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Adamawa guber: Ahmadu Fintiri emerges PDP candidate

Former Adamawa Assembly Speaker and Acting governor, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, has emerged winner of Adamawa Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship primary election.

Adamawa guber: Umar Ardo, Sa’ad Tahir withdraw from PDP primaries

Two governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa, Umar Ardo and Sa’ad Tahir, have withdrawn from Sunday’s primaries of the party.
There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

Stakeholders lament rising cost of democracy

Nigeria has 68 political parties, while about 20 are waiting to be registered. If these parties clamouring for registration are eventually registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before the 2019 general elections, the number of political parties in the country may rise to 88.

2019: Adamawa PDP stakeholders endorse Umar Ardo for governor

Ahead of the gubernatorial election in Adamawa State in 2019, a group of PDP stakeholders drawn from the 21 local governments of Adamawa State have endorsed Umar Ardo as the party’s candidate.

June 12: Umar Ardo approaches court, seeks nullification of awards

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Adamawa State, Dr. Umar Ardo, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari for conferring national honours on Late Chief MKO Abiola, Amb. Babagana Kingibe and late Chief Gani Fawehinmi.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s ex-aide asks court to stop conferment of GCFR on MKO Abiola

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa State, Dr. Umar Ardo, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the conferment of posthumous national honours on Abiola and Fawehinmi.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s ex-aide threatens to sue President Buhari if he confers national honours...

Former adviser to former vice president Atiku Abubakar, Umar Ardo, has described the planned conferment of national honours to MKO Abiola, Babagana kingibe, and Gani Fawehinmi as illegal and an indulgence in flagrant illegality by the presidency.

Tanko Yakassai: Northern elders’ll assess all presidential candidates in 2019

Northern leaders on Wednesday said they would assess candidates of all political parties before supporting any contestant for the 2019 presidential election.

Northern leaders inaugurate committees on 2019 election, restructuring, others

The Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly have inaugurated five standing committees to strategise on a peaceful conduct of the 2019 elections, restructuring and security in the North.

PDP decides on waivers for returnees Thursday

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may take a decision on the granting of waiver for returnees to the party at its meeting billed for Thursday.

Atiku’s politics and the spectre of failure

Only recently, the so-called Adamawa State PDP’s leadership and an amorphous group that calls itself Katsina State People’s Democratic Party Elders’ Consultative Forum are reported to have publicly pleaded with the erstwhile Vice President to come back to the PDP.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar set to pick PDP membership card in Yola

A former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, may return to the Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday (today), according to one of his associates, Mr. Ahmed Lawan.

Anambra guber: Blame Senator Ahmed Makarfi committee for PDP’s failure – Umar Ardo

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former adviser to the former vice president Atiku Abubakar, Dr. Umar Ardo, has slammed the Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of the PDP over the party’s flop at the Anambra State election.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar has taken over Adamawa PDP – Umar Ardo

A former Special Assistant to Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Umar Ardo, has called for the cancellation of the results of last Saturday ward congresses in Adamawa State.

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INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

2019: INEC clarifies position on IDP voting

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission’s decision to allow Internally Displaced Persons vote in 2019 is restricted to Nigerians living within our borders.

Man bags 14 months imprisonment for stealing motorcycle

A Kaduna Upper Customary Court on Thursday sentenced one Abubakar Inuwa, 34, to 14 months imprisonment for stealing a motorcycle valued at N150,000.

Court remands two businessmen over unlawful possession of firearms

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded two businessmen, Olanrewaju Jimoh and Rotimi Bolade, in prison custody over unlawful possession of firearms.

ECOWAS council of ministers move to halt insecurity in West African countries

Moved by the growing insecurity in the West African sub-region, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Council of Ministers, yesterday, met in Abuja to proffer solutions on ways to nip the scourge of terrorism in the bud.