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Chidren's Day: Kaduna Golf Club Holds Clinic, Mini Tournament For Children

By; Mike Odeh James  Kaduna As part of activities to celebrate this year's edition of Children's Day marked on May 27 annually, Kaduna Golf Club, Ladies Section is engaging children to a fun filled golf clinic, mini tournament and other activities on Friday. Briefing newsmen preparatory to the programme, the Kaduna Golf Club Lady Captain, Hajia Hussaina Zubair Jibril said the golf clinic is for children between the ages of 5-18 years. On the mini tournament, the lady captain said, it will be in three categories; ages 5-8 category, 9-13 category and 14-18 category, adding that various prizes will be given to  winners alongside souvenirs for all the participants. The lady captain also disclosed that other fun activities available for the children include, horse riding, face painting, bouncing castle, board games eg Scrabble among others. She further disclosed that Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Hajya Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, Commissioner of Sports Development, Idris Sam
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Presidency: It's a pay back time for Fayemi's love, Oyetola rallies delegates in Osun, Oyo

Ahead of the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for Sunday, May 30th in Abuja, Governor of state of Osun Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has declared support for the aspiration of his counterpart in Ekiti and a leading presidential aspirant, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, saying "it's a pay back time." Oyetola publicly declared that Fayemi's capacity and competence as one of the best sons of Oodua js obvious to all. In a statement released Thursday in Abuja by the spokesman of Dr. Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation, Femi Ige, said governor Oyetola made the remarks when Feyemi visited Osun  and Oyo states Wednesday to address party leaders and delegates for their support. According to Oyetola who described Governor Fayemi as "a great bridge builder, team leader, consensus manager and one of the best sons of Oodua," the Nigeria Governors Forum Chairman has led the forum to the satisfaction of all. Oyetola said: "He (Fayemi)

Atiku Care Foundation Inaugurates South East LGA Coordinators, Rallies Support Ahead Primaries

The Director General of Atiku Care Foundation (ACF), Ambassador Aliyu Bin Abbas has inaugurated the local government coordinators of the foundation in the South East geopolitical zone, while charging them to rally support for His Excellency, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar ahead of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) primaries billed for later this week. A statement signed by the Director Media and Publicity ACF, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson, made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Tuesday, said the inauguration was held in Enugu on May 24. "The Atiku Care Foundation (ACF) is  holding a series of zonal engagement within our structures in order to further create awareness and galvanize support for His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar (GCFR) ahead of the PDP presidential primaries.  "You're expected to actively mobilize our state and local government coordinators within your region,  as well as members and the general public at large, in order to

Dr Nwachukwu Anakwenze Meets Delegate Nationwide, Lobby for Maximum Support to Emerge Party Flag Bearer

As the People’s Democratic Party Presidential Primaries Elections draws close, the foremost aspirant from the Southeast, Dr Nwachukwu Anakwenze  campaign team has embarked on  a last  minute but large-scale hunt for delegates to enable him scale through and become the flag bearer of the PDP in preparation for the 2023 Presidential election It could be recalled that few weeks ago, the Anakwenze Campaign Organization stormed Kano state where they were warmly received by the PDP . It was also a success story in Kaduna state as Dr.Anakwenze's team was warmly accorded good reception  Yesterday, the team the berthed Makurdi the capital of Benue State  which is one of the swing states in the country . After meeting with the party officials in Makurdi,members the Anakwenze Campaign Organization stormed the Aper Aku Stadium to woo delegates . In his speech and video message to delegates, the astute businessman and Physician turned politician promised to restructure the country e

2023: My Presidency Will Address Imbalance In FCT, Fayemi Assures Abuja Delegates

Ekiti State Governor and leading presidential aspirant, Dr Kayode Fayemi has promised to build on the security architecture put in place in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) while also ensuring that the original inhabitants of Abuja are properly compensated and given a pride of place in the scheme of things. Fayemi who addressed party leaders and the expanded delegates in the FCT on Tuesday in Abuja, complained about lack of adequate representation and compensation for the Gbagyi people.  "My government will address this imbalance and revert to the original number of Local Government Areas which gave the indigenes effective representation. "We shall also build on the gains of the security architecture put in place by the Buhari administration. Many are quick to forget how the FCT became a hotbed of violence and frequent bombings between 2012 and 2015. "Many may have forgotten the UN House bomb incidence, the Banex bomb incidence and several incidents of ter

Michika/Madagali: Give Anna the ticket, APC will have a landslide victory in North zone -Party loyalist

By Tom Garba Mrs Anna Sini (Annayo) is seen as one of the spines of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa Northern Senatorial District whose stewardship of being a philanthropist is praised all the time. Her Sterling records of help to the needy, support to APC family and humane act of kindness,  a loyalist of the party from Madagali, Kyelly Ayuba Medugu said the victory of APC in the coming 2023 elections largely depends on the fact of Anna clinching the ticket to represent Michika/ Madagali in the national assembly.  According to Medugu  the Annayo factor is very germane for the APC to comfortably win Governorship, Senatorial, and State Assembly seats. He said that the support Anna enjoys and the crowd she polls will give APC a new acceptance in Michika/Madagali Recall that the Anna has done a lot of empowerment to Alleviate the socio-economy crisis the people of the area have passed through and still passing since Boko Haram has rampaged many communities in Adam

2023: I 'll Appoint Fayemi Buhari's Successor If I 've My Way - Sani-Bello

* I'm more prepared, qualified for the job - Fayemi  Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said that if he was given the option and privilege to appoint a President, he would appoint Ekiti State Governor and APC presidential aspirant, Dr Kayode Fayemi as Nigeria's President. The governor said Fayemi is one of the aspirants that have been a friend to the state before coming to canvass for votes for his presidential ambition. A statement released on Monday in Abuja by the spokesman of Dr. Kayode Fayemi Presidential Campaign Organisation, Femi Ige, said governor Bello made the declaration when he recieved the presidential aspirant in Government House Sunday evening in Minna. Bello said: "You have been here at least three or four times before now. You have been a close friend to Niger state. It is not now that there is a need for support that people are coming.  "Only five or six people have been to the state but you can count on my support. If

Sen Abbo Splashes Cars Gifts On Adamawa APC Delegates, Stakeholders Ahead Of Primaries

.....promises more goodies after the primaries The Adamawa State Senator Representing Northern Senatorial District, Mr. Ishaku Abbo (Cliff) has splashed out car gifts to many of his front lines politicians. The All Progressive Congress  (APC) Incumbent Senator who is scheming his way back to the red chambers of the National Assembly has dashed out 6 Highlander Jeeps and 5 New Model Sienna buses to the APC Chairmen of Mubi North, Mubi South, Michika, Maiha, and Madagali. The five Local Government areas which constituted the Senatorial District have enjoyed the benevolence of Abbo today amidst celebration in Mubi. The Senator also gave out Highlander Jeep to his campaign Director-General and Coordinators of his campaign organization of Madagali, Michika, and Mubi South. This is coming when the APC is planning for its primaries across the country rescheduled to next week Thursday 26th, 2022. While giving it the vehicles, the serving Senator said more good things are coming the

Adamawa South: Sanga tours Lamurde, Shelleng, and Guyuk as he denies rumors of stepping down

The Senatorial ambition of Adamawa former Attorney General, Barrister Bala Silas Sanga is waxing strong and gathering much momentum by the day. Silas has today toured Lamurde, Guyuk, and Shelleng interacting with the All Progressives Congress', APC, delegates of Southern Senatorial District. Bala has toured the entire Southern District of Adamawa State comprises of nine local government areas and said is getting all assurance and support, the confidence to win the party primaries scheduled to hold next week Friday is in him. He however denied the rumor to have stepped down his ambition for a far-fetched reason that cannot be substantiated. According to him, he has entered an agreement with Adamawa electorates to salvage the dying system, he cannot at this point step down for whatever reason. He said he has decided to go for the contest because he is the candidate to beat and he didn't step down and he will never step down for any other person. "I have not stepp

Ministry Organised Seminar For NSIP Independent Monitors In Kaduna

By Gambo Abubukar The federal ministry of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development has organised a two day engagement and reorientation workshop for independent Monitors and stakeholders of the national social investment programme (NSIP)Kaduna state, held at Arewa house Kaduna. While having an interactive session with newsmen, a Senior consultant in charge of the northwest zone of the ministry for humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Alhaji Sani Suleiman explained that, "they are here to provide a consultancy service to interface with independent monitors for monitoring and evaluation of schools vendors, Npower beneficiaries, conditional cash transfer beneficiaries among others Alhaji Sani also however, urged the independent monitors to give maximum cooperation with the state coordinator for effective implementation of the Ministry's programmes  In her remarks, the special assistant to the Kaduna State governor on social inv

N-SIP organises workshop for independence monitors

Gambo Abubakar The federal ministry of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development has organised a two day engagement and reorientation workshop for independence and stakeholders of the national social investment program (N-SIP)Kaduna state, held at Arewa house Kaduna. While interactive with newsmen, a Senior consultant in charge of the northwest zone of the ministry for humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Alhaji Sani Suleiman explained that, "they are here to provide a consultancy service to interface with independent monitors for monitoring and evaluation of schools vendors. Alhaji Sani also however, urged the independent monitors to give maximum cooperation with the state coordinator for effectiveness and improvement of schools child welfare, and encouraging in the increasing of an enrollment of our children in government schools. In her remarked, the special assistant to the Kaduna governor on social investment, Re

Road to 2023: 12 million jobs guaranteed in 2 years if elected, NRM aspirant tell Nigeria

Okwudiili Nwa- Anyadike, a Presidential aspirant under the banner of National Rescue Mission, ( NRM ) has pledged to create 12 million jobs within 2 years of he is elected as President. . Nwa-Anyajike made the pledge while addressing journalists  after obtaining the party’s interest and nomination forms, yesterday in Abuja.   He said: “Under my watch as president, Federal Republic of Nigeria, I will create more than 12 million direct and indired jobs in my first two years in the office and these jobs will be created without me or Nigeria as a nation borrowing money from anybody. “The first issue to tackle about insecurity is to create employment when we create employment because when you create employment, eliminate 75 per cent of insecurity. “We do not need to borrow money to create jobs. We do not need to borrow to solve our problem by the time we have secure employment for our Nigerians, you will see that 70 per cent of people roaming the street committing different kind

Atiku Abubakar vow's to devolve state, LG powers and resources

By Gambo Abubukar  The people's Democratic party (PDP) presidential aspirant also the former vice president of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has promised to devolved power and upgrade the resources sharing formulas to the states and local government areas. Atiku Abubakar made the the assertion while addressing the PDP members and the delegates at the state party secretariat recently in Kaduna. He however explained that, the federal government was overburdened and too strong, promised to work with state governors, national and state assemblies to amend the constitution for more powers and resources sharing formulas to the states and local government areas. He also promised to end insecurity and revive the Nigerian economy by resuscitating moribund industries. "I further promised to end academic Union of universities strike, and ensured available resources to our educational institutions". The former vice president of Nigeria, urged the Kaduna state delegates to vote f

JAP Embarks On Polio Vaccination in Kaduna

Journalists Against Rape ( JAP) embarked on a sensitization and vaccination tour of Kaduna last week .

More Troubles For Aneke, Stakeholders Approach Court To Stop Him From Parading As Udi PDP LG Chair

In pursuant to Section 2; Section 47(5) of the Constitution of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2012 (as amended) and  PDP  Electoral Guidelines for the 2023 General Election, an originating summons seeking among others, an order restraining Mr. Okechukwu Aneke who is the 1st Defendant from parading himself as the Chairman of the 2nd Defendant in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State is being sought. The order which was filed by Samuel C. Chukwu and  Raymond Nkannebe; Esq for DECENCY SOLICITORS on behalf of their clients, Emmanuel Ogbozor and Daniel Eneaniofu who are the Plaintiffs on Friday May 20 at  the Federal High Court in the Abuja Judicial Division holden at Abuja, is seeking three prayers which are; "AN ORDER restraining the 1st Defendant from parading himself as the Chairman of the 2nd Defendant in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State. "AN ORDER directing the leadership of the 2nd and 3rd Defendants to desist from recognizing the 1st Defendant as

Presidency: I 'll end insurgency, banditry like I did in Rwanda, Sri Lanka - Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has promised to bring to bear all the wealth of experience garnered  while resolving internecine wars in Siera Leone, Liberia, Rwanda and Sri Lanka towards the resolution of insurgency and banditry in the country. The governor was in Kaduna state Thursday to seek the support of delegates ahead of presidential primary of the APC. A statement released Friday in Abuja by the spokesman of Dr. Kayode Fayemi Campain Organisation, Femi Ige, said the APC frontline presidential aspirant spoke in support of Senator Shuaib Lawal’s call that Nigeria should elect someone with education, capacity and experience who can resolve the nation’s security problem. Senator Lawal, who is one of the party leaders in Fayemi's entourage, had told delegates about the capacity and qualities the Ekiti state governor is made of. While addressing the delegates, Fayemi said: "I

Dr Bindir gets grassroots endorsement as he tours 7 LGs of Adamawa central meeting APC delegates

The immediate past Secretary to the State Government (SSG) of Adamawa State, Dr. Umar Bindir has toured the seven Local Government Areas of the Central zone and sought the All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates' support. Bindir went round all the headquarters of Hong, Gombi, Song, Girei, Yola North, Yola South, and Fofure APC's party secretariat and interacted with the delegates ahead of rescheduled primaries of the party as the 2023 draw nearer. On each of the visits, Umar got a solidarity endorsement of his capacity to represent the senatorial district of Adamawa central because of his magnanimity gestures while a Director and coordinator of NOTAB, and NSIP respectively. According to one of the delegates, Umar is the only one that he knows can serve the people of Adamawa well because he has a natural love for the state and he is lover of people by nature. He recounted the philanthropic work of Bindir providing many scholarship to the less privileged in the stat

Kaduna Guber Poll : Shehu Sani Unveils 5 Point Agenda

By: Gambo Abubukar  The Kaduna state peoples Democratic party (PDP) gubernatorial aspirant Senator Shehu Sani has revealed his five point agenda's for the incoming 2023 general election. Comrade Shehu Sani who represented the Kaduna central senatorial district in last assembly unveiled his agenda's if elected, while addressing the newsmen at national union of journalist state secretariat conference hall recently in Kaduna. He however said that, unity, insecurity, job creation, infrastructure, sports, education and agriculture, are the tops priorities of his administration. "My number one agenda is about the unity of the people's of Kaduna state, equity, transparency, justice and fairness, I promised to Carry every body all both the southern and the northern state in respective of their ethnicity and religions background." He also expressed that, "if elected as the executive governor of the state, I will answer the name of Chief of security of the

Aliyu Musa Babawo wins Tudun Wada constituency election

By : Gambo Abubukar The Kaduna state house of representative aspirant under the umbrella of New Nigerian people's party (NNPP), Aliyu Musa Babawo,has emerged the winner of Tudan Wada constituency primary election. While declaring the result the electoral officer that presided the primary election Hon Aliyu Mohammed Dogon Daji also the vice Chairman of Kaduna south local government, announced the emerged of Aliyu Musa as the winner, who have duly secured the high vote cast in the election. He however noted unveiled that, the Aliyu Musa have secured eleven votes out of the twelve vote cast by the delegates,while Hon Mistafa has one vote,Abdulhadi Abdullahi and Hon Shamsuddeenhave non vote from the primary election held at the ward I'm office in Kaduna.

APC Topshot Condemns Kaduna Gubernatorial Delegates Election

Kaduna State All Progressives Congress gubernatorial Aspirant, Alhaji Bashir Abubakar has condemned APC gubernatorial delegates election, describing it as a sham and a charade, while calling on the party's national leadership to intervene.  The Director General, Alhaji Bashir Abubakar Governorship Campaign Organisation, Mr James Bawa Magaji told journalists in Kaduna on Thursday that "there was no delegate election on Saturday, what happened was a charade. All our supporters and security agencies can attest to that because our delegates and our supporters went to all the offices in Zone 1 (Kaduna North) preparatory to the delegates election but nobody was there.  "There was no delegates election in Zone 2 (Kaduna Central) and Zone 3 (Kaduna South) it was a sham, where people sat and signed to say they did consensus. I don't know the meaning of their own consensus where it was the decision of their camp alone, nobody from the other parties were involved. Wh