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Delta guber: I’ll correct PDP’s 20 years bad governance – PPA aspirant

A governorship aspirant in Delta State on the platform of Progressive Peoples Party (PPA), Dr. O’diakpo Obire, has vowed to rescue the oil-rich state from several years of misrule by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which, according to him, has plunged the state into untold poverty.

N-Power: Kogi government to deploy 7, 425 beneficiaries across 21 LGAs

The Kogi State Government says it has concluded plans to deploy 7, 425 successful beneficiaries of the second batch of N-Power Programme under the Federal Government Social Investment Programme (SIP) across the state.

Delta APC crisis: Guber aspirant dumps party for PPA

The seemingly intractable crisis rocking the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has started taking its toll on the party’s membership strength as one of the governorship aspirant, Dr. O’diakpo Obire, has left the party.
There was large early turnout of voters in Ado-Ekiti capital city, as electorate already trooped out enmasse as early as 6.00am trekking long distances to get to their polling units.

Ekiti goes to poll as electorate decide fate of 35 candidates

The people of Ekiti State will on Saturday queue behind their candidates for the governorship election scheduled to replace the incumbent Ayodele Fayose, whose tenure will end in November.

Dangerous road to APC convention

As members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gather for the party’s elective convention in Abuja this weekend, the APC can hardly look in the mirror and recognise itself as the vibrant coalition that swept the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from office three years ago.

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.

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Edo: Police charge 331 suspects to courts in two months

The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday disclosed that no fewer than 332 suspects have been charged to courts in the last two months.
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PSG president replaces Juventus supremo as ECA chairman

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Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Ondo governor’s victory at tribunal, reflection of people’s will – APC chieftain

Mrs Omowumi Olatunji-Ohwovoriole, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, has described Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s victory at the Election Petition Tribunal, as a reflection of the people’s will.
Mr Abiodun Tobun, a lawmaker representing Epe Constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, has obtained Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) forms for 300 youths in Epe.

Lagos APC lawmaker obtains JAMB forms for 300 youths

Mr Abiodun Tobun, a lawmaker representing Epe Constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, has obtained Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) forms for 300 youths in Epe.
Ronald Koeman is starting to feel “fed up” with the incessant speculation regarding his future as Barcelona boss, with the Dutchman turning a deaf ear to talk of Xavi or Mikel Arteta taking his place.

Barcelona boss: Copa del Rey final should not affect my future

Ronald Koeman has said he finds it “strange” that his future as Barcelona coach is being linked to the result of Saturday’s Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has charged governments at all levels to prioritise agriculture and adequately harness the untapped potentials of the sector to fast-track economic growth and development.

N60 billion mint: CSO condemns Edo governor’s claim

The Coalition of Civil Society Group, Wednesday, condemned claim by the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, over the alleged printing of N60 billion by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, for March allocation to States.
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N60 billion mint: PDP demands sack of finance minister

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for the sack of Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed, over what it described as an attempt to mislead Nigerians.