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Ondo guber: INEC releases names of all 17 candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a provisional list of candidates for the Ondo governorship election.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo, minister meet to discuss threat of hostilities by ex-agitators in Niger Delta

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum and Mr Kingsley Otuaro, Delta State Deputy Governor, over threat of hostilities by ex-agitators in Niger Delta.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ondo deputy governor to contest guber poll under Zenith Labour Party

Agboola Ajayi, the deputy governor of Ondo State, is expected to officially announce his move to the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and will be adopted as the candidate of the party for the October 10 governorship election, multiple sources close to Ajayi and the ZLP have told this newspaper.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomole’s u-turn on Osagie Ize-Iyamu a great insult on Edo people...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer in the forth coming Governorship election in Edo state, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has no opponent.
Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede has sounded a note of warning to those plotting to rig the October 10 governorship election in the state, saying the people of the state would resist them.

Ondo PDP guber candidate on collision course with party leaders over choice of deputy

A reliable party source in Akure said that leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party have kicked against the choice of Ikengboju Gboluga as deputy governor of the party’s candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano distributes two million face masks transport unions, students

According to him, National Association of Transport Owners (NARTO), the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW), student unions, markets associations, among others will benefit from the exercise.

Benue governor’s chief of staff recovers from coronavirus

Recall that Orbunde was among 33 family and aides of Governor Samuel Ortom who tested positive for the virus first week of July. He immediately made his status known and subsequently went into self isolation to commence treatment.
Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede has sounded a note of warning to those plotting to rig the October 10 governorship election in the state, saying the people of the state would resist them.

Ondo guber: Our people will resist rigging – PDP candidate

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has sounded a note of warning to those plotting to rig the October 10 governorship election in the state, saying the people of the state would resist them.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ondo guber: I have no plans of dumping PDP after losing ticket – deputy...

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ajayi Agboola, says he has no immediate plan to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after losing the party’s governorship primaries.

Ondo guber: Eyitayo Jegede under pressure to pick Agboola Ajayi as running mate

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, may be under serious pressure to pick the state deputy governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, as his running mate for the October 10 governorship election in the state.
Agboola Ajayi

Ondo PDP primary: I fought different forces – deputy governor

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, has congratulated the winner of the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede, on his Wednesday victory.

Ondo guber: End of Governor Akeredolu’s government has come – Eyitayo Jegede

The winner of the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, has said his emergence as the party’s candidate would end the reign of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in the state.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi distributes 700,000 face masks to reduce spread of coronavirus

The Bauchi state government, on Thursday, flagged off the distribution of 700,000 face masks to beneficiaries in the state as part of its efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19.
Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has inaugurated a sixty-six member palliative committee as part of the efforts of his administration to cushion the effect of COVID-19 in the state.

Bauchi flags off distribution of 700,000 face masks

The Bauchi State Government has flagged off the distribution of 700,000 face masks to beneficiaries in the state as part of efforts to curtail the spread of Coronavirus.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ondo PDP primary: Ondo deputy governor accepts defeat

Deputy Governor of Ondo State Hon Agboola Ajayi, who lost the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accepted defeat saying that he contested many forces in the election.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Tribunal reserves judgement on Bayelsa governorship election dispute

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has concluded the hearing and reserved its judgement on the petition seeking to sack Governor Duoye Diri and his Deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ondo guber: Police deploy 800 personnel for PDP primary

The Police Command in Ondo State has deployed no fewer than 800 personnel to monitor the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in the state.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa set to pay hazard allowances

The Bayelsa Government has indicated its readiness to pay special allowances to frontline health workers combating the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

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