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Rain Delays APC National Convention

The national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for 10am is yet to commence fully as of 2:00pm due to downpour.

Imo People Ready To Die For Me – Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that the people of the state love him and would stone anyone who criticizes him. 

APC Holding National Convention With Stolen Funds – PDP

The PDP has accused the APC of organising its National Convention with funds stolen from the nation's treasury.

Fani-Kayode Reacts To Herdsmen Killing In Adamawa

Former Culture Femi Fani-Kayode has said "heaven reward [President Muhammadu] Buhari for this great evil and for his collusion with the terrorists."

Shehu Sani Says Oyegun Ruined APC

Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna Central) has backed former Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole for the National Chairman of the APC.

SGF Mustapha Reveals Why FG Endorsed Oshiomhole As APC Chairman

SGF Boss Gida Mustapha has said ex-Governor of Edo State Adams Oshiomhole is the right man to led the APC to victory in 2019.

Christian Elders Reveal Buhari’s Plans To End Christianity In Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari wants to end Christianity in Nigeria by pursuing an anti-Christian agenda, says the National Christian Elders Forum. 

PDP Sends Delegation To DSS DG Over Members’ Arrest

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sent a delegation to the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawan Daura, over the spate of arrests of its members.

APC Convention: Police Deploy 5000 Personnel, Six Armoured Vehicles

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the deployment of 5000 personnel, two helicopters and six Armoured vehicles to maintain law and order at the Eagle Square, Abuja.

Atiku Informs PDP Of His Presidential Aspiration

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has notified People Democratic Party (PDP) of his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election.

Omisore Promises To Deliver Osun To SDP

Former Deputy Governor of Osun state Senator Iyiola Omisore has vowed to win the Osun state governorship election if he emerges as the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate for the election.

PDP Demands Release Of Senator Abaribe

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the arrest of the senator representing Abia-South Enyinnaya Abaribe by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Fayemi Urges Voters To Ignore Fayose’s Alleged Violence Threat

Former Minister and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the July 14 Ekiti governorship election, Kayode Fayemi, has urged voters not to be bothered by threats of violence allegedly made Governor Ayodele Fayose.

Osun Finance Commissioner Joins Governorship Race

The Osun State Finance Commissioner, Bola Oyebamiji, yesterday joined other 28 aspirants vying for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket.

PDP Says Buhari, APC Desperate Ahead 2019 Election

Spokesperson of the PDP Kola Ologbondiyan has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC are desperately clamping down on opposition leaders.

Oshiomohole Unopposed For APC Chairman As Ebri Withdraws

The coast is clear for former Edo governor Adams Oshiomhole’s bid for the chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the last of his rivals, Clement Ebri, has announced his withdrawal from the race.

Edo ‘Relocates’ Govt House To Abuja Ahead APC Convention

Elders, leaders and people from Edo State have taken over Abuja ahead of the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) holding in the Nigerian capital on Saturday.

Group Accuses Politicians Of Buying Voter Cards In Ekiti State

A policy advocacy group YIAGA AFRICA has accused politicians of buying voter cards in Ekiti state ahead of the upcoming governorship election scheduled for July 14.

Appeal Court Gives Rivers APC Go Ahead To Attend National Convention

The Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered a stay of execution of the High Court order issued by Justice Chinwendu Nworgu, stopping the ward, local and State Congresses of the APC.

APC Lists 6,800 Delegates For National Convention

At least 6,800 delegates are expected to elect the next national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday in Abuja.
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