Thursday, August 1, 2019

Tag "Kabir Marafa"

    Zamfara APC expels Marafa for ‘anti-party activities’

Zamfara APC expels Marafa for ‘anti-party activities’

The Zamfara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, for alleged anti-party activities.In a statement on Monday in Abuja, Shehu Isah, the state party publicity secetary, said the decision was reached during the party's state executive committee meeting in Gusau, the state capital, on Sunday.Also expelled were Ibrahim Wakkala, former deputy [...]

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    Senate approves N129bn subsidy payment to oil marketers

Senate approves N129bn subsidy payment to oil marketers

The senate has approved a sum of N129.4 billion as payment to oil marketers importing refined crude into the country.The upper legislative chamber approved the sum after Kabir Marafa, senate chairman on petroleum resources (downstream), presented a report on Thursday.While moving a motion for the report to be considered, Marafa noted that the aforementioned sum is the last payment [...]

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    EXTRA: Marafa offers Saraki another wife

EXTRA: Marafa offers Saraki another wife

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, has offered Senate President Bukola Saraki another wife.Marafa made the offer while thanking his colleagues for approving a N10 billion intervention fund for Zamfara owing to the insecurity in the state.Speaking on the floor of senate on Thursday, the lawmaker said there is room for another wife in Saraki's house because its size [...]

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    Marafa tackles Oshiomhole over claim that Zamfara APC held primaries

Marafa tackles Oshiomhole over claim that Zamfara APC held primaries

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), should not allow himself be pressured into becoming a liar.Marafa, a governorship aspirant on the platform of APC, said this in reaction to a comment made by Oshiomhole.The APC chairman while appearing on 'Hard Copy', a Channels Television programme, had said that [...]

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    Marafa reacts to appeal court verdict, says Yari got ‘black market judgement’

Marafa reacts to appeal court verdict, says Yari got ‘black market judgement’

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says the court of appeal has vindicated him.On Monday, the appeal court in Sokoto nullified the primary polls of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction of Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara.A high court in Zamfara had ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise Yari's faction.It was on this basis that Yari and [...]

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    Marafa to appeal court: Delay in constituting another panel may deny me justice

Marafa to appeal court: Delay in constituting another panel may deny me justice

Kabiru Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says the delay in constituting another panel to hear the tussle in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state may deny him justice.Marafa, a gubernatorial aspirant, said this in a letter dated March 13, and addressed to Zainab Bulkachuwa, appeal court president.The senator is challenging a verdict of a Zamfara high court which [...]

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    Marafa says appeal court’s verdict is God’s will for Zamfara

Marafa says appeal court’s verdict is God’s will for Zamfara

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, has accepted a judgement of the court of appeal.On Thursday, the appeal court set aside an order of the Abuja federal high court upholding the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to bar candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara from participating in the polls.In a statement on Friday, Marafa [...]

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    Action Alliance disowns legislative candidates on election eve

Action Alliance disowns legislative candidates on election eve

Adewole Joshua, national vice-chairman of Action Alliance (AA), says the party does not recognise "some people parading themselves as the party's candidates" in the Saturday's general election.In a statement on Thursday, Joshua said Olatunji Adeoye Felder, Tunji Abayomi, Friday Olemija, Segun Ategbole are not candidates of the party in Ondo state.We are aware the impostors parading themselves as candidates of our [...]

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    How ego, internal crisis cost APC two governorship and 84 legislative seats

How ego, internal crisis cost APC two governorship and 84 legislative seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has barred the All Progressives Congress (APC) from fielding candidates in Rivers and Zamfara states and this decision has dire consequences for the party. The commission said it took the decision because of the failure of the party to hold primary polls. Except a last-minute change, the APC would keep regretting its inability to put its [...]

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    A’court panel withdraws from Zamfara APC case over $3m bribe allegation

A’court panel withdraws from Zamfara APC case over $3m bribe allegation

An appeal court panel has withdrawn from a case challenging the verdict of a lower court on the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary poll in Zamfara state.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the APC in Zamfara will not field candidates because its inability to hold a successful primary election.But two high courts gave different judgments on the [...]

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    Zamfara APC guber aspirants hammer Yari over court judgement

Zamfara APC guber aspirants hammer Yari over court judgement

Eight governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state have accused Abdulaziz Yari, the governor, of making moves to enforce a state court judgement on the party.Speaking at a press conference on Sunday in Kaduna, Kabir Marafa, who spoke on behalf of other aspirants, said a novice application was filed on Friday by the governor seeking [...]

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    Yari warns INEC: Elections won’t take place in Zamfara without APC candidates

Yari warns INEC: Elections won’t take place in Zamfara without APC candidates

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, says elections will not take place in the state if candidates of the ruling party are excluded.Speaking at the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign rally in Talata Mafara local government area of the state, the governor maintained that the party conducted primaries which produced candidates for the forthcoming elections.He added that it will [...]

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    ‘Bandits’ kill Senator Marafa’s sister, abduct her husband

‘Bandits’ kill Senator Marafa’s sister, abduct her husband

Suspected bandits have killed Ade Marafa, elder sister of Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, and abducted her husband.Abubakar Tsafe, an aide to the senator, who confirmed this to TheCable, said the bandits struck at the residence of the senator's sister located at Ruwan Bore area of Gusau local government area on Tuesday.The aide said the suspected bandits numbering about [...]

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    Marafa: I don’t care if APC loses in Zamfara

Marafa: I don’t care if APC loses in Zamfara

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he does not give a "damn" if the All Progressives Congress (APC) loses the state in the fprthcoming elections.Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, Marafa who is a governorship aspirant, said it is better to have another party at the helm of affairs in the state than to have bad people from [...]

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    Marafa: I will remain in APC to fight injustice

Marafa: I will remain in APC to fight injustice

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress  (APC) to fight injustice.In a statement on Saturday, Marafa said he would work for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari and ensure that Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, fails "woefully" in his alleged bid to perpetrate injustice in the state.The senator said Yari is [...]

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    Marafa lists 10 reasons why APC should expel Yari

Marafa lists 10 reasons why APC should expel Yari

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, should be expelled from the All Progressives Congress (APC).In a statement on Sunday, Marafa also asked Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of APC, to expel all those the governor declared as winners of the "controversial primaries" he conducted.The senator said sending the governor out of the party had [...]

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