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Ekiti Debt Profile Worrisome — Fayose

4 years ago /

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, and the state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Tayo Ekundayo, yesterday locked horns over the debt profile of the state.

Adamawa Probe Panel For Nyako Commence Sitting

4 years ago /

The probe panel set up by the acting governor of Adamawa state Alhaji Umaru Ahmadu Fintiri up to investigate the former Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State has commenced sitting in Yola, the Adamawa state capital The panel headed by Justice Umar Bobboi.  

I Will Only Join The PDP If Satan Converts To Islam - El Rufai

4 years ago /

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has ruled out any possibility of leaving the party for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.    

Tinubu, Buhari, Akande, Others Make APC Board Of Trustees

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress has appointed at least 74 persons, ranging from former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari; and former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu as members of its Board of Trustees.  

APC Warns Against Arrest Of Its Chairman In Borno, Urges DSS To Shun Partisanship - Lai Mohammed

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly warned against the plan by the DSS, acting at the behest of some politicians, to arrest its Chairman in Borno State Hon Ali Abubakar Dalori on trumped-up charges, saying it is capable of precipitating a crisis in an already-volatile environment.  

Aspirants Jostle For PDP Adamawa Governorship Nomination

4 years ago /

Just a day to the close of the sale of nomination forms for the impending governorship bye-election in Adamawa state northeast Nigeria, aspirants have indicated their intention to run on the platform of People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

Nasarawa Legislators Petitions NJC Over Al-Makura

4 years ago /

The political drama in Nasarawa state is far from being over.

Ribadu Picks Up Adamawa Governorship Form

4 years ago /

Former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has picked up the People's Democratic Party's (PDP) gubernatorial candidate form and is now poised to run in its primaries ahead of the October poll.   

Lai Mohammed, Three Others File N500m Suit Against DSS

4 years ago /

The National publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed and three others have instituted a N500 million suit against the Directorate of State Security (DSS) for their alleged arrest and detention by agents of the service during the just concluded governorship election in Osun State.

2015 Election: Atiku Set To Declare Intention

4 years ago /

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is set to declare his intention to contest in the 2015 presidential election.

I Will Declare My Presidential Ambition At The Right Time - Tambuwal

4 years ago /

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal has said he will make public his ambition at the right time.

Ribadu's Defection Wouldn't Affect Our Electoral Fortunes - APC

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said on Sunday in Yola that the defection of Mallam Nuhu Ribadu to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would not affect the fortunes of the party in Adamawa.

APC Condemns The New Plan To Impeach Al-Makura

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the renewed plan by the Nasarawa State House of Assembly to impeach Governor Tanko Al-Makura, describing it as a clear act of desperation on the part of the state lawmakers.    

I am Joining PDP For The Country's Interest - Ali Modu Sheriff

4 years ago /

Former Borno State Governor Ali Moudu Sheriff said on Friday in Abuja that his decision to dump the All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party was taken in the interest of the country.      

National Conference: Presidential Debates To Be Made Mandatory

4 years ago /

The Nigerian national conference wants to make election debates mandatory for candidates seeking elective offices in the country.    

Kwara Declares Public Holiday For Voters’ Registration

4 years ago /

The Kwara State government yesterday declared Friday, August 15 a work-free day to enable residents of the state participates in the voters’ registration exercise.

Eight Injured As APC, PDP Clash in Rivers

4 years ago /

At least eight persons were shot and injured when supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress clashed in Rumueprikom community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Group Rejects Osun Election Result, Calls For Cancellation

4 years ago /

The Justice and Equity Organisation, an Independent National Electoral Commission accredited election observer has called for immediate cancellation of last Saturday’s Osun State governorship election result in nine local government areas over alleged irregularities.

2015: Obasanjo,Tambuwal Hold Secret Meeting In Abeokuta

4 years ago /

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, Tuesday, held a closed-door meeting at his Hilltop home, Abeokuta, capital of Ogun State.

INEC Sets October 11 As Date For Adamawa Governorship Election

4 years ago /

The by-election for the Adamawa state governorship to elect a replacement for impeached governor, Murtala Nyako will hold on October 11, 2014. The governor was impeached alongside his deputy after being found guilty by lawmakers on a 16-count charge of corruption and mismanagement of public funds. This announcement was made by the state Residential Electoral Commissoner Kasim Gaidam yesterday while Mr Kayode Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to the INEC chairman also confirmed the new date to journalists.  Under the Nigerian Constitution, a new governor or president must to be elected within 90 days in the event of an impeachment of a former holder of the office