Weapons found in Zamfara lawmaker’s house

FROM ATTAHIRU AHMED GUSAUFear has gripped residents of Gusau,  the Zamfara State capital  following the discovery of  arms and ammunition, including grenade  in  the residence of a lawmaker(names with held) in the state by security operatives.As the news of the scary discovery spread in Gusau and neigbouring Tsafe town,there was panic and tension as motorists…

IGP reverses ban on peaceful rallies in Abuja

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, yesterday endorsed peaceful assemblies and protests anywhere in Nigeria. The IGP, however, noted that against the backdrop of current security challenges in the country, “coupled with a recent intelligence report of a likely infiltration and hijack of otherwise innocuous and peaceful protests by some criminal elements having links…

Gov Kwankwaso may clinch APC presidential ticket

There are indications that Kano State governor, Rabi’u Kwankwaso, could emerge as the presidential candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2015 general elections. This follows the decision of the party to dump former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu from the race…