Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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    Bauchi gov: Defectors from APC playing to the gallery in Abuja… they will lose in 2019

Bauchi gov: Defectors from APC playing to the gallery in Abuja… they will lose in 2019

Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, says he's certain the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the 2019 election.His remark was targeted at Isa Misau and Sulaimon Mohammed, senators from the state who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Abubakar said the APC's victory in the Bauchi south bye-election is an indication that the ruling party will be successful during the [...]

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    Bauchi governor: My deputy was the most pampered among his colleagues

Bauchi governor: My deputy was the most pampered among his colleagues

Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, says Nuhu Gidado who resigned on Wednesday, was the “most pampered” deputy governor in Nigeria.In his resignation letter, Gidado said though he wished to complete his tenure, he lost interest in the job along the line.“Ordinarily, I should have remained up to the end of the tenure, but, with the currently dampened spirit and waning zeal [...]

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    Bauchi gov dissolves cabinet

Bauchi gov dissolves cabinet

Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, has dissolved his cabinet.Abubakar also appointed Mohammed Umar, one time governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as new secretary to the state government (SSG).This was contained in a statement signed by Abubakar Al-Sadique, chief press secretary to the governor.The statement said the appointment of Umar Nadada, who was SSG to Adamu Muazu, [...]

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    Yuguda: Aircraft can only be hijacked but I was accused of stealing one

Yuguda: Aircraft can only be hijacked but I was accused of stealing one

Isa Yuguda, a former governor of Bauchi state, says an aircraft can only be hijacked but he has been accused of stealing one.After handing over to Mohammad Abubakar, the incumbent governor, in 2015, Yuguda was accused by the Bauchi state government of "stealing" over 20 cars and an aircraft.But while appearing before an ad hoc investigating the alleged harassment of [...]

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    Collating result of Ondo primary might take 8 hours, says Jigawa gov

Collating result of Ondo primary might take 8 hours, says Jigawa gov

Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Jigawa state and chairman of the election committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary in Ondo, says the process of results collation might last eight hours.In an interview with TVC at The Dome, venue of the primary in Akure, Abubakar said the election was organised in a transparent manner.He also said attempts were being made [...]

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    Bauchi gov: Dogara fighting me because I opposed his emergence

Bauchi gov: Dogara fighting me because I opposed his emergence

Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, on Tuesday spoke on the cause of his rift with Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives.Speaking with state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, Abubakar said he directed lawmakers from the state to support the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The party had tipped Femi Gbajabiamila, currently [...]

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    It will be disastrous If APC failed, says ‎Dogara

It will be disastrous If APC failed, says ‎Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has appealed to the government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to deliver on its promises to Nigerians, saying “it will be a disaster” if the party fails.Speaking on Wednesday when he ‎received Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, at the national assembly, Dogara said it was the need for a positive [...]

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    Bauchi governor, Abubakar, ‘inherits empty treasury’

Bauchi governor, Abubakar, ‘inherits empty treasury’

Mohammed Abubakar, the new governor of Bauchi state, has alleged that Isa Yuguda, his predecessor, emptied the treasury of the state before leaving office.Yuguda was in charge of Bauchi for eight years after serving as minister of state for transport and later minister of aviation during the administration of former president Olusegun Obasanjo.Speaking after taking the oath of office on [...]

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    Kano bomb attack ‘planned for at least 2 months’

Kano bomb attack ‘planned for at least 2 months’

Muhammad Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, said Friday's attack on the Ado Bayero central mosque in the city might have been planned for two months.Sanusi, who was on lesser hajj when the incident occurred, ended his stay abruptly in order to personally assess the situation.Speaking at the mosque, where he usually prays, he said the insurgents would not achieve [...]

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    Frank Mba bows out as police image maker

Frank Mba bows out as police image maker

Assistant commissioner of police, Frank Mba, has bowed out as public relations officer of the Nigeria police force, a position he held for two years.In a letter of appreciation on Thursday, Mba expressed gratitude to the media for the cooperation and warm relationship “that formed part of the success stories of the Nigeria police force and the force public relations [...]

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    IGP Abba promises ‘attitudinal change’ in police

IGP Abba promises ‘attitudinal change’ in police

Acting inspector-general of police, Suleiman Abba, says he has no intention of changing the vision of his predecessor, Mohammed Abubakar, who retired on Wednesday, but he will bring about a change in the attitude with which policemen conduct themselves.Delivering his maiden speech at a handover ceremony at  the force headquarters in Abuja on Friday, Abba observed that visions and missions of [...]

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    Police pick team to probe attack on Buhari, cleric

Police pick team to probe attack on Buhari, cleric

Inspector-general of police, Mohammed Abubakar, has set up a high-powered team of experienced investigators to unravel the masterminds of the bomb attacks in Kaduna which killed 39 people, police spokesman, Frank Mba, has said.Former head of state and leading opposition figure, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, narrowly escaped death.Prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, was also targeted.Mba said the team of investigators, [...]

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    Judge ‘not ready’ for judgement on #Bringbackourgirls vs Mbu

Judge ‘not ready’ for judgement on #Bringbackourgirls vs Mbu

Justice S E Aladetoyindo of the Federal High Court, Maitama, on Monday deferred judgment on the case between the #Bringbackourgirls group and the FCT commissioner of police, Joseph Mbu.When the case was called on Monday, the presiding judge simply told the counsel to the plaintiff: “Judgment on the case is not ready. I will communicate another date to you."The #Bringbackourgirls [...]

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    Frank Mba now assistant commissioner of police

Frank Mba now assistant commissioner of police

Force public relations officer, Frank Mba, was on Tuesday decorated with a new rank by the inspector-general of police, Mohammed Abubakar.Mba, who was formerly a chief superintendent of police, is now an assistant commissioner of police.Mba studied law at the University of Lagos, and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2002.The police spokesman, who hails from Ezimo in Udenu [...]

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    Melaye: #BringBackOurGirls ruling, a victory for democracy

Melaye: #BringBackOurGirls ruling, a victory for democracy

Former member of the federal house of representatives, Dino Melaye, has described as a "victory for democracy", Wednesday's ruling of the court in a suit he filed against inspector-general of police, Mohammed Abubakar and the Federal Capital Territory Commissioner of police, Joseph Mbu.Justice Abubakar Talba of Gudu High Court, Abuja, had ruled that the police had no power to stop rallies [...]

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    Police to ‘relocate’ to Ekiti for governorship election

Police to ‘relocate’ to Ekiti for governorship election

The Nigeria Police Force says it is deploying enough security resources to ensure that the Ekiti gubernatorial election is incident-free.On Friday, inspector-general of police, Mohammed Abubakar directed the deputy inspector-general in charge of operations, Michael Zuokomor to “relocate to Ado-Ekiti, the headquarters of Ekiti State, so as to ensure adequate police presence and coordination of all security operations for the [...]

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