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PDP, 30 other political parties boycott Kaduna council polls

Thirty one political  parties, including the Peoples Democratic Party, said they would  boycott the Local Councils’ election in Kaduna State holding today. The parties under the aegis of Coalition of Political Parties in Kaduna State, made their stand known at a press conference on Friday in Kaduna. the coalition hinged their decision on the alleged violation of the Constitution and Electoral...

FACT-CHECK: Documents show Boni Haruna lied against Bindow on 150 billion naira Adamawa debt profile claims

The former governor of Adamawa State, Boni Haruna, on March 15, 2019 said the Bindow led government has taken about 150 billion naira loan and there is nothing to show for it. He made this claim while addressing the press prior to 2019 conclusive governorship polls in Adamawa. The former governor said human capital development was crucial in economic growth and job creation. In...

Adamawa Christian youth to Bishop Mamza;’ CAN has tilted into politics under your watch’

A group of concern Christian youth group has advised the leadership of the CAN in the state not to interfere in the youwican electioneering process. Mr Nicholas Shaida, coordinator of the group on Tuesday gave the advice in an interview with the Finder news in Yola. Shaida regretted why the CAN leadership would be giving undue interference by setting...

Adamawa Poverty claim: Stop chasing shadows, Ikwurunyi blasts Buba Marwa

Former Secretary, Justice Frontiers Mr. Ikwurunyi Mapida has rebuffed Buba Marwa challenges to Gov. Bindow patriotism by the Abuja cabals saying that such allusions meant leaving substantive issues to chase shadows. He spoke in response to a claim by Buba Marwa,  that Adamawa residence wallop in poverty under Bindow’s administration were false.   The statement had gone further to charge Adamawa...

ASUU to Nigeria first Lady; Establishing new varsity in Buhari’s name a disaster

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the proposed plan to establish a private university to be named after President Muhammadu Buhari by his wife Aisha Buhari as a disaster. The union stated that the reported plan confirmed why her husband has continued to reduce budgetary allocation to education since he assumed office in 2015. ASUU Chairman, University of...

‘Remove Your Cassock and Join Politics; Aso Rock Bomb Rev. Fr Mamza over rudeness to Buhari

The Presidency on Monday lashed back at the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza, who unguardedly had described President Muhammadu Buhari as ”sleeping on duty as Commander-in-Chief.” Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, said the comment was unbecoming of a religious leader, to engage ”in an action that broke the...

Adamawa guber: Bindow makes U-turn, challenges Fintiri’s victory at Tribunal

Jibrilla Bindow, the incumbent Governor of Adamawa State, has rejected the results of the governorship election in the state. Bindow, on Tuesday rescinded his earlier congratulatory message to Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, the Governor-Elect, challenging the latter’s victory at the Adamawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. Umar Duhu, former All Progressives Congress (APC) National Vice chairman (Northeast), who is an ally of...

Presidency Lambast Bishop Mamza over Buhari comment

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, says the north-eastern region of the country is better off under his principal. Shehu said this in reaction to comment by Stephen Mamza, Catholic bishop of Yola diocese. Mamza had said the unabated killings across the country is an indication that Buhari is “sleeping on duty.” But Shehu said the...

Opinion: Is Mrs. Buhari’s proposed private university in Adamawa for less privilege?

Elections have come and gone but politicking is not yet uhuru in Adamawa state, the home state of the first lady, Aisha Buhari. Politics in Nigeria is full of ironies, as eye service and scapegoat dominates our political hemisphere, it sounds funny as Abubakar Atiku, the PDP presidential candidate in the last presidential election was criticised for establishing privately...

BREAKING: Buhari signs new minimum wage bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the new minimum wage bill. The bill, which has now become a law, will usher in a new pay structure for Nigerian workers. The National Assembly had passed the bill approving N30,000 as the minimum wage for workers. State governors had opposed the N30,000 minimum wage with many of them saying they will be unable to pay...

BREAKING: Onnoghen Convicted, Banned From Holding Public Office For 10 Years

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has convicted the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen and has banned him from holding any public office for 10 years. Onnoghen will be removed from office as the Chief Justice of Nigeria and the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). In Today’s ruling, the CCT also directed that all monies...