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President Goodluck Congratulates Mutharika As Malawi's President Elect

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Peter Mutharika on his recent election as President of Malawi.

David Mark Wants Legislators To Stay Longer To Help Deepen Democracy

4 years ago /

Nigeria's nascent democracy and its electorate will be richer and more stable if legislators enjoy longer terms in the national and state assemblies.   

Ayo Fayose Donates Crash Helmets To Motorcyclists

4 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate in the Ekiti state June 21 governorship election Ayodele Fayose has distributed five thousand crash helmets to commercial motorcyclists popularly called ‘Okada riders’ to reduce the effect of accidents in the state.

Opposition Parties Jostle For Positions In House Of Representatives

4 years ago /

The House of Representatives was thrown into a rowdy session, Tuesday, over the occupation of all minority parties’ leadership positions by the All Progressives Congress, APC.  

AGF Drags Aminu Tambuwal To Court Over Defecting Lawmakers

4 years ago /

The Attorney General of the Federation has instituted a fresh action against the Speaker of the House of Representatives demanding that the thirty-seven defecting lawmakers be totally barred from participating in any proceedings in the green chamber of the National Assembly.    

Felix Oduah Wins PDP Chairmanship Tussle In Rivers State

4 years ago /

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State and their admirers Thursday turned out in their numbers to celebrate the victory of the state chairman of the party, Felix Obuah in the suit filed by Godspower Ake challenging a court judgment reinstating him as state chairman of the party.    

Supreme Court Dismisses DPP's Appeal Against Governor Uduaghan

4 years ago /

The Supreme Court has dismissed a fresh application by the Democratic Peoples Party governorship candidate in Delta State Great Ogboru in the 2007 general election seeking to have his case against Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan re-listed for hearing.    

PDP Receive Defecting Adamawa APC Lawmakers

4 years ago /

Members of the Adamawa state house of assembly who defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, to the People's Democratic Party, PDP, were received by the PDP executives in the state.  

DAAR Communications Bemoans Continuous Attacks By Political Supporters

4 years ago /

The Board and Management of DAAR Communications Plc have expressed grave concern over the persistent attacks on the crew of Africa Independent Television, covering election in states controlled by the All Progressive Congress, APC.    

INEC To Distribute Permanent Voters Card In 10 States

4 years ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will distribute permanent voters card to eligible voters in ten states of the federation between Friday May 23 and Sunday May 25, 2014.    

PDP Accuses APC Of Insincerity Concerning The Aid To End Insurgency

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it does not see as sincere the recent overtures by the leading opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, to partner with the federal government to end insurgency

PDP Postpones Ekiti Rally

4 years ago /

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has postponed by one week, the Presidential flag-off of Ekiti state governorship election campaign billed for Thursday.  

Feyisetan Fayose Calls On Ekiti Women To Vote En masse In Forthcoming Elections

4 years ago /

Women in Ekiti State have been urged to participate actively in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.    

Ayo Fayose Promises To Improve Welfare of Teachers If Elected

4 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the June governorship election in Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has assured teachers in the state of better welfare if voted in as governor. Fayose said this while addressing supporters in Ise-Ekiti.  

APC Supporters Attack AIT Crew During Kano LG Election

4 years ago /

Mixed reactions have continued to trail Saturday’s local government election in Kano state.

Ayo Fayose Calls Bola Tinubu's Allegation On Plan To Rig Ekiti Election As Reckless

4 years ago /

The assertion by the All Progressive Congress (APC) national leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had planned to rig the Ekiti state governorship poll has been described as reckless talk.  

Ayo Fayose Takes Governorship Campaign To Rural Areas

4 years ago /

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the June governorship election in Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has promised the rural dwellers provision of improved social amenities if elected as governor again.  

Constituency Project: Honourable Aishatu Modibbo Thanks President Jonathan

4 years ago /

The chairperson, Nigeria's house of representatives committee on constituency projects, Aishatu Dahiru Modibbo has commended president Goodluck Jonathan and the executive for continuously providing funds to support national assembly members in the implementation of zonal constituency projects.  

Gabriel Suswam Wins Election Petition At The Supreme Court

4 years ago /

The Supreme Court has dismissed the suit filed by the then action congress of Nigeria governorship candidate in Benue State, Steve Ugba who is asking the court to re-open his case.    

INEC Ready To Distribute PVC

4 years ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is ready to distribute the Permanent Voters Card PVC.                                     T