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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, over the persisting fuel scarcity across the country.
Group operating under the aegis of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Mandate Actualisation Network has called on the party to look into party primaries in Plateau South Senatorial zone of the party where the Senatorial and the Governorship candidates both emerged from same tribe in the same local government area.
The political alliance struck in 2005 between President Alassane Ouattara’s RDR and former President Henri Konan Bedie’s PDCI in Cote d’Ivoire has collapsed.
The member representing Kokona West constituency in the Nasarawa state Houe of Assembly, Hon. Obere Kana, has petitioned the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over alleged illegal conduct of the primaries that denied him return ticket to the Assembly.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a boko haram training camp in Malkonory, and one of the group’s vehicle near Tumbun Rego, in Northern Borno State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger state has released its candidates for all the elections slated for 2019 with its gubernatorial candidate Alhaji Umar Nasko topping the list.
The National Secretary of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Sahid Umar, has vowed to petition the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, over alleged forging of his signature in the Certificate of Nomination allegedly issued to Fela Durotoye making him the presidential candidate of the party.
Former Lagos State Information Commissioner, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, has emerged the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State for Ekiti Central Senatorial District.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said African economies combined growth rate is held down by the continent’s three largest economies: Nigeria, South Africa and Angola, which IMF said are not performing up to their potentials.
Members of the Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Coalition have boycotted the fresh governorship primary election in the state ordered by the party’s national leadership. The party had fixed a rerun of the governorship primary in Imo State after cancelling an earlier one supervised by the Ahmed Gulak committee over alleged flaws.
The All Progressives Congress has called on political parties in the country, particularly the Peoples Democratic Party and its agents, to stick to issue-based actions and campaigns as the nation enters into electioneering campaign.