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Lagos APC primaries: Disregard fake election results posted on social media – Clement Ebri

Chairman of the National Working Committee’s panel of the All Progressives Congress conducting the governorship primary election in Lagos State, Mr. Clement Ebri, on Tuesday advised party supporters, residents and other stakeholders to be wary of “fake” election results being peddled on the social media.
Isa Ashiru Kudan

Kaduna guber: Isa Ashiru Kudan emerges PDP candidate

A former member of House of Representatives, Isa Ashiru Kudan, on Monday, emerged the flag-bearer of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ahead the 2019 gubernatorial election in Kaduna State.

Benue PDP aspirant calls for transparent, free, fair primaries

Peoples Democratic Party Governorship Aspirant in Benue, Gabriel Nyitse, has called for a transparent, free and fair primary election that will throw up the party’s flag bearer.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

South East states adopt OGP, sensitise officials on way forward

Four of the five states in the South East geopolitical zone have signed up to the Open Governance Partnership (OGP) initiative aimed at promoting transparency and accountability in governance.

PDP to publicise delegates list for primaries

The People’s Democratic Party in Kaduna State has said that it would soon make public the names of the 2,677 delegates to participate in its party primaries to the aspirants vying for different public offices.

Mousa Faki: AU’s choice of Muhammadu Buhari as anti-graft czar not accidental

The appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari to champion the fight against corruption on the continent was not accidental, the African Union (AU) Chairperson, Mr. Mousa Faki, has explained.

Osun election: APC berates PDP, shifts presidential primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as baseless, the call by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that its candidate be declared the winner of the inconclusive Osun governorship election.

2019: PDP denies favouring any governorship aspirant in Kaduna

The Peoples’ Democratic Party in Kaduna State on Saturday says it has no favoured aspirant among those seeking to get the party’s ticket for the 2019 governorship election.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said he would emerge the winner of the election, provided it is free and fair.

Osun election: Card reader rattles Ademola Adeleke in Ede

As voters in Osun state turned out in large numbers on Saturday, there was a moment of panic for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, as the card reader did not initially work.

Osun election: Party agents laud INEC’s efforts to curb vote-buying

Various party agents in some polling units in Ifon and Ilobu have lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission for ensuring the placement of polling booths in such a way as to prevent voters showing their ballots to politicians.

Osun guber: Election observers commend INEC, security agencies for commitment to credible election

Observer groups accredited for the Osun governorship election have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies for their commitment to ensuring a credible and transparent election.

Governor Ganduje swears in Nasiru Gawuna as new deputy governor

The new Deputy Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf-Gawuna, has been sworn-in on Wednesday at a ceremony presided over by.
Muhammadu Buhari

PDP: With President Buhari as APC candidate, our victory is assured

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said thursday that the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari, as the presumed presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has reassured the opposition party of victory in the forthcoming general elections scheduled for the first quarter of next year.

2019: Ebonyi APC chairman commends peaceful conduct of delegates

Chief Eze Nwachukwu, the Ebonyi Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has commended the conduct of party members that elected the 39 ad-hoc national delegates for the party’s 2019 presidential primary.

Lagos Speaker, 99 others pick APC nomination forms

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday said no fewer than 100 aspirants had picked up nomination forms to contest the state House of Assembly primary election in the last two days.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

2019: Senator Shehu Sani urges APC leadership to drop indirect primaries

A National Assembly member, Sen. Shehu Sani, has urged the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) to jettison indirect primary elections, describing it as “breeding ground for corruption in the country’s democracy”.

2019: Kingsley Moghalu exits alliance, questions Fela Durotoye’s emergence

A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has pulled out of the Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT) alliance, following the emergence of Fela Durotoye as consensus candidate on Thursday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May pictured in Cape Town with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, on 28 August 2018. Picture- @PresidencyZA-Twitter

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa thanks Theresa May for returning sunken WWI ship’s bell

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South africa oon Tuesday thanked thanked British Prime Minister Theresa May for handing over the bell of a World War I ship on which over 600 black South African troops perished when it sunk in 1917.

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Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.

US: Malta seizes $1 billion in counterfeit Libyan money

Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.
Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Sudan summons Ethiopia envoy over deadly cross-border attack

Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Thirteen killed in Katsina bandit attacks

Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
Dr. Dominic Ukpong, Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Health

Akwa Ibom discharges two coronavirus patients

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, who announced this on Saturday said those discharged have been certified negative by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, bringing to 16, the total of those treated and discharged of the viral infection since the first set of cases were recorded on April 1, 2020.

Lagos to decamp pipeline explosion victims from relief camp

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday.