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Official: PDP to meet ‘new PDP’ members

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed it has plans to meet aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) known as the new PDP as part of its coalition movement following the outcry of the group in a letter to the chairman of the APC, John Oyegun.

APC makes PDP party of saints

Offices of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country are still littered with broken bones, bloodied faces and shredded tallies from the party’s ward congresses last weekend.

Senator Kwankwaso, Governor Ganduje’s deputy boycott APC congress in Kano

Two top leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State boycotted the party’s ward congress held on Saturday.

2019: Ex-President Obasanjo, Olu Falae meet Tuesday

Exactly 19 years after contesting against each other in Nigeria’s first Presidential election of the 4th Republic, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, will on Tuesday meet at Obasanjo’s Abeokuta residence with one agenda: how to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

Attahiru Bafarawa: Former PDP governors paid N100 million each to takeover APC structures

A former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has alleged that the five Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governors, who defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2014 paid N100m each.

DSS arrests Senator Kwankwaso’s ex-aide, retired captain over Boko Haram scare in Kano

Operatives of Department of State Services, DSS, have arrested Alhaji Yunusa Adamu Dangwani, Chief of Staff of Kano State ex-governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, and one Captain Umar Abdullahi (retd) of the Nigerian Army in Kano over alleged involvement in Boko Haram scare that rocked the state last week.

Labour Party: We are not part of ex-President Obasanjo’s Lagos ‎meeting

The Labour Party, LP, on Monday dissociated itself from the meeting of former president Olusegun Obasanjo and 35 political parties saying that it never attended the purported or authorized any of its members to attend.

Senator Ekweremadu: PDP cautions military to steer clear of politics

The party faulted the Defence Headquarter’s claim that Ekweremadu’s “statement may appear cautionary and sincere in the atmosphere of discourse, it is however derogatory to the army used in the expression and by extension to the armed forces of Nigeria”.

Court grants bail to Kano ex-commissioner accused of $294,300 scam

A former Commissioner for Health in Kano State, Abubakar Labaran, on Thursday appeared before Justice Aisha Danlami of Kano State High Court, over misappropriation of funds.

Senator Kwankwaso free to leave APC – Governor Ganduje

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has advised his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Gunmen attack Kano PDP chieftain in Kaduna

Ibrahim Al-Amin Little, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano, has been reportedly attacked by unknown gunmen.
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Video: Kano council poll was ‘mago mago’ election – Senator Kwankwaso

Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso says the alleged underage voting in the state’s local government polls could only have happened because “only one party” contested the election.

Senator Kwankwaso: I’m yet to decide on presidential contest

The former Governor of Kano State and now a Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Rabiu Kwakwanso has said he had no made up his mind about contesting the presidential election in 2019.

APC moves to stop defection of Senators Kwankwaso, Saraki, others

With dwindling goodwill from the six geo-political zones of the country, if President Buhari is seeking reelection in 2019 he must arrest the drift of many chieftains of the party who are being wooed by the opposition parties, especially the PDP, analysts said.

State police beginning of true federalism – Governor Abubakar

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State says the creation of state police will begin the implementation of true federalism in the country.

Why I fell out with Senator Kwankwaso – Governor Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Tuesday the problem between him and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, was his resistance to external manipulation, the action which he said he won’t succumb to.

I can’t allow Senator Kwankwaso to control me from outside – Governor Ganduje

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday said as a leader, he could not be ruling a state and allow himself to be controlled from outside.

School feeding: 10.27 million pupils enrol in public primary schools in North West, North...

No fewer than 10.27 million children have been enrolled into public primary schools in the North West and North Central Zones of the country in the last one year, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reveals.

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Ekiti guber: Minister Fayemi suspends campaign activities in honour of Kola Ajayi

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has directed that all activities by his campaign organisation and supporters be put on hold this week in honour of the late Kole Ajayi, a former governorship aspirant of the party, who died on Friday, aged 51.

Ex-Governor Obi details Nigeria’s poor spending on education

A former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has again lamented Nigeria’a poor attitude to education, contending that the nation has not done well in the sector even when compared to some other African countries.

Official: Benin accident victims not JOHESU members

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says none of its members was involved in an auto crash over the weekend in Benin City.

IMF: Nigeria, others to record 3.4% economic growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Monday said Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan countries would grow their economies by an average of 3.4 per cent in 2018, from 2.8 per cent in 2017.

ATP ranking: Rafael Nadal regains world’s number one

Rafael Nadal regained the world number one ranking on Monday, a day after winning his eighth Italian Open title and making him the favourite for Roland Garros.