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Police deny invasion of Sokoto LGs by armed groups

Police deny invasion of Sokoto LGs by armed groups

Tunde Omolehin,  Sokoto Police in Sokoto State as denied media reports that suggested an invasion of a new militia group in one of the local councils in the state. Reports indicated, on Friday, that some armed groups, carrying sophisticated weapons were now in control of the council and subsequently applying strange laws that attract punishment. […]
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Zamfara: Gov Yari, Marafa fight over recruitment of 8,500 civilian JTF

Zamfara: Gov Yari, Marafa fight over recruitment of 8,500 civilian JTF

Fred Itua, Abuja Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Kabiru Garba Marafa, has alleged that there is a plot by the Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari to use 8,500 armed youths under the guise of civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) to destabilise the 2019 elections in the state. The governor recently announced the […]
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APC insists on fielding candidates for Zamfara

APC insists on fielding candidates for Zamfara

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that it would field candidates for all positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections despite the disqualification by the INEC. Reacting to the insistence by the INEC’s chairman  that the Commission stood by its decision to bar it from nominating any candidate in […]
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2019 elections: INEC insists Zamfara APC has no candidate

Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe Appointed UNILAG New VC

INEC chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu: commission bans APC from fielding candidates in Zamfara in 2019By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it stands by its statement that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field candidates for the 2019 general elections in Zamfara. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, stated

Zamfara APC guber crisis deepens

Zamfara APC guber crisis deepens

Fred Itua, Abuja The crisis rocking the Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is far from being over, as chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Kabiru Garba Marafa, has dissociated himself from a purported meeting convened by the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, with other governorship aspirants, on […]
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APC consulting lawyers for response on Zamfara

Adams Oshiomhole, Chairman of APC: party said to be consulting lawyers over Zamfara By Emmanuel MogbedeThe All Progressives Congress(APC) is consulting its lawyers in its legal department to file a reaction on the eligibility of its candidates to run in Zamfara state in the 2019 election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Zamfara Gov Faults Cancellation Of APC Primary, Insists Exercise Was Credible

Obasanjo’s ally, Femi Majekodunmi dumps ADC, returns to APC

The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has faulted the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to cancel the governorship primary in the state. The governor accused the chairman of the primary committee, Professor Abubakar Faki, of bias, alleging that he was being sponsored by the opposition to influence the

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