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Ambode says US arrested popular rival, Sanwo-Olu for spending fake dollars

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has said that his main rival Babajide Sanwo-Olu, was once arrested in the United States for spending fake dollars and as such not fit to represent the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019 election. Ambode in a press conference on Sunday at government house, Alausa, Ikeja, said Sanwo-Olu was Read more

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Alhassan Picks UDP Gubernatorial Nomination Form, says APC weakest in Taraba

Following her resignation as Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan has picked the gubernatorial nomination form of United Democratic Party (UDP) for Taraba State. Mama Taraba as fondly called in the state was on Thursday disqualified from participating in the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba State Read more

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Forbes awards Aiteo boss, Benedict Peters, Oil & Gas Leader of the Year

Benedict Peters, International business leader and founder of Aiteo Group, has been honoured with “Africa’s Oil and Gas Leader of the Year” award at Forbes’ Best of Africa Gala, which held at Forbes Headquarters, New York, last Thursday. The award was in acknowledgement of Peters’ contributions to oil and gas development in Africa through visionary Read more

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PDP confirms guber primaries to hold today, shifts date for Lagos, Kano, Imo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a very late statement last night confirmed that it would today hold its governorship primaries in all 36 States except Lagos, Kano and Imo. According to a statement released by PDP national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party informed that the peddling rumour about the postponement of governorship primaries Read more

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APC postpones Lagos, Imo governorship primaries, picks Independence Day as new date

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its governorship primary elections for Lagos and Imo states. to Monday, October 1. The national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole who said this at the inauguration of committees which would conduct the party’s primaries across the country announced Monday, October 1 as new date for the two Read more

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Alhassan resigns from Buhari’s cabinet, quits APC over alleged ‘grave injustice’

Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan has resigned from the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. This was stated in copies of the letter made available by her media aide, Suleiman Dantosho. He said Alhassan has also withdrawn her membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Alhassan said she chose to quit over what she described as Read more