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Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is aware that 67 per cent of Christians in southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate.
Mr Yusuf Bala, the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, says the Southern Kaduna Senatorial District will give President Muhammadu Buhari over 90 per cent of their votes in the forthcoming presidential election.
Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, the umbrella body of opposition parties in the country, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is adamant on retaining the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, beyond his legal tenure because he is drilling a special force to help the ruling party rig the 2019 elections.
“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
The Christian Association of Nigeria has taken to task the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, asking him to find and apprehend those who killed prominent people and other citizens of the state.
Mrs Victoria Galadima, widow of the Agom Adara, Dr Maiwada Raphael Galadima, the late monarch of Adara chiefdom in Kaduna State, who was murdered in the heat of the recent crisis in the state, has told the heart-rending story of the torture she went through while in the custody of the kidnappers.
The people of Southern Kaduna have sued for peace in Kaduna State as the traditional ruler of Agom Adara, Maiwada Galadima, who was kidnapped and killed a fortnight ago, is buried today.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has announced the selection of Dr Hadiza Balarabe as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) demanded the implementation White papers on previous ethno-religious uprisings as well as trial of those apprehended for previous killings in Southern Kaduna.
HURIWA affirmed that section 308(1) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), which is a legal immunity from prosecution of holders of certain executive offices does not forbid the placement of a governor on security watch if such a person constitutes grave danger to public peace.
The people from southern part of Kaduna State under the umbrella of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) have called on the state government to probe the latest killings in the state, and as well release to the corpses of their kinsmen killed during the mayhem for proper burial.
The Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Barnabas Bantex, has picked the All Progressives Congress ticket for Kaduna South Senatorial District following a landslide victory at the primary election held in Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area.
Sen. Danjuma Laah’s bid for a second term received a massive boost on Sunday with professors from his Kaduna South constituency endorsing him for a fresh tenure.
A member of the National Assembly, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi (PDP Kaduna North), Friday vowed to unseat Governor Nasir el-rufai of Kaduna State during the February 2019 polls.
General Supervisor (GS) of ThankGod Awaited Liberation Ministry, Ikeja, Lagos, Francis Otukwu, has said the the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) are heating up the polity with the current defections and leadership tussle at the National Assembly.
The Deputy Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly, John Audu Kwaturu, has officially resigned his position as the Deputy Speaker of the Assembly.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.
The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.
Atletico Madrid crashed out of the Copa del Rey to Girona on Wednesday following a highly entertaining 3-3 draw at home to the Catalan side.
Workers in the Oyo State Public Service on Wednesday began a three-day warning strike over unpaid salaries and withdrawal of promotion by the state government.
Ethnic violence in four villages in western Democratic Republic of Congo left at least 890 dead over just three days last month, the UN says.
Novak Djokovic dropped a set for the second match running but survived a tough examination by 15th seed Daniil Medvedev on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Sudan's longtime ruler is defiant in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation.