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Adeyinka Mafe, Majority Leader of the Ogun State House of Assembly, has defected from the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
The All Progressives Congress has won 11 of the 15 results from the local government areas in the Ogun State governorship election.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has clinched three more House of Representatives seats in Ogun, winning all four so far declared out of nine federal constituencies in the state.
A House of Representatives candidate on the platform of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Mikky Kazeem, has declared that the party has the strongest structure to emerge winner in all the elective positions in the state during the general elections.
Residents of Pakudi village, near Obada-Oko in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, have fled their homes over fear of reprisal attacks by Fulani herdsmen following the alleged killing of a Fulani man by a villager.
Four members of the Ogun House of Assembly on Thursday resigned their membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and defected to the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).
As the campaign for the elections into the National Assembly kicked off last Sunday, House of Representatives candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Abeokuta North/Odeda/Obafemi-Owode federal constituency, in Ogun State, Olumide Osoba, has urged the electorate to do critical appraisal of candidates based on their political antecedents.
The discovery of the governor’s aides’ names on the DPP lists at the Ogun State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abeokuta, however, confirmed the growing speculation.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released its provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections.
Rinsola Abiola, the Special Assistant to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and daughter of the late icon of democracy, Bashorun M.K.O. Abiola, has emerged as the candidate of the Action Democratic Party for Abeokuta North/Odeda/Obafemi Owode Federal Constituency in Ogun State.
The National Population Commission (NPC) has called on federal, state and local governments to evolve a plan and come up with a legislation that will make it compulsory for parents to register birth of their children within two months of such birth.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun has emerged the candidate for Ogun central senate race, as the All Progressives Congress (APC) unveiled consensus candidates for the national assembly.
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Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Monday denied the country has plan to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence missile system.
The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Dr. Usman Gur Mohammed, on Monday said that shareholders of the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) that consist of the Federal Government and the private investors in the firms, are to jointly raise $4.7 billion to recapitalize the firms to upgrade power distribution equipment in the country.
A food seller, Mrs Florence Imoh, 58, was electrocuted at her shop at Ikotun, a Lagos suburb in Igando/Ikotun Local Council Development Area, early on Monday morning.
Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has been arrested by the country’s top anti-corruption body in a case involving fake bank accounts.
The police on Monday arraigned Musa Ibrahim, in an Upper Area Court in Mpape, Abuja for allegedly destroying an electronic billboard and attempting to steal solar panels.
Police in Anambra State said they have arrested the suspected murderer of Chinasa Pauline Agbata, a female student of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have confirmed that Chelsea have appealed their two-window transfer ban.
Cross River Government has directed beneficiaries of 2016-2019 cocoa lease allocation who are yet to pay their lease fees to clear such debts before June 21, to avoid possible sanctions.
Three–time champions Nigeria have a full house in Asaba, Delta State, ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations send-forth friendly against the Warriors of Zimbabwe, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The accused are: Babatunde Samson, 21; Wonsebolatan Mohammed, 21, Kola Adebayo, 42, Bamigbade Adekanbi, 21, Hammed Olamilekan, 21, Olaitan Olayinka, 21, Alphus Kojo, 19, Abiodun Moses, 23, Agbabu Wasiu, 21 and Gainyu Taiwo, 20.