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The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .
Two Peoples Democratic Party senators in Ekiti State – Biodun Olujimi (North) and Duro Faseyi (South) – have lost their reelection bid to the All Progressives Congress candidates.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has cleared two of the three senatorial districts and two House of Representatives seats in the election conducted last Saturday.
The card reader for Ward 2, Unit 3 at Ifaki-Ekiti malfunctioned in the early hours of Saturday.
Borno Governor Kashim Shettima and Kaduna’s Nasir el-Rufai to visit Ekiti on Monday to mediate in crisis within the ruling APC in the state
All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial aspirant in Ekiti State, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, has, again, warned that the party risks losing Ekiti to the opposition in the 2019 elections, if it fails in its duty to address all manners of infractions that dogged the just concluded primaries in the state.
The State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, on Monday said the direct primary option adopted by the party has helped the party in recording successful national assembly shadow election, saying President Muhammadu Buhari abhors poll rigging and manipulations.
An All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial aspirant in the just concluded primaries of the party in Ekiti State, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, has said the alleged concoction of results in favour of candidates in the National Assembly primaries by powerful individuals had dented President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against graft.
A senatorial aspirant in Ekiti State, Sir Kayode Otitoju, has said he will sue the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, and the national working committee of the party over alleged “shoddy handling the senatorial primary in Ekiti North District of Ekiti State.”
Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has received the final report of the transition committee set up by him on July 25th lamenting that a N117 billion debt profile to be inherited by his government.
Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday, reassured the people of the state that he would not disappoint them for the confidence reposed in him.
The 27 suspected electoral offenders arrested in Ekiti State in the recent election would be prosecuted, the state police command has said.
The All Progressives Congress has dismissed opposition claims that President Muhammadu Buhari’s January 1st nationwide address is an indication that the restructuring debate is over.
The All Progressives Congress Committee on True Federalism has announced plan to hold public hearing in the six geopolitical zones of the country.
Justice Garba was drafted from the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal to take the place of the president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa as leader of the five-member tribunal.
Singer Davido and his record label artiste Peruzzi have apologised to a Twitter influencer, Pamilerin Adegoke, who was allegedly assaulted by Peruzzi on Sunday.
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.
The police said they have recovered 834 arms, 19,009 live ammunition, two rocket launchers and other exhibits in the last two months.
Worried by the rising spate of kidnapping and other forms of criminality in the region which used to be very peaceful and safe, the All Progressives Congress (APC) South-West, has called on commissioners of police of all the states in the region to be more proactive and consider the option of a collaboration with the military in order to deal decisively with the menace.
Weeks after announcing the second edition of his headline concert, The Falz Experience, multi-talented Nigerian artiste, Falz has revealed why he stopped going to church.
Barcelona’s third goal against Liverpool, which was scored by Lionel Messi in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final, has been voted as the Goal of the Tournament for the 2018/19 season.
Mr Henry Idahagbon, a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Edo and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that Governor Godwin Obaseki who, according to him, was expected to be a steward to all in the state, had made himself inaccessible and barred politicians from the government house.