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8 Sep 2020
It attempts to take away the attention from the larger issues behind Mallam El-Rufai’s disinvitation. It takes away the focus from the fact that Boko Haram in the entire North East has killed more people in Southern Kaduna this year alone, than. It attempts to distract us from the fact that the Kaduna State Governor,…
27 Feb 2020
A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja has voided the Sept. 3, 2019 People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governoship primary, saying the party had no candidate in the Nov. 16 state Governorship Election.
31 Dec 2019
Nigeria's secret police Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday said it was not holding a government critic, months after he was abducted from his home in Kaduna. Abubakar Idris, popularly known as Dadiyata was taken away from his residence in August by men suspected to be security operatives in August. “As he was about…
29 Nov 2019
Following the kidnap of a university teacher, Abubakar Idris, the Sokoto/Kano Zone of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has charged the police to effect his freedom and bring the bandits to book.
1 Nov 2019
Nigerian government critic Abubakar Idris, popularly known as Dadiyata, is still missing three months after he was abducted from his home at Barnawa area of Kaduna State on August 1. “As he was about to lock the gate, two men accosted him and took him away in his car,” Dadiyata's wife told Premium Times in…
22 Sep 2019
The last governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Kogi State has left bitter taste in mouths of some members.
6 Sep 2019
In the course of the week, political parties in the two states of Bayelsa and Kogi held their primary elections to determine the flag bearers for the November 16 gubernatorial elections.
9 Aug 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the Department of State Services (DSS) to clarify the claims that its men were allegedly involved in the abduction of social activists and the party’s new media personality, Abubakar Idris (popularly known as Abu Hanifa Dadiyata), last weekend.
4 Aug 2019
Kaduna Police are on a manhunt for kidnappers of a university lecturer.
5 May 2019
• The Odds Against Yahaya Bello The race for the November 2, 2019 governorship poll is on in Kogi State. And all the strong political parties— the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Young Progressives Party (YPP), Social Democratic Party (SDP), Accord Party, (AP), African Democratic Congress (ADC), All Progressives Grand…
20 Sep 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered the Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Idris, to halt the planned invitation to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant in Saturday’s Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
26 Aug 2018
The erstwhile governor of Kogi State and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has debunked reports alleging plans of imposing his sons, Abubakar Idris and Muhammed Idris on the party, as governorship and House of Representatives candidates, respectively, for the 2019 PDP primary elections. This was contained in a statement signed…


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Insurgency in Nigeria started precisely in the Northeast and it has already taken over the whole nation as at today with the ongoing attacks on military facilities
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Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked a village market in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people, the state government said Monday. Heavily armed gangs known locally as bandits have terrorised northwest and central Nigeria for years, raiding and looting villages, but attacks have become even more violent in recent months. "Forty-three people have…
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