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Ambode’s commissioner was PDP’s mole in our party, says APC


The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress says it had always known that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s commissioner, Olawale Olowo, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday, was a mole for the opposition party. The Publicity Secretary of Lagos APC, Mr. Joe Igbokwe, said Oluwo, who has …

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Gov. Ganduje empowers 15,400 youths

Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has empowered 15,400 youths with a view to encouraging them sustain their local businesses. The beneficiaries comprised 8,800 males and 6,600 females and were selected from the 44 local government areas of the state. Each male beneficiary would go home with N20,000, while …

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Motorists blast Niger Governor, Bello for Minna-Suleja road gridlock

Abubakar Sani Bello

Motorists and commuters who were left stranded on Minna-Suleja road for hours on Sunday openly rein insult on the Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, for their plight. Supporters of the governor had besieged Kugo axis of the ever busy highway, in solidarity, leaving many road users stranded for over …

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2019: APC will sweep polls in Kwara –Oyedepo


Former Chairman, the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara, Akogun Oyedepo, has said that the All Progressives Congress would defeat the Peoples Democratic Party  in 2019 general elections in the state. Oyedepo, who  recently led majority of PDP members to APC, said on Sunday in Ilorin in a statement after a meeting …

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Olubadan: Withholding of my salaries unlawful


The Olubadan of Ibadan Land, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has described the withholding of his 11 months’ salaries by the crown-wearing high chiefs as unlawful. He said their decision to release the withheld salaries was an afterthought calculated to prevent a backlash of their unlawful action. Oba Adetunji, yesterday in …

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Ekiti: Fayose’s arrogance caused PDP’s defeat – Kashamu


The Senator representing Ogun East at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has blamed the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State on the arrogance of incumbent Governor Ayodele Fayose. Kashamu, a member of the PDP, said he saw the party’s defeat in …

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2019 elections may not hold, Secondus says


The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has expressed fears that the 2019 general elections may not hold. He said it would be especially so if next Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State is rigged by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Addressing the Forum of …

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No room for failure in Ekiti – INEC


The Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC) has said there will be no room for failure in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State. Saying that it was prepared to confront all the challenges in order to ensure a hitch-free exercise, the commission said every polling unit would open for …

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