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The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.

Obafemi Hamzat: My father was man of the people

Lagos State Deputy governor-elect, Obafemi Hamzat, has described his late father, Oba Olatunji Hamzat, Olu of Afowora Sogade, Ogun State, as a great man who committed his life to the service of the people.

Why politics is war in Nigeria

Selfishness, the pursuit of self-interest and self-aggrandisement are the driving forces of Nigerian politicians. From bottom to top and back again, of those emotions, not one is free, not one is clean, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s widely touted emblem of what is sane and altruistic in the polity.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: YDP, NCP, SNC, 12 others adopt APC candidate

No fewer than 15 gubernatorial candidates in Oyo State on Thursday adopted the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, as the sole candidate of their respective political parties ahead of the election billed to take place on Saturday.
The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.

Ogbomoso stands still as Adebayo Alao-Akala campaigns for APC candidate Bayo Adelabu

The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.
Ibikunle Amosun

Rotimi Paseda: Blame Governor Amosun for water scarcity in Ogun

The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ogun State, Rotimi Paseda, has blamed Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led government for water scarcity in some parts of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: Coalition of progressive parties adopts President Buhari

Coalition of Progressive Political Parties Friday in Abuja endorsed the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari for February 16, 2019 presidential election.
Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)

Electoral Act: UPN backs Muhammadu Buhari on accent withdrawal

The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) backs President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold his accent to the amended Electoral Act passed by the National Assembly

Bola Tinubu: Frederick Fasehun left behind fine legacies

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, described the late Dr Fredrick Fasehun as a renowned pro-democracy and good governance activist who left behind fine legacies.

Afenifere: Frederick Fasehun’s demise a big loss to Nigeria

Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has described the demise of the founder of Odua Peoples Congress, Dr Frederick Fasehun, as a big loss to the country.

OPC founder Frederick Fasehun passes on

According to a report, the octogenarian died in the early hours of Saturday at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Bukola Saraki, Abdulfatah Ahmed react to Kwara by-election won by APC

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed have both reacted to the Saturday’s by-election in Kwara State won by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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APC floors PDP to win Kwara, Katsina by-elections

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Raheem Olawuyi, was on Saturday declared the winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency bye-election held across the four councils in Kwara.
Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)

UPN quits Ogun guber race, declares for SDP’s Rotimi Paseda

The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) in Ogun State on Saturday withdrew from next year’s governorship election and declared its support for Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Otunba Rotimi Paseda ahead of the election.

INEC releases names of candidates for by-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of political parties and their nominated candidates for by-elections in Kastina, Bauchi, Kwara and Cross River, scheduled for Nov. 17.
Unity Party of Nigeria

Ahmed Sakil emerges UPN presidential candidate

The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) on Saturday elected Alhaji Ahmed Sakil as its presidential candidate for the 2019 elections.

Bankole Okuwa: Political parties frustrating INEC

Prof Bankole Okuwa, the National Chairman of Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) says it is the political parties and politicians in the country that have been making the job of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) very difficult.

Peter Ameh emerges IPAC national chairman

Chief Peter Ameh of the People’s Progressive Party on Wednesday in Abuja emerged the National Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council.

47 political parties’ chairs reject Peter Ameh as IPAC chair

Forty-seven chairmen of political parties, under the auspices of Concerned Leaders, have protested the candidature of Chief Peter Ameh of the Progressives Peoples Alliance to contest the Chairmanship of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC).

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Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.

NPFL Playoffs: Enyimba beat Ifeanyi Ubah to climb top spot

Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.

NPFL Playoffs: Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope

Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Manchester United completed a deal for Wales winger Daniel James this summer (Getty)

Manchester United-bound Daniel James likened to Usain Bolt and Ronaldo

Jet-heeled Manchester United-bound winger Daniel James was likened to eight-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazil icon Ronaldo by Hungary coach Marco Rossi ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier with Wales.
Richard Young, Deputy Delegation to the EU

EU: 2,084 Nigerians entered Europe illegally in two years

One in every 10 illegal immigrants who entered Europe between 2015 to 2016 was a Nigerian, the European Union has said.
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Internet blackout across Sudan

Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters.