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Niger PDP governorship candidate re-arraigned over N4.5 billion fraud

The q of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Umar Nasko and the state’s former governor, Babangida Aliyu were on Thursday re-arraigned before a Minna high court for alleged fraud.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo hails Governor Sani Bello as one of the best

Against criticisms of non-performance by opposition political parties, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello of Niger State as one of the best governors in Nigeria today.

Governor Sani Bello reiterates support for youth programmes

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Saturday reiterated government’s commitment to supporting initiatives by individuals, groups and associations that are geared towards making youths viable.
Umar Nasko

2019: PDP candidate vows to pay N20,000 monthly stipend to all unemployed graduates

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for the 2019 election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has declared that his government will pay N20,000 monthly to all unemployed graduates in the state under a social security scheme that he will launch.

2019: Niger PDP receives over 2,000 decampees from APC, ADP

Barely three days after Niger state governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello officially flagged off his re-election campaign, no fewer than 2,000 members from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Advanced Democratic Party (ADP) in Niger South senatorial district have joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
President Buhari receives in audience President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in State House on 19th Oct 2018 2

Abubakar Sani-Bello, others beg Muhammadu Buhari to fix federal roads in Niger

The delegation, which cuts across the political divide of the state, also included former Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, former military governors, present and serving ministers and top government officials.

Babangida Aliyu: All PDP candidates are sellable

A former Niger State Governor, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has declared that all the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that emerged from the national convention and state primary elections “are sellable candidates that will win the 2019 general election”.

Executive Order 6: Sambo Dasuki, Orji Kalu, Danjuma Goje, Sule Lamido, Chimaroke Nnamani, 45...

A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Niger guber: Ahmed Ibeto, Umar Nasko, Muazu Sudan pick PDP nomination forms

The stage is now set for a battle royale for the ticket of who becomes the standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 governorship election in Niger State following the collection of nomination forms by three of the five aspirants.
Umar Nasko

Umar Nasko joins Niger governorship race

After weeks of speculations, the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the 2015 governorship election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has joined the 2019 governorship race.

Ambassador Ibeto: Why I left APC for PDP

The former Nigeria’s Ambassador to South Africa, Alhaji Ahmed Musa Ibeto, has said that he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to enable him realise his ambition of ruling Niger State.

Ambassador Ahmed Ibeto dumps APC for PDP

A former Deputy Governor of Niger State and Nigeria’s Ambassador to South Africa, Alhaji Ahmed Ibeto, has dumped the APC for the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

Niger government obtains N675 million loan to fund constituencies projects

The Niger State Government has obtained N675 million loan from a commercial bank to fund the state’s House of Assembly community social service projects across the 27 constituencies in the state.

Governor Sani Bello has lived in boys’ quarters since 2015 – media aide

Chief Press Secretary to Niger State Governor, Jibrin Ndace, has disclosed that Governor Sani Bello has been living in a boys quarters apartment for the past three years due to the dilapidated state of the official quarters he inherited.

PDP national leadership meets General Babangida in Minna

Other members of the PDP in the entourage included National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbodinyan, National Financial Secretary Alhaji Abdullahi Maibasira, and the National Woman Leader.

General Babangida: I’ll support anything targeted at One Nigeria

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has said he will support any project, organisation or body whose objective is to achieve one Nigeria.

Ex-Governor Bafarawa urges PDP members to intensify prayers

Former Sokoto State governor, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has advised members of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) to intensify prayers and repentance towards God.

Looters’ list: APC on calculated blackmail against my person – Ex-Governor Mu’azu Aliyu

A former governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has refuted the allegation that he looted the treasury following the inclusion of his name in the 24-man treasury looters’ list released by the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed on Sunday.

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Imo youths petition CJN over declaration of Emeka Ihedioha as governor-elect

Youths under the aegis of Imo Youth Council (IYC) have petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko, to wade into the Constitutional crisis brewing in the State over the outcome of the general election.
Mohammed Danjuma Goje

Court strikes out allege N5 billion fraud case against Senator Goje

The Federal High Court sitting in Jos has struck out the case against the former governor of Gombe State, Sen. Danjuma Goje, who was accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of forgery and diversion of N5 billion while serving as governor in 2010.

INEC lists condition to issue Governor Okorocha senator’s return certificate

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday insisted that it would not issue the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, of the All Progressives Congress (APC) a return certificate as an elected senator unless a court of competent jurisdiction gives the order.
Ademola Adeleke

Osun elections: Senator Adeleke, PDP petition against Governor Oyetola lacks merit – tribunal

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has held that the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Isiaka Adeleke, and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Gboyega Oyetola at the September 2018 governorship election, lacked merit.

157,631 candidates for mock UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says candidates who have yet to receive notification for its Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) might not have indicated interest at the point of registration