Rowdy session as PDP Senators prevent colleague from defecting to APC

By Christiana Ekpa The 2019 tussle between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming general elections, yesterday deepened as PDP senators prevented one of their member from defecting to the APC. Senator Sonni Ogbuoji ( PDP Ebonyi South) had come under order 43 of the rules of the Senate to announce his More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Attacks on Sen Sani, Hukunyi: Court orders IGP to investigate El-Rufai’s aide

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna A Federal High court sitting in Kaduna has granted an order compelling the Inspector General of Police and the Kaduna State Police Commissioner to investigate the Special Adviser to Kaduna More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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2019: No Automatic ticket for anybody in Jigawa – APC Chair

From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse The Jigawa State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) reiterated that the party will not impose anybody on its members as candidate at all levels. The state party chairman Alhaji More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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INEC outlines steps on obtaining, checking voters’ registration status

By Our Correspondent The Independent National Electoral Commission, I NEC, has made it easy for Nigerian voters to obtain permanent voter’s cards and check their voters’ registration status. INEC started the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Ekiti white paper a failed desperation to nail Fayemi, APC alleges

By Musa Adamu The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has described Monday’s White Paper on the probe panel report on former Governor Kayode Fayemi’s administration as a desperate bid by Governor More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Ex-Gov, Jang accused of corruption released on bail

A former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, has been released on bail by the anti-graft agency, EFCC. Mr. Jang, now a senator, is being investigated for alleged misappropriation of public funds while he was More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Discordant tunes in Senate over Buhari’s appointees

By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi Senators yesterday took turn to accuse President Muhammadu Buhari of appointing incompetent people into his cabinet, asking the President to sack his cabinet members if More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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2019: Ogun Speaker announces governorship ambition

The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, Suraj Adekunbi, on Wednesday announced his intention to contest for governor in 2019. Mr. Adekunbi made the disclosure when he met with members of the All Progressives Congress, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Absence of counsel stalls Dasuki’s trial

The trial of ex-National Security Adviser (NSA), Rtd. Col Sambo Dasuki, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, was on Wednesday stalled due the absence of the defendant’s counsel, Mr Joseph Dauda (SAN). Justice Ahmed More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Senators disagree over cattle colony proposal, endorse state police

Reject Dev. Commission for the North Central By Ikechukwu Okaforadi and Christiana Ekpa The controversy trailing the proposal to create cattle colony across the country as a measure to address the conflict between More...