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  • Extension of officers’ service: Service Chiefs commit no illegality - DHQ
  • Osinbajo vows to deal with Perpetrators of Taraba killings, orders deployment of forces
  • Live in peace with one another, Ishaku tells Taraba warring communities
  • APC Governors want 'true federalism and proper restructuring of Nigeria'
  • Melaye: INEC to verify petitioners’ signatures on recall July 3
  • Giwa defects to PDP, says 'i have opted to go with the majority'

POLITICS

Supreme Court kicks out Hembe from House of Reps a day after clocking 40

Supreme Court kicks out Hembe from House of Reps a day after clocking 40

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The Supreme Court on Friday sacked Herman Hembe (Benue/APC), and ordered him to refund salaries allowances he collect..

Vacate your seat and return all salaries and allowances, Supreme Court orders Danladi

Vacate your seat and return all salaries and allowances, Supreme Court orders Danladi

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The Supreme Court on Friday, ordered Sani Abubakar Danladi, representing Taraba North Senatorial District, to vacate ..

Giwa defects to PDP, says 'i have opted to go with the majority'

Giwa defects to PDP, says 'i have opted to go with the majority'

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Chris Giwa, ACN candidate for the Plateau governorship seat in 2011, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PD..

Melaye: INEC to verify petitioners’ signatures on recall July 3

Melaye: INEC to verify petitioners’ signatures on recall July 3

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it will verify the signatures of petitioners for the recall..

Niger governor dissociates self from 2019 campaign posters, says they are distractions

Niger governor dissociates self from 2019 campaign posters, says they are distractions

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Niger Governor, Abubakar Bello, has disowned supporters placing his posters across the state, urging him to re-contes..

Conducting Diaspora voting in 2019 will gulp millions of dollars - INEC

Conducting Diaspora voting in 2019 will gulp millions of dollars - INEC

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The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has urged the National Assembly to qu..

Constituents submit petition to recall Melaye to INEC, say his performance is abysmal

Constituents submit petition to recall Melaye to INEC, say his performance is abysmal

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Constituents of Kogi West Senatorial District on Wednesday submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral..

It is most embarrassing that Ondo APC is in disarray, says Elders Council

It is most embarrassing that Ondo APC is in disarray, says Elders Council

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The Ondo Elders Council of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called for reconciliation among all warring groups..

If you refuse to resign, you will be remove from office, Ondo APC tells Kekemeke

If you refuse to resign, you will be remove from office, Ondo APC tells Kekemeke

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The All Progressives Congress, APC in Ondo state on Tuesday gave its suspended Chairman, Issac Kekemeke, seven days t..

In 2015, we voted for Melaye, we are using same method to recall him - Kolawole

In 2015, we voted for Melaye, we are using same method to recall him - Kolawole

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If development in Kogi is anything to go by, Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West in the Upper Legislative cha..

Ekweremadu explains why government stops subvention to political parties

Ekweremadu explains why government stops subvention to political parties

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The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has blamed the withdrawal of government subvention to political p..

Pouring streams of invective on Buhari is beyond mere politics, says APC Chieftain

Pouring streams of invective on Buhari is beyond mere politics, says APC Chieftain

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The North-West Zone of All Progressives Congress, APC, has hailed the peace and conciliatory initiatives of the Actin..

I want to take over from Buhari as President of Nigeria - Fayose

I want to take over from Buhari as President of Nigeria - Fayose

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Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose has reiterated his desire to be Nigeria’s President if the opportunity comes calling..

Ondo APC spokesman warns against imposition of candidates ahead of Lagos LG polls

Ondo APC spokesman warns against imposition of candidates ahead of Lagos LG polls

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Abayomi Adesanya, the Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC in Ondo state, has warned leaders of the ..

INEC issues certificates to new parties, warns them against politics of bitterness

INEC issues certificates to new parties, warns them against politics of bitterness

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday presented certificates of registration to the five ne..

We don’t know if anybody is trying to recall Melaye - INEC

We don’t know if anybody is trying to recall Melaye - INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is not aware of any moves to recall Dino Melaye, represe..

APC is a party of liars, says late Isiaka Adeleke's brother

APC is a party of liars, says late Isiaka Adeleke's brother

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Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate for Osun West Senatorial District bye-election, said he was ..

Report of my expulsion from APC came from a known fraudster - Jibrin

Report of my expulsion from APC came from a known fraudster - Jibrin

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Suspended House of Rep member, Abdulmumuni Jibrin has dismissed his purported expulsion from All Progressives Congres..

APC expels Jibrin for 'sabotaging Governor Ganduje'

APC expels Jibrin for 'sabotaging Governor Ganduje'

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The All Progressives Congress in Bebeji local government area of Kano state has expelled the suspended House of Repre..

Abubakar is architect of Nigeria`s current democratic dispensation - Odigie-Oyegun

Abubakar is architect of Nigeria`s current democratic dispensation - Odigie-Oyegun

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John Odigie-Oyegun, National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, has described former Head of State, Abdulsalam..

We can be fired by Nigerians and that is the beauty of democracy - APC Chairman

We can be fired by Nigerians and that is the beauty of democracy - APC Chairman

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National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, on Tuesday reaffirmed that the party-led..

Babangida gave Nigerians a bitter pill to swallow - Tinubu

Babangida gave Nigerians a bitter pill to swallow - Tinubu

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One of the national leaders of All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain, Bola Tinubu, says without the uncompromisin..

Quote me, Governor Bello released N1.4bn to facilitate my recall from Senate - Melaye

Quote me, Governor Bello released N1.4bn to facilitate my recall from Senate - Melaye

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Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West), has said the recall process by the electorate against him in his constituency will fail...

We'll go to Supreme Court, says PDP as Appeal Court upholds Obaseki as governor

We'll go to Supreme Court, says PDP as Appeal Court upholds Obaseki as governor

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The Appeal Court sitting in Benin on Friday upheld the election of Governor Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Co..

We need N137.4bn to extend voter registration to polling units - INEC

We need N137.4bn to extend voter registration to polling units - INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that it would require N137.4 billion to extend ongoing vote..

Senate knocks INEC over Continuous Voter Registration exercise

Senate knocks INEC over Continuous Voter Registration exercise

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The Senate has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend ongoing Continuous Voter Registra..

APDA, four others get INEC's nod as new political parties

APDA, four others get INEC's nod as new political parties

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday announced the registration of five new political pa..

We have received 95 applications for registration as new political parties - INEC

We have received 95 applications for registration as new political parties - INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would on Wednesday disclose its decision on political as..

 APDA is ideologically roofed and belongs to all, says Nwanyanwu

APDA is ideologically roofed and belongs to all, says Nwanyanwu

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Former National Chairman of Labour Party, Dan Nwanyanwu, said Nigeria needed politicians with good character and inte..

INEC fixes July 8 for bye-election for Adeleke's replacement at the Senate

INEC fixes July 8 for bye-election for Adeleke's replacement at the Senate

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The Independent National​ Electorial Commission (INEC) has fixed July 8 for Osun-West Senatorial District bye-elect..

APC chairmanship, councillorship candidates now with LASIEC, says Afikuyomi

APC chairmanship, councillorship candidates now with LASIEC, says Afikuyomi

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, said on Sunday that list of candidates contesting on its platform for chairmanshi..

My ghost must have done the double registration, Bello replies INEC

My ghost must have done the double registration, Bello replies INEC

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Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello has dismissed allegation by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that he ..

 I would rather quit politics than join APC, says George

I would rather quit politics than join APC, says George

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A former Deputy National Chairman (South-West) of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olabode George has expressed opt..

Forget politics, it is inhumane for anyone to force Buhari out over ill-health - George

Forget politics, it is inhumane for anyone to force Buhari out over ill-health - George

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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olabode George, has faulted calls by some politicians on President ..

You're the reason Buhari contested elections many times, Adesina tells youths

You're the reason Buhari contested elections many times, Adesina tells youths

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Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina has called for the support of all Nigerians for President Muhammadu Buhari to be..

Plateau is being shortchanged by Lalong who is busy lining his pockets, says PDP

Plateau is being shortchanged by Lalong who is busy lining his pockets, says PDP

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The Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has accused the APC government in the state led by Governor ..

I want to be Nigeria's President if time permits - Duke

I want to be Nigeria's President if time permits - Duke

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A former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke, on Tuesday said he would still take a shot at the Presidency, if..

Tinubu, others can nolonger operate APC from their bedrooms - Odigie-Oyegun

Tinubu, others can nolonger operate APC from their bedrooms - Odigie-Oyegun

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, said the party under him has been ab..

I was not beaten to stupor with my head broken, says Afikuyomi

I was not beaten to stupor with my head broken, says Afikuyomi

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Tokunbo Afikuyomi, Chairman of the APC  Local Government Electoral Committee, has described the incident in..

Afikuyomi assaulted as violence mars APC primaries for Lagos LG polls

Afikuyomi assaulted as violence mars APC primaries for Lagos LG polls

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Violence erupted midway into the primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to elect chairmanship candid..

You are a cheat, INEC tells Kogi Governor

You are a cheat, INEC tells Kogi Governor

BY The Newsroom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello of double registration f..

Let's strike out age qualification for political offices, says Ekweremadu

Let's strike out age qualification for political offices, says Ekweremadu

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Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has called for the total removal of age as a criterion for holding po..

Sack Uzodinma from the Senate, he is a secondary school dropout - Activist

Sack Uzodinma from the Senate, he is a secondary school dropout - Activist

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The Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday adjourned hearing in a suit seeking the removal of Hope Uzodimma of  ..

More PDP bigwigs joining us in a matter of weeks, says Lagos APC Chairman

More PDP bigwigs joining us in a matter of weeks, says Lagos APC Chairman

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Lagos, Henry Ajomale on Wednesday said the party was stepping u..

Fayose seeks to complete aborted first term tenure as governor of Ekiti

Fayose seeks to complete aborted first term tenure as governor of Ekiti

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Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti said on Monday that he would contest in court his removal from office during his first t..

Fayose is a major factor in Nigerian politics, he has transformed Ekiti, says Tambuwal

Fayose is a major factor in Nigerian politics, he has transformed Ekiti, says Tambuwal

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Sokoto Governor, Aminu Tambuwa‎l, has commended Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti for his developmental projects sayin..

Let’s be very honest, APC has under-performed, its structure is poor, says Utomi

Let’s be very honest, APC has under-performed, its structure is poor, says Utomi

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Pat Utomi, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, says the founding fathers of the party would ref..

We're the new bride in Enugu, says APC

We're the new bride in Enugu, says APC

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The All Progressives Congress, APC in Enugu says none of its members has joined any other political party in the last..

INEC declares Ali of APC winner of Katsina Bye-Election

INEC declares Ali of APC winner of Katsina Bye-Election

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The independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) has declared Mansur Ali of the All Progressives Congress, ..

Pwajok ignited fire in Plateau PDP and use it as excuse to decamp to APC - Mwolwus

Pwajok ignited fire in Plateau PDP and use it as excuse to decamp to APC - Mwolwus

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Alexander Mwolwus, former Special Adviser (Political Affairs) to former Plateau Governor Jonah Jang, has described th..

You too will soon be eligible to rule Nigeria, Dogara tells 30 year-old Nigerians

You too will soon be eligible to rule Nigeria, Dogara tells 30 year-old Nigerians

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Yakubu Dogara,Speaker of the House of Representatives, has assured that the House was committed to passing the &ldquo..

Makarfi, Modu-Sheriff bicker over directive to PDP state chapters

Makarfi, Modu-Sheriff bicker over directive to PDP state chapters

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National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ali Modu-Sheriff, has condemned the directive to state chapters t..

Parties dump protest against LASIEC over administrative fees

Parties dump protest against LASIEC over administrative fees

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The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Lagos has suspended its planned protest against the imposition of administ..

Courts can’t give us a party, says Plateau PDP

Courts can’t give us a party, says Plateau PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Pary, PDP in plateau has called for out-of-court settlement of all intra-party crises, saying ..

What i did not do as an aspirant for office, i will not do as Governor, says el-Rufai

What i did not do as an aspirant for office, i will not do as Governor, says el-Rufai

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The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El Rufai has dissociated himself from statement credited to his chief of Staff, w..

Ekweremadu is a strong voice, a great son, we are proud of him - Ugwuanyi

Ekweremadu is a strong voice, a great son, we are proud of him - Ugwuanyi

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Enugu Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has said that local government elections will be conducted in the state in 2017.

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The APC challenge is no challenge to us in Enugu, says PDP

The APC challenge is no challenge to us in Enugu, says PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Enugu has expressed optimism that it would win all future elections in the state..

Don't see PDP, others as enemies, they'll always ask questions, APC warns spokesmen

Don't see PDP, others as enemies, they'll always ask questions, APC warns spokesmen

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Publicity Secretaries of state chapters of the All Progressives Congress, APC have been    advised not..

PDP remains divided in Lagos ahead of LG polls

PDP remains divided in Lagos ahead of LG polls

BY The Newsroom

The ongoing crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP remains unresolved as the two factions of the party in Lagos ..

We'll shame you, PDP replies Tinubu on Lagos LG polls

We'll shame you, PDP replies Tinubu on Lagos LG polls

BY The Newsroom

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the belief of the All Progressives Congress, APC Chieftain, Bola Tinubu, that..

INEC inaugurates Project Plan Committee, says 'we are now in 2019 election mode'

INEC inaugurates Project Plan Committee, says 'we are now in 2019 election mode'

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has inaugurated an Election Project Plan Committee (EPPC), char..

We kicked out Igbuya over incompetence and leadership style, say Delta lawmakers

We kicked out Igbuya over incompetence and leadership style, say Delta lawmakers

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The Speaker, Delta House of Assembly, Monday Igbuya, was on Thursday, impeached by members of the house.

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Presidency hails  Senate for commencing screening of 27 electoral commissioners

Presidency hails Senate for commencing screening of 27 electoral commissioners

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Ita Enang, Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), has commended the Senate for com..

We'll ensure tight security, before, during and after the LG elections - Owoseni

We'll ensure tight security, before, during and after the LG elections - Owoseni

BY The Newsroom

The Lagos Police Command says it will synergise with other security agencies to ensure violence-free Local Government..

2015 election was the greatest battle of our time, says Tinubu

2015 election was the greatest battle of our time, says Tinubu

BY The Newsroom

One of the leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday said that the Peoples Democratic ..

I thought we had gone beyond do or die politics, says Lagos Police Commissioner

I thought we had gone beyond do or die politics, says Lagos Police Commissioner

BY The Newsroom

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, has urged members of political parties to eschew violence ahea..

You're a political tourist, PDP Senator tells colleague who defected to APC

You're a political tourist, PDP Senator tells colleague who defected to APC

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John Enoh, a Senator from Cross River on Tuesday at the Senate plenary, announced his defection from the Peoples Demo..

I have not chosen anyone to succeed me as governor of Osun - Aregbesola

I have not chosen anyone to succeed me as governor of Osun - Aregbesola

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Governor Rauf Aregbesola said that he has not endorsed anyone to succeed him ahead of the 2018 governorship election ..

We'll unite and fight APC to finish at Lagos LG polls, says PDP

We'll unite and fight APC to finish at Lagos LG polls, says PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says it is confident that its internal wranglings will be resolved for a “goo..

Our major goal in APC is to return South-East to mainstream politics - Odigie-Oyegun

Our major goal in APC is to return South-East to mainstream politics - Odigie-Oyegun

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, says the major focus of the party is..

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