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Governor Al-Makura: I will not sponsor any candidate in 2019

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says that he will not sponsor any candidate as his successor in 2019.

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum demands IGP, INEC chairman’s sack

Worried by the audacious refusal of the police to submit to civil authority and the doubt over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections in 2019, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded the immediate sack of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu.

Governor Obaseki threatens to sanction council chief over over poor condition of health centre

The governor said it was unfortunate that local government councils have failed to do more than paying workers’ salaries and in discharging other mandates to justify their existence.

Ekiti shootings: Police dismiss trigger-happy cop

The trigger-happy policeman that released the shots that injured a former member of the House of Representatives, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, and five others at a reception rally by All Progressives Congress for its governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has been dismissed from the Force.

#NotTooYoungToRun: Senator Ekweremadu explains why age qualification for governor, senate not reduced

The deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, says it is important that the age qualification for the senate and president are the same.

Not Too Young To Run Movement seeks reduction of age for Senate, Governorship

The Not Too Young To Run Movement has called on members of the National Assembly to review its vote on the age qualification for the senate and governors.

Tunji Felder: No crack in Ondo APC

A senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, Dr Olatunji Felder, has denied any crack in the party in the state.

President Buhari signs Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill into law

Buhari signed the bill into law at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, barely two days after he promised to do so.

Akwa Ibom government constructs 1, 701km roads, 35 bridges

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom said his administration has constructed about 1,701 kilometers of roads and built 35 bridges across the state in the last three years.

Governor Okowa: Nigerians still far from where they ought to be

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has lamented that Nigerians are currently challenged as a nation because they are still far from where they ought to be.

Presidency: Ex-President Obasanjo’s government used police, DSS to oust governors

The Presidency again took on the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday and accused one of its former Presidents of illegal removal of state governors.

How I preached while in detention – Senator Jang

Former governor of Plateau state, Jonah Jang, who was granted bail Thursday morning by the Plateau state high court in Jos, has described his detention in prison for one week on the order of the court as an act of illegality.

The impending implosion of APC

The extent of this implosion became more evident during the party’s recent state congresses. Parallel congresses were held in more than 10 states, there were reports of boycotts, violence and general confusion.

Texas residents seek spiritual aid as mass murder rocks school

Grief-stricken families in southwestern Texas gathered in churches throughout Santa Fe on Sunday seeking spiritual succour following a massacre at the town’s high school, the nation’s latest mass shooting.

Rivers government plans Read Madrid Academy in Port Harcourt

The Rivers State Government has agreed a partnership with Spanish giants Real Madrid to set up an academy in Port Harcourt, Governor Nyesom Wike has announced.

PDP: Governor Aregbesola squandered N6.3bn as office overhead cost in a year

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State has accused Governor Rauf Aregbesola of expending the sum of N6,367, 390, 350.64 (Six billion, three hundred and sixty seven million, three hundred and ninety thousand, three hundred and fifty naira, sixty four kobo) in 2016 as overhead cost in his office.

APC convention: Ex-Governor Oshiomhole declares chairmanship ambition today

The immediate past governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, will today declare his ambition to run for the national chairmanship of All Progressives Congress, APC.

Ex-Governor Oyinlola resigns from ruling APC

After months of waiting game, the former Governor of Osun State and Acting Coordinator of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has formally resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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