Politics

Taraba Elections : APC Wins Another Court Ruling

The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the petition of the PDP in Taraba State seeking to stop the APC gubernatorial candidate Professor Mohammed Sani Yahaya from challenging the result of the 2019 governorship Election.

The court ruled that Professor Sani Yahaya being the rightful candidate of the APC can continue challenging the victory of the PDP in the 2019 governorship election at the election petition tribunal in Taraba State

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Breaking: Court rules against Atiku, PDP on INEC server

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) on Wednesday declared that there was no evidence that INEC transmitted the results of the 2019 presidential election electronically to any server.

Delivering judgement on the matter, the chairman of the tribunal Justice Mohammed Garba said that the petitioners – PDP and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar failed to prove the existence of an INEC server or that the electoral commission transmitted results electronically.

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Peaceful coexistence of Adamawa pastoralists, farmers excites Osinbajo

(NLTP) by pastoral families and crop farmers in Gongoshi community, Adamawa State, is exciting and encouraging.

Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said the Vice President expressed delight that the community had accepted NLTP as a way of promoting peaceful co-existence as well as enhancing their livelihoods.

The vice president formally inaugurated the implementation of NLTP at the Gongoshi Grazing Reserve in Mayo Belwa Local Government Area of Adamawa on Tuesday.

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Kaduna RIFAN Hails President Buhari for Restricting Forex on Food Items

By Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed, Zaria

Stakeholders have continued to react to the recent directive given by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restrict forex on food items being imported into the country.

Some are in support of the president, commending him for making Nigerians to look inward to consume what is produced in the country, while some feel the nation is not yet ripe to meet the needs of its citizens in terms of food production.

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Oyo Assembly passes reviewed Appropriation Bill 2019 of N182bn

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the State Appropriation review Bill (2019 budget) of N182,389, 434, 405.52.

This followed the third reading of the Oyo State Appropriation Review and Finance Bill, 2019 , at the plenary, presided over by the Speaker, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin.

The reviewed budget of N98, 769, 034, 202.03 only, was for Recurrent Expenditure while N83, 620, 400, 203.49 only, are for the Capital Expenditure, meant for the services of Oyo state in the year ending Dec. 31, 2019.

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We turned Shehu Sani to blogger, Relocates Hunkuyi to China -Elrufai

By Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed, Zaria

Governor Malam Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State said that former Senators Shehu Sani is now a blogger and Uthman Hunkuyi has relocated to China as he has retired them from politics.

He made the statement while responding to the Kpop Ham Malam Danladi Gyet Maude, who paid him a courtesy visit at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House in Kaduna.

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Nigeria-Benin Boarder shut due to Smuggling activities-Presidency

By Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed, Zaria

President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed the partial closure of Nigeria’s border with Benin Republic to the massive smuggling activities, especially of rice, taking place on that corridor.

The Nigerian leader gave the reason during an audience granted his Beninois counterpart, Patrice Talon, on the margins of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD7), in Yokohama, Japan on Wednesday.

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Ninth National Assembly will not fail Buhari - Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has declared that the ninth National Assembly will give its maximum support to the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to achieve a better, prosperous and secured Nigeria for the good of the citizens.

“We will make sure the ninth National Assembly gives him (Buhari) the full support needed to achieve the Next Level agenda in the interest of our people and the country," Lawan said in his native home, Gashua, late Tuesday at a Town Hall meeting to round off a thank you visit to his constituents in Yobe State.

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Osinbajo presides over inaugural EMT meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, presided over the first Economic Management Team (EMT) meeting of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2nd term with the theme ‘Next Level. Agenda: Budget Issues.

In attendance are Ministers of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Industry, Trade and Investment, Information and Culture, Works and Housing, Budget and National Planning (State) and Minister for Petroleum (State).

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Zaria Legislator pledges positive representation

By Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed

Member representing Zaria city constituency in the Kaduna state House of Assembly, Suleiman Ibrahim Dabo has reiterated commitment to providing positive legislative representation for even development in his constituency.

Dabo who gave assurance at the Eid El Kabir Ruguntsumin Sallah programme organised by FCE FM radio at the Federal College of Education, FCE Zaria pledged to reciprocate the mandate of his constituents by promoting rapid socio-economic and political growth.

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