News - Joshua Dariye

BREAKING: Appeal Court Cuts Dariye’s Jail Term To 10 years

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has reduced the jail term of the former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye from 14 years to 10 years.

14 Years Imprisonment: Former Governors Nyame, Dariye To Know Fate On Friday

5 days ago /
Nation 

Former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye and Reverend Jolly Nyame of Taraba State will know their fate on Friday, November 16, 2018 as the Court of Appeal in Abuja will deliver judgment on their appeals.

Mixed Reactions Greet Dariye’s Jail Sentence

5 months ago /
Nation 

The conviction of former plateau state governor and a current serving senator Joshua Dariye for fraud and sentenced to fourteen years imprisonment by a federal high court in Abuja continue to generate reactions among residents of the plateau state.

Ex-Governor Dariye To Spend 14 Years In Jail For Fraud

5 months ago /
Nation 

A federal capital territory high court, Gudu has sentenced the former governor of plateau state, Joshua Dariye to fourteen years imprisonment to be served concurrently for criminal breech of trust and misappropriation of  state funds   

Alleged Diversion Of Ecological Fund: Dariye Closes Defence

1 year ago /
Nation 

Former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is standing trial  on alleged n1.162bn  fraud before an FCT high court,  Abuja has closed his defence haven called 16 witnesses in the case . Dariye is being prosecuted by the economic and financial crimes commission in a 21-count charge of money laundering...

Senate Rejects List Of Non-Career Ambassadors

2 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Senate has rejected a list of 46 non-career ambassadors, which President Buhari sent to lawmakers for confirmation. Lawmakers rejected the list because of the myriad of petitions, which the Committee on Foreign Affairs received over the nomination of the ambassadors. The Senate is sending the list back to President Buhari to...

Senate Rejects Nominees; Summons Minister Of Foreign Affairs

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Wednesday directed Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama.to appear before its Committee on Foreign Affairs over omissions and irregularities in the ambassadorial nomination. This directive followed a Point of Order raised by Sen. Joshua Dariye...

Kidnappers Of Dariye's Father Demand $10M Ransom - Gen Enetie

3 years ago /
Security 

The gunmen that kidnapped Mr Dariye Dafweng, father of Sen Joshua Dariye, in his Mushere village, Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau, on Saturday, have asked for 10 million dollars as ransom. "We have just confirmed that the kidnappers dropped a letter in which they asked for 10 million dollars,’’ Maj....

Dariye Wins, Nenadi Loses In PDP Senatorial Contest

3 years ago /
Politics 

Sen. Joshua Dariye, who recently returned to PDP, on Sunday emerged winner of the party’s primary election for Plateau Central Senatorial District. A serving senator under Labour Party (LP), Dariye scored 104 votes to beat four others in the race for the constituency. The primary, held amidst tight security, was conducted peacefully...

2015: Senator Dariye, Tallen, Others Formally Return To PDP

3 years ago /
Politics 

Sixty one politicians, including Sen. Joshua Dariye and former Dep. Governor, Mrs Pauline Tallen, on Monday formally returned to PDP in Plateau. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the returnees, who were received in style by Gov. Jonah Jang, spoke through Mr Pam Gyang, Tallen’s running mate in 2011...

APC Raises Alarm Over PDP-instigated, Police-backed Impunity In Ekiti

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm over a PDP-led and police-backed acts of impunity in Ekiti State, where only seven members of the 26-strong House of Assembly on Monday morning convened the House to carry out an agenda, dictated by Gov. Ayodele Fayose, that includes the impeachment...

Senators Debate On Extension Of State Of Emergency In Three Northeastern States; Eulogise Late Justice Oputa

4 years ago /
Nation 

Some senators from the northeast of the country have reacted to the proposed re-extension of the emergency rule in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.  

SOLOMON LAR: More tribute to an Iconic Leader

5 years ago /
Politics 

A week after his death, sympathizers have continued to visit the home of Nigeria’s frontline politician, Solomon Lar.