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Babajide Sanwo-Olu

2019: APC clears Jide Sanwo-Olu, Dapo Abiodun, Toye Cole, 21 others for governorship poll

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has cleared 24 governorship candidates for the 2019 election.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

2019: APC NWC clears 24 governorship candidates

Following the Governorship Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the country, the Party’s National Working Committee (NWC) at its meeting held on Thursday, 4th October, 2018, ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and adopts the under-listed as Governorship candidates of the APC for the forthcoming 2019 general elections

Niger guber: Ahmed Ibeto, Umar Nasko, Muazu Sudan pick PDP nomination forms

The stage is now set for a battle royale for the ticket of who becomes the standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 governorship election in Niger State following the collection of nomination forms by three of the five aspirants.
Umar Nasko

Umar Nasko joins Niger governorship race

After weeks of speculations, the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the 2015 governorship election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has joined the 2019 governorship race.

2019: Governor Sani-Bello declares for second term

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has formally declared his intention to seek for second term in office.

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Kashim Ibrahim Imam

Boko Haram: Kashim Imam pledges N1 billion for reconstruction, resettlement

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Kashim Imam, on Monday pledged to contribute N1 billion to facilitate rehabilitation, reconstruction and resettlement of communities ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote Cement targets 2019 for listing on London Stock Exchange

Africa’s biggest cement producer, Dangote Cement, plans to be listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2019.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi sets up educational fund for slain journalist’s children

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has set up a N3 million for the three children of the late Vice Chairman of the Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Comrade Samuel Nweke.
Michael Carrick

Michael Carrick: I was depressed for two years after Champions League final mistake

Former Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says he suffered from depression for two years after the Red Devils lost to Barcelona in the 2009 Champions League final.

Robbery suspects kill police officer in Cross River

Tragedy struck the Cross River State Police Command as a police officer, Inspector Ebri Ogban, was shot dead by armed bandits.