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Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.

Speaker Dogara: Nigeria’s problem is leadership, not corruption

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House of Representatives, said in Abuja on Tuesday that Nigeria’s real problem was lack of leadership and not corruption as was widely claimed.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, others bag awards for exemplary leadership

Arrangements have been concluded to honour the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and three others with special media awards.
President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-5

2019: Kogi youths promise to support Buhari, Osinbajo

Members of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Kogi chapter, on Tuesday promised to support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo in the 2019 presidential election.

John Oyegun: Muhammadu Buhari rebuilding nation’s foundation towards economic prosperity

John Odigie-Oyegun, former APC National Chairman, has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration is rebuilding the foundation of the country towards economic prosperity.
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Muhammadu Buhari raises alarm over ‘misuse’ of social media

President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted Nigerians on the challenges and danger associated with the misuse of what he described as “today’s world of social media.’’
President Buhari meets with Nigerians in Diaspora at the Sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 27th Sep 2018 4

Nigerian doctors in US pledge to scale up Nigeria health indices

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America pledged to assist Nigeria scale up her health indices and boost healthcare delivery.
A senatorial aspirant for the Abia South senatorial district under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chinedu Onyeizu, has said that his aspiration to represent his people at the Red Chambers of the National Assembly goes beyond the issues surrounding missing leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Chinedu Onyeizu: My senatorial aspiration more than bailing Nnamdi Kanu

A senatorial aspirant for the Abia South senatorial district under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chinedu Onyeizu, has said that his aspiration to represent his people at the Red Chambers of the National Assembly goes beyond the issues surrounding missing leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

Primate Okoh urges federal government not to abandon Leah Shuaibu, Chibok girls

The Primate of The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, has appealed to the Federal Government not to forget Leah Shuaibu and the remaining Chibok girls in Boko Haram captivity.

Group: Cost of nomination forms undermine youths

The Ready to Run Movement, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) said the high cost of nomination forms and lack of internal party democracy would undermine youths participation in the 2019 general elections.
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2019: Akwa Ibom Christian youths endorse President Buhari, Nsima Ekere

Akwa Ibom Christian youths under the aegis of Christian Youths Leaders Assembly, weekend, endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for the 2019 presidential and governorship elections on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC.

Senator Ekweremadu clarifies ‘Senate for life’ comment

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has clarified which he was reported to have made while speaking at an event organised by the Not Too Young To Run Movement.
Nigeria's senate president Bukola Saraki said Thursday that the need to urgently reposition Nigeria for a better future was the major reason behind his decision to contest for the presidency.

2019: Group pledges ‘total’ support for Senator Saraki

A Saraki Support Group, #SNIGERIA FIRST has pledged its support dor the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, in the face of what it termed ‘hostility’ against him (Saraki).

Envoy: President Buhari deserves commendation for signing ‘Not-Too-Young-To-Run’ bill

Nigeria’s Ambassador to the US, Justice Sylvanus Nsofor (rtd), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for not excluding his office in signing the ‘Not-Too-Young-to-Run’ bill into law.

Prelate: Methodist church to mobilise support for young political office aspirants

The Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Uche, says the church will mobilise support for young Nigerians aspiring to political leadership in 2019.

2019: NYCN raises the alarm over plots to impose politicians’ children on Nigerians

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has alerted the nation of moves by some desperate politicians in the country to impose their children on the political process ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Methodist Church supports upright youths

Methodist Church Nigeria has resolved to moblilse political support for good, upright and young aspiring candidates that would make Nigeria better.

2019: Ex-Governor Uduaghan wants political parties to reduce nomination fees

To encourage youths seek elective positions in next year’s general election, the immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has urged political parties to reduce fees for expression of interest form.

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Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
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Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

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Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.