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Court adjourns suit on removal of Ondo APC chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State Capital on Thursday, adjourned for definite hearing the suit challenging the removal of the Ondo State Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) Hon Isaacs Kekemeke.

Jerry Gana to lead 60 Niger delegates to Abuja PDP convention

A former Information and Culture Minister, Prof. Jerry Gana, is expected to lead 60 other delegates from Niger State to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled for December 9, in Abuja.

Senator Kashamu responsible for losing Ondo, Edo elections – PDP

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), appears poised to discipline Senator Buruji Kashamu representing Ogun East which it said had caused the party so much pain.

Ex-PDP national chairman Ahmadu Ali’s wife joins APC

Wife of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Maryam Ali, has joined the All Progressives Congress.

2019: Senator Ahmed Makarfi’ll contest PDP presidential ticket – aide

A former National Deputy Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Barr. Abdullahi Ibrahim Jalo, has told anyone that cared to listen that the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, would contest 2019 presidential ticket of the party.

Senator Musiliu Obanikoro to officially join APC weekend

A former Minister of State for Defence and former Ambassador of Nigeria in Ghana, Musiliu Obanikoro, will be officially defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Anambra guber: Money exchanged hands – NBA

Although the governorship election in Anambra State has been won and lost, a preliminary report just released by the Nigerian Bar Association Election Working Group (NBA-EWG) claimed that money freely exchanged hands to buy over voters during the election.

Why PDP lost Anambra election – Senator Makarfi

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, has revealed why Oseloka Obaze, the Party’s candidate in the just concluded governorship election in Anambra state failed to win the polls.

Niger Delta leaders reaffirm support for President Buhari’s govt

Prominent leaders in the South South geo-political zone under the auspices of ‘Niger Delta stakeholders’ have passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, especially as it concerns the ongoing war on corruption and efforts being made to bring back the economy into shape.

I remain Southwest PDP chairman – Eddy Olafeso

A factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Eddy Olafeso, says he remains the authentic leader of the party in the South-West zone.

Oba of Benin makes ‘first’ Abuja visit

The Oba of Benin, Omo N, ‘Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, on Wednesday made a historic visit to Abuja after his coronation in October 2016.

2019: Why Governor Ikpeazu should forget second tenure – WIYC

The World Igbo Youth Council, WIYC, Wednesday, maintained its stand to stop Chief Okezie Ikpeazu from returning for a second tenure as Abia State Governor in 2019.

PDP denies Senator Makarfi’s presidential ambition, faults call for his resignation

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has denied knowledge of a presidential ambition by its National Caretaker Committee, NCC, Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, contrary to insinuations by some chieftains of the party.

Why I dumped APGA for APC – Emeka Ojukwu

Mr Emeka Ojukwu, son of late Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, has said that he joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that the South-East occupied its rightful place in the national governance.


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Why President Buhari should implement 2014 confab report – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari, to implement the report of the 2014 national conference, insisting that the report contains a lot of panacea for Nigeria’s problems.

DSS a clog in the fight against corruption – CDHR

Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has berated the Department of State Services (DSS) on their embarrassing conduct in preventing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from carrying out its legitimate statutory duty, especially in the fight against corruption, particularly financial crimes.

SADC leaders set to meet in Angola over Zimbabwe crisis

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God chose Buhari as Nigeria’s President – Governor Okorocha

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Anambra guber: Situation Room raises concern over massive police deployment

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on Anambra governorship election is concerned about the “massive” redeployment of police officers in the state.