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January 14, 2019 12:31 PM 2019: Bauchi lawmaker speaks on consequences of relocating collation centre

Tukur said this in a petition addressed to Bauchi INEC office obtained by DAILY POST on Monday. The lawmaker added that it’s a gross violation of the Nigerian constitution for INEC to relocate collation centre away from Zwall with the allege tacit support of the All Progressives Congress. “As a representative of my people in Tafawa Balewa, I should be officially 72

January 4, 2019 7:22 AM Police recruitment: 242,455 applicants battle for 10,000 spots [See breakdown]

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has received a total of 242,455 applications from interested candidates, with seven days left before they recruit 10,000 police constables. This was confirmed by PSC’s acting spokesman, Aaron Kaase, in a statement released in Abuja on Thursday. Niger State has the highest number of applicants with 15,633, followed 42

December 9, 2018 5:52 AM Flights suspended as FAAN withdraws services

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines of the withdrawal of its services to Osubi Airport, Warri, Gombe Airport and Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2) over alleged indebtedness. Arik Air’s Communications Manager, Mr Adebanji Ola, confirmed the development in a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday to NAN. The statement 35

December 5, 2018 12:11 PM Dogara swears in three APC lawmakers

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has sworn in three lawmakers elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the House. The oath of office was administered on the new lawmakers by the Speaker on Wednesday. The new members are: Yusuf Nuhu (Bauchi, Toro Federal Constituency), Tunji Olawuyi (Kwara, Irepodun/Isin/Oke 54

November 17, 2018 6:32 PM Council chairman speaks on violence in Bauchi bye-election, attributes voter apathy to farming activities

The council chairman of Toro LGA of Bauchi State, Danlami Garba Mohammad has said there was no report of violence or arrests in the course of Saturday’s bye- election in the area. He however pointed out that farming activities were responsible for the low turn out of voters during the exercise. Mohammad disclosed this to DAILY POST, in an interview in Toro on Saturday 32

November 15, 2018 6:25 AM 2019: Presidency lists those assassinated during PDP administration

The Presidency on Thursday listed those assassinated during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, administration. Lauretta Onochie, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, urging Nigerians not to return the country to the reign of PDP in 2019, listed names of notable individuals assassinated between 1999-2014. Onochie also noted 62

November 8, 2018 3:39 PM Ochanya: Ex-NBA chairman recommends life imprisonment for rapists

The death of Ochanya from Benue state who was sexually abused by her guardians has continued to generate reactions in Nigeria, as a former Bauchi State Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Barrister Aniekan Mendie has urged judges and magistrates to ensure that anyone convicted for rape should be sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour 41

November 7, 2018 5:38 PM Senate reshuffles committee chairmen, removes Buhari’s loyalists

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Wednesday, announced the reshuffling of heads of four standing committees in the Senate. Saraki, who made the announcement at the end of plenary, stated that the Chairman, Senate Committee on Police, Abu Ibrahim (APC, Katsina State) has been redeployed to the Committee on Labour, while Tijjani Kaura (APC, Zamfara) takes 42

October 30, 2018 9:16 AM Army vs Shiites: Why Jonathan is the last democrat to rule Nigeria – Fayose

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has described former president Gooluck Jonathan as the last democrat to rule Nigeria. He stated this while condemning the alleged shooting of Shiite members by men of the Nigerian Army in Abuja. In a series of tweets, the former governor recalled how Jonathan’s convoy was stoned at Bauchi and nobody 40

October 24, 2018 3:10 PM Bauchi PDP guber candidate picks running mate ahead of 2019

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ‎in Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed, has picked Senator Baba Tela as his running mate. According to him, Tela was rewarded for his loyalty and sacrifice for the development of the party in the ‎state. Zainabari said that the governorship candidate had earlier shown his interest to contest 33