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Imo guber: Senator Anyanwu loses at appeal court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, Imo State, Sunday, upheld the judgement of the Federal High Court that had earlier dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu, challenging the emergence of Imo State governor, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, as the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in the primary held last year.
Adamu Bulkachuwa

APC chieftain faults Appeal Court’s failure to sack Senator Bulkachuwa

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Usman Tuggar, has faulted the refusal of the Court of Appeal in Abuja to uphold his appeal against a judgment affirming the election of Alhaji Adamu Bulkachuwa, husband of the court’s President, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.

Anambra PDP lauds Supreme Court decision on Zamfara

Chairman of Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, has lauded the Supreme Court for the decision it took on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State.

NYSC: Minister Shittu knows fate Thursday

The Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Wednesday, reserved until Thursday, judgment in the case between Communication Minister, Mr Adebayo Shittu, and All Progressives Congress (APC) over the party’s primary election.

INEC suspends issuance of Certificates of Return to elected APC candidates in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the issuance of Certificates of Return to winners of the March 9, governorship and House of Assembly elections in Zamfara State.

Governor Masari pledges all-inclusive government if re-elected

“Most of the aspirants are young men and women in their prime ages”, he noted, stressing that they still stand a chance of re-contesting election in their constituencies.

No governorship candidate listed for APC in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has displayed the names and qualifications of candidates of political parties running for the Imo state governorship election with no candidate listed for the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he is not behind the interrogation of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Ibikunle Amosun: I’m not responsible for Adams Oshiomhole’s interrogation by DSS

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he is not behind the interrogation of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), by the Department of State Services (DSS).
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 8

Situation Room accuses APC of inflating Muhammadu Buhari’s primary election votes

The Nigeria Civil Society Coalition, under the auspices of Situation Room, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of allocating unrealistic votes to President Muhammadu Buhari during its recently held presidential primary election.

Bianca Ojukwu: APGA is in serious trouble

Former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Spain and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Anambra South Senatorial District aspirant, Mrs Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu, has described the party’s primary elections conducted in Anambra and Imo states as a sham.
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised politicians who lost out during the recent party primaries in the country to toe the path of honour and pursue their grievances in line with laid down procedures to avoid unnecessary tension. 2

Muhammadu Buhari: Era of free money in politics over

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the era of money politics, lack of transparency and accountability in the country is over and has urged religious and traditional leaders to guide their subjects into voting wisely.

Kabiru Marafa: No consensus APC candidates in Zamfara

Senator Kabiru Marafa on Thursday countered the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on the primaries for the election of candidates for next year’s general election in Zamfara State.

2019: Jonah Jang begs Atiku Abubakar to prioritise security of Middle Belt

Former Governor of Plateau State and senator representing Plateau North, Dr. Jonah David Jang, has urged former Vice President and PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to prioritise the security and welfare of the Middle Belt whose citizens are being killed and displaced after making tremendous sacrifice for the unity of Nigeria if he becomes President.
Adekunle Akinlade

Ogun guber: Adekunle Akinlade emerges APC candidate

The Ogun state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared Hon. Abdul–Kabir Adekunle Akinlade as winner of its gubernatorial primary election held in the state last Tuesday.
Akin Ambode

Lagos APC guber: Akinwunmi Ambode calls for credible primaries, describes Jide Sanwo-Olu unfit to...

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday tasked the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress to ensure that the Governorship Primaries initially scheduled to hold on Monday (Today) in the State is free, fair and credible.

Borno APC guber aspirant picks PDP senatorial form

A former senator and All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Borno State, Muhammed Abba-Aji, has dumped the party to run again for the Senate under the flag of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Rabiu Kwankwaso: APC is now what PDP was before 2015

One of the Presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and a Senator representing Kano-Central in the National Assembly, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has said the PDP lost the 2015 presidential election to the All Progressives Congress, APC, because they fielded only one candidate.

Ogun APC reverses mode of primaries, adopts indirect primaries

The Ogun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it will adopt the indirect mode of primary election for all elective posts, where consensus arrangement becomes impracticable.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
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Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.