Azu Ishiekwene After former Vice President Atiku Abubakar emerged as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party at the Port Harcourt convention in October, the party said it looked forward to an issues-based campaign and challenged the ruling All Progressives Congress to roll up its sleeves. There are many issues...
The Senate has called for an end to the crisis between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities which has led to industrial action by lecturers. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, Senator Barau Jibrin, who moved a motion on the strike at...
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has said it is instructive to say that since his emerged as the presidential candidate of the PDP, the President Muhammad Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has gone into a panic mode. Abubakar also stated he will “retire”...
The gubernatorial candidate of the APC in Gombe State, Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, held a meeting with aggrieved members of the party that lost at the primary elections. The reconciliation meeting with the aggrieved aspirants was convened by the gubernatorial candidate to mend fences. The meeting, which lasted for hours at...
The police have summoned the Kano State Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Mallam Sagir Takai, over the alleged murder of a 70-year-old man. The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Magaji Musa Majia, yesterday alleged that Takai was expected to report to the office of the Commissioner of Police, Rabi’u Yusuf...
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar, has picked former Anambra state governor Peter Obi as his running mate. The opposition party, however, has yet to confirm the choice of Obi for this position. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had on Thursday thrown his...
Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, on Friday handed over the results of the primaries conducted in the State to the President after the Jumaat prayer in Abuja. Gov. Yari insisted that primaries held in Zamfara saying that it is a huge joke to nominate Zamfara Gov candidate from Abuja. Speaking with...
Following the emergence of Alhaji Abubakar Atiku as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, one of the runners-up in the primary election, Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, has congratulated and pledged to support to him. Dankwambo declared his support for the party’s presidential candidate in 2019 elections...
Alhaji Muhammad Ribadu, Senatorialcandidate, Gombe North Senatorial District under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has forfeited his candidature to Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe state. Ribadu made this known on Thursday in Gombe, during a welcome reception organized by the party in honour of Dankwambo, who was one...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, ahead of the 2019 elections. Speaking on Thursday at his home in Ogun State, Obasanjo said he was willing to work with the former vice president to realize his presidential ambition and take...