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Jigawa residents react over Sen. Ibrahim Hassan appointment as Deputy chief of staff



Dr Isa Musa Ringim


Jigawa residents have reacted over the recent appointment of Senator Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia as Deputy chief of staff by the President Bola Ahmad Tinubu.

This was contained in a letter of congratulatory message signed by Dr Isah Musa Ringim issued to newsmen.

He said his appointment was based on merit due to his integrity and leadership qualities exhibited.

According to the letter “Your distinguished tenure as the Attorney General of Jigawa State from 1999 to 2021 showcases your unwavering commitment to upholding justice and serving the people of your state. Your role as a legal advocate demonstrates your profound understanding of the law and your dedication to ensuring fairness and equity within the judicial system”

“Furthermore, your invaluable contributions as the Deputy Governor from 2001 to 2007 and again from 2015 to 2019 have undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the development and progress of Jigawa State. Your leadership skills and astute decision-making have undoubtedly played a crucial role in advancing the welfare of the people and fostering sustainable growth” Dr Isa Musa stated.

“It is worth acknowledging your service as a Senator from 2019 to 2023, during which time you represented the interests and concerns of your constituents with utmost sincerity and diligence. Your ability to navigate the complex political landscape and advocate for legislative reforms is a testament to your knowledge, expertise, and commitment to public service”

“It is particularly noteworthy that throughout your illustrious career, you have never found yourself in any questionable situations. This speaks volumes about your integrity, professionalism, and adherence to the highest ethical standards. Your reputation as a respected lawyer and trusted public servant has earned the trust and confidence of those you served”

“Your appointment as Deputy Chief of Staff is a testament to your exceptional abilities, proven track record, and leadership qualities. We have no doubt that you will excel in this new role, bringing your vast experience, strategic thinking, and unwavering dedication to the service of the President and the nation” Dr. Isah Musa said.

“As you embark on this new chapter of your career, we wish you continued success and fulfillment in all your endeavors. May you find satisfaction and joy in this challenging role, knowing that your contributions will positively impact the lives of countless individuals”

“On behalf of my family and People of Jigawa state, I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations on your recent appointment as Deputy Chief of Staff of the President”

Dr Isah Musa therefore expressed confident that his presence in this esteemed position will bring about positive change and help shape a brighter future for our country.


Breaking:Gov. Yusuf Orders Arrest of Deposed Emir of Kano Aminu Ado Bayero




The Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has ordered the immediate arrest of the former Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, for creating tension in the state.

The former Emir was smuggled into Kano city last night in an attempt to forcefully return to the palace two days after being deposed by the Governor.

In a statement issued by Mr. Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, the spokesperson to the Governor, it was confirmed that the new Emir, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, arrived at the palace in the company of the Governor, the Deputy Governor, the Speaker of the State Assembly, and other top government functionaries at about 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, 25th May 2024.

As the Chief Security Officer of the state, His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has directed the Commissioner of Police to arrest the deposed Emir with immediate effect for disturbing public peace and attempting to destroy the relative peace the state enjoys.

Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa
**Director General, Media and Publicity, Government House, Kano**

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NNPC Ltd Condoles with Tijjani Babangida over Loss of Brother, Son




Yesterday, the NNPC Ltd paid a condolence visit to Nigeria’s Ex-International, Tijjani Babangida, over the tragic loss of his son, Fadil, and brother, Ibrahim Babangida, as a result of the ghastly road accident which occurred on Saturday, May 11th, 2024, along the Zaria-Kaduna Road. It would be recalled that in the unfortunate incident, Babangida and his wife also sustained serious injuries and are currently receiving medical attention.

During the visit, GCEO NNPC Ltd, Mr. Mele Kyari, represented by the Company’s Chief Corporate Communication’s Officer, Mr. Olufemi Soneye, expressed the Company’s heartfelt commiserations to the Babangida family, praying for God’s mercy upon the souls of the departed and for a speedy recovery of the ex-footballer and his wife.

Earlier in February 2024, Tijjani Babangida was among a selected team of Nigeria’s Ex-Internationals, led by the legendary Austin Jay Jay Okocha, who participated in a novelty football match during the grand finale of the 13th NNPC Sports Fiesta held at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

In his response, an elated Babangida expressed his delight to the NNPC Ltd for identifying with him in his trying period, stressing that although lives once lost can never be brought back, the Company’s kind gesture will further strengthen his resolve to overcome the predicament.


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ECOWAS Parliament Elects First Female Speaker




The 6th ECOWAS Parliament has elected Ibrahim Maimunatu, a female from Togo, as the Speaker of the Parliament. She is the first female Speaker to be elected in the parliament’s history.


During her investiture speech, the newly elected Speaker expressed gratitude to the Parliamentarians for entrusting the fate of the parliament for the next four years to her.

“I’m grateful for the honour conferred on me. I commended the Chairman of the ECOWAS and Nigeria’s President, Bola Ahmed for entrusting the 6th Legislature to my country.”

This is the first time the leadership entrusted to a woman, this, has proven the vision of ECOWAS youth and women should be protected. This has further demonstrated the aim and passion of Togo President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé who always support youths and women, particularly with the introduction of the legislation to support youths and women in Togo”

The new Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Maimunatu assured that she will leave no stone unturned to meet the expectations of the member states.

She further commended the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, Barau Jibrin, who has demonstrated his skills, commitment, determination, and leadership style in bringing the Parliament to its current stage.

She lamented that the reinsurgence of Terrorism and coup d’ etat in Niger Republic Burkina Faso and Mali and Climate Change were some of the issues bedevelling the sub region.

She lamented that the resurgence of terrorism and coups d’état in Niger Republic, Burkina Faso, and Mali, as well as climate change, were some of the issues plaguing the sub-region.

She stressed that the Parliament would collaborate with member states to address the challenges facing the West African region.

She maintained that the Parliament will work together towards realisation of its 5 pillars envisaged in vision 2050, including a secure, stable and peaceful region; a region endowed with strong institutions, and that complies with the rule of law and fundamental freedoms; a fully integrated and prosperous region; a region mobilized for transformation, inclusive and sustainable development.

After she delivered her inaugural speech, Ibrahima Maimunatu declared the 2nd Extraordinary Session held in Kano closed.

Earlier, Deputy Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Barau Jibrin noted that Extraordinary Session held in ancient city of Kano was to bring the Parliament to the people of Kano State.

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