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EDO: APC, PDP and Obaseki’s olive branch

In the aftermath of the legal tussle over the governorship election in the state, Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki offered an olive branch to the opposition, the Peoples Dem...

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Nigerian elite responsible for electing wrong leaders into offices —ADP chieftain

Mr Nasir Adewale Bolaji is the chairman, Lagos State chapter of Action Democratic Party (ADP), he speaks on a number of issues, in this interview with BOLA BADMUS. Excerpts: &...

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Impeached Edo Dep. Speaker refuses to return cars

Alexander Okere, Benin A fresh crisis may be brewing in the Edo State House of Assembly as the impeached Deputy Speaker, Mrs. Elizabeth Ativie, has held on to the cars, which...

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No more cash-and-carry politics in Anambra –ABC Nwosu

Tony Okafor, Awka A former Minister of Health, Prof. ABC Nwosu, on Thursday assumed office as the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party in Anambr...

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NADECO dissociates self from clampdown story, US confab

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The National Democratic Coalition has dissociated itself from the opinions of some persons, who claim to be its representatives. NADECO specifi...

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Breaking: Embattled Anambra UPP State Chairman Igwilo recants, lifts suspension on Chidoka, Offodile

The Embattled Anambra state Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Dr. Sylvester Igwilo has recanted on his suspension of two aspirants of the party for the November...

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Obasanjo blasts Agbakoba, says younger generation waiting for dead men’s shoes

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, Thursday said the younger generation of Nigerians are mostly unwilling to beat an alternative path to leadership and contented with waitin...

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Obasanjo blasts Agbakoba, says younger generation with for dead men’s shoes

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, Thursday said the younger generation of Nigerians are mostly unwilling to beat an alternative path to leadership and contented with waitin...

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You’er not in charge of South-West, Ogun PDP tells Ayodele Fayose

Embattled leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State on Thursday said the constitution of the party does not recognize Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Foyose as th...

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Lawmaker threatens to introduce impeachment articles against Trump

U.S. Congressman, Steve Cohen, said on Thursday that he planned to introduce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump because of the comments he made about the v...

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Poll shows most Americans want to keep racism-tainted statues

A new poll Thursday showed that most Americans favor leaving in place statues of Civil War figures associated with the defense of slavery, offering a measure of support for Pr...

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ASUU strike unhealthy for human capacity development – Lawmaker

Sen. Mohammed Hassan (PDP-Yobe) has called on the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to the incessant strikes in the country’s tertiary institutions. Hassan said...

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APGA: Obiano aims higher after Oye’s Court victory

THINGS were shaping better for Governor Willie Obiano, yesterday, after the Court of Appeal, sitting in Enugu vacated the order of mandamus by which Chief Martins Agbaso becam...

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PDP Non-Elective Convention: A political masterstroke

Former President Jonathan, famed for his simplicity was a different political animal at the convention ground last Saturday The post PDP Non-Elective Convention: A political m...

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Anambra lawmaker dies after primary election

Tony Okafor, Awka A member of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Mr. Francis Mmegbuaneze, is dead. He died barely 12 hours after participating in the primary of the All Prog...

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Why PDP delegates should look at me to beat Obiano — Obiogbolu

PDP aspirant Dr. Alex Obiogbolu, has praised the sense of unity among party members urging them to sustain it towards achieving the desired goal of defeating the incumbent APG...

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Obiano’s many enemies’ll not allow him win —Ojukwu

MEGA Progressives Peoples Party, MPPP, governorship aspirant, Prince Angus Chuma Ojukwu, said that even if Governor Willie Obiano emerges as the APGA candidate he will not win...

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Otti attacks Ikpeazu over Abia $200m foreign loan

Oladimeji Ramon and Ogbonnaya Ikokwu A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, has expressed concern about the $200m African Development...

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2019: INEC swears in nine more RECs

Fidelis Soriwei The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, on Wednesday swore in nine more Resident Electoral Commissioners ahead of t...

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PDP to raise caretaker committees for Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Peoples Democratic Party has agreed to raise caretaker committee in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo and Osun states. The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele...

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Confusion as APC cancels meeting with governors

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja There was confusion at the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja on Wednesday as the party failed to hold its monthly meeting wi...

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Tricycle Union endorses Obiano’s second term bid

KKAWAAPU Amalgamated Tricycle Union of Anambra State, an umbrella body uniting all the tricycle unions operating in the state, has endorsed Governor Willie Obiano for second t...

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Breaking: Trump sacks Nigeria’s Ogunlesi as adviser

Nigerian born international CEO, Adebayo Ogunlesi has now ceased to be an adviser to embattled US President Donald Trump. Trump sacked him today along with other distinguished...

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Buhari has kept a grip on power despite his medical leave – Reuters

The window for Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria's stand-in president, to launch bold economic reforms and wrestle the ill-disciplined naira currency into shape is fast clos...

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INEC registers new political party

The Independent National Electoral Commission has registered another political party, African People’s Party, bringing the number of parties to 46. INEC Chairman Mahmooh Yak...

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INEC registers new party

The Independent National Electoral Commission has registered another political party, African People’s Party, bringing the number of parties to 46. INEC Chairman Mahmooh Yak...

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Anambra Gov. election: YPP holds primary poll Aug. 26

The Young Progressive Party on Wednesday announced that it had slated August 26 for its primary election ahead of the Nov. 18 Anambra governorship election. In a statement by...

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[BREAKING] INEC swears in nine more RECs towards 2019 elections

  Fidelis Soriwei The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, on Tuesday swore in nine more Resident Electoral Commiss...

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INEC swears in nine more RECs towards 2019 elections

Fidelis Soriwei The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, on Tuesday swore in nine more Resident Electoral Commissioners ahead of the...

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2018 gov election: I want to redeem Ekiti, says Oni

A Governorship Aspirant of All Progressives Congress, Chief Segun Oni, says his re-election bid is a redemption mission and urges every progressive-minded person to be partake...

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Ekiti gov election: I want to redeem Ekiti, says Oni

A Governorship Aspirant of All Progressives Congress, Chief Segun Oni, says his re-election bid is a redemption mission and urges every progressive-minded person to be partake...

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Anambra poll: Obiano wins APGA ticket, UPP suspends Chidoka

Tony Okafor, Awka The incumbent Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, on Tuesday emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the November 18 poll in th...

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Dissolution: S’West PDP excos sue Makarfi, others

Oladimeji Ramon The South-West Zonal Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has headed for the Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge the dissolution of the par...

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Quit notices must be stopped, says PDP BoT

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party has warned that the call by northern youths on Igbo to quit the region and similar call by militant...

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‘Kwankwaso still APC member’

Ted Odogwu, Kano The Organising Secretary of the Kano Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Suraju Kwankwaso,  on Tuesday dismissed as baseless and unfounded, claims that...

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Ondo Assembly okays commissioners

Peter Dada, Akure The Ondo State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed the 18 commissioner-nominees sent to it by the state Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu. Akeredolu sent the...

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Obiano has performed, deserves second term — Obi, Anambra APGA boss

Governor Obiano came into office prepared to use his private sector wealth of experience and innovative ideas to deliver dividends of good governance to the good people of Ana...

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APC and the politics of restructuring…

Last Thursday, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee, (NWC) inaugurated a committee led by theKaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, wit...

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I’m on a divine mission —Edochie, Nollywood actor

It was jubilation galore, yesterday, in Onitsha as Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, stormed a meeting of the Democratic People’s Congress, DPC to assert his readiness to contes...

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APC, PDP disagree on state of the nation

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The All Progressives Congress has called on the Peoples Democratic Party to atone for its sins and beg Nigerians for forgiveness for the pains the former...

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Oath taking scare hits APC

ABOUT 4,500 anticipated statutory and special delegates who are expected to vote to select who flies the gubernatorial flag of the APC are in palpable fear over an alleged pla...

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New Speaker presides at Edo Assembly

Alexander Okere, Benin The Edo State House of Assembly on Tuesday resumed plenary with the new Speaker, Mr. Kabiru Adjoto, presiding, 24 hours after the former Speaker, Dr. Ju...

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Chidoka, Ofodil did not show documentary evidence they resigned from PDP – UPP

United Peoples Party (UPP) in Awka on Tuesday announced the suspension of some of its leading members in Anambra for alleged anti-party activities. The post Chidoka, Ofodil...

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Quit notice a joke that must not be allowed, Jibrin warns

Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Walid Jibrin has warned those issuing quit notices to Nigerians of other ethnic nationalities to stop forthw...

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Anambra guber: Chidoka not suspended in UPP

Anambra guber: Chidoka not suspended in UPP The post Anambra guber: Chidoka not suspended in UPP appeared first on Vanguard News...

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ASUU strike political – Lawmaker

A House of Representatives member, Rep. Johnson Agbonayinma (Edo-PDP), has alleged that the Academic Staff Union of Universities’ strike is politically motivated. Agbonayinm...

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Buhari calls Sierra Leone President over mudslide

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sympathized with the Sierra Leone President, Ernest Bai Koroma over the recent mudslide in the country that caused huge loss of lives and massiv...

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[BREAKING] Obiano emerges APGA candidate for Anambra poll

Tony Okafor, Awka The incumbent governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, on Tuesday emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the November 18 poll in th...

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Obiano emerges APGA candidate for Anambra poll

Tony Okafor, Awka The incumbent governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, on Tuesday emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the November 18 poll in th...

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Breaking: Senate to pass anti-hate speech, jungle justice bills to law soon – Saraki

As the 8th Senate lays out its agenda for the next 22-months, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that due to the rising tensions in the polity, the...

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Embrace ‘change begins with me’ message, Akeredolu tells corps members

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has advised corps members to plan to be self- reliant by keying into the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development progr...

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Anambra Gov primary: APC alleges candidate bribes, asks delegates for oath-taking

Tony Okafor, Awka Ahead of the August 19 governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Anambra State, a protest on Tuesday erupted at Nzam, Anambra West Local Gover...

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Kogi Assembly increases by 4 Gov. Bello’s special advisers to 25

The Kogi House of Assembly on Tuesday approved four additional Special Advisers for Gov. Yahaya Bello. The post Kogi Assembly increases by 4 Gov. Bello’s sp...

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SSRG dismisses calls for restructuring, says corruption is Nigeria’s problem

The South-South Reawakening Group has dismissed calls for the restructuring of the country as a noisy distraction from what it yesterday declared as the ongoing efforts toward...

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Edo Assembly Crisis: APC, Oshiomhole should be held responsible – Onaiwu

Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the last Edo governorship election, Chief Osaro Onaiwu, yesterday described the impeachment saga that played out in...

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Devolution of power to the regions or regional government is the only way to save the country – Gani Adams

The National Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Chief Gani Adams, has urged the National Assembly to amend the constitution to meet the people’s aspirations and re...

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New Edo Speaker orders House Clerk to retrieve predecessor’s official vehicles

Alexander Okere, Benin the new Speaker of Edo State Houseof Assembly, Honourable Kabiru Adjoto, has ordered the clerk of the House to take steps to retrieve the official vehi...

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Obama’s tweet condemning hate killing becomes third most-liked in history with 2.4m likes

A tweet by ex-President Barack Obama condemning the Saturday racial killing in Charlottesville, American State of Virginia, has received 2.4 million likes and still counting...

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BREAKING: New Speaker presides as Edo Assembly resumes plenary

Alexander Okere, Benin  Nearly 24 hours after it changed its leadership, the Edo State House on Tuesday resumed plenary, with the new Speaker, Mr. Kabiru Adjoto, presiding of...

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New Speaker presides as Edo Assembly resumes plenary

Alexander Okere, Benin  Nearly 24 hours after it changed its leadership, the Edo State House on Tuesday resumed plenary, with the new Speaker, Mr. Kabiru Adjoto, presiding of...

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Kwankwaso remains APC member, insists organising secretary

Ted Odogwu, Kano The organising secretary of the Kano state chapter of the All Progressive Congress, Suraju Kwankwaso,  today in Kano, dismissed as baseless and unfounded, c...

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S’West PDP excos’ dissolution illegal – Kashamu

Oladimeji Ramon The lawmaker representing Ogun West in the Senate, Buruji Kashamu, has said the dissolution of the Peoples Democratic Party executive council in the South-West...

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Tricycle operators endorse Obiano

TRICYCLE operators in Anambra State under the aegis of, KKAWAAPU Amalgamated Tricycle Union of Anambra State, an umbrella body uniting all the tricycle unions operating in the...

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I haven’t indicated interest in Delta gov race – Kachikwu

Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that he has not indicated interest in running for the governorship of Delta S...

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ANTI-PARTY ACTIVITIES: Banire shuns disciplinary committee as party seeks his suspension

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, Ward C, in Mushin local government area has urged the leadership of the party to suspend the party’s National Legal Adviser, Dr Muiz Bani...

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‘Ladoja no longer Accord Party member’

Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan A chieftain of the Accord Party, Abiola Ajaja, on Monday said the party’s candidate in the last governorship election in Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, w...

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We chose US for our conference to avoid clampdown –NADECO

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt THE National Democratic Coalition and the Institute for Strategic Development Studies have said they decided to hold a conference on the state...

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Obiano set for APGA factional primaries today

EVERYTHING is set for today’s primaries of the Chief Victor Oye-led All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, which would take place at the Professor Dora Akunyili Women Develo...

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Free-for-all as Edo Assembly impeaches Speaker

Alexander Okere, Benin There was drama at the Edo State House of Assembly on Monday when the Speaker of the House, Dr. Justin Okonoboh, was impeached, following an impeachment...

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Sultan rejects restructuring, advocates devolution of economy

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday called on Nigerians to focus on the devolution of the economy rather than the restructuring the country. The News Agen...

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