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Senator Ayo Arise loses mum

Mrs Felicia Aduke Arise, mother of the former Senator, representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Mr Ayo Arise, has passed on.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: APC won’t buy votes to win

Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has stated that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will never buy votes to win any election.

Senator Arise: Justice Onnoghen owes Nigerians apology, not sympathy

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Ayo Arise, who represented Ekiti North Senatorial District between 2007-2011, has said the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, deserves no sympathy but rather apologize to Nigerians.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: Some of Muhammadu Buhari’s poor relatives have become billionaires

A spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaign, Buba Galadima, has accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of illegitimately enriching some of the President’s relatives.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: Muhammadu Buhari will not be Nigeria’s president by May 29

Buba Galadima, a spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign organisation, says Muhammadu Buhari will not be Nigeria’s president come May 29.
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Ekiti APC reverses self on indirect primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has yielded to members’ and aspirants’ protests and aborted its plan to use an indirect primary election to elect its candidates for the state and national assembly elections.

Primaries: Policemen take over Ekiti APC Secretariat

Gun wielding policemen have been drafted to the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, as supporters of some senatorial aspirants stormed the office in protest.

Aye Arise withdraws from Ekiti North senatorial race

He condemned the sudden change of mode of the contest from direct to indirect primaries, alleging that the governor-elect may have influenced the process to favour anointed candidates

Ekiti APC divided over consensus, direct primary options

Fresh crisis has erupted in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ekiti Sate over plan by power brokers to adopt consensus to field candidates for the state and federal legislative contests ahead of the 2019 general election.

Ekiti APC gets new party executives

The All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti state on has adopted and inuagurated a new 35-member State Executive Council.

2019: 259 declare interests in 35 seats in Ekiti

No fewer than 259 aspirants have so far declared their interests in Senatorial, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly seats, in the forthcoming 2019 general elections in Ekiti.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senator Arise: Supreme court must declare Senator Saraki, others’ seat vacant

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has been urged to approach the Supreme Court on the need to declare the seats of Senate President Bukola Saraki and other defecting senators vacant.

2019: Saraki, Kwankwaso, Tambuwal, others can’t stop Buhari – Senator Arise

Former Chairman, Senate Committee on Privatization, Senator Ayo Arise, has predicted a landslide victory for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.

Ekiti shootings: Police dismiss trigger-happy cop

The trigger-happy policeman that released the shots that injured a former member of the House of Representatives, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, and five others at a reception rally by All Progressives Congress for its governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has been dismissed from the Force.

Kayode Fayemi: We are determined to end poverty in Ekiti

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured that his administration would transform the lives of the people and put an end to poverty in the state. Fayemi, who resigned as a minister on Wednesday stated this while addressing journalists at the Akure Airport on Friday.

Shooting: I am recuperating – Ex-Rep Bamidele

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, has dispelled the insinuation that he had been in coma since Friday evening when he was hit by bullets at a rally organised for Dr Kayode Fayemi by the party.

Ekiti guber: Kayode Fayemi wins APC primary election

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, has picked the ticket of the All Progressives Congress for the Ekiti governorship election slated for July 14.

Ekiti guber: Confusion trails conduct of rescheduled APC primary

Confusion, on Wednesday, trailed the aborted All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti State governorship primary as the national leadership of the party and the aspirants have failed to agree on a suitable date for the conduct of the rescheduled poll.

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In this handout photograph taken by India’s Ministry of Defence on September 19, 2019, Indian Coast Guard personnel (up) pose for photographs as they keep watch on a Myanmarese ship’s crew after seizing 1160 kg of Ketamine drug from their boat near Car Nicobar islands, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Handout / INDIAN MINISTRY OF DEFENCE / AFP

India seizes one tonne of ketamine on boat, arrests six Myanmar crew

India’s coast guard has arrested six Myanmar men and seized $42 million worth of ketamine after spotting a suspicious vessel in the Indian Ocean near the Nicobar Islands.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.

Hassan Rouhani: Iran to present regional security plan at UNGA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.
Chineze Anyaene, Chairman, Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee

Nigerian Oscars committee calls for entries from filmmakers

Ahead of the 2020 Oscars, the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has called on Nigerian filmmakers to submit entries for the ‘Best International Feature Film’ category.
Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Riyad Mahrez stars in Manchester City’s destruction of Watford

Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Lagos community signs deal with foreign investors on infrastructure

A partnership between local residents of Odo-Ogun community on the outskirt of Lagos and a team of Chinese investors may soon bring about infrastructural development and job creation in the rural community located along the Lagos-Ikorodu highway.