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Isa Ashiru

Tribunal: PDP, Isa Ashiru head to Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal in Kaduna has fixed Thursday, June 27 to hear the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking for votes recount in the March 9 Governorship election in Kaduna State.

Kaduna election: PDP loses to Governor El-Rufai at tribunal

The Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday struck out the motion of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking for recount of votes cast in the governorship elections in the state, for lack of merit.
Isa Ashiru Kudan

Kaduna guber: Court dismisses Isa Ashiru’s suit seeking recount of poll votes

The Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday struck out the motion of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking for recount of votes cast in the governorship elections in the state, for lack of merit.
Isa Ashiru Kudan

Kaduna election: Tribunal to rule on Isa Ashiru, PDP’s ballot recount motion on Monday

The Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned to Tuesday, May 27, to rule on the motion seeking for a recount of votes cast in the governorship elections in the state.
dry season farming

Farmers: Banditry, kidnapping wiping out family income in Northwest

The high rate of banditry and kidnappings in the Northwest of Nigeria may affect food production in the area by over 50 per cent, according to two apex farmers associations.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder: Police nab 18 more kidnappers

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says said 18 more kidnappers including the killer of the traditional ruler, Agom Adara of Kajuru Local Government Area has been arrested by police detectives on Operation Puff Adder after the recent arrest of their “spiritual Father” one Salisu Abubakar.

Police arrest suspected killer of Kaduna monarch

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested the suspected kidnapper and killer of the traditional ruler of Adara chiefdom in Kaduna state, Maiwada Galadima.
Nasir El-Rufai and Josiah Idowu-Fearon

Peace Commission: We’re in talks with Governor El-Rufai on release of Adara leaders

The Chairman of Kaduna State Peace Commission, Reverend Josiah Idowu-Fearon has said the commission is in talks with state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai on the release of Adara Community leaders in detention.
Herdsmen

Kaduna government immunises 215,000 cows against contagious lung infection

The Kaduna State Government says it has immunised 215, 000 cattle against the Contagious Bovine Pleuro Pneumonia (CBPP), a lung infection of cows.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Kaduna elections: PDP rejects governorship poll result

Alhaji Isa Ashiru, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Kaduna, has rejected the outcome of the governorship election in the state.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai declared winner of gubernatorial poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, as winner of the governorship polls.

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai set to be declared winner of gubernatorial poll

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State is on the verge of being returned as the winner of Saturday’s election.

Kaduna elections: PDP accuses INEC of foul play

As results of gubernatorial/state Assembly elections trickled in in Kaduna, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said it was glaring that the party was short-changed in some election results in parts of the state.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna elections: PDP threatens to reject poll results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday threatened to reject the results of the governorship and state house of assembly elections in Kaduna State.

Kaduna elections: PDP alleges fraud as Governor El-Rufai leads

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state has alleged fraud and irregularities as Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leads from the results released so far in Saturday’s gubernatorial election.

Kaduna elections: APC leads in seven out of 11 local governments declared

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won in seven of 11 local governments of Kaduna State, results declared so far indicate.

Police: Bandits kill 30 in Zamfara

At least 30 people have been killed by armed bandits who raided a village in northwest Nigeria, police and residents said Tuesday.

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Police arrest two Boko Haram commanders in Borno

Police in Borno on Friday, said they had arrested two “high profile’’ Boko Haram commanders believed to have participated in attacks on security locations in Nigeria and Cameroon.
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