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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Edo guber: Mixed feelings in APC, PDP ahead of primaries

More mixed feelings still reigns in both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the mode of primaries to pick their standard-bearers for the forthcoming governorship primaries.

Edo guber: Itse Sagay backs Adams Oshiomhole, says direct primary more democratic

Professor Itse Sagay, SAN, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Sunday said he is in support of the decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt direct primary method for the selection of the party’s governorship candidate in Edo State.

Crisis worsens in Plateau, Ekiti PDP

Supremacy contest for the soul of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau and Ekiti states has worsened with the parallel structures emerging in both states.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Edo guber: APC NWC approves direct primary election

The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted direct primary for the Edo State governorship election, two members of the NWC said, a move that has been condemned by the state chapter of the party.

Kogi PDP crisis: Group canvasses to declare ex-governor, son as persona non grata

With just a few hours to the tribunal judgement on the rightful winner of the Kogi State Governorship election between the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP, the crisis rocking the PDP seems to be degenerating.
Lawal Shuaibu

Senator Shuaibu: Appointment of APC NWC members illegal

All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Lawal Shuaibu, has described the appointment of national officers of the party as illegal.

PDP releases timetable for Ondo, Edo guber primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has released timetable for the election of its governorship candidates in view of the governorship election in Ondo and Edo states.
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Ogun APC commends court ruling against former state chairman

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has appraised the ruling of an Abuja High Court, which on Monday, set aside the application for interlocutory injunction filed by the chairman of the dissolved state party exco, Chief Derin Adebiyi and other members of his dissolved executives.

Plateau PDP suspends former guber aspirant, seven others

A former governorship aspirant in Plateau State under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Nandom Penap, has been suspended by the party.
Senator Abiodun Olujimi, former senate minority leader, on Thursday, said her victory at the appeal court over Dayo Adeyeye, former spokesman of the senate, is a product of God’s grace.

Olujimi supports Ekiti PDP caretaker committee

Former Senate Minority leader, Mrs. Biodun Olujimi has thrown her weight behind the newly constituted caretaker committee for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State.

PDP appoints new Osun acting chair

Following the suspension of Soji Adagunodo as chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State by the party’s National Secretariat, the Deputy Chairman has been asked to take charge of the party activities in an acting capacity.

Cross River PDP crisis worsens as court orders status quo maintained

The crisis rocking the Cross River state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has continued to fester as some aggrieved members have approached the court seeking for redress in the just-concluded ward and local government congresses.

Tension as Senator Olujimi, Ayo Fayose inaugurate parallel PDP ward executives in Ekiti

The gulf within the Ekiti State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State widened on Thursday as the former governor Ayodele Fayose and Senator Biodun Olujimi inaugurated parallel ward executives.
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Kwara APC rejects Yekini Nabena’s claim on APC national publicity secretary office

All Progressives Congress, APC, chairman, Kwara State chapter, Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa, BOB, has described as shocking, recent claim by Yekini Nabena, a party stalwart, stating that he has taken over office of the publicity secretary of the party at the national level. BOB says that such claims are not only outlandish, but also calculated to bring chaos to the party.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Adams Oshiomhole shuts down APC national secretariat

National chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday, announced the closure of the party national secretariat.
The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP) on Monday directed a partial shutdown of its secretariats across the country with effect from Wednesday.

PDP directs partial shutdown, skeletal activities at secretariats

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday directed a partial shutdown of its secretariats across the country with effect from Wednesday.
Yekini Nabena

Court order: Yekini Nabena takes charge as APC spokesperson

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, has announced his resumption of the position of the party’s spokesperson on acting capacity pending the vacation of the Court judgement restranning Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu from performing as the National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party.

Segun Oni: Why I returned to PDP

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, said his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not driven by desperate quest to be governor in 2022.

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Canadian court disappoints Huawei over CFO’s case

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Military airstrike kills 30 bandits in Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has killed no fewer than 30 bandits and destroyed their logistics store in air strikes conducted on Tuesday in Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara.
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Lagos conducts assessment to revitalise 329 primary healthcare

As part of efforts geared towards the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare, the Lagos State Government has carried out a comprehensive assessment of no fewer than 329 Primary healthcare centres in the State.
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Trading resumes after Eid-el-Fitr celebration with 0.07% growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.