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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Imo Guber: “You are a shameless politician,”- Okorocha tells APC’s Uzodinma

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has attacked the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last general election, and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial zone, Senator Hope Uzodinma over his recent media attacks against him. Okorocha described Uzodinma as a “shameless” politician who, besides being engaged to destroy APC in the state, can do worst things to ...

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Akwa Ibom elders warn Buhari against appointing Akpabio as a Minister

Elders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State, have urged Buhari not to appoint former governor of the state, Senator Godswill Akpabio as a minister under the next administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The elders, in a letter to President Buhari, which was made available to newsmen warned him not to dent his image by appointing Senator ...

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NASS Leadership: North-Central Forum endorses Olatubosun for Speaker

The North-Central Interreligious, Intertribal Political Forum has endorsed Hon. Olajide Olatubosun (APC-Oyo State) for election to the position of Speaker, House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly. Olatubosun, representing Saki West/Saki East/Atisbo Federal Constituency of Oyo State is a second timer in the green chamber. The group gave the endorsement at a media briefing addresed by its National Publicity ...

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Fulani Radio: “This is the highest rate of impunity of Buhari’s Government”- Afenifere

The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Sunday criticized the Federal Government for announcing the establishment of nomadic radio, which is being called radio for the Fulani herdsmen. Afenifere’s spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, in an interview, expressed his displeasure towards the move,  Daily Post reports. According to the outspoken Human Rights activist, the action was a danger signal to all Nigerians, starting ...

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May 29: Police raise alarm over plan to disrupt inauguration in Adamawa

The Adamawa Police Command has raised alarm over an alleged plan to disrupt Wednesday’s inauguration of Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri as the newly-elected governor of Adamawa. The command, in a statement by its spokesman, SP Othman Abubakar on Sunday, said the plan was being hatched by some miscreants. He warned against the act, adding that thorough screening would be conducted on ...

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Gov Obiano has no plan to dump APGA for APC, says APGA chieftain

Uchenna Okogbuo, the deputy National chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), for South has dispelled the rumor making the rounds that  Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano wants to defect to the All Progressives Congress(APC). He said this while Addressing APGA leaders and Stakeholders during its State congress conducted in Umuahia, Abia State, at the weekend. Okogbuo said that ...

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“I won’t be your rubber stamp if I become Senate President,”- Lawan to Buhari

The Majority Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has told President Muhammadu Buhari, that the National Assembly will not become his “rubber stamp” if he is elected Senate President. The Senator made this known while speaking to journalists in Abuja on Saturday. According to him, although he is a fan of Buhari, his support for the president, will not jeopardise ...

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Supreme Court Order: Full text of INEC Chairman’s Speech declaring PDP winners in 2019 elections in Zamfara

In compliance with Supreme Court order, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday declared candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winners of the governorship elections in Zamfara State. The full speech of INEC chairman at the commission’s national headquarters in Abuja below: “Ladies and Gentlemen, 1. First, let me welcome all of you to this Press Conference. The ...

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Olusola-Eleka to Fayemi: Although you robbed me, I congratulate you on your victory at Supreme Court

Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, former Deputy Governor of Ekiti and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the last governorship election, has congratulated Gov. Kayode Fayemi on his election victory at the Supreme Court. While reacting to his loss at the apex court, the PDP candidate said he decided to congratulate Fayemi because of his nature as an “Omoluabi (cultured person). ...

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Zamfara Judgement: INEC meets today to take decision

Following Supreme Court judgement that nullified victories of All Progressive Congress in Zamfara State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC could not arrive at a decision on Friday, and decided to postpone the meeting till today. The decisions taken at today’s meeting will be made public on Monday, according to the commission. Today’s meeting will  consider the judgment of the ...

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