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Bala Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed: Sacking of Emeka Ihedioha unsettled me momentarily

Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State said on Tuesday that the sacking of Imo Governor Emeka Ihedioha by the Supreme Court rattled him momentarily as he had feared same fate might befall him.

PDP threatens civil disobedience over ‘nation’s drift’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened nationwide civil disobedience over what it described as dangerous drift in the affairs of the nation.
A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Zamfara APC felicitates with Hope Uzodinma over Supreme Court judgement

The Zamfara chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated Sen. Hope Uzodinma, APC’s candidate in the Imo Governorship contest, over his victory at the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Imo guber: Uche Nwosu withdraws appeal against Imo governor’s election

Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in the March 9, 2019 Imo election, Uche Nwosu, has withdrawn the appeal he filed against the election of Governor Emeka Ihedioha.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike: I won’t impose anyone on Rivers in 2023

Barrister Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, says he will not impose a candidate on the people of the state at the end of his second term.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court halts proceedings in governorship election disputes over judge’s ill health

The much-anticipated hearing of the appeals in relation to the disputed governorship elections in about seven states by the Supreme Court has ended abruptly.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Tever Akase, has declared that he has no governorship ambition ahead of 2023.

I have no governorship ambition – Benue governo’s aide

The Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Tever Akase, has declared that he has no governorship ambition ahead of 2023.
Plateau Youths under the umbrella of Jos South Advocates for Democracy and Good Governance have rejected the tenure elongation for Caretaker Committee Chairmen for Jos South, Jos North, Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State for a period of six months.

Jos South youths reject 6 months tenure elongation for caretaker chairmen

Plateau Youths under the umbrella of Jos South Advocates for Democracy and Good Governance have rejected the tenure elongation for Caretaker Committee Chairmen for Jos South, Jos North, Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State for a period of six months.
PDP Chairman in Edo, Chief Dan Orbih

Edo PDP rejects ‘high fees’ to purchase forms

The PDP in Edo State rose from its stakeholders’ meeting in Benin on Friday, rejecting “the high fees to purchase forms as released by the national working committee of the party’’.

Group: Death of Kogi PDP woman leader burnt alive must not be swept under...

An international NGO, Centre for Information Technology and Development, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that he diligently followed to the end the prosecution of those held for the death of the Kogi PDP woman leader, Mrs Acheju Abuh, to serve as a deterrent to others.

Kogi polls: Legal battles set to commence at tribunal

Legal battles over the outcome of the November 16 polls in Kogi is set to begin in the next few days with the constitution of the governorship and National Assembly election petition tribunal to handle petitions arising from the election.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Edo guber: APC, PDP presence can’t intimidate us – PPN aspirant

Governorship aspirant under the platform of Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN), Mr. John Darlington Iyoha, yesterday, said his political party is not intimidated by the presence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) or the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that has gained ground in the state because of it long stay over the years in the state
Alex Otti

Alex Otti suggests ways to reduce cost of governance

Former Group Managing Director of defunct Diamond Bank and the 2019 Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Alex Otti, has called for the reduction of cost of governance in Nigeria.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Kogi elections: Coalition urges INEC to create more polling units

A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.

PDP BoT tasks NWC to investigate party’s poor showing in Bayelsa, Kogi elections

The Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, late Thursday night, tasked the National Working Committee, NWC, to investigate party leaders whose antics cost the PDP the governorship seats in the recently concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Olorogun Oshasha urges APC to remain steadfast in quest to take over Delta in...

Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, have urged party remain steadfast in their quest to work towards taking over Governorship seat from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2023.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor targets N1 billion IGR monthly

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, is targeting to increase the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from the current N800 million to N1 billion monthly.
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Emperor Jarret Tenebe, has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state citing what he described as unseriousness of the leadership of the party to win elections.

Edo guber: Emperor Tenebe resigns from PDP to join Adams Oshiomhole in APC

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Emperor Jarret Tenebe, has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state citing what he described as unseriousness of the leadership of the party to win elections.

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Lassa fever: NMA faults Nigeria’s preparedness for disease outbreaks

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

MURIC: Amotekun should not target any group for victimization

THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.

PANDEF: Federal government should overhaul security architecture

Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
China has sent 450 military medical staff, including professionals who have experience in the fight against SARS or Ebola, to the novel coronavirus hardest-hit city of Wuhan.

China sends medics to Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises to 80

Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.

Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.