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PDP announces ‘amnesty’ for Sheriff, Cairo, others

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has announced what it called “general amnesty” for its members who it said participated in the...

Osinbajo: I travelled to see how the ailing President Muhammadu Buhari...

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, said he travelled to London, UK, on Tuesday to see how the ailing President Muhammadu Buhari is doing physically. Mr....

Osun West election: Adeleke floors Aregbesola’s candidate, wins nine of ten...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State has pulled a surprise victory in the just-concluded Osun West Senatorial District election, winning nine out...

Biafra: Kanu storms Onitsha, defies Ohaneze on Anambra election

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nanmdi Kanu yesterday stormed the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra state and restated his stand that there...

Dr. Doyin Okupe quits PDP, says party can no longer bear...

Dr. Doyin Okupe on Sunday resigned his membership from the Peoples Democratic Party. Okupe, a former national chairmanship aspirant of the party, was also a spokesman for...

Afrobeats star wins by-election in Uganda

Ugandan musician and Afrobeats star Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, best known as Bobi Wine, has won a by-election in Kyadondo East in central Uganda. Wine, who...

Gabonese politician ‘arrested for threatening Ali Bongo’

Authorities in Gabon have placed an opposition politician in custody after he threatened President Ali Bongo, the AFP news agency reports. Roland Desire Aba'a Minko...

Rivers State Governor Dissolves Cabinet

Barely two days after Rivers State Commissioner for Works, Bathuel Harrison, was relieved of his job, the state governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday, dissolved its...

Supreme Court sacks Herman Hembe , declares Dorothy Mato winner

The Supreme Court, on Friday, has declared as null and void the election of Herman Hembe into the House of Representatives, while also declaring...

Nnamdi Kanu: No Election in South-east Without Biafra Referendum

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has warned that elections will be boycotted in the South-east states starting with...

Dino Melaye: INEC writes, begins recall process July 3

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it has formally notified Senator Dino Melaye of the demand by the people of his constituency to...

Dino Melaye: Many will go to jail for my recall

Constituents of Kogi West Senatorial District have, Wednesday,  submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the recall of Dino Melaye...

Breaking: Musliu Obanikoro defects to APC

The former minister of State for Defence and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Musliu Obanikoro, has defected to the ruling All...

APC disowns Bello, demands resignation over voter card scandal

A faction of the All Progressives Congress in Kogi State has asked Governor Yaya Bello to tender his resignation or risk impeachment by the...

Popular politician jailed for six years over Facebook comments

Ethiopian opposition politician Yonatan Tesfaye has been sentenced to more than six years after being found guilty of encouraging terrorism for comments he made...

Abuja Court asked to sack President Buhari and Osinbajo

A political party that contested in the 2015 general election, Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in...

PDP attacks Chime, says he defected to APC to avoid EFCC

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain in Enugu State, Hon. Emmanuel Okwuchukwu Nebo has said that former governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State who...

PDP: Anxiety and crisis linger as court defers hearing

The decision of the Supreme Court to defer to May 25 further hearing on the issue of the locus of the Ahmed Makarfi faction...

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