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I dumped APC, PDP due to Akeredolu’s totalitarian, nepotic influences –Ajayi

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, in this interview with ADEWALE MOMOH, spoke on the feud between him and his principal, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and the October 10 governorship poll, among other issues. Excerpts… Why did you dump the APC? One of the greatest advantages of democracy is that it provides alternative […]

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Lagos East bye-election: APC settles for ex-Polaris Bank boss, Abiru

  The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed that a former Commissioner for Finance in the state, Tokunbo Abiru, is the party’s consensus candidate for the forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election. The party’s state Assistant Publicity Secretary, Abiodun Salami, gave the confirmation in an interview with the News Agency […]

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Lagos East: APC, PDP strategise for by-election

Wale Elegbede writes on the forthcoming byelection for Lagos East Senatorial District to fill the vacant seat occasioned by the death of Senator Bayo Osinowo Barring any last minute change, the people of Lagos East Senatorial District in Lagos State will go the polls on Saturday October 31, to elect their representative in the Upper […]

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Kogi: PDP condemns clampdown on opposition

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the clampdown on opposition party members by the Department of State Services (DSS) in Kogi State. The party in a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan said one Aminu Ademu has been arrested by the DSS while operatives of the service, on Thursday, invaded the residence of Mr. Austin Okai, […]

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2023: PDP will give APC a good fight to form govt, says Ortom

*Says he’s not worried over gale of defections in Benue Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has now been fully repositioned to give the President Mohammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) a good fight to enable the party bounce back to power during the 2023 general elections. Besides, […]

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APC to screening committee: Clear only credible aspirants

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee has charged the October 31 legislative by-elections screening committee to clear only aspirants with credible credentials. The Chairman of Caretaker Committee and governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, represented by the Secretary, Senator James Akpanudoedehe gave the charge while inaugurating the committee at the […]

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Plateau residents applaud Suleiman Kwande for donating 14-bed clinic in Jos

Residents of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State have applauded former member representing Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande for building and furnishing a 14-beds capacity clinic in Jos North Local Government Area of the state. The citizens, made up of youths, women, children and the aged, […]

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2023: Ominous signs as defection hits Benue PDP

CEPHAS IORHEMEN reports on the recent defection of some chieftains of major political parties in Benue State, particularly the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State seems to be walking a tip rope ahead of the 2023 general election given the defection […]

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We can’t compel Buhari to sack service chiefs – Johnson

Hon. Ganiyu Johnson represents Oshodi/ Isolo II in the House of Representatives. In this interview, he speaks on the ongoing probes in the National Assembly, foreign borrowings of the government and state of insecurity, among other issues. WALE ELEGBEDE reports The Minister for Niger Delta Development (NDDC), Godswill Akpabio, has fingered some lawmakers for corruption […]

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Edo guber: How Obaseki is reaching the grassroots

Cajetan Mmuta reports on the wardto- ward campaign approach adopted by the governor of Edo State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 19 election to market his MEGA manifesto to the people Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the Peoples Democratic Party’s strategic ward-to-ward campaign in […]