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Ex-militant leader, PDP bicker over Dickson, Sylva political romance

An ex-militant leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Eris Paul, aka General Ogunboss and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are bickering over the alleged political romance between Governor Henry Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum and former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, ahead the November 16 governorship election.
Aminu Masari

Katsina guber: Tribunal affirms Governor Masari’s election, dismisses Senator Lado’s petition

The Katsina State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday affirmed the election of Aminu Bello Masari as the validly elected governor of Katsina State.
Chris Ngige

Senator Ngige: 2021 is end of APGA reign in Anambra

Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige, says the dominance of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, will come to the end in 2021.

Bayelsa guber: PDP youths warns Agip to stop interfering in election

Agip, an oil company in Bayelsa State has been warned to stop interfering in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

Reps minority leader tears PDP BoT apart

Members of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday publicly disagreed over the report of the committee set up to look into the circumstances that led to the emergence of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives against the directive of the party.
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SGF, FCT minister spearhead peace moves in Adamawa APC

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, and the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Bello, have moved to reconcile aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State.

Tribunal upholds Akwa Ibom governor’s victory

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Kogi guber: Umar Bamaiyi urges INEC, police to be fair

Prince Umar Bamaiyi, governorship candidate of All Blending Party (ABP) in the governorship election in Kogi, has called on INEC and security agencies, particularly the police, to be fair to all candidates.

Kogi guber: PDP aspirant heads to court, wants to be declared party candidate

Less than two months to Kogi State governorship election, one of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants, Abubakar Ibrahim, Wednesday headed to court seeking to be declared the candidate of the party.

Bayelsa guber: PDP sets up reconciliation committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has constituted a nine-member committee to reconcile aggrieved members of the party.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Insecurity: Katsina election tribunal relocates to Abuja

The Governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Katsina State has shifted its sitting venue to Abuja.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I went through the most turbulent electoral process

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has said that he went through a more turbulent electoral process than any of his predecessors in the state.

Aisha Alhassan: Why I’m returning to PDP

Former women affairs minister Aisha Alhassan who suffered massive defeat in the 2019 Governorship election in Taraba, says she has completed arrangements to return to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Ex-Women Affairs minister returns to PDP

Former women affairs minister Aisha Alhassan who suffered massive defeat in the 2019 Governorship election in Taraba, has said that she has completed arrangements to return to the People’s Democratic Party.
TIMI ALAIBE

Bayelsa guber: Timi Alaibe sues PDP, demands fresh primary election

An aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, who lost at the primaries, has filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Yenagoa, the state capital challenging the outcome of the poll.

INEC: 52 candidates for Bayelsa guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission says 52 political parties and its candidates are ready to participate in the Bayelsa governorship election on November 16.

INEC: 52 parties to contest Bayelsa, 49 for Kogi guber elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 52 political parties had submitted the lists of candidates that would partake in the forthcoming Bayelsa governorship election, adding 49 would do the same in Kogi State.

South West PDP faults presidential tribunal’s judgement

The South-West zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday expressed its disappointment over the ruling of the Presidential election tribunal which dismissed a case instituted by the candidate of the party during the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.