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Nigeria 2019: Notes from the field

Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.
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Ogun elections: APC sweeps 11 local governments out of 15 in governorship poll

The All Progressives Congress has won 11 of the 15 results from the local government areas in the Ogun State governorship election.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Elections: Dapo Abiodun, Babajide Sanwo-Olu head for victory

Prince Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress appears to be heading to victory in the governorship election held in Ogun state on Saturday, just like his counterparts in Lagos, Kwara, Kebbi, Sokoto and Bauchi States.

Election: Governor Akeredolu predicts President Buhari victory

Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, will emerge victorious in the Saturday’s election.

Man nabbed for allegedly clubbing lover to death in Ogun

Police in Ogun State have arrested one Kazeem Adebayo for allegedly clubbing his 30-year-old lover, Abosede Adesanya, to death after snatching the sum of N500,000 from her.
Ibikunle Amosun

Rotimi Paseda: Blame Governor Amosun for water scarcity in Ogun

The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ogun State, Rotimi Paseda, has blamed Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led government for water scarcity in some parts of the state.

Federal government commissions, hands over erosion control project in Ogun

The Federal Government has commissioned a flood and erosion control project in Ago-Iwoye, Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State, with a call on residents of the community to desist from indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainage to prevent flooding in the future.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Jide Sanwo-Olu: Fourth mainland bridge not our priority

Concerned with the seeming slow pace at which some critical road projects are being executed in Lagos State, the governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the construction of Fourth Mainland Bridge would not his priority if elected.
Dapo Abiodun

Elections: APC campaigns receive huge endorsement in Ogun

With wild jubilations, the crowd vigorously endorsed the candidacy of Abiodun as governor and the re-election of President Muhammad Buhari in the coming elections.

Ogun Hausa community declares support for President Buhari

The Hausa community in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun have declared their support for the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ogun APC candidate denies rift in campaign organisation

The campaign organization of Mr Dapo Abiodun, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ogun State, has denied alleged rift in their ranks as well as among the party’s leadership in the state.
Dapo Abiodun

Oba Adetona: Dapo Abiodun best candidate to succeed Ibikunle Amosun

The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, on Tuesday, threw his weight behind the Ogun State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dapo Abiodun and declared him as the best person to succeed the incumbent, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

Multiple accidents kill 4, injure others in Ogun

Multiple road crashes yesterday claimed four lives and left others with degrees of injuries at different parts of Ogun State.

Presidency: Extension of Batch 1 N-Power scheme has no political undertone

Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation, says the extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones.

23 suspected cultists nabbed at initiation ground

No fewer than 23 persons, suspected to be members of a dreaded cult group, have been apprehended by the police in Ogun State.

Ogun guber: Ijebu group vows to resist flouting of APC directive on direct primaries

The association therefore appealed to the party leadership at local, state and federal levels to ensure that the state governors do not hold them to ransom.

Senator Saraki: Nigeria should draw lessons of love, unity from Ojude Oba

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said Nigeria as a nation, should draw lessons of love and unity exemplified by the annual Ojude Oba Festival in order for the country to progress.

PDP BoT condemns call for Senator Saraki’s resignation

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jubrin, thursday condemned the call by the Miyetti Allah’s National Coordinator in Benue State, Alhaji Garus Gololo, that the President of Senate, Bukola Saraki, should resign his position immediately or be forced to do so.

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An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.

N544 million fraud: Court grants EFCC leave to amend charge against ex-SGF, others

An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Bauchi: CSO cautions INEC against subversive reversal

A pro-democracy group, Conscience Nigeria, has warned Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to thread with caution on ‘subversive reversal’ in Bauchi State

Court sacks Delta APC chairman

Prophet Jones Ode Erue, the Delta State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State has been sacked.
Vladimir Antonov

Former Portsmouth FC owner jailed in Russia for bank fraud

A former owner of Portsmouth Football Club has been jailed for two-and-a-half years in Russia for bank fraud.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Adamawa elders commend appointment of SGF Mustapha to head President Buhari’s inauguration

A group of elder statesmen in Adamawa State has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, as Chairman of the Presidential Inauguration Committee for the May 29, 2019 presidential inauguration.