A former aspirant for House
of Reps and Special Assistant to Governor Kashim Shettima, Honorable Yusuf
Sawa, had on Thursday attracted general commendation amongst supporters of the ruling
All Progressives Congress (APC) for donating 1, 250 pieces of wrappers to
support Governor Kashim Shettima and the party’s candidate, Professor Babagana
Umara Zulum’s 2019 ambitions. Sawa, a popular youthful politician
from Gwoza local government, had shocked Governor Kashim Shettima when he
stormed the premises of Government House Maiduguri with a pickup van filled
with brand new assorted wrappers all in donation to his party’s candidates. Presenting them as his campaign
support for the candidacies of Mr. Shettima, Professor Zulum, as well as other candidates
of the APC from Gwoza local government area, Mr. Sawa who was once a former vice
chairman of Gwoza local government said his gesture was driven by his love for
governor Shettima and the perfect choice of Professor Zulum as his su…
By Blogger-In-Chief Northern Nigeria's popular Hausa Vlogger, Muneerat Abdulsalam, famous for her raw comments about sex, lovemaking and marriage had recently re-embraced Islam and decided to put a stop to her controversial YouTube videos. Going by her name, Muneerat Abdulsalam, no one doubts her Islamic background. But the unapologetic sex educationist, had for some times of her life, parted ways with her religion due to some personal reasons which she once attempted to explain in one of her YouTube posts. Her video content, though had generated a lot of followers for her YouTube channel, also placed her on a negative light in the eyes of many northerners - both Muslims and Christians. Some Muslims in the North felt she was giving Islam a negative representation because her names suggested she is a born Muslim lady. But Muneerat who was unapologetic with the way she used profane words and vulgarity to pass message, like mentioning the private parts with it's real name, an…
It was about 3 pm and the weather update was 43°c. And I was driving along the Damaturu-Maiduguri highway in northeast Nigeria on afternoon of merciless heat.
Everywhere was steaming even my car AC had to give up its near vain struggle to cool the air inside.
It was at that unfriendly hour of the day that some travellers in other commercial vehicles chose to transport a full-grown cow from Damaturu to God-knows-where along the highway.
There was actually nothing wrong with transporting a cow on a hot day. But my grudge with the transporters was the way and manner the cow was being conveyed inside the booth of car..
I said to myself that even if the cow was doomed for slaughter in the next minute, at least it still deserved some dignity.
But in this context, the cow was practically forced into the tiny trunk of a Volkswagen Golf car, together with some large sacks of loads.
With only its head peering out of the car booth just to enable it to catch some breat…