• EFCC searches former Education Minister, Shekarau’s residence

    EFCC searches former Education Minister, Shekarau’s residence

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday searched the residence of the former education minister, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau.

    A source close to the commission told Newsmen on Sunday that EFCC operatives stormed the former minister’s residence along Mundubawa avenue in Kano metropolis at 8am for the search.

    The operatives, accompanied by Shekarau searched the house for several hours before they left with him at 1:15pm, it was gathered.

    A source close to the former governor, however, said that the operatives […]

  • Former education minister, Iyabo Anisulowo, kidnapped

    Former education minister, Iyabo Anisulowo, kidnapped

    Former Education Minister and senator in the Fifth Senate, Iyabo Anisulowo was kidnapped yesterday. She was allegedly kidnapped on Wednesday evening, along Imasai Road, close to Ilaro, when she was returning from her farm.

    Senator Anisulowo, an All Progressives Congress chieftain, is a former minister of State for Education during late General Sani Abacha’s regime.

    She celebrated her 60th birthday last month. Although the kidnappers were yet to make contact with her family, Zonal Police/Public Relations Officer, Wale Lawal confirmed the abduction yesterday […]