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December 11, 2018 11:52 AM Katsina federal lawmaker dumps APC for PDP

A member of the House of Representatives from Katsina State, Ibrahim Murtala, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Murtala, who is representing Matazu/Musawa Federal Constituency, announced his defection in a letter read by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on the floor of the House on Tuesday 18

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 28

December 2, 2018 8:48 PM 2019 presidency: Atiku makes 3 new appointments

The presidebtial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has appointed three youths and a woman as his aides. Atiku’s pokesperson, Paul Ibe, disclosed this in a statement to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. The new appointees of the former Vice President are: Dr Ahmed Adamu, Special Assistant (Youth and Strategy); Aliyu Bin Abbas 17

November 28, 2018 5:09 PM Gunmen kidnap PDP Chairman’s daughter

Daughter of the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Dutsinma Local Government Area, Katsina State has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. It was learnt that Zainab Hussaini was kidnapped at her father’s country home in Maitsani village along Dutsinma – Tsaskiya road, Tuesday night. According to Daily Trust, the gunmen stormed his residence 24

November 18, 2018 6:15 AM APC wins Katsina bye-election

Abubakar Yahaya Kusada of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of the Kusada/Kankia/Ingawa federal constituency bye-election in Katsina State. He polled 48,518 votes out of the 73,073 total votes cast to snatch victory from three other contenders. This was announced on Saturday night by INEC’s Chief Returning Officer for the poll, Prof. Rasheed 25

November 10, 2018 1:28 PM 2019 presidency: Okupe attacks El-Rufai over Peter Obi

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has attacked the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. Okupe was reacting to a tweet where Governor El-Rufai described Peter Obi, the running mate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar as a “religious bigot.” El-Rufai recalled that Obi supported 34

November 10, 2018 6:23 AM 2019 presidency: What Peter Obi did to me in 2014 – Gov. El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has described Peter Obi, the running mate of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, as a tribal bigot. El-Rufai recalled that Obi supported his (El-Rufai’s) arrest by the Department of State Services, DSS in 2014 on the ground that “El-Rufai has no business being in Anambra 19

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 29

November 7, 2018 3:49 PM Buhari swears in 23 NPC commissioners, CCB members

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in 23 National Commissioners of the National Population Commision, NPC, Chairman of Code of Conduct Bureau, Malam Muhammed Isah and seven other members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari performed the exercise shortly before the commencement of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive 35

October 12, 2018 6:06 AM Nigerian Railway Corporation chairman, Sandamu is dead

The Board Chairman of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Usman Sandamu is dead. Malam Lawal Ado, a cousin to the deceased, who confirmed the news of his death, said Sandamu died late Thursday evening in a Turkish hospital in Abuja. Ado said the deceased was 68 years and was survived by a wife and three children. He said his remains were expected to be buried 22