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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.
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.
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.
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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Lawal Shuaibu, has described the appointment of national officers of the party as illegal.
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.
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.
A former governorship aspirant in Plateau State under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Nandom Penap, has been suspended by the party.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission have announced the #SafeHome campaign designed to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Canadian court ruled against Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Wednesday in her extradition case to the US on fraud charges.
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.
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.
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.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,261.
Leaders of the G-7 nations are considering U.S. President Donald Trump’s idea of meeting for an in-person summit, perhaps next month, while the world continues to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has relaxed some of the restrictions imposed on the territory’s markets in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, adding an extra day of operations as well as approving the opening of more sections of the markets.
President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte.
Nigerian Football Ambassador and former Super Eagles striker Daniel Amokachi has brought huge relieve to thousands of Kaduna residents by distributing food items and other provisions to ward off the effect of the covid-19 lockdown.