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2019: INEC trains staff on ICT in Ebonyi

The National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday in Abakaliki, Ebonyi, commenced three-day training on Information Communication Technology (ICT) for its staff in the state.

PDP will work for Nigeria’s unity – Raymond Dokpesi

The Chairman of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, said on Monday that if voted as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party would work for greater unity of the country.

Raymond Dokpesi promises better unity among Nigerians

Chairman of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, on Monday said if voted as the national chairman Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the party would work for greater unity of the country.

Kwara to inaugurate new local govt councils Tuesday

The Kwara State Government will inaugurate the newly-elected chairmen for the 16 local government councils in the state on Tuesday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s exit from APC a blessing – Umar Duhu

The pioneer North East National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Umar Duhu, Monday said the exit of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is a blessing.

Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola promises credible successor

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has assured that his administration would do its best possible to give the state a worthy successor that would ensure continuity of the legacies he had set in the state.

Senator Bashir Marafa quits PDP for APC in Taraba

Sen. Bashir Marafa of Taraba Central senatorial District, who lost the seat at the Supreme Court to the present Senator representing Taraba Central in the National Assembly to Sen. Yusuf Abubakar, has decamped from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Taraba State.

APGA dedicates governorship victory to Chukwuemeka Ojukwu’s memory

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has attributed its Anambra governorship election victory to the “larger-than-life image” of the late late leader of the party and Ikemba Nnewi, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu.

Moshood Salvador elected Lagos PDP chairman

The Lagos Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has elected as its Chairman, Mr Moshood Salvador, a factional Chairman of the chapter.

900 candidates to contest Akwa Ibom council poll

The Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) on Monday said 900 candidates would vie for positions in Saturday local government elections in the state.

KOWA urges Governor Obaseki to sustain developmental strides

KOWA party governorship candidate in Edo, Mr Thompson Osadolor, on Monday urged Gov. Godwin Obaseki to sustain his current developmental strides in the state.

President Buhari ‘sympathises’ with APC over loss of ex-VP Atiku Abubakar

President Muhammadu Buhari seemed to be in high spirit on Monday when he inaugurated a 30-member new minimum wage committee, seizing the moment to mockingly comment on the resignation of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the ruling APC.

Anambra Central rerun: I’m ready for Chris Ngige – Victor Umeh

Amid the speculation that the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, may contest the Anambra Central Senatorial rerun scheduled for January 13, 2018, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the race, Chief Victor Umeh, has said he is ready to fight it out with the minister .

2019: APC, President Buhari campaigning for PDP – Senator Makarfi

The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has thanked the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for campaigning for the PDP.

Why PDP, with or without ex-VP Atiku Abubakar can’t sack President Buhari – Doyin...

A former Aide to the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has declared that with or without former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, cannot unseat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Rivers APC warns against attack on ex-Governor Amaechi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has read a riot act to its chieftains in the state, warning that any further attack on the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, and the party’s leadership will attract the full wrath of the party.

Atiku Abubakar: More PDP founding fathers in APC will soon return – Bode George

Bode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and national chairmanship aspirant, has claimed that more founding fathers of the former ruling party, currently in the All Progressives Congress, APC, would soon leave just like ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

‎Ekiti guber: I’m better than 20 of Governor Fayose’s anointed candidates – Dele Okeya

Former Board Chairman, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, and Ekiti State ex-commissioner for works and housing, Dele Okeya, who is currently aspiring to be governor of the state under the platform of the All Progressives congress (APC), has said that he is better than 20 of the anointed aspirant of Governor Ayodele Fayose who is deputy governor Olusola Kolapo.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.