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Osun polls: APC candidate hopeful of victory as he receives assurance of massive votes from market women

Osun polls: APC candidate hopeful of victory as he receives assurance of massive votes from market women

Osun polls: APC candidate hopeful of victory as he receives assurance of massive votes from market women
2019: APC’s expensive nomination form frustrating women’s ambition - Owoola

2019: How APC discourages women participation in politics - Female aspirant

An Ekiti state House of Assembly aspirant has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of sidelining women in the ongoing preparation for the 2019 general election. The aspirant said women are being marginalised.

2019: How APC discourages women participation in politics - Female aspirant
Primaries: Ambode, Oshiomole and other APC governors in crucial meeting to resolve crisis

Primaries: Ambode, Oshiomole and other APC governors in crucial meeting to resolve crisis

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress primary election, the governors under the umbrella of the party and other important bigwigs including the national chairman of the party, Adam Oshiomole, are in a crucial meeting in at Imo.

Primaries: Ambode, Oshiomole and other APC governors in crucial meeting to resolve crisis
PDP state chairman blows hot over threats of defection by governorship aspirants, calls them betrayers

PDP state chairman blows hot over threats of defection by governorship aspirants, calls them betrayers

The defection threats by some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Benue have been dismissed by the state chairman of the party, John Negede, who accused the aspirants of betraying the party in 2015.

PDP state chairman blows hot over threats of defection by governorship aspirants, calls them betrayers
5 ways to win elections in Nigeria

5 ways to win elections in Nigeria

The Nigerian political space is getting heated up as the 2019 general elections draw nearer. Politicians have started switching allegiance from one party to another, looking for political parties that can guarantee them success.

5 ways to win elections in Nigeria
2019: APC members, stakeholders disagree over direct, indirect primaries

2019: APC members, stakeholders disagree over direct, indirect primaries

There is trouble in the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), as members and stakeholders disagree over the type of primary election to be adopted in choosing the best candidates for the 2019 general elections.

2019: APC members, stakeholders disagree over direct, indirect primaries
Imo state senator reacts to warrant of arrest against him

Imo state senator reacts to warrant of arrest against him

Senator Hope Uzodimma, representing Orlu Zone, Imo West Senatorial District on Wednesday, September 19, denied an arrest warrant issued against him by a Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa, Abuja, on Tuesday, September 18.

Imo state senator reacts to warrant of arrest against him
2019: Ambode awaits final decision on his re-election bid as Tinubu-led Governor's Advisory Council meets

2019: Ambode awaits final decision on his re-election bid as Tinubu-led Governor's Advisory Council meets

The GAC postponed its meeting after taking briefings on the political uncertainty that the governor had been facing since Tinubu’s powerful political machine threw up Sanwo-Olu to challenge Ambode in the primary contest.

2019: Ambode awaits final decision on his re-election bid as Tinubu-led Governor's Advisory Council meets
How 80-year-old herbalist, 2 others removed Police sergeant’s eyes to make invisible jacket

80-year-old herbalist, 2 others remove Police sergeant’s eyes for charm

The Nigerian Police on Wednesday, September 19, said it arrested an 80-year-old herbalist, Ussaini Musa, in Katsina for allegedly plucking out the eyes of a sergeant to make charms. His eyes were plucked before he was killed.

80-year-old herbalist, 2 others remove Police sergeant’s eyes for charm
Retract your verbal attack against Governor Ishaku in 1 week or face lawsuit - Group tells Oshiomhole

Retract your verbal attack against Governor Ishaku in 1 week or face lawsuit - Group tells Oshiomhole

Loyalists of Governor Darius Ishaku on the platform of Taraba Network for Peace and Development, have threatened Adams Oshiomhole with lawsuit if he does not retract his statement that the head of the state is unpopular.

Retract your verbal attack against Governor Ishaku in 1 week or face lawsuit - Group tells Oshiomhole
Ekweremadu blows hot over INEC’s ban on smartphones at polling units, labels it unconstitutional

Ekweremadu blows hot over INEC’s ban on smartphones at polling units, labels it unconstitutional

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s decision to ban the use of smartphones inside polling cubicles has been condemned by deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, who described the move as unconstitutional.

Ekweremadu blows hot over INEC’s ban on smartphones at polling units, labels it unconstitutional
2019: Chinese investors to pull out of $1.4 billion Lagos rail deal if Ambode fails to return

2019: Chinese investors to pull out of $1.4 billion Lagos rail deal if Ambode fails to return

Government sources lamented that the rift had already taken international dimension, warning that some Chinese investors are already threatening to pull out of a major rail deal if Ambode’s re-election bid is thwarted.

2019: Chinese investors to pull out of $1.4 billion Lagos rail deal if Ambode fails to return
Panic hits Abia as hoodlums invade APC meeting, reportedly kill 10

Panic hits Abia as hoodlums invade APC meeting, reportedly kill 10

It was gathered that some hoodlums had invaded the meeting where members of the ruling party were meeting with the senatorial aspirant for Abia Central zone, Senator Nkechi Nwaogu, who came on a campaign tour of the area.

Panic hits Abia as hoodlums invade APC meeting, reportedly kill 10
PDP chieftain joins race for Plateau north senatorial seat

PDP chieftain joins race for Plateau north senatorial seat

Factional president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Chris Giwa, has declared his intention to contest for the Plateau North Senatorial seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.

PDP chieftain joins race for Plateau north senatorial seat
Nationwide strike looms as labour union gives strong order to states

Nationwide strike looms as labour union gives strong order to states

According to the labour leader, the national executive council in session has expressed disappointment at the manner in which the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage unilaterally adjourned the meeting indefinitely.

Nationwide strike looms as labour union gives strong order to states
Examination malpractice: Police share evidence to back up claim against Senator Adeleke (photos)

Examination malpractice: Read Nigerian police’s full statement against Senator Adeleke

The Nigerian police has summoned the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the coming Osun state gubernatorial election, Senator Ademola Adeleke to appear before it over alleged examination malpractice.

Examination malpractice: Read Nigerian police’s full statement against Senator Adeleke
Lagos APC: Tinubu’s new request to Ambode reportedly revealed

Lagos APC: Tinubu’s new request to Ambode reportedly revealed

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has allegedly asked Governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode to drop his second term bid and endorse his rival, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Lagos APC: Tinubu’s new request to Ambode reportedly revealed
APC postpones presidential primary election

APC postpones presidential primary election

The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) says the party’s presidential primary will hold on September 25 as against September 20 earlier announced. This is according to Emma Ibediro

APC postpones presidential primary election
Source pours cold water on Ambode’s alleged second term ambition suspension, says governor is still in race

Source pours cold water on Ambode’s alleged second term ambition suspension, says governor is still in race

An aide to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos says the governor has not suspended his second term bid. The aide, who spoke anonymously, said Ambode is still very much interested in continuing his good works in the state.

Source pours cold water on Ambode’s alleged second term ambition suspension, says governor is still in race
Be alert, reject faulty card readers - Former APC spokesman tells Osun voters

Be alert, reject faulty card readers - Former APC spokesman tells Osun voters

A former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has tasked the INEC) on the need to ensure that the September 22 Osun governorship is free and fair without hitches.

Be alert, reject faulty card readers - Former APC spokesman tells Osun voters
2019: Former PDP spokesman joins presidential race, says he'll grow Nigeria's GDP from $510bn to $4trn within 10 years

2019: Former PDP spokesman joins presidential race, says he'll grow Nigeria's GDP from $510bn to $4trn within 10 years

Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, a presidential aspirant under the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), made the comment when he picked his nomination form at the party headquarters in the FCT, Abuja on Wednesday, September 19.

2019: Former PDP spokesman joins presidential race, says he'll grow Nigeria's GDP from $510bn to $4trn within 10 years
Osun poll: Saraki, Atiku, Secondus storm Osogbo, rally support for Adeleke (photos)

Osun poll: Saraki, Atiku, Secondus storm Osogbo, rally support for Adeleke (photos)

Ahead of the Saturday, September 22 governorship election in Osun, the Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, September 19, in Osogbo, canvassed support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.

Osun poll: Saraki, Atiku, Secondus storm Osogbo, rally support for Adeleke (photos)
Davido wears PDP's campaign attire as he declares support for his uncle Senator Adeleke in Osun (photos, videos)

Davido wears PDP's campaign attire as he declares support for his uncle Senator Adeleke in Osun (photos, videos)

Popular hip-hop singer Davido is going all out for his uncle Senator Adeleke who is an active part of the Osun state gubernatorial race. In a recent show of solidarity, the musician put on a campaign costume as he attends rallies.

Davido wears PDP's campaign attire as he declares support for his uncle Senator Adeleke in Osun (photos, videos)
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