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APC fixes dates for Edo, Ondo guber primaries

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic in the country, Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the timetable for its primaries ahead of the 2020 governorship election in Edo and Ondo states.
The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told newsmen, in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review.

Police comb Edo forest for kidnapped APC chieftain

The Edo police commissioner, Lawan Jimeta, has reportedly deployed its operatives to Ogbese, Okada forests in search of kidnapped chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Presley Ediagbonya.
Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District, who was involved in a ghastly auto crash on Sept. 5, is in good condition and responding to treatment in hospital, Mr Olumide Akunrinlola, the Senator’s media aide has said.

Ondo guber: Senator urges PDP to pick flagbearer from South senatorial district

Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has urged the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to pick its governorship candidate from the district.
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APC urges President Buhari to disregard Rivers monarchs on disbandment of joint taskforce

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to disregard the call by the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers to stop the activities of the Joint Taskforce on the movement of Agricultural Products and foodstuffs, set up by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, in the state.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

Timipre Sylva wants Bayelsa APC members to remain strong

The Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, on Monday, advised members of the party in the state to remain strong and steadfast.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Kidnapped Edo APC chieftain found dead

The lifeless body of a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Mr. Presley Ediagbonya, was on Monday discovered, two days after he was abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.

Coronavirus: Speaker Obasa hailed over interventions

Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has been commended for being at the forefront of effective management of the coronavirus crisis in Nigeria.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Adams Oshiomhole swears in Waziri Bulama as APC acting national secretary

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday, swore in Waziri Bulama as acting National Secretary of the party.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Tribunal dismisses SDP, Natasha Akpoti’s petition against Kogi governor’s election

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Monday dismissed the case filed by the Socialist Democratic Party and its candidate in the last governorship election in the state, Natasha Akpoti.
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Ndigbo in Lagos do not hate APC – lawmaker

Honourable Jude Idimogu, the lawmaker representing Oshidi/Isolo Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly has said that Ndigbo, an ethnic group from South East, does not hate All Progressives Congress (APC), as many people would erroneously believe, rather it is the leadership of the group that has been the problem.
The Ondo State Commissioner of Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, on Sunday, said the money was appropriated in the 2019 budget.

Ondo N4.3 billion secret account money appropriated in 2019 budget – commissioner

Contrary to speculation that the N4.3bn lodged in a secret account in a third-generation bank by Ondo State government was spent without being appropriated, the state Commissioner of Finance, Mr Wale Akinterinwa, on Sunday, said the money was appropriated in the 2019 budget.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Karounwi Oladapo: Crises in Oyo show Governor Makinde ill-prepared for governance

Erstwhile Deputy Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Chief Karounwi Oladapo, has argued that the unfolding political crises in Oyo State were clear indications that Governor Seyi Makinde was ill-prepared for governance.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Dele Momodu has earned his numerous stripes

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has congratulated Bashorun Dele Momodu, ace journalist and prolific writer on his 60th birthday today. In his congratulatory message, Tinubu said Dele Momodu has earned his innumerable stripes.
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.

Governor Obaseki to probe Adams Oshiomhole as Edo panel indicts APC chairman

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.
Senator Abiodun Olujimi, former senate minority leader, on Thursday, said her victory at the appeal court over Dayo Adeyeye, former spokesman of the senate, is a product of God’s grace.

Olujimi supports Ekiti PDP caretaker committee

Former Senate Minority leader, Mrs. Biodun Olujimi has thrown her weight behind the newly constituted caretaker committee for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State.
The ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, CFR, as his new Chief of Staff.

Former APC chairman hails President Buhari over Ibrahim Gambari’s appointment

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Thursday, hailed President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of Prof. Ibrahim Gambari as his Chief of Staff.
The ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, CFR, as his new Chief of Staff.

Ibrahim Gambari an appointee of global standard ― APC governors

The forum of governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) have described Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari assumption of office as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a challenge to appointees of the government.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the experience and suitability of Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Prof Ibrahim Gambari, for the strategic office of Chief of Staff (CoS) are not in doubt.

APC: Ibrahim Gambari’s experience, suitability for CoS not doubtful

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the experience and suitability of Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Prof Ibrahim Gambari, for the strategic office of Chief of Staff (CoS) are not in doubt.

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Lagos attracts $250 million investment for new industrial-residential development

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