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INEC: APC didn’t conduct primary elections in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday insisted that having reviewed the two court judgments delivered last week by a Federal High Court in Abuja and the State High Court in Gusau, it still maintained that the All Progressives Congress (APC) did not conduct party primaries in the state.

Lagos FA inaugurates electoral, appeal committees

The Lagos State Football Association (LSFA) has inaugurated electoral and appeal committees for the conduct of election into the board of the association holding on Jan. 31.
Peter Hill-Wood served as Arsenal chairman from 1982-2013. Nick Potts-PA Archive-PA Photos

Former Arsenal Chairman Peter Hill-Wood passes on at 82

Former Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood, who signed off on hiring a then largely unknown Arsene Wenger as manager, has died aged 82, the Premier League club announced on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari says it is a “matter of concern” that terrorism and violent extremism have continued to threaten the peace of West Africa.

Muhammadu Buhari: Threat of terrorism, violent extremism in West Africa a cause for concern

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is a “matter of concern” that terrorism and violent extremism have continued to threaten the peace of West Africa.

The ‘Oshiomhole must go’ coalition

Chief John Odigie Oyegun, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), must be having a good laugh wherever he is. If he is just finishing a meal, he can afford to pick his teeth and belch from the deepest part of his biological system, and even turn up his nose as he asks for a glass of water.

Yoruba group slams ‘anti-Southwest’ PDP campaign council

The Yoruba Restoration Group (YRG) has described the constitution of the Presidential Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as an indication of the disdain the Party has for the Southwest.

Violence trails Plateau council polls as APC wins big

Following the declaration of the results of Wednesday’s local government elections in Plateau State by Chairman of the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Mr. Fabian Ntung, there now reins terror in the state as PLASIEC office in Bassa Local Government Area and vehicles have been set on fire.

Senators frown on Electoral Act Amendment Bill rejected by Muhammadu Buhari

The last appears not to have been heard about the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2010 which President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to thrice this year as senators at plenary Wednesday expressed concern about some sections of the Bill that President Buhari objected to.

NJC recommends dismissal of James Agbadu-Fishim, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to dismiss two judges accused of corruption by the anti-graft agency, EFCC.

Party suspends national chairman over alleged misappropriation of fund

The National Chairman of the Re-build Nigeria Party (RBNP), Chief Japhet Anyanwu, has been suspended from office indefinitely.
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National Assembly to reconvene Wednesday

The National Assembly which has been on recess since Tuesday, July 24 is to reconvene on Wednesday in Abuja.

APC sweeps Nasarawa local council polls

The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) has declared the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of all elective positions contested during Saturday’s council polls.

Kaduna council poll: APC wins in Governor El-Rufai’s local government

Saleh Shu’aibu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of Kaduna North Local Government at the just concluded polls, with a landslide.

Kaduna council poll: PDP wins Zango, APC wins 10 LGs

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Chairmanship and Councillorship election in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

APC convention: Ex-Governor Oshiomhole declares chairmanship ambition today

The immediate past governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, will today declare his ambition to run for the national chairmanship of All Progressives Congress, APC.

Congress: Adamawa APC sells 10,000 forms to candidates

The Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says over 10, 000 forms have so far been issued to candidates for the Saturday ward congress in the state.

INEC promises PVCs for newly registered voters in Ekiti, Osun

The INEC chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu said in Lagos today that PVCs of newly registered voters in the ongoing CVR would be made available from the end of the week.

Rivers PDP releases timetable for local council primary elections

Rivers chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday released timetable for the party’s 2018 local government primary elections.

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Beni Lar: My constituency under siege

A member of the National Assembly representing Langtang South/Langtang North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon Beni Lar, has cried out that her constituency is under siege of political thugs ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
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Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

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Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.