Politics

Edo 2016: Odigie-Oyegun presents flag to Obaseki as APC governorship candidate

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Saturday led other chieftains as well as governors elected on the platform of the party to present APC’s flag to its candidate in the September 10 governorship poll, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and his running mate, Philip Shuaibu.

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Osinbajo to lead APC governors to Obaseki campaign flag off

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to lead a delegation comprising of governors and other chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the campaign flag off of the party’s Edo State governorship candidate for the September 10 election on Saturday in Benin City, the state capital. Chairman of the AOC in Edo State party, Mr. ...

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PDP accuses Oshiomhole of funding Obaseki’s campaign with Edo funds

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin The Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation has raised the alarm over huge disbursement of Edo State financial resources being expended into the campaign of the All Progressive Congress’ (APC) governorship candidate, Godwin Obaseki.

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PDP meets in Abuja as convention holds in Port Harcourt next month

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Expanded Caucus Meeting of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has held in Abuja with the leaders of the party fixing the convention of the party to Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital for August 17.

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Lagos PDP endorses Makarfi’s caretaker committee

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has endorsed the Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the party at its general assembly meeting.

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Rivers rerun poll: PDP raises alarm over Abe’s INEC visits

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt  The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has flayed alleged visits of one of the candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC)in the rescheduled rerun poll, Senator Magnus Abe to INEC to the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). 

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Rerun poll: APC candidate alleges plot to mop up PVC

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt  The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the rerun poll in Rivers South East, Sneator Magnus Ngei Abe has raised an alarm of a plot by Governor Nyesom Wike, and the state’s chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rig the forthcoming elections with financial inducement. 

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PDP faults APC’s position on Ekweramadu’s forgery trial

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the position of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on the ongoing trial of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu.

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APC Volunteer Lagos Get New Exco

The new national executive committee of a group within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), APC V Volunteer (V) has been inaugurated in Lagos.

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INEC employs 1,390 ad hoc staff for Kogi East senate re-run

By Sulaiman Achema, Lokoja  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has employed 1,390 ad-hoc staff for the July 23, 2016 rerun election for Kogi East senatorial district. 

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