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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Supreme Court Judgement: Be magnanimous in victory, Tambuwal urges Buhari

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday against former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Tambuwal in a statement issued in Sokoto on Thursday by his spokesman, Malam Muhammad Bello, urged the president to be magnanimous in his victory. “This is a time for circumspection and rallying of Nigerians ...

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INEC says it will create additional polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it would by the first quarter of 2020 take courageous decisions on the creation of additional pulling units. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman,  Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, announced this at a dialogue session organised by the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (Situation Room), in Abuja. The session ...

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APC to Buhari: Use electoral victory at S/Court to reconcile warring members of ruling party

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his electoral victory at the Supreme Court on to unify warring members of the party across Nigeria. Chief Eze Nwachukwu, state Chairman of the party, gave the advice on Thursday in Abakaliki while speaking with newsmen,  adding that the victory should also galvanise unity in the ...

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Zamfara APC accuses police of disrupting its meetings

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara has accused the police of disrupting its meetings in some local government areas of the state. Alhaji Lawal Liman, the state chairman of the party, made the allegation in an interview in Gusau on Thursday. “You know, we had local government stakeholders meetings of the party across the 14 local government areas of ...

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President Buhari condoles with LASG over Mobolaji Johnson’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Lagos State over the death of retired Brig.-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson, who was the first Military Governor of the state. The President, in a statement by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Thursday, commiserated with family members, friends and associates of the former governor, who had a distinguished career ...

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Extradition Suit: Court adjourns Sen. Kashamu’s extradition suit to Dec. 6

A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned until December. 6, hearing of a suit filed by Sen. Buruji Kashamu, requesting to stop his extradition to the U.S., to face drug charges. Kashamu, who is a Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, in his suit FHC/L/CS/930/2018, joined the the Inspector-General of Police and Commissioner of Police Lagos. Others are the ...

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President Buhari, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman meet behind closed doors in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed doors with Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The meeting, being held onthe sidelines of the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Summit, is one of the last engagements of the President in Riyadh before departing for Makkah via King ...

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Atiku vs Buhari: Judgement averted danger of returning Nigeria to period of plague, says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Supreme Court. Sanwo-Olu, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, described the judgment as another landmark in the country’s annals. He said that the Supreme Court’s judgment had strengthened the nation’s democracy and the belief of the citizenry in the ...

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Poll: APC sweeps 26 LGAs in Kebbi

The Kebbi State Independent National Electoral Commission (KESIEC), has declared All Progressives Congress (APC), as winner of Oct. 26, Local Government Election in the state. KESIEC Chairman, Alhaji Aliyu Mera, made this known while addressing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday. “KESIEC wishes to release the official results of the State Local Government Election held on Saturday, as already declared ...

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Sokoto: APC urges members to remain calm over loss of NASS seats

The Sokoto State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged its supporters to remain calm over the loss of two National Assembly seats to the PDP. A statement issued by APC State Chairman, Alhaji Sadiq Achida on Wedndesday in Sokoto said the party would study the Court of Appeal verdicts on the cases and respond appropriately. ” The ...

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