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Shehu Sani declares for Kaduna governoship election

Former Kaduna State Senator Shehu Sani, has said he would be the next Governor of Kaduna State. Sani, in a radio interview monitored in Kaduna, indicated interest to join the ‎governorship race in 2023, saying that even without money, he would contest. He noted, “Anyone who insults and embarrasses the people is not worth being in power because respecting human ...

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Senate adopts simple majority vote in electing presiding officers

The Nigerian Senate has amended the Senate Standing Rules 2015 and approved a simple majority for the election of presiding officers. In a plenary, the upper legislative chamber  also retained a secret ballot system of voting for the election of the President of the Senate and the Deputy. The motion was moved by Chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules ...

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How APC compensated Omo-Agege after 2018 governoship poll in Osun- Lasun

A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff, has said that the emergence of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as the Deputy Senate President is a compensation for the role he played in the disputed All Progressives Congress 2018 governorship primary in Osun State. According to him,  Omo-Agege was used to remove him so as to pave the way ...

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2023: Don’t vote for selfish, parochial leaders- Tambuwal warns Nigerians

The Governor of Sokoto, Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has urged Nigerians to avoid voting parochial leaders as the go to the polls in 2023. According to him, it is necessary for Nigerians to look out for and vote for politicians who are versatile and friendly with fellow Nigerians. He said this in a keynote address he delivered at the 4th annual ...

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Six political parties to take part in Ekiti council poll

It has been gathered that Ekiti State will hold its local government elections on December 4, 2021. The Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC), Justice Jide Aladejana, has revealed that six political parties would participate in the poll. According to him, the political parties are: Action Alliance (AA), African Democratic Congress (ADC), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), All ...

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Senate, INEC to re-test BVAS before 2023 elections- Sen Gaya

Senator Kabiru Gaya has expressed shock at the disappointment at Bimodal Voters Accreditation System (BVAS) which failed in some polling units at the just concluded Anambra Governorship election. Gaya.is the Chairman of Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to him, the Senate keenly watched developments and was concerned. He added that his Committee has agreed with INEC ...

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Anambra Poll: Some groups planning to upturn Ihiala election- IPOB

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has alleged that some wicked groups are working to rig the ongoing Anambra State governorship election. According to IPOB,  the groups are working to upturn the results of Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. The accusation was made by Emma Powerful, spokesmanof the separatist group  in a statement he signed on Tuesday. ...

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Anambra Guber: 40,000 security operatives can’t security state-HURIWA fumes

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has decried the inability of 40, 000 armed security operatives to ensure adequate security in the inconclusive Anambra State governorship election. HURIWA described the inconclusive Anambra State governorship election as a fairly long-distance race that must end transparently. The rights group blamed the disjointed fire-brigade sort of security strategy for the failure ...

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Anambra Guber: INEC adjust voting timeline for supplementary poll

The electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has adjusted the voting timeline for the Tuesday supplementary election in Ihiala Local Government of Anambra, to conclude the governorship election in the state. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja. Recall that INEC had ...

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Anambra Poll: INEC blames IPOB for low turnout

The electoral umpire Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has blamed the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for the poor turnout of voters during the inconclusive Anambra State governorship election. According to the agency, the sit-at-home order by IPOB sent fear into residents, hence the low turnout during the polls. Sam Egwu, INEC’s Supervising Residence Electoral Commissioner in Anambra State, disclosed ...

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