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Breaking: Widespread violence takes over Rivers by-election, INEC suspends exercise

Breaking: Widespread violence takes over Rivers by-election, INEC suspends exercise

Breaking: Widespread violence takes over Rivers by-election, INEC suspends exercise
3 feared killed, hundreds others reportedly displaced in Yola flood

3 feared killed, hundreds others reportedly displaced in Yola flood

Also reacting to the development, Dr Muhammad Suleiman, the executive secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), however said that only one person lost his live in the flood in the community.

3 feared killed, hundreds others reportedly displaced in Yola flood
Nigerian politicians have eroded the authority of royal fathers - Adeboye warns

2019: They'll soon be coming for your endorsement, demand your rightful position from politicians - Adeboye warns traditional leaders

There was a House of Chiefs; but it’s not there anymore and we didn’t say a word,” he stated, noting that whatever you allow on earth will be allowed in heaven, and whatever you disallow on earth will be disallowed in heaven.

2019: They'll soon be coming for your endorsement, demand your rightful position from politicians - Adeboye warns traditional leaders
We are behind you - Saraki assures Governor Udom as he storms Akwa Ibom with Melaye, others (photos)

Days after Akpabio's defection, Saraki, Melaye storm Akwa Ibom (photos)

While, Akpabio claimed that his defection was attributed to the lack of internal reward system in the PDP, the commissioner of information for the state, Charles Udoh, said Saraki's visit is a show of solidarity for Governor Udom.

Days after Akpabio's defection, Saraki, Melaye storm Akwa Ibom (photos)
For the first time, Nigerians know bit-by-bit details of election budget - INEC boss boasts

There are no conditions under which elections should be postponed - INEC boss

Secondly, for the very first time in the history of our country, citizens know the budget of the electoral commission; citizens know line by line how much the commission proposed; what the money is going to be spent on.

There are no conditions under which elections should be postponed - INEC boss
You must reconvene National Assembly now - APC tells PDP, Saraki

You must reconvene National Assembly now - APC tells PDP, Saraki

Nabena also alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party is hiding under the "yet to be signed bill" to draw attention away from the treasonable actions of the Senate President for refusing to reconvene the National Assembly.

You must reconvene National Assembly now - APC tells PDP, Saraki
2019 elections: Senator raises concern over NASS neglect of police, DSS budgets

2019 elections: Senator Enang raises concern over NASS neglect of police, DSS budgets

A presidential aide, Senator Ita Enang, has expressed concern over the National Assembly’s silence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for consideration of security agencies’ budgets ahead of the 2019 General Elections.

2019 elections: Senator Enang raises concern over NASS neglect of police, DSS budgets
2019 election: Senate committee yet to reach resolution on INEC budget

2019 election: Senate committee yet to reach resolution on INEC budget

For the third time in a roll, the National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has failed to reach a resolution on the proposed 2019 general election budget of N189.2 billion.

2019 election: Senate committee yet to reach resolution on INEC budget
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INEC releases notice for 2019 general elections in Lagos

INEC releases notice for 2019 general elections in Lagos

As part of its preparations for the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral (INEC) in Lagos state on Friday published the notice of elections at its state office, INEC local government offices.

INEC releases notice for 2019 general elections in Lagos
Ortom advises Benue people to register for PVC as INEC extends registration date

Ortom advises Benue people to register for PVC as INEC extends registration date

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Friday, August 17, has advised Benue people to take advantage of the two weeks extension of the Permanent Voter Card (PVC) registration by INEC by ensuring that they registered.

Ortom advises Benue people to register for PVC as INEC extends registration date
Despite losing election multiple times since 2003, Olapade Agoro emerges presidential candidate ahead of 2019

Despite losing election multiple times since 2003, Olapade Agoro emerges presidential candidate ahead of 2019

Despite suffering defeats since 2003, Olapade Agoro, a Nigerian clergyman, has again won the ticket of the National Action Council as its flagbearer in the 2019 presidential election. Agoro was also elected the party's chairman.

Despite losing election multiple times since 2003, Olapade Agoro emerges presidential candidate ahead of 2019
Apologise to Nigerians for interfering in our elections - Group tells UK, US, others

Apologise to Nigerians for interfering in our elections - Group tells UK, US, others

The civil society organisation on Friday, August 17, demanded a written apology from the UK, United States, Saudi Arabia and other foreign bodies for what it described as an interference in Nigeria's 2019 election.

Apologise to Nigerians for interfering in our elections - Group tells UK, US, others
Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Enugu on the list of states with high number of youths in politics

Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Enugu on the list of states with high number of youths in politics

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), "67 Million Initiative" has rated Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom and Enugu as top states with the highest youths participation in politics. The rating was done among youths between the ages of 18 and 45.

Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Enugu on the list of states with high number of youths in politics
We can’t share money and still meet up with our electoral promises to Edo people - Obaseki

We can’t share money and still meet up with our electoral promises to Edo people - Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has reiterated his commitment to the development of the state. The governor said that his focus is on developing the state and making life better for the overall well-being of Edo people.

We can’t share money and still meet up with our electoral promises to Edo people - Obaseki
Court discharges 9 men charged with the murder of PDP chairman

Magistrate court dismisses murder charges against 9 men accused of murdering PDP chairman

An Ebute Meta chief magistrate court on Friday, August 17, discharged nine men charged with the murder of the Apapa local government PDP chairman, Adeniyi Aborisade. Komolafe ordered that the nine accused be released.

Magistrate court dismisses murder charges against 9 men accused of murdering PDP chairman
Offa robbery: Court threatens to commit IGP to prison over alleged contempt

Unless you obey court order, you'll be committed to prison - Judge threatens IGP

Take notice that unless you obey the directions contained in the order of the High Court of Justice of Kwara state delivered on August 1, 2018, you will be guilty of contempt of court and will be liable to jail.

Unless you obey court order, you'll be committed to prison - Judge threatens IGP
Why I cannot join PDP - Atiku’s political friend reveals he will remain in APC

Why I cannot join PDP - Atiku’s political friend reveals he will remain in APC

James Barka, an ally of former vice president Atiku Abubakar has declared that he would remain in the ruling All Progressives Congress even though his close friend is in the Peoples Democratic Party and even seeking to contest.

Why I cannot join PDP - Atiku’s political friend reveals he will remain in APC
Just in: Tension grips Port Harcourt residents as Senator Abe opens factional APC secretariat (photos)

Just in: Tension grips Port Harcourt residents as Senator Abe opens factional APC secretariat (photos)

Political tension has gripped members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers as well as residents of Port Harcourt, the capital of the state, as a factional office of the party is scheduled for opening on Friday, August 17.

Just in: Tension grips Port Harcourt residents as Senator Abe opens factional APC secretariat (photos)
Meet oil magnate Dapo Abiodun who wants to take Governor Amosun’s place in 2019

Meet oil magnate Dapo Abiodun who wants to take Governor Amosun’s place in 2019

As he joins the race for the Ogun governorship seat in ahead of 2019, Dapo Abiodun, an oil magnate, on Friday, August 17, said the state should compete favourably with Lagos in terms of generated revenue and development.

Meet oil magnate Dapo Abiodun who wants to take Governor Amosun’s place in 2019
What Oyo lawmaker told Muslim pilgrims in Mecca about 2019 general polls

What Oyo lawmaker told Muslim pilgrims in Mecca about 2019 general polls

Olagunju Ojo, the speaker of the Oyo House of Assembly, in his pre- Eid-el-Kabir message to devout faithful in the state on Thursday, August 16, urged Nigerian Muslim pilgrims in Mecca to pray for peaceful 2019 elections.

What Oyo lawmaker told Muslim pilgrims in Mecca about 2019 general polls
Don’t give Governor Ayade second term ticket - Protesters tell PDP

Don’t give Governor Ayade second term ticket - Protesters tell PDP

A group of protesters under the auspices of Forever Cross River, has protested at the national secretariat of the PDP demanding that the party should not contemplate handing a second term ticket to Governor Ben Ayade.

Don’t give Governor Ayade second term ticket - Protesters tell PDP
It is not new, defections happen everywhere in the world - Jonathan’s former aide Okupe

There is no morality in politics - Jonathan’s e-aide Okupe reveals more about mass defection from APC

Doyin Okupe, an ex-aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has declared that it would be very difficult to impeach Bukola Saraki, the president of the Senate following his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

There is no morality in politics - Jonathan’s e-aide Okupe reveals more about mass defection from APC
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