Category: Politics

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Abia: Assembly Lacks Power to Suspend Me, Says LG Boss

BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Umuahia• Beleaguered Chairman of the Umuahia North local government area of Abia State, Chief Chidiebere Nwachukwu, has faulted the State House...

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2019: Atiku’s Group Targets 2m Voters in Cross River 

 BY EDIDEM UYA in Calabar• A socio-political group, Atikunation, working for the actualisation of the presidential aspirations of the former vice president, Atiku...

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2019: Imo APC Splits as Araraume Forms New Group

Says Okorocha cannot produce successor• BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Umuahia• One of the leaders and governorship aspirants in the Imo State Chapter of the All...

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2019: Secondus Clears Ikpeazu, Says You’ve Done Well

APC lawmaker defects to PDP with thousands• BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Umuahia• The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus on Monday...

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Odigie-Oyegun: Northern Leaders Hit Back at Kila, Galadima, Oyewole

Northern leaders on Wednesday raised their voice in protest against critics of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. The...

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APC Granting Amnesty to Murderers Ahead 2019, Says Rivers State

BY AMAKA CHIDUBEM in Port Harcourt• Rivers State government has raised the alarm over what it described as ‘on-going attempt by the leadership of the All...

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OSUN: APC Governorship Aspirant Commends New LG Councillors

A gubernatorial aspirant under the All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Abiodun Ishola Smail Saka-Layonu (SAN), has congratulated the newly elected councillors, urging...

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Rivers 2019 Election: Hausa Community Has Not Endorsed Anybody, Says Musa Saidu

BY AMAKA CHIDUBEM in Port Harcourt• The Hausa community in Rivers State has said that they are not part of the group that endorsed Governor Nyesom Wike for a second...

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No Plan to Rejoin PDP, Says Gov. Ahmed

BY LANRE TAJUDEEN in Ilorin• Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has trashed claims in certain quarters that he is planning to return to the Peoples Democratic...

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George Weah to Review Liberia’s Citizenship Laws

Liberia’s President, George Weah, has called for the removal of a “racist” clause in the constitution, which restricts Liberian citizenship to black people....

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Osun LG Election: Aregbesola Did What PDP Failed to Do in 7 Years

The Osun State Chapter of Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has commended the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) for the smooth conduct of the local...

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Ekiti: You Can Decamp to APC, Fayose Tells Adeyeye

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ekiti• Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has told the former Minister of Works, who is also one of the governorship aspirants under the...

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Oyegun Has Done Well, Says South-south Leaders

BY COLLINS NKWOCHA in Lagos• South-South leaders at the weekend said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun is...

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Olorogun-Etti Canvasses Second Term for Ambode

BY COLLINS NKWOCHA in Lagos• A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Babatunde Olorogun-Etti on Sunday said that Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos...

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Osun LG Polls: Court Adjourns Hearing Till March 12

BY AYODELE ABERE in Osogbo
• A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the hearing on the case restraining the conduct of elections into the Local Council...

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CSOs Advise N’Assembly against Arrogating INEC’s Powers

ADAKU ADINDU in Abuja
• The National Assembly has been advised to halt the attempt to change the order of the 2019 general election as approved by the Independent...

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CAMA, ISA Bills to Get Speedy Passage, Says Saraki

BY ADAKU ADINDU in Abuja• The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) and the Investment and Securities Act (ISA) will get swift consideration and passage after...

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Wike: Nigeria in Life Support, Only PDP Can Revive the Country

BY UKAMAKA CHIDUBEM in Port Harcourt
• Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has disclosed that Nigeria is in life support, saying only the Peoples Democratic Party...

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2019: Buhari Must Go Back Home to Rest, Says ADP

BY AYODELE ABERE in Lagos• The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has labelled those who have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, as insensitive; saying...

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Buhari Not Under Pressure to Declare State of Emergency in Rivers, Says APC 

How Wike intends to influence state of emergency• Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) said the party has read the disgusting tissue of lies contained in...