Politics

PDP insists, says Buhari clueless on state of economy

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted said that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration lacks the fiscal discipline, knowhow and resolve to move the country out of recession.

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Jonathan’s ally, Professor King dumps PDP for APC in Akwa Ibom

Breaking News By Samuel Ita, Uyo A close ally of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Prof. Richard King has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State.

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INEC accredits 44 observer groups for Edo governorship poll

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accredited 44 observer groups for next week’s gubernatorial election in Edo State.

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APC inaugurates caretaker officers in Gombe

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated caretaker officers for the Gombe State chapter of the party.

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Adeuti emerges LP Ondo governorship candidate

By Samuel Faleye, Akure A 63-year old man, Mr Taye Adeuti, has emerged the governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the November 26governorship election in Ondo State.

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Ondo APC primaries: Aspirants make desperate jostles for delegates

By Maxwell Adeleye, Akure With less than 24-hours to the much touted governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, the aspirants are in cut throat manoeuvring and intrigue to win the ticket. The primaries are scheduled to hold on Saturday at DOME International event centre, Akure, the state capital. In all, the leading aspirants are a ...

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Stakeholders laud Ambode on inclusive governance

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Stakeholders in Lagos State have commended the Akinwunmi Ambode on his policy to include all segments of the society in the governance of the state. Speaking at the annual public lecture of the Lagos Information Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists recently, guests at the occasion stated that the policy has accounted largely for the ...

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Group to Amnesty International: ‘Vacate Nigeria or face mass action’

By Olalekan Joshua A civil society group, Progressive Citizens Congress (PCC) has questioned the sincerity of the global watchdog, Amnesty International (AI) in Nigeria. The group said on Friday after appraising the activities of the group in the country has called on the it (AI), to vacate the country. The group has also threatened to shut down the Abuja and ...

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Traditional rulers meet Buhari in Osogbo

L-R: The Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, Oba Adekunle Aromolaran II; Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II during an interactive session between President Muhammadu Buhari and a cross session of Osun State indigenes in Osogbo on Thursday…

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Ahead of polls, NSCDC deploys 10,000 men, sniffer dogs to Edo  

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Mr. Abdullahi Muhammadu has deployed about 10,000 personnel to Edo State, ahead of the September 10 governorship election in the state. The move is contained in a statement issued by the Corps Spokesperson, Emmanuel Okeh, on Friday in Abuja. In it, Okeh stated that NSCDC ...

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