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2023: Osinbajo hasn’t dumped Presidential ambition, says group

2023: Osinbajo hasn’t dumped Presidential ambition, says group

The Progressive Consolidation Group, a support group committed to working towards the emergence of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as President come 2023, has denied reports that Osinbajo had dumped his purported Presidential ambition. The group said Osinbajo’s focus on his …

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Our govt’ll tackle potholes, erosion, build quality roads – Uba

Our govt’ll tackle potholes, erosion, build quality roads – Uba

THE candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the November 6 Anambra State governorship election, Senator Andy Uba, has promised to tackle the menace of potholes and erosion, if elected. He also berated the state governor, Willy Obiano, over the …

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INEC needs 17,618 workers to conduct APC, PDP primaries

INEC needs 17,618 workers to conduct APC, PDP primaries

The Independent National Electoral Commission will need about 17,618 officials to supervise the primaries of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party, if political parties are restricted to direct primaries for the 2023 general elections. While the National …

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Nnamdi Kanu’s trial: NBA, Ohanaeze, others attack FG as DSS bars lawyers, journalists

Nnamdi Kanu’s trial: NBA, Ohanaeze, others attack FG as DSS bars lawyers, journalists

The Nigerian Bar Association, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo and prominent Nigerians on Thursday took a swipe at security agents for barring lawyers, journalists and Igbo leaders from the trial of   Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra. The …

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Integration of APC defectors into PDP proving difficult, says Idahosa

Integration of APC defectors into PDP proving difficult, says Idahosa

As the crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party lingers, a chieftain of the party, Charles Idahosa, who decamped with Governor Godwin Obaseki, has said it was proving difficult to integrate those who left the All …

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We don’t have democracy, people fear govt – Utomi

We don’t have democracy, people fear govt – Utomi

A political economist and former presidential candidate, Prof. Pat Utomi, has described the #EndSARS protests as an event marking the arrival of citizenship in Nigeria. He added that Nigeria did not have a democracy yet. Utomi spoke on Tuesday during …

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APC mulls consensus arrangement, Osinbajo, Tinubu to meet

APC mulls consensus arrangement, Osinbajo, Tinubu to meet

There are strong indications that the All Progressives Congress may adopt consensus arrangement to pick its presidential candidate in 2023. Top chieftains of the APC, who confided in media source on Tuesday, said stalwarts of the party had started reaching …

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PDP consensus arrangement suffers setback in South-East

PDP consensus arrangement suffers setback in South-East

The arrangement by the South-East stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party to produce a consensus candidate for the position of national secretary in the forthcoming national convention seemed to have suffered a setback. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that …

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Kanu’s lawyer opposes FG’s application for time extension

Kanu’s lawyer opposes FG’s application for time extension

Counsel to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Aloy Ejimakor has opposed the application by the Federal Government and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) seeking for extension of time at the …

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Anambra Guber: Parties fight dirty amid ‘no election’ panic

Anambra Guber: Parties fight dirty amid ‘no election’ panic

It would take more than political sagacity and understanding of political arithmetic to predict the outcome of the forthcoming Anambra State gubernatorial polls, which comes up in three weeks’ time. Careful observation shows that forces at play are adopting curious …

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El-Rufai masquerading as leader, exporting banditry to South – Akeredolu

El-Rufai masquerading as leader, exporting banditry to South – Akeredolu

THE Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has berated his counterpart in Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, over the latter’s comment on anti-open grazing law. El-Rufai had described the anti-open grazing laws being signed by some of the southern governors …

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Oyo, Bauchi, Enugu govs’ defection underway, says Fani-Kayode on joining APC

Oyo, Bauchi, Enugu govs’ defection underway, says Fani-Kayode on joining APC

FORMER Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Thursday hinted at the possibility of the governors of Bauchi, Enugu and Oyo States dumping the Peoples Democratic Party and joining him in the All Progressives Congress. Fani-Kayode gave the hint while speaking …

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2023 presidency: We’ll give Jonathan chance to contest -APC

2023 presidency: We'll give Jonathan chance to contest -APC

The All Progressives Congress says former President Goodluck Jonathan will be given an opportunity to contest for the 2023 presidency if he joins the ruling party. The National Secretary, APC Caretaker, and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, John Akpanudoedehe, said this …

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Mass expulsion looms as APC goes tough on litigants

Mass expulsion looms as APC goes tough on litigants

THE All Progressives Congress is set to go tough on members who have despite entreaties insisted on going ahead with litigation without first exhausting its internal conflict resolution mechanisms. A top-ranking member of the party’s leadership confirmed the development to …

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US ready to identify Boko Haram sponsors

US ready to identify Boko Haram sponsors

The United States has expressed its readiness to help Nigeria to identify sponsors of terrorism in the country. The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, disclosed this on Monday during a meeting with journalists in Abuja. The envoy was asked …

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Amaechi’s confession confirmed deep corruption in Buhari’s regime – PDP

4 Months After Launch: Deep Blue Project Hasn’t Been Fully Deployed

The Peoples Democratic Party alleged on Monday, that the confession by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, had vindicated its position that “the All Progressives Congress is a haven of thieves and treasury looters.” The PDP made the allegation in …

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PDP in a mess as two acting chairmen surface

PDP in a mess as two acting chairmen surface

• Akinwonmi, Nazif claim chairmanship position • Nazif fixes emergency NEC meeting for Friday• Akinwonmi postpones NWC meeting indefinitely The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepened yesterday, as two contenders emerged for the acting chairmanship of the main …

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Nigeria’s Only Progress In 40 Years Was Under Jonathan’s Presidency – Sanusi

Nigeria's Only Progress In 40 Years Was Under Jonathan's Presidency – Sanusi

A former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Alhaji Sanusi Lamido has stated that the only time Nigeria made progress in the last 40 years was in 2014 during the administration of former president Goodluck Jonathan. Alhaji Sanusi Lamido …

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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

Mass expulsion looms as APC goes tough on litigants

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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