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Kwara APC asks Senator Saraki to lead them to a better party

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State have expressed their desire to leave the party.
Arthur Peter Mutharika is a Malawian politician, educator and lawyer who has been President of Malawi since 31 May 2014

Malawi’s Peter Mutharika says corruption reports “fake news”

President Peter Mutharika of Malawi says reports accusing him of fraudulently benefiting from a 3.9 million dollars government contact were “fake news” as part of a ploy to smear him ahead of a national election in 2019.

Plateau speaker escapes impeachment over moves to extend transition committees’ tenure

Plateau State House of Assembly Speaker Peter Azi escaped impeachment by the whiskers for attempting to prolong the tenure of transition committee chairmen in the 17 local government councils of the state.

Rivers PDP chair tasks new council chiefs on aggressive campaign for new members

Rivers State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Felix Obuah, has charged newly sworn-in local government chairmen and their Councillors, to embark on aggressive campaigns aimed at winning more members for the party.

Nasarawa council chief boss warn councillors against corruption

Chairman of Kokona Local Government Council Area of Nasarawa State, Mr Saidu Kurki, has warned the Deputy Chairman and 11 Councillors to shun corruption and other sharp practices.

Madrid approves new Catalan separatist government

Spain gave its green light Friday to a new separatist executive in Catalonia that does not include jailed or exiled former ministers, paving the way for Madrid to end direct rule over the region.

Zimbabwe to hold national election on July 30

Zimbabwe will hold nation-wide polls to elect the president and members of parliament’s lower house on July 30, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said in an official publication on Wednesday.

Nasarawa council polls: Residents, observers decry late distribution of electoral materials

Residents of Nasarawa and election observers have decried the delay in the distribution of electoral materials for the local government elections taking place across the state on Saturday.

Senator Olujimi renews fight with Governor Fayose

Senator Abiodun Olujimi, the Senate Deputy Minority Whip, has expressed concern over the “declining fortunes” of her party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ekiti State.

SDP resolves S’ East crisis, ready for 2019 election

Members of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in South-East have resolved crisis rocking the party in the zone.

LASIEC: We are set for local council by-elections Saturday

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, said all is now set for the Local Government by-elections in the state on Saturday.

Osun govt raises alarm over menace of Fulani herdsmen

Osun State government on Thursday raised the alarm over the menace posed by the activities of Fulani’s herdsmen in the state, saying incessant cattle’s invasion of farmlands was capable of constituting threats to food security and security of lives, most especially in rural communities.

PDP to challenge Edo local govt electoral law amendment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo State chapter, Thursday resolved to challenge the recent amendment of the Edo State Local Government Electoral Law by the State House of Assembly.

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Nigerians were created for elections. We live for elections. We breathe elections. As one election is rounding off, we are already discussing the next one.

246 ex-Councillors dump PDP for APC in Katsina

More than two hundred and forty six formerly elected councillors under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Katsina, have defected to the All Progressive Congress.

160 House of Reps members are rejecting official cars

Some members of the House of Representatives, numbering about 160 have rejected its leadership’s offer to provide them with official cars.

Enugu expects over 5,000 personnel for November 4 local polls – CP

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmalam, has said that over 5,000 security personnel will be deployed for the Enugu State Local Government polls on Nov. 4. He said that the personnel would be drawn from the various security agencies working in the state.

Ekiti guber: Fayose, others announce preferred candidate

Less than twelve months to the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, critical stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have adopted the Deputy Governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola, from Ekiti South Senatorial District, as the preferred candidate of the party.

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