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Fashola's aide, other ACN members defect to PDP in Lagos

Abdulkareem Rafiu says the PDP is the party that will bring back the dream Lagos

Edo governorship election: parties commit to peaceful poll

Politicians in Edo state stated their commitment to a peaceful gubernatorial election on July 14.

Supreme Court sacks Eyiboh

The Supreme Court has sacked Eseme Eyiboh, replacing him with Bassey Dan Abia

Supreme Court declares Okadigbo, Ewuga validly elected senators

The Supreme Court has backed earlier judgments made by the Appeal Court

100 days in office: Atiku lauds Bamanga's leadership style

Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, describes Bamanga Tukur

Ondo Governorship: PDP denies pact with Mimiko

The PDP says it will only support its candidate in the coming Ondo state governorship election

Subsidy probe: We will continue to expose corruption-Reps say

The House of Representatives believes that the bribery scandal involving some of its ranking members is the price it has to pay for is stance against corruption

Three Ogun PDP chieftains sent to jail for contempt

Three Ogun PDP chieftains have been sent to jail for flouting a federal high court orders.

Farouk Lawan agreed to send third party to collect bribe payment, new audio shows

A TV channel leaks audio records or calls exchanged between Farouk and Otedola

Oshiomhole's accident: police report exonerates us, PDP says

The PDP says that ACN is orchestrating the pre-election violence in Edo state

Albashir dies in a car crash

Usman Albashir, PDP

New NSA tosses an olive branch at Boko Haram insurgents

The new National Security Adviser visits Borno, cesspool of the Boko Haram insurgency, waving an olive branch

Reps threaten to arrest naval boss over absence at hearing on crude oil theft

The committee chair says,

Jonathan right not to make assets public, says PDP

The PDP urges Nigerians to leave President Jonathan alone, saying he had done nothing wrong by failing to declare his assets

Mark proposes review of existing laws to combat terrorism

Mark wants greater cooperation between the legislature and executive to combat terrorism

Court orders National Assembly to disclose details of lawmakers' jumbo pay

The Federal High Court ruled that all the earnings of federal lawmakers are made from public funds and details should be made available to any interested member of the public.

Court orders National Assembly to disclose lawmakers

In 14 days, interested members of the public should have full details of National Assembly lawmakers' earnings, a court has ordered.

PRESIDENTIAL MEDIA CHAT: 10 Questions for President Jonathan

We hereby suggest some questions that interviewers and the Nigeria people should put to Mr. Jonathan during the televised media chat.

PDP blasts ACN over selection of Akeredolu as Ondo guber candidate

"The lack of due process leading to the emergence of the ACN gubernatorial candidate in Ondo State is a window into the internal workings of the ACN."

91 candidates to contest 20 local govt chairmanship seats in Ogun

Politicians in Ogun state are upbeat about the forthcoming local government elections

INEC to sell 132,000 computers and DDC machines worth N35b

The equipment used during the 2011 elections are to be sold to schools

INEC says President Jonathan's election not affected by court ruling

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it did not use the ballot boxes in question and so its elections are valid.

More trouble for Farouk Lawan as Speaker, House committee chair deny custody of exhibit money

Messrs Tambuwal and Jagaba disown the embattled lawmaker, saying they know nothing about the bribe cash

Court nullifies Jonathan's election, threatens Edo polls

The court says all actions taken by INEC using transparent ballot boxes is unconstitutional, illegal, unlawful and therefore null and void

Ondo governorship: ACN shortlists three candidates, drops Agunloye, others

Inside sources at the meeting told PREMIUM TIMES in the early hours of Monday that the challenge facing party elders now is how to settle for one of three key candidates who made the final list of the 26 aspirants who began the race.