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Monthly Archives: February 2019

National Peace Committee members meet Osinbajo

A former military Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, and other members of the National Peace Committee have had a meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. It was reliably gathered that after endimg their meeting with the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, around 8 pm, they headed to ...

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Sanwo-Olu storms Computer Village, interacts with Igbo traders

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Candidate in Lagos State, on Thursday held an interactive session with traders and Igbo community in the Computer village, Ikeja, Lagos. The interactive session was to offer a hand of fellowship and foster unity among the leadership of the village. Sanwo-Olu while addressing the traders, said that it was the responsibility ...

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Buhari may dissolve cabinet before May 29- Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to dissolve his cabinet before his inauguration for a second term in office on May 29. Buhari won his re-election, polling over 15 million votes to defeat his main challenger and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Mr. Femi Adesina, the spokesman of President Buhari in an interview on Arise TV, said the ...

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Jibrin to Reps Members: Keep your ambitions, Buhari, APC will have the final say on house leadership

House of Representatives member, representing Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency of Kano State, Hon Jibrin Abdulmumin as dropped a shocking revelation on how the leadership of the House will be elected. Speaking with newsmen recently during an interview session, Jubrin, who is a member of All Progressive Congress, APC, said President Mohammadu Buhari and APC leadership would have the final say on ...

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Akeredolu, Fayemi allegedly meet NURTW members on how to rig assembly elections in Ondo

Rotimi Akeredolu, Governor of Ondo State, has given a “marching order” to members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to begin mobilising for the next week state house of assembly election. It was gathered that the essence of the mobilization by the NURTW members is to prepare them for “war” if candidates of the ...

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APC wins Taraba Central Senatorial District election

The INEC Returning Officer for Taraba Central Senatorial District, Prof. Kolawaju Philip, on Thursday declared the Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf, winner of Feb. 23, election after polling 98,860 votes. Philip, who declared the results in Bali, said Dahiru Bako of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 95, 074 while Mr Gilbert Nyangaji of ...

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Coalition of Political Parties demand cancellation of Zamfara poll

Coalition of Political Parties in Zamfara has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel last Saturday’s National Assembly (NASS) elections held in the state. Spokesman of the coalition and governorship candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi, said the call had become necessary because the entire election was marred by irregularities. ...

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Obasanjo silent on Buhari’s victory

As congratulatory messages poured in for President Muhammadu Buhari over his re-election, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has kept disquietingly mum. Telephone calls made to Obasanjo’s Media Aide, Mr Kehinde Akinyemi, by the correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) were not picked while text messages sent to him for Obasanjo’s reaction were neither acknowledged nor replied. Obasanjo slumped into ...

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APC will win Governorship election in Kwara, says group

A political group, Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) has expressed confidence that the Kwara State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, will win the March 9 election. He was also upbeat  that APC candidates for the day’s House of Assembly election would be elected. According to the State Coordinator of BSO, Tajudeen Asunnara: “We, therefore, implore you all ...

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Unbundle, restructure INEC now, NGO urges FG

Victor Adejoh, chairman, Kogi Non-Governmental Organisations Network (KONGONET) on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his second tenure to reorganise and unbundle the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Adejoh told journalists in Lokoja that the call was necessary against the backdrop of multi-tasking structure of the commission resulting in periodic logistic lapses at election periods. He said that the ...

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