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APC Southeast Youth Leaders Demand Compensation For Region

1 week ago /

Less than two months to the inauguration of the members of the National Assembly, the southeast youth leaders of the All Progressive Congress, APC want the national leadership of the party to ensure that the region is not shortchanged in the 9th Assembly.

APC Files Petition Against Bauchi Governorship Election At Tribunal

1 week ago /

The All Progressives Congress, (APC), in Bauchi, has filed a petition at the election tribunal in the state challenging the outcome of the recent governorship election which its candidate Mohammed Abubakar, the incumbent governor, lost to the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP), Bala Mohammed. 

PDP Files Petition Against Governor Ganduje In Kano

1 week ago /

Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano State, Abba Yusuf, has filed a petition before the Governorship Election Tribunal challenging the election of Abdullahi Ganduje as governor.

Don’t Rename Varsity After Me, Ex-Ghanaian President, Rawlings Tells Ministry

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Former President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings, has rejected an attempt by the nation’s Ministry of Education to rename the University of Development Studies after him.

Gov. Shettima Consults With Security Chiefs Over Relocation Of Jakana Community

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Following the relocation of residents of Jakana community in Borno State to a camp in Maiduguri, the State Governor, Kashim Shettima has conducted several meetings with security chiefs to resolve the issue.

INEC Sets Timeline For Kogi And Bayelsa Polls

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed November 2 for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

Ambode Inaugurates Transition Committee

1 week ago /

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has inaugurated a 20-member transition committee that would be saddled with the responsibility of ensuring a seamless transition to the next administration on May 29, 2019.

Ekiti Governor Swears-In New Commissioners

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Ekiti State Government now has a full-fledged executive council as the Governor of the state, Kayode Fayemi swore in 14 additional commissioners and some special advisers on Tuesday.

Kwara Sets Up Transition Committee

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Less than eight weeks to the end of his administration, the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has set up a twenty-five-man transition implementation committee to put all machinery in place for a smooth take off for the incoming administration.

CSO Wants INEC To Complete Collation Of Imo North Senatorial Results

1 week ago /

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy, a civil society group in Nigeria wants the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to complete collation of the Imo North election result and make a declaration.

PDP Accuses INEC Of Frustrating Useni's Petition

1 week ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is frustrating the party’s efforts to challenge the recent victory of Governor Simon Lalong at the Election Petition Tribunal.

Okorocha Again Denies Forcing INEC Official To Announce Him Winner Of Senatorial Election

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Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has again reacted to allegations that he forced the returning officer of Imo West Senatorial Election, Professor Innocent Ibeawuchi to announce him as the winner of the election.

Dogara Canvasses Free Choice Of Assembly Leaders

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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara says it will be wise to allow the leadership of the 9th Assembly emerge through the free choice of members-elect.

Osinbajo Urges World Leaders To Contain Hate Speech

1 week ago /

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has called on Africa and world leaders to contain hate speeches and inciting comments.  

PPP Seeks Nullification Of Kano And Rivers Governorship Elections Over Exclusion

1 week ago /

One of the young political parties in Nigeria, the Peoples Progressive Party, PPP, has headed to election tribunal in Kano and Port Harcourt seeking the nullification of the governorship elections held in Kano and Rivers States.

Mark Tasks Political Class On Mentoring New Leaders

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The immediate past president of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark has enjoined Nigeria's aging political class to start grooming a fresh crop of leaders for the country.

APC Women Insist On Affirmative Action

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Women aspirants on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, said the party must take into consideration the United Nations, UN affirmative action for women when putting together the next Federal Executive Council, FEC, and other branches of the government.

Adamawa Election Petition Tribunal Begins Sitting, To Hear 19 Petitions

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The Adamawa state election petition tribunal began its sitting in Yola on Monday.

Former Edo Governorship Aspirant Faults His Suspensions By APC

1 week ago /

Suspended former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Major General Charles Airhiavbere, says his interest to run for the number one job in Edo state in next year's election is the reason for his suspension from the party and not the allegation leveled against him.

PDP Raises Alarm Over Plot To Cause Constitutional Crisis In Rivers

2 weeks ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it has received information of fresh plots by an APC leader in Rivers state, to subvert the will of the people and cause a constitutional crisis in the state.