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Edo market inferno: PDP blast governor for poor fire service

The People’s Democratic Party in Edo State has knocked Governor Godwin Obaseki for alleged failure to address the state of roads and other infrastructure at the Auto Spare Parts market at Uwelu in Egor local government area.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo PDP to intervene in Governor Obaseki, Adams Oshiomhole’s feud

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State is set to intervene in the disagreement between the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his godfather, Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress.

Edo crisis a product of greed – PDP chieftain

The crisis rocking the Edo state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is the handiwork of a few greedy politicians, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said.
Rauf Aregbesola

Former Governor Aregbesola never declared himself godfather of Osun politics – ex-aide

A Special Adviser in the administration of former Governor Rauf Aregbesola in Osun State, Mr Semiu Okanlawon, on Sunday, countered a media report which quoted Aregbesola as saying that he is now the “godfather” of Osun politics.
Adams Oshiomhole

Comrade Eriyo: Adams Oshiomhole not a greedy man

A former State Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress and National President of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) Comrade Osakpamwan Eriyo, has said that the Edo APC would have been united if former Governor Adams Oshiomhole had played the role of a godfather.

Former APC chairman John Oyegun tackles Adams Oshiomhole over Edo Assembly crisis

A former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has chided his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, over his undue interference in the politics of Edo State.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike to investigate activities of local councils

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has on Tuesday inaugurated a committee to investigate and audit the financial transactions of the 23 Local Government Councils from May 2018 to May 2019.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest ‘spiritual father’ of kidnappers in Kaduna

The Police said Operation Puff Adder has nabbed its biggest catches since its launch: the arrest of Malam Salisu Abubakar, said to be the spiritual godfather of kidnappers and another man who claimed to have masterminded the killing of King Agom Adara in Kaduna state.
Arewa Youth Forum | AYF

Arewa youths reject puppet, stooge as Senate President, Speakers

Youths of Northern Nigeria under the auspices of Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) have declared they won’t accept stooge or puppet as Senate President and House of Representatives Speaker.

Governor Ortom’s re-election: We have crushed godfatherism in Benue – lawmaker

A member of the Benue State House of Assembly representing Kwande West State Constituency, Joseph Boko, has expressed better days for the people of the state with the reelection of Governor Samuel Ortom.

With cash, crime and drama, Nigeria politics inspire movie makers

With its alliances and betrayals, crimes and cash, and even a dash of witchcraft, the theatrical twists of Nigeria's politics are inspiring directors from the country's Nollywood movie industry.

Over 50,000 PDP members defect to APC in Sokoto

In a major blow to the second term ambition of Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal, 50,000 members of his Peoples Democratic Party have switched allegiance to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Nigerian Musician, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido, has stated his resolve to work for the re-election of the Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in the 2019 election.

Davido pledges to work for Nyesom Wike’s second term

Nigerian Musician, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido, has stated his resolve to work for the re-election of the Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in the 2019 election.

Bukola Saraki pushes Abdulfatah Ahmed out of senate race after PDP’s defeat in by-election

The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, might forego his senatorial ticket for Kwara South Senatorial District for the incumbent Sen. Abdulrafiu Ibrahim as talks within the Dr. Bukola Saraki political family has asked him to step aside.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Anthony Anenih: A personal and political portrait

Anthony Anenih, the political leader, chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, who has died aged 85, was one of the most important figures in the story of Nigeria’s return to civilian rule, and a founding father and a major influence in the party that ruled the country for an unbroken stretch of 16 years.

Jibrilla Bindow: My re-election will end political godfatherism in Adamawa

Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State on Tuesday said his re-election for second term would end “the politics of godfatherism in the state”.

2019: Don’t take Lagos voters for granted – NIM tells Bola Tinubu

The Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM), the umbrella platform of fresh breed political leaders in the emergent third force movement, on Monday cautioned a National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and power brokers in Nigeria to learn from the outcome of the Osun State gubernatorial elections and desist from actions tending towards taking voters for granted.

Akwa [email protected]: Udom Emmanuel warns residents against going back to ‘internal slavery’

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has once again appealed to the people of the state to embrace his administration and reject the opposition.

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Dani Ceballos, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang synergy sink Burnley at Emirates

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The National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB, has released the 2019 May-June NBC-NTC examinations

NABTEB releases 2019 May/June results

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board, has released the 2019 May/June NBC/NTC examinations
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government commences construction work on Redeem Church road

Ebonyi State government has commenced construction work on a 150-metre road leading to the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Gate of Heaven Parish, at the Nkaliki area of Abakaliki, the state capital.

Pipeline surveillance: Ex-agitators urges federal government to fulfil promise to engage them

Ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region are calling on the federal government to fulfill its promise to engage them with pipeline surveillance jobs.