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Bukola Saraki

2023: We will bring prominent leaders, youths into PDP’s fold – Senator Saraki

As political parties begin skeletal preparations for the 2023 general elections, immediate past President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has promised to woo political stakeholders, youths, businessmen among others to the fold of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in its push for a return to power at the centre.
A protester holds a Nigerian flag as youths continue their #ENDSARS protest in Lagos, Nigeria, on Monday, October 19, 2020. The protesters are calling for the scrapping of police unit, known as Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) over the squads incessant harassment, brutality and killing of innocent Nigerians. Photo by Adekunle Ajayi (Photo by Adekunle Ajayi/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

IPAC: #EndSARS protest a wake-up call for political parties

The Inter Party Advisory Council, IPAC, weekend called on all the political parties in the country to rise up to the occasion and work together to rebuild Nigeria, saying that the #EndSars protest was a wake call to everyone.
Chairman of Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC), Mamman Eri, has assured political parties participating in the December 12 local government elections in the state of a level play ground and urged them to conduct their campaigns in peaceful and orderly manner.

Kogi council poll: KOSIEC tasks parties on peaceful campaigns

Chairman of Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC), Mamman Eri, has assured political parties participating in the December 12 local government elections in the state of a level play ground and urged them to conduct their campaigns in peaceful and orderly manner.

Bayelsa West: Kinsmen kick against Seriake Dickson’s candidature

As the race for who represents Bayelsa West Senatorial District hots up, a group under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress Frontiers has kicked against the candidature of former Governor Seriake Dickson, arguing that government must not be a family affair.

Senator Orji’s feud with Abia APC chieftain escalates

The feud between former Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia and his kinsman, Chief Benjamin Apugo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in the state, has escalated with groups and individuals entering the fray.
Mike Igini

Akwa Ibom REC warns against rigging in rerun elections

The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Igini, has warned parties against exhibiting vices that led to the cancellation of election in the Essein Udim Local Government Area of the state.

Abia council boss slumps die in Umuahia

The transition Committee Chairman of Arochukwu council area of Abia State, Engr. Onyekachi Okoro, has reportedly died as he slumped at his residence at Umuahia.
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Bayelsa guber: Ijaw elders, others call for credible, violence-free polls

The Ijaw Elders Forum, Lagos, in collaboration with Ijaw Professionals Association, Ijaw Nations Forum, Ijaw Women Connect and Embassara Foundation, have called on the people of Bayelsa to exercise their civic responsibility by voting the next governor of the state through a peaceful and credible process on Saturday.
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APC chieftain urges politicians to stop campaign for 2023 presidency

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Nduka Anyanwu, has called on political stakeholders to stop the campaign for 2023 presidency to allow President Muhammadu Buhari concentrate on good governance to Nigerians.

Chukwuemeka Ezeife: Count Igbo out of Nigeria if denied chance to produce president in...

Former Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has threatened to back any option taken by Igbo people in 2023, including pulling out of Nigeria if they are denied the chance to produce Nigerian president in 2023.

Senator Mark: How I evaded impeachment as senate president for eight years

A former Senate President, Senator David Mark, on Wednesday revealed how he ran the affairs of the Senate successfully for eight uninterrupted years without stepping on the proverbial banana peels.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

75 political parties pass vote of confidence on INEC chairman

Seventy-five registered political parties in the country, on Monday, passed a vote of confidence in the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, following what they described as successful completion of February 23 Presidential, National Assembly and March 9 Gubernatorial, State Houses of Assembly and Federal Capital Territory, FCT Area Council elections.

Plateau rerun: Governor Lalong speaks after winning reelection

Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who retained his office after Saturday’s supplementary polls, is seeking the support of Plateau people to deliver the dividends of democracy to them.

Rerun: Kano PDP tasks INEC, security agencies on fairness

The Kano State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to ensure that the Saturday supplementary election in the state was seamless.
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Ebonyi elections: APC chieftain calls for probe of INEC

Dr Paul Okorie, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi has called for the probe of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the just concluded general elections in Ebonyi.
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Yakubu Gambo: President Buhari should go on with fight against corruption, insecurity

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Yakubu Gambo, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consolidate on the fight against corruption, insecurity and economic woes in the country for the prosperity of the masses.

Elections: Non-indigenes in Ebonyi promise Governor Umahi mass votes

Non-indigenes in Ebonyi State have promised to give 100, 000 votes to Governor David Umahi on March 9, in reaction to the voter apathy experienced during presidential and national assembly polls’ .

Analysts: Why APC swept presidential, National Assembly polls in Gombe

Political analysts have attributed the defeat of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State at various levels of governance in all the senatorial districts of the state to the abysmally poor performance of the party, neglect of the calls by political stakeholders and the injustice meted to the All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Dr Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna, during the PDP primaries.

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Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

No official data of persons living with disability – minister

The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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Lagos bye-election: APC, PDP bicker over ‘vote buying’

Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
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Borno holds bye-election for state assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Cross River bye-election: Court affirms Stephen Odey as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the National Water Resources Bill as another Ruga aimed at creating grazing areas for herdsmen along shorelines.

Governor Ortom: Nigeria leaders have abandoned path of truth

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.