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PDP condemns mass sacking, retirement of 3,718 LG, PHCs staffs by El-Rufai

...Says, “It’s illegal, unlawful.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kaduna State chapter, has condemned the mass sack and retirement of scores of Local Government and Primary Health Centres’ staffs by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, describing it as illegal.  “The Kaduna State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) vehemently condemned the illegal mass

Kaduna: Group forms movement for ‘Ekene for Chikun LG Chairmanship’

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A movement for the actualization of Ekene Abubakar Adams as Chairman Chikun local government area of Kaduna State in the forthcoming 2021 state council polls has been formed. The body, popularly known as ‘Abello Movement,’ which comprise of representatives of various ethnic nationalities present in the local government areas, is expected to brand, rebrand

Kaduna bows to pressure, shifts LG elections to June

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Following severe criticism and pressure mounted for non-compliance with guidelines, the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KadSIECOM) today, Thursday, has shifted the date of 2021 local government elections from May to June this year. The KadSIECOM election committee has also been reconstituted in line with the law of the State Commission with the

Revealed! 12 Sitting Governors want to Join PRP – Falalu Bello

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The national interim chairman of People’s Redemption Party (PRP), Alhaji Falalu Bello, has reiterated that he is in PRP not to look for money and position but to build the party for young people to thrive politically. Alhaji Bello, who disclosed this, while exchanging views with our correspondent, said he is already bigger

2021 Kaduna LG Polls, Echoes of 2018 Postponed Kaura/Chikun polls

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna As 2021 Kaduna Local Government Council polls gets date of elections, the faith and plight of candidates of the 2018 postponed polls in Kaura and Chikun Council areas may re-echoed and re-vibrating by political supporters. Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) penultimate last two weeks announced 18th May, 2021, as date for the

Plateau PDP chairman calls for collective resolve with aggrieved members

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Plateau State Chapter, Hon. Chris Hassan, has called on all aggrieved members to sheath their swords and close ranks. He also urged those, who left the party, to come back so that they can work together and provide the needed leadership in the state.  Hon.

Re-validation of APC’s membership registration yields positive results – C’tee Chairman

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Management Committee chairman of Jos North local government, Shehu Bala Usman, has expressed optimism that the revalidations of membership registration exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in the area yielded positive results.  The chairman stated this shortly after revalidating his membership of the party at his Asibitin Kutare unit 021, Ali

APC denies plans to adopt Jonathan’s candidacy for 2023 Presidency Race

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The Ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party has denied widespread rumour that it planned fielding former President Goodluck Jonathan as its candidate in the 2023 Presidential election. This is sequel to reports last week insinuating that some Northern governors were working hard underground to ensure that the former president gets the APC ticket. The party denied

Crisis Rocks Kaduna PDP over emergence of a ‘Restoration Group’

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Kaduna State chapter of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has been factionalized. A new body, known as ‘Restoration Group,’ has emerged with a determination to form a parallel PDP leadership in the state. The new faction has a former Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Dogara Mato, former PDP senatorial

APC stakeholders in Qua’an Pan LGC to join forces

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The APC stakeholders in Qua’an Pan local government area of Plateau State have unanimously agreed to join forces to educate and mobilize its members on the importance of party registration, saying that the exercise is the foundation of the rights of individuals within the party. At the meeting held at the local government headquarters

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