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Party (PDP) has received a boost as the Fulanis, one of the dominant ethnic nationality in Niger State, have withdrawn their support for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, and threw their weight behind the PDP and its 2019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

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”.
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Niger PDP’s Umar Nasko wants Abubakar Sani-Bello to account for N500 billionn

The governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) for 2019 election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Nasko, has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) led administration in the state of squandering N500 billion in the last three years without anything to show for it.

2019: Niger PDP releases final list of candidates

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger state has released its candidates for all the elections slated for 2019 with its gubernatorial candidate Alhaji Umar Nasko topping the list.
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Primary: Umar Nasko wins PDP governorship ticket

Minna, the Niger State capital, was on Sunday agog as delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party overwhelmingly elected the 2015 governorship candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko, as the party’s candidate for the 2019 general elections.
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Primaries: Seyi Makinde, Umar Nasko pick PDP guber ticket in Oyo, Niger

Mr Seyi Makinde has emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 gubernatorial election in Oyo state.

Niger PDP holds guber primary Sunday

The Niger State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it is set to conduct its primary election to pick the candidate that will fly its flag in next year’s governorship election on Sunday.
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Ex-Govenor Babangida Aliyu’s ex-aide joins Niger guber race

Umar Nasko, the Chief of Staff to former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, on Saturday presented his letter of intent to run for governor under the banner of the Peoples Democratic Party in Niger state.
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Umar Nasko joins Niger governorship race

After weeks of speculations, the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the 2015 governorship election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has joined the 2019 governorship race.

Ex-President Jonathan meets General Babangida behind close door in Minna

The Immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday in Minna, the Niger state capital, held two hours close door meeting with General Ibrahim Babangida at his hill-top mansion.

Ex-Governor Aliyu’s fraud trial adjourned indefinitely

A Minna High Court on Monday adjourned the trial of former Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger over an alleged N4.568billion fraud indefinitely.

2019: APC is ‘recycling’ defectors – PDP

The Niger State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of “recycling defectors to deceive members of the public”.

EFCC arraigns ex-Governor Aliyu, aide over alleged N2 billion fraud

Former governor of Niger state, Alhaji Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu, was at the Federal High Court, sitting in Minna on Monday with Umar Nasko, his chief of staff over an alleged N2 billion fraud.

Ex-Governor Babangida Aliyu docked for money laundering

Former Niger State Governor, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, was on Thursday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Minna on charge of money laundering.

Judge transfers ex-Governor Babangida Aliyu’s trial to Minna

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday transferred the criminal trial of a former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, to the Minna Division of the court.

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