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Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu addressing newsmen shortly after cating his vote in a polling unit at Alausa, Ikeja earlier today. Photo by Ayo Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Why I’m supporting Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Sunday that his interest in the leadership of the ninth National Assembly had nothing to do with any personal or presidential ambition in 2023 as being speculated in some quarters.
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APC youth groups vow to resist zoning speakership to South-west

A coalition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) youth groups under the umbrella of North-Central APC Young Patriots has vowed to resist any attempt by the leadership of the party to zone the speakership of the House of Representatives to the South-west region.

Ex-Governor Balarabe Musa retires from active politics

Former Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, on Friday said he will no longer participate in active politics due to failing health and old age.

Ebonyi APC faction reject minister’s new zoning formula

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, on Thursday, rejected a new zoning formula proposed by the party’s three-man committee led by the Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, for the Saturday’s state congress of the party.

Ebonyi APC adopts zoning formula ahead state congress

Ahead of next Saturday’s nationwide state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Ebonyi State’s chapter of the party, on Monday, adopted a zoning formula for all the 39 executive positions.

‎Anambra guber: Governor Willie Obiano promises new airport, salary increase, other

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Tuesday flagged off his re-election campaign with a laundry list of promises, including building a new airport and increasing the wages of civil servants.

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NBS: Inflation rate now 11.24 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
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Charly Boy set to perform at 2019 ‘Felabration’ Festival

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
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Absence of three defendants stalls ‘UNILAG gang-rape’ trial

The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.