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December 26, 2017 8:51 PM Atiku denies fallout with Secondus, PDP governors

Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar has denied making any negative remarks about the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus. In an update posted via his official Twitter feed, Atiku insisted that any statement making the rounds on social media, did not emanate from him or his media office. He also made it clear 21

December 6, 2017 5:01 PM Gov. Tambuwal appoints Waziri of Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the recommendation of the Sultanate council for the appointment of Prof Sambo Junaidu, as the new Waziri of Sokoto. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Secretary to the Sultanate Council, of the state, Alhaji Umar Ladan, in Sokoto on Wednesday. Ladan said the governor had also approved the appointment 23

December 5, 2017 10:18 AM Atiku condemns killing of village heads in Adamawa attack

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday called for justice over attack on two communities of Lawaru and Dong in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The Waziri of Adamawa condemned the killing of Village Heads of Lawaru and Dong communities in Demsa Local Government area in the Monday attack ,describing same as a cowardly attack 26

November 24, 2017 1:38 PM Atiku: Nigerians react to resignation of ex-Vice President from APC

Some Nigerians have reacted to the resignation of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar from the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Waziri of Adamawa had earlier on Friday announced his resignation from the ruling APC. Zirem Gwoto: Good and honorable move, the APC has ceased being a party immediatelt after the 2015 election. David Ajokporise: Atiku 28

November 5, 2017 1:14 PM ADP Chairman murdered in Plateau, body riddled with 16 bullets

‌Chairman of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Jos East district, in Plateau State, Josiah Waziri Fursum has been assassinated by gunmen. This was made known during the weekend through a statement signed by the Party’s Director of Media, Kayode Jacobs. According to Jacobs, the body of the late Fursum was riddled with 16 bullets. “Chairman of Action Democratic 43

November 1, 2017 8:35 PM ‎Atiku condoles with Tinubu over loss of son

ABUJA – Former Vice President and chieftain All Progressives Congress APC, Atiku Abubakar has expressed “shock and anguish over the sudden death of Jide, the son of his political colleague and friend, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu”. In a personal message by the Waziri Adamawa, Atiku commiserated with the Tinubu family “counselling them not to lose faith 20

October 31, 2017 5:43 PM N5.32bn stolen in Head of Service, Police Pension offices monthly – Maina

Former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Abdulrasheed Maina, has claimed that he is being haunted for stopping N5.32 billion, which he alleged, was being stolen monthly in the office of the Head of Service and Police Pension office. Maina said his media trial and framed up allegations were part of efforts by ‘pension thieves’ to stop him from exposing 23

October 20, 2017 9:50 PM Late Wazirin Sokoto Junaidu buried

Thousands of people on Friday attended the funeral prayer of late Wazirin Sokoto, Dr Usman Junaidu, who died at the age of 85. Newsmen report that the funeral prayer, which was conduced at Sultan Muhammadu Bello mosque after Jumu’at prayer, was led by the Chief Imam, Sheikh Malami Bello-Akwara. The deceased was later buried at his home in Gidadawa area of Sokoto 16

October 19, 2017 6:04 PM APC chieftain, Timi Frank attacks Joe Igbokwe over Atiku

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Comrade​, APC, Timi​ ​Frank has advised a‎​n official​​​ of the Lagos APC chapter, Joe Igbokwe, to​ ​stop ​his verbal attack against former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. ​In a statement on Thursday in Abuja, Frank remind​ed ​Igbokwe that the media​ ​cannot​ ​be an alternative court to try and convict 23

October 19, 2017 3:18 AM Without you, we won’t die, PDP replies Obasanjo

The Peoples Democratic Party has said that it will not force former President Olusegun Obasanjo to return as its member. It said it would respect the decision of the former President, but added that whether he returned or not, it (the party) would not die. Obasanjo had on Tuesday vowed never to return to the party, saying he would rather remain a statesman 27