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Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has directed the state’s Commodity, Marketing and Distribution Board to take charge of supplying foodstuff for the boarding secondary school feeding scheme to guarantee its quality.

Supreme Court affirms Bello Matawalle as Zamfara governor

The Supreme Court has dismissed the application of the All Progressives Congress seeking to review the judgement on Zamfara governorship election.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration increased the budgetary allocation for the health sector in the 2020 budget because of his commitment to universal health coverage in the state.

Governor Wike: APC doesn’t mean well for Nigeria

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, for alleging that the PDP is responsible for the attempted removal of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, saying that the allegation is baseless and untrue.
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.

Rivers governor berates Imo counterpart over ‘false allegation’ against PDP

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has berated the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma for alleging that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was responsible for the attempted removal of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, saying that the allegation was baseless and untrue.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court reserves ruling on Zamfara election review application

A five-member panel of justices presided by the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad announced that the date for the judgment will be communicated to parties in the matter.

Imo: What Emeka Ihedioha ought to have done

The recent reaction of the sacked governor of Imo state, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha, to the Supreme Court confirmation of Senator Hope Uzodimma as the duly elected governor of Imo state, was at best a self-deluding inglorious voyage totally blind to the truth, and at worst a hate speech.
Wole Soyinka

Emir Sanusi’s dethronement: Governor Ganduje most notorious public face of disorder – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has blasted Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje over his removal of the Emir, Muhammadu Sanusi II, from the throne, describing the governor as the the most notorious public face of disorder being propelled by the immunity he enjoys.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate wants HND as minimum qualification for president, governors

A bill that proposes Higher National Diploma (HND) as the minimum qualification for citizens seeking to be president or governors, passed second reading on Thursday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bauchi: Political contractors behind my travails – APC chairman

As the leadership crisis that engulfed Bauchi State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) deepens, embattled Chairman of the party in the state, Uba Ahmed Nana has dismissed as insignificant the allegations that some stakeholders of the party are calling for his removal from office because it lost the governorship seat to the PDP.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC condemns PDP over attack on party chairman, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State not to throw the state into anarchy through unguarded utterances by it’s chieftains that are capable of over heating the polity of the state.

PDP to petition NJC over Kogi court’s ruling on governorship primary poll

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has resolved to approach the National Judicial Council, NJC, to sanction Justice John Olorunfemi of the Kogi High Court, for recently nullifying the participation of the party in the 2019 governorship primaries.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: Tight security as Supreme Court hears APC’s motion for judgment review

There is tight security as the Supreme Court commences hearing in the appeal by the All Progressives Congress, its Governorship and Deputy Governorship candidates, seeking a review of the judgment of the apex court that sacked them as governor-elect and deputy governor-elect of Bayelsa.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Zamfara: Coalition asks Supreme Court to return power to APC

A civil rights movement under the aegis of Coalition for the Sustenance of Democracy (CSD), has called on the Supreme Court to return power to the All Progressives Congress (APC) after sacking all its elected officials during the 2019 general elections.
Yekini Nabena

Bayelsa guber: APC insist on fresh election

Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said the profuse commendation that issued from the PDP to the Supreme Court and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following the judgement nullifying the victory of candidate of the APC has given out the main opposition party as double faced and fraudulent.
Adams Oshiomhole

APC demands fresh governorship election in Bayelsa

The party said the swearing-in of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as governor is unconstitutional as he did not meet the mandatory constitutional requirement.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Minister blames APC for Bayelsa loss, says ‘Let’s look inwards’

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to look inwards over the loss of some states to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

Senator Diri: I will reconcile Bayelsans

Senator Douye Diri, governor-elect of Bayelsa State has promised to work toward enhancing the unity of Bayelsans through the reconciliation of various segments of the fragmented state with aim to foster development in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber verdict: PDP governors congratulate Senator Diri

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has congratulated Sen. Diri Duruoye and his running mate, Sen. Lawrence Ewhruojakpo, over the Supreme Court judgment on Bayelsa Governorship election.
Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi

Former Zamfara guber candidate writes IGP, DSS, wants ex-overnor arrested

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate for the 2019 Zamfara State governorship election, Sani Abdulahi Shinkafi, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police demanding immediate arrest and prosecution of the former governor of the State, Abdulaziz Yari, over what he described as incitement and threat to the fragile peace of Zamfara.

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