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Court sacks Akwa-Ibom Senator, Bassey Akpan

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has sacked Senator Bassey Akpan as the Senator representing Uyo Senatorial district in the Senate for defecting to the Young Progressives Party, YPP. The presiding Judge, Justice Fadima Murtala Aminu, in his ruling on Friday, declared Senator Akpan’s seat vacant and ordered INEC to conduct a bye election to fill the vacant office. ...

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Tribunal: Oyetola’s victory means triumph of light over darkness- Tinubu

Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has described as triumph of light over darkness, the Osun state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal verdict which declared Adeboyega Oyetola as duly elected governor of he state. It will be recalled that the  tribunal chaired by Justice Tertsea Kume on Friday in Osogbo declared Oyetola as the duly elected ...

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PDP slams suspension on Ebonyi State party Chairman

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has suspended its Ebonyi State chapter chairman, Okorie Tochukwu Okoroafor. PDP NWC made this known at the end of its emergency meeting in Abuja on Friday. National Publicity Secretary of the party, Debo Ologunagba in a statement explained that this was done according to sections 29 (2) (b) and 57(3) of ...

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UPDATED:Gov Adeleke kicks as Tribunal declares Oyetola winner of Osun guber poll

The Osun State Election Petition Tribunal has sacked Ademola Adeleke as the state governor and declared Gboyega as the winner of the governorship election. The tribunal nullified the election of Adeleke, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). It further ruled Oyetola, candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) seeking a second term in office won the July 16 ...

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Breaking: Tribunal sacks Adeleke as Osun gov

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo has cancelled the victory of Governor Ademola Adeleke at the July 16th 2022 governorship polls. The Governor was removed on Friday by the tribunal during ruling. More to come.

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Heavy security in Odogbo as tribunal decides Oyetola, Adeleke’s fates

Security has been beefed up in strategic locations in Osogbo capital of Osun State ahead of the judgement by Osun Governorship Election Petition Tribunal billed for today. Former Governor Adegboyega Oyetola is challenging the victory of Ademola Adeleke during the 2022 Osun gubernatorial election on July 16th 2022, alleging infractions in 749 polling units and certificate forgery. According to The ...

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President Buhari not responsible for fuel scarcity- APC chieftain

A member of the Public Affairs Directorate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Campaign Council, Mariya Ibrahim Baba, has said that President Mohammadu Buhari is not responsible for fuel scarcity. According to him, the situation of fuel in the country has improved with the coming on board of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. The APC chieftain said this  on ...

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Buhari committed towards ensuring free and fair elections- Malami

As preparations are on top gear for the upcoming general elections, the  Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, has said  that President Muhammadu Buhari was determined to ensure that the next President emerges  through a free, fair, credible and violence-free election. The AGF, who spoke at a conference organised by the Abuja chapter of ...

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PDP colliding with saboteurs to cause fuel scarcity- Tinubu clarifies

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was colluding with saboteurs to create the fuel crisis. He said the opposition party was sabotaging the petrol supply to blackmail the Federal Government to gain political advantage. Tinubu, who reacted to PDP’s statement on his remarks about the lingering scarcity and the redesigned ...

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Adamawa NRM governorship candidate is dead

The governorship candidate of the National Rescue Movement, NRM, in Adamawa State, Alhaji Aliyu Maina, is dead. Maina’s death has been confirmed by Olusola Afuye, the National Publicity Secretary of NRM. His death is coming less than 30 days to next year’s general elections. He was reported to have died on Wednesday, 25 January after a brief illness in Abuja, ...

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