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4 Oct 2018
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is currently having a closed-door meeting with nine governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). This was disclosed by Buhari’s assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on Thursday afternoon. “President Muhammadu Buhari holds a closed-door meeting with nine governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the State House, Abuja.…
3 Oct 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the certificate of return to Osun State governor-elect Gboyega Oyetola. Oyetola, a candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, was declared the winner of the Osun State governorship election, which was concluded last Thursday after a rerun. Oyetola polled 255,505 votes to defeat People's Democratic Party's candidate, Ademola…
3 Oct 2018
Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode has accepted his loss in the Lagos State governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress. "I wholeheartedly congratulate the winner of the Lagos State APC Primaries, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and urge all Lagosians to immediately support our party’s gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 elections and work for the success of…
2 Oct 2018
There are strong indications that there might be a squabble between the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress Bola Tinubu and the National Working Committee of the party over its governorship primary election in Lagos State. The party after postponing the state's primary two times scheduled it to hold on Tuesday. However, after thousands…
1 Oct 2018
A senator representing Bayelsa east, Ben Murray Bruce, has withdrawn from the race to return to the Senate for a second term in 2019. He made this known few hours to the senatorial primary election of People's Democratic Party. "Even with the support of my party at the national and state levels, with the full…
1 Oct 2018
Prof Pat Utomi has been declared winner and candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress for the 2019 governorship election in Delta State. Utomi, president of the popular Lagos Business School, emerged the flagbearer of the APC at a parallel governorship primary after he polled 2,486 votes to defeat three other aspirants. The former Speaker…
28 Sep 2018
Two F-7Ni Nigerian Air Force jets rehearsing for Nigeria’s October 1 Independence Day air parade Friday collided and crashed on Mpape hill in Abuja, the country’s capital. One of the pilot has been confirmed dead while the other is currently being stabilised by the doctors in the emergency ward of the Defence Intelligence Agency Hospital,…
28 Sep 2018
The Nigeria Air Force has confirmed the death of one of the pilots who ejected from one of the two NAF jets that crashed on Friday. The Air Force spokesman Ibikunle Daramola confirmed the death of the pilot in a tweet on the Force's official Twitter account. "It is with a heavy heart that I…
28 Sep 2018
A photojournalist with The Guardian, Philip Ojisua, Friday was physically assaulted by officers of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) for taking pictures at the scene of the two NAF jets that collided and crashed earlier today in Kubwa, in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja. Despite showing the officers his identity and pass as an Aso…
28 Sep 2018
Two Nigerian Air Force jets rehearsing for Nigeria's October 1 Independence day air parade Friday crashed on Mpape hill in Abuja, the country's capital. Although, no casualty has been reported as at the time of filing the report, however, the crash has caused a heavy traffic gridlock on Kubwa expressway. Air Force spokesman Ibikunle Daramola…
28 Sep 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, the winner of the Osun State governorship election, which was concluded on Thursday. After the summation of last Saturday's inconclusive election and Thursday's rerun election results, Oyetola polled 255,505 votes to defeat People's Democratic Party's candidate, Ademola Adeleke,…
27 Sep 2018
An election monitoring group, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), has faulted the ongoing rerun election in Osun State as anti-democratic.

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The race by the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to win 25 states, up from the 13 it currently controls, began yesterday across the country with its shadow governorship elections...
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Former governor of Anambra State and erstwhile presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, yesterday, resigned his membership of the party two days before its presidential primary.
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Ahead of the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) scheduled for May 22-28, 2022, concerned groups led by Equity International Initiative (EII) have warned Nigeria and other sovereign nations not to sign up to proposed amendment...
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Industry leaders have called on the Federal Government to take swift and deliberate action to cushion the effects of the disruption in the global wheat market on Nigeria’s wheat value chain.
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Medical experts have made recommendations on how to reduce the burden of hypertension in Nigeria as well as identified diets that give best chance of living longer and healthier.