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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Tinubu passes vote of confidence on Oshiohmole, dismisses call for his resignation

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has dismissed the call for the resignation of the national chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiohmole, saying party supremacy must be respected. Tinubu made his position known when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House ...

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Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal admits more exhibits from PDP Governorship candidate

The Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday in Abuja admitted as exhibits, more electoral materials used in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state. The materials were tendered by Olusola Kolapo, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the election, through his Counsel, Adeboyo Adelodun (SAN). Adelodun said he would rely on the exhibits to ...

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2019: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths reveal the only condition in which they can support Buhari

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide on Wednesday has revealed the only condition that can make them support the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to the group, creation of additional states in the south-east zone ahead of the 2019 general election is the only thing that can make them give their backing to the President. The group ...

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INEC to conduct bye-election into Rep vacant seat in Katsina State on Nov. 17

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is to conduct a bye-election to fill the vacant Kankia/Ingawa/Kusada Federal Constituency seat on Nov. 17, an official has announced. The seat became vacant following the resignation of its former occupant, Ahmed Akita, who contested and won the Katsina North Senatorial seat. The senate seat had become vacant after the death of Mustapha Bukar ...

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Sagay to Atiku: Your stance on restructuring deceitful, you never made mention of it during your years as VP

Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has described the statement by Atiku Abubakar, that he would restructure Nigeria within six months if elected President as a mere political gambit to secure votes. Lacerating Atiku, the renowned legal luminary said that during his eight years as vice president in the administration of former President Olusegun ...

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Stop misinforming Nigerians with your outright lies, Buhari group tells PDP

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to disprove Vice President Yemi Osibanjo’s clarification of the country’s past and present debt profile. The group threw the challenge in a statement issued by its Chairman and Secretary, Messrs Niyi Akinsiju and Cassidy Madueke, respectively, on Tuesday in Abuja. The group issued the statement in the wake ...

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APC Primaries: Buhari hosts aggrieved aspirants at State House

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday hosted aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just concluded party’s primaries across the country. Those in attendance at the dinner included aggrieved gubernatorial, National and State Assembly aspirants who failed to secure the party’s tickets in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. The meeting was also attended by Secretary to the Government ...

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PDP national secretariat kicks as INEC accepts nominations of Adebayo Dayo led Ogun PDP

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unsettled the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party by its decision to accept the nominated governorship candidate submitted by the Adebayo Dayo led executive of the party in Ogun State . The Commission disclosed this in a letter addressed to the PDP National Chairman in Abuja. The letter was dated 25 October. ...

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Group promoting Buhari expels six members for fraternising with Atiku

Grassroots Mobilizers for Buhari (GMB), a political association promoting President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential ambition, has expelled six of its members for allegedly fraternising with Buhari’s opposition, Atiku Abubakar. Atiku Abubakar is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections. A statement by the Director-General of the GMB, Fatimah Goni in Abuja on Tuesday, gave the ...

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President Buhari meets South-South Governors behind closed doors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with four governors from the South-South geo-political zone at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The Governors, who met with Buhari are Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom. The meeting, which was held behind closed doors, might have discussed the Supreme Court verdict ...

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