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Cross River bye-election: Court bars PDP NWC from altering delegates list, clears Jarigbe Agom...

The Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, has barred the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from altering the ward and local government chapter exco lists.
Gov Akeredolu with a co-contestant in the Monday governorship primary, Chief Olusola Oke during his visit yesterday in Akure

Ondo guber: Olusola Oke hands structure to Governor Akeredolu

Ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governorship aspirant, Chief Olusola Oke, SAN, has handed over his structures across the 18 local governments to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN.
The Ondo State Government has described as ludicrous a recent claim by one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke, that he made overtures to Governor Rotimi Akerodolu to step down for him ahead of the election.

Governor Akeredolu: Asking me to step down is ridiculous

The Ondo State Government has described as ludicrous a recent claim by one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke, that he made overtures to Governor Rotimi Akerodolu to step down for him ahead of the election.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

APC crisis: Adams Oshiomhole, loyalists meet ahead of NWC meeting

Members of the National Working Committee opposed to the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, have taken up their seats in the conference hall ahead of the crucial meeting.
Adams Oshiomhole and Bola Tinubu

APC crisis: Asiwaju Tinubu declares support for Adams Oshiomhole

A leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has declared support for the embattled national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, over the crisis rocking the party.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

APC crisis: President Buhari consults stakeholders

President Muhammadu Buhari will today make a final decision on the meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for Tuesday next week.

Lagos PDP crisis: Uche Secondus, other NWC members storm court

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus today led members of the National Working Committee (NWC) to Lagos State High Court.

IPAC attacks INEC over parties de-registration

The Inter Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC) has described Thursday’s de-registration of 74 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission as an affront on the judiciary, an abuse of the Court Process and a conscious disregard for the rule of law.

IPAC urges INEC to reverse decision on party de-registration

The Inter Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately reverse its decision on the de-registration of 74 political parties.

Akwa Ibom PDP protests Imo supreme court judgement

Akwa Ibom state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday joined its counterparts across the country to protest what it called unjust and unfair ruling of the Apex court on the governorship of Imo state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Lanre Ogunyemi emerges new Lagos APC secretary

Former Lagos Assembly member Lanre Ogunyemi has been elected as the Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Centre of Excellence.
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Senate to confirm Edward Adamu as AMCON chairman next week

Senate on Wednesday began the Confirmation process of Edward Lametek Adamu as the Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

No APC faction in Rivers – NWC

The National leadership of the All Progressives Congress has insisted that there is no faction of the party in Rivers State.

AMCON chairman loses mum

Alhaja Sarat Banire, mother of the Chairman of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr Muiz Banire, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), passed away Friday night aged 92.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore was arrested for planning a protest – AAC legal adviser

The National Legal Adviser at African Action Congress, Mr. Inibehe Effiong, has said that human rights activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, was arrested because he was planning a protest.
African Action Congress AAC

AAC reaffirms Omoyele Sowore as national chairman

The African Action Congress (AAC) has reaffirmed Omoyele Sowore as its National Chairman, while expelling Mr Leonard Ezenwa, former Treasurer and Secretary of the party.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.
The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of Action Alliance (AA) party rose from several hours meeting in Abuja and clamped an indefinite suspension on the National Chairman and National Secretary of the party, Kenneth Udeze, and James Vernimbe respectively.

Imo guber: Action Alliance withdraws petition against Governor Ihedioha

Action Alliance (AA) party yesterday withdrew its petition against the election of Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, from the Tribunal.

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NFF President Amaju Pinnick has stated that he is not ruling out a bid for the top seat at the Confederation of Africa Football.

Labour insists on reversal of fuel price, electricity tariff hike

The organised labour Thursday insisted that the Federal Government should revert back to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the strike will stand.
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Bayelsa election: Governor Diri, INEC ask appeal court to reverse tribunal’s judgment

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Lagos seeks monthly payment of house rent for residents

The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC recovers N4.16 billion debt owed Nigerian government by lottery companies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered at least N4.16 billion out of the debt owed the federal government by lottery companies.