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Cross River: Emmanuel Ibeshi to challenge Governor Ayade for PDP governorship ticket

The first National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Emmanuel Ibeshi, has become the major challenger to Governor Ben Ayade’s quest for a second term ticket on the platform of the PDP.
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki

2019: Senator Saraki mulls presidential bid, promises change

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said that he is considering contesting the 2019 presidential election, adding that he believes he can “make the change.”

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Patriotism propelling my presidential ambition

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, said that the desire to move Nigeria forward was the greatest factor motivating his desire to keep seeking to occupy the highest political office in Nigeria.
National Assembly

Impeachment: PDP senators now keep ‘vigil’ at National Assembly – Senator Gyunka

The senator representing Nasarawa North senatorial district on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ), Sen. Philip Aruwa Gyunka, has said that PDP senators have divided themselves into two groups to monitor development at the National Assembly.
National Assembly

Selfish interests cause of rivalry between executive, legislature – lawmaker

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Sunday Katung (PDP-Zangon Kataf/Jaba), has said that selfish interest is the cause of perceived rivalry between the Executive and the Legislature.

EFCC asks Benue government to release details of security meetings

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the government of Benue state to release details of the state’s security meetings.

Kaduna Assembly declares two lawmakers’ seats vacant

The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Wednesday declared the seat of its former Deputy Speaker, Mr John Audu-Kwaturu, vacant after he announced his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Kaduna Assembly elects new deputy speaker

Following the resignation of Deputy Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly, Hon. John Audu Kwaturu, who defected to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from All Progressives Congress (APC), a new Deputy Speaker has been elected.

Defection: Kaduna Assembly declares ex-deputy speaker’s seat vacant

The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Wednesday declared the legislative seat of the ex-deputy speaker, John Audu, vacant.

PDP plans to rig Osun guber poll – APC

The All Progressives Congress has raised the alarm over what it alleged was an open declaration by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to rig the Osun governorship election.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Only PDP can restore peace to Nigeria

‎A former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that it is only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that can bring back peace to the country.
Yekini Nabena

Osun guber: APC seeks probe of PDP for allegedly cloning PVCs

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to probe the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for allegedly planning to scuttle next month’s governorship election in Osun state as well as reportedly cloning some Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs.

2019: Plateau APC lawmakers endorse President Buhari, Governor Lalong

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Plateau State House of Assembly have passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Simon Lalong ahead of 2019 general election.
Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe state on Tuesday held a closed door meeting with former president Olusegun Obasanjo at his private residence located inside the premises of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun

Governor Dankwambo: Nigerians’ hurry for change in 2015 responsible for country’s current woes

The governor of Gombe State and a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Dankwambo, on Tuesday, said Nigerians’ hurry for a ‘change’ in 2015 has led the country to bad governance being experienced under the current administration.

Don’t defect, stay to resolve your problems – Charles Idahosa tells APC members

In a bid to stem further defection of aggrieved members from the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party, Hon. Charles Idahosa, on Tuesday, called for restraints from members and urged them to stay in the party and resolve their differences.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar

Bauchi by-election: Governor Abubakar reacts to allegation of rigging

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has reacted to an allegation that the All Progressives Congress (APC) rigged last Saturday’s Bauchi South senatorial district bye-election in the state.

Senator Kwankwaso: Governor Wike merits second term

Former governor of Kano State and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, has endorsed Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for second term, saying the governor has done well in projects execution.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Federal government blames fake news for National Assembly crisis

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday said the recent crisis in the National Assembly was aggravated by the circulation of fake news, especially in the social media.

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US Embassy may resume Abuja consular services after Eid holidays

The U.S. Embassy has said that the suspended consular services in Abuja may resume after the Eid-el-Kabir holidays.
Musa Liman Kwande

Arewa CF: Presidency, National Assembly should concentrate on governance

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Thursday told the executive and legislative arms government to end their crisis and concentrate on delivery of good governance to Nigerians.
Rescures work among the rubble and wreckages of the Morandi motorway bridge two days after a section collapsed in Genoa on August 16, 2018.A vast span of the Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city on August 14, 2018, sending about 35 cars and several trucks plunging 45 metres (150 feet) onto railway tracks below and killing at least 39 people./ AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO

Italian bridge company under fire as rescuers toil for third day

Italy's populist government intensified its attacks Thursday on the bridge operator it blames for the viaduct collapse that killed dozens of people in Genoa, as rescuers picked through rubble on the third day of desperate efforts to find survivors.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC presents certificates to new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented certificates to the 23 new political parties registered ahead of the 2019 general election.

Cross River government condemns acts of thuggery in Obudu by-election

Cross River Government has condemned the acts of thuggery witnessed in the Obudu State Constituency by-election held on August 11, 2018 in Obudu.