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Borno, Kaduna governors storm Ekiti to reconcile warring APC members

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

2019: APC’ll lose Ekiti if… – Olusegun Osinkolu

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.
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APC: Muhammadu Buhari averse to rigging, poll manipulations

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.
Olusegun Osinkolu

Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war now questionable – APC aspirant

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.

Aspirant sues Adams Oshiomhole, APC NWC over alleged electoral fraud

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.”

Ekiti: Governor-elect Fayemi laments alleged N117 billion debt

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.

2019: 259 declare interests in 35 seats in Ekiti

No fewer than 259 aspirants have so far declared their interests in Senatorial, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly seats, in the forthcoming 2019 general elections in Ekiti.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor-elect Fayemi re-assures on good governance, vows not to disappoint Eliti people

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.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police: 27 electoral offenders arrested in Ekiti‘II be prosecuted

The 27 suspected electoral offenders arrested in Ekiti State in the recent election would be prosecuted, the state police command has said.

We’re expecting Governor El-Rufai’s restructuring committee report – APC

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.

Restructuring: APC panel begins public hearing Sept 18

The All Progressives Congress Committee on True Federalism has announced plan to hold public hearing in the six geopolitical zones of the country.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
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EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.