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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

9ice To Contest For Federal House Of Reps

4 years ago /

In January, it was widely reported that music star 9ice will contest for a political post by representing his state, Oyo.

Omisore, PDP Heads For Tribunal Over Osun Election

4 years ago /

Barely 48 hours after the candidate of APC and incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola was declare winner of the August 9th election in Osun state, the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Osun state and its candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore on Monday resolved to take its complaints about last Saturday’s governorship election in the state to the election petition tribunal.

Enugu: Impeachment Panel Summons Governor's Aide, Perm Sec, Others To Testify

4 years ago /

The Enugu State impeachment panel set up to investigate the state Deputy Governor, Sunday Onyebuchi yesterday, summoned Mrs Ifeoma Nwobodo, Chief of Staff to Governor Sullivan Chime and three other officials of the government to testify on some critical issues that arose in the course of the panel’s proceedings.

David Mark Congratulates Aregbesola On His Victory

4 years ago /

Nigerian Senate President, David Mark has congratulated Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state over his victory at Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.      

 

Age Barrier Limiting Youths Should Be Removed From Elective Positions - Jonathan

4 years ago /

Some youth leaders in Nigeria have assured other young Nigerians that the request by Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, for a bill to encourage more youth participation in governance will be duly carried out.  

Osun 2014: There Were Manipulations - Iyiola Omisore Organisation

4 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun state said it is studying the results of Saturday’s governorship election and consulting widely on whether or not to challenge the outcome of the polls.  

Osun 2014: Commitment To The People Is Paramount - Aregbesola

4 years ago /

Re-elected governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has attributed his electoral victory in Saturday's gubernatorial polls to hard work.  

President Jonathan Congratulates Aregbesola, Says Outcome Of Osun Elections Reaffirms FG's Commitment To Fair Elections

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President  Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State on his victory in Saturday's governorship election in the state. The President commends the Independent National Electoral Commission and national security agencies for ensuring that the elections were free, fair, credible and peaceful in keeping with the avowed commitment of his Administration.