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Hoodlums raze Ogun deputy speaker’s building, vehicles, others

Ogun State appears to have returned to a full blast violence reminiscent of the past on Easter Sunday as hoodlums suspected to be in the service of politicians opposed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its members in Ifo Local Government Area, attacked the Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Kunle Oluomo, burned his constituency office in Ifo town and also set ablaze, five vehicles on ground.

Governor Ajimobi asks Oyo APC Reps members-elect to back Femi Gbajabiamila for speaker

The outgoing executive governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has asked the nine elected members of the House of Representatives from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, to support Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos) for speaker.

Former Governor Kalu demands zoning of Deputy Senate President to South-East

A former Abia governor, Dr Orji Uzo Kalu, has indicated interest to contest for the position of the Deputy Senate President in the soon to be constituted 9th National Assembly.

Senators Uba, Umeh, 14 others file petitions at Anambra election tribunal

The senator representing Anambra South, Andy Uba, his younger brother, Chris Uba and Victor Umeh are among those who filed petitions challenging the outcomes of their various elections in the Anambra Election Petitions Tribunal as at March 19.

Enugu elections: Tribunal receives 10 petitions

No fewer than 10 petitions have been filed before the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu.

APC House of Reps member-elect passes on in Kano

A Federal House of Representatives elect Garba Muhammad Butalawa, representing Kura, Madobi and Garun Mallam in Kano, has died.

ADP gives DSS, IGP 48 hours to bring to book, killers of Oyo Reps...

The National Leadership of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, yesterday gave 48-hour ultimatum to the Director-General, Department of State Services, DSS, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammad Abubakar Adamu, and other security agencies to arrest and prosecute the killers of Olatoye Temitope Sugar, member, Federal House of Representatives.

Osun elections: APC wins 22 seats, PDP 3 in assembly election

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 22 out of 26 seats in Osun State House of Assembly election held on Saturday while the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won only 3 seats and remainjng one declared inconlusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Anambra elections: Corpses dumped in palace as thugs kill two, injure scores

On the process two persons, were gunned down and the assailants who had come for the electoral materials immediately fled the scene leaving the dead in the pool of their blood which littered the ground.
The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said he chose Dr Obafemi Hamzat as his running mate because he would make a capable deputy.

Lagos elections: APC stakeholders vow to work harder for Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Idiat Adebule, Lagos State deputy governor, and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ojo area of the state, have vowed to work harder to ensure the party’s governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and all other House of Assembly candidates emerge winner in the forthcoming governorship and House of Assembly election.

Joke Silva, Ali Nuhu, Desmond Elliot, other celebrities congratulate President Buhari

Nigerian celebrities, Joke Silva, Desmond Elliot and some others have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election to office.

Court adjourns Olisa Metuh’s N400 million fraud trial to February 26

The trial of a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for an alleged N400 million fraud, has been adjourned to Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja.
Segun Showunm

Elections: Atiku Abubakar’s spokesman concedes defeat

Following the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party spokesman of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP, Segun Showunmi, has conceded defeat to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Election: Celebrities seeking elective offices

Some Nigerian celebrities including Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Emeka Ike, Desmond Elliot, Freedom ‘Mr Jollof’ Atsekpoyi and Shina Peller are vying for several elective positions as the 2019 polls close in.

Ugochukwu Nnodim: PDP will take over power from APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the Federal House of Representatives Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II in Lagos, Emmanuel Ugochukwu Nnodim, has said that he is confident that his party will take over power from the ruling All Progressives Congress in the February 16 polls.
The Lagos APC Woman Leader, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, said this in her address to the teeming female members of the party at the APC Women Rally at Lagos Campos Square Stadium on Tuesday.

Election: Mobilise your neighbours for President Buhari, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s victory – Lagos APC woman...

Women in Lagos State have been urged to mobilise their neighbours, friends and family members to vote enmasse for the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Election: APC in door-to-door campaign for President Buhari, Babadije Sanwo-Olu, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State yesterday said it had begun mobilizing thousands of its supporters in Ejigbo area of Lagos through door-to-door campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other party members in the state vying for electoral positions.

Elections: Abia PDP candidate denies endorsing opponent

Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) candidate for the Bende Federal House of Representatives in the forthcoming general election, Dr. Chima Anyaso, has said he never endorsed his opponent, a candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Benjamin Kalu for the seat.

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