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Governor Umahi denies dumping PDP for APC

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has denied decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ekiti Assembly rejects governorship election result, adjourns till October

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has adjourned legislative business until October 8, citing issues of harassment and insecurity.

Osun guber: 17 APC aspirants jostle to succeed Governor Aregbesola

About 17 aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress are currently jostling to succeed Osun State governor Rauf Aregbesola in office.
Kayode Fayemi

NLC tasks Governor-elect Fayemi on prompt payment of Ekiti workers salary arrears

National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, on Tuesday, urged Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, not to renege on his electioneering campaign promises of prompt settlement of workers’ backlog of salaries.
Kayode Fayemi

Bayelsa APC felicitates with Ekiti Governor-elect Kayode Fayemi

Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday expressed satisfaction with the outcomes of the Saturday July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State.

Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola’s aides back APC’s adoption of direct primary

Forum of Senior Special Assistants to Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State Tuesday supported the decision of the National Working Committee of the party to use Direct Primary to pick the party’s governorship candidate on Thursday.

2019: Ekiti victory is testimony of APC’s popularity – House of Reps member

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Husain Kangiwa, says the All Progressives Congress victory in Saturday’s Ekiti governorship election is a testimony of the party’s popularity in the country.

Kogi group drums support for Yahaya Audu’s senatorial bid

A group, under the aegis of Kogi Youths Advocates of Good Governance (KYGG), has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) and people of the state to ensure the emergence of Yahaya Audu, the younger brother of late Prince Abubakar Audu as the Senator to represent Kogi East in the forthcoming election.

Benue youth group restates support for Governor Ortom

A youth group known as the Benue Youth Alliance For Ortom 2019 (BYAFO 2019), has vowed to continue to stand with Governor Samuel Ortom in his efforts to give a new direction in the Nigeria’s Food Basket State in spite of the persecutions he is facing.

Ekiti guber: Vote buying detrimental to Nigeria’s democracy – Accord chieftain

A former governorship aspirant and chieftain of Accord Party (AP) in Ogun State, Omooba Segun Adewale, has decried the alleged vote buying in the just concluded Ekiti governorship election, describing the development as “worrisome and detrimental to Nigeria’s democracy”.

Kwara PDP members drum support for Senator Saraki

Concerned members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State have said it is desirable for the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to be back in its fold to enable the party win in state election next year.
Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)

Ogun UPN commiserates with flood victims

The Ogun State chapter of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), has commiserated with the victims, particularly families whose members lost their lives in flood which ravaged the Abeokuta metropolis last Friday.

Ekiti guber: PDP accuses INEC, security agencies of conspiracy

Gboyega Oguntuase, Ekiti State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in a post-election press conference accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies of conspiring to subvert the will of the electorate.

2019: Segun Odegbami enters Ogun guber race

A few months ago, the world was stunned with the pitch to palace story of George Weah who after enjoying an illustrious football career went on to become the president of his country, Liberia.

Aggrieved APC youths declare war on Governor Obaseki over alleged neglect

Crisis is brewing in the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as hundreds of aggrieved youths of the party have accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of using them to win the 2016 governorship election in the State but later dumped them.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

APC summons Governor Ortom, Senator Akume to Abuja

The Deputy National Chairman (North), Sen. Lawal Shu’aibu, has summoned to Abuja for an urgent meeting the two main actors in the tussle for leadership of the Benue chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: President Buhari’s invitation by ICC an indictment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Netherlands was a sign of reprimand for the spate of bloodletting, extra-judicial executions, illegal arrests, arbitrary detention, torture and reported disappearances in the country.

2019: I don’t care which party returns me to Senate – Senator Akpabio

Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has said the party platform on which he will contest for his second term ticket for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District in 2019 will not matter much.

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Minister Lokpobiri tasks farmers on modern farming system

The minister stated this when he received a delegation from the Africa-Asia Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) led by Secretary General of the Organisation, Eng. Wassfi Hassan El Sreihin in his office in Abuja.

Minister: Hydro-power to generate 19,000 MW

The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.
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Back in Washington, Donald Trump under pressure to reverse course on Russia

President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin.

Bayelsa IGR hits N1 billion mark

The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR), Ayawei Nimbofa, has attributed the rise in Bayelsa’s monthly internally generated revenue above N1billion mark to deployment of electronic collection system.
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Barack Obama: French World Cup victors show triumph of diversity

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.