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Yekini Nabena

Campaign funds: PDP, Atiku Abubakar in dilemma – APC

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Yekini Nabena, has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party and its the presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, are facing serious difficulties raising funds for the 2019 election campaigns.

APC: PDP recruiting thugs, fake observers for Kwara election

Ahead of the By-election for Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-ero Federal Constituency in Kwara, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has allegedly accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of importing thugs to disrupt the exercise.
Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Aisha Buhari: Education will end early marriages

Education has been identified as a solution to the problem of early marriages in Africa. This position was made known by wife of the President of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, while receiving female delegates of the Africa Parliamentary Union, at the State House, Abuja on Wednesday 7th November, 2018.

Aisha Buhari advocates education to end child marriage

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, has called for the education of the girl child to end the menace of child marriage in parts of Nigeria.
One hundred aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dragged Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, to the federal high court, Akure over the primary elections in Ondo state.

100 aspirants drag Adams Oshiomhole, Ondo APC, INEC to court over primaries

One hundred aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dragged Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, to the federal high court, Akure over the primary elections in Ondo state.

Official: Abuja Municipal APC primary election free, fair, credible

Chief press secretary to the chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Chief Dayo Lawal, has described the just concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in the council as free, fair and credible.
President Buhari with R-L: Dr Iyi Uwadiae Registrar WAEC, Olutise Adenipekun Head Nig. Nat. Office WAEC, Head Public Affairs WAEC Abiodun Aduloju and Zonal Coordinator WAEc Abuja Olufemi Oke as he receives Attestation and confirmation of result from West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) registrar in State House on 2nd Nov 2018

2019: PDP tells Muhammadu Buhari, APC to be ready to accept defeat

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari to abide by his undertaking to accept the outcome of the 2019 Presidential election which, by all indices, would be overwhelmingly won by its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Peter Obi

Igbo group set to mobilise 20 million Ndigbo for 2019 elections

No less than 20 million Igbo across the country will be mobilised to exercise their civic rights in the 2019 general elections. This is just as restructuring will be a cardinal agenda for the Ndigbo in the elections.
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 8

Situation Room accuses APC of inflating Muhammadu Buhari’s primary election votes

The Nigeria Civil Society Coalition, under the auspices of Situation Room, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of allocating unrealistic votes to President Muhammadu Buhari during its recently held presidential primary election.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun West APC: Ibikunle Amosun using Adekunle Akinlade to perpetrate third term agenda

Elders and stakeholders of the Ogun West chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ogun State, have accused Governor Ibikunle Amosun, of “using Yewa Awori person to perpetrate his third term agenda”.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his speech during the 120th Philippine navy anniversary celebration in Manila on May 22, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - TED ALJIBE

Philippine judge rejects Rodrigo Duterte push for critic’s arrest

A Philippine judge rejected on Monday an effort by President Rodrigo Duterte to arrest one of his fiercest critics, a decision hailed by opponents as a check on the leader and a victory for the rule of law.
Deryck Shaw

New Zealand football chief Deryck Shaw resigns over bullying scandal

The president of New Zealand Football, Deryck Shaw, has resigned in the wake of a bullying scandal surrounding the national women's team.
Senator Dino Melaye, with Ben Murray Bruce, at his back arguing with the police on Friday 5 October

Protest: Bukola Saraki, Dino Melaye, Ben Bruce drag Ibrahim Idris to court

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, Senator Dino Melaye and Senator Ben Murray-Bruce have dragged the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to court.

Plateau NUJ accuses Nigerian Army of indiscriminate arrests, intimidation over missing General Idris Alkali

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Plateau State Council, has accused the Nigeria Army of indiscriminate arrests, intimidation and harassment of Plateau residents in its search for missing Maj. Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd).
Owolabi Salis

2019: Lagos AD’s Owolabi Salis identifies impediments to general elections

The Lagos State Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate, High Chief Owolabi Salis, have listed vote-buying, rigging violence, intimidation and insecurity as some of the factors capable of disrupting the 2019 general election especially in Lagos.
Adams Oshiomhole

APC: Direct primaries in FCT not negotiable

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has said that conducting direct primaries to pick the party’s Federal Capital Territory Senatorial candidate for 2019 election is not negotiable.
A picture taken on September 22, 2018 shows an electoral officer raising a ballot to count results in a ward after the Osun State gubernatorial election in Ede, near Osogbo, Osun State in southwest Nigeria. The Osun election is seen as a litmus test for the president's popularity as he seeks a second term in February. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Osun election: Police appeared compromised during rerun – NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association said the police appeared compromised during the conduct of the September 27 supplementary governorship election in Osun State.
President Buhari participates at the 58th Independence Day Celebration at Eagle's Square Abuja on 1st Oct 2018 6

Muhammadu Buhari sets out pitch for re-election in keynote speech

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari on Monday made his final independence day address to the nation before elections next year, effectively setting out his government's manifesto as he seeks a second term.

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Drama in court as woman makes u-turn on divorce, begs for mercy

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AFCON: South Africa fans shun Super Eagles match

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Gabon opposition party raises temperature on Ali Bongo’s health

A Gabonese opposition party on Tuesday accused the government of peddling a "lie" over the health of President Ali Bongo after he was hospitalised in Saudi Arabia nearly three weeks ago.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 05, 2018 shows former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski arriving at a courthouse in Skopje on October 5, 2018. - Macedonia's former prime minister Nikola Gruevski, who has been sentenced to a two-year jail term for abuse of power, said on November 13, 2018, he was in Hungary where he has requested political asylum. Macedonian authorities on November 12, 2018, issued an arrest warrant for Gruevski, 48, after he failed to turn up to jail to serve his sentence. (Photo by Robert ATANASOVSKI / AFP)

Wanted Macedonian leader says seeking asylum in Hungary

Macedonia's former prime minister Nikola Gruevski, who has been sentenced to jail for abuse of power, said Tuesday he was in Hungary where he has requested political asylum.