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Kogi guber: PRP governorship candidate refutes endorsement of Governor Bello for second term

Mr Ayodele Ajibola, the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi, has dissociated himself from the purported endorsement of Governor Yahaya Bello of the APC for second term.

YDP: Wanted kidnap kingpin not our member

The Young Democratic Party (YDP) has urged members of the public to disregard posts and other information that suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, is its member.
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.
Candidates of five political parties featuring in Saturday’s Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) poll, have reeled out their plans for sustainable development.

AMAC chairmanship candidates reel out security, development plans

Candidates of five political parties featuring in Saturday’s Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) poll, have reeled out their plans for sustainable development.

Musa Kanawa: How to attain security, peaceful coexistence in Taraba

The governorship candidate of the Young Democratic Party (YDP), Alhaji Musa Bah Kanawa, has called for recognition of all traditional rulers, ethnic and religious groups in Tabara State, for the much-desired security and peaceful coexistence among the groups to be achieved.
Ezekiel Nya-Etok

Akwa Ibom YDP guber candidate distances self from call to redeploy INEC REC

Young Democratic Party (YDP) Governorship Candidate for Akwa Ibom State, Ezekiel Nya-Etok, has dissociated himself from allegations by the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) against Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) Residence Electoral Commission (REC) for Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, seeking his redeployment.

NMA stages walk against election violence

As part of Inspiration FM’s fitness walks, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Akwa Ibom State Branch led doctors in Akwa Ibom to participate in a Walk Against Election Violence.
Wole Soyinka

Election: Wole Soyinka endorses Kingsley Moghalu for president

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has released a statement endorsing a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, a lawyer and university professor running on the platform of the Young Democratic Party (YDP), for the February 16 presidential election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to base their campaign for 2019 on issues, rather than insults.

2019: Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others to sign Peace Accord

President Muhammadu Buhari and other presidential candidates, including Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are to sign Peace Accord to ensure smooth conduct of 2019 general elections.

Court upholds appointment of Henry Nwabueze as YDP acting national chairman

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Fridays, upheld the appointment of Chief Henry Nwabueze, as acting National Chairman of the Young Democratic Party.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos guber: More opposition parties deny endorsing Jide Sanwo-Olu

More opposition parties in Lagos on Friday denied involvement in the endorsement of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Jide Sanwoolu for 2019.
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 8

2019: Full list of presidential candidates, parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has already scheduled the Presidential and National Assembly elections for Saturday, 16th February.

2019: I will use 25% of my basic salary for education – YDP aspirant

Oladeji Ebisemiju, a State House of Assembly aspirant under the platform of the Young Democratic Party, has promised to use 25 per cent yearly of his annual basic salary to provide educational support to primary and secondary school pupils in the area, if elected.

I’m capable of being Osun State’s next governor – YDP candidate

The gubernatorial candidate of Young Democratic Party in the September 22 election in Osun State, Adebayo Adeolu Elisha, has said he is capable of leading the state and confident of winning the election.

2019: Cleric declares as YDP presidential aspirant

A Cleric, Ogheneoro Emiaso, has declared his intention to contest for the Presidency under the Young Democratic Party (YDP) in 2019 general elections.
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki

Agency plans to freeze Senate, Senator Saraki’s accounts – NUP

National chairmen and other leaders of 45 opposition political parties on Thursday raised the alarm over an alleged plot by a government agency to freeze the bank accounts of the Senate and Senate President Bukola Saraki.
There was large early turnout of voters in Ado-Ekiti capital city, as electorate already trooped out enmasse as early as 6.00am trekking long distances to get to their polling units.

Ekiti goes to poll as electorate decide fate of 35 candidates

The people of Ekiti State will on Saturday queue behind their candidates for the governorship election scheduled to replace the incumbent Ayodele Fayose, whose tenure will end in November.

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Lagos government arraigns two men for ‘forceful abduction’

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