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    LG autonomy: Supreme Court judgment ‘ll fast track grassroots development – LP, APC

    Labour Party (LP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State have commended Thursday’s Supreme Court judgment which granted autonomy to local governments in Nigeria. The two political parties, in their separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Ibadan, said that the development would fast track development at the grassroots. Chairman of Labour Party in…

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    Ebonyi LP warns against illegal activities among members

    The Labour Party’s Transition Committee, Ebonyi chapter has warned members against any illegal activity targeting at disrupting its plans and agenda for a better society. Mr Innocent Igiri, the Chairman, Transition Committee, LP, Ebonyi chapter, said at a news conference held on Monday in Abakaliki, that no criminal elements would be allowed to hide under the party to cause confusion.…

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    PDP, LP members defect to APC in Lagos

    Hundreds of members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party (LP) on Thursday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC)  at Mainland Constituency II in Lagos State . Receiving the detectors, Mr Rasheed Shabi, a  member of the State House of Assembly (Mainland ll) ,said President Bola Tinubu’s style of leadership  endeared opposition members to the ruling…

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    Abure predicts win for LP in British weekend election

    The National Chairman of Labour Party, Mr Julius Abure, has predicted a comfortable win for the British Labour Party in the national election coming up at the weekend. The National Publicity Secretary Labour Party, Mr Obiora Ifoh, quoted Aburi as saying this in in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja. According to Abure based on unbiased assessment of unfolding…

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    Abure/Apapa reunion: LP  wants NLC to resolve differences with Chairman

    The decision of the  Alhaji Lamidi Apapa-led faction of the Labour Party  to back Mr Julius Abure as the National Chairman is a commendable step. National Deputy Chairman of LP, Dr Ayo Olorunfemi, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. He said the faction had taken  the path of wisdom by…

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    LP Crisis Deepens As NLC Urges Resignation of Labour Party Chairman, Julius Abure

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) national transition committee has intensified pressure on Julius Abure, the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), to step down from his position. On Tuesday, a gathering of NLC members and party affiliates convened at the Labour Party headquarters in Abuja to demand the immediate resignation of Julius Abure as the National Chairman. The LP…

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    Democracy Day: LP wants Tinubu to make public offices unattractive

    The Labour Party (LP) in Lagos has called on President Bola Tinubu to make public offices unattractive to attract well-meaning leaders  and promote the delivery of democratic dividends. Dr Ayo Olorunfemi, the LP National Deputy Chairman, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Olurunfemi was reacting to Wednesday’s  Presidential broadcast to mark…

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    Constitution review: Power devolution , electoral reform key to re-building Nigeria — LP

    The Deputy National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Dr Ayo Olorunfemi, says the ongoing  process of constitution amendment would not made much meaning if it ignores restructuring and electoral reforms. Olorunfemi, a former General Secretary, Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporation and Government Owned Companies (SASGOC) saif in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday…

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  • General NewsObi mourns late Ogbonnaya Onu

    Obi mourns late Ogbonnaya Onu

    Mr. Peter Obi, the 2023 Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has mourned the passing of Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, former Minister of Science and Technology. Obi stated this in a condolences message, signed by his media aide, Mr. Victor Obienyem, and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Onitsha. He described Onu’s death as a “significant loss to the…

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  • PoliticsI am not quitting LP- Obi replies NLC

    I am not quitting LP- Obi replies NLC

    Mr. Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), said on Sunday he would rather work to ensure peace for the party to overcome its present challenges than leave it. Obi stated this in Gombe in an interview with journalists after inaugurating a borehole he donated to Tike Ram Market in Pantami, Gombe State. He said the…

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  • PoliticsBayelsa LG election: LP’s Eradiri calls for local govt. autonomy

    Bayelsa LG election: LP’s Eradiri calls for local govt. autonomy

    The Labour Party governorship candidate in the Nov. 11, 2023, election in Bayelsa, Udengs Eradiri, has called on the National Assembly (NA) to grant local government administration its due autonomy.   Eradiri made the call on Thursday in Yenagoa while expressing concern over the state local government elections slated for Saturday.   He decried the ongoing electoral process leading to…

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  • General NewsEaster: Ozigbo says leaders must emulate Jesus Christ in service, sacrifice

    Easter: Ozigbo says leaders must emulate Jesus Christ in service, sacrifice

    Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, Chieftain of the Labour Party in Anambra, has congratulated the Christian community in Nigeria, especially the people of Anambra, on the occasion of this year’s Easter celebration. Ozigbo, a technocrat, said in his message made available in Awka on Sunday that it was another opportunity to look up to God, embracing him in prayer and honoring him…

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  • ElectionEdo 2024: INEC displays governorship candidates list in Edo

    Edo 2024: INEC displays governorship candidates list in Edo

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) displayed the list of governorship candidates of the 17 political parties contesting the Sept. 21 governorship election in Edo on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the INEC office in Edo, led by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Anugbum Onuoha, displayed the list on its notice board and in all…

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  • PoliticsINEC disowns Anambra LP convention

    INEC disowns Anambra LP convention

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disowned Wednesday’s Labour Party (LP) National Convention in Anambra. Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, said this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. Oyekanmi said that the conduct of the convention was not monitored by INEC, declining to state further…

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  • AgricultureInvestment in agriculture panacea to insecurity, poverty – Obi

    Investment in agriculture panacea to insecurity, poverty – Obi

    Mr. Peter Obi, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party, says improved investment in agriculture will address the problems of insecurity, poverty, inflation, and food security affecting the country. Obi stated this when he visited Gov. Nasir Idris of Kebbi in Birnin Kebbi on Sunday. Describing agriculture as the backbone of Nigeria’s economy, Obi stressed that adequate funding of…

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  • PoliticsAnambra 2025: LP’s Ozigbo declares to run again

    Anambra 2025: LP’s Ozigbo declares to run again

    Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, a chieftain of the Labour Party (LP), has said that he was not impressed with the performance of Gov. Chukwuma Soludo as governor of Anambra. Therefore, he says, he will contest the governorship election in 2025 to provide better governance for the people of Anambra The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Soludo clocked two years…

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  • General NewsNLC pickets Labour Party office

    NLC pickets Labour Party office

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Wednesday picketed the Labour Party headquarters to press home its demand for the immediate resignation of the party’s national chairman, Mr. Julius Abure. Prof. Theophilus Ndubuaku, Deputy President of the NLC Political Commission, while addressing newsmen during the picketing in Abuja, said the Congress had passed a vote of no confidence in Abure. The…

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