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Senators Ekweremadu, Ifeanyi Ubah, Abba Moro, Olubunmi Adetunmbi, others win at Appeal Court

The Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal Tuesday affirmed the election of Senator Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election for Enugu West Zone.

Appeal Court upholds elections of three National Assembly members in Ekiti

The Appeal Court, Ado Ekiti Division, dismissed the appeals of three Peoples Democratic Party National Assembly candidates in the February 23 elections in the Northern Senatorial District and upheld the victory of their All Progressives Congress opponents.

Tribunal dismisses PDP’s petition against Ekit senator, two Reps members

The National Assembly Petition Tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, has dismissed three case filed by the candidates of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the election of three candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 general election.

Appeal Court judgement: CNPP urges Speaker Gbajabiamila to stop salary of Ekiti PDP lawmaker

Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), Ekiti chapter, has appealed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, to order the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) to withhold payment of salaries and allowances to lawmaker representing Ekiti North federal constituency I, Hon. Kehinde Agboola.

Ekiti APC suspends Bimbo Daramola for anti-party activities

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has placed an indefinite suspension on former member of Federal House of Representatives, Bimbo Daramola, over his alleged involvement in anti-party activities.
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Speakership: South West APC Reps vow to abide by party’s consensus

All Progressives Congress House of Representatives members-elect from six states in Southwest Nigeria rose from a closed-door meeting at the Ibadan Business School, Bodija, on Friday and pledged to stand by the party’s decision on the House leadership structure.

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
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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.

Ekiti: Opeyemi Bamidele, Dayo Adeyeye, Olubunmi Adetunmbi emerge APC senatorial candidates

Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, the man shot on June 1 by a policeman at the launch of Governor-elect Kayode Fayemi’s campaign, is now the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ekiti Central.

Ekiti: APC aspirants want House of Reps primary annulled, allege fraud

Aspirants that participated in the All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives primary held in Ekiti State Friday have called on the National Chairman of the party Adams Oshiomhole to cancel the outcome of the election.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.

Two dead men make President Buhari’s board appointments

The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.