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Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Election: PDP advises General Buratai not to drag military into politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.

Group accuses INEC of tampering with materials in Kwara

Group known as Kwara Advancement Initiative has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of tampering with sensitive election materials meant for the conduct of the rescheduled presidential and national assembly elections in Kwara state

Ministerial appointment: Doyin Okupe deserves award in fiction writing – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described a statement issued by the Special Adviser (Media) to the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, in which he bold-facedly credited Senate President Bukola Saraki with the appointment of Alhaji Mohammed as Minister as nothing but a fiction.

British MPs: Facebook ‘knowingly’ violated data privacy laws

British MPs have accused Facebook of "intentionally and knowingly" violating data privacy laws and called for a code of ethics to regulate social media platforms to limit the spread of fake news.
Mohammed Danjuma Goje

Election: Plans thickens to unseat Senator Goje as six parties support PDP candidate

The Media and Publicity Committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organization in Gombe state, Alhaji Dahiru Hassann Kera, says the party is not disturbed by the postponement of the Presidential and NASS election by one week.

IPOB claims its election boycott call off forced INEC into late polls cancellation

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that the late called-off of the election boycott declared by its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, forced the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Federal government to postpone the scheduled election.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Charles Dokubo: No terminal date for Amnesty Programme

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has once again assured that no terminal date has been set for the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
Umar Nasko

Niger PDP governorship candidate re-arraigned over N4.5 billion fraud

The q of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Umar Nasko and the state’s former governor, Babangida Aliyu were on Thursday re-arraigned before a Minna high court for alleged fraud.

CACOL backs EFCC on ‘no debit’ order placed on Bola Shagaya’s bank account

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has thrown its weight behind the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for ‘freezing’ a Unity Bank account allegedly containing N1.9 billion belonging to Hajiya Bola Shagaya, a society lady and businesswoman.
Abubakar Malami

AGF: I didn’t ask INEC to postpone Zamfara election

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Thursday, denied media reports that he wrote the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone all the forthcoming general elections apart from the presidential poll in Zamfara State.

Former PDP chairman arrested in Kaduna

Alhaji Yaro Makama Rigachikun, former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna, has been arrested.
Bola Tinubu

Asiwaju Tinubu: It is unthinkable that I will leave APC

An All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, said he had no plans of leaving the party as being insinuated by some reports based on a video clip from the Ogun rally.
Bola Tinubu

Asiwaju Tinubu condemns attacks on APC rally

An All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, says the recent attack on the APC rally in Ogun was disrespectful to the office of the Nigerian President.

NOUN appoints ex-army spokesman Sani Usman as faculty member

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has appointed retired Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman as Faculty member of its Business School.
Peter Afunanya

DSS warns politicians, stakeholders against violence, hate speech

The Department of State Services (DSS), has warned that it will identify and arrest criminals, their collaborators, politicians and other stakeholders involved in hate speech, whose activities are counter to achieving peaceful and orderly 2019 general elections.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje: INEC, APC colluding to disenfranchise non-indigenes in Lagos

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje, has accused officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of colluding with the All Progressives Congress, APC, to disenfranchise non-indigenes resident in Lagos.

IPOB: We’ve no problem with Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday said he had no problem with Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition in Nigeria.

INEC: 5,987 PVCs, 297 ballot boxes, others destroyed in Plateau inferno

Imahiyereobo said that a management team of the commission, led by the Administrative Secretary, Mr. Gbadamasi Rasheed, went to the scene of the fire outbreak to have an on-the-spot assessment of the incident, adding that the new state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Isaac Akinmoyede, was also on ground on Sunday morning to assess the situation.

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Joseph Kabila

Party leaders sign loyalty pledge to ex-president Kabila

Democratic Republic of Congo ex-president Joseph Kabila, who yielded power to Felix Tshisekedi after December elections, moved Wednesday to assert his political clout, making the leaders of his FCC coalition sign a loyalty pledge.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Election: PDP advises General Buratai not to drag military into politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.

Elections: INEC promises automatic employment to exceptional NYSC members

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has pledged automatic employment to members of the National Youth Sevice Corps, NYSC, who are outstanding during the general elections, starting from Saturday.

Minister: Federal government intervention to rescue Arik Air, Aero saved jobs

The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, yesterday said the federal government interventions in Arik Air and Aero Contractors airlines saved the Nigeria aviation sector from witnessing what would have been huge job loses.