Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Ibrahim Dankwambo"

    How they stand: The 12 aspirants vying for PDP’s presidential ticket

How they stand: The 12 aspirants vying for PDP’s presidential ticket

The 2019 presidential election is just about four months away and various political parties have been working round the clock to present a candidate that will challenge President Muhammadu Buhari during the polls. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is at the forefront of this.On Saturday, the party will hold its presidential primary election in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Determined to [...]

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    After Saraki, Dankwambo visits Obasanjo

After Saraki, Dankwambo visits Obasanjo

Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor of Gombe state, is currently at the residence of former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state.The visit comes 24 hours after that of Senate President Bukola Saraki.Dankwambo is seeking the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). It is not clear if that made him consult with Obasanjo.On Monday, the governor met with members of [...]

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    Dankwambo: PDP knows how to lead, we have tasted power

Dankwambo: PDP knows how to lead, we have tasted power

Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor of Gombe state, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) knows how to lead the country because it has tasted power before.Dankwambo who is a presidential aspirant on the platform of the PDP said this on Monday at a meeting with north-central leaders of the party in Abuja.The governor said the party must put forward a presidential candidate for [...]

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    2019: Dankwambo joins Atiku, Makarfi in race for PDP presidential ticket

2019: Dankwambo joins Atiku, Makarfi in race for PDP presidential ticket

Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor of Gombe state, has declared his intention to contest in the 2019 presidential election.Dankwambo made the announcement via his Twitter handle on Saturday.The governor said his decision to run for the highest office in the country followed widespread consultations with party members and Nigerians.The governor tweeted: “After wide consultations with party members & Nigerians of diverse backgrounds, [...]

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    Nigerians are indebted to Buhari, says Adamawa gov

Nigerians are indebted to Buhari, says Adamawa gov

Jibrilla Bindow, governor of Adamawa state, on Sunday said Nigerians owed a lot to President Muhammadu Buhari for his swift action in addressing the security challenges posed by insurgents.Bindow made the remarks in Gombe state when he went there to felicitate with the people on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the creation of the state.He said under the [...]

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    NYSC orientation camp reopens in Gombe after 2 years

NYSC orientation camp reopens in Gombe after 2 years

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation exercise has resumed in Gombe state after two years of suspension as a result of security challenges occasioned by the threat of insurgents.One-thousand-seven-hundred-and-six corps members participated in the batch 'A' 2016 orientation programme at a temporary camp in Amada, Akko local government area (LGA) of the state.Declaring the camp open, Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor [...]

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    5 Gombe pilgrims missing, 7 injured in hajj stampede

5 Gombe pilgrims missing, 7 injured in hajj stampede

Gombe state has declared five of its pilgrims missing in Saudi Arabia, while seven of them sustained injuries during the stampede that led to the loss of 717 lives.Usman Gurama, executive secretary of the Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, told journalists in Mina, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday, that the pilgrims have not been located since Thursday.He said members of [...]

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    14 die while returning from Jonathan’s rally

14 die while returning from Jonathan’s rally

Fourteen people lost their lives in Gombe state on Thursday, as a vehicle heading to Abuja for a programme organised by the ministry of agriculture collided with the convoy of Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor of the state.The governor’s entourage was returning from the presidential rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi when the incident happened.The tragedy occurred around 7:00pm [...]

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