FCT: Kebbi gov wife elected into cancer union – Daily Trust

The 2018 World Cancer Congress organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has elected the wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu as a director in the union. Her election made her the first Nigerian to serve on the board of the 85-year-old …

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Kaduna APC holds controversial senatorial primaries amidst tight security

The Kaduna State chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) on Saturday dared the national leadership of the party and conducted a senatorial primary for Kaduna Central zone. The primaries is ongoing, under tight security. PREMIUM TIMES observed fully armed security personnel – Police, Vigilantes and Civilian JTF, moving around the …

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Abba Yusuf remains PDP guber candidate in Kano State

Alhaji Aminu Abdulsalam, a chieftain of the Kwankwassiyya movement and running mate of Alhaji Abba Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Kano State, has called on members of the party to remain calm as Yusuf is still the party’s governorship flag bearer in the state.   Abdulsalam, …

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Jigawa APC House of Reps flagbearers

The All Progressive Congress (APC) primary election of House of Represenative was conducted peacefully across the 11 federal constituencies in Jigawa state. Election has been conducted in all the federal constituencies with the exception of Gwaram federal constituency and to the time of writing this report no reason was given …

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GPN Kebbi picks peasant farmer as governorship candidate – Daily …

The Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) in Kebbi has elected a peasant farmer, Abubakar Kola as its gubernatorial candidate for the 2019 general election. The party’s delegates during the primary election held at Modiyawa Hotel in Birnin Kebbi at the weekend  affirmed the candidature of Kola as  unopposed candidate to …

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Policemen bar journalists from Kaduna APC senatorial primaries

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the team of journalists who converged on the venue of the primary election was completely denied access by the security personnel. The journalists used all persuasive means to gain access including parading their identity cards and making phone calls to some senior police …

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Incumbent Rep defeats brother to clinch PDP ticket in Kano State …

Kano – Alhaji Nasiru Sule-Garo, an incumbent member of the House of Representatives representing Gwarzo/Kabo Federal Constituency has defeated his younger brother to clinch the House of Representatives ticket on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Elections Sule-Garo, who is an elder brother to Kwankwaso’s wife, defeated his sibling, …

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Ribadu, Aisha Buhari’s brother demand cancellation of Adamawa …

Two aspirants for Adamawa state governorship under the All Progressives Congress (APC) have condemned the conduct of governorship primaries of the party, arguing that no election was conducted. In separate media briefings Saturday in Yola, the state capital, Nuhu Ribadu, a former chairman of EFCC, and Mahmoud Ahmed, a brother …

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