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Ex-permanent secretary dumps PDP for APC

The opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has lost another member to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Eight commissioners, three lawmakers leave APC for PDP in Adamawa

Eight commissioners, three members of the Adamawa State House of Assembly and some local government chairmen under the All Progressive Congress led administration in Adamawa State have decamped to the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP).
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I will return Adamawa to PDP

Former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, said he would ensure Adamawa returns to PDP.

Osun guber: 12 APC guber aspirants reject direct primaries

Twelve of the seventeen screened aspirants in the Osun State governorship race have rejected the direct mode of primary election as proclaimed by the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Ortom dumps ruling APC

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he has ceased to be a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), following what he called “a red card” given to him.
Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti guber: Thugs snatching ballot boxes under police watch – Governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has alleged that Saturday ’s gubernatorial election has been largely compromised by personnel of the Nigerian police.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government deploys political appointees for voters’ registration

The Niger State Government on Thursday deployed all political appointees to the 742 political wards across the state to participate in the ongoing continuous voters registration in the state.

Imo Assembly moves to impeach deputy governor

Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, may be finally losing his post by the time impeachment proceedings commenced by the State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, is concluded.

APC: Governor Wike operating fraudulent government

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has described the state Governor, Nyesom Wike, as a liar who operates a fraudulent government.

Governor Ortom dissolves cabinet, retains 11 appointees

Anthony Ijohor, secretary to the state government, announced this in a statement on Sunday.

Ekiti guber: Don’t compromise INEC officials – Kayode Fayemi warns Ayo Fayose

The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has warned Governor Ayodele Fayose against bringing adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission into a rigging plot aimed at undermining the integrity of the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State.
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019

FIBA fixes new dates for referees, tech comms course

The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has announced a new date for its proposed training and certification of Referees/Technical Commissioners’ course in Nigeria.

Governor Bagudu appoints former APC chairman as commissioner

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, has assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in commissioners and members of the state Executive Council.

Governor Ahmed solicits citizens’ support, swears-in commissioners

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State, on Wednesday, swore in new commissioners with a call on citizens to extend hands of friendship and cooperation to the Commissioners.

Commissioner suspended for posting photos on Facebook

Governor Ferdinand Waititu has suspended one of his commissioners for spending too much time posting photos on Facebook and on Whatsapp.

Three Kenya electoral commissioners quit

The conflict at Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) boiled over on Monday after half of its commissioners resigned "with immediate effect".

Over 800 pension, gratuity cases unresolved in Imo – ex-commissioner

The immediate past Public Complaint Commissioner (PCC) in charge of Imo State, Ambrose Ugboaja, has disclosed that over 800 cases of pension and gratuity matters between 2012 to 2017 were left unresolved till his exit from the office on April, 7 2018.

Governor Obiano swears in 19 commissioners, 11 special advisers

Willie Obiano, the governor of Anambra, on Monday sworn in 19 commissioners and 11 Special Advisers to form part of his cabinet for second term.

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2019: Ex-minister Edem Duke joins Cross River governorship race

A former Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edem Duke, has declared his intention to join the next governorship race in Cross River State come 2019.
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National Chairman, APC, Adams Oshiomhole

2019: Stop shopping for members – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to "stop shopping around for supporters" and channel its energy on the forthcoming 2019 general elections.