• Why Buhari should be thankful to PDP – Lamido shares reasons

    Why Buhari should be thankful to PDP – Lamido shares reasons

    Alhaji Sule Lamido, ex-Jigawa State governor, who spoke in his Bamaina hometown at the weekend, said the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari was a direct beneficiary of the crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

    According to reports, Lamido said all the leaders including himself are to be blamed. He spoke of the internal wrangling which made some former speakers and others joining the APC to wrestle power form the PDP.

    Lamido said the PDP is beyond any personality, it is beyond any […]

  • Jigawa Governor Badaru accuses Lamido of wasting‎ N1.6bn yearly on feeding

    Jigawa Governor Badaru accuses Lamido of wasting‎ N1.6bn yearly on feeding

    Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, has accused the previous administration of Alhaji Sule Lamido of squandering up to N1.6 billion annually in feeding‎ alone within the state government house.

    He stated this at the weekend before a mammoth crowd at the commissioning ceremony of Birnin Kudu/Buji House of Representatives constituency office and scholarship presentation to indigents of the area.

    He said, “It was absurd and insensitive that we have to reverse that trend by making them account for every kobo they […]

  • I will run for presidency under PDP in 2019 – Lamido

    I will run for presidency under PDP in 2019 – Lamido

    Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, on Monday, said he would contest for presidency on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.

    Lamido made this known to newsmen in his village – Bamaina – in Birnin-kudu Local Government Area of the State.

    He, however, said a party’s ticket was not given to anybody on the platter of gold, adding that a candidate must earn it.

    “If my party finds me worthy of the party’s presidential ticket to serve Nigeria, I […]

  • Buhari has curtailed Boko Haram, says Lamido

    Buhari has curtailed Boko Haram, says Lamido

    The premier ruler of Fombina Adamawa and the Grand Patron of Tapilaku people in Africa, Dr. Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha, said President Muhammadu Buhari has done a great job in curtailing the activities of Boko Haram in the entire North East.

    Lamido equally appreciated Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State for recording giants stride in the area of security and physical infrastructure development in the state.

    He said: “Two years ago, I would have left this country to Cameroon because of […]

  • Mention Atiku, Amaechi, Tambuwal, Others Anytime You Call PDP Sinners – Lamido Blasts APC

    Mention Atiku, Amaechi, Tambuwal, Others Anytime You Call PDP Sinners – Lamido Blasts APC

    Former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido has spoken out on the tagging of members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as ‘sinners’.

    Speaking while he hosted journalists in his country home, Bamaina, in Jigawa State, former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, yesterday reacted to the tagging of members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as “sinners”.

    Reacting to comments made by National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, that PDP’s sins were responsible for the present economic crunch […]

  • I may contest 2019 presidential election under PDP platform – Lamido reveals interest

    I may contest 2019 presidential election under PDP platform – Lamido reveals interest

    The immediate past Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has revealed that he may contest the 2019 Presidential election on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

    Lamido stated this while addressing newsmen in his village, Bamaina in Birnin-kudu Local Government Area of the state on Monday. The erstwhile Governor however noted that a party’s ticket was not given to anybody on the platter of gold, stressing that a candidate must earn it.

    Lamido said, “If my party finds me worthy of the […]

  • Buhari And Tinubu Can Never Blend; PDP Will Defeat APC In 2019 – Says  Lamido

    Buhari And Tinubu Can Never Blend; PDP Will Defeat APC In 2019 – Says Lamido

    Sule Lamido, the immediate past Governor of Jigawa State, has expressed confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will bounce back.

    Lamido, who spoke in his country home, Bamaina, said he was hopeful that efforts to rebuild the party at the local and national level will be productive.

    “Modu Sheriff (current PDP acting national chairman), has a long standing political history. All those making noise are product of political invention,” he told Newsmen.

    “Sheriff has been in politics and defeating PDP at the […]

  • Court adjourns case as Lamido’s Son falls sick in court during trial

    Court adjourns case as Lamido’s Son falls sick in court during trial

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 presented to Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, more documents to back up its claim on how the former Jigawa governor, Sule Lamido and his cohorts defrauded the State.

    Lamido is being prosecuted alongside his two sons: Aminu and Mustapha and two others on a 27-count charge bordering on abuse of office and money laundering.

    A prosecution witness, Micheal Wetkas, an operative of the […]

  • ‘APC Has No Hands In Lamido,Sons’ Arrest’- Ado Sani Kiri

    ‘APC Has No Hands In Lamido,Sons’ Arrest’- Ado Sani Kiri

    Jigawa State chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Ado Sani Kiri, has debunked the allegations that the state government masterminded the arrest of former Governor Sule Lamido and his sons by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, describing it as a callous and unfounded allegation.
    Kiri, who reacted against the allegation while interacting with journalists in Babura, the hometown of Governor Badaru Abubakar, said his party had no hand whatsoever in the arrest of the former governor.

    According to him, APC […]

  • What A Shame!! Forgive Me For Your Prison Experience, Lamido Begs Sons

    What A Shame!! Forgive Me For Your Prison Experience, Lamido Begs Sons

    The former Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has asked his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, to forgive him over their prison experience, as he claimed total responsibility for their ordeal in the hands of the law.

    In an interview with international radio station, VOA Hausa service, after his return from Abuja, in company of the two sons, Lamido described his arrest as the beginning of restoration of confidence in political leadership in Nigeria.

    The 69-year-old former governor recalled that he had […]

  • Alleged N1.35bn Fraud: You Mean I’m Now A Prisoner? –  Lamido Asks

    Alleged N1.35bn Fraud: You Mean I’m Now A Prisoner? – Lamido Asks

    A Federal High Court, sitting in Kano, yesterday, ordered former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, and his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, accused of fraud, remanded in prison custody in Kano till September 28.

    The former governor is facing a 28-count charge alongside his two sons, and one Wada Abubakar in connection with alleged corruption and money laundering that amounted to over N1.35 billion.

    Lamido who was arraigned for receiving N1.35 billion kickback from a government contractor was shocked and could not […]