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Prominent politician and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council, Olapade Agoro, is dead.

Former presidential candidate Olapade Agoro passes on

Prominent politician and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council, Olapade Agoro, is dead.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Edo guber: APC, PDP presence can’t intimidate us – PPN aspirant

Governorship aspirant under the platform of Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN), Mr. John Darlington Iyoha, yesterday, said his political party is not intimidated by the presence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) or the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that has gained ground in the state because of it long stay over the years in the state
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14 political parties to participate in Adamawa local council election

No fewer than 14 political parties will participate in the Adamawa Local Government Council elections scheduled for Dec. 7, an official has said.

Kogi guber: PRP governorship candidate refutes endorsement of Governor Bello for second term

Mr Ayodele Ajibola, the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi, has dissociated himself from the purported endorsement of Governor Yahaya Bello of the APC for second term.

Kogi guber: Joseph Idachaba, Godwin Atawodi emerge PPN, DAP flag bearers

The People’s Party of Nigeria on Tuesday elected Chief Joseph Idachaba as its standard-bearer in the November 16 governorship poll in Kogi State.

Kogi guber: PPN will enthrone justice – candidate

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN) on November 2, 2019, Kogi State election, Pharmacist (Evangelist) Ukwumonu Joseph Idachaba, has promised to enthrone justice in the state if elected the governor.
A worker holds an election poster to be displayed at a polling station (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP)

Rivers elections: PPN alleges plot to tamper with candidate’s victory

The National Chairman of People’s Party of Nigeria (PPN), Hon Razak Eyiowuawi, has raised the alarm over alleged plot to annul the victory of the party’s candidate, Mr Gumba Gbabara, in the Gokana state constituency for House of Assembly election in Rivers State.

Imo elections: 47 parties challenge Emeka Ihedioha’s victory

At least 47 of the over 70 political parties that contested the 2019 governorship election in Imo State have signified their intention to drag the winner, Emeka Ihedioha, to the election petitions tribunal.

Imo elections: 20 parties urges INEC to withhold Emeka Iheodioha’s Certificate of Return

Twenty political parties on Wednesday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withhold the Certificate of Return of the Imo state governor-elect Emeka Ihedioha.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos elections: Babajide Sanwo-Olu leads as INEC declares results of 15 local councils

Mr Babajide Sanwoolu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State leads in 15 local government areas of Lagos State.
Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

Nigerians return to polls to elect 29 governors, 991 state legislators

Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.
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Adamawa elections: 313 candidates contest for governorship, state assembly seats

No fewer than 313 candidates from 29 political parties will be contesting for Saturday Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Adamawa.
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Adamawa election: 10 governorship candidates step down for Ahmadu Fintiri

With just three days left to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, more trouble seems to be brewing for APC and Governor Bindo Umaru Jibrilla in Adamawa, as 10 governorship, 16 senatorial and 9 house of representatives candidates have stepped down from their contest in support for PDP governorship candidate Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri ahead of 9th March elections.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Imo AA guber candidate flags off campaign, endorses President Buhari

The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu, on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that among other things, if elected into power he will enrich his friends.

Election: 34 political parties in Ogun adopt Atiku Abubakar

Thirty four political parties in Ogun State under the aegis of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) have adopted former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as their preferred candidate in the presidential election coming up in February, this year.
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24 women in Adamawa to contest for governorship, national assembly seats

No fewer than 24 women in Adamawa are contesting for governorship and national assembly seats in the forthcoming general elections.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Three Adamawa governorship candidates deny stepping down for Governor Bindow

Some governorship candidates in Adamawa have rejected the inclusion of their names among the 11 governorship candidates that stepped down for Governor Muhammadu Bindow of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Eleven Adamawa governorship candidates withdraw for Governors Bindow’s re-election

No fewer than eleven (11), governorship candidates, from various political parties, have withdrew their ambitions in support of the re-election bid of All Progressive Party (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Adamawa state, Governor Muhammadu Bindow
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to base their campaign for 2019 on issues, rather than insults.

2019: Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others to sign Peace Accord

President Muhammadu Buhari and other presidential candidates, including Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are to sign Peace Accord to ensure smooth conduct of 2019 general elections.

Don’t be used to truncate democracy – IPAC tells youths

Edo State Chairperson of the National Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Ebun Tracy Agol, has advised youths not to allow themselves to be used by power seeking politicians to truncate the nation’s democracy.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Bukola Saraki, Abdulfatah Ahmed react to Kwara by-election won by APC

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed have both reacted to the Saturday’s by-election in Kwara State won by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos: 2,636 active coronavirus cases under home-based care

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says there are 2,636 active COVID-19 cases being managed under the state ‘Home Based Care’.
Truck owners have vouched to support the electronic call-up system recently introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

Truck owners vow to support NPA’s e-call up system with ‘everything’

Truck owners have vouched to support the electronic call-up system recently introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
For the second time in his time as manager of La Liga giants Barcelona, Dutch manager Ronald Koeman had a nosebleed incident that made him, this time, cut short his media briefing ahead of La Blaugrana’s upcoming domestic fixture against fourth-placed Sevilla in gameweek 25 of Spanish football.

Ronald Koeman: Barcelona will have a problem if I don’t have a future

Ronald Koeman has addressed the ongoing speculation over his position at Camp Nou, insisting Barcelona "are going to have problems" if he doesn't have a future at the club.
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has assured that efforts would be intensified to secure all parts of the country within the next two months.

Nigerian senate bans paedophiles, rapists from working with children

The Senate on Tuesday, also passed the Older Persons (Rights and Privileges) Bill 2020 aimed at addressing the social and economic challenges triggered by aging and the need for government to formulate policies that would incorporate the elderly and cater for their well-being.
Alexandre Lacazette has said that he has no intention of departing Arsenal while the club has an exciting future under boss Mikel Arteta.

Arsenal prepared to listen to offers for Alexandre Lacazette

Mikel Arteta has remained tight-lipped on Lacazette's future, but it is reported that Arsenal are unlikely to offer him a new deal and will look to recoup a fee for the former Lyon man.

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An Italian military plane carrying the bodies of the slain Italian ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo Luca Attanasio and his Italian security Vittorio Iacovacci, who were both killed in an attempted kidnapping when their convoy was attacked in Ruhimba village, is seen at the Goma International Airport, in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo February 23, 2021. REUTERS/Hereward Holland

Italy repatriates ambassador, bodyguard killed in Congo

A military plane left eastern Congo for Italy on Tuesday loaded with the bodies of Italy’s ambassador and his bodyguard in coffins draped in Italian flags, a day after they were shot dead in an ambush on a United Nations convoy.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi governor’s convoy involved in road accident

There was tension on Monday as a vehicle conveying ten members of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in the convoy of the Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed was involved in a road accident.
Gareth Bale is not playing regularly at Tottenham because he is coming towards the end of his medal-strewn career, his agent Jonathan Barnett said on Wednesday.

Tottenham boss: Gareth Bale has no more psychological problems

Mourinho said the Welsh superstar’s goal against Wolfsberger in the Europa League on Wednesday shows he is finally playing with freedom again.
Founder and Leader of Christ Deliverance Ministries in Lagos, Prophet Ekong Ituen, has called on Nigerians to be prayerful in other to overcome the present insecurity across the country.

Insecurity: Human effort has failed, we need prayers – Prophet

Founder and Leader of Christ Deliverance Ministries in Lagos, Prophet Ekong Ituen has called on Nigerians to be prayerful in other to overcome the present insecurity across the country.
Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara has expressed displeasure and unhappiness over her existing record as Nigeria’s only individual Olympics gold medalist, a medal she won two and a half decades ago.

Chioma Ajunwa: My record still standing means Nigeria not progressing

Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara has expressed displeasure and unhappiness over her existing record as Nigeria’s only individual Olympics gold medalist, a medal she won two and a half decades ago.