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Babajide Sanwo-Olu

2019: APC clears Jide Sanwo-Olu, Dapo Abiodun, Toye Cole, 21 others for governorship poll

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has cleared 24 governorship candidates for the 2019 election.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

2019: APC NWC clears 24 governorship candidates

Following the Governorship Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the country, the Party’s National Working Committee (NWC) at its meeting held on Thursday, 4th October, 2018, ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and adopts the under-listed as Governorship candidates of the APC for the forthcoming 2019 general elections

Easter: Nsima Ekere assures Akwa Ibom people of a better tomorrow

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr Nsima Ekere, has assured Akwa Ibom people of a better tomorrow.

APC rejects Akwa Ibom council poll results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the result of the Dec. 2 Local Government election in Akwa Ibom as declared by the State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC).

Akwa Ibom council poll: APC warns PDP against rigging

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, warned that there would be dire consequences should the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government in the state connive with the Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) to rig December 2nd 2019 local government elections.

Pastor Akpan-Jacobs admits defrauding Amina Titi Atiku of N918 million

A confessional statement tendered before an Ikeja High Court on Tuesday exposed how Pastor Nsikakabasi Akpan-Jacobs voluntarily confessed defrauding Mrs Titi Atiku, the wife of former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku of N918 million.

AKISIEC chief laments low awareness of council polls

The Chairman of Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC), Mr Aniedi Ikoiwak, has lamented the low awareness of the forthcoming local government elections in the state by stakeholders.

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NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
Tunde Ayeni

EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.