By Danladi Alhassan There were spates of violence and voter intimidation as voters turned out to participate in the supplementary governorship and state elections on Saturday. Most hit was Kano State where the exercise took place in 28 local governments. However, Gama, a key swing ward in Nassarawa Local Government […]

By Andy Chukwu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the March 9 Gubernatorial elections in Sokoto State. The party’s spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, is asking INEC to save its time and resources by declaring Governor Aminu Tambuwal, its candidate, the winner of the […]

By Bayode Sipasi President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to all stakeholders and actors in the persistent violence in Kaduna state to come to terms with the fact that mutual violence has no winners, but losers on both sides. Buhari, in a statement issued on his behalf by Garba Shehu, his […]

By Danladi Alhassan Maistiyari, the 80-year-old mother-in-law of Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina state, has regained freedom after one week in custody of her abductors. The octogenarian mother of Binta, the governor’s wife was abducted last Friday, on the eve of the gubernatorial elections, at her home in the Sabon […]

By Bayode Sipasi The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to resist electoral fraud in Sokoto while accusing the Federal Government and the All Progressive Congress (APC) of plotting to use the military and other security agents to win the Sokoto State governorship election. Sokoto State Governor and PDP Candidate, […]

By Danladi Alhassan The Daily Trust has reported the kidnapping of Hauwa Yusuf, mother-in-law to Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina state. The 80-year-old woman was reportedly abducted from her residence at Dandume crescent in Katsina layout of the metropolis. She is the mother to Binta Masari, one of the three […]

By Bayode Sipasi No fewer than 40 persons have been killed in fresh bandits attacks on two communities of Shinkafi and Anka local governments of Zamfara State. The fresh attacks came less than 24 hours after Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari assured of full security in the state. The governor had ordered […]

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