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Former Adamawa Assembly Speaker and Acting governor, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, has emerged winner of Adamawa Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship primary election.
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aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa, Umar Ardo and Sa’ad Tahir, have withdrawn from Sunday’s primaries of the party.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Northern leaders on Wednesday said they would assess candidates of all political parties before supporting any contestant for the 2019 presidential election.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.
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.
A Kaduna Upper Customary Court on Thursday sentenced one Abubakar Inuwa, 34, to 14 months imprisonment for stealing a motorcycle valued at N150,000.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded two businessmen, Olanrewaju Jimoh and Rotimi Bolade, in prison custody over unlawful possession of firearms.
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.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the House of Representatives has said the Electoral Act Amendment Bill sent to President Muhammadu Buhari was an “imperfect document” capable of disenfranchising millions of Nigerians in the 2019 general election.
Suspected cultists on Monday killed three members of a rival cult group in Wurukum, a suburb of Makurdi, the Benue state capital.
Justice Aisha Bashir of the Nasarawa State High Court II, sitting in Lafia, on Tuesday sentenced Amina, wife of late Adamu Zubairu to death by hanging for killing her husband.
Super Eagles defender Ola Aina celebrates Torino’s 0-0 away draw against AC Milan in their Serie A clash at the Giuseppe Meaza Stadium in Milan, and also thanks the club’s fans for their unflinching support
Nigeria Police Force says the ban against the use of fireworks or ‘knock out’ before, during or after the yuletide celebration in still in place