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Lack of funds, zoning robbed us of our parties’ tickets – Young aspirants

Some young aspirants who vied for tickets of some political parties in the just-concluded primaries of the parties on Friday said they were cheated by leadership of the parties.

Kabiru Marafa: Abdulaziz Yari plotting to destabilise 2019 polls in Zamfara

Senator Kabiru Marafa, Senate Committee Chairman on Petroleum (Downstream), has revealed how Abdulaziz Yari, Zamfara State governor, allegedly plotted to use 8,500 armed youths under the guise of civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) to destabilise the 2019 elections in Zamfara State.
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Kayode Ajulo faults INEC over APC primaries

Dr. Kayode Ajulo, an Abuja based legal luminary and human rights activist, on Thursday, faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) for according recognition and accepting names of all candidates presented by the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC dares governors over N30,000 minimum wage

The organised labour has rejected the governors’ claim that states cannot pay N30,000 minimum wage if it is eventually approved.
Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: NLC condemns threat by governors to sack workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned threat by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), to sack workers if the new national minimum wage of N30,000 is implemented.
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Governors give conditions to accept N30,000 minimum wage

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum says it will re-strategise and dialogue with President Muhammadu Buhari on the issues associated with the proposed N30, 000 minimum wage.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

We’ll sack workers if N30,000 minimum wage must be paid – governors

Nigerian governors rose from their emergency meeting Wednesday night with a resolution that they cannot afford to pay workers a minimum wage of N30,000 unless the organised labour wants its members to be sacked.

NCDC: 1,110 dead as cholera ravages 29 states in Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria as the disease claims more lives in more parts of the country.
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NSCDC arrests two over N2.4 million fraud, currency racketeering

The Zamfara State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps said it had arrested two persons in connection with fake currency and fraud involving N2.4 million.

Usmanu Danfodiyo University establishes center for corporate business

As part of efforts to boost its internally generated revenue, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has established a world-class ICT and Prometric centre for corporate services, as well as to promote information technology in the country.

Babatunde Fashola: We’ve delivered on roads, power, housing

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has declared that his ministry has delivered visible and qualitative achievements to Nigerians since his appointment in November 2015.

Official: Zamfara needs more security personnel to tackle insecurity

The Chairman of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara, Alhaji Salisu-Isah Dangulbi, said on Monday that the state needs more security personnel to effectively address its lingering security challenges.

Report: Aminu Tambuwal not listed by INEC as PDP guber candidate in Sokoto

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, is reportedly not on the list of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 governorship election.

2019: Opposition parties bemoan Zamfara APC over crisis

Reacting to the release of Governorship and State House of Assembly candidates in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with APC candidates missing, the political parties noted that contest without the ruling APC would be a set back to the democracy and electorates.

Imo, Zamfara APC candidates missing from INEC guber lists

Unless there are fresh developments such as judicial interventions, the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field gubernatorial candidates in Imo and Zamfara states next year.

Kaduna Electric: Churches, mosques must pay electricity bill or risk disconnection

The management of Kaduna Electric on Friday called on Churches and Mosques in its franchise States of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara to pay their electricity bills just like other citizens do.
Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he is not behind the interrogation of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Ibikunle Amosun: Linking me to Adams Oshiomhole’s alleged detention is like ‘oversight role’

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has dismissed rumours that he and Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo are behind the alleged detention and grilling of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole.
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PDP accuses Muhammadu Buhari of shielding Adams Oshiomole from alleged corruption prosecution

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari of shielding the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomole from being prosecuted over allegations of corruption.

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Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.

Quadri, Musa and Akhator win big at the Nigeria Sports Award

Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.
Ikemba Uzoezie

Anambra lawmakers dare APGA

Factional Speaker of Anambra House of Assembly (ANHA), Mr Ikem Uzoezie, has dismissed his suspension by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as illegal and uninformed.

Pro-Buhari, Atiku groups appoint Mike Okiro as chairman of campaign boards

Former Inspector-General of Police, and immediate past Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mike Okiro, has been appointed Chairman, Board of Trustees, Progressives Network For Atiku a.k.a Atiku Must Win Congress.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Nigeria can count on me

Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has assured the country he will give his best should he be handed the opportunity to start in goal for the Super Eagles against home team South Africa in today’s important 2019 AFCON.

2019: Simon Lalong charges PDP on clean politics

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has advised the People’s Democratic Party in the state to engage in constructive criticism as well as churn out laudable programmes that can sell the party and candidate instead of resorting to “gutter politics that will not garner votes or support for their party.”