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APC to replace BoT with advisory council, reveals plan to amend party’s constitution

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disclosed its plan to amend its constitution at the convention scheduled for February 26. This was contained in a statement released on Friday by the national secretary of APC caretaker committee, John Akpanudoedehe. According to Akpanudoedehe, the party is seeking to replace the provision for board of trustees (BoT) in its […]

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2023: APC says ‘desperate’ PDP offering its ‘worthless’ governorship ticket to Sanwo-Olu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused “desperate” Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of offering its “worthless” governorship ticket to the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ahead of the 2023 general election. In a statement by the spokesperson of the Lagos APC, Seye Oladejo, the ruling party said the governor rejected the offer, referring to it as a Greek […]

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2023 Presidency: Electing Tinubu as president for Nigeria’s good, says Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says All Progressives national leader Bola Tinubu, is the most qualified Nigerian to be president in 2023. The governor said Mr Tinubu’s qualification rested on his demonstrated capacity in deploying a mix of genius and statecraft to nurture a city on the brink of a flourishing economy. ”Tinubu’s practicable ideas in governance […]

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Gov Ortom grants amnesty to 34 convicts sentenced to death, 16 others

Governor Ortom Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has granted amnesty to 50 convicts serving various jail terms across the country. The signing of the warrant of amnesty by the Governor followed recommendations from the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy and is in compliance with section 212 of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as […]

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Speedy passage of Electoral Amendment Bill crucial for 2023 elections: INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for a speedy passage of the Electoral Amendment Bill, stating that it was crucial to the commission’s preparations for the 2023 general elections. “We look forward to a speedy passage of the Bill, which is crucial to our preparations for future elections,” INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu said. […]

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FRSC: 413 killed, 2,157 injured in 2021 crashes in Bauchi

The Federal Road Safety Corps has disclosed that atleast 413 people were killed in 480 different crashes that occurred across Bauchi State from January to December, 2021. This was contained in a statement released on Sunday by the Sector Commander, FRSC Bauchi State, Yusuf Abdullahi. In the statement entitled, ‘The annual RTC Report in 4,000km […]

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Doyin Salami appointed Chief Economic Adviser to Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser to the President. The president’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina,  confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday. Mr Salami, 59, Chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council, is also the Managing Director and Head Markets Practice at KAINOS Edge Consulting Limited.  A 1989 […]

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2023: Nigerian political parties back Buhari’s rejection of electoral reform bill

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), an umbrella body of registered political parties, on Monday said Nigeria was not ready for the adoption of direct primaries. Although there have been controversies surrounding the insertion of the direct primaries clause into the Electoral Act Amendment, IPAC admitted that there were benefits […]

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Rivers vigilantes strip pastor for ‘defiling’ his daughters

The pastor of a new generation church in Igbo-Etche, Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State has been stripped naked by members of a vigilance group for allegedly defiling his three daughters. The cleric, who confessed to the crime in a viral video seen on social media, was stripped by the group known as the […]

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