The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami on Friday night withdrew from the Kebbi State governorship race.
Malami had earlier declared his intention to take over from the state Governor, Atiku Bagudu in 2023.
The Minister as he pushes to clinch the governorship seat gifted some of his associates’ exotic cars.
According to reports, some of the beneficiaries of the car gift are workers at the Khadimiyya for Justice and Development Initiative, a foundation he established.
Nigerians in their reaction believed the cars were gifted to his associates as a means of getting a soft landing ahead of the APC governorship primaries.
However, on Friday night Daily Trust stated that Malami who was among the lawmakers’ President Muhammadu Buhari bade farewell at Aso Rock in the earlier hour of the day, had opted out of the race.
Sources disclosed that the minister has withdrawn from the governorship race.
The Media aide to the minister, Umar Gwandu when contacted said, “I have not been officially briefed.”
This article was originally published on Nigeria News
Veteran Journalist Petitions EFCC Over Illegal Conversion Of Assets
A Veteran Journalist, who is also the Olori – Ekun of Olowogbowo, Lagos Island, Prince Uthman Ademilade Shodipe-Dosunmu has petitioned...
BREAKING: PDP Approves only adhoc delegates as electorate for primaries
By virtue of Section 84(8) of the Electoral Act, 2022, delegates to vote at the Indirect Primaries and National Convention...
Flash Being Slower Than Goku Is the Secret to Beating Him
A fight between DC’s Flash and Dragon Ball‘s Goku would last only a matter of seconds based on their incredible speeds, but...
EPL: Rangnick to meet Ten Hag as Man Utd seek Europa League salvation
Ralf Rangnick will meet incoming Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag this weekend as the German aims to bring the...
EPL: Liverpool still hoping to complete quadruple – Salah
Liverpool’s forward Mohamed Salah says they are excited to still have a chance to add the Premier League and Champions...
Couple with £500,000 to spend priced out of home county by wealthy buyers
Devon’s housing market has been inflated by demand from people moving into the picturesque area (Picture: Getty/iStockphoto)A couple with half...
Apple likely to launch new HomePod by early 2023
San Francisco: Tech giant Apple is likely planning to launch a new version of its HomePod smart speaker in late 2022...
2023: Buhari’s Signature Can No Longer Win Elections – Garba
Former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Garba has submitted that many presidential aspirants of the party who...
New affordable Infinix Note 12, Note 12 Turbo launched in India, Check price, specs
Infinix Note 12, Note 12 Turbo has been launched under the Infinix Note 12 series in India at a starting...
Man City aim to end Liverpool’s quadruple bid in Premier League climax
Manchester City have the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands heading into Sunday’s final day showdown, with...
2023: Deji Adeyanju Names PDP Top Three Presidential Aspirants
The Convener of Concerned Nigerians movement, Deji Adeyanju, has identified the top presidential aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party ahead...
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 Box Office: Kartik Aaryan,Kiara Advani’s Film Opens With 14 Crore
The Anees Bazmee directorial, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, stars Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu hits the big screen on May...
JUST IN: Notorious drug baron, ‘O Lord Have Mercy’ nabbed by NDLEA [PHOTO]
A notorious drug baron, identified as ‘O Lord Have Mercy’, has been nabbed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency...
Building Collapse: LASG seeks support for whistleblowing policy
The Lagos Government has called on stakeholders in the built environment to support the whistleblowing policy initiated by the government...
IFAD Distributes Farm Inputs To 447 Rural Farmers In Taraba
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)’s Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) on Friday distributed fertilizer and other farm inputs...
- Jobs2 weeks ago
NPower Payment News Today (Friday May 6, 2022): Stipend, Nexit Training, Batch C Stream 2, Shortlist, Deployment, Batch A, B & C, NEXIT Latest News
- Jobs6 days ago
NPower Payment News Today (Monday May 16, 2022): Stipend, Nexit Training, Batch C Stream 2, Shortlist, Deployment, Batch A, B & C, NEXIT Latest News
- Foreign Affairs3 days ago
Two British glamour models rip each other’s hair out in night out scrap
- Jobs2 weeks ago
Npower Latest News On Payment For Today 10Th May 2022
- Jobs2 weeks ago
NPower Payment News Today (Monday May 9, 2022): Stipend, Nexit Training, Batch C Stream 2, Shortlist, Deployment, Batch A, B & C, NEXIT Latest News
- Latest Movies2 months ago
Temptation Island 2022: Meet Karyna Auletta, Therapist From California
- Technology1 year ago
Steps By Step Guide On How To Add Your Blog/Website On Phoenix News Browser For More Traffic
- Jobs1 week ago
Npower Latest News On Payment Today Wednesday 11th May 2022