As I sweated and fidgeted with plugs and fuses I hardly understand, I chanted all the Quranic verses that I have been taught could protect one from danger in such desperate situation. God is indeed a wonderful God. Within minutes, strident siren heralded the arrival of a police truck. Before I could even shut the bonnet of my car, I had been surrounded by several gun-toting men.
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Who speaks for the North? In a region with a long history of eloquent speakers from Sa’ad Zungur and Tafawa Balewa to Aminu Kano and from Adamu Ciroma and Ibrahim Tahir to Maitama Sule, Musa Musawa and Bala Usman, it’s a measure of how poorly things have progressed that we should be contemplating one qualified to speak for the region at this time.
The exercise was disrupted after voting had commenced.
Abdullahi, a former Minister of Sports, made his intention known on Wednesday at a very colourful ceremony in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, where he was endorsed by several political groups and hailed as the leading gubernatorial aspirant of the PDP for the State.
Abdullahi’s resignation of his chairmanship of the Board followed his decision to quit the ruling party at the federal level
The defection comes two days after the State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, left the APC for the PDP.
Oshiomhole said this after a meeting of the leadership of the APC and senators elected on the platform of the party with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
The governor made his position known at a news conference in Sokoto
Abdullahi, who had earlier denied quitting the party following a notification to that effect by the office of his principal and President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, gave reasons for his decision in the statement on Wednesday
He told newsmen at the APC secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday that report of his resignation trending in the media was not true.
The decision of spokesman to dump the APC came within minutes of the same announcement by the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed
The postponement of the primaries was contained in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, on Thursday.
The party said this against the backdrop of the alliance forged by the Reformed All Progressives Congress with the Peoples Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party, Advanced Congress of Democrats and 35 other political parties in Abuja on Monday.
Alhaji Buba Galadima, who is the National Chairman of the R-APC, announced its formation at a news conference at the Sheraton Hotels in Abuja on Wednesday
Samari who made the claim while speaking to newsmen on Wednesday in Ilorin said the faction was made up of members advocating the return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
The party gave the charge in statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Malam Bolaji Abudullahi, on Friday in Abuja.
The position of the party was contained in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi.
National Publicity Secretary of the party, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, stated this while speaking with newsmen on Monday in Abuja, shortly after the party’s leadership received report of the primary from the Governorship Primary Election Committee.
It said: “The attention of the APC has been drawn to the invasion of the Nigerian Senate by suspected thugs who disrupted Wednesday’s plenary and made away with the mace.
The party made the assertion in a statement by Malam Bolaji Abudulahi, its National Publicity Secretary on Wednesday in Abuja, while felicitating with Tinubu on his 66th birthday.