APC expels Ishola Balogun-Fulani, releases reschedule primaries dates

adaThe National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled the Alh. Ishola Balogun-Fulani led Kwara State executive from the Party. The NWC has also rescheduled governorship primaries in Ogun, Zamfara. Bauchi and Abia States to Monday. Kwara schedule of activities are scheduled as follows: · Monday, October 1st, 2018 – House […]

BREAKING…. See outcome of Kwara PDP gubernatorial primaries

The governorship primaries of the People Democratic Party,(PDP), in Kwara State has been disrupted with violence has delegates took zoning agitation to the venue of the exercise . Findings revealed that the voting patterns had been designed to favour an aspirant (name withheld) from Kwara Central Senatorial District. ROYAL NEWS reports that some youths groups […]

Labour suspends warning strike on new minimum wage

The organised labour in the country comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the United Labour Congress (ULC), has suspended its warning strike on a new minimum wage embarked upon on Sept. 26. The organised labour had embarked on the strike after a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government for failing […]

Total trains 150 young entrepreneurs, doles out N30m starter-pack

As part of its capacity building, Total says it has trained more than 150 youths in various skills this year with each of them given a starter-pack worth N200, 000. Mr Vincent Nnadi, the Executive General Manager, Community Social Responsibility, Total Upstream Companies of Nigeria, said the beneficiaries were exposed to three months training both […]

Bayelsa closes schools, distributes relief materials to victims of flood

Bayelsa Government on Sunday directed immediate closure of schools to avoid loss of lives in the flood currently ravaging the state. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said in a statement that the decision to close the schools was reached at the State Executive Council meeting on Friday. Iworiso-Markson said the meeting, […]

Sanwo-olu endorsement: Ambode support group petitions Oshiomhole

The Ambode Mandate Support Group (AMSG) has sent a petition to the National Chairman of the All progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, over the endorsement of his opponent in the forthcoming governorship primary by the party leadership in the state. The Chairman of the group, Mr Akeem Sulaimon, made this known at a rally […]

2 governorship aspirants withdraw from Adamawa PDP primaries

Two governorship aspirants on the platform of the People’s Democratic (PDP) in Adamawa, Dr Umar Ardo and Alhaji Sa’ad Tahir, have withdrawn from Sunday’s primaries of the party. Both aspirants alleged injustice in the exercise. “Having closely observed the process of conducting the governorship primary election, I have concluded that the entire exercise is not […]

Yaman gives APC winning formula in Kwara guber race

Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kwara State, Alhaji Shuaibu Yaman, has said the formula for the party to win 2019 election is for APC to pick its candidate from Kwara north. Yaman, who spoke with journalists on Sunday in Ilorin said […]

BREAKING….. Kwara assembly Speaker , Ali Ahmad steps down ambition as voting commences

The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Ali Ahmad, has finally announced his decision to opt out of the governorship primaries of the People Democratic Party, (PDP). He made his decision known shortly before the commencement of the party primaries at the Banquet Hall opposite government house, Ilorin on Sunday. Details later…..

APC reschedules Imo, Lagos guber primaries

Leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed the governorship primaries for Lagos and Imo states. The party’s spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, told PREMIUM TIMES the two states would no longer hold their respective primaries on Sunday as previously scheduled. The primaries would go on tomorrow in all other states but the two. The announcement […]