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Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Aminu Tambuwal: I will back restructuring if elected president

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant and Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has assured Nigerians that he will back the much sought after restructuring by a segment of Nigerians if elected the president of the country in 2019.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Atiku Abubakar: Nigerians are frustrated, disappointed in Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s former vice president and presidential hopeful Atiku Abubakar said Nigerians are frustrated and disappointed in the failure of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to deliver on its promised change agenda.
Davido & Ademola Adeleke

Osun guber: Governance is not for dancers – APC chair

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Osun state does not need a governor who would turn the government house to a disco place.
Moshood Salvador

Primary: Lagos APC picks Moshood Salvador, six others to screen aspirants

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up a seven-man committee to screen aspirants for the Oct. 4 state assembly primary.

Group: Cost of nomination forms undermine youths

The Ready to Run Movement, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) said the high cost of nomination forms and lack of internal party democracy would undermine youths participation in the 2019 general elections.

PDP panel grills presidential aspirants Thursday

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees panel set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants will meet with them (the aspirants) and also screen them on Thursday, it has been gathered.

Sule Lamido calls for President Buhari’s impeachment

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described Nigeria as a sick nation that needs to be salvaged by concerned Nigerians.

Group drums support for Governor Ambode’s re-election

Members of a group, known as Human and Consumer Rights Advocacy Centre, staged rallies in various parts of Lagos on Monday to support Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode’s re-election.

Many dead, several injured in renewed attacks on Nasarawa community

The crisis rocking the Bassa and Egbura communities in Toto local Government Area of Nasarawa State and some neighboring communities in Kogi State have claimed many lives.

PDP inflicting hardship on Abians – APGA

The Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has come down hard on the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, accusing the party of inflicting hardship on the people through misrule.

Ekiti workers accuse Governor Fayose of spending N3 billion on chartered flights

A section of Ekiti State workers under the auspices of Enlightened Workers Forum (EWF) have accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of spending N3 billion on chartered flights across the country in pursuit of political and personal affairs.

Governor ‎Fayose signs 2018 supplementary budget

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday signed the 2018 supplementary budget of N9.9bn into law.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government mulls over 5-year pre-retirement training for civil servants

The Federal Government says it will start a five-year training for intending retirees in the civil service on various businesses which they can engage in after retirement.
National Chairman, APC, Adams Oshiomhole

Vote-buying: Comrade Oshiomhole wants INEC to prosecute ex-President Jonathan

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday insisted that former President Goodluck Jonathan, introduced and perfected vote-buying syndrome into Nigerian politics, calling on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to prosecute him for electoral crime.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

APC: Proper restructuring will be achieved under President Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says restructuring the country will be better achieved under the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Mass turn out of prospective registrants in one of the CVR Centers in Abadan LGA located in BOCOLIS IDP Center Maiduguri, Borno State.Photo TWITTER-INECNIGERIA

2019: Kaduna electorate to set council autonomy as agenda for candidates

The electorate in Kaduna State have agreed to use the much-anticipated local government autonomy as part of agenda for any political candidate that demands their votes in 2019.
African Migrants

UN: Rescued migrants must not be sent back to Libya

Migrants and asylum-seekers rescued while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe should not be sent back to Libya, where they risk “serious abuses,” the UN’s human rights agency has warned.

PDP expands Kano caretaker committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has resolved to expand the Kano State Caretaker committee to accommodate all interests in line with its adherence to the principles of all-inclusiveness.

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Official: Kogi has lost N100 billion to flooding

The Kogi State Government has said the state has lost of N100 billion to the unfortunate flood ravaging some parts of the Confluence State.

Eight soldiers killed, more than 20 injured in Iran parade attack

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