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Former presidential candidate joins APC

A former presidential candidate on the platform of the defunct Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA), Mohammed Shittu, has joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Prominent politician and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council, Olapade Agoro, is dead.

Former presidential candidate Olapade Agoro passes on

Prominent politician and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council, Olapade Agoro, is dead.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.

INEC deregisters 74 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties, meaning that they would not be participating in subsequent elections in the country.

Tribunal throws out APDA’s petition against Zamfara governor

Legal moves by the Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA), to sack Governor Bello Mohammed Matawelle of Zamfara State failed on Monday at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja where its petition was dismissed for lacking in merit.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday attended the Extra Ordinary ECOWAS Summit on Counter Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 4

2023: Why President Buhari should handover to Igbo man – Ex-IPAC chief

A former Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, Alhaji Mohammed Kabir, has said that come 2033, Igbo should be allowed to rule Nigeria.

G-60: IPAC will not join issue with its members – chairman

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has disassociated itself from a statement alleging that it refuted the claim that 60 political parties declared support for Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its stance that it has no server to record election results.

Election petitions tribunal receives 31 petitions in Benue

The Governorship, National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal has received 31 petitions challenging the outcomes of some elections in Benue, its Secretary, Mrs. Deborah Musa, said on Friday in Makurdi.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: Rivers not violent

Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that it does not involve the military in the result collation process scheduled for next week, saying that’s the state is not violent.

Rivers APC adopts APDA for governorship election

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has adopted the governorship candidate of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, Pastor Ezekiel Warigbani, for Saturday’s election.
Images of the celebration of President Muhamadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential elections-6

APDA, UPC congratulate President Buhari on re-election

The National Chairman of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Mr Shittu Mohammed, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his reelection for a second term, saying he did not see it as a surprise.
Mohammed Abacha

Kano election: Mohammed Abacha flags off governorship campaign

The son of the former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha, Mohammed Abacha, has flagged off his gubernatorial campaign on the platform of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA).
Shitu Mohammed Kabir

Justice Onnoghen’s suspension punctured game plan of some elements – APDA candidate

Shitu Kabir, presidential candidate of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), says President Muhammadu Buhari did not err in the suspension of Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).

Forum: Suspension of Justice Onnoghen proper, timely

The Forum of Presidential Candidates and Political Parties for Good Governance has said that the suspension of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari is proper and timely.

Electoral Bill: Three political parties ask court to stop presidential assent

Three political parties, on Monday, approached the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking an order of the court to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from assenting to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018.

2019: INEC closes submission of nomination forms for governorship, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it would not extend the deadline for the submission of nomination forms by political parties of their candidates for the governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

Parties in last minutes rush to beat INEC deadline for submission of names

Political parties on Thursday resorted to last minute rush to beat the Independent National Electoral Commission’s deadline for the submission of list of candidates for 2019 general elections.

2019: Nigerians can’t be fooled – Iheanacho Ezeakor

A presidential hopeful under the platform of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Iheanacho Ezeakor, has said that Nigerians cannot afford to be fooled again as the country approach the 2019 general elections.

APDA announces dates for 2019 primaries

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has approved its timetable for the 2019 general elections primaries.

APDA, N-ADC merge, become Advanced Republicans

The Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) and New African Democratic Congress (N-ADC), a splinter group from African Democratic Congress (ADC), on Saturday, announced their merger as Advanced Republicans (AR) party.
There was large early turnout of voters in Ado-Ekiti capital city, as electorate already trooped out enmasse as early as 6.00am trekking long distances to get to their polling units.

Ekiti goes to poll as electorate decide fate of 35 candidates

The people of Ekiti State will on Saturday queue behind their candidates for the governorship election scheduled to replace the incumbent Ayodele Fayose, whose tenure will end in November.

Two women, 38 others listed by INEC for Ekiti governorship election

Forty candidates, including two women, have been listed by the Independent National Electoral Commission as candidates of various political parties for the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State.

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Marcus Rashford avoids ligament damage in derby injury

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

IWD: Edo governor launches N1 billion fund for women

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has launched a N1 billion fund for the empowerment of women in the state.

Keeping Schools Safe In the North

On April 14, 2014, 276 Nigerian female students of the Chibok Girls Secondary School were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists. It was a very disturbing moment for Nigeria and the rest of the world. Most of the abducted girls were Christians.

ECOWAS urged to push women’s equal access to political power

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been urged to take more steps to enhance women’s equal access to political power and decision making positions in the sub-region as well as improve their economic status through human capital development.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

2023: ‘Atiku for Nigeria’ inaugurated in Enugu

A group made up of loyalists, supporters and associates of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has launched a group tagged ‘Atiku For Nigeria’ as a platform for selling the candidacy of Adamawa born politician to Nigerians as suitable person as their next president ahead of the 2023 presidential election.

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Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno governor: We discovered 650 ‘ghost families’ in IDP camps

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno Sunday said his administration discovered that 650 of 1,000 families in the Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) camps were ‘ghosts’ and have benefited from foods distributed to the vulnerable.

Southwest PDP: Prince Oyinlola lacks moral preserve to be a peacemaker

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West has said a former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has no moral preserve to be a peacemaker on the political feud between former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose and the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.

Nasarawa NMA trains members on entrepreneurship

The Nasarawa State Chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has begun enterpreneurship training for thier members for sustainable economic base after retirement.

Food blockade: Onitsha industrialist praises AUFCDN for calling off strike

An Onitsha based Industrialist, Chief Alex Chukwura, has praised the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuffs and Cattle Dealers in Nigeria (AUFCDN), for calling off its nationwide strike.