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Ex-Minister Aisha Alhassan recounts ‘ordeal’ in APC

Former Minister of Women Affairs, Jummai Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba, has declared that aside the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, there’s no other political party in Taraba State.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.

Aisha Alhassan: Why I’m returning to PDP

Former women affairs minister Aisha Alhassan who suffered massive defeat in the 2019 Governorship election in Taraba, says she has completed arrangements to return to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Ex-Women Affairs minister returns to PDP

Former women affairs minister Aisha Alhassan who suffered massive defeat in the 2019 Governorship election in Taraba, has said that she has completed arrangements to return to the People’s Democratic Party.

Former minister Aisha Alhassan joins main opposition PDP

Former Minister of Women Affairs, Jummai Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba, has decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from United Democratic party (UDP).
After much consultation, human rights crusader, Barr. Natasha Akpoti, has declared to run for Kogi State governorship election slated for November 16. Natasha was candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last Kogi Central Senatorial election.

Kogi guber: INEC clears Yahaya Bello, Musa Wada, Natasha Akpoti, 48 others — full...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 51 candidates and their deputies to contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Emmanuel Bwacha returns to senate for the third time

Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba south district has won a third term to return to the senate.

Nollywood calls for bundled broadband, local content

Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content.

Taraba APC governorship candidate decries spate of underdevelopment

Alhaji Sani Danladi, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba, says the state has yet to experience meaningful development since it was created in 1991.
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Taraba APC, PDP bicker over attack on governorship candidate

Accusation and counter accusation have continued to trail Thursday’s attack on the convoy of APC gubernatorial candidate in Taraba state, Alhaji Sani Abubakar.

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.
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Bye-election: Seven parties adopt APC in Kwara

Seven political parties on Tuesday agreed to work for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s bye-election for the Ekiti/Isin/Irepodun/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency seat of Kwara.

‘Mama Taraba’ loses 5,000 supporters to APC in Jalingo

The Taraba State All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate, Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi, has received over 5000 party defectors from the United Democratic Party, UDP, in Jalingo Local Government.
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2019: Kwarans are bedridden with poverty – UDP candidate

The governorship candidate for the United Democratic Party, UDP, Mr Adetunji Oyabambi, in Kwara State has said the people of the state were rocking in poverty.
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UDP candidate pledges to tackle poverty in Kwara

Mr Adetunji Oyabambi, the governorship candidate of the United Democratic Party (UDP) in Kwara has pledged to fight high rate of poverty in the state if elected in the 2019 general election.

2019: List of presidential candidates and their political parties

On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election.

2019: INEC releases names of presidential, national assembly candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released its provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections.

Aisha Alhassan: Why I removed furniture, rugs, others from Taraba APC office

Former women affairs minister Aisha Alhassan, who recently resigned her appointment and dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, has explained why she retrieved computers and furniture she donated to the Taraba state chapter of her former party.

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A police officer in the Philippines has been killed by a rooster while carrying out a raid on outlawed cockfight in the province of Northern Samar.

Policeman killed by fowl during raid on cockfight

A police officer in the Philippines has been killed by a rooster while carrying out a raid on outlawed cockfight in the province of Northern Samar.

Sokoto governor’s claim on delayed distribution of palliatives untrue – ministry

The Sokoto State governor, while defending his administration’s delay in the distribution of the relief items to residents of the state, had blamed the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, saying the minister’s directive that the state delayed the distribution so as to pool all the donations together, was the reason for the action.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

PANDEF asks President Buhari to take full responsibility for Lekki shootings

The statement titled, ‘Lekki Tollgate Shooting: PANDEF supports Catholic Bishops’ Call for a thorough investigation’ read, “PANDEF calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federation, take full responsibility for the horrible occurrence at the Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday, 20th October 2020 and direct the immediate commencement of actions to bring to book those behind that incident.

Court orders EFCC to begin fresh N2 billion fraud trial of ex-Niger governor, others

The Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State, has relisted the N2 billion alleged fraud case against a former governor of the state, Babangida Aliyu, and his former Chief of Staff, Umar Nasko, for retrial.

Fuel queues to fade out in days – stakeholders

Nigerians have been urged to resist the urge to engage in panic buying of petroleum products due to the current fuel scarcity of products in some of the distribution outlets across the country which was occasioned by the recent rally by youths across the country to demand an end to police brutality.