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ALL PROGRESSIVE GRAND ALLIANCE (APGA) HAS WON SATURDAY BY-ELECTION INTO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SEAT FOR MAGAMA/RIJAU FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY IN NIGER STATE. APGA DEFEATED THE ADC AND THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) IN THE RESULT RELEASED BY THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC). THE PARTY CANDIDATE, SALIHU SALLEH, POLLED 22,965 VOTES TO BEAT HIS CHALLENGER, […]

IN ITS REACTION, THE PDP SAID IT WAS NOT IN THE LEAST WORRIED BY THE PLAN BY OKOROCHA AND A FEW OF HIS FRIENDS TO FORM A NEW POLITICAL PARTY. NATIONAL PUBLICITY SECRETARY OF THE PARTY, KOLA OLOGBONDIYAN, IN A TELEPHONE INTERVIEW WITH ONE OF OUR CORRESPONDENTS, IN ABUJA, ON MONDAY,  EXPLAINED THAT THE PDP […]

THE SENATOR REPRESENTING IMO WEST AND FORMER GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE,  CHIEF  ROCHAS OKOROCHA, HAVE OPENLY CRITISIZED  HIS PARTY, THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS, SAYING THE RULLING PARTY WAS HURRIEDLY FORMED TO HIJACK POWER FROM THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY IN 2015. OKOROCHA, IN AN INTERVIEW WITH JOURNALISTS IN ABUJA, SAID HE AND OTHER PROGRESSIVE-MINDED POLITICIANS WERE […]

THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT, ABUJA, HAVE FIXED THE 9TH OF JANUARY FOR RULING ON THE ALLEGED CERTIFICATE FORGERY SUIT INVOLVING THE EDO STATE GOVERNOR, GODWIN OBASEKI. THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) HAD DRAGGED THE GOVERNOR TO COURT AFTER IT ACCUSED HIM OF FORGING HIS CERTIFICATE AHEAD OF LAST YEAR’S GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN EDO STATE. THE […]

A FORMER GOVERNOR OF ZAMFARA STATE, AHMED SANI YERIMA, ON WEDNESDAY DECLARED HIS 2023 PRESIDENTIAL BID. PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI WILL END HIS EIGHT-RULE IN 2023 AND RECENT DISCUSSIONS HAD CENTRED ON WHICH REGION AMONG NIGERIA’S SIX GEOPOLITICAL ZONES WOULD PRODUCE THE COUNTRY’S NEXT PRESIDENT IN THREE YEARS’ TIME. YERIMA, WHO ANNOUNCED HIS INTENTION TO VIE […]

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON WEDNESDAY REJECTED A BILL WHICH PROPOSED 70 YEARS AS AGE LIMIT FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL VYING FOR THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT. THE BILL ALSO PROPOSED 65 YEARS AS THE AGE LIMIT FOR ALL PERSONS TARGETING SEATS IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. THE BILL WHICH WAS SPONSORED BY A MEMBER OF THE […]

FORMER VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS, APC, SOUTH-SOUTH, HILLIARD ETTA HAS MOCKED PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AND OTHER PARTY MEMBERS WHO ATTENDED THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, NEC, WHERE HE WAS PURPORTEDLY EXPELLED FROM THE PARTY. THE APC HAD ON TUESDAY EXPELLED ETTA FOR VIOLATING THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE’S INSTRUCTION. KADUNA STATE GOVERNOR, NASIR EL-RUFAI, […]

FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT ANYIM PIUS ANYIM ON MONDAY PETITIONED PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE MOHAMMED ADAMU AND THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES (DSS) OVER ALLEGED PLOT TO KILL HIM FOR NOT DEFECTING FROM THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) TO THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC). HE ALLEGED THAT EBONYI STATE GOVERNOR DAVID UMAHI WAS BEHIND […]

MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION ROTIMI AMAECHI HAS BACKED THE CALL FOR THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) TO RESPECT ITS ZONING FORMULA IN PICKING ITS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE FOR 2023 ELECTIONS. AMAECHI SAID ON AN INTERVIEW WITH NEWSMEN THAT HE AGREED WITH THE SUBMISSION OF HIS COUNTERPART IN THE MINISTRY OF WORKS AND HOUSING, BABATUNDE FASHOLA. FASHOLA ON […]

GOVERNORS, SENATORS, THE POLICE SERVICE COMMISSION (PSC), CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS AND OTHER NIGERIANS ON MONDAY CALLED FOR A REJIG OF THE SECURITY ARCHITECTURE FOLLOWING THE KILLING OF 43 FARMERS IN BORNO STATE BY BOKO HARAM INSURGENTS ON SATURDAY. THEY ALSO CALLED FOR A REPLACEMENT OF THE SERVICE CHIEFS AS RECOMMENDED BY THE SENATE IN A […]


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