the household, disclosed in tears that his wife, four [...]

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    PDP senator to contest for APC governorship ticket

PDP senator to contest for APC governorship ticket

Atiku Bagudu, the representative of Kebbi central senatorial district at the national assembly, has declared interest to contest for the state’s governorship position on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). APC is yet to conduct its primary election in Kebbi. Speaking at the state secretariat of the party on Saturday, Bagudu, who was accompanied by his supporters, said his defection [...]

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