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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.

Elections: Court nullifies all APC primaries in Rivers

A federal high court in Port Harcourt on Monday nullified both the direct and indirect primaries conducted by two factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.

Presidential aspirant gives PDP 48 hours to drop Atiku Abubakar, calls for fresh primaries

Stanley Osifo, a Peoples Democratic Party 2019 presidential aspirant has issued a 48 hours ultimatum to the party to cancel its presidential primaries, calling for a new convention.
Adams Oshiomhole

Osita Okechukwu: Why Adams Oshiomhole ‘ran away’

The Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu, has said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, ran away from the country so that the window of substitution available with the Independent National Electoral Commission for aggrieved aspirants can pass away.

Seriake Dickson reinstates aides, officials who lost at PDP primaries

Political appointees of the Bayelsa State government who resigned their positions to contest the recently concluded primary elections of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general elections, but lost, have been restored to their various pre-election offices.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan begs South-East leaders to accept Peter Obi as Atiku Abubakar’s running mate

Former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has appealed to leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-East zone, to support the party’s presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in his choice of Peter Obi as his running mate.

INEC ban: APC consulting lawyers for response on Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress is consulting its lawyers in its legal department to file a reaction on the eligibility of its candidates to run in Zamfara state in the 2019 election.

Abdulaziz Yari: Zamfara APC primaries conclusive

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Monday claimed that all primary elections of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 general elections have been concluded in the state.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Abdulaziz Yari speaks on Zamfara APC controversial primaries

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Monday claimed that all primary elections of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 general elections have been concluded in the state.

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The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
PoS machines and poor connectivity

EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
Najila Trindade

Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.