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Election Tribunal: We must stand together to ensure judiciary is not intimidated- Atiku

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar said his reason for heading to court over the 2019 presidential election was to ensure that “votes of Nigerians count.” Abubakar in a statement he issued on Friday in Abuja, said it was also to ensure that democracy was seen to be done in Nigeria. He said that “nothing ...

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Gbajabiamila attacks service chiefs, says they show disdain to house

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) said he felt insulted over the failure of the Service Chiefs to honour the invitation of the house to discuss issues of insecurity in the North East. The speaker while calling off the meeting said that the representatives sent by the Service Chiefs were not acceptable to the leadership ...

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Osinbajo: Are they ‘killing’ him softly?

By Fola Ojo The sickening state of the nation’s economy is his bother. The widespread brutish stratum of insecurity is a nauseating nag on his neck. Kidnappings here, killings there will always be unsettling for a patriot like him. For Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the anointed man of God, and the man of the law, there are now surreal signs and ...

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Taraba 2019: Tribunal affirms Gov Dairus election, says APC not qualified to contest

The Taraba Governorship petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the election of Gov. Ishaku Darius of the PDP, as the winner of the March 9 governorship election in the state. Alhaji Abubakar Danladi of the APC, filed a petition, challenging the election of Darius. Delivering judgment, Chairman of the three-member tribunal, Justice M.O Adewara, declared that Danladi and his ...

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Buhari, new HOS meet behind closed doors in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, at the State House, Abuja. Yemi-Esan took over from Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, who was asked to proceed on indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The agenda ...

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165,631 PVCs yet to be collected in Kogi, 40,912 in Bayelsa, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that 165,631 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have not been collected in kogi and 40,912 in Bayelsa, as at September. 13. The commission disclosed on Thursday in a progress report on PVC collection, which it started on Sept. 2, ahead of Nov. 16 governorship elections in the two states. The infographic reports title: “Consolidated ...

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Boss Mustapha, FCT Minister, Ribadu, others team up to reposition Adamawa APC

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, are to lead a 39 -member Committee saddled with the onus of repositioning the Adamawa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and rebuild it into a winning party. The immediate past governor of the state, Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow ...

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Kogi Poll: Don’t use violence as a cover to manipulate election, PDP warns INEC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to allow violence to disrupt the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State. It called on the electoral umpire to issue a “direct warning” to Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to desist from any act of violence before, during and ...

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Reps ask CBN to halt implementation of cashless policy

The house of representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the implementation of the cashless policy it recently re-introduced. At the plenary session on Thursday, the lower legislative chamber said the policy will lead to a significant decrease in credit extension by Nigerian money deposit banks, TheCable reports. The lawmakers also said the policy will have ...

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Oyo Ita’s removal shows Buhari’s zero tolerance to corruption- BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says the decision to remove Winifred Oyo-Ita as Head of Service (HoS) of the Federation is a sign of President Muhammadu Buhari’s zero-tolerance for corruption. The organisation in a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju in Abuja on Thursday, added that the president’s decision had further demonstrated his commitment to fighting corruption. The Economic ...

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