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Umar Nasko: I will not take your support for granted

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship standard-bearer in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has assured the electorate that he will not take them for granted when voted into office in 2019.

2019: Miyetti Allah declares support for PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in next year’s election, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has continued to enjoy more support from citizens with the recent declaration by Fulani community to vote for the party and its candidate, Umar Nasko in 2019.

2019: Miyetti Allah dumps APC, back PDP in Niger

The gubernatorial ambition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has received a boost as the Fulanis, one of the dominant ethnic nationality in Niger State, have withdrawn their support for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, and threw their weight behind the PDP and its 2019 governorship candidate Umar Mohammed Nasko.

Nigerian military discovers illegal security training camp in Taraba

The 20 Model Battalion of the Nigeria Army located in Serti, Taraba, said it had discovered an illegal security training camp in Serti locality.
The remain of General Alkali recovered from an abandoned well

Nigerian Army recovers remains of General Idris Alkali in abandoned well

The remains the former Head of Administration, Army Headquarters, Major General Idris Alkali (Rtd.) has been recovered from an abandoned well in a village known as Guchwet in Shen district of Jos south local government area in Plateau State.
Soldiers and their sniffer-dogs at the grave site where remains of the missing Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd) were initially buried and later exhumed to an unknown destination by his suspected killers in Dura-Du near Jos, Plateau State… yesterday PHOTO: SUNDAY ADAH/BJO/NAN

Body of missing General Idris Alkali found in Jos

The body of the missing Army General, Retired Major General Idris Alkali, has been found, the Army said on Wednesday.

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”.

One feared killed as soldiers raid Plateau community over missing General Idris Alkali

A 35-year woman, Sarah Edward Nyam, was allegedly shot dead in Fwapwa Di Village of Jos South Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State on Thursday night by men of the Nigerian Army.

Abuja court remands four over alleged extortion

A Karu Upper Area Court on Friday remanded four persons in Keffi Prison over alleged extortion and for constituting public nuisance at Nyanya Motor Park in Abuja and its environs.

DSS arrests ISWA, Boko Haram leaders in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrests of the leaders of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) and some Boko Haram terrorists, at Kukuntu Village, Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT, in Abuja.

Ex-NAF chief Amosu’s ‘N3.6 billion fraud’ trial stalled

A Federal High Court on Monday adjourned the trial of a former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, to June 13 and June 14 following the absence of his lawyer, Bolaji Ayorinde, in court.

World Malaria Day: Kano DisCo distributes mosquito nets in Kano

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Wednesday distributed 10, 000 treated mosquito nets to its customers in Jakara quarters in Kano metropolis.

Police arrest Nigerien with ammunitions, army camouflage in Sokoto

The police in Sokoto State has paraded a national of Niger Republic with ammunitions and an Army camouflage.

Governor Ahmed approves appointment of local council monitoring committees

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the appointment of Local Government Monitoring Committees for the 16 local government councils in the state.

Bauchi Assembly screens commissioner-nominees

Bauchi State House of Assembly, yesterday, began screening of 19 commissioner-nominees sent to it by Governor Mohammed Abubakar.

National Assembly probes NEMA chief Mustapha Maihaja as fed govt negotiates with striking workers

The House of Representatives Committee on Emergency, Preparedness and Disaster Management of the National Assembly (NASS) has commenced investigation into the allegation of high-handedness, maladministration and corruption against the new Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja.

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