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APC Inaugurates Legislative Screening Committee

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday inaugurated a high-level legislative screening and appeals committee for the Party’s 386 Senate, 1587 House of representatives aspirants. Prof. Oserheimen Osunbor, Chief Timipre Sylva, Sen. Ahmad Sani Yerima, Sen. Ken Nnamani, Sharon Ikeazor, Sen. Bukar Abba Ibrahim, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora are among heads of committees.

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Ekiti Gov-Elect, Fayemi, Names 37-Member Inauguration Committee

Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has set up a 37-member Inauguration Committee, charged with the responsibility of organising a hitch-free ceremony to usher in the new administration on October 16th, 2018. The Committee is to liaise with officials of the outgoing administration and relevant agencies and stakeholders for proper coordination and execution of a successful inauguration ceremony. According to ...

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Lagos APC Crisis: Buhari In Closed-Door Meeting With Ambode

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja met behind closed door with Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reliably learnt that the governor would be updating the president on latest political development within the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State. The governor’s political godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the leadership of the ...

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What Keeps Nigeria Together Is Money Politicians Share In Abuja – Umeh 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Senator representing Anambra-central senatorial district at the National Assembly Sen. Victor Umeh  has said what is keeping the country together is the money politicians share in Abuja. Umeh who made the statement in Awka while speaking with journalists on the dire need to restructure the country to guarantee fiscal federalism as well as give components units ...

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APGA Shouldn’t Honour Gate-Crashers — Ezenagu 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra state former commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Godson Chukwuma Ezenagu has tasked the leadership of the All Progressives Grand Alliance not to honour those he described as Gate-crashers who jumped into the party because of the 2019 elections. Ezenagu, who is currently gunning for the Awka-North and South Federal Constituency seat on the platform ...

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Tinubu, APC Mount Pressure On Ambode To Step Down, Endorse Sanwo-Olu

The battle on who gets the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State continued on Wednesday with the party leadership mounting pressure on the incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to drop his second term bid and endorse his opponent, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Sanwo-Olu came into reckoning in Lagos politics after he obtained the state governorship form last Tuesday and ...

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Exam Fraud: Buhari Overrules IG, Stops Adeleke’s Invitation By Police

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday stopped the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, from inviting the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the governorship election slated for Saturday in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The police had earlier invited Adeleke to the Force Headquarters in Abuja for the purpose of arraigning him on charges of examination malpractices, criminal conspiracy, ...

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I Stand With Senator Adeleke Against Anti Democratic Forces of Fascism – Atiku

Former Nigeria’s Vice-President and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, says he has received the news that the PDP candidate for the Osun State gubernatorial election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has been summoned by the Police to be arraigned for examination malpractice and other sundry criminal charges, with a great disappointment and alarm at the threat to ...

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I Make Donations From My Personal Money, Says Obiano 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has publicly declared that each time he makes donations at events, he does so from his personal money and not state resources. The governor whose financial prudence and frugality stem from his background in the banking sector, said he was not interested in public money as such funds were meant for ...

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AfDB President Adesina Woos Canada At Africa’s Investment Table

African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday urged Canadian business leaders to “be part of the action and seize investment opportunities on the continent.” Adesina made the call while meeting with 80 leading representatives of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Commerce in Toronto. Promoting the Bank’s upcoming Africa Investment Forum (AIF), scheduled for 7-9 November 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, ...

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