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Anambra guber: Nwoye, Obiano get markets’ endorsements

APC candidate Dr. Tony Nwoye and Governor Willie Obiano were yesterday endorsed by different sections of the influential trading sector in the state.

Bayelsa PDP faults alleged move by Jonathan to hijack party

There is disquiet in Bayelsa State over an alleged plan by former President Goodluck Jonathan to take over the control of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state.

Stop sending corrupt ex-govs to Senate – Christian elders tell PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has been asked to stop sending former governors, who have mismanaged the resources of their states, to the Senate.

Gov. Ahmed kicks as critics score him low

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has been scored low by critics, who allege that the governor has made no impact on the lives of the people.

2019: APC reacts to Alhassan’s support for Atiku

The Deputy National Chairman of the APC, Segun Oni, has provided what appears a first formal reaction of the party to the stance of a serving minister declaring support for another presidential candidate in 2019.

Ekiti guber: Adeyeye faults adoption of Fayose’s deputy

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Adedayo Adeyeye, has faulted the adoption of the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the sole candidate of the party for the 2018 governorship election.

Buhari is not a politician – Garba Shehu

Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, says his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari is not a politician.

2019: Alhassan insists on backing Atiku

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan, on Thursday, said that there was no going back on her decision to support former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 presidential election.

In Pictures: APC panel on restructuring meets in Abuja

The Committee on true federalism set up by the All Progressives Congress met on Thursday in Abuja.

Anambra guber: Obaze hails PDP’s reconciliation

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election, Oseloka Obaze, has welcomed the plan by the party’s national leadership to set up a committee to reconcile its members in the state.

Wike accuses APC of impoverishing Nigerians

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government of impoverishing Nigerians since it assumed office in 2015.

Anambra guber: Hausa community supports Obiano’s re-election bid

Hausa community in Nnewi has declared support for the re-election bid of Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra.

Atiku: I leave my critics to God – Alhassan

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, says she will no longer comment on her support for former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, adding that she will leave her critics for God.

Suspected ritualists slaughter 13-year-old boy in Jigawa

Suspected rituals have slaughtered a 13-year-old boy in Babaldu village in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of Jigawa.

Atiku: Alhassan summoned by Presidency

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has been summoned to the Presidential Villa.

You need vision, passion to lead – Mimiko tells youths

Immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has charged Nigerian youths to embrace education and thirst for knowledge, saying it was the only way they could make good leaders.

Buhari is winning back economy – VON chief

Chief Osita Okechukwu, a stalwart of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in South-East, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is steadily winning back the Nigerian economy.

Adeyeye resigns as Ekiti varsity pro-chancellor

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has resigned his appointment as the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.

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