Tag: Attahiru Bafarawa

COVID-19: Insecurity is Nigeria’s coronavirus – Former Sokoto Governor

A former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa has cried that insecurity in Northern Nigeria should be given the same attention as the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor stated this as a reaction to the proposed N400 billion budgeted for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines. Bafarawa said the government should[Read More…]

Despite having our own at the helms of affair as President- Attahiru Bafarawa says Northern Nigeria has no visible infrastructure

A former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has described as hypocrites and sycophants those hailing President Muhammadu Buhari over security situations in the country. Bafarawa, in an interview with a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Hausa reporter, monitored by PRNigeria, – the former governor said the Federal Government, led[Read More…]

Attahiru Bafarawa Says 90% of Nigerians Are Corrupt; Insists That APC & PDP Are The Same

Two-term governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, was among the top politicians who were recently questioned by the EFCC for collecting money from the office of the NSA. But unlike others who are angry over their invitation by the anti-graft agency, the former governor in this interview with Vanguard[Read More…]

EFCC Says It Was Risky To Grant Dasuki, Yuguda, Bafarawa Bail Considering The Charges Against Them

Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) counsel to the EFCC, told an FCT High Court on Wednesday that considering the gravity of the charges against Sambo Dasuki, Bashir Yuguda, Attahiru Bafarawa and other defendants, it was risky to grant them bail. Yuguda, former Minister of state for Finance is standing trial alongside Col. Sambo[Read More…]

“I Didn’t Receive A Dime From Dasuki, ex-Gov. Bafarawa Denies Collecting N4.6 billion For “Spiritual Purposes”

-The ongoing investigation into the $2.1 billion arms deal involving a former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki? and some of his associates took another twist Thursday, with the former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa exonerating himself of any wrongdoing. There has been a chain of revelations as[Read More…]

EFCC Arrests Former Sokoto Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa

Former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, has been picked up by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He is being questioned for his alleged role in transferring money from the office of the National Security Adviser, between December 2014 and May 2015. This is coming just[Read More…]

Group Faults The Invasion Of Bafarawa’s Home And The Continued Detention Of Dasuki

A pro-democracy and human rights group, Coalition Against Injustice, CAI, has faulted the reported invasion of the residence of the former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa by the operatives of the Department of Security Servise (DSS). It also condemned the Presidency’s arrest order on the former National Security[Read More…]

Former Sokoto Governor, Bafarawa Escapes Arrest After EFCC Lays Siege On Residence

Former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has escaped arrest after about three-hour siege on his Usuma Street, Abuja residence by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. As early as 6am on Thursday, the peratives of the anti-graft commission, supported by armed mobile policemen, lined up[Read More…]

Bafarawa And Aide To Uduaghan Reportedly Skim Off Jonathan’s Dollars Largesse, As Arewa Community Threatens To Implode

Members of the southern Arewa community in southern Nigeria are in a fighting mood, alleging that former Governor Attahiru Bafarawa and an aide to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta ran off with some of the funds President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly gave to them last week to secure their endorsement. Some[Read More…]

Femi Ayelabowo: As Bola Ahmed Tinubu Endangers Democracy

The presence of a vibrant opposition is essential for democracy to thrive in any given system. It is even the more so in societies where free government is still taking root after a long military interregnum such as ours. While it is easy to argue that the long history of[Read More…]