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South-West govs absence from APC consultative meeting, a protest — Source

John Alechenu The growing rift among leading figures in the All Progressives Congress has been cited as the reason behind the absence of all governors of the South-West states...

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S’West govs absence from APC consultative meeting, a protest — Source

John Alechenu The growing rift among leading figures in the All Progressives Congress has been cited as the reason behind the absence of all governors of the South-West states...

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Anambra poll: Ex-minister backs Obaze, Ekwueme’s daughter

Tony Okafor A first Republic Minister of Aviation, Mbazulike Amaechi, on Saturday, endorsed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Anambra governorship poll, Mr...

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Bayelsa Judge withdraws from expelled APC chair’s case

Simon Utebor The presiding judge of Bayelsa State High Court, Ogbia Division, Justice Raphael Ajuwa, has washed his hands off the case brought before the court by Tiwei Orunim...

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Southern govs to meet in Lagos, discuss fiscal federalism

BAYO AKINLOYE Twelve years after their last gathering, governors from the southern part of Nigeria will on Monday, meet in Lagos to discuss the issue of fiscal federalism and...

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APC tackles Ayade, police over arrest of critic

Mudiaga Affe The All Progressives Congress in Cross River State on Saturday described as unlawful the arrest of a critic of Governor Ben Ayade’s administration, Mr. Paul Ife...

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Oni has no fraud case to answer, say Ekiti lawmakers

KAMARUDEEN OGUNDELE and BAYO AKINLOYE The Ekiti State House of Assembly has said the former Ekiti State Governor, Segun Oni, is not being probed over any allegation of mismana...

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PDP will reclaim Oyo in 2019 — Wabara

Former Senate President, Adolphus Wabara, on Saturday in Ibadan said the Peoples Democratic Party would win the governorship in Oyo State in 2019. Wabara, who stated this duri...

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Anambra governorship election: Candidates, platforms and the father of all battles

In this report, Michael Ovat, in Awka, writes on the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State, the chances of the contenders and their platforms, concluding th...

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Fresh crisis looms in PDP as court asks Makarfi not to recognise South-West chair

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja A Federal High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party from barring the Chief Makanjuola Ogundipe-led South...

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FG’s clampdown on judges aimed at weakening judiciary –Wike

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, said the Federal Government’s clampdown on judges was aimed at weakening the judicial system to pre...

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IYC faults military deployment in N’Delta

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The Ijaw Youth Council has faulted the presence of the military in Niger Delta and insisted that there was no basis for deploying soldiers in t...

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Buhari is killing national economy with heavy loans —Dayo Adeyeye, PDP National Publicity Secretary

National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Dayo Adeyeye, in this interview by BOLA BADMUS, speaks on issues of national interest, declaring tha...

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Fresh crisis looms in PDP as court asks Makarfi not to recognise S’West chair

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja A Federal High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party from barring the Chief Makanjuola Ogundipe-led South...

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Okorocha: One Zuma statue, many controversies

A statue of South African President, Jacob Zuma, unveiled by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, last Saturday has continued to generate severe backlash, with political a...

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Imo Assembly not Okorocha’s puppet – Speaker

GIBSON ACHONU, OWERRI Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly and President of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (African Region), Dr. Hon Acho Ihim, has dismissed...

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Buhari congratulates Ekwueme at 85

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated former Vice President Alex Ekwueme who turns 85 years on Saturday. In a statement by his Special Adv...

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Constitution amendment: Dogara briefs govs on devolution, others

John Alechenu and Olalekan Adetayo The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday briefed governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ F...

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Okowa presents N298bn budget, says Ojougboh unintelligent

Ovie Okpare, Warri Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Thursday, denied allegations by a former National Vice-Chairman (South-South) of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr...

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PDP NEC meets Tuesday

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has fixed Tuesday, October 24, for its national executive committee meeting, The PUNCH learnt on...

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Anambra poll: Osinbajo, Saraki, govs for Nwoye’s rally today

Tony Okafor, Awka The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, are expected to lead a delegation of the national leaders of the All Progre...

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Anambra gov election: INEC to provide albinos with magnifying goggles

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has provided magnifying goggles for polling units to enable people living with albinism to recognise political parties’...

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Make public investigative report on SGF, DG, NIA, group tells presidency

Say No Campaign, a Civil Society Organisation, on Thursday urged the Presidency to publish the report of investigation of alleged fraud against some suspended top government o...

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Constitutional amendment: Devolution of power takes centre stage as Dogara briefs governors

Speaker says lawmakers will listen more Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday night briefed state governors under th...

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