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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Osun rerun: Omisore finally declares his stand

The Governorship candidate for Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, Wednesday urged his supporters to vote for any party that believes in the ideology of SDP. In his statement: “I am telling my people that they should go with any political party that believes in what we in the SDP stand for; good governance, social justice ...

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Abe slams APC on adoption of Indirect Primary for Rivers, says ‘it is against the grain of reason’

Magnus Abe, an All Progressives Congress, APC,  Governorship Aspirant in Rivers has faulted the decision of the party’s  National Working Committee (NWC) supporting Indirect Governorship Primaries. Abe made the assertion in Port Harcourt on Tuesday while reacting to the NWC’s approval of Indirect Primaries in Rivers. The Aspirant, who represents Rivers South-East in the Senate, said that the NWC’s decision ...

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APC approves Direct and Indirect Primaries for governorship across Nigeria

The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee (NWC) has approved both the Direct and Indirect mode of Primaries for its governorship election scheduled for Saturday, September 29, in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This was contained in a statement issued by Yekini Nabena, the APC National Publicity Secretary, on Tuesday in Abuja. Nabena, however, said ...

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PDP’s threat to challenge Osun Governorship poll as inconclusive nothing but sheer bravado, says APC

The APC Campaign Council for the Osun Governorship Election has urged voters in the areas where the state’s election rerun will hold on Thursday to ignore the “  ranting’’  of the PDP and turn out en masse to vote for the ruling party.” A statement issued in Abuja by the Chairman of the Council’s Media Committee, Lai Mohammed, said the ...

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Court nullifies impeachment of Madumere as Imo Deputy Governor, orders his reinstatement

An Owerri High Court presided over by Justice Benjamin Iheaka on Tuesday nullified the impeachment of Imo Deputy  Governor,  Eze Madumere. Iheaka, in his verdict, said the seven-man Panel set up by the Chief Judge of Imo,  Justice Pascal Nnadi, to investigate allegations against Madumere erred in its  duty. He said the Panel did not comply with the provisions of  Section ...

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Nigerian Army constitutes Special Court Martial to try personnel involved in partisan politics

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has announced the constitution of a Special Court Martial to try Personnel involved in partisan politics as the country approaches the 2019 general elections. Buratai made the announcement on Tuesday, while declaring open the 2ndand 3rd quarter Chief of Army Staff Conference. He enjoined the General Officers Commanding and Field Commanders to ensure that ...

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Court nullifies impeachment of Madumere as Imo Deputy Governor, says process illegal

The impeachment of the Deputy Governor of Imo state, Eze Madumere by lawmakers in the state, has been nullified by Imo State High Court. The impeachment according to the court did not follow due process, therefore making it illegal The court also ruled that Madumere remains Deputy Governor of Imo state. We will bring you more as development unfolds.

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My re-election will end godfather politics in Adamawa, says governor

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Tuesday said his re-election for second term would end “the politics of godfatherism in the state”. Bindow made the assertion while addressing APC Delegates and party Executives from the Adamawa Central Senatorial District. The District comprised seven Local Government Areas: Hong,  Gombi,  Song, Girei,  Yola North,  Yola South and Fofore Local Government Areas. The ...

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APC Edo State chapter says expulsion of Reps Deputy Chief Whip is a nullityis an

The Edo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday in Benin described the purported expulsion of the Deputy Chief Whip of House of Representatives, Pally Iriase, as a nullity. The APC Ward Nine (9) in Owan East Local Government Area of Edo, had on Monday, issued a statement announcing the expulsion of Iriase from the party over alleged ...

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Osun rerun: Your allegation is baseless, irresponsible, INEC lampoons CUPP

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has described as irresponsible and baseless, the allegation that uncollected Permanent Voter Cards were being released ahead of the Osun State Governorship rerun election. Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman dismissed the allegation in an interview with journalists on Monday in Abuja. Oyekanmi asked the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), which ...

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