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Niger APC senatorial aspirant head to court over substitution with incumbent

Alhaji Sani Musa (313), who is believed to have won the the Niger East senatorial district primary election has headed to the court to challenge his substitution with incumbent Senator David Umaru.

Niger: Abubakar Sani-Bello, three APC candidates oppose substitution of National Assembly list

The confusion over the list of the National Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State has not abated going by the statements from the Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, and the three senatorial candidates.

David Umaru, Sabi Abdullahi lose APC senatorial primaries in Niger

Two of the serving Senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, Barrister David Umaru and Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi have lost in the senatorial primaries held across the state on Tuesday.

Niger govt releases N6.4 billion from Paris Club refund for local govt workers’ salaries

The Niger State Government announced on Thursday that about N6.4 billion was released to the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs from the Paris Club refund it collected from federal government.

Niger Assembly confirms 14 commissioners, rejects 1 nominee

The Niger House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed 14 nominees for commissioners after a week long screening.

Niger Assembly screens commissioner nominees

Protests and petition almost stopped the commencement of the screening of commissioner nominees by the Niger State of Assembly on Tuesday.

Governor Sani Bello names 18 commissioner nominees

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has submitted the names of 18 commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.

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CDD cautions IGP Adamu against redeployment of CPs few days to election

The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.

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Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

APC warns INEC to enlist its candidates or risk repeating national assembly election in...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.