BORNO: Service in the face of daunting challenges

By Nasir Kura   Some political office holders sweep into office on the back of their electoral triumph stoking expectations and promising to deliver heaven and earth on a platter

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Kashim Shettima: The man, the vision

By Nasir Kura Kashim Shettima was born on September 2, 1966 in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State. After his secondary education at Government Science Secondary School, Potiskum in

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Usman Mamman Durkwa: Borno’s tested and trusted Number Two

By Joe Stanley The responsibility of being an assistant or deputy to a leader or head of an organization, state or country is, on the face of it, as easy

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Hajiya Nana Shettima: Enduring legacies of a quintessential First Lady

By Falmata Zanna   Childhood experiences have a way of enduring for ages and even have a bearing on some of the projects or careers people undertake later in life.

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Danjuma Nanpong Sheni: Dedicated diplomat, peerless Perm Sec

By Nura Salami In Plateau State, one of the names that not only rings bells but resonates from one nook and cranny to the other is Ambassador Danjuma Nanpon Sheni.

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Can PDP ever recover?

Presently, the longest reigning political party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is in a state of confusion, lacks direction and faces the threat of implosion. Happenings in the

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Idris Mamman Gatumbwa: Civil Servant of Inestimable Value

Different names are synonymous with different virtues or vices, depending, of course, on the individual concerned. Mention the name Idris Mamman Gatumbwa anywhere across the land particularly in the Federal

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Adamu Bello: Enduring Footprints of a Visionary Ex-Minister

He was given only seven months by the then President Olusegun Obasanjo to prove his mettle. Specifically, he was saddled with the task of transforming the fortune of the nation’s

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Aisha Buhari’s Heart of Gold

By LANRE SOLOMON Sometimes in February 2017, soul-stirring news emerged. In the heat of elaborate preparations being made by family and friends to celebrate her birthday, wife of the President,

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