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Rainy Season Will Not Stop Our Projects Delivery, Says Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the rainy season will not stop his administration's delivery of critical projects. Speaking after inspecting ongoing projects in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas on Friday, the governor said that the State Government engaged first class contractors for key projects because of the commitment to the scheduled delivery of projects despite the challenges of weather. He said: "The rainy season will not stop work in the state because we are using sharp sand for our roads. Though it is costlier than laterite, it is important for us to keep to ...
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Woo More Persons To PDP, Okowa Urges Party Faithful

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to bring back those who had intentions of leaving the party and also, win members of other political parties to the PDP. Okowa made the call in Asaba, at a stakeholders meeting of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), to celebrate the victory of the Ahmed Makarfi led caretaker committee at the Supreme court. Deputy Governor Burutu Otuaro, immediate past state Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan and other leaders attended the meeting. “Please, reach out to our brothers and sisters to come back to the Party, we should be ...
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Restructuring Technical Committee: APC UK Lauds APC Leadership

The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has praised the efforts of the ruling party’s leadership for their yearning to the voices of Nigerians by setting up a committee to look into the restructure the country. The Chairman of the Britain’s chapter of the party, Hon. Ade Omole made this known in a statement made available to the press earlier today. The statement described the leaders and National Working Committee (NWC) of the party as listening and cooperating who always desired the best for their country. “Our leaders are passionate and always ready to listen to the ...
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Flash: APC Sets Up Committee To Work On Nigeria Restructuring

The Nigeria ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally agreed to restructure Nigeria based on the agitations across the country for the restructuring of the country and adoption of the report of confab of 2014. The statement made available by the Party’s spokesman, Mr Bolaji Abdulahi stated this at the end of the National Working Committee with Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai as the chairman of the committee. “The All Progressives Congress (APC) notes that with various agitations on restructuring, the concept has assumed several disparate meanings. In the light of this, at the fifth regular joint APC ...
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APC ‘ll Reclaim Ekiti In 2018, Says Oni

Former Ekiti State Governor and National Deputy Chairman, (South) of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), Chief Segun Oni, has said he is in the state governorship race just like every other aspirant. Oni, who spoke in his Ifaki Ekiti country home at the weekend, played down the insinuations in some quarters that the national leaders of the party were set to impose him as the flagbearer of the party in the 2018 governorship poll in Ekiti state. The former governor said he is ready to go into open primaries with other aspirants, and that the constitution even required him ...
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PDP Fixes Date For Non-Elective National Convention

Following recent settlement of its leadership rift, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee has fixed non-elective national convention for Aug. 12, in Abuja. Mr Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of PDP National Caretaker Committee, announced the decision after the NEC meeting held on Tuesday in Abuja. Adeyeye said the decision was to enable the party to meet the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) requirement on national conventions of political parties. The PDP National Caretaker Committee was set up in Port Harcourt on May 21, 2016. The tenure of the committee which lapsed on Aug. 16, 2016 was ...
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Former Presidential Spokesman, Doyin Okupe Joins Accord Party

Following various consultations with political associates, family and friends, a former Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, Doyin Okupe has formally joined the ACCORD Party. Below is the statement by the Accord Party strongman: My decision is based on deep reflection on who I am and what I want from politics. To me politics does not begin and end with winning or losing elections. It's not about big or small parties either. It's also beyond personal relationships or endearing associations or friendships. There exists in our communities several platforms on which such affiliations and sentiments can be sufficiently gratified. To me, Politics ...
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You Failed To Restructure Nigeria For 16 Years, APC Blasts PDP

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has slammed the former ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over its ongoing calls for the restructuring of Nigeria. The party wondered why PDP suddenly woke up to realize that Nigeria needed to be restructured but failed to do so while it was in power between 1999-2015. Speaking with Nation, Hon. Hilliard Etta, the National Vice Chairman (South-south) of the party said, Nigerians needed to give the APC time as it would surely fulfill all electioneering campaign promises. He said, “I don’t know if it is essentially about the APC. But some Nigerians are very quick ...
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Nigerians Want PDP Back – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan said Nigerians still believed in the capacity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to lead the country. Former President of Nigeria Jonathan stated this at the expanded National Caucus of the party held on Monday night at Wadata House, Abuja. He said that this was demonstrated with reactions by Nigerians to the Supreme Court judgment on the party’s leadership crisis on Wednesday. He urged that all our efforts by PDP members and supporters within this period should be channeled towards building the party. “Nigerians still believe in the PDP because when the Supreme Court judgment was ...
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Ekiti 2018: There Shall Be No Imposition, Says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said the most popular candidate amongst  PDP aspirants in the 2018 race to Oke Ayoba governor’s office will emerge as his party’s candidate assuring Ekiti people that his government will impose no one on the populace. The governor made this assertion in Ikere Ekiti while reacting to questions from journalists after he personally supervised the distribution of food items and stipend(for ingredients) in continuation of his Stomach Infrastructure Programme, Monday evening. “No two individuals are the same but God knows why he empower individuals to achieve their goals, whoever takes over after me, ...
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