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Bauchi Governor-Elect, Bala Mohammed’s Arraignment Stalled

The planned arraignment of the governor-elect of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, over six counts of false declaration of assets and giving false information to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was stalled on Monday. The EFCC had scheduled Mohammed’s arraignment for this morning before Justice Yusuf Haliru of the Federal High Court in Abuja. The arraignment of the governor-elect who won election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was however stalled due to absence of the trial judge.!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

How Asthmatic Corps Member Died After Parade

A Batch (A) Corps Member, Magdaline Yohanna has reportedly collapsed and died at the orientation camp of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC in Bauchi State during a parade. The deceased aged 28, was said to be asthmatic. According to Sahara Reporters, it was gathered that although the incident happened on Monday, April 1, 2019, the management of the NYSC in the state had not yet made any official statement on it. A source said the corps member, who hailed from Harshuwa, Kwaturu district, in Kachia Local!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

You Must Be Courageous To Discharge Your Duties Effectively, Dogara Charges Members-Elect

Yakubu Dogara, outgoing Speaker of the House of Representatives has called on members-elect of the 9th National Assembly to be courageous and work for the advancement of the country. Mr. Dogara who stated this during the opening ceremony of the ongoing orientation programme for 9th Assembly in Abuja said the members-elect need courage in order to be able to discharge their duties effectively. The 9th National Assembly is expected to be inaugurated in June this year. The House of Representatives speaker said: “Now!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

PDP Reports Justice Inyang To NJC For Halting Bauchi Guber Result Collation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has petitioned the National Judicial Council over the violation of the Constitution and Electoral Act by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court by sitting on a matter that ought to have been handled by an election petition tribunal, as created by the provisions of the laws. The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered INEC to stop the collation and announcement of the result of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Bauchi State. Justice Inyang Ekwo issued the order!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

PDP Threatens To Stop Inauguration Of Buhari For 2nd Term

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has reacted to the court order that stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC from final collation of Bauchi State governorship election results. The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered INEC to stop the collation and announcement of the result of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Bauchi State. Justice Inyang Ekwo issued the order after hearing an ex parte application filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the incumbent governor of the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Bauchi Guber: INEC Complies With Court Order, Suspends Result Collation

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has suspended the collation of the governorship election in Bauchi state. This was announced by the Bauchi resident electoral commissioner (REC), Ibrahim Abdullahi, on Tuesday, during a press briefing. Abdullahi said the development was in line with the order of a federal high court in Abuja restraining INEC from commencing collation. Recall that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the state governor, Mohammed Abubakar had approached the court asking that it!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Nigerian Army Confirms Killing Of Garrison Commander

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade in Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi state, Mohammed Barack. Mr Barack, who was riding a power bike, was shot on Jos-Bauchi highway, by unidentified gunmen while returning from Kaduna on Sunday. It was not clear whether he was killed by bandits or assassins. The spokesperson of 33 Artillery Brigade, Yahaya Kabara, confirmed the shooting. “Yes, it’s true,” the major said “Investigation is ongoing, I will get back!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Bauchi Governor Storms Aso Rock Over Inconclusive Election Declared By INEC

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, on Monday, stormed the presidential villa over the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) declaration of the state’s gubernatorial election as inconclusive. The governor, while speaking with State House correspondents, said the purpose of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari was to brief him on the issue. Abubakar said the commission introduced procedure not known to the laws of the land during the March 9th elections in the state, adding that its!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Bauchi Guber: ‘I’ve Been Threatened With Instant Death,’ Collation Officer Raises Alarm

The collation officer of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area in Bauchi State, Dominion Anosike, has alleged threat to her life. She made the allegation in a letter she personally signed and addressed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Recall that the results from the Local Government were cancelled. The election in the state was thereafter declared as inconclusive. Before the election was declared inconclusive, the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party had polled 469,512 votes!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

INEC Declares Guber Polls Inconclusive In Four States

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship election in Bauchi, Adamawa, Plateau and Sokoto state as inconclusive. The electoral body declared the election inconclusive in these states following a slim margin of win, less than the number of cancelled votes. see results below State: BAUCHI APC: 465,456 PDP: 469,512 Rejected: 21,419 Margin of lead between PDP and APC: 4059 Cancelled Votes: 45,312 State: ADAMAWA PDP: 367, 471 APC: 334,995 Margin of!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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