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Omisore

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.
Oyebamiji

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

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.
APC

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.
APC

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

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.

Adesina Has ‘Lost His Mind’ – Fani-Kayode

Former Culture Minister Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed he is "finally convinced" that presidential media aide Femi Adesina "has lost his mind."

Omokri Wonders If Buhari Fears God

Former Presidential aide Reno Omokri has wondered if President Muhammadu Buhari fears God and does hate Christians.
Atiku

PDP Reacts To Endorsment Of Atiku As Presidential Candidate Report

The Bayelsa chapter of the PDP has refuted claims that it endorsed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the party’s presidential candidate for the 2019 elections.

MKO Abiola’s Son To Contest APC National Youth Leadership Position

Abdulmumin Abiola, son of late MKO Abiola, has joined the race for the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth Leader.

Makarfi Reveals How PDP Will Defeat APC In 2019

Former National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  Ahmed Makarfi has said the party will win the 2019 presidential election since it is about the people. 
Adebayo Adelabu

Adegoke Adelabu’s Grandson Joins Oyo Governorship Race

A former Deputy Governor of the CBN, Adebayo Adelabu, on Wednesday declared his intention to contest the Oyo state governorship election in 2019 on the platform of APC.
Agbakoba

Agbakoba’s Movement Adopts ANN As Political Party

The Nigerian Intervention Movement (NIM) has adopted Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) as the political party to contest the 2019 general elections.
uMAHI

APC, Others Plotting To Assassinate Me – Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has alleged that opposition leaders in the state are planning to kill him and take over the state in 2019.

Gov. Bello Urges Ekiti Residents To Vote Fayemi

Gov Yahaya Bello has urged the people of Ekiti State to vote for the APC candidate Kayode Fayemi in the forthcoming governorship elections in the state.

Makarfi Credits PDP For Political Success

Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Ahmed Makarfi has said the former ruling party made him who he is today.
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