The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has said that Senator Stella Oduah was never a part of them and that the party is not disturbed by the recent drama of her returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos state chapter, Tunde Balogun, has stated that Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Obafemi Hamzat are both as qualified to be Lagos governor as the incumbent, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Adeyemi Ikuforiji, a former speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, has urged Epe indigenes to pray that Gov Ambode successfully clinches the All Progressives Congress’ ticket at the governorship direct primary.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed willingness to grant presidential pardon to late Professor Ambrose Alli, former governor of Bendel state (now Edo and Delta states), according to Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki.
The APC has concluded its screening of governorship and National Assembly aspirants for the 2019 elections. The party, however, is yet to commence its screening exercise for aspirants for the various state assemblies.
Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ayamelum local government area of Anambra state have kicked against the alleged return of Senator Stella Oduah to the party. Oduah had previously abandoned the PDP for APGA.
The writer takes the APC to task over the third term senatorial bid of Senator Joshua Dariye. She points out that Dariye has been convicted of financial impropriety and is currently serving a 14-year jail sentence.
The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said he returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not because he was denied ticket to contest election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A pond in Jos is being evacuated by the Nigerian Army, in a bid to locate Maj Gen Idris Alkali, who has been missing since September 3. The Army said it stumbled on intelligence that made it necessary to search the water body.
In order to keep our esteemed readers updated on the latest national developments, NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today, September 21.
The sum of N100 million was donated by the Kano state government, to victims of the flood disaster in the state, on Thursday, September 20. The disclosure was made by the state’s commissioner for information, youth and culture.
The president of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, says he has the capacity to set Nigeria on the path of growth, unity and reconciliation. He made the comment during a visit by the Saraki Campaign Organisation to Governor Wike.
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has rallied support for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, and stated that the Lags governor is not embattled. The APC chairman said there is no embattled governor in the party, despite reports in the media.
The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Osun state, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has been assured of massive votes in the Saturday, September 22 election, by market women across the state.
The DPP governorship candidate in Oyo state, Mrs Omobosola Golohor, says she is confident that she would prevail in 2019. She said she has a template to effect real change within the spate of four years of being elected.
The EU has organised a two-day training for INEC officials and police officers, on prosecuting election offenders. According to the EU, offenders need to be punished according to the law to make the electoral process credible.
A coalition of civil rights organisations under the aegis of Transition Monitoring Group has disclosed that it had uncovered ongoing plans by politicians to disrupt the electoral process during the September 22 Osun election.
The defection threats by some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Benue have been dismissed by the state chairman of the party, John Negede, who accused the aspirants of betraying the party in 2015.
The Patriotic Christian Youths of Nigeria has kicked against the endorsement of Senator Godswill Akpabio by a group of Christian youth organizations. The PCYN said it is ungodly for Christian youths to endorse aspirants.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s decision to ban the use of smartphones inside polling cubicles has been condemned by deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, who described the move as unconstitutional.
Emmanuel Shior, the executive secretary, Benue State Emergency Management Agency (BSEMA), said on Wednesday, September 19, that the rampaging flood has submerged five communities in Agatu and other parts of Makurdi.
An aide to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos says the governor has not suspended his second term bid. The aide, who spoke anonymously, said Ambode is still very much interested in continuing his good works in the state.