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Opinion: The social contract, leadership and the journey towards infamy By Godknows Igali

Opinion: The social contract, leadership and the journey towards infamy By Godknows Igali

Opinion: The social contract, leadership and the journey towards infamy By Godknows Igali
If I become governor, I cannot steal money that belong to people - Senator Adeleke

I am contesting for governorship because people are suffering - Senator Adeleke

Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adelekehas said that he wants to run for governorship seat because many people are suffering. The senator representing Osun West senatorial district claimed he was seeking to position to serve his people.

I am contesting for governorship because people are suffering - Senator Adeleke
Convention: APC south-south chieftains divided over Oyegun, Oshiomole aspirations

Convention: APC south-south chieftains divided over Oyegun, Oshiomole aspirations

Ahead of the national convention of the APC which is in exactly three weeks time, four out of the six state chairmen of the party from the south-south region have distanced themselves with the purported endorsement of Oshiomole.

Convention: APC south-south chieftains divided over Oyegun, Oshiomole aspirations
Imo 2019: Okorocha endorsing his son-in-law is a normal thing - APC chieftain

Imo 2019: Okorocha endorsing his son-in-law is a normal thing - APC chieftain

An APC aspirant for a seat in the Imo state House of Assembly, Comrade Chijioke Uzomba, has stated that there is nothing wrong with Governor Rochas Okorocha endorsing his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, to succeed him in 2019.

Imo 2019: Okorocha endorsing his son-in-law is a normal thing - APC chieftain
APC inaugurates national convention planning committee

National convention: Preparations in top gear as APC inaugurates planning committee

The All Progressives Congress (APC) today, Monday, April 23 inaugurated its national convention planning committee.The 68-member national convention committee is chaired by the governor of Jigawa state, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar.

National convention: Preparations in top gear as APC inaugurates planning committee
More trouble in APC as Senator Shehu Sani slams N5bn claim against Governor El-Rufai

More trouble in APC as Senator Shehu Sani slams N5bn claim against Governor El-Rufai

Senator Shehu Sani has slammed a five billion counter claim in a Kaduna State High Court against Gov. Nasir El-Rufai for alleged libellous broadcast. Gov. El-Rufai had sued Sani demanding N500 million for alleged defamation.

More trouble in APC as Senator Shehu Sani slams N5bn claim against Governor El-Rufai
Obasanjo’s CNM, APC faction, PDP to form new party ahead of 2019

Obasanjo’s CNM, APC faction, PDP to form new party ahead of 2019

There are reports that some political parties including the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), certain leaders of the APC, the SDP and the Coalition for Nigeria Movement are in talks toward forming a coalition ahead of the 2019.

Obasanjo’s CNM, APC faction, PDP to form new party ahead of 2019
Oshiomhole emerges Edo APC's choice for party's national chairmanship race

Oshiomhole emerges Edo APC's choice for party's national chairmanship race

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo has presented Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, a former governor of the state, as its choice for the party's national chairmanship race. It believes Oshiomhole is the right man for the post.

Oshiomhole emerges Edo APC's choice for party's national chairmanship race
'Ex-vice president Atiku once described northerners as lazy people' - Muslim group defends Buhari

'Ex-vice president Atiku once described northerners as lazy people' - Muslim group defends Buhari

Following the controversial comment made by President Muhammadu Buhari regarding Nigerian youths, the Muslim Rights Concern has said that the president is not the first Nigerian leader to describe people as lazy.

'Ex-vice president Atiku once described northerners as lazy people' - Muslim group defends Buhari
2019: Group slams PDP over claims of additional 30,000 polling units by INEC

2019: Group slams PDP over claims of additional 30,000 polling units by INEC

A civil society group, Centre for Public Accountability, has described the claims by the PDP that INEC is creating additional 30,000 polling units in a bid to rig the 2019 general elections as not only unfortunate but mischievous.

2019: Group slams PDP over claims of additional 30,000 polling units by INEC
Chaos marres APC rally in Jigawa state

Chaos marres APC rally in Jigawa state

A rally organised by the All Progressive Congress, Jigawa North-west senatorial district, to declare support for the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari and that of the state governor, Abubakar Badaru was disrupted.

Chaos marres APC rally in Jigawa state
Saraki, Tambuwal have no plans to dump APC for PDP - Gov Badaru

Saraki, Tambuwal have no plans to dump APC for PDP - Gov Badaru

Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa state said that both the Senate president, Bukola Saraki and the Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal were not negotiating to defect from All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition PDP.

Saraki, Tambuwal have no plans to dump APC for PDP - Gov Badaru
PDP Senate caucus reportedly moves to replace Akpabio as minority leader

PDP Senate caucus reportedly moves to replace Akpabio as minority leader

There are alleged moves by Senate caucus of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to remove Senator Godswill Akpabio as the Minority leader over allegations that he has not been properly steering the opposition to play its rightful role.

PDP Senate caucus reportedly moves to replace Akpabio as minority leader
Southeast has no choice but to vote for Buhari in 2019 - AMAC vice chairman

Southeast has no choice but to vote for Buhari in 2019 - AMAC vice chairman

The vice chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Honourable Lawrence Onuchukwu, has joined other southeast politicians in openly declaring their support for President Buhari’s second term in office come 2019.

Southeast has no choice but to vote for Buhari in 2019 - AMAC vice chairman
Women should be given equal opportunities like men - Presidential aspirant

There’s so much lip service about women in Nigerian politics - PDP women leader

Former minister of aviation Dr Kema Chikwe, on Sunday, April 22, urged Nigerian women to pressurise the National Assembly into passing the Gender Equality Bill into law.The former minister said that doing so would go a long way.

There’s so much lip service about women in Nigerian politics - PDP women leader
Don’t make me open any can of worms, I demand an immediate apology - Bode George fires at Oyinlola over comments about OBJ

Don’t make me open any can of worms, I demand an immediate apology - Bode George fires at Oyinlola over comments about OBJ

Chief Olabode George has demanded an immediate apology from the former governor of Ogun state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, over what he described as “uncharitable and irritable vituperations” against him by the ex governor.

Don’t make me open any can of worms, I demand an immediate apology - Bode George fires at Oyinlola over comments about OBJ
2019: Utomi takes on Ibori; reveals who can terminate former governor’s dynasty

2019: Utomi takes on Ibori; reveals who can terminate former governor’s dynasty

Former presidential candidate and an APC governorship hopeful in Delta state, Prof Patrick Utomi, has stated that it is Deltans who would determine if the James Ibori political dynasty in the state would be ended or not.

2019: Utomi takes on Ibori; reveals who can terminate former governor’s dynasty
Ekiti 2018: PDP in fresh crisis as violence, malpractices mar ward congress

Ekiti 2018: PDP in fresh crisis as violence, malpractices mar ward congress

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) special ward congress to elect delegates to vote at the governorship primary which was conducted in Ekiti state on Saturday, April 21, was marred by violence and malpractices.

Ekiti 2018: PDP in fresh crisis as violence, malpractices mar ward congress
Where's the wealth acquired? Okorocha asks as he promises to build houses for past Imo governors

Where's the wealth acquired? Okorocha asks as he promises to build houses for past Imo governors

Governor Rochas Okorocha said the governors - Sam Mbakwe, Evan Enwerem, Achike Udenwa, and Ikedi Ohakim - have been over-estimated on how wealthy they have became after leaving office as governors of Imo state.

Where's the wealth acquired? Okorocha asks as he promises to build houses for past Imo governors
APC senator attacks Niger state governor, accuses him of mismanaging funds

APC senator attacks Niger state governor, accuses him of mismanaging funds

Senator David Umaru (APC-Niger East) has kicked against plans by Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state to take a N21.5 billion Sukuk bond. Senator Umaru made this known on Sunday during a press conference in Minna.

APC senator attacks Niger state governor, accuses him of mismanaging funds
As Ekiti election draws near, Buhari approves Fayemi's leave request

As Ekiti election draws near, Buhari approves Fayemi's leave request

Oyebode said the information became imperative in order to educate certain individuals calling for Fayemi’s disqualification over non-resignation from his present position as a minister before joining the Ekiti gubernatorial race.

As Ekiti election draws near, Buhari approves Fayemi's leave request
Nigerians should make a wise choice in 2019 - Soyinka

Nigerians should make a wise choice in 2019 - Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Sunday called on Nigerians to be careful about the people they intend to trust their votes with in the 2019 general elections. Soyinka made the call in Lagos over the weekend.

Nigerians should make a wise choice in 2019 - Soyinka
Wike accuses FG of plotting with thugs to invade Senate

Wike accuses FG of plotting with thugs to invade Senate

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers state has accused the federal government of Nigeria of sponsoring thugs to invade the National Assembly and steal the mace in a bid to overthrow the leadership of the Senate.

Wike accuses FG of plotting with thugs to invade Senate
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