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We will rejig entire structure of PDP- Official

Following many setbacks, including the loss of the governorship election last year and dwindling membership, the chairman of the opposition PDP in Cross River State, Vena Ikem, has hinted that they are going to rejig their entire structures to bounce back. He said the party still enjoys unprecedented support from the grassroots. Ikem spoke during a stakeholders’ meeting of the ...

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Some people using my name to fight political battles- Okonjo-weala

The Director General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has alleged a plot to use her name to fight political battles. Okonjo-Iweala cautioned those behind the act to desist from misusing her name for their political ends. She was reacting to a remark that Nigeria’s debt profile hit N24 trillion in two months for the first time in ...

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APC can only win election through rigging- Ex-NWC member

Former Director General of Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, and immediate-past National Vice Chairman, North West of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Salihu Lukman has said that the party can no longer win elections without rigging. Lukman, in a statement on Wednesday said he found it necessary to write to a few leaders of the party and try to clarify ...

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Economic Hardship: Jandor urges Tinubu to seek help

The Lagos State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abdul-Azeez Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, has asked President Bola Tinubu to succeed so he doesn’t crush Nigerians. Jandor also asked President Tinubu to seek help in the face of the current economic hardship in the country. He spoke while featuring on the Channels Television programme, Sunrise Daily on ...

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N22.7 trillion: Presidency fires back at Atiku’s aide

The Presidency has dismissed claims that President Bola Tinubu advised former President Muhammadu Buhari to print Naira in 2020. A Special Adviser on Information and Strategy to the President, Bayo Onanuga, described such a claim as erroneous. Recall that a spokesman of the 2023 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe, had claimed Tinubu advised Buhari to ...

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Buhari responsible for current hardship- Sani

A former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central in the Senate, Senator Sani Shehu, has claimed that former President Muhammadu Buhari destroyed Nigeria’s economy, saying the former president is responsible for the current economic hardship in the country. Sani stated this in an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday. He said some of the economic policies that President Bola Tinubu ...

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APC Chairmanship: Yahaya Bello’s posters flood Abuja

Barely 48 hours after leaving office, posters of the immediate past Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello have been sighted in Abuja. Bello’s posters were sighted around the Federal Secretariat and on walls and fences of structures around the All Progressives Congress, APC, national secretariat on Blantyre Street at Wuse 2 in Abuja. His posters carried the inscription: “APC Next Level. ...

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Edo 2024: APC plans to adopt direct primary

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted the direct mode of primary election to pick its candidate for the September 21, 2024 Edo State governorship poll. The ruling party had fixed the primary election to nominate a flag bearer for the Edo gubernatorial poll on February 17, while sales of forms had commenced on January 10 to end on ...

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Guber Polls: Abubakar laments voter intimidation, vote-buying

The National Peace Committee (NPC) has said old styles of voter intimidation, vote-buying, voter apathy, among others, characterised last Saturday’s off-season elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states. The committee said it was unfortunate that corrupt Nigerians continued to collude to stall the nation’s electoral processes. It advised Nigerians to learn from the experiences the elections elicited to make future ...

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Impeachment Saga: We won’t deviate from dictates of constitution- Ondo Assembly

Ondo State House of Assembly has  promised not to deviate from the dictates of the Constitution, in its bid to probe allegations of gross misconduct levelled against the embattled Deputy Governor, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The Majority Leader of the Assembly, Mr. Oluwole Ogunmolasuyi, said this in Akure, following the refusal of the Chief Judge, Justice Olusegun Odusola, to set up ...

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