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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Buhari signs #Notyoungrun Bill into law

Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria, on Thursday signed into law the bill seeking to reduce age qualification to hold elective office in the country. Bashir Ahmad, Aide to the President on new media, disclosed this in a tweet on Thursday. “History is made, President @MBuhari has signed into law the #NotTooYoungToRun bill. Congratulations to all young men and women ...

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Egbeyemi emerges as Fayemi’s running mate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has nominated former Executive Chairman of Ado-Ekiti Local Government, Adebisi Egbeyemi, as the deputy governorship candidate of the party. A statement from JKF Campaign office in Ado-Ekiti disclosed that Egbeyemi was picked as the candidate in late hours of Wednesday, after party leaders met for long hours to consider who is best ...

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APC congresses in Rivers illegal, says State High Court

The Rivers High Court in Port Harcourt has nullified the ward, local government and state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held on May 19, 20 and 21 respectively. Justice Chiwendu Nwogu nullified the Congresses in his ruling on Wednesday. Nwogu also stated that the process leading to the emergence of Ojukaye Flag-Amachree as Rivers Chairman of APC was ...

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Melaye still member of our party, APC insists

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has maintained that the lawmaker representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, is still a member of the ruling party. Melaye on Wednesday made a dramatic appearance at the Senate, declaring his intention to move to the minority wing of the chamber. Reacting to the development, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, ...

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Tackling corruption issues’ll address electoral rigging, says Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka on Wednesday said tackling corruption issues in Nigeria will address electoral rigging that has marred the nation’s political system. Soyinka spoke at a Colloquium in honour of the Executive Editor, The News/PM News, Kunle Ajibade who turned 60 two days ago. The event was held at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, NIIA, Victoria Island, Lagos, ...

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APC remains strong, committed to Nigerians – Vatsa

Jonathan Vatsa, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Niger, says the party remains strong and committed to meeting the desired needs of Nigerians. Vatsa, a former Commissioner for Information, said this to NAN in Minna on Monday. He lauded the political maturity demonstrated by the party members during its recent local government and state congresses across the country. He ...

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Melaye resumes plenary, relocates to PDP wing

The lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye on Wednesday resumed plenary after his arrest by the Nigeria Police Force on April 24. The lawmaker, who was wearing a neck brace, appreciated his colleagues for their support while he was away. The Senate had on April 25, halted plenary to visit Melaye at National Hospital, Abuja, to ascertain his ...

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Gombe APC suspends minority leader over mace saga

The All Progressive Congress (APC), Gombe State, has suspended the State House of Assembly Minority Leader, Ahmad Haruna, for six months citing displeasure at his action over a theft of the Assembly’s mace.

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Fayemi resigns as Minister, set for Ekiti governorship poll

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development. Kayode Fayemi has resigned. 

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Reps member leaves APC for PDP, says ruling party is a sinking ship

The lawmaker representing Kachia/Kagarko Federal Constituency, Adams Jagaba, has formally defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

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