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Ekiti guber: APC inaugurates screening, appeal committees

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, inaugurated Screening and Appeal Committees ahead of its May 5 primary election for the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti.

2019: I’m not desperate to be President – Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has said he is not desperate to become Nigeria’s president, come 2019, as some Nigerians have said.

2019: President Buhari support group inaugurated in South-south

The National Committee of Buhari Support Groups (NCBSG) has opened offices in Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Edo states to coordinate the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

PDP: President Buhari completely confused, incompetent

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s government as completely confused, incompetent.

Yinusa Tanko: Nigeria yet to attain rightful place in comity of nations

The National Chairman of the National Conscience Party, Dr Yinusa Tanko, on Monday said Nigeria had yet to attain its rightful place in the comity of nations owing to leadership problems.

Elections no longer matter of guess work – INEC chief

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the conduct of elections is no longer matters of guess work but a process that deliberate plan and strategy.

Senator Adeleke: I won’t steal when I become Osun governor

Senator Ademola Adeleke, who represents Osun West Senatorial District, in the National Assembly, has vowed that he would not steal money if he becomes the next governor of Osun state.

APC chairmen in four south-south states deny endorsing ex-Governor Oshiomhole for national chairmanship

Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in all but two of the six states in the south-south have denied endorsing Adams Oshiomhole, former governor of Edo state, for the chairmanship position of the party.

Asiwaju Tinubu congratulates John Oyegun, others over APC convention committee

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has congratulated the party over the inauguration of a convention committee that will oversee its congresses across the country.

APC South-South caucus endorses ex-Governor Oshiomhole fo national chairman

The South-South caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday endorsed the immediate past Governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, for the position of national chairman of the party.

Governor Fayose advises corpers against rigging of election

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has advised the National Youth Service Corps members not to allow politicians use them to rig elections.

2019: We will negotiate with aspirants – Governor Umahi

The chairman of the South-East Governors’ Forum and governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, has revealed his commitment to negotiate with all political aspirants ranging from presidential to others in the forthcoming general elections.

Governor Okorocha: Youths invaluable partners in nation development

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has described Nigerian youths as invaluable partners in the process of nation development who should be reckoned with.

John Oyegun: 2019 elections will be tough

As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Monday in Abuja, warned his party against having sense of a ruling party.

Professor Adeniran, PDP chide Presidency for blaming opposition over killings

Former Minister of Education and a chieftain of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Professor Tunde Adeniran, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday, berated the Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency for shifting the blame of the killings in the Middle Belt region at the doorsteps of opposition politicians.

PDP wants National Assembly to probe President Buhari over $1 billion excess crude account...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants the National Assembly to probe the alleged withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) without the constitutionally required legislative appropriation.

Governor Amosun advises corps members to leave worthy legacies in Ogun

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun has advised the 2,508 NYSC members posted to the state to take advantage of the opportunity to engage in legacy imprinting endeavours.

Looters’ list: Rivers court bars federal government from publishing Uche Secondus’ name

Rivers State High Court has barred the Federal Government, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammad, or their agents from further publishing the name of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, on their looters’ list.

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