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APC holds special meeting with candidates ahead of elections

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has fixed a special meeting for Sunday (today) ahead of the general elections.
Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh refutes alleged N26 million misappropriation

The senator representing Anambra Central District and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), in Feb. 16 poll, Chief Victor Umeh, has dismissed alleged misappropriation of N26 million belonging to the 109 electoral wards in the Senatorial district.

Ameh Ebute: How military tackled herdsmen-farmers crises

The President of the Senate in the Third Republic, Senator Ameh Ebute, has revealed how the Nigerian military has been able to tackle the lingering crisis between herders and farmers in the country.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Armed Forces Day: Atiku Abubakar pledges to review conditions of service of military

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, pledged to review the conditions of service of the servicemen in the country if elected as the nation’s president in February.

Elections: INEC to meet stakeholders in Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it would meet with traditional rulers and religious leaders in Plateau towards a free, fair and credible elections.

Kano govt sends 2019 LG budget to House of Assembly

The Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday received the N205.2 billion 2019 Appropriation Bill for the 44 Local Governments in the state.
Aliyu Wammako

50,000 Sokoto PDP members join APC

In a major blow to the second term ambition of Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal, 50,000 members of his Peoples Democratic Party have switched allegiance to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Pat Asadu

Enugu lawmaker kicks off youth football tournament

Member representing Nsukka/Igboeze South in the National Assembly and People Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 flagbearer for the constituency, Hon. Pat Asadu, has kicked-off the 2018 football competition.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

2019: INEC threatens to disqualify presidential candidates over age

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it will disqualify the presidential and vice presidential candidates of some political parties over violation of Electoral Act on the age stipulation of presidential candidates.
Aminu Masari

Aminu Masari assures groups of all-inclusive governance in Katsina

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has promised to carry all groups along in charting a way forward for Katsina State in the scheme of things.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN plans three days of prayers, praise for 2019 elections

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said it is organising a three-day session of praise and worship in anticipation of “victory in the forthcoming general elections”.

Patoranking, others to perform at 2018 AITEO finals in Asaba

High profile Nigerian artist Patoranking will, on Wednesday, lead other notable musicians to perform during the finals of the 2018 AITEO football tournament holding at Stephen Kesh Stadium, Asaba, Delta State.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Refuse: Lagos Assembly asks PSP operators to resume

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday charged local government executives in the state to call on the Private Sector Partnership (PSP) operators in their areas to resume picking up refuse.

Plateau council polls: Voters decry late arrival of materials

As Plateau residents elect chairmen and councillors into 14 of the 17 local governments, voters in some areas have decried the late arrival of electoral materials at many polling units.
A man walks past banners campaigning for All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Akinwunmi Ambode, under a bridge in Lagos April 6, 2015. The governorship election will take place this weekend. REUTERS-Akintunde Akinleye

Lagos guber: Why Akinwunmi Ambode will win APC ticket – Group

The Akinwunmi Ambode Mandate Support Group (AMSG) on Saturday said Ambode was capable of winning the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State rescheduled for Monday.

Report: No plan to sack Lagos council chairmen

Several sources in Alausa, the seat of Lagos State Government on Tuesday dismissed speculations that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was planning to sack all the 57 chairmen of Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the State.

Ifeanyi Ubah: Why I support Aminu Maigari for NFF President

In view of recent developments and the unfortunate retrogression of Nigerian football over the last one year, it is my staunch belief that there is an urgent need for a rapid change in the Nigerian Football Federation; if and only if we desire a better football sector. The time for that change is NOW.

Group urges minister to sack appointees seeking elective positions

A group, under the platform of FCT Citizens Against Bad Governance, has called on the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, to immediately sack all his political appointees seeking elective positions.

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Nigeria Eurobond yields rise after surprise election delay

The electoral commission said the postponement, which is due to last a week, was due solely to logistical factors and denied political pressure had played any part in the decision. President Muhammadu Buhari and his rival, former vice president Atiku Abubakar, both urged voters to stay calm.

Election postponement: NLC demand public holiday

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked government to declare a two or three-day public holiday to enable workers travel to perform their civic responsibility in the face of imminent voter apathy as a result of the shift in the date of the general elections.
Sani Kaita

Woman petitions NAPTIP over alleged child abandonment by ex-international footballer

A woman, Ms Esther Emiola, has petitioned the Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) over alleged child abandonment by former international footballer, Sani Kaita.
Jerome Boateng

Bayern Munich leave out Jerome Boateng, Franck Ribery for Champions League clash with Liverpool

Bayern Munich have left Jerome Boateng out of their squad for their Champions League match against Liverpool on Tuesday night, while Franck Ribery will travel separately to Liverpool on Monday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed a meeting for Monday to review the ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll.

Election: INEC meets as political parties vow to reopen campaign

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed a meeting for Monday to review the ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll.