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Politics

Kaduna LG Poll: PDP talks tough on rescheduled election

The major opposition, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, of Kaduna State has said it will only accept whoever wins in a clean, free, fair and transparent vote irrespective of the party, Recall that Zangon Kataf, alongside Kajuru, Chikun and Brinin-Gwari local government areas could not vote in the 4th September 2021 council election which ...

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Gale of defections continues as House of Reps member from Rivers dumps PDP for APC

The influence of Governor Nyesome Wike on Rivers State politics may be waning as a member of the House of Representatives, Chisom Dike, dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for  the All Progressives Congress (APC). The decampimg was contained in a letter directed to the House via the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila. In the letter read by Gbajabiamila on Thursday, Dike ...

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Debt Profile: APC replies PDP, says Buhari will keep on borrowing

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has defended the debt profile of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that it “is for the good of the country”. It should be noted that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) earlier declared that Buhari and the APC administration are selling Nigeria. It will be recalled that the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement ...

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Jonathan joining APC? God forbid- Reno Omokri

Former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has reacted to rumours that his former boss, Jonathan, is set to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Rumour has been circulating that  APC was wooing Jonathan to become its presidential candidate in the 2023 general elections. Also, on Wednesday, the party said it would welcome Jonathan if he decides ...

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Anambra Guber: ZLP candidate lashes out gov Obiano over taxes

As the race for Anambra governoship election is gaining momentum, the  candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP),  Dr. Obiora Okonkwo has called out the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) over taxes in the state. According to the party, its candidate insisted on the total abolition of all levies foisted on Anambra people by the APGA administration. In a press release ...

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PDP Publicly Secretary in Imo defects to APC

The state publicity secretary of Imo PDP, Hon. Ogu Bundu Nwadike has defected to the  All Progressives Congress, APC. Nwadike disclosed his defection to APC in a resignation letter he personally signed. His decision to resign was based on personal decision after due consultations with his family and mentors for resigning from the party. Part of the letter read: “This ...

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Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan is yet to join us- APC

Contrary to rumours, former President Goodluck Jonathan has not joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). APC’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, told newsmen on Wednesday that the ex-leader had not dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Nabena, who hails from the same Bayelsa State with Jonathan, insisted that there was no iota of truth in the speculations. ...

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APC Chairmanship: Umahi declares support for Alimodu Sheriff

Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi has endorsed the former governor of Borno State Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC. He said that Sheriff should  be allowed to go in unopposed for the position of the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, adding that he is the only man that can be accessed ...

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Gov Ortom urges all political appointees contesting for posts to resign

Governor Samuel Ortom has again issued a directive to all his appointees seeking elective positions to resign before or on the 30th of September, 2021 or be relieved of their appointments. He spoke on Wednesday during a meeting with top government appointees including Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Head of Service, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Commissioners, Special ...

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EFCC places Ex-Governor Peter Odili of Rivers on watchlist

Ex- Rivers State Governor, Peter Odili, has been placed on the watch list of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) over alleged graft. Odili was the Governor of Rivers State between 1999 and 2007, is the husband of Justice Mary Odili of the Nigeria’s Supreme Court. Odili had dragged the Nigeria Immigration Service and its Comptroller General before ...

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