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National Assembly logjam: Face governance, leave Saraki alone, ex-APC chieftain tells ruling party

National Assembly logjam: Face governance, leave Saraki alone, ex-APC chieftain tells ruling party

National Assembly logjam: Face governance, leave Saraki alone, ex-APC chieftain tells ruling party
APC former chairman, lawmaker denies defecting to PDP ahead of 2019

APC former chairman, lawmaker denies defecting to PDP ahead of 2019

The party chieftains also denied membership of the Kwankwasiyya group, the political association of former Kano state governor, Senator Rabiu Kwakwanso who defected from the APC to the PDP recently in the state.

APC former chairman, lawmaker denies defecting to PDP ahead of 2019
Nigeria police to arrest, produce INEC boss, in court over alleged contempt

Nigeria police to arrest, produce INEC boss, in court over alleged contempt

The court had, last week reaffirmed the order on the police to arrest and produce the INEC boss in court following his absence in court to show cause why he should not be committed to prison for alleged contempt of court.

Nigeria police to arrest, produce INEC boss, in court over alleged contempt
2019: Governorship aspirant to provide N1 billion fund every year for unemployed youths

2019: Governorship aspirant to provide N1 billion fund every year for unemployed youths

Maikaya, a leading governorship aspirant in Nasarawa under the APC has revealed his plans to provide access a minimum of N1 billion every year for entrepreneurial ventures across the state, specifically for unemployed youths.

2019: Governorship aspirant to provide N1 billion fund every year for unemployed youths
APC government playing politics with Nigeria's unity, Presidential aspirant says

APC government playing politics with Nigeria's unity - Presidential aspirant

Presidential aspirant of the Alliance for New Nigeria, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has vowed his party will restore Nigeria's national unity if elected into office in 2019., accusing the APC of playing politics with the nation's unity.

APC government playing politics with Nigeria's unity - Presidential aspirant
Thugs stab APC supporter to death as violence mars Kogi by-election

Suspected thugs stab APC supporter to death as Kogi by-election turns bloody

Reacting to the incident, the Kogi state police command vowed to apprehend the perpetrators of the dastardly act, urging the youth of the area to maintain calm as the long hands of the law will soon catch up with the murderer.

Suspected thugs stab APC supporter to death as Kogi by-election turns bloody
Farmer laments as suspected herdsmen destroy his moringa farm worth over N60million in Plateau state

Young farmer laments as suspected herdsmen destroy his moringa farm worth over N60million

A Nigerian agricultural investor, Mr. James Paul Adama have lost his 160 hectares of farmland located at Kwi village in Riyom local government area of Plateau state due to activities of suspected herdsmen in the area.

Young farmer laments as suspected herdsmen destroy his moringa farm worth over N60million
Those plotting Saraki's downfall in the National Assembly are enemies of democracy - Ortom

Those plotting Saraki's downfall in the National Assembly are enemies of democracy - Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom made the declaration in a statement sent to NAIJ.com on Friday, August 10, as rumours of plots to impeach the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, gains ground.

Those plotting Saraki's downfall in the National Assembly are enemies of democracy - Ortom
There are over four million unimmunized children in Nigeria - Official

There are over four million unimmunized children in Nigeria, Federal Government says

This was revealed by the Executive Secretary of the NPHCDA, Faisal Shuaib, at a one day high level strategic dialogue on advocacy and accountability on routine immunization in Nigeria on Thursday, August 9, in Abuja.

There are over four million unimmunized children in Nigeria, Federal Government says
Ex-APC chieftain raises alarm over alleged plot to implicate Saraki in NASS siege official report

Ex-APC chieftain raises alarm over alleged plot to implicate Saraki in NASS siege official report

Former APC chieftain, Comrade Timi Frank, says there are plots to rope in Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, in the recent National Assembly invasion by masked men, who are operatives of the Directorate of State Security (DSS).

Ex-APC chieftain raises alarm over alleged plot to implicate Saraki in NASS siege official report
Fani-Kayode denies casting aspersions on PDP, party leaders

Fani-Kayode denies casting aspersions on PDP, party leaders

Fani-Kayode denied the rumours making the rounds in a statement sent to NAIJ.com on Friday, August 10, adding that the quote attributed to him is fake, and is the handiwork of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Fani-Kayode denies casting aspersions on PDP, party leaders
NCAA begins probe of runway invasion at Sokoto airport by APC senator supporters

NCAA begins probe of runway invasion at Sokoto airport by APC senator supporters

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Thursday, August 9, launched an investigation into the recent security breach and invasion of restricted area by political thugs at the Sultan Abubakar Sadiq III Airport, Sokoto.

NCAA begins probe of runway invasion at Sokoto airport by APC senator supporters
Arewa Solidarity Front canvasses for Akpabio's emergence as Senate president

Arewa Solidarity Front canvasses for Akpabio's emergence as Senate president

A northern group, Arewa Solidarity Front, has urged the national chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to ensure that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki is removed from office and replaced with Godswill Akpabio.

Arewa Solidarity Front canvasses for Akpabio's emergence as Senate president
I won’t be running for any office in 2019 elections - Lai Mohammed

I won’t be running for any office in 2019 elections - Lai Mohammed

The minister stated this at a political summit organized by the Kwara chapter of the APC in Ilorin, on Thursday, August 9, calling on members of the party to subordinate individual ambitions to collective efforts ahead of 2019.

I won’t be running for any office in 2019 elections - Lai Mohammed
Young Nigerian named among 100 most influential people in digital government globally

Young Nigerian named among 100 most influential people in digital government globally

Hamzat Lawal is a co-convener of the Not Too Young To Run movement, a Nigerian youth movement support's young people's right to run for political offices and ensured that an age reduction bill was passed across the country.

Young Nigerian named among 100 most influential people in digital government globally
Borno politics: Leaving one senatorial zone out of power equation might be another time bomb waiting to happen (opinion)

Borno politics: Leaving one senatorial zone out of power equation might be another time bomb waiting to happen (opinion)

Abba Ali, writes on the lopsided zoning formula adopted by Borno state for decades, and canvasses on the need for Borno South Senatorial District to produce the next governor of the state ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Borno politics: Leaving one senatorial zone out of power equation might be another time bomb waiting to happen (opinion)
NASS invasion: Saraki has no close ties with sacked DSS DG - Ex-APC chieftain

NASS invasion: Saraki has no close ties with sacked DSS DG - Ex-APC chieftain

A former chieftain of the APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has asked the public to dismiss what he described as “misinformation and a cheap blackmail,” suggesting Saraki, has close ties with sacked DSS boss, Lawal Daura.

NASS invasion: Saraki has no close ties with sacked DSS DG - Ex-APC chieftain
Excitement as Nigeria makes significant progress in Maize production, currently producing 7 million tons annually

Excitement as Nigeria makes significant progress in Maize production, currently producing 7 million tons annually

African Development Bank president and Nigeria's former agriculture minister, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has revealed that Nigeria is currently producing 7 million tons of maize annually out of the 8 million tons the country requires.

Excitement as Nigeria makes significant progress in Maize production, currently producing 7 million tons annually
Governor Ortom confirms unfreezing of Benue government's account, thanks Nigerians

Governor Ortom confirms unfreezing of Benue government's account, thanks Nigerians

In a statement sent to NAIJ.com on Thursday, August 9, Governor Ortom said the action of Nigerians to speak out, have enabled the nation as well as Benue state to overcome the recent wave of impunity across the country.

Governor Ortom confirms unfreezing of Benue government's account, thanks Nigerians
BREAKING: EFCC raids ex-DSS DG Ita Ekpeyong’s Abuja residence

BREAKING: EFCC raids ex-DSS DG Ita Ekpeyong’s Abuja residence

Officers from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arrived Ekpeyong’s Asokoro residence on Thursday, August 9, in an anti-corruption raid that was reportedly sanctioned by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

BREAKING: EFCC raids ex-DSS DG Ita Ekpeyong’s Abuja residence
BREAKING: Dino Melaye shuns Lokoja court again over gunrunning charges

BREAKING: Dino Melaye shuns Lokoja court again over gunrunning charges

The trial magistrate, Sulyman Abdalah, had, at the last hearing, fixed Thursday, August 9, to commence trial following the complaints from Melaye that he was attacked on his way to Lokoja to honour an invitation from the police.

BREAKING: Dino Melaye shuns Lokoja court again over gunrunning charges
Two brothers in APC, PDP battle for vacant Katsina senatorial seat

Two brothers in APC, PDP battle for vacant Katsina senatorial seat

Two brothers, Kabir Babba Kaita of the PDP and his younger brother, Ahmad Babba Kaita of the APC are the two major contenders who will slug it on Saturday, August 11, at the by-election of Katsina North senatorial district.

Two brothers in APC, PDP battle for vacant Katsina senatorial seat
Magu wants court case challenging his appointment transferred from Justice Nyako

Magu wants court case challenging his appointment transferred from Justice Nyako

The acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has urged the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice, Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, to transfer all the lawsuits challenging his appointment as from Justice Binta Nyako.

Magu wants court case challenging his appointment transferred from Justice Nyako
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