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Iman Nation Says It Stands With Udom

4 days ago /

Iman unity forum, the umbrella body of Iman Ibom people in Akwa Ibom state have weighed in on recent political developments in the state and say they would resist any attempt to undermine their son Governor Udom Emmanuel

Ekiti PDP Accuses APC Of Evading Election Petition Service

4 days ago /

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of keeping its party secretariat under lock and key, in order to evade service of notice of petition filed against it, over the outcome of the July 14 governorship election in the state.

Lai Mohammed Set To Dethrone The Saraki Dynasty In Kwara Politics

5 days ago /

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Muhammad says that he will not run for any political office during next year’s general election as he will rather work with stakeholders to ensure the success of the All Progressives Congress across the country.

Seven Candidates Jostle For Bauchi South Senatorial Seat

5 days ago /

Ahead of Saturday’s by-election for Bauchi South senatorial district candidates from seven political parties are optimistic of clinching the seat.

National Assembly May Reconvene Next Week

5 days ago /

The National Assembly may reconvene next week to consider the n164bn virement request by the executive for the conduct of the 2019 General Elections.

Labour Party Urges Nigerians To Collect Their PVCS

5 days ago /

The National Chairman of  Labour Party, Abdulsalam Abdulrasheed says Nigerians must collect their Permanent Voter Cards, PVCS to enable them change non-performing Political office holders  during the 2019 Election

38 Opposition Parties Alert Saraki Of Fresh Plot Against Him

5 days ago /

The Chairmen of thirty-eight Opposition Political Parties have alerted the Senate President Bukola Saraki of a fresh plot by the Ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to remove him from office, freeze his personal account and that of the Senate.

APC Asks Senators To Remove Saraki As Senate President

5 days ago /

The All Progressives Congress has asked Nigerian Senators to remove Bukola Saraki as the Senate President due to his dismal failure.

Osun 2018: ADC National Chairman Charges Voters On Vote Buying

6 days ago /

The ADC National Chairman gave the charge shortly after presenting the flag and symbol of the ADC to the Osun governorship candidate, Fatai Akinbade and his deputy, Justice Folahanmi Oloyede in Osogbo the state capital.

INEC Prepares For Kogi By-Election

6 days ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Kogi state says all is set for this weekend's by election to fill the vacant Lokoja/Kogi-Koto, Karfe federal constituency seat in the House of Representatives.

Oshiomhole Appoints Akpabio State Party Leader

6 days ago /

Senator Godswill Akpabio has been appointed the new leader of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State.

Coalition For Change Carpets Obasanjo Over Comments

6 days ago /

Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has been advised to always consider the interest of the Nigerian people before making statements on the state of the nation.

Wike Says APC Not Ready For 2019

6 days ago /

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike says Wednesday’s invasion of the national assembly by masked operatives of the department of state services clearly shows that the APC-led federal government is not prepared for the 2019 general elections.

Akpabio Officially Joins APC

6 days ago /

Former senate minority leader Godswill Akpabio says his decision to join the ruling all progressives congress is borne out of the desire to lead a nationalistic approach to politics in the country.

Governors’ Forum Blasts EFCC For Freezing Benue Accounts

6 days ago /

The chairman of Nigeria’s governor’s forum Abdulaziz Yari says the freezing of Benue state government's account by the economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) is unconstitutional.

INEC Appeals To NASS To Grant N164bn Request For 2019 Election

6 days ago /

The chairman of the independent national electoral commission (INEC) Yakubu Mahmoud has appealed to the leadership of the national assembly to grant the virement request of N164 billion to fund the 2019 election

Abuja Court Restrains Fed Govt From Arresting Saraki

6 days ago /

An Abuja high court has restrained the attorney general of the federation and the police from arresting or harassing the senate president, Bukola Saraki in respect of the Offa robbery incident.

Adesina Speaks On Daura’s Sack

6 days ago /

The special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina says the action taken by acting president Yemi Osinbajo by terminating the appointment of the director general of the department od state services shows that there is unanimity in government.

Security Agencies Ready For Bauchi By-Election

6 days ago /

Ahead of the august 11 senatorial by election, in Bauchi state, security agencies in Bauchi state, north east Nigeria say they are prepared for free, fair and credible election.

Saraki Describes Invasion Of The National Assembly As Show Of Shame

1 week ago /

President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has described the invasion of the national assembly complex by operatives of the department of state service on Tuesday as show of shame that was not necessary in a civilized democracy.