Constitution Amendment and Age Hurdle in Future Polls

[Leadership] The alleged trashing of the “Not Too Young to Run” Bill by the National Assembly last week, set off series of backlash from Nigerians. KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL and ADEBIYI ADEDAPO give an insight to the bill.

[Leadership] The alleged trashing of the "Not Too Young to Run" Bill by the National Assembly last week, set off series of backlash from Nigerians. KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL and ADEBIYI ADEDAPO give an insight to the bill.

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LG Poll – PDP Candidates Step Down for APC in Lagos

[Leadership] Ahead of tomorrow’s Local Government polls, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) have announced that its candidates in the Local Government election in Eredo and Ikosi Ejinrin Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of Lagos State will not …

[Leadership] Ahead of tomorrow's Local Government polls, the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) have announced that its candidates in the Local Government election in Eredo and Ikosi Ejinrin Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of Lagos State will not contest the election in honour of the brilliant performance of the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.

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23 PDP Alliance Predicts Party’s Victory in 2019

[Leadership] A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Chairman G-23 PDP Alliance, Honourable Olaitan Lucky Turaki, has said t?he party still have tangible structures to win the 2019 presidential elections as well as many governorship and l…

[Leadership] A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Chairman G-23 PDP Alliance, Honourable Olaitan Lucky Turaki, has said t?he party still have tangible structures to win the 2019 presidential elections as well as many governorship and legislative seats.

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Re – Kwankwaso’s Associate Replies Tinubu: Ganduje Will Lose 2019

[Leadership] On Sunday, July 16, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwsaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu visited Kano, primarily to commiserate with the state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR on the death of elder statesman, Dr. Yusu…

[Leadership] On Sunday, July 16, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwsaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu visited Kano, primarily to commiserate with the state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR on the death of elder statesman, Dr. Yusuf Maitama Sule (Dan Masanin Kano). The former governor of Lagos state also visited elder statesman and respected politician, Malam Yusuf Ali who recently lost his son.

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Dalung Inaugurates Boards of 29 Sports Federations

[Leadership] Abuja -The Minister of Youth and Sports development, Solomon Dalung, inaugurated the boards of 29 sport federations in Abuja, yesterday. The inauguration followed the just-concluded elections into executive positions of various sports fede…

[Leadership] Abuja -The Minister of Youth and Sports development, Solomon Dalung, inaugurated the boards of 29 sport federations in Abuja, yesterday. The inauguration followed the just-concluded elections into executive positions of various sports federations.

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APDA Presidential Candidate to Emerge Through Electoral College – Mohammed

[Leadership] Abuja -The presidential candidate of the newly registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) for the 2019 general elections is to emerge through Electoral College, its National Executive Council (NEC) has said.

[Leadership] Abuja -The presidential candidate of the newly registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) for the 2019 general elections is to emerge through Electoral College, its National Executive Council (NEC) has said.

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We Won’t Consider State Police Bill – Reps

[Leadership] Abuja -The House of Representatives said yesterday that the National Assembly would likely not consider the establishment of state police in the ongoing constitution amendment process.

[Leadership] Abuja -The House of Representatives said yesterday that the National Assembly would likely not consider the establishment of state police in the ongoing constitution amendment process.

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#noconfidence – Speaker Playing Games On Secret Ballot Decision

[DA] The Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has replied to my request to expedite her decision on whether the DA’s Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma, scheduled for 8 August 2017, should proceed via secret ballot. True to form…

[DA] The Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, has replied to my request to expedite her decision on whether the DA's Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma, scheduled for 8 August 2017, should proceed via secret ballot. True to form, she has said nothing of significance.

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Yet More Dodgy Allegations About New Sassa CEO Under Minister Dlamini

[DA] After less than a week at the helm of SASSA, a number of serious allegations surrounding the independence and character of the new acting CEO, Ms Pearl Bhengu, are now being raised.

[DA] After less than a week at the helm of SASSA, a number of serious allegations surrounding the independence and character of the new acting CEO, Ms Pearl Bhengu, are now being raised.

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