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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.

2019: PDP’ll win with ease in Benue despite Governor Ortom’s travails – chairman

The Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has boasted that it will win the 2019 general elections in the state, inspite of the current travails of Governor Samuel Ortom.

NIPSS, IPAC demand more female political participation

The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) and the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) have appealed to Nigeria political parties to involve more women, youth and People Living with Disability in leadership positions within the parties in line.

Governor Bindow: I’ll remain in APC for the rest of my political career

Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Monday said he would remain in APC for the rest of his political career.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Youths can determine outcome of 2019 general elections – INEC chief

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has predicted that Nigerian youths, with their population, could determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections.

Kwara council chairmen, councillors defect from APC to PDP

Local Government chairmen and councillors in Kwara State have defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party.

Defection: Youths give lawmakers ultimatum or face humiliation at polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Congress for Progressive Youths (NCPY) has given a 48-hours ultimatum for the lawmakers who defected from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or face humiliation at the polls come 2019.

Governor Ortom announces defection from APC to PDP

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has announced his defection from All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Governor Al-Makura: I will not sponsor any candidate in 2019

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says that he will not sponsor any candidate as his successor in 2019.

John Oyegun shun APC ward congress as party leaders hail exercise in Edo

Leaders and members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the 18 local government areas and three senatorial districts in Edo State yesterday elected new ward executives to pilot the affairs of the party at the 192 wards in the state.

Enugu council polls best in Nigeria’s recent history – Senator Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated the people and Government of Enugu State on the successful conduct of the November 4, 2017 Local Government election in the State, describing it as the best council election in Nigeria’s recent history.

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House of Reps adjourn for third time in one week over faulty microphones

The House of Representatives on Wednesday adjourned plenary over failure of the public address system in the chamber.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN targets mobile banking licence in Nigeria

Nigeria announced last month that it would allow telecom companies to provide banking services, aiming to give millions of Nigerians without bank accounts access to so-called mobile money services, a policy that has been very successful in Kenya.
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Stanbic IBTC inaugurates Africa-China banking centre

In a move aimed at offering Nigerian and Chinese clients a business-to-business networking and personal advisory service and also help them to access and unlock opportunities in Nigeria-China trade, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc has commissioned an Africa-China Banking Centre (ACBC) in Lagos.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun’s limited Brighton role won’t affect the Super Eagles

Former Nigeria international Yisa Sofoluwe has backed Leon Balogun to put his frustration for lack of playing time at his Club behind him and deliver good performance for the Super Eagles as they take on Bafana Bafana on Saturday.

African leaders meet for ‘last push’ on AU reforms

African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental body.