Politics

Ekiti LG Election: APC Set To Boycott December 23 Ekiti Council Poll

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Ekiti State residents are expected to go to the polls on December 23 to elect 16 local government chairmen and 177 councillors to run the third tier of government. The Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC), which is chaired by Justice Kayode Bamisile (retd.), released the timetable for the election in August–to allow political parties Read More

PDP Chieftains Seek Court Order To Attend Party Convention

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The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned till January 16 a suit filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members seeking to be permitted to Saturday’s National Convention. The suit was filed by a member of the PDP National Working Committee, Adewole Adeyanju; Ogun State Youth Leader Femi Alao; “national delegates” for Sagamu and Ijebu Read More

Atiku: 8 Commissioners Dump APC In Adamawa

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Eight commissioners in the Senator Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow-led All Progressives Congress controlled state government has dumped the party, in support of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. The serving commissioners, who belong to Atiku’s camp, include Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar, commissioner of health, Commissioner of Works and Housing, Lilian Stephen, Commissioner of Land and Survey, Read More

Ekiti 2018: Who succeeds Fayose?

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No fewer than 40 aspirants on the platforms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are struggling to succeed Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose whose tenure expires next year. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are warming up for next year’s governorship election in Ekiti State. Read More

PDP convention: Atiku to visit PDP headquarters to determine attendance

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Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar will on Tuesday visit the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party, Abuja to determine his attendance to the forth coming PDP convcention. This follows his return to the party which he left in 2014. The Publicity Secretary of the caretaker committee, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, confirmed the planned visit by Atiku Read More

PDP Welcomes Atiku’s Return

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s official rejoining of the party as a “welcome development.” The PDP praised Mr. Abubakar’s defection in a press release signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, and published on Sunday. The former vice president had left the PDP to join the Read More

Atiku’s Defection To PDP Does Not Exclude Me From Running – Makarfi

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The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said he could still contest the party’s presidential ticket in spite of the defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to the party. In an interview in the current edition of The Interview magazine, Makarfi said, “Atiku left before, he’s on his way back before the (party’s) Convention.” It Read More

APC Rejects Akwa Ibom Local Government Election

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected Saturday’s local government election in Akwa Ibom State. There have been allegations of widespread violence and irregularities in the election. “The party wishes to inform the security agencies, government of Akwa Ibom State, the federal government of Nigeria, and the general public that we reject in entirety any Read More

For 15 years, Buhari was unable to enter US – Atiku

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Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was unable to enter the US for 15 years due to “religious considerations”. Atiku was quoted as saying this in an interview with Dele Momodu, publisher of The Boss newspaper. Momodu asked him what offence he committed that made him to “run away from US” Read More