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Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Governor Bello: Appeal court victory affirmation of mandate by Nigerlites

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has said his victory at the Court of Appeal on Saturday was a vindication and affirmation of the mandate given to him and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) by Nigerlites.

Uche Secondus lambasts APC, President Buhari for ‘impoverishing’ Nigerians

Nigerians have never had it so bad as in the past four years of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration which has witnessed the worst of insecurity, poverty, hunger coupled with multiple taxations that have made nonsense of its acclaimed poverty alleviation programmes.

2019 elections: Niger PDP concludes review

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger says its seven-man committee on review of the 2019 general elections in the state has concluded their report.

Tribunal re-orders service of subpoena on Colonel Sani Bello, three others

The Niger state Gubernatorial Election petition tribunal sitting in the State High Court complex, Minna, the state capital has ordered a re-service of its subpoena on the state Governors’ father, Col. Sani Bello (Rtd), who is the 1st defendant Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, the Director General (DG) National youth Service Corp (NYSC), the current Registrar of the National Examination Council (NECO), and its former Registrar, Professor Promise Okpala.

Court summons police chief over failure to effect arrest of ex-governor, PDP guber candidate

A Federal High Court in Minna on Monday ordered the Commissioner of Police in Niger to appear before it and offer explanation over his failure to execute the bench warrant issued for the arrest of former Gov. Babangida Aliyu and Umar Nasko.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.

Niger guber tribunal: PDP wins first round

The Niger State governorship election petition tribunal has thrown away the application by counsel to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello and the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the 2019 election in the state seeking to disqualify the lead counsel to the petitioner and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko.

Niger elections: Governor Sani Bello wins second term

The Niger State governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello of All Progressives Congress (APC) has won a second term of four years in office after defeating the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko in Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger governorship candidates in last minute rush to garner votes

As the Governorship and House of Assembly elections approach, an eleventh-hour attempt to gather votes and solicit the support of the electorates have been embarked upon by the various Governorship candidates in Niger state.
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Niger PDP governorship candidate re-arraigned over N4.5 billion fraud

The q of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Umar Nasko and the state’s former governor, Babangida Aliyu were on Thursday re-arraigned before a Minna high court for alleged fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Fraud: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Governor Aliyu, Niger PDP governorship candidate, chairman

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has re-arraigned former governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Aliyu, the state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate, Umar Nasko, and state chairman of the party, Tanko Beji, before a court for alleged fraud.
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PDM, PDP fuse in Niger for 2019 polls

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), one of the registered political parties in the country, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State have fused into one entity, a few weeks to the presidential election.
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Umar Nasko: I cannot be intimidated

The Peoples Democratic Party Governorship (PDP) candidate for next year’s election, Alhaji Mohammed Umar Nasko, has said he cannot be intimidated by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration as he is determined to liberate the people of Niger State from the hardship inflicted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) government in the past three years.
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2019: PDP candidate vows to pay N20,000 monthly stipend to all unemployed graduates

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for the 2019 election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has declared that his government will pay N20,000 monthly to all unemployed graduates in the state under a social security scheme that he will launch.

Absence of EFCC counsel stalls Babangida Aliyu’s alleged money laundering trial

Absence of counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stalls the trial of former Niger Governor Babangida Aliyu
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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.

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