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Ralph Nwosu: Asiwaju Tinubu, Governor El-Rufai can’t be president in 2023

Chief Ralph Nwosu, National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), said on Tuesday that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State would fail in their quest to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

Adamawa election petition tribunal begins sitting Monday

The inaugural sitting of the Election Petitions Tribunal for Adamawa State will hold at the state capital, Yola, on Monday, April 8, 2019.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa elections: INEC declares Umaru Fintiri winner of governorship polls

Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the Adamawa State governorship election.
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Atiku Abubakar has congratulated governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on his re-election.

Sokoto IPAC, 32 candidates congratulate Governor Tambuwal on re-eletion

The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Sokoto state chapter, and 32 gubernatorial candidate in the state on Wednesday congratulate Gov. Aminu Tambuwal over his victory at the governorship election.

Oyo elections: 16 candidates file petitions at election tribunal

Sixteen candidates from various political parties have filed petitions at the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting at the State High Court, Iyaganku Ibadan, Oyo State, following the Feb. 23 elections.

Eleven candidates for Enugu North senatorial polls concede defeat

Eleven political party candidates for the just concluded Enugu North Senatorial election have conceded defeat to winner, Senator Chukwuka Utazi of People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Gbenga Daniel

Ex-Governor Gbenga Daniel, supporters finally leave PDP for APC

Former Governor Gbenga Daniel and thousands of supporters on Sunday formally declared to jettison the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State.

ADC suspends officials alleged anti-party activities

The Oyo State chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) on Friday announced the suspension of its Chairman, Dr. Ahmed Ayinla, Publicity Secretary of the party, youth leader and five other executive members on “anti-party” grounds.

Ogun elections: APC wins majority assembly seats

Four lawmakers would be returning to the Ogun Assembly as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won 15 out of 26 House of Assembly seats in the state.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Ondo elections: PDP, ADC, others call on INEC to cancel polls in two local...

Citing intimidation, bribing of electorate and acts of brigandage, four among political parties that contested last Saturday’s House of Assembly in Ondo State Tuesday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election in Ondo East and Ondo West Local Governments area of the state.

Ogun elections: APC wins 15 out of 26 assembly seats

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 15 out of 26 House of Assembly seats in Ogun State.

Ogun elections: Ayodele Fayose taunts Govenor Amosun over protege’s defeat

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has taunted the outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, over his preferred candidate, Adekunle Akinlade’s defeat in the governorship election.

Kogi elections: Speaker Kolawole wins re-election bid

Mr. Matthew Kolawole, the Speaker, Kogi House of Assembly, has been re-elected to represent Kabba/Bunu State Constituency.
Allied Peoples Movement APM

Ogun elections: APM wins Governor Amosun, ex-President Obasanjo’s polling units

Ogun state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has delivered his polling unit to the Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM).
The governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ogun State, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the governorship and House of Assembly poll in the state.

Ogun elections: ADC candidate expresses satisfaction over polls

The governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ogun State, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the governorship and House of Assembly poll in the state.

Gombe elections: 32 candidates jostle for governorship seat

No fewer than 285 candidates from 34 political parties are to participate in the Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Gombe State.

Three ADC House of Reps candidates defect to APC

Three House of Representatives candidates of the African Democratic Congress in Ogun State on Thursday defected to the All Progressives Congress.

Oyo election: Asiwaju Tinubu woos more politicians for APC

A former governor of Lagos state and National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, Wednesday intensified moves to win more politicians in Oyo State to actualise the gubernatorial ambition of the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Adebayo Adelabu.

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Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: N30, 000 new minimum wage started April 18

The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Igbo Movement backs Babajide Sanwo-Olu on inclusive government

The Igbo Movement in Lagos State has thrown its weight behind the Lagos governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on his plan to run an inclusive government, pledging to work with him to ensure the success of his administration.

Nasarawa commissions 115 rooms liaison office in Abuja

Nasarawa state government has commissioned a newly completed 115 rooms liaison office complex in Abuja.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Transition committee suggests ways to make Adamawa ‘Japan of the North’

The transition committee which the Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, constituted to review the activities of the outgoing government and suggest the constitution and running of his own government, has recommended the training and establishment of youths in gainful employment as a way to turn the state into ‘Japan of the North.’
Walter Duru

Group backs NFIU on directive on local government funds

An advocacy-based Civil Society Organization, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption (MIIVOC), has thrown its weight behind the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) over its directive on the management of local government funds.