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

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
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
Magistrate court dismisses murder charges against 9 men accused of murdering 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
Unless you obey court order, you'll be committed to prison - Judge threatens IGP

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
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
Just in: APC finally splits in Rivers as Senator Abe opens factional 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
Investigate N1.36 trillion oil field project - Youth groups tell FG, EFCC

Investigate N1.36 trillion oil field project - Youth groups tell FG, EFCC

The chairman of NYPF, Moses Siasia, the chief executive of CODE, Hamzat Lawal and the pioneer chairperson of the CYC, Ahmed Adamu, alleged that foreign contractors had instigated mind-boggling corruption in Nigeria.

Investigate N1.36 trillion oil field project - Youth groups tell FG, EFCC
Jigawa thrown into frenzy as hundreds rally support for senator who defected to PDP

Jigawa stands still as residents take over streets in support of senator who defected to PDP

Supporters of Senator Ubale Shitu took to the streets of Jigawa over the recent defection of the Senator representing Jigawa northeast senatorial district. They said the governor failed to keep his promise to the people.

Jigawa stands still as residents take over streets in support of senator who defected to PDP
Senators to sponsor motion deanding judicial probe into NASS invasion

Senators to sponsor motion deanding judicial probe into NASS invasion

Following the invasion of the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) last Tuesday, Nigerian Senators have demanded a judicial probe into the incident to enable Nigerians to know what led to it.

Senators to sponsor motion deanding judicial probe into NASS invasion
Jonathan calls on Nigerians to always do the right thing

Keep doing the right thing - Jonathan urges Nigerians

Ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerians to always do the right thing even in the face of persecution, saying it is better to be persecuted for doing the right thing rather than being associated with bad conducts.

Keep doing the right thing - Jonathan urges Nigerians
2019: PDP is using surrogates to buy PVC at the cost of N5,000 in Yobe - APC alleges

2019: PDP is using surrogates to buy PVC at the cost of N5,000 in Yobe - APC alleges

There have been allegations directed at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Yobe state that the opposition is using surrogates to buy PVC at the cost of N5,000 per card.

2019: PDP is using surrogates to buy PVC at the cost of N5,000 in Yobe - APC alleges
2019: Presidency deliberately delayed INEC budget - Senator Abaribe reveals, gives reason

It is not our fault, presidency deliberately delayed INEC budget - Abaribe alleges with details

Eyinnaya Abaribe, a Nigerian senator and chairman of the committee on power and steel at the upper chamber, on Thursday, August 16, said the presidency’s call for the National Assembly to resume was not necessary.

It is not our fault, presidency deliberately delayed INEC budget - Abaribe alleges with details
PDP urges National Assembly to override Buhari for reportedly withholding assent to electoral act

Why National Assembly should override Buhari for withholding assent to electoral act - PDP

The national publicity secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, has urged the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari for reportedly withholding his assent to the electoral act amendment bill sent to him.

Why National Assembly should override Buhari for withholding assent to electoral act - PDP
There will be no automatic ticket for Ortom - PDP governorship aspirants insist

Ortom's second term bid shaky as PDP governorship aspirants insist no automatic ticket for him

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirants in Benue state are said to be resisting moves by the party to give Governor Samuel Ortom of the state automatic ticket to contest the governorship election in the state in 2019.

Ortom's second term bid shaky as PDP governorship aspirants insist no automatic ticket for him
2019: Why Secondus held secret meeting with IBB in Minna

2019: Why Secondus held secret meeting with IBB in Minna

In a bid to resolve issues of multiple presidential aspirants in the PDP, the national chairman of the opposition, Prince Uche Secondus on Thursday, August 16, met with General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the for military leader.

2019: Why Secondus held secret meeting with IBB in Minna
What we know about alleged planned moves against Igbos - Lagos government

What we know about alleged planned moves against Igbos - Lagos government

The Lagos government has denied a report on social media alleging that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was making moves against non-indigenes especially Igbos in the state. The government said the report is baseless and mischievous.

What we know about alleged planned moves against Igbos - Lagos government
PDP buying PVC’s for N5,000 in Yobe - APC alleges, lodges complaint with security agencies

APC raises serious allegation against PDP; claims opposition party is buying PVC’s for N5,000 in Yobe

The chairman, Yobe State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Adamu Chilariye, has accused the PDP of illegally buying the permanent voter’s card (PVC) of unsuspecting members of the public.

APC raises serious allegation against PDP; claims opposition party is buying PVC’s for N5,000 in Yobe
Major loss for APC as top lawmaker in Northern state defects to PDP

Major loss for APC as top lawmaker in Northern state defects to PDP

The minority leader of the Gombe House of Assembly, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Haruna, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Haruna announced his defection on Thursday, August 16.

Major loss for APC as top lawmaker in Northern state defects to PDP
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