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Oshiomhole: I accept dissolution of APC NWC in good faith

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the decision of the party’s national executive committee (NEC) to dissolve the national working committee (NWC) which he led.     Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, Oshiomhole said he has also asked his lawyers to withdraw his […]

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Defection: Nothing attractive in APC – PDP Govs

*Say Bello’s claim diversionary Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have said there is nothing attractive in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to warrant any of them defecting to the party.     The governors were reacting to an allegation by the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello that about 10 […]

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No election after Shagari is credible –Prof. Ango Abdullahi

Professor Ango Abdullahi is the convener and leader of the Northern Elders Forum, (NEF). He stated in this interview with BABA NEGEDU that the presumed winner of the June 12 elections Chief MKO Abiola does not deserve all the accolades he is getting as there are other Nigerians who were more pivotal to the enthronement […]

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APC: Heal wounds, Oyegun tells Caretaker Committee

…As Onilu seeks support for the Committee Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has charged members of the caretaker committee of the party to heal the wounds caused by the dissolved National Working Committee (NWC). Oyegun, who spoke via telephone, said the governor of Yobe State, Mallam Mai Mala […]

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Edo 2020: How I almost quit race for Osadebay Avenue – Obaseki

Cajetan Mmuta, Benin   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Goodwin Obaseki said Friday that he nearly quit the governorship race under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for a second term in office at the Dennis Osadebay Avenue Government House, Benin the state capital. Obaseki stated this in his acceptance speech shortly after […]

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Deregistration: Hope dims for fringe parties

It was dashed hope for some of the deregistered political parties following a recent ruling of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, which held that the powers of INEC to deregister political parties is sacrosanct. FELIX NWANERI reports Nigeria’s political landscape witnessed a quake in February, when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deregistered […]

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Sanwo-Olu’s giant strides at 55

TEMITOPE OGUNBANKE writes on achievements of Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who clocked 55 yesterday Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu clocked 55 yesterday. At 55, Sanwo-Olu, not only stands tall among his contemporaries, but remains a model to his generation. Born on June 25, 1965 in Lagos State, the governor is an exemplary […]

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2023: PDP BoT wants united, stronger party

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for unity among party members ahead the 2023 general election. The board met in Abuja on Wednesday to review the activities in the party. BoT Chairman, Senator Walid Jibrin, in a statement at the end of the meeting, said the board welcomes […]

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Anambra 2021: Ekwunife’s eyes on PDP ticket

OKEY MADUFORO reports on the bid for the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2021 election in Anambra State by the senator representing Anambra Central at the National Assembly, Uche Ekwunife There is no doubt that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State led by Chief Ndubuisi Nnobu is […]

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It’s insensitive to accuse Buhari of lopsided appointments – Odeyemi

Comrade Oladimeji Odeyemi, a security analyst and a counter-terrorism expert, is the Convener of the Coalition of Civil Society Groups Against Terrorism in Nigeria. In this interview, he speaks on the war against insurgency, alleged lopsidedness of appointment in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, among others. WALE ELEGBEDE reports As a counter-terrorism expert, what […]