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Ekiti guber: Fayose jittery over Fayemi’s candidacy – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State has stated that Governor Ayo Fayose has become jittery over the emergence of Dr. Kayode Fayemi as the party’s governorship candidate in the July 14 election in the state. It also chided Fayose over his allegation that the party has colluded with the Vice Chancellor of the […] Ekiti guber: Fayose jittery over Fayemi’s candidacy – APC [hmp_player]

APC congress: Adetimehin emerges Ondo chairman, serving commissioner wins in Zamfara

Mr Ade Adetimehin on Saturday in Akure emerged as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State. Adetimehin, who had been in acting capacity since Mr Isaac Kekemeke, a former chairman, was suspended after the 2016 governorship election for anti-party activities, got 990 votes out of the 1,001 votes cast. NAN reports […] APC congress: Adetimehin emerges Ondo chairman, serving commissioner wins in Zamfara [hmp_player]

APC congress: Katsina, Gombe, Yobe elect new state executives

All the 36 executive officers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina state have retained their posts as they were elected unopposed during the state congress held there. Chairman of the state congress committee, Mr Usman Muhammad, stated this on Saturday in Katsina while declaring the results. “The committee sold forms to 36 candidates […] APC congress: Katsina, Gombe, Yobe elect new state executives [hmp_player]

APC factions loyal to Saraki, Lai Mohammed hold parallel congresses

Two parallel state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) took place in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, on Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. While the faction loyal to the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, held its congress at the Banquet Hall opposite the Government House, another congress by a faction loyal […] APC factions loyal to Saraki, Lai Mohammed hold parallel congresses [hmp_player]

FA Cup final: Hazard nets winner as Manchester United lose to Chelsea

Eden Hazard scored what proved to be the decisive goal, as Chelsea defeated Manchester United 1-0 to win this year’s FA Cup final. Both teams came into the game, knowing it was their last chance of winning silverware this season. United finished second in the Premier League behind Manchester City and were dumped out of […] FA Cup final: Hazard nets winner as Manchester United lose to Chelsea [hmp_player]

Buhari felicitates with Falana at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday sent greetings to human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana SAN, on his 60th birthday. Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, showered praises on the activist lawyer. According to the statement, “President Buhari joins family members, friends and professional colleagues of the cerebral lawyer in celebrating the milestone, […] Buhari felicitates with Falana at 60 [hmp_player]

APC congress: Gov. Abubakar forcing Dogara to join another party – Bauchi lawmaker

A member of the Bauchi state House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula constituency, Hon. Aminu Tukur says the All Progressives Congress, APC, under Governor Mohammed Abudullahi Abubakar is forcing the House of Reps Speaker, Yakubu Dogara to dump the party for another ahead of the 2019 elections. Tukur, who spoke following the party’s state congress held […] APC congress: Gov. Abubakar forcing Dogara to join another party – Bauchi lawmaker [hmp_player]

Ekiti guber: Fayemi accuses Fayose, PDP of planning to attack Oni’s supporters

The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Office has alleged plan by Governor Ayodele Fayose and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to carry out coordinated attacks on supporters and associates of former Governor Segun Oni. It said the plot was to use thugs who would pretend to be working for Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mines and […] Ekiti guber: Fayemi accuses Fayose, PDP of planning to attack Oni’s supporters [hmp_player]

APC congress: Dogara’s faction boycotts exercise in Bauchi

Reps Speaker, Yakubu Dogara-led faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has boycotted the state congress of the party held in Bauchi state on Saturday. Bauchi APC gubernatorial aspirant, Captain Bala Jibrin exclusively told DAILY POST in Bauchi that the action of the faction is aimed at rescuing the party from further sliding. Jibrin hinted […] APC congress: Dogara’s faction boycotts exercise in Bauchi [hmp_player]

Nigeria vs England: Fans to pay N34,000 to watch Super Eagles friendly

Fans, who are keen on watching the friendly match between Nigeria and England, will have to pay £70 (about N34,000). Ticket sales for the high-profile game, which will be played on June 2 at Wembley Stadium, have begun. There are concessions of £10 off ticket price for students, under 16s and senior citizens on purchase […] Nigeria vs England: Fans to pay N34,000 to watch Super Eagles friendly [hmp_player]