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Bayelsa guber: Senator Barigha-Amange did not defect from PDP – party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has said that Nimi Barigha-Amange, a former senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, did not defect from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as allegedly claimed.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Tribunal ruling: Governor Abiodun urges Adekunle Akinlade, others to join hands with him

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun on Saturday called on Abdulkabir Akinlade of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) to join hands with him in taking the state to higher heights.
After much consultation, human rights crusader, Barr. Natasha Akpoti, has declared to run for Kogi State governorship election slated for November 16. Natasha was candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last Kogi Central Senatorial election.

Kogi guber: INEC clears Yahaya Bello, Musa Wada, Natasha Akpoti, 48 others — full...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 51 candidates and their deputies to contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: 13 governorship aspirants cleared by PDP

As the governorship election of Kogi State approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared 13 aspirants who indicated interest to fly the party’s flag.
President Buhari at the event

ADC, HURIWA, KOWA knock President Buhari over ministerial list

President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial-nominees on Wednesday attracted further criticism from opposition parties and groups.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor sends commissioners list to assembly

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has transmitted the list of commissioners to the House of Assembly.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP, others urge NASS to enact law for president to attach portfolios to ministerial...

Opposition parties and some concerned groups have called on the National Assembly to enact a law that will compel the President to attach portfolios to ministerial nominees’ list sent to the Senate for confirmation.

Oyo ADC stakeholders disown Senator Lanlehin

A faction of Oyo State African Democratic Congress (ADC) has distanced itself from the purported withdrawal of the party’s candidate in the last election, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, from the alliance with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Taiwo Olakunle Oluomo

Ogun Assembly passes motions against false evidence, others

Former Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly Kunle Taiwo Oluomo has been elected the Speaker of the state’s All Progressives Congress (APC)-dominated Ninth Legislative Assembly.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde abolishes fees in Oyo schools

New governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has abolished N3,000 school fees in the state-owned secondary schools, which was introduced by the administration of the immediate past governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.

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.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.