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The All Progressives Congress (APC) Aspirants’ Forum, Kogi Chapter, on Monday rejected the candidature of Gov. Yahaya Bello of the state for a second term in office over alleged bad leadership and non-performance.
Labour and Employment Minister, Dr Chris Ngige, vowed on Thursday never to allow a former labour leader, Mr Frank Kokori, to head the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund.
The internal crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State may have taken a new dimension as the two existing factions in the party have renewed their battles.
Current ministers who excelled during President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term will be considered for automatic appointment into his cabinet during his second term in order to ensure continuity, according to a report.
The Owerri Judicial Division of the Court of Appeal has upturned an earlier judgement of a Federal High Court sitting in Owerri which had faulted the nomination of Sir Okey Ezeh as the Imo State governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the last general elections.
An advocacy group under the aegis of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, on Thursday, went before the Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge decision of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to zone the leadership of the National Assembly in a manner that would exclude the South East region of the country.
A pressure group in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, The Young Flyers (TYF), has called for the lifting of the suspension placed on the state governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), by the National Working Committee of the party, describing the action as ill-advised and unfair.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr Bola Ilori, on Thursday, attributed the crisis in the Ondo State chapter of the party to the alleged unforgiving spirit of the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu.
Lawmakers-elect from Plateau have resolved to support Sen Ahmed Lawan and Rep Femi Gbajabiamila as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives, as directed by the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the inclusion of Justice Joseph Oyewole as a member of the Osun State Governorship Election Appeal Tribunal.
Otito Atikase, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Political Affairs, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and a leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, of being behind the travails of his principal in the party.
Mr Segun Ajiboye, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State yesterday has said that his boss has yet to receive any query from the All Progressives Congress’ National Working Committee.
Ahead of Kogi State governorship election scheduled for November, Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Wednesday, boasted that the winning streak of the party in the just concluded governorship elections would be repeated in the state.
Ahead of the plan by the All Progressive Congress (APC) to zone the speaker of House of Representatives’ slot, Rep Chike Okafor (APC-Imo), on Tuesday, formally declared to run for the position.
All Progressives Congress National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, last night, called the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, the devil, which the APC would never share power with in the 9th National Assembly.
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of strange elements into the nation’s legal system
Nigerian Tobechukwu “Tobi” Phillips just broke a barrier as the first Black valedictorian in Alvin High School’s 125 year history in the Texas high school which was first established in 1894 and integrated with African-American students in 1965.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane, has said fuel subsidies are a huge drain on government’s revenue.
The ECOWAS Task Force on the region’s single currency would meet in June to give the assessment on the studies of the currency, President of the commission, Mr Jean-Claude Brou, has said.
Pep Guardiola insisted on Thursday that he has complete confidence in his bosses at Manchester City ahead of UEFA’s ruling on their participation in the Champions League, as his side prepares for this weekend’s FA Cup final against Watford.