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Buhari Has No Third Term Ambition, Succession Plan -APC

Buhari has no third term ambition, succession plan -APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has reaffirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari, has no third term ambition or a succession plan as being alleged by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning …

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Intrigues, Suspense As APC Plans National Convention

Intrigues, suspense as APC plans national convention

Intrigue,Suspense. These features becloud the much-awaited conduct of ward congresses by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC). The exercise is expected to begin by July 31, 2021. The congresses would be the first of such gathering of party faithful across …

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NCC Facilitated E-Transmission In 2019, Officials Deserve Prosecution – Reps

Reps panel wants NIMASA, NSITF officials prosecuted by EFCC

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives has called for criminal investigation and prosecution of officials of the Nigerian Communications Commission for alleged perjury. The leader of the PDP Caucus, Kingley Chinda, in a statement on Tuesday, …

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High Drama In NASS Over Electronic Transmission Of Election Result

High drama in NASS over electronic transmission of election result

The passage of the 2021 electoral amendment bill, especially clause 52(3) by the National Assembly has continued to generate controversy among Nigerians seeking electronic transmission of election results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as one of the ways …

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You Can’t Blackmail Me Out Of APC, Okorocha Tells Uzodinma

You Can’t Blackmail Me Out Of APC, Okorocha Tells Uzodinma

A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday said that there was no truth in the speculations making the rounds in the state that he was about joining the opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party from the All Progressives …

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Defections: PDP must hold members together, says Makinde

Defections: PDP must hold members together, says Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said the Peoples Democratic Party must do everything to hold its members and chieftains together following the gale of defections which hit the party. Makinde said this on Thursday when Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola-led reconciliation …

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APC summons Lai Mohammed, minister faces anti-party activities allegation

APC summons Lai Mohammed, minister faces anti-party activities allegation

The Kwara State Elders caucus of the All Progressives Congress, on Thursday, called for the immediate suspension of the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed over alleged factionalization of the party, among other anti-party actions. They also called …

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APC, Buhari have failed Nigeria, says Ortom

APC, Buhari have failed Nigeria, says Ortom

As Makinde commissions 65km Moniya-Ijaiye-Iseyin Road Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State yesterday said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed Nigeria economically, security wise, socially and politically. The governor also said, despite all security challenges in the country, the Peoples …

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Gulak’s Killing Heightens Tension In South East On Biafra Memorial Day

Gulak’s Killing Heightens Tension In South East On Biafra Memorial Day

• Buhari, Akeredolu express outrage, urge police to hunt killers • Police: Gulak left the hotel for the airport without escorts • We know nothing about his death, says IPOB • Northern youths give Uzodimma ultimatum to identify killers • Reps …

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Southwest APC Supports Southern Governors’ Ban On Open Grazing

Southwest APC Supports Southern Governors’ Ban On Open Grazing

• Canvasses true federalism, more power and resources to states • Tinubu denies endorsing any candidate for Lagos council elections Southwest leaders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have endorsed the position of the 17 Southern governors taken at …

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Crisis looms in N/Assembly, APC caucus denounce anti-Buhari move

Crisis looms in N/Assembly, APC caucus denounce anti-Buhari move

Members of the majority caucus of the National Assembly are set for a showdown with their colleagues in the minority, over threats to take legislative measures against the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for constitutional breaches. Senators of the …

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ACF, Ohanaeze, PDP slam Buhari as Presidency alleges coup plot

LCCI, ACCI, Others Raise Concerns As Buhari Seeks Nod For Fresh $6.1bn Loan

The Peoples Democratic Party, the Arewa Consultative Forum, the Pan- Niger Delta Forum and the Yoruba sociopolitical group, Afenifere, on Tuesday took a swipe at the Presidency over an allegation that some leaders were plotting to overthrow the President, Major …

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South-East Governors To Amend States’ Laws For EBUBEAGU Security

South-East Governors To Ammend States' Laws For EBUBEAGU Security

As part of efforts to give legal backing to the joint security outfit for the South East region, EBUBEAGU, Governors in the region have directed the amendment of states laws for the new security apparatus. In a bid to forestall …

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Defect to APC, lose your seat, Yari tells Matawalle

Defect to APC, lose your seat, Yari tells Matawalle

A former governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji AbulAziz Yari, has told the state governor, Bello Matawalle, to note that he would lose his seat if he leaves the Peoples Democratic Party, going by the Supreme Court’s verdict that brought him …

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PDP wins Delta House of Assembly by-election

PDP wins Delta House of Assembly by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, declared candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jude Ogbimi, winner of Isoko North Constituency House of Assembly by-election, held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 in Delta State. No fewer than 11 political …

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APC governors’ forum DG says Buni repeating Oshiomhole’s mistakes

APC governors’ forum DG says Buni repeating Oshiomhole’s mistakes

The Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lukman, has said the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress chaired by Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, is repeating the mistakes made by the immediate past …

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Voters registration resumes June 28 – INEC

Voters registration resumes June 28 – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission will commence a nationwide Continuous Voter Registration on June 28 across the 774 Local Government Areas ahead of the 2023 general election. INEC’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this on Thursday during a press conference …

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INEC plans online voter registration, targets 16 million Nigerians

INEC plans online voter registration, targets 16 million Nigerians

In a bid to address the cumbersome process of voter registration at the various centres in Nigeria ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, has said part of the registration exercise will be done online while …

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Again, Obaseki floors APC, wins certificate forgery suit

Again, Obaseki floors APC, wins certificate forgery suit

The Court of Appeal (Abuja Division), on Thursday, dismissed the alleged certificate forgery case filed by the All Progressives Congress, against Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. The appellate court dismissed the suit for lacking in merit and awarded N250,000 cost …

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Govs meet on fuel subsidy, COVID-19 vaccine

Govs meet on fuel subsidy, COVID-19 vaccine

GOVERNORS will on Wednesday meet to discuss the audit report of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation and the issue of petrol subsidy, as well as the r oll out of the COVID-19 vaccine. Other issues to be deliberated upon at …

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