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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Edo guber: Mixed feelings in APC, PDP ahead of primaries

More mixed feelings still reigns in both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the mode of primaries to pick their standard-bearers for the forthcoming governorship primaries.

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.

Edo APC: Why we endorsed Charles Idahosa as chairman – LG chairmen

Following the crisis in Edo State and suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, by a faction of the party, 18 chairmen in the state under the banner of the Edo APC Local Government Chairmen’s Forum, last week, endorsed Charles Idahosa, a former Commissioner for Information as the new party leader in the state.

Imo PDP chairman Charles Ezekwem dumps party

The Imo state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Charles Ezekwem, has dumped his party, PDP.

Ahmed Gulak: Rochas Okorocha offered me $2 million bribe for Uche Nwosu’s certificate of...

The last may not have been heard about the fallout of the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2019 Imo State governorship primaries as the chairman of the Primary Election committee, Ahmed Gulak, has alleged that the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, offered him $2 million bribe to deliver certificate of return to his anointed aspirant, Uche Nwosu.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

How APC candidate Lyon can win Bayelsa – ex-agitator

Former militant leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Eris Paul, popularly known as Ogunboss, has warned leaders of the party against carefree attitude in their approach to win the November 16 governorship election.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

David Lyon’s popularity alone can’t win Bayelsa for APC – ex-militant leader

Ex-militant leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Eris Paul, popularly known as Ogunboss, has warned leaders of the party against carefree attitude in their approach to win the November 16 governorship election.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Senator Adeyemi: It’s too late for Atiku Abubakar to resolve Kogi PDP crisis

Some of the aggrieved aspirants have gone to court to challenge the outcome of the primaries, with one of the defeated aspirants, Senator Dino Melaye turning down an offer to lead the PDP campaign ahead of the November 16 governorship election.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Bayelsa guber primaries: Yobe governor appointed returning officer

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has been appointed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to serve as Returning Officer for the Bayelsa APC Governorship Primaries.

Bayelsa governor’s group overruns Timi Alaibe, others in PDP ward congress

The Governor Henry Seriake Dickson led political camp (aka Restoration Team) over the weekend defeated the campaign organisation of Chief Timi Alaibe and other aspirants in the just concluded People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Ward Delegate Congress ahead the September 3 governorship primaries in the state.

Bayelsa guber: PDP moves against alleged plans to hijack delegates

Following the crack in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over alleged fears of hijack of delegates by aspirants for the governorship primaries election scheduled for September 3, the Balyesa State Chapter of the party has directed that delegates be placed in designated hotels in Yenagoa, the state capital, to forestall such plan.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi APC primaries: Court orders parties to stay action

Justice Taiwo Taiwo gave the order while ruling on an ex parte motion with file number: CS/833/19 brought before him by the applicants Destiny Aromeh, Isa Abubakar, Noah Aku and Joy Onu, who are members of the party.
A retired army general, Major General Patrick Ademu Akpa (Rtd) has joined the race to the Lugard house in Kogi State

General Akpa joins Kogi guber race

The retired army general from Kogi East said he is in the race following calls from his people to deliver them from bad leadership being perpetuated by the present administration.

Ogun APC: Adams Oshiomhole plotting to foist his candidate on us

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday complained about the “frustrating and unsatisfactory treatment” meted out to it by the National Working Committee of the party over the governorship primaries.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, flanked the Chairman, APC National Working Committee (NWC) Panel for the Primary Election in Lagos, Mr. Clement Ebri (left) and APC Lagos Chairman, Alhaji Tunde Balogun (right) during a visit to the Governor by the NWC Panel ahead of the Party’s primary election, at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday.

Lagos APC guber: Akinwunmi Ambode tasks national leadership to ensure level playing ground for...

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday tasked the panel appointed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct the Governorship Primaries in the State to do all within its powers to ensure a level playing field for all aspirants in the contest.

Lagos guber: Solomon Adeola backs Jide Sanwo-Olu

Less than 24 hours to the rescheduled Governorship Primaries of APC in Lagos State, Sen. Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos West), has joined in declaring support for Babajide Sanwo-Olu in his bid to fly the party’s flag in the 2019 Lagos State governorship election.
Akin Ambode

Lagos APC guber: Akinwunmi Ambode calls for credible primaries, describes Jide Sanwo-Olu unfit to...

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday tasked the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress to ensure that the Governorship Primaries initially scheduled to hold on Monday (Today) in the State is free, fair and credible.

Rivers APC adopts direct primaries for governorship aspirants in Ahoada East

Direct Primaries was on Sunday adopted in the ongoing governorship primaries for aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers.

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