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We never discussed political ambitions of Buhari, Atiku or other politicians above 70 - Northern coalition

We never discussed political ambitions of Buhari, Atiku or other politicians above 70 - Northern coalition

We never discussed political ambitions of Buhari, Atiku or other politicians above 70 - Northern coalition
Crisis will affect APC - Akande warns NEC

Crisis will affect APC - Akande warns NEC

Chief Bisi Akande, the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the party's National Executive Committee (NEC) to settle the internal crisis in the party to prevent it from breaking up.

Crisis will affect APC - Akande warns NEC
Senator Tinubu supports Ugwuanyi’s re-election bid

Senator Tinubu supports Ugwuanyi’s re-election bid

Gov. Ugwuanyi thanked Senator Tinubu and other members of her committee, including other relevant committees of the National Assembly as well as the federal ministry of Environment for their support in making things better.

Senator Tinubu supports Ugwuanyi’s re-election bid
Buhari’s re-election will be very easy - Minister Lai Mohammed declares

Buhari’s re-election will be very easy - Minister Lai Mohammed declares

Nigeria’s information and culture minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, May 22, declared that the re-election of Buhari administration will come easy because it has and will continue to deliver on its campaign promises.

Buhari’s re-election will be very easy - Minister Lai Mohammed declares
Half of Nigeria’s total political parties to partake in the Ekiti governorship election on July 14 - INEC chairman

Half of Nigeria’s total political parties to partake in the Ekiti governorship election on July 14 - INEC chairman

A total of 35 political parties will be participating in the July 14, Ekiti governorship poll out of the 68 registered parties, the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Yakubu Mahmud, has said.

Half of Nigeria’s total political parties to partake in the Ekiti governorship election on July 14 - INEC chairman
Top northern politicians Shekarau, Wali to be arraigned over alleged N950m campaign fund

Top northern politicians Shekarau, Wali to be arraigned over alleged N950m campaign fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reportedly completed plans to arraign Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, a former Kano state governor, Ambassador Aminu Wali and Engineer Mansur Ahmed before a Federal High Court in Kano.

Top northern politicians Shekarau, Wali to be arraigned over alleged N950m campaign fund
Dogara, 9 others move against APC leadership over ward/LG congresses

Dogara, 9 others move against APC leadership over ward/LG congresses

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a different turn as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara have taken legal action against the national leadership of the party.

Dogara, 9 others move against APC leadership over ward/LG congresses
Opinion: There is PDP spirit in Dogara by Dan Enyi

Opinion: There is PDP spirit in Dogara by Dan Enyi

Curiously, it shocked Nigerians that what gained prominence in the wisdom of the House were the phantom charges it brought against NEMA DG, Maihaja, while ignoring the case against Sidi Mohammed and his partners.

Opinion: There is PDP spirit in Dogara by Dan Enyi
Omo-Agege goes tough, calls Senate investigative panel's inquiries bluff

I won't answer your questions - Omo-Agege tells Senate investigative panel

The Senator representing Delta central senatorial district, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said he would not answer questions thrown at him by an investigative panel set up by the Nigerian Senate on his alleged mace theft.

I won't answer your questions - Omo-Agege tells Senate investigative panel
Update: Senators in closed-door meeting with Buhari over reported battle between Saraki, IGP Ibrahim Idris (video)

Update: Senators in closed-door meeting with Buhari over reported battle between Saraki, IGP Ibrahim Idris (video)

President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly meeting inside the Aso Rock Presidential Villa with members of the Nigerian Senate who were delegated by their colleagues to discuss about the alleged issues between Idris and Saraki.

Update: Senators in closed-door meeting with Buhari over reported battle between Saraki, IGP Ibrahim Idris (video)
As Ekiti decides on July 14, lawmaker begs PDP defectors to return to party

As Ekiti decides on July 14, lawmaker begs PDP defectors to return to party

The lawmaker representing Ekiti North federal constituency 1 in the House of Representatives, Kehinde Agboola, has urged former members of the Peoples Democratic Party who left the party in annoyance, to retrace their steps.

As Ekiti decides on July 14, lawmaker begs PDP defectors to return to party
Be warned, someone is impersonating and defrauding Nigerians using my name - Ambode’s wife raises alarm

Be warned, someone is impersonating and defrauding Nigerians using my name - Ambode’s wife raises alarm

Bolanle, wife of the governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday, May 22, distanced herself from the criminal activities of a certain individual posing as her representative to extort money from unsuspecting Nigerians.

Be warned, someone is impersonating and defrauding Nigerians using my name - Ambode’s wife raises alarm
Osun 2018: APC paves smooth way for governorship aspirants with ban lifting on campaign

Osun 2018: APC paves smooth way for governorship aspirants with ban lifting on campaign

The Osun state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lifted its ban on political activities like campaigns for all aspirants of the forthcoming governorship election which is said to take place on Thursday, June 14.

Osun 2018: APC paves smooth way for governorship aspirants with ban lifting on campaign
Hope dashed for Patience Jonathan as judge’s absence stalls her suit over her $15.5m frozen account

Hope dashed for Patience Jonathan as judge’s absence stalls her suit over her $15.5m frozen account

The absence of Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, May 22, stalled the continuation of a hearing in a suit filed by Patience, the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, against the EFCC.

Hope dashed for Patience Jonathan as judge’s absence stalls her suit over her $15.5m frozen account
2019 elections: Governor Umahi assures Ebonyi PDP House of Assembly aspirants of level playing field

2019 elections: Governor Umahi assures Ebonyi PDP House of Assembly aspirants of level playing field

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has said that his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party would not favour any candidate during the PDP House of Assembly primaries in the state and asked them to test their popularity.

2019 elections: Governor Umahi assures Ebonyi PDP House of Assembly aspirants of level playing field
Newspaper review: I regret supporting Saraki to emerge as Senate president - Ali Ndume

Newspaper review: I regret supporting Saraki to emerge as Senate president - Ali Ndume

The newspaper review for Tuesday, May 22, leads with former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, expressing his annoyance towards the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, saying that he regretted supporting him to emerge as the Senate leader.

Newspaper review: I regret supporting Saraki to emerge as Senate president - Ali Ndume
Northern coalition asks Buhari, Atiku to stop seeking election in 2019, wants younger Nigerians to take office

Northern coalition asks Buhari, Atiku to stop seeking election in 2019, wants younger Nigerians to take office

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNGs) has met in Kaduna state asking President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar, who are above 70 years, to stop contesting the presidency of the country in 2019.

Northern coalition asks Buhari, Atiku to stop seeking election in 2019, wants younger Nigerians to take office
Just in: EFCC set to arraign ex-minister Shagari, other top PDP chiefs in Sokoto over alleged fraud

Just in: EFCC set to arraign ex-minister Shagari, other top PDP chiefs in Sokoto over alleged fraud

The Economic and Finance Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reported completed its plan to arraign Alhaji Murkhtar Shagari, water resources minister under former President Gooduck Jonathan, as well as some other chieftains of the PDP.

Just in: EFCC set to arraign ex-minister Shagari, other top PDP chiefs in Sokoto over alleged fraud
Senate team to meet Buhari on Tuesday, May 22, over allegations against IGP Idris

Senate team to meet Buhari on Tuesday, May 22, over allegations against IGP Idris

A Senate delegation will be meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, May 22 over allegation by the Senate president, Senator Bukola Sarai against the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

Senate team to meet Buhari on Tuesday, May 22, over allegations against IGP Idris
There was no double congress in Abia, it was peaceful - APC

There was no double congress in Abia, it was peaceful - APC

A statement released by the publicity secretary for the Abia state chapter of the APC, Benedict Godson, said the party had one congress which was followed with the acceptance of Donatus Nwankpa as its chairman.

There was no double congress in Abia, it was peaceful - APC
We must bring positive change at the federal level - APC presidential aspirant

We must bring positive change at the federal level - APC presidential aspirant

While congratulating all the emerging leaders, Udeogaranya said, that while his fellow contestant - President Muhammadu Buhari - in the 2019 presidential election is a good man, he is not the best option for the party.

We must bring positive change at the federal level - APC presidential aspirant
OPINION: APC will soon collapse - Reuben Abati reveals why

OPINION: APC will soon collapse - Reuben Abati reveals why

Reuben Abati, one of Nigeria's top social and political commentator, has revealed in a recent write -up of his said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is soon to become a disintegrated party due to internal rivalry.

OPINION: APC will soon collapse - Reuben Abati reveals why
Only APC can help Bayelsa get out of its mess - Timipre Sylva, Lokpobiri

Only APC can help Bayelsa get out of its mess - Timipre Sylva, Lokpobiri

Chief Timipre Sylva, a former governor and Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, minister of state for agriculture and rural development, have said the APC will rescue the state from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Only APC can help Bayelsa get out of its mess - Timipre Sylva, Lokpobiri
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