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2023: Action Alliance will take over from APC – national chairman

The National Chairman of the party, Hon Rufai Adekunle Omo-Aje, who spoke shortly after he was reelected at the party’s national convention held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, at the weekend said AA is the only alternative political party for Nigerians.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

PDP members, others to join APC in Lagos – official

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos says some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and others have indicated interest to join the party in the ongoing membership registration and revalidation.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara assemblyman: Only Governor AbdulRazaq can resolve APC crisis

A member of the Kwara House of Assembly, Saheed Popoola, says only Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq can resolve the crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police smash notorious bandit syndicate operating in Nigeria, Niger

In its efforts to fight armed robbery, kidnapping, banditry, arms trafficking and other forms of crimes, the Katsina State Police Command has nabbed a notorious arms suppliers to bandits in the forest.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

I warned Kwara governor on APC crisis – party chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Dr Rex Olawoye, on Sunday said he warned Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of an imminent crisis in the state chapter of the party.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Edo election: Tribunal dismisses AA petition against Governor Obaseki

Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal yesterday dismissed the petition filed by Action Alliance (AA) party challenging the exclusion of the party and its candidate from the September 19 2020 governorship election in Edo State.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC wins Kogi assembly by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Egbunu Atule of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the Ibaji state constituency by-election held on Saturday in Kogi.
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APC wins Lagos assembly bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Femi Saheed of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of Saturday’s bye-election for Kosofe constituency 2 of the Lagos State House of Assembly.
INEC officials sleeping at polling unit 014, Isele in Ikorodu as voters shun poll.

Lagos bye-election: INEC officials decry poor turnout

The Dec. 5, Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe state Assembly by-elections recorded poor voter turnout as the elections progressed.

By-election: INEC says candidates’ withdrawal in Zamfara a rumour

Zamfara state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not received notice of withdrawal of any candidate from Bakura state constituency by-election.
The leadership of the Action Alliance (AA) has disowned the former national Chairman of the party, Mr Kenneth Udeze, describing him as an impostor who is hell bent at fomenting crisis in the party.

Action Alliance disowns Kenneth Udeze as national chairman

The National Chairman of the party, Hon Adekunle Rufai Omoaje, in a statement released on Friday said Udeze has seized to be the national Chairman of the party since he (Omoaje) emerged as the party’s national chairman at the party’s national convention held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

DHQ: 82 bandits hiding in caves neutralised in air strikes

No fewer than 82 bandits, hiding in caves, have been eliminated in two air strikes executed by Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan seeks support for community policing

The president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday in Abuja called on Nigerians to give community policing adequate support.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

2023: House of Reps member urges South-East politicians to join APC

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Kingsley Uju-Chima (APC-Imo), has urged politicians of South East extraction to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to enhance their reckoning in zoning the 2023 presidency to the region.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said that 1,590 suspects have been arrested across the country in respect of the #EndSars protest which turned violent after it was hijacked by hoodlums.

IGP commends organisers of community policing awareness polo tournament

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has commended the organisers of the Community Policing Awareness Polo Tournament, saying the event has helped reinforce the fact that crime-fighting was everyone’s responsibility.

‘Many killed’ as cult groups clash in Benin

Clashes between Aiye and Vikings cult groups have persisted in Benin City, the Edo State capital, with many killed.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Edo election petition tribunal begins sitting

The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has commenced sitting on petitions filed by political parties challenging the declaration of governor Godwin Obaseki, as winner of September 19 governorship election.

Gold rises on renewed US stimulus hope, dollar falls

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a bill for a compromise stimulus package is being written as she awaits a key phone call with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said his chamber would take up a comprehensive coronavirus package if an accord is struck. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index headed for the third straight decline.

Lagos bye-elections: 20 candidates jostle for senatorial, assembly seats

Twelve candidates will be contesting for the Lagos East Senatorial bye-election slated for Oct. 31.

REC: INEC to resume continuous voter registration soon

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will soon resume its continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise, aborted few months ago by the outbreak of COVID-19.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Senator Tinubu urges Edo people to reject Governor Obaseki on election day

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos, Bola Tinubu, has called on the people of Edo State to reject Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and kick him out of government house.
13. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Ondo guber: Do not use ‘Amotekun’ against oppositions – AA

The Action Alliance (AA) has urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu not to use the local security outfit, ‘Amotekun’, against opposition political parties before, during, and after the Ondo State governorship election, holding on Oct. 10.

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UNICEF: 10 million child marriages may occur before end of decade

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm that 10 million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade, threatening years of progress in reducing the practice.
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Delta council polls: NNPP demands declaration of ward result

New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), has demanded for declaration of ward 17 results from the Delta State local government council elections conducted by the State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC.
Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Why we must correct anomalies in gas sector

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said Nigeria’s gas sector has the potential to create millions of jobs, bring about industrialisation as well as generate more revenue for the government.
Mauricio Pochettino has been appointed as the new coach of Paris Saint-Germain.

Mauricio Pochettino: PSG ‘will fight to the death’ to win the Champions League

Mauricio Pochettino has promised that Paris Saint-Germain "will fight to the death" to win the Champions League.
Cryptocurrency: “There is need for regulation and not prohibition of Cryptocurrency” - Vice President Yemi Osinbajo speaking at the CBN Bankers’ Forum today, 26th February 2021.

APC governors congratulate VP Osinbajo at 64

The governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have congratulated Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as he marked his 64th birthday.

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Steven Gerrard targets more glory after Rangers win Scottish Premiership

The former Liverpool and England midfielder celebrated his first managerial trophy on Sunday after Celtic's goalless draw at Dundee United ended their chances of retaining the Premiership.
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Paul Scholes: Thiago Alcantara is more suited to Manchester United

Much was expected of Thiago when he arrived at Anfield for £20 million ($28m) from Bayern Munich in the summer, but he has so far struggled to live up to expectations in the famous red shirt.
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AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has responded to criticism from LeBron James, insisting that "athletes unite the world, politics divides the world".

ACF urges union to lift ban on food to South

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has called on the leadership of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers to put a halt to the embargo and blockage of foodstuff from the north to the south.
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WHO: 142 countries to get 237 million vaccines doses from COVAX by end May

Some 237 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be delivered to 142 countries by the end of May through the COVAX facility, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.