500 PDP supporters defect to APC in Jigawa

From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse Five hundred supporters of People Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa state have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Roni local government area of Jigawa state. Speaking shortly after receiving the defectors during a grand political rally held at Roni Motel, the Jigawa state APC chairman, Ado Sani Kiri, More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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6,000 PVCs abandoned in Ogwashi-Uku INEC office

From: Osakhare Erese, Asaba No fewer than 6, 000 unclaimed Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) is currently uncollected in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Office in Ogwashi-Uku community, Aniocha More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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2019: I’m not desperate for President, says Atiku

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, who is also a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said he is not desperate to become the next President More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Don’t take our respect for democracy as cowardice, PDP to APC

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will not accept its respect for democratic tenets to be taken as a mark of cowardice or weakness. To this end, the party told the All More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Political parties hit 91 as INEC registers more 23

• Extends CVR by 2 weeks By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja Barely six months to the conduct of 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of additional twenty More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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N242bn election budget: No date to reconvene yet – Saraki, Dogara

By Musa Adamu and Ikechukwu Okaforadi The leadership of the National Assembly yesterday hinted that the federal legislature may no longer reconvene this week as earlier planned due to some procedural shortfalls. Members More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Oba of Benin expresses concern over NASS crisis

By Osaigbovo Iguobaro, Benin The Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, has expressed disappointment over the leadership crises rocking the National Assembly, particularly the Senate. The monarch said this when a former More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Buhari hasn’t rejected 2010 Electoral Act amendment Bill – Presidency

By Musa Adamu and Ikechukwu Okaforadi It is not true that President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld Assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill passed by the National Assembly on July 24, 2018 and forwarded to him on More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Only Buhari can rescue Nigeria – Nasarawa APC Chairman

From Gambo Ahmed, Lafia The chairman of Nasarawa state chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC), Philip Shekwo, has said that only that President Muhammad Buhari can rescue Nigeria from total collapse. Philips More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Bishop Kuka says defectors are corrupt politicians

From Ahmed Idris, Birnin Kebbi Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Dioceses, Hassan Matthew Kuka, has described the politicians who defected from one party to another as remaining under the same corruption cycle. He stated More...