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Ishaku Says FG Plotting To Stop Governors From Seeking Re-election

Gov Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has accused the Federal Government of plotting to stop him and six other governors from seeking re-election.
Fayose

APC Suspends Lawmaker Over Anti-party Activities

An Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker Ojo Asein has been suspended by his Uhonmora Ward 2 for alleged anti-party activities.
PDP

Why PDP May Snub 2019 Election

PDP has stated that it might shun the 2019 general election if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies are partial.

Ortom Makes U-Turn, Says He Remains APC Member

Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Thursday reversed his earlier decision that he was dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Ortom

Gov. Ortom Meets With Oshiomhole After Dumping APC

Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday met the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, at the party's headquarters.
Buhari

Omokri Wonders If Nigeria Has Govt

Former presidential aide Reno Omokri has wondered if there is a government in Nigeria especially with the rate of killings in different parts of the country.
INEC

INEC Fixes Date For Bauchi South Senatorial Election

By-election to fill the vacant seat of Bauchi South Senatorial District at the National Assembly would take place on 11 August, 2018, the electoral body said on Thursday.

APC, Buhari Team Offered N50m Bribe To Opposition – ADC

The African Democratic Congress has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the President Muhammadu Buhari team of giving N50m bribe to opposition parties.
FG Unveils Name, Logo Of New National Carrier

Buhari Brought Back National Carrier From ‘Wilderness’ – Presidency

Lauretta Onochie, media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, has lauded his principal after Nigeria's new national carrier was unveiled on Wednesday.

Aremu Declares Intention To Contest Kwara Gov’ship Election

Issa Aremu has declared to contest the Kwara State Governor seat on the platform of the Labour Party during the 2019 general elections.
electricity

Presidential Aspirant Reveals Those Frustrating Constant Power Supply

Presidential hopeful for the 2019 election Fela Durotoye has revealed that some "vested interests" are responsible for the nation's poor power supply. 

INEC Issues Fayemi Certificate Of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, issued Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Ekiti State Governor-elect, his Certificate of Return.

Atanda Emerges SDP Candidate Ahead Osun Guber Poll

Munirudeen Atanda on Wednesday emerged the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the September 22 Osun State governorship election. Notably absent from the...
APC

Osun APC Gov Aspirant Alleges Plot To Manipulate Gov Primary

Kunle Adegoke, a governorship aspirant of the APC in Osun State, has accused the Osun State Govt of planning to manipulate the party’s governorship primary election.
PDP

PDP Says It Has ‘Facts’ To Prove Ekiti Electon Was Rigged

The Peoples Democratic Party says it has “facts” on how the last Saturday’s governorship election was allegedly rigged in Ekiti State.

INEC Extends CVR Registration Time To Weekends, Public Holidays

The Independent National Electoral Commission has included weekends and public holidays as work days of its personnel in ongoing Continuous Voter Registration.
Jonathan

Jonathan, IBB Hold Private Meeting In Minna

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan and former military leader Ibrahim Babangida on Wednesday met at the latter's Uphill home in Minna, Niger State.
APC

Benue APC Publicity Secretary Resigns

The Publicity Secretary of the Benue chapter of the All Progressives Congress in Benue, Agbo Terkula, has resigned both his membership of the party and the position he occupied.

APC Postpones Osun Governorship Primaries

APC has postponed the Osun state primaries to elect the party’s candidate for the forthcoming governorship election to Friday 20th July, 2018.

INEC Condemns Vote-buying In Ekiti Guber Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has bemoaned over the open buying of votes in the recently concluded Ekiti State governorship election.
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