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APC holds state congresses October 2
APC holds state congresses October 2

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress has fixed the conduct of state congresses of the party for Saturday, October 2, 2021. This was announced by the National Secretary of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Senator James Akpanudoedehe. Senator Akpanudoeehe also said that the sale of forms for the state congresses will begin tomorrow, Wednesday,…

INEC recognises Valentine Ozigbo as PDP candidate for Anambra governorship election

More than two million Nigerians have so far taken part in the ongoing online continuous voters registration exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission. INEC also says it has commenced the process of replacing all its facilities that were destroyed in recent violent attacks in the South-East. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, made this known while giving…

Court declines hearing of PDP leadership dispute
Court declines hearing of PDP leadership dispute

A Federal High Court in Lagos has refused to hear a suit on the leadership dispute within the People’s Democratic Party. The suit was filed by Eddy Olafeso, Rashidi Sunmonu, Daisi Akintan, Bunmi Jenyo, and Wahab Owokoniran. The plaintiffs want the court to stop any member of the PDP, except the embattled National Chairman, Uche Secondus, from…

DSS releases 8 persons linked to Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Igboho
DSS releases 8 persons linked to Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Igboho

The Department of State Services has release eight of twelve persons who were arrested during a raid at the residence of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, on July 1, 2021. Pelumi Olajengbesi – the lawyer who has been battling the DSS in court, confirmed the release of the eight persons after sixty-one days in detention. Addressing newsmen…

PDP BOT elects Akinwonmi as Acting National Chairman, as Sen Oduah defects
PDP BOT elects Akinwonmi as Acting National Chairman, as Sen Oduah defects

Members of the Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party have chosen Yemi Akinwonmi as Acting National Chairman of the party. The BoT members took the decision at a meeting in Abuja yesterday, following an order by a High Court in Rivers State for Uche Secondus to stop parading himself as National Chairman of the PDP.…

Kebbi State House of Assembly impeaches Speaker and Deputy
Kebbi State House of Assembly impeaches Speaker and Deputy

Lawmakers of the Kebbi State House of Assembly have impeached their Speaker, Abdulmumeen Kamba, and his Deputy, Muhammad Buhari-Aleiro. Chairman of the House Committee on Information and Culture, Muhammad Tukur, announced after closed door sitting that twenty out of twenty-four members voted in support of the impeachment. Tukur said the House also elected Muhammad Abubakar-Lolo of the…

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