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Investigate assault against our members, APC tells security agencies

Investigate assault against our members, APC tells security agencies

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, has called on security agencies to investigate and prosecute the perpetrators of assault and arson against its members and their property. The Rivers Police Command had confirmed the arsonists attack on the residence of Lloyd, a former leader of Rivers Assembly and chieftain of APC. Chief Davies Ikanya, APC chairman in the state ...

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APC senators celebrate Remi Tinubu’s birthday

APC senators celebrate Remi Tinubu’s birthday

The senator representing Lagos Central federal constituency and wife of APC’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Remi, was a year older on Wednesday, September 21. Tinubu, who clocked 56 was celebrated by her colleagues – senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the National Assembly. Isiaka Adeleke, who represents Osun West, in his birthday message, described Tinubu as ...

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Edo Senators in supremacy clash

Edo Senators in supremacy clash

Two of the three senators from Edo State, Senators Clifford Ordia, PDP, Edo Central and Senator Francis Alimikhena, APC, Edo North have clashed over the forthcoming governorship election with each senator affirming the electoral superiority of his party over the other. While Senator Ordia, affirmed that the APC had no chance in his constituency and was scared into working out ...

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Photos: Makarfi, Sheriff signed MoU

Photos: Makarfi, Sheriff signed MoU

Senators Ahmed Makarfi and Ali Modu Sheriff Tuesday resolved to settle their differences and work for a united Peoples Democratic Party (PDP0 in the interest of the country and Nigerians. The duo signed a Memoramdum of Understanding which was made public today, Wednesday,  by the PDP on it twitter handle. The Signed MoU read thus “At a meeting held this morning ...

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APC leaders in Edo South assures Obaseki of votes

APC leaders in Edo South assures Obaseki of votes

Prior to the Governorship election in Edo State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders in the state have assured the party of their votes. Edo South Senatorial District Leader, Mr Gentleman Amegor, made this statement in Benin, while addressing newsmen at the end of a meeting with other party members. The leaders arrived at their resolution after over three hours’ meeting ...

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My husband will take entertainment industry to higher level in Edo — Mrs Obaseki

My husband will take entertainment industry to higher level in Edo — Mrs Obaseki

Wife of the governorship candidate of the APC, Mrs. Betty Obaseki says if elected, her husband would partner with the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) in the state to brainstorm on how to make entertainment a booming business in the state. Mrs. Obaseki who stated this when she visited PMAN members and Elders at the Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre ...

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Edo 2016: Police, DSS Urge INEC to Postpone Sept. 10 Election over Security Threats

Edo 2016: Police, DSS Urge INEC to Postpone Sept. 10 Election over Security Threats

The Nigeria Police Force ( NPF) and the Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Edo governorship election scheduled for September 10, citing security threat. The Force Spokesman, DCP, Don Awunah, made the call at a joint news conference by the police and the DSS in Abuja. He said ...

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PDP condemns alleged directive to civil servant to wear APC arm band

PDP condemns alleged directive to civil servant to wear APC arm band

The PDP has condemned the directive of the Edo State government to all civil servants in the state to wear APC arm bands and adorn their walls and tables in the office with the party’s posters and flags or risk being sacked. In a statement by the State Publicity Secretary, Mr Chris Nehikhare, the party said whereas, “Civil servants are ...

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Ondo 2016: Rotimi Akeredolu wins APC’s Gubernatorial Primary

Ondo 2016: Rotimi Akeredolu wins APC’s Gubernatorial Primary

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the November 26, 2016 governorship election in Ondo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akeredolu, who was APC Flag bearer in the 2012 governorship election, won the party’s primary election with 669 votes, defeating his closest ...

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Gabon Post-Election Violence: Police Say they are now in Control of Libreville amidst Lingering Tension

Gabon Post-Election Violence: Police Say they are now in Control of Libreville amidst Lingering Tension

Violence broke out in Gabon late on Wednesday following the re-election of President Ali Bongo, with security forces allegedly attacking the headquarters of the opposition. Opposition leader, Jean Ping, said on Thursday in Libreville that two people were killed and several injured in the attack. He said his party’s headquarters had been bombarded by helicopters before troops from the presidential guard ...

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Ondo 2016: Jimoh Ibrahim emerges as candidate for Sheriff-led faction of PDP

Ondo 2016: Jimoh Ibrahim emerges as candidate for Sheriff-led faction of PDP

Industrialist Jimoh Ibrahim has emerged the governorship candidate of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the primary election commenced on Sunday evening at the Banquet Hall of Premier Hotel, Ibadan. More than 560 accredited votes were recorded and Ibrahim polled 502 votes and his ...

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Watch Video: PDP holds convention, extends Markafi ‘s CTC tenure

Watch Video: PDP holds convention, extends Markafi ‘s CTC tenure

Despite the ruling by Justice Abang of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court that issued an order of interlocutory injunction barring the People’s Democratic party, PDP, from conducting its National Convention until September 7,  the party, Wednesday, defied the Abuja order but adopted that of Port-Harcourt ruling that permitted it to go ahead with the convention. Peoples Democratic ...

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President Buhari appoints Durojaiye, Tinubu’s aide, Dare, Ararume as NCC members

President Buhari appoints Durojaiye, Tinubu's aide, Dare, Ararume as NCC members

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, as the Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission NCC, Board. The President also nominated Mr. Sunday Dare, as the Media Aide to the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management. The appointees are the South West Others nominated as Non-Executive Commissioners are: Aliyu ...

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PDP National Convention: I will not step down for anybody – Dokpesi

PDP National Convention: I will not step down for anybody - Dokpesi

The leading aspirant for the Chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, critically stated that he is not stepping down for Lagos Politician, Chief Olabode George. The media team of Chairman of AIT and Raypower FM, said the media mogul has no intention of stepping down for anyone, as he is busy meeting with delegates ...

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APC wins Imo North Senatorial rerun, 2 state constituencies

APC wins Imo North Senatorial rerun, 2 state constituencies

The Indenpendent National Electoral Commission INEC, has declared Mr. Ben Uwajumogu, representing All Progressive Congress APC, as the winner of the Imo North Senatorial District rerun election which was held on July 28. Ben accumulated a total of 56, 076 votes against his major opponent, Athan Achonu, representing the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, who accumulated a total votes of 43,851. The INEC returning ...

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Court sacks Markafi, affirms Sheriff as PDP National Chairman

Court sacks Markafi, affirms Sheriff as PDP National Chairman

The Federal High ourt sitting in Abuja has sacked Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of the party. The ourt in the ruling of Justice Okon Abang, said that all the acction that has been taken by the Committee since its emergence through a convention the party purportedly held in Port Harcourt on May 21, amounted to nullity. The Justice said: “Parties have ...

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INEC office set ablaze in Rivers

INEC office set ablaze in Rivers

Ahead of July 30th elections in Rivers state, some hoodlums have set INEC temporary office ablaze. However, Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, while addressing newsmen on the development said Rivers state remains un-intimidated. Wike who also said that he predicted earlier that some persons are not happy and are bent on seeing that peaceful elections are not held in the ...

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APC members protest in Rivers

APC members protest in Rivers

Two thousand members of the All Progressive Congress APC, are currently staging a protest at the premises of the Rivers State House of Assembly, demanding the swearing in of Hon Victoria Nyeche and Andrew Miller as members of the Assembly. They indicated that they both won their tickets representing their various constituencies on the platform of the APC. Details later……

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Jonathan responsible for PDP crisis – Ogbulafor

Jonathan responsible for PDP crisis - Ogbulafor

Former Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, blamed the current crisis facing the party on former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. The party has had a zoning pattern that ha worked for 16 years now. Stating that the best thing Jonathan should have done was to support a northern candidate in the previous presidential election. “You will not ...

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Breaking: Federal High Court affirms Ikpeazu as Governor of Abia State

Breaking: Federal High Court affirms Ikpeazu as Governor of Abia State

Justice A.I Allagoa of the Federal High Court in Owerri, on Friday affirmed the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State. Ruling on the matter filed by Mr. Friday Nwosu against Ikpeazu on allegation of tax documents, the court ruled that Nwosu was unable to provide  prove for the forgery of tax documents. The court ruled that the tax ...

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