No Bail For Weapon-Holding Thugs – AIG Zone 10

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Following political parties’ failure to prevail on their supporters to stop use of weapons at political rallies, the Zone 10 of Nigeria Police has vowed to grant no bail to any political thug that is arrested holding weapons during electioneering. The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of the Zone…

Nigerians Do Not Trust The Military, PDP, Jonathan – UPN Says

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Following the postponement of February elections, the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) has said that Nigerians no longer have confidence on the Military,the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as well as President Jonathan. A press statement signed and issued in Sokoto on Monday by the National Secretary of the party, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi…

Poll Shift: Forget Insinuations of Conspiracies, Bishop Kukah Urges Nigerians

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Bishop Hassan Matthew Kukah of Sokoto Diocese has called on Nigerians to regard the postponement of the elections as an act of God, which is aimed at retrospection. He spoke at a town-hall meeting with the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate organised Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) of Sokoto Diocese and held…

PDP receives 6,000 Defectors in Sokoto

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it received 6,000 people that defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Wamakko local government of Sokoto state on Thursday. They were received by the state chairman of the party, Alhaji Ibrahim Milgoma. Speaking on behalf of other defectors, Alhaji Abubakar Gedawa said that they…

The Academia are better partners in policy formulation, Says APC Northwest

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The National Vice Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in charge of Northwest zone, Barr. Inuwa Abdulkadir has said that in formulating government policies as well as implementing its programmes, the academia is important. He said this at the occasion of an interactive session of members of the academic community drawn…

We Have Tangible Reasons To Yearn For Change, Says UPN National Chairman

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The acting National Chairman of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), Dr. Manzo Abubakar has said that Nigerians have all it takes to effect change of political leadership in the country. He told Newsdiaryonline in an exclusive interview in Sokoto on Sunday that the present leadership in the Peoples Democratic Party under…

Kano UPN Condemns Clash Between Supporters

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The Kano state governorship candidate of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), Alhaji Yahaya Kyabo, has condemned recent political clashes between supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and those of the All Progressive Congress (APC), which took place in Kano. Kyabo who spoke with Newsdiaryonline through a telephone conversation on Sunday…

Youths Are Catalyst For Political Development, Says Kano UPN Guber Candidate

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The governorship candidate of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) in Kano state, Alhaji Abubakar Kyado has said that the youths are a global catalyst for political development. He said during the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the party in Sokoto Thursday that while the youths, who are the leaders of…

Retract Your Violent Steps, Tambuwal Tells Politicians

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Speaker of the House of Representatives and All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Sokoto state said that the current scale of violence introduced by politicians in the country must stop. He stated this at an interactive session with the leadership of students of all tertiary institutions in the state in Sokoto…

Disappoint Prophets of Doom, UN tells FG

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The United Nations (UN) Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mohammed Ibn Chambas has called on the local, state, federal governments and all Nigerians to be mindful of their roles and ensure the conduct of credible elections. He spoke during a courtesy visit on Governor Aliyu Wamakko at his residence in Sokoto…

APC Rejects Dasuki’s Proposal to Postpone Election

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The All Progressive Party (APC) has rejected the proposal made by the National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki for the postponement of the February general elections. Communicating the rejection through Governor Aliyu Wamakko during the Presidential campaign of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Sokoto on Thursday, the party said…

Gov. Wamakko, Sokoto Police Draw Battle Line

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The rosy relationship that exists between Sokoto State Command of the Nigeria Police and Sokoto state government seem to be strained with the recent exchange of bitterness against each other. The stained relationship got worse when on Tuesday at the Police Command, the Commissioner of Police (CP), Shuaibu Lawal Gambo responded before…