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Since the country returned to civilian rule on May, 29,1999, Ebonyi state has remained under the rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) until the incumbent governor, David Umahi, defected from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2020.
Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogbomoso Zone have risen in defence of their decision to adopt Governor Seyi Makinde for a second term in office, declaring that the governor has firmly positioned Ogbomoso’s economy on the global pedestal.
A former member of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Mr Obinna Okenwa, on Sunday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Seven lawmakers in the Ogun State House of Assembly, who were loyalists of serving senator representing Ogun Central, former Governor Ibikunle Amosun, yesterday night dumped their party and returned to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The lawmakers announced their defection in separate letters read by the Speaker, Mr Olakunle Oluomo (APC – Ifo I) during a plenary in Abeokuta.
Former State Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and strong ally of ex-Governor Ayodele Fayose, Dr Tope Aluko, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Sen Abdulaziz Nyako, who left the APC towards the 2019 elections to become the governorship candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC) and led the ADC to fuse into the APC during the weekend, said he and the other prominent politicians coming into the APC were resolved to forge an united front against PDP.
The Deputy Minority Leader and member representing Bende North in Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Chijioke Chukwu, said no fewer than seven members from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the House will between now and April, defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The ambience of Arochukwu community Local Government Area located in Abia North of Abia State adorned a merrily look on Saturday as the Chief Whip of the Senate ,Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, performed the groundbreaking for the construction of 2km road in the local government.
The Peoples Democratic Party says the prophecy of Chief Tony Momoh that the All Progressives Congress and its leaders will be stoned for failure has come to pass as Nigerians are already stoning them with the words of their mouths.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Thursday advanced reasons why the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will continue to harvest defectors from the opposition parties.
At least 69 former Councillors and 14 local government council secretaries have announced their defection from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party in Zamfara State.
He asked the APC defectors, “Are things better today? So why do you allow people to tell you lies? How long can you continue to listen to the lies of the All Progressives Congress? They have nothing for Nigerians. It is unfortunate that there was a conspiracy to remove a Niger Delta person as President”.
Hours after the deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, formally defected to Zenith Labour Party, the Ondo state government has described the emergence of the third force as “tough fraud”.
Seoul prosecutors have opened an unprecedented probe into North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister over Pyongyang’s blowing up of a liaison office last month, officials said Thursday.
A day after Pyongyang hinted at possible military action against its neighbour, South Korea’s Unification Ministry has called out North Korea for not honouring past agreements between the two countries.
The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has called on Nigerians to use the Holy month of Ramadan to rekindle the spirit of selflessness, love and tolerance towards one another and supplications to God to intervene in the many challenges facing the nation.
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno has no doubts Bukayo Saka has “world class” potential.
The United Arab Emirates’ envoy to Washington confirmed the Gulf state is mediating between India and Pakistan to help the nuclear-armed rivals reach a “healthy and functional” relationship
The Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), Ebenezer Alade, has announced the college’s plans to begin a master’s degree in Security Studies.
The US government is set to issue a wide range of sanctions against Russia, according to reports.
Harry Kane may struggle to leave Tottenham, according to Peter Crouch, who says club chairman Daniel Levy "simply won't bend".
Former Super Eagles defender, Sam Sodje says the bribery allegations leveled against him in 2013 by some unscrupulous elements were totally untrue.
Dangote Sugar Refinery PLC (DSR) has denied an online publication claiming the company’s involvement in price-fixing and not transparently engaged in any Backward Integration Programme as claimed.
The coach of Bayelsa’s swimming team, Gentle Offoin, says the team has surpassed its expectations at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF), Edo 2020.
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State For Petroleum Resources, on Friday said the Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme (NOGAPS) at Emeyal, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa will create at least 2,000 jobs on completion.