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Monthly Archives: August 2020

Contract Scandal: CNPP asks Buhari to order publication of list of lawmakers involved

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has tasked President Mohamadu Buhari to act on the issue of contract scandal rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). It said that the President should order the immediate publication of the list of all members of the National Assembly, and any other Nigerian, who were involved in contract scam at the NDDC ...

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“Sweep out bad govt that punished you in last four years,” Ize-Iyamu’s wife tells Edo voters

Wife of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Edo State, Professor Idia Ize-Iyamu has given the assurance that her husband, if he wins, will fix the infrastructure in the state, which according to her, it’s in aterrible condition. She said dilapidated structures dotting public institutions across the state, especially in the health and education sectors, and poor implementation ...

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Edo: APC, INEC at loggerheads over bribery allegation, rigging plans

The All Progressives Congress in Edo and independent National Electoral Commission are at loggerheads over the September 19 governorship poll in the state. Chairman of the APC in Edo, Col. David Imuse (retd.) and Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, have clashed over alleged plots to rig the poll. Imuse accused ...

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Kogi Guber: Gov Yahaya Bello floors Akpboti, SDP at Supreme Court

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) and its candidate in the last governorship election in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti have failed to sack Governor Yahaya Bello as the governor of Kogi State as the Supreme Cour on Monday the uphed the election of the Governor. In a judgment on Monday, a seven-man panel of the court, led by the Chef Justice ...

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774,000 Jobs: 15 per cent slots for politicians will be retained- Keyamo

The Minister of State says the government will not go back on the formula for sharing the 774,000 jobs under Special Public Works (SPW) scheme. He said the Federal Government will retain the original plan of conceding only 15 per cent of the job slots to Governors, National Assembly members, Ministers and other interest groups. He said he has not ...

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Edo 2020: Apostle Suleiman prays for Ize-Iyamu

The general overseer of Omega Fire Ministry Apostle Johnson Suleiman has prayed for Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu ahead of the September governorship election in Edo State. Ize-Iyamu who is presently on ward to ward campaign tour in Edo North, worshipped on Sunday at the headquarters of Omega Fire Ministry in Auchi, he said he was blessed with the message from the ...

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Ondo: Jegede supervised fake projects under Mimiko- APC

Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Eyitayo Jegede, of supervising white elephant projects during the administration of former governor Olusegun Mimiko. Jegede is present candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). It was reacting to Jegede’s comments that the Ore interchange flyover was a phoney project by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Director, Media and Publicity of the Ondo APC, ...

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Ondo: Akeredolu’s school fees reduction a political gimmick- governorship aspirant

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Martin Olateru-Olagbegi, has attacked Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state for reducing tuition fees at this time, calling it a political gimmick. He said the action was meant to fool people to get their votes. In a statement in Akure, Olateru-Olagbegi alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has ruined the ...

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LG Poll: PDP candidates win all seats in Ebonyi

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared all seats in the Ebonyi Local Government elections. The Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) announced the results on Sunday It announced that PDP candidates won all the chairmanship and councilorship seats in Saturday’s council polls conducted across the 13 Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. Mr Jossy Eze, Chairman of EBSIEC, made ...

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Edo: PDP decries high rate of attacks, violence during campaigns

As Edo gubernatorial election is around the corner, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo, has decried the high rate of attacks and violence during campaigns by supporters of political parties in the state. Mr Chris Nehikhare, State Publicity Secretary of the party, made the position of the party known during the party’s weekly media briefing in Benin on Sunday. Nehikhare ...

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