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The National Chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Oye and the National Secretary of the party, Mr. Labaran Maku, were returned.

Convention: Victor Oye re-elected APGA national chairman

Members of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, have been sworn in, to pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde proscribes NURTW, takes over motor parks

Following the spate of violence across Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in recent times, Governor Seyi Makinde has proscribed the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state.

APGA chieftain calls for reconciliation ahead of party’s national convention May 27

Former Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Nkwa Onwuka, has called for the reconciliation of all aggrieved party members ahead of its May 27 National Convention.

SDP: Only party renegades endorsed President Buhari – Jerry Gana

A former Minister of Information, Prof Jerry Gana, on Friday said only “renegade members” of the party took part in the Thursday meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee where the decision to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari was taken.

Olu Falae: I didn’t resign my position as SDP chairman

The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has denied resigning his position as the national chairman of the party.

2019: Negotiate with us or forget Ogun – Buruji Kashamu tells PDP

The Senator representing Ogun East senatorial District and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Buruji Kashamu, has declared that it is either the National Working Committee of the party negotiates with his faction of the party or there will be nothing for them in 2019 elections.

PDP: Peter Obi’s performance at debate has improved our party’s profile

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Sunday that the sterling performance of Peter Obi, its vice presidential candidate, in Friday’s vice presidential debate held in Abuja had greatly improved the rating of the party in Nigeria and in the international community.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Olusegun Obasanjo’s kinsmen endorse Atiku Abubakar

The presidential campaign of former Vice President and PDP flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar, received a further boost at the weekend with a special endorsement from the kinsmen of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, during the National Convention of Owu descendants Union held in Iwo Town, Osun State.

Court upholds appointment of Henry Nwabueze as YDP acting national chairman

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Fridays, upheld the appointment of Chief Henry Nwabueze, as acting National Chairman of the Young Democratic Party.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: I’m convinced 2019 election is for PDP to win

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says he is convinced beyond any doubt that 2019 elections will be a victory walk for the PDP.

Labour Party accuses NLC, TUC of planning to organise illegal convention

Labour Party, LP, has accused Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, of planning to organise an “illegal and unconstitutional convention”.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode: Lagos remains gateway to Nigerians’ prosperity

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State said at the weekend that the state has, over the years, emerged as a viable gateway for honest and genuine businessmen and women to invest and make good return on their investments.

2019: Sule Lamido may withdraw support for Atiku Abubakar – aide

Ex-governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, may withdraw support for the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in the upcoming presidential election, an aide has claimed.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode: Only leaders with integrity can drive Nigeria’s economic growth

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Wednesday, said if Nigeria must develop and have sizable improvement in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), people of good conscience and high integrity must be at the drivers’ seat in all spheres of the economy.

Babangida Aliyu: All PDP candidates are sellable

A former Niger State Governor, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has declared that all the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that emerged from the national convention and state primary elections “are sellable candidates that will win the 2019 general election”.

Ejike Mbaka: Muhammadu Buhari is change, but Atiku Abubakar is bureau de change

Mbaka described Atiku as bureau de change, according to him, because of the foreign currencies that allegedly exchanged hands at the National Convention of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, before the ex-VP emerged the party’s presidential candidate.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP director Godwin Duru resigns, says party hijacked by cabals

The Director, Foreign and Diaspora Affairs of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dr Godwin Duru, has alleged that the party had been hijacked by cabals.

2019: Labour Party will not field candidates – spokesman

The Labour Party says it will not field any candidate for the 2019 General Elections as the party could not hold an all-inclusive National Convention as directed by the court.

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Kaduna government earmarks N1.8 billion for foreign, local scholarship

The Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board, Jummai Dikko, said the board has earmarked over N1.8 billion for foreign and local scholarship to students from the state.
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Alex Iwobi vows to score goals for Everton

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Census: Kenya becomes first African country to recognise intersex people

Saturday and Sunday have been scheduled by the Kenyan government for the general headcount of its citizens. For the first time, the intersex people will also be counted by the government officials making it the first African country to recognise such gender.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Official: 12 killed in southeast Niger Boko Haram attack

The attack on Friday night in the border district of Gueskerou is the latest to hit the Diffa region near Lake Chad, which is crisscrossed by fighter groups and traffickers.
Filipe Luis claims he had the chance to join Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund or Paris Saint-Germain this year before opting to return home to Brazil with Flamengo.

Filipe Luis claims he rejected Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund moves before joining Flamengo

Filipe Luis claims he had the chance to join Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund or Paris Saint-Germain this year before opting to return home to Brazil with Flamengo.