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2019: APC, coalition of political parties tango over Atiku Abubakar, Muhammadu Buhari in Ekiti

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), and former aspirant for the House of Representatives, Ekiti South constituency 1, Makinde Araoye, and a coalition of bigwigs from several political parties in Ekiti State, have traded tackles on the presidential candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

2019: Yar’Adua/Atiku associates regroup for PDP in Ekiti

Associates of the late Gen. Shehu Musa Yar’Adua under the platform of the Yar’Adua/Atiku Political Family and Friends have regrouped in Ekiti State ahead of 2019 presidential election with the sole objective to rally support for former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in the impending political battle.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police: Ekiti high chief murdered on his farm

A senior traditional chief in Ijero Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti, Adewole Ajayi, was murdered on his farm on Friday, the police say.

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Babatunde Fashola: APC did not promise to transform Nigeria in four years

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.

INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.

Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
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Micheal Obafemi snubs Super Eagles, debut for Ireland

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.