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Just In: Atiku Abubakar Wins PDP Presidential Primary

  Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has won the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP)   PDP Presidential Primaries Results* Void Votes- 68 1. Jonah Jang- 19 2. Datti Ahmed- 5 3. David Mark- 35 4. Kabiru Turaki- 65 5. Sule Lamido- 96 6. Attahiru Bafarawa- 48 7. Ibrahim Dakwambo- 111 8. Ahmed Makarfi- 74 9. ... Read More »

Full Text of Sanwo- Olu’s Acceptance Speech “I want Rededicate Myself To Serve Lagosians”

  From the depth of my heart I express my profound gratitude to our teeming party members who gave me a resounding victory in the recently concluded governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State. I am overjoyed yet humbled at the confidence reposed in me by the majority of our members to fly the flag of ... Read More »

Jimi Agbaje Wins Lagos APC Guber Primary

 Jimi Agbaje was on  declared winner of the governorship primary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Agbaje, who was the party’s flagbearer in the 2015 election, will be taking another shot at the Lagos oval house, come 2019. Agbaje was declared winner of the primary after polling 1100 votes ... Read More »

Jimi Lawal Petitions Oshiomhole Over Ogun APC Guber Primary

3rd October, 2018. Governor Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Abuja, Nigeria. Dear Sir, PETITION ON A FACADE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION IN OGUN STATE As His Excellency is no doubt aware, a Committee of 8 members was constituted to conduct the above primary election, which membership was subsequently increased to 10; but later reduced to 8 on account of alleged ... Read More »

NWC Declares Dapo Abiodun Winner Of Ogun APC Guber Primary

The Muhammad Ndabawa-led electoral committee sent to Ogun State by the National Working Committee(NWC) of the All Progressives Congress(APC) on Wednesday evening declared Prince Dapo Abiodun winner of the Direct governorship primary of Ogun APC for the 2019 gubernatorial election. Declaring the result of the governorship primary election conducted on Wednesday throughout the 236 wards across the 20 Local Governments ... Read More »

Ambode Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Sanwo-Olu (Full Speech)

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. AKINWUNMI AMBODE, ON THE APC LAGOS STATE GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARIES ON WEDNESDAY, 3RD OCTOBER, 2018 Fellow Lagosians, the last few days have witnessed intense political activities that have gripped the attention of the nation and created palpable tension in the polity. I strongly believe that the time has now come ... Read More »

Razak Atunwa Wins Kwara PDP Gubernatorial Ticket

  A member of the House of Representatives and former Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly,Barr. Razak Atunwa, has emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state. Atunwa, a former commissioner for financr and Works in the state polled 1,555 votes to beat his rival, a former governor of the state and serving ... Read More »

Ben Bruce Quits Senate Race

  The Senator representing the Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Ben Murray Bruce, has voluntarily withdrawn from the race for the Bayelsa East Senatorial District. Bruce announced his withdrawal from the Senatorial contest in a letter dated October 2, 2018, addressed to the State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Chief Moses Cleopas on Monday. Bruce ... Read More »

Full Text Of President Buhari’s Independence Day Speech

NATIONAL BROADCAST BY H.E MUHAMMADU BUHARI PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE 58TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, 1ST OCTOBER, 2018 Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire for freedom. We, therefore, give thanks to and ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu To Ambode “I Will Not Attack My Opponent, But I Assure Everyone I Can Run Lagos”

TIME TO RESPECT THE PEOPLE OF LAGOS STATE AND THE OFFICE OF THE GOVENOR Let it be heard by all that I hold the people of Lagos state with great respect and affection. Their welfare is my utmost concern and it is what drives my pursuit for the governorship nomination of the APC. As such, I also hold the office ... Read More »