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Labour Party, NCP, others disagree over 6-year single term proposal for presidency

Some political parties in the country, on Tuesday, disagreed over the proposed six-year single term for president and governors as a panacea to the country’s political problem.

2019: How we’ll manage 68 parties on ballot – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the increasing number of registered political parties is not a challenge to it or the electoral process of the country.

31 political parties to boycott Kaduna local council poll Saturday

A coalition of opposition political parties in Kaduna State has vowed to boycott local government elections slated for Saturday, May 12 over the supposed planned rigging by the state electoral body in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Don’t reject corps members – Governor El-Rufai warns employers

AS 2,200 2018 batch ‘A’ corps members deployed to Kaduna State by National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) completed the 21-day orientation course, Governor Nasir el-Rufai has urged employers not to reject corps members posted to their establishments.

Ten more political parties join coalition to challenge APC in Lagos

Ten more political parties have joined a coalition of 14 others to challenge the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections in Lagos.

2019: APC vows to win Abia

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has vowed to vote out the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, administration in Abia State in 2019, saying the party has not moved the state forward since its creation over 25 years ago.

Governor Okorocha: Senator Araraume called me ‘Okoro Hausa’

Rochas Okorocha, the Imo state governor, has highlighted reasons Senator Ifeanyi Araraume would fail woefully if given the chance to run in the 2019 election as the flag bearer of the ruling party in the state.

Edo council poll: APC wins seven councils in results declared by electoral commission

The chairmanship candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State have won seven local councils with large margins, in the results of the election announced by the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC).

Governor Obaseki expresses satisfaction with conduct of council polls

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo said Saturday’s council elections in the state were peaceful and expressed satisfaction with the process.

EDSIEC deploys 8,000 ad-hoc staff for local council poll

The Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) said on Friday that it had deployed 8,000 ad-hoc staff to conduct the Saturday local government election in the state.

Fraud: Appeal court discharges, acquits ex-NFF chief Sani Lulu

Justice Ahmad Belgore in his judgment, said: “This appeal has merit and the judgment of the Federal High Court, delivered on February 22, 2016 is hereby set aside and the appellant, Sani Abdullahi Lulu, discharged acquitted.”

NYSC threatens to blacklist employers of corps members for truancy

The Lagos State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Prince Mohammed Momoh, on Monday, warned that the scheme would not hesitate to blacklist employers that connive with corps members to play truancy during the service year.

SGF: President Buhari will contest in 2019

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, at the weekend, declared that re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 would fast-track South East’s quest to produce the President of the country.

Ebonyi Assembly suspends lawmaker over gross misconduct

The Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Tuesday suspended a female lawmaker who is also the member representing Afikpo North East state constituency in the Assembly for gross misconduct.

PPA wants Governor Ugwuanyi to invest in youths

Chief Martins Okolie, a chieftain of Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), has advised Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to focus more on youth empowerment in Enugu State.

Anambra Central: INEC declares ex-APGA chair Victor Umeh winner

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance winner of the January 13 Anambra Central Senatorial rerun.

APGA’s Victor Umeh wins Anambra Central senatorial rerun

A former National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Victor Umeh, has won the Anambra Central Senatorial re-run election held on Saturday.

KLD commits $550m, targets 1,100MW electricity generation capacity

King Line Development (KLD), a power generation company, said it is committing at least $550million into the construction of Phase One of its power plant in Omotosho, Ondo State, which targets total generation capacity of 1,100 megawatts (MW).

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Governor Wike: Federal government withholding Rivers’ funds

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James Tarkowski withdraws from England standby list

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2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar appoints ex-Governor Daniel as campaign chief

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Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles to test new strikers against Congo DR

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