Ex-Minister, Alhassan Joins PDP

A former Minister of Women Affairs, Jummai Alhassan, also known as Mama Taraba, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the United Democratic Party (UDP). Announcing her defection at the weekend, Alhassan at a stakeholders Meeting held at her Jalingo’s residence said the decision was the outcome of an opinion poll conducted by the…

Dickson’s Anointed Candidate, Diri Wins Bayelsa PDP Primary Election

The anointed candidate of the Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson, Senator Douye Diri of the Restoration Camp has won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in the state. Diri who represents Bayelsa Central senatorial district in the National Assembly polled 561 votes to beat twenty other aspirants that contested the election. According to…

PDP Governors Say Nigeria Army Has Descended Into Criminality

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has blamed the Nigerian Military for the insecurity in the country. The Forum in a statement issued by the chairman, the governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson on Monday condemned the killing of three policemen in Takum, Taraba state and a commercial motorcyclist in Abia state both last…

It’s ‘Nonsense’, Ishaku Condemns Police Raid

The governor of Taraba state, Darius Ishaku has condemned the siege on his private residence in Abuja by the Nigeria Police Force. Ishaku who addressed journalists in Jalingo after he received the immediate past minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan at the government house said the action of the police under…