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Former APC chairman John Oyegun tackles Adams Oshiomhole over Edo Assembly crisis

A former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has chided his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, over his undue interference in the politics of Edo State.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor Abdulrazaq: Kwara poised for greatness under me

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the state is poised for greatness on all fronts, having turned the page on decades of socio-economic stagnation.

Governor Bagudu, Kebbi House debunk Justice Karatu’s claims on appointment confirmation

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and Kebbi State House of Assembly on Friday debunked claims by the acting Chief Judge of the state, Justice Elizabeth Asabe Karatu, that the house confirmed her as the substantive chief judge of the state.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
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Full list: 35 Zamfara APC candidates swept off by Supreme Court ruling

Exactly five days to the swearing in of politicians who emerged victorious in the 2019 general election, the supreme court delivered a judgement that shook the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: APC’s Adebayo Adelabu challenges Seyi Makinde’s victory at tribunal

Mr Adebayo Adelabu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, has filed a petition at the tribunal to challenge the victory of Mr Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 9 election.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Borno governor-elect vows to address root cause of Boko Haram

Professor Babagana Umara Zulum , the Borno state governor-elect on Wednesday said the priority of his administration would be to address the root cause of Boko Haram insurgency.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari presents N135 billion budget

Zamfara State Governor Abdul Aziz Abubakar Yari has presented a budget of N 135, 326, 920 for 2019 to the House of Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign scheduled to hold today in Borno and Yobe states.

President Buhari returns to Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday returned to Abuja after he participated in the Saturday’s Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly election in his hometown, Daura, Katsina State.

Benue elections: Emmanuel Jime respects INEC decision

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State and its governorship candidate, Emmanuel Jime, have aligned with the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declaring the March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Benue inconclusive in line with electoral guidelines.

Police arrest suspected killer of Oyo federal lawmaker

The Police have made a breakthrough in its investigation into the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Temitope Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar, in Ibadan, Oyo State on Saturday.
Babajide Sanwo-olu

Stakeholders: Babajide Sanwo-Olu must perform to win Lagosians’ hearts

Stakeholders in education in Lagos on Monday congratulated the state governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and urged him to invest massively in education and infrastructure.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: APC victory will fast track development

Osun State Governor Isiaka Oyetola has declared that the victory recorded by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state will fast track development of the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo elections: How PDP’s Seyi Makinde won governorship poll

Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party has emerged winner of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Oyo State.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna elections: PDP threatens to reject poll results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday threatened to reject the results of the governorship and state house of assembly elections in Kaduna State.
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Kano elections: Police warn residents over celebration of unofficial results

The Kano Police Command has warned residents of the state against celebrating unofficial results of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

Rotimi Amaechi: Rivers elections very peaceful

A former Governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has described the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the State as peaceful.

Minister Fashola: Governorship, state assembly choices closest to masses

The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says people should be concerned about the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections as those levels of governments impact closest to the grassroots.

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Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa has explained why he did not start the Africa Cup of Nations opener against Burundi on Saturday evening, admitting that he was not fully fit.

Central bank governor unveils agenda for economy, to recapitalise banks

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Monday unveiled his economic blueprint for the country, promising to recapitalise banks within the next five years to make them contribute significantly to economic growth.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

General Buratai: Nigerian Army’ll fish out the bad eggs

The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has said that the army would do “all that is necessary to fish out any bad eggs” whose willingness to remain in the service has waned.

Vincent Enyeama: I will return to action with new club next season

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama says he is not ready to hung up his boot yet and revealed that he will return to action with a club in France next season.
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Louis van Gaal blames Lionel Messi for Barcelona’s Champions League failures

Louis van Gaal has hit out at Lionel Messi, claiming the Barcelona talisman should be adapting himself to the team, and not the other way around.