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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).
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.
Clement Agba, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget And National Planning has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to go into partnerships to create jobs as well as boost the economy.

Group honours budget and national planning minister

An Edo socio-cultural group, Afenmai Patriotic Development Association (APDA), is set to honour Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, following his appotment as Minister of State for Budget and National Planning.

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.

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 elections: APDA sues INEC, AGF, wants fresh polls

The Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance has approached the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to challenge the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) regarding elections in Rivers State.

34 political parties, 20 candidates form coalition against Governor Abubakar

A coalition of 33 political parties and 20 governorship candidates in Bauchi State have promised to support the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, against Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar.
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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.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Elections: Kingsley Moghalu laments card reader malfunction

The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari urges historians to document 16 years of PDP’s ‘squander-mania’

There is compelling need for historians and economists to document the 16 years “squander-mania and mismanagement” by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), so that future generations would not repeat the same mistakes, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

APDA backs INEC for credible election

The Kano state chapter of the Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance ( APDA ), on Monday, threw its weight behind the postponement of the 2019 general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying it will enable the Commission to conduct a more credible, free and fair elections that will be acceptable to Nigerians.
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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).
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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.

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.

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.

Sani Takori: Poor governance responsible for collapse of education in Zamfara

A former member representing Gummi/Bukkuyum constituency at the federal house of representative, now the Gubernatorial candidate of Advanced people Democratic Alliance (APDA) in Zamfara state Hon Sani Takori has disclosed that poor governance was responsible for the collapse of education in the state.

APDA chieftain calls for responsive use of social media

The Chairman of the All Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Alhaji Shitu Mohammed, has urged the Federal Government to intensify education of Nigerians on social media use.

APDA urges federal government to upscale food security issues

The All Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has called on the Federal Government to upscale the issue of food security to make it more meaningful to Nigerians.

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Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) as well as 28 other bodies under the umbrella of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) have called for more patronage of indigenous professionals.
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AfDB approves $1.3 million grant for female financial inclusion research in Africa

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Senator Tinubu mourns late Justice Ngwuta

Former Lagos Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has described the Late Supreme Court Justice Nwali Sylvester Ngwuta who died at the weekend as an eminent and erudite jurist whose knowledge of the law and its application was peerless.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Bonny Deep Seaport: Nigerian government not sincere on project’s delivery – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike says Federal Government (FG) was never willing to executive the Bonny Deep Sea Port it conceived for Rivers state and was only deceiving the people from the outset.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, with his new rank of four-star General, and the three service chiefs as three-star Generals. Others decorated on Friday by President Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja were Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo, Chief of Air Staff.

CDS Irabor: Nigeria will have peace again

Chief of Defense Staff General Lucky Irabor has said that the Nigerian Armed Forces will never in any way leave the peace and security of the nation in the hands of the terrorists.
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Ondo Assembly holds public hearing on bill against person, gender based violence

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Monday held a Public Hearing on a bill for a law to eliminate violence in private and public life.
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NDLEA boss warns personnel against illegal detention, bans hostage arrest

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned commanders, officers and men of the Agency against the detention of suspects beyond the limit allowed by law.
The Imo State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Orlu, may come under the hammer of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN), following reports that the state government is interfering with the administration of the institution.

Imo nursing college faces ban over government interference

The Imo State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Orlu, may come under the hammer of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN), following reports that the state government is interfering with the administration of the institution.

Kwara releases modalities for SUBEB/TESCOM interview

The Kwara Government has fixed March 15 as date for commencement of the interview for the 9,991 applicants who met the cutoff for the ongoing SUBEB/TESCOM teaching jobs