Politics

Edo 2016: Sheriff PDP faction floats committee for campaign flag off

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has set up a committee that will organize the flagging off of the governorship campaign of its governorship candidate in Edo state, Mr Matthew Iduoriyekemwen. 

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Ngige carpets PDP for Nigeria’s woes, says APC will win  Anambra in 2018

By Obinna Achi, Awka  The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige stated that the election of President Mohammadu Buhari saved the country from being destroyed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led governments in the past. 

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Oshiomhole vows to drag PDP chieftains to EFCC over graft

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City  Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has vowed to drag some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before the Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC) for financial crimes while they were in power between 1999 and 2003. 

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Ribadu defects to APC, says he’s reuniting with his supporters

Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The pioneer Chairman of the Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Nuhu Ribadu has formally defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Edo poll: Labour Party denies endorsing Ize-Iyamu

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City  The Edo State chapter of Labour Party has denied reports that it has endorsed and adopted candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the forthcoming governorship poll. 

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Edo APC moves to appease Esanland, as speaker to step aside Monday

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City  Following the emergence of Godwin Obaseki as All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate from South Senatorial district and Hon. Philip Shaibu as his running mate from North, the tripod the leadership of the party is moving to appease the people of the of the Central Senatorial district to produce the Speaker of the state house of ...

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Bauchi APC caucus warns lawmakers against impeaching Buhari

By Haruna Katagum, Bauchi A caucus within the Bauchi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Pro-Buhari Group has warned lawmakers from the state not to join those plotting to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Saraki debunks defection rumour, says ‘I remain a proud APC member’

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has debunked news making the rounds in the social media, saying he has perfected plans to defect to the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alongside other senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Ambode lauds Oshiomhole on projects, seeks support for Obaseki

 By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has lauded his Edo State counterpart, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for his achievements in the last seven years, saying that his government has impacted positively on not just the economy of the State but the country in general.

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Edo 2016: Accord Party candidate kicks as INEC rejects name

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin  The governorship candidate of the Accord Party (AP) in Edo State, Mr. Don Pedro Obaseki has kicked against the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reject his candidature. 

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