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Bayelsa APC crisis deepens as DSS, Police take over secretariat

The power tussle within the All Progressives Party (APC) in Bayelsa took a new turn yesterday when operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the police took over the party secretariat in the state located along the Mbiama/Yenagoa road.

Mimiko, Balarabe backs restructuring, devolution of powers

A Former Governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko, has thrown support for the restructuring of the country as an end to the current agitations for secession and hate speeches by different groups across the country.

Ganduje sacks Kwankwaso’s associate, approves new political appointees

The state government, in a statement signed by the Director General, Media and Communications, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, did not state any reason why Ibrahim was removed.

Why suspected thugs attacked Kaduna lawmakers – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said that attacks on the Kaduna State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) office by suspected thugs on 30th July, 2017 was because of the presence of some Federal lawmakers from the state.

President Buhari expected to return next week – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murray-Bruce, on Friday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari was expected back in the country next week.

‎Fayose re-appoints six sacked commissioners

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has recalled six out of the remaining 10 sacked commissioners.

Adamawa APC endorses Gov. Bindow for second term

Adamawa State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has endorsed Gov Jibrila Bindow for a second term in office.

Fed govt interested in devolution of powers – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said that the Federal Government is interested in devolution of powers to states.

Why I reconciled with Amosun – Ex-Rep

A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Abiodun Akinlade, on Thursday, disclosed he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC), to reunite with the progressives and work for the emergence of an Ogun West indigene as governor in 2019.

My son not interested in governing Kwara – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has ruled out the possibility of his son participating in the governorship race in Kwara in 2019.

Anambra guber: PDP’s Obaze unveils manifesto, promises economic viability

Mr Oseloka Obaze, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial aspirant in the Nov.18 governorship election in Anambra has said that if elected, his administration would be premised on principles for good governance and economic viability.

Stop parading yourself as APGA national chairman – Obigwe tells Agbaso

According to Obigwe, “Agbaso’s claim of court of appeal Enugu division validating his factional and disputed leadership of APGA lacks an iota of truth.”

Ekiti Gov. Fayose names new commissioners

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday named new members of the State Executive Council.

APC national secretariat probes botched Rivers congresses

Sequel to protests of some key stakeholders over the controversial local government Congress of Rivers All Progressive Congress, a fact finding/ appeal panel set up by the national leadership of the party was in Port Harcourt on Thursday.

APC pledges to investigate Kaduna crisis, condemns violence

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned cases of violence during the conduct of its state congresses on Saturday to elect delegates for its national non-elective convention.

PDP welcomes new entrants, says no special privilege for anybody

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is open to new to members, but there will not be special privilege for anybody, its national chairman, Ahmed Makarfi, has said.

I resigned as Kogi Speaker to save my life – Imam

Former Kogi State House of Assembly Speaker, Umar Imam Ahmed, has admitted he resigned from the position to avert plunging the state into another round of crisis and save his life, which has been under death threats.

No regrets stopping Obasanjo’s third term agenda – Nnaman‎i

Former Senate president, Ken Nnamani, has stated that he has no regrets truncating the third term bid of former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

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Court remands man for ‘defiling’ 3-year-old daughter

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