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Former minister urges federal government to restore sports commission

Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.

In the name of democracy

If you are a lover of competitive democracy, you must have been worried by the pronouncements and demeanour of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, minister of information, on Friday. Lai, speaking in a very bitter tone, told State House correspondents that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), could spend as much time as he wanted in the US but he would be quizzed on his return over his role in the collapse of Bank PHB

CSOs demand better funding of child health from presidential candidates

A consortium of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has reached out to presidential candidates of some political parties on increased funding for nutrition programmes in their policies.

Bolaji Abdullahi: This is not same Muhammadu Buhari Nigerians voted into power in 2015

Former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, has shared his reasons the Muhammadu Buhari Nigerians voted into power in 2015 is not the same President at Aso Rock today.

2019: PDP presidential campaign council gets eight spokespersons

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council on Friday named eight persons as its spokespersons.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar begins race against Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Sokoto

The Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will on Monday kick off his bid to wrestle power from President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 16, 2019 Presidential election, with a campaign rally in Sokoto State.
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Report: Kwara PDP guber candidate forged NYSC certificate

Abdulrazak Atunwa, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state, skipped the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and forged certificate of the scheme, according to Premium Times.
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Lanre Issa-Onilu named new APC spokesman

Lanre Issa-Onilu has been appointed the new National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Bolaji Abdullahi withdraws from Kwara PDP guber race

Bolaji Abdullahi, former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has pulled out of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary in Kwara.

Kwara PDP governorship primaries disrupted by suspected thugs

The governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State was disrupted on Sunday by people described as political thugs.

Kwara assembly speaker steps down in guber primary

The Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly and governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Ali Ahmad, Sunday stepped down from contesting the party’s gubernatorial primary.

Kwara guber: Bolaji Abdullahi cuts deals with monarchs, PDP chairmen

Former minister of sports and immediate past national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, may have cut deals with some traditional rulers in the Northern and Southern Senatorial Districts towards his governorship aspiration.

Ex-APC spokesperson Bolaji Abdullahi declares Kwara governorship intention

Immediate past national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, has declared his intention to contest 2019 governorship position in Kwara state under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

2019: NLC deplores politicians’ incessant defections

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has deplored prevailing defections by politicians from political parties ahead of 2019 general elections, saying it can affect the integrity of democracy in the country.

Tony Momoh: Defections won’t stop President Buhari’s re-election

A former Minister of Information, Chief Tony Momoh, on Friday, said the exit of some bigwigs from the All Progressives Congress would not stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019.

Bolaji Abdullahi resigns as sugar development council chairman

Bolaji Abdullahi, former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has resigned as chairman of the Nigeria Sugar Development Council.

Understanding APC and the crisis of defections

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the “factional” leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has reportedly asked Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki to resign his position as Senate President. What exactly does the Comrade want Saraki to resign from – the Senate Presidency or even his membership of the Senate having won election into the Assembly in the first place on the platform of the APC?

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Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa has shown willingness to change destiny

Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Lack of Champions League begins to hit Manchester United finances

Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.