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Umar said this in response to a claim made on Saturday by Abubakar that he is capable of defeating Buhari and winning Adamawa State for the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019 if he clinched the PDP ticket.
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has released the statement below, detailing modalities for the sighting of the new moon to signal the end of this year’s Ramadan fast.
A Minna Magistrates’ Court has ordered the remand of a 75-year-old dry cleaner, Abdullahi Umar, for allegedly raping two minors and fingering another.
Two men were allegedly shot and wounded after soldiers drafted to protect Senator Joshua Lidani (PDP, Gombe South) shot into the air to disperse aggrieved youths reported to have prevented the lawmaker from leaving the residence of a traditional ruler in Talasse, Gombe State.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II has called on Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) to adopt proactive measures to end violence between farmers and herdsmen.
A magistrates’ court in Minna on Thursday ordered the remand in prison of three men: Abdullahi Umar, Ibrahim Isah and Saidu Lawal for alleged armed robbery.
The Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has asked the outgoing Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, to devote the June 2018 federal allocation of N5.52 billion to the payment of salaries and other entitlements of workers.
Comrade Adams Oshiomole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that nation’s democracy march is not at the mercy of any single political party.
Abdu Maikaba, the Flying Eagles’ assistant coach, has promised that the team’s technical crew would build a formidable team for the 2019 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Niger Republic.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says new signing Alisson was desperate to join his team-mates on their pre-season tour of the United States.
Akinade Onigbinde, chief coach of FRSC Football Club of Abuja, says the Flying Eagles have all it takes to win the 2019 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.
The Federal Government has said that the country’s water sector was open to foreign investors with the potential of shoring up the country’s economy.
The Police Command in Kaduna State on Tuesday confirmed the killing of two officers during gun battle with bandits in Tabanni village on Birnin Gwari-Funtua road.
Kenneth Omeruo, who has been shipped out on loan season after season by Chelsea, has said he will hope to play in England in the forthcoming season.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Friday the ongoing reconciliatory moves initiated by the Presidency and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not stop the disgruntled members of the APC from defecting to the PDP.
A total of 238 students of Covenant University in Ota, Ogun, on Friday graduated with first class honours’ degrees at the institution’s 2017/2018 Convocation.