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PDP

PDP Says Buhari Knows Little About Nigeria

The PDP has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that roads were not rehabilitated after he left the defunct Petroleum Trust Fund as unfortunate.
President Buhari conferred with the title of Ochioha Ndigbo 1 during his visit to Ebonyi state (photo: State House)

Parties Fault Ohanaeze’s Single Tenure For Presidency

The Labour Party has said the Ohanaeze Ndigbo's proposal for a six-year single term for president and governors will not work in Nigeria.

Bauchi Forum Tells Dogara To Forget Re-election

Forum for Youths Leadership in Bogoro, Dass & Tafawa-Balewa Federal constituency in Bauchi State has cautioned Speaker, Yakubu Dogara to bury his 2019 ambition.

Presidency Dismisses Obasanjo, Afenifere Alliance

The Presidency on Tuesday downplayed the alliance between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and leaders of pan-Yoruba social-political organization, Afenifere.

35 Parties To Participate In Ekiti Guber Poll

The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said on Tuesday that 35 political parties would participate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State.
Okorocha

Gov. Okorocha Vows Not To Dump APC

Gov. Rochas Okorocha has vowed not to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for people he described as gold diggers.

I Never Oppressed Anyone As Governor, Oshiomhole Says

National Chairmanship aspirant of the APC Adams Oshiomhole has stated that he never oppressed anyone when he was governor for eight years.

Fayose’s Aide Resigns Over Deputy Governorship Slot

The Special Adviser to Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State on Culture and Tourism, Ademola Bello, has resigned from the cabinet.

Oshiomhole Meets Senate APC Caucus

Former Governor of Edo State Adams Oshiomhole, who is contesting for the chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress, on Tuesday met with the party’s caucus at the Senate.
House of Assembly

Ondo Deputy Speaker Impeached

Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday impeached their Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji.

Buhari Tackles Obasanjo Over $16bn Power Project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday querried the spending of $16bn on power project during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Orji Kalu Gives Oshiomhole Condition For APC Chairmanship Support

Contender for the chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress former Edo Governor Adams Oshiomhole has taken his campaign to another ex-governor Orji Uzor Kalu.

Six-year Single Term Presidency Won’t Favour Igbos – APC Chieftain

The proposed single six-year single term for presidency is a plot to deny Igbos opportunity of having the position, according to a governorship aspirant in Abia State, Chidike Ukauwa.
APC

APC Lacks Direction, Internal Democracy – Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) lacks direction and will soon implode. 
INEC

INEC Mobilises 15,000 Corps Members For Ekiti Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has mobilised over 15,000 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members for July's governorship election in Ekiti.

Ndume, Omo-Agege To Appear Before NASS Today

Former Senate Leader Senator Ali Ndume and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege will appear before the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee investigating the invasion of the red chamber.

Why Nigeria Must Be Restructured – Gov. Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that restructuring is the only way to ensure a “fair, stable and sustainable Nigeria.”

Ogodo Elected Delta APC Chairman

The Delta state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday elected Cyril Ogodo as state chairman of the party.
APC

Adeyeye Denies Joining APC

Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has denied reports that he has joined the APC.

INEC Says Over 240,000 PVCs Uncollected In Abuja

INEC in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has revealed that it is still in possession of 246, 882 uncollected Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs).

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