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Senator Ekweremadu: I will remain in Senate forever if …

“I’m in total touch with my people and that is why if I want to remain in senate forever, I will,” Ekweremadu told young aspirants on the platform of PDP.

PDP: House of Representatives nomination form now N1 million

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has slashed the price of nominations form for house of representatives aspirants.

2019: PDP commences sale of nomination forms

Nigeria’s main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has announced the commencement of sale of Expression of Interests and Nominations Forms for the 2019 general elections.

2019: Nigerian celebrities embark on PVC awareness

Nollywood actors Alexx Ekubo, IK Ogbonna and fashion designer Yomi Casual led a group of young people to some voter registration centres in Lagos to raise greater awareness on the need to register and obtain the PVC.

Minister Adebayo Shittu, Omoyele Sowore bicker on radio in Ibadan

There was heated exchange between Nigeria’s communication minister, Adebayo Shittu, and a presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore, on a public affairs radio programme in Ibadan on Saturday.

States assemblies speakers okay #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

There are indications that the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill aimed at removing age limits for running for elective offices would sail through in at least two-thirds of the 36 states Houses of Assemblies in the country.

A grubby, illegitimate constitutional amendment

In the last week of July 2017, both chambers of Nigeria’s National Assembly voted on a slate of 33 amendments to the 1999 Constitution. The proposals under consideration were extensive but way short of the 116 amendments proposed in a similar but unsuccessful exercise in 2006.

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