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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Ex-President Jonathan happy about APC’s victory in Bayelsa- Kebbi Governor

Governorship. Atiku Abubakar of Kebbi says former President Goodluck Jonathan is satisfied and happy with the Bayelsa governorship election conduct and outcome. On Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said despite being in another party, Jonathan was pleased because the victory of the All Progress Congress (APC) was transparent. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared David Lyon of the ...

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Lagos Assembly passes 2020 budget proposal to committee stage

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the state’s 2020 proposed budget to the committee stage after it scaled through second reading during plenary on Monday. The Appropriation Bill was read for the second time by the Clerk of the House, Mr Azeez Sanni. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on Nov. 8 presented the 2020 proposed budget of N1.168 trillion ...

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Minister ‘thanks’ gov Dickson for making APC’s victory much easier

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipreye Sylva has `thanked’ Gov. Serike Dickson of Bayelsa for making it much easier for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon, to win the Nov. 16 election. He disclosed this after presenting the Bayelsa Governor-elect, David Lyon, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on ...

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Buhari, Bayelsa Governor-elect, David Lyion meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with Bayelsa Governor-elect, Mr David Lyon, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governor-elect was accompanied on the visit by National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiohmole, Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state, Gov. Badaru Abubakar Jigawa as well as Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipre Sylva. Lyon, the All Progressives ...

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APC leaders explain why they visited ex-President Jonathan

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa, have explained why they visited former President Goodluck Jonathan after Saturday’s governorship elections  the state. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, led APC leaders including governor-elect David Lyon visited the former president’s home on Monday. Sylva noted that as a former president and leader of the State, Jonathan ...

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Reelection: President Buhari congratulates gov Bello, lauds INEC

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent congratulatory message to Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on his re-election in the Nov. 16 gubernatorial poll. The President, in a statement by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Monday, described the election and emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate as “a race well run and a victory well won.” ...

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Just in: Appeal Court affirms Gov Ishaku’s electoral victory

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday affirmed the second term election of Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State. A five-man panel of the court struck out the appeal by the All Progressives Congress and its governorship candidate in the March 9, 2019 poll, Abubakar Danladi. More to come…..

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kogi Guber Race: Gov Bello has plotted to assassinate me, SDP candidate cries out

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti has raised alarm that Governor Yahaya Bello has ordered her assassination. Daily Post reports that Akpoti made this known on Monday morning on her official Twitter page. She wrote: “Gov Yahaya Bello has ordered for my assassination.” Recall that Akpoti on Sunday called for the cancellation of the ...

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Breaking: Against all odds, Yahaya Bello re-elected as Kogi Governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state. Bello won majority votes in 12 of the 21 local government areas in the state, while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Candidate, Engr. Musa Wada won majority votes in 9 local government areas. Bello polled a total of 406,222 ...

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Kogi: Gov Bello set to be declared winner of gov’ship poll

Barring any last-minute miracle, Governor Yahaya Bello is set to be declared winner of the governorship election in Kogi state. The governor has widened his lead, winning the remaining two local government areas of Ibaji and Lokoja that were announced some moments ago. The governor has won majority votes in 12 of the 21 local government areas in the state, ...

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