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Modu Sheriff Not A Mole In APC, Says Buhari Support Group

The Presidential Support Group (PSG) for Buhari 2019 campaign, says its Chairman, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff is not a mole planted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to scuttle the election of the president in 2019. Mr Kassim Muhammed Kassim, the group`s Secretary said this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, those making the allegation were only being mischievous. “Sheriff came into APC without any hidden political agenda other than to contribute his quota to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari because…

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2019: Return To Wards For Direct Primaries, Shettima ‎Tells Borno APC

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has told All Progressives Congress stake-holders in the state, comprising ‎his deputy, national and state assembly members, state, local government and ward executives of the party, all past and serving government officials as well as party chieftains to return to respective wards and “massively mobilize party members” to fully take part in Thursday’s direct primaries.   Speaking  while swearing-in caretaker chairmen of the 27 local government areas for a term of six months which was attended by majority of stakeholders including national and state…

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Kidnappers Release NTA Staff, Family After N5m Ransom Payment

Thirteen days after the Kidnapping of a journalist, his wife and two siblings, armed bandits terrorizing Birnin-Gwari have finally regained freedom after a ransom of five million naira was paid. They were released around 7.15am at Tasha Keji near Kuriga along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna highways. Their freedom from Kidnappers’ den was possible after a hectic and painstaking negotiation with the Armed bandits for thirteen days. Armed bandits had on Monday 10th September 2018, kidnapped a Staff of NTA Kaduna, Yahaya Isa, and his wife and his cousin Sama’ila Buhari and another married…

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Another Serving Minister Skips NYSC, Risks Jail Term

Another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has confirmed that he skipped the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him a jail term. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, did not participate in the scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) at age 25. The revelation about Mr. Shittu, who is currently angling to become Oyo State governor, is coming to light about a week after Kemi Adeosun was compelled to…

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Buhari Names Amaechi As His Campaign DG

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the appointment of a campaign organization for his re-election in 2019 with Mr. Rotimi Amaechi as Secretary/Director General. Mr. Amaechi was the Director General of the Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential in 2014/2015. A statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said: “the new DG will announce other appointments into the campaign structure as approved by President Buhari”. Amaechi the former Governor of Rivers State was the DG of the campaign committee in 2014-2015 that won the elections and brought…

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Kano Gov, Ganduje, Swears In Gawuna As New Deputy Governor

The new Deputy Governor of Kano State Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf-Gawuna has been sworn-in on Wednesday at a ceremony presided over by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The ceremony took place at the Coronation Hall, Government House Kano, attended by thousands of supporters. The governor called on the new deputy governor to be transparent, loyal, sincere and dedicated in the discharge of his duties. “You are advised to abide by the oath of office to be transparent, prudent, ensure probity and justice, and contribute your quota to the development of the state and…

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Turaki, Viable, Credible Presidential Material, Says Taraba Gov

Taraba State Governor, Architect Dickson Ishaku Darius has said that frontline PDP presidential aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, has all what it takes to be Nigeria’s president in 2019. The governor who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Engineer Haruna Manu made the remark on Wednesday when the presidential aspirant visited the Government House in Jalingo, in continuation of his nationwide consultations ahead of the party’s presidential primary next month. The deputy Governor said: “In terms of capability, capacity and knowledge of the situation of the country you have it all….

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TETFUND: ICPC Recovers Unused N7.5m Grant From Kaduna Poly Lecturers

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has recovered N7.5m unused grant from 11 lecturers of the Kaduna Polytechnic. The said money was part of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) grant released to the school between 2010 and 2017 for staff capacity development through local and international trainings. ICPC, through its North West Zonal office which coordinated the investigation on the utilization of TETFUND grants in the institution, found that the 11 lecturers failed to attend the trainings despite having received monies. The trainings were scheduled…

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FG Bows, Reinstates Yushau Shuaib As Chief Information Officer 

After five years of protracted legal battle between the federal Government and Yushau Shuaib, Chief Information Officer at the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed’s Ministry has finally obeyed the National Industrial Court order to reinstate the embattled civil servant.   In a letter of reinstatement with reference no. FMIC/LEG/307/VOL.1/122 addressed to Mr. Yushau Shuaib and signed by the Director of Human Resources Management, Mr. S.U. Ewa on behalf of the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Shuaib was informed of the Minister’s directive to reinstate him…

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Ex-Plateau Gov Dariye Picks APC Nomination Form From Prison

Senator Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a 14-year jail term over financial misdeeds while serving as Plateau governor, has picked an APC nomination form to contest next year’s election. APC Publicity Secretary on Plateau, Mr Chindo Dafat confirmed this on Tuesday in Jos. “Yes, Sen. Dariye has picked a nomination form to seek a third term. It is true. He is among those jostling for the APC ticket in Plateau Central,” Dafat said. Dafat said that Dariye has filled the form and submitted to the party. “His (Dariye)’s ward…

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