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Dakuku Peterside: It will be prison or village for Governor Wike after 2019 election

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, says Rivers people will sack Governor Nyesom Wike in the 2019 general elections.

Senator Saraki, Lai Mohammed participate in parallel APC state congress in Kwara

Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, are in serious battle for the soul of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, with both participating in parallel state congress in Ilorin on Saturday, to elect state executives.

Bayelsa government honours Samson SIasia, others

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday expressed commitment to continually utilise sports as a veritable tool to productively engage the youth towards developing their talents.

Governor Ortom: My re-election not worth spilling of blood

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has stated that his desire to seek re-election in the coming general election is not worth spilling the blood of anyone.

Niger Delta University workers retired not sacked – Bayelsa government

The Bayelsa State Government has declared that the over-aged workers of the state owned Niger Delta University, Amassoma were retired from service by the management of the Institution in accordance with the civil service rule not sacked as being rumoured.

Governor Ganduje resolves Kano assembly crisis

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has reconciled the two warring factions of the state House of Assembly.

Vice President Osinbajo reassures Benue people of security

Vice President Yemi Osibajo has denied claims that the killings in Benue were the outcome of a planned agenda to eliminate the people.

Governor Ikpeazu charges new Abia HOS to be effective, productive

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has charged the new Head of Service, HoS, of the state, Sir Onyi Wamah, to be effective and productive in the discharge of his duties.

Alleged N3.2 billion fraud: Prosecution closes case against Kalu, others

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Friday closed its case against a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu and two others charged with N3.2 billion fraud.

Governor Okorocha, APC Imo leaders meet Vice President Osinbajo over ward congresses

Leaders of APC in Imo State on Thursday met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa behind closed doors without Gov. Rochas Okorocha.

N9.7 billion fraud: Court admits more evidence against ex-Governor Suswam

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted additional documents in evidence in the 32-count charge preferred against former Benue Governor, Gabriel Suswam, by the Federal Government.

Herders, farmers strike peace deal in Enugu

Cattle breeders and farmers in Enugu State on Thursday, entered into an agreement that will ensure enduring peaceful coexistence between the two groups.

Ekiti guber: Minister Fayemi congratulates PDP candidate

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development and governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola, on his emergence as the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) standard-bearer for the July 14, governorship election in the state.

Kaduna PDP chairman hits back at Governor El-Rufai for cursing senators

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Mr. Hassan Hyat, has hit back at Governor Nasir el-Rufai for cursing the three senators from the state.

UN forum on Lake Chad crisis kicks off in Borno

The United Nations-backed forum on the crisis in the Lake Chad Basin region has commenced, in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State.

Governor Okorocha orders arrest of APC congress committee for missing materials

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has directed the State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, to arrest and prosecute all members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Committee that conducted the Saturday ward congress in the state for their alleged role in the stealing of materials intended for the election.

Thai activists vow to march on coup anniversary

Thai pro-democracy activists Saturday vowed to march on the seat of government to mark the fourth anniversary of a military coup, comparing the junta leader to Pinocchio for not holding promised elections.

Controversies trail APC ward congress in Bauchi

A faction of the All Progressives Party (APC) in Bauchi State loyal to House Speaker Yakubu Dogara has warned the chairman of the Ward and Local Government Congress Committee, Dr Tony Macfoy, to abide by the guidelines of the party during the conduct of the ward congress in the state.

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APC Congress: 36-member executive elected in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, in a rescheduled state congress on Monday in Port Harcourt, elected a 36-member executive through voice vote.

PDP plans familiarisation tour of Oyo

The leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State with other bigwigs in the party have concluded plans to begin a familiarisation tour across the 33 local government chapters of the state party.