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Ekiti people set agenda for Fayemi as he resumes for second term
Ekiti State was carved out of old Ondo State in 1996 by the then Head of State, General Sani Abacha. The state is largely agrarian. In other words, agriculture is the mainstay of the state economy and it employs 75 per cent of the state working population. The current population of the state is put…
ANN NEC dismisses Sept. 29 convention, fixes Oct. 3 for presidential primary
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has dismissed as dubious the national convention of the party held in Abuja on September 29 to elect the party’s presidential candidate. The party said after a meeting at the Bon Hotel Stratton that the convention for the election of a presidential candidate…
APGA’s rebound, Obiano’s Southeast game plan
Indications have emerged that the All Progressives Grand Alliance’s (APGA) decision to field a presidential candidate in next year’s general election is upsetting calculations for the exercise, particularly the political dynamics in Southeast geopolitical zone. The APGA leadership had shortly after the November 2017 Anambra State gubernatorial poll was won and lost, ruled out the…
Group warns APC on imposition, as Achigbe woos Usani
Benin youths under auspices of Coalition of Benin Young Leaders (BYL), have expressed concerns over the forthcoming general election in the state, particularly the Edo South Senatorial District, alleging that plans are afoot by the national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to impose senatorial candidate on the district. This is just as…
Open grazing ban: Miyetti Allah gives condition, says system primitive
Following the approval of the National Executive Committee (NEC) to ban open grazing across the country, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has given terms and conditions to be met before supporting government’s decision. National Secretary of MACBAN, Baba Usman, said they would only support the development if government’s intention is for the good…
APC holds NEC, to adopt report on restructuring
The National Chairman, of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun [/caption]As the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) plans to hold it’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, there are indications it will consider the report of the Governor Ahmad Nasir El-Rufai-led committee on restructuring.
APC NEC extends Odigie-Oyegun led NWC’s tenure
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, extended Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee’s (NWC) tenure by one year.
‘Contradictory verdicts from courts gave room for outsiders to infiltrate us’
The Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi spoke with SAXONE AKHAINE, Northern Bureau Chief, on the aftermath of the party’s aborted convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.