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Amidst the Corona Virus pandemic and efforts to halt the spread by discouraging large gatherings, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Delta State Branch is scheduled to hold its state congress…

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Buhari, APC on my side, not Oshiomhole’s – Obaseki

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has suggested that he and President Muhammadu are on one side and backed by the All Progressives Congress, APC in the state amid the face-off…

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Tambuwal replaces Dickson as chair of PDP Governors’ Forum

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, is now the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum. According to a statement issued by Mohammad Bello, special adviser to governor Tambuwal, he…

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Kano PDP chairman decamps to APC

The Kano State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Rabiu Sulaiman-Bichi, has decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Sulaiman-Bichi told PREMIUM TIMES on Wednesday that he will make…

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Danjuma says no regret endorsing Obaseki’s second term

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mrs Daisy Danjuma, on Monday said she had no regret supporting the second term bid of Governor Godwin…

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Kano PDP reacts to Ganduje’s victory at Supreme Court

The Kano State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the Supreme Court ruling affirming Umar Ganduje winner of the last governorship election in the state. Kano…

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Ihedioha vs Hope Uzodinma: APC attacks PDP leader for protesting against Supreme Court ruling

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday, condemned the mass protest by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over the Supreme Court which declared Hope Uzodinma as governor of Imo State….

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Festus Keyamo, others write Buhari over Benin Republic impasse (Letter)

Friday, January 17, 2020 The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aso Villa, Abuja. Your Excellency, THE TRUNCATION OF THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS OF THE REPUBLIC…

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Demands for Omo-Agege’s resignation is wrong, UPU

The highest socio-cultural umbrella body of the Urhobo Nation, the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), has described the call for the Deputy President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of…

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Ignore rumours of my death, I’m hale and hearty – Rotimi Ajanaku

Contrary to the rumours making rounds about death of the Asiwaju Odo O’odua and a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Rotimi Ajanaku, the astute politician…

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US vs Iran: Trump makes u-turn on attacking cultural sites

US President Donald Trump has soft-pedaled on his threat to hit Iranian cultural sites. Trump had threatened to blow up 52 targets in Iran, including the sites. But the United…

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Gbajabiamila, Makinde for J9C Summit

As countdown begins for the annual January 9 Collective (J9C), Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker House of Representatives and Engr. Seyi Makinde, Oyo State governor are expected to grace the event…

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Saraki’s house demolition: Lack of foresight by Kwara Gov – Groups

Coalition of Saraki Advocates (COSA), Youth For Steady Progress And Development of Kwara South G70 and Concern Kwara Youth Group condemned demolition of Saraki’s family property by the Kwara State…

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Senator Fadahunsi, one of fake news purveyors we’re fighting, Lai responds

The Nigerian government has again defended the increasing debt profile under the President Muhammadu Buhari regime. The government also accused some critics of the increasing debt profile of “scaremongering.” One…

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We’re mobilising for Tinubu 2023, TMT woman leader says

A non-political group, Tinubu Media Team, TMT, has stated that the only candidate for the 2023 presidential election being a south western Nigerian slot is none other than the former…

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Buhari needs to change revenue sharing formula – Governors

Nigeria’s 36 state governors are willing to pay the minimum N30,000 wage to civil servants, but want a review of the revenue sharing formula. The Chairman of the Governors’ Forum,…

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Executive Blunder: Deputy Governor addresses Gbajabiamila as ‘National Assembly Speaker’

The Osun State Deputy Governor, Mr Benedict Olugboyega Alabi has been widely criticised for committing ‘blunder’ while delivering a speech at the Osun State University, Osogbo, on Thursday. Alabi, who…

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Election: Supreme Court Affirms Seyi Makinde As Oyo Governor

The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, against the decision of the Court of Appeal. It was reported how the appeal court ruled…

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