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Ekiti council poll: 12 political parties task SIEC on transparency

Twelve political parties under the banner of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) have expressed readiness to take part in the December 7 local government elections in Ekiti State.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Senator Abbo’s attack on me is unfortunate – Governor Fintiri

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has advised Sen. Cliff Abbo (PDP-Adamawa North) to explore internal party mechanisms to pursue his allegation over manipulation of the recently concluded PDP primaries for the November chairmanship election in the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC youths lament internal rift

Youths from the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend raised the alarm over worsening post primary election’s crisis rocking the party ahead of the November 16 governorship election in the state.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: My candidature, collective victory for all aspirants – Musa Wada

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Musa Wada, says his victory at the just concluded governorship primaries is for all the aspirants who participated in the process.
The pioneer Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty for Niger Delta militants, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, has said he would deploy the amnesty template to tackle insecurity in Bayelsa if elected governor.

Bayelsa guber: Timi Alaibe flays PDP primaries

Governorship aspirant in the just concluded Bayela State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governership primary, Mr Ndutimi Alaibe, has described the process that led to the emergence of Senator Douye Diri as the flag bearer of the party for the November 16 election as flawed.

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.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Bayelsa guber primaries: Yobe governor appointed returning officer

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has been appointed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to serve as Returning Officer for the Bayelsa APC Governorship Primaries.

Bayelsa governor set up campaign committee to pick PDP guber candidate

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson would on Monday August 19 inaugurate a campaign committee nicknamed Restoration Governorship election Primary Committee says the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso- Markson.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu appoints 17-man committee to oversee inauguration ceremony

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed a 17-man committee to oversee preparation for his inauguration ceremony on May 29.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

APC primaries: Governor Yari has put Zamfara people to shame – Senator Marafa

Senator Kabir Marafa, representing Zamfara Central in the Senate, has declared that the outgoing governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has brought shame to the people of the state.

Nasarawa governor-elect receives certificate of return

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Thursday issued a certificate of return to Nasarawa State governor-elect, Engr. Abdullahi Sule.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor-elect commends court judgment on PDP primaries

The Oyo State governor-elect, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday hailed a state High Court judgment validating the primaries in which he emerged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi elections: Governor Umahi wins in all 13 local governments

Governor David Umahi has won the election in all the 13 local government areas of Ebonyi State.
VP Osinbajo, APC Nat. Leader Asiwaju Tinubu, Gov. Ambode, Hon. Min. Fashola, AMCON Chairman Banire, APC Gubernatorial Candidate Sanwo-Olu and APC Chairman in Lagos, Tunde Balogun during a solidarity visit to Asiwaju Tinubu at Bourdillon, Ikoyi, Lagos

Elections: VP Osinbajo, Asiwaju Tinubu, Governor Ambode hold emergency meeting

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday held a meeting with the National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on the need “to ensure the APC candidate in the state, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, win the March 9 governorship election.

Governor Okorocha: Adams Oshiomhole plotting to destroy APC

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of trying to destroy the party in the South-East.

AGF Malami asks INEC to postpone elections in Zamfara

Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone elections in Zamfara state because of litigation.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Appeal Court grants stay on nullification of Rivers APC primaries

The Appeal Court has granted a stay of execution on a ruling by the High Court, nullifying the Primary Election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state.
Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu of the People Democratic Party, PDP, has emerged the factional governorship candidate of the party for the 2019 governorship election.

Election: INEC trying to destabilise PDP in Ogun – Ladi Adebutu

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Mr. Oladipupo Adebutu, has said that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recognition of the candidacy of Senator Buruji Kasamu as the candidate of the party is a deliberate action of the commission to destabilise the party in the state.

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Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.

Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
Nigeria Police

Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.