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2021 LG Polls: Kaduna Gov reaffirms commitment to e-voting

…Swears-in SIECOM Chairman. …Governor says, “Our reward of hard work is in heaven.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Kaduna State Governor, Mall Nasir El-Rufai, has said the State has improved the electronic voting machines used in 2018 and will organize even better local government elections in August, 2021. The governor made the promise, while speaking at the swearing-in of Dr. Saratu Binta Dikko-Audu

PDP defeats APC in Kaduna State Assembly Bye-election

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in a State Assembly Bye-election held in Sabon Gari Constituency in Zaria, Kaduna State.  The candidate of the PDP, Hon. Usman Alibaba, scored 9,113 votes to emerge victorious against his APC opponent, who scored 7,404 votes, in the said election

Kaduna PDP’s mandate was forcefully collected in 2019 – Committee Chairman laments

...Says, “Party re-branded.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The “Repositioning Committee” of the People’s Democratic Party ((PDP), Kaduna State, on submitting its report to the party officials, lamented that the party’s mandate was forcefully collected in 2019. Presenting the report to the State Executive Committee on Friday, chairman of the Repositioning Committee, Hon. Shehu Bawa, AB, said they’ve rebranded the party for

2023: S/Kaduna politicians drum support for Senator La’ah of PDP

…“He fought against banditry, insurgents, others.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna  Senator Danjuma Tella La’ah Southern Kaduna political stalwarts, from across different parts of the State, have thrown their support behind the Senator representing the zone, Senator Danjuma Tella La’ah, of the People’s Democrat party (PDP). Senator La’ah has been described by the supporters as fearless and better

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

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