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March 4, 2018 3:28 PM APC sweeps Edo LG election [Full list of winners]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the 18 chairmanship seats in the March 3 local government election in Edo. Chairman of the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), Prof. Stanley Orobator, announced the results of the council polls in Benin on Sunday. Orobator said the exercise was rancor-free and that there was no reported 28

February 24, 2018 3:11 AM How Ekwueme helped in creating more states (2)

Alex Ekwueme’s committee on creation of more states worked in conjunction with another committee inaugurated in the National Assembly and headed by Alhaji Abubakar Tuggar of the House of Representatives and with Mr Bamidele Adewunmi as the Secretary. The supporting staff of the committee were Mr D.O. Enanya, Ladi Falade and Dr. A. Dada. The Committee 23

February 17, 2018 5:07 PM What Tinubu said after close door meeting with Tambuwal, Wamakko

National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, visited Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Saturday. Tinubu, accompanied by APC chieftain Alhaji idi Farouk, held a two-hour closed door meeting with his hosts at both the Government House and at Senator Wamakko’s residence in Gawun Nama Area of the state capital 24

February 12, 2018 9:05 PM Atiku speaks on Shagaya‎’s death

Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President, has reacted to the death of late Senator from Plateau State, John Shagaya. The Waziri of Adamawa described the late Brig Gen as a fine military officer, a democrat and a statesmam. In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain said Shagaya’s contribution as a military officer and lawmaker had enriched 21

February 10, 2018 1:33 PM Atiku prays for Buhari

In a tweet, the Waziri of Adamawa wrote: “On behalf of the Abubakar family, I commiserate with @[email protected] over the passing on of his sister in-law, Hajiya Aisha Mamman. May Allah grant her Aljannah Firdaus, and grant the Danbaffale Mamman family in Daura the fortitude to bear the loss. Ameen.” Hajiya Aisha Mamman was wife of the late Alhaji Mamman 18

February 1, 2018 7:13 PM Fresh PDP sets up interim working committee

A splinter group of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the ‘Fresh PDP’ has set up an interim parallel National Working Committee (NWC) to take charge of its affairs. The group announced plans to embark on a nationwide membership drive, which it noted would be done electronically. The Interim national chairman of the group, Engineer Obi-Nwosu Emmanuel 41

January 29, 2018 3:16 PM Atiku meets VP Osinbajo, Kanu, Ekweremadu in Abuja [PHOTOS]

The Waziri of Adamawa met with the Vice President, former military Administrator, Rear Admiral (rtd) Ndubuisi Kanu, on Sunday night during the tribute in honour of the late Vice President, Alex Ekwueme at the International Conference Center, ICC, in Abuja. He was also seen exchanging banters with former Secretary to the Government of the Federation 23

December 26, 2017 8:51 PM Atiku denies fallout with Secondus, PDP governors

Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar has denied making any negative remarks about the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus. In an update posted via his official Twitter feed, Atiku insisted that any statement making the rounds on social media, did not emanate from him or his media office. He also made it clear 23

December 6, 2017 5:01 PM Gov. Tambuwal appoints Waziri of Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the recommendation of the Sultanate council for the appointment of Prof Sambo Junaidu, as the new Waziri of Sokoto. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Secretary to the Sultanate Council, of the state, Alhaji Umar Ladan, in Sokoto on Wednesday. Ladan said the governor had also approved the appointment 26

December 5, 2017 10:18 AM Atiku condemns killing of village heads in Adamawa attack

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday called for justice over attack on two communities of Lawaru and Dong in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The Waziri of Adamawa condemned the killing of Village Heads of Lawaru and Dong communities in Demsa Local Government area in the Monday attack ,describing same as a cowardly attack 28