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Congresses: Bayelsa APC stakeholders disown ex-Goveror Sylva, Senator Lokpobiri

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bayelsa State chapter, worsened, on Wednesday, when the state party’s stakeholders disowned the duo of Chief Timipre Sylva and Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, as leaders of the party in the state.

Governor Dickson uncovers ‘plot to destabilise’ Bayelsa

Bayelsa State Government has accused a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of the state, Timipre Sylva, of allegedly sponsoring acts of destabilisation in the state.

PDP accuses APC of blackmailing heads of federal agencies in Ekiti

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of trying to blackmail heads of Federal Government’s agencies in the state ahead of the July 14 governorship election.

Governor Fayose urges APC members to follow Senator Melaye to defect to PDP

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has urged other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), particularly members of the nPDP faction, who have been allegedly sidelined, to defect to the PDP and, according to him: “save themselves from further harassment and neglect from APC.”

Senator Murray-Bruce welcomes Dino Melaye to opposition PDP

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce on Wednesday welcomed Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, to the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party.

Governor Sani-Bello: I didn’t promise anything during my 2015 campaign

The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, on Tuesday evening disclosed that he did not make any promise to the people of the state during his 2015 governorship electioneering campaign.

Ekiti guber: Kayode Fayemi resigns from President Buhari’s cabinet

Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has resigned from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.

Senate faults Professor Jega over budget bribery comments

Senator Misau noted that such allegation was unacceptable, even in the presence of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.

Senator Melaye storms Senate in neck brace, walking stick

The embattled lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, attended plenary on Wednesday in a cervical collar and with a walking stick.

Labour Party faults President Buhari’s Democracy Day speech

The Labour Party (LP) in Ogun State, on Wednesday, faulted the Democracy Day speech delivered by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as ‘fallen short’ of the expectations of Nigerian masses.

Kaduna APC House of Reps member formally defects to PDP

A member of the House of Representatives who represents Kachia/Kagarko federal constituency, Adams Jagaba, has formally defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Senator Dino Melaye dumps APC for PDP

Embattled Senator Dino Melaye has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

EFCC: Defecting to APC won’t stop ex-Governor Orji Kalu’s ‘corruption’ case

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has insisted that the fact that a former governor of Abia State, Mr Orji Kalu, changed his political party won’t stop the alleged corruption case involving him.

Governor Fayose raises the alarm over alleged plan to rig Ekiti guber poll

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has, again, raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has allegedly perfected plans with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to not only manipulate the July 14 election, but also to de-enfrancihise 50 per cent electorate by heavily preloading the smart cards readers and release ballot papers to members of APC to justify the preload.

President Buhari: I wouldn’t have become President without INEC card readers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, attributed his success at the 2015 general elections to the card reader technology deployed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose mocks Dayo Adeyeye for joining APC

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has mocked Prince Dayo Adeyeye who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying that the ex-national scribe of PDP is ‘a mere branch which severed ties with him (Fayose) who is the vine, and ‘would fall off’.

Governor Badaru: PDP’s debts, uncompleted projects almost drove me out of office

Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State, Monday, recalled that when he was inaugurated in 2015, he received a voluminous document detailing huge debts and uncompleted capital projects worth N31.3 billion in the state.

President Buhari urges Nigerians to vote who they want in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to vote whoever is their preferred candidate in the 2019 general elections.

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