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5,000 PDP members defect to APC in Kebbi

– About 5000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party Mobilisation Forum in Kebbi have defected to the All Progressives Congress – The defectors were received by the state governor, Abubakar Bagudu and APC state chairman, Bala Kangiwa at the Presidential lodge in Birnin Kebbi – According to Governor Bagudu, politics …

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Kebbi APC vows not to be carried away by Buhari’s victory

Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin-Kebbi The All Progressive Congress (APC),  Kebbi State chapter, has vowed not to be carried away by the recent victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential election, but that it would rather intensify its efforts to gain more votes across the state ahead of the March 9 …

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Bagudu promises improved welfare package for Kebbi state university lecturers

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi state on Sunday promised to look into the demand for improved welfare for lecturers at the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero. Bagudu made the promise when he met with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the institution …

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PDP rejects outcome of Presidential, National Assembly elections in Kebbi

The Kebbi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP ) has rejected the outcome of last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. The party said the election was shrouded with vote buying, intimidation, harassment and connivance with the INEC, security agencies and some traditional rulers in …

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Kebbi distributes100m bags of grain to flood victims

Food items worth over 100 million naira has been procured by the Kebbi state government for onward distribution to last year’s flood victims across the state. Delivering the items to the District Head of Ambursa, Alhaji Isah Haruna Rasheed, the Commissioner of Agriculture, Mohammadu Maccido said that the gesture was …

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Kebbi varsity ASUU to resume strike

The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero (KSUSTA), chapter, has concluded arrangement to resume the suspend strikes until its pending issues are addressed by the state government. A press statement issued by its Chairman, Dr. Ibrahim Garba Wawata, shortly after the ASUU/KSUSTA …

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Presidential Poll: PDP rejects Kabbbi’s result

By Laiatu Bamaiyi Birnin Kebbi – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kebbi State has rejected the outcome of last Saturday’s Presidential and National House of Assembly election results in Kebbi. Polling station workers prepare card readers, ballot and boxes to start the Election Day at Unguwar Sarki polling station …

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Buhari Has Unassailable Lead in Vote: Nigerian Election Update

(Bloomberg) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari widened his lead over his main rival, Atiku Abubakar, with results declared in 33 of the West African nation’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory after Saturday’s general election. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day. (Time-stamps are local time in …

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805 persons killed in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara road crashes in 3yrs

A total of 805 persons have died in road traffic crashes (TRC) in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States in three years. Zonal Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Zone 10, Sokoto, Dr Kayode Olagunju,  who disclosed this Thursday in Sokoto, said the figure was for  2016 to 2018. He said …

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