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INEC clears Atiku, Tinubu, Obi, 4,223 jostle for N’Assembly

INEC clears Atiku, Tinubu, Obi, 4,223 jostle for N’Assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday released the final list of candidates for national elections, namely presidential, senatorial and federal constituencies, in line with the 2023 elections timetable earlier released in the year. INEC, which confirmed this in a …

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Electoral offenders’ sponsors must be arrested, prosecuted – INEC

Electoral offenders’ sponsors must be arrested, prosecuted – INEC

  The Independent National Electoral Commission has stated its resolve to go after those who sponsor electoral offenders in the country. The INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this in his opening remarks at a retreat on the Ekiti and …

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Buhari, APC’ve kept promise of relegating Nigeria – Ortom

Buhari, APC’ve kept promise of relegating Nigeria – Ortom

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has indicted the President, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) and his ruling All Progressives Congress for keeping their promise of relegating the country in their manifesto to Nigerians. In a statement signed by the governor’s …

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PDP’s day of reckoning coming, says Wike

PDP’s day of reckoning coming, says Wike

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that the time of reckoning is coming for those who continue to insist that they can take the national leadership in the Peoples Democratic Party. The governor maintained that nobody can silence …

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Wike’s UK meeting with Obasanjo, Obi, Atiku heightens 2023 puzzle

Wike’s UK meeting with Obasanjo, Obi, Atiku heightens 2023 puzzle

  • PDP confident of amicable reconciliation • Atiku orders Lamido, others to halt verbal warfare over Wike • Strategic meeting to unite Osinbajo, Amaechi, other APC presidential aspirants in the works Exactly a week after former President Olusegun Obasanjo …

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Shun Rivers votes, lose poll, Wike tells PDP

PDP’s day of reckoning coming, says Wike

  … insists peace talks must hold in Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday warned the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on the risk of shunning the votes from his state. He stressed …

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Wike’s meeting with Obi after botched one with Atiku’s camp raises dust

Wike’s meeting with Obi after botched one with Atiku’s camp raises dust

• Wike’s camp properly briefed about postponement, a shift in venue to Abuja – Atiku team • No comment from Wike, Obi after a midnight meeting • Away from the norm, Wike commissions project by himself despite inviting the Bauchi governor …

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Wike sues Atiku, Tambuwal, demands recognition as candidate

Wike sues Atiku, Tambuwal, demands recognition as candidate

  Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has sued the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar; the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; and the PDP over the conduct of the presidential primary of the party that was …

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INEC denies recognising Lawan, Akpabio as senatorial candidates

INEC denies recognising Lawan, Akpabio as senatorial candidates

  • Lawyers: INEC duty bound to act in accordance with Constitution, Electoral Act• Foundation, Ozekhome seek election for vacant seats at NASS, state Assemblies The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, denied doctoring and backdating documents to accommodate nominations …

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Wike remains boastful as cracks emerge in his camp

PDP’s day of reckoning coming, says Wike

  • Maeba, Opara, Omehia fall out with Wike over Atiku• No move to divide Rivers PDP, says Atiku camp• Abe to Wike: Don’t return Rivers to dark days of toxic politics• Maeba accuses Wike of working against Atiku, PDP• …

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We won’t allow Lawan block Buhari’s sacking – Senator

We won’t allow Lawan block Buhari’s sacking – Senator

The Senator representing Osun East and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs and Excise, Francis Fadahunsi, has said that opposition parties in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, have made up their minds to sack the President of the …

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Most lawmakers backed Buhari’s planned impeachment – APC Senator

Most lawmakers backed Buhari’s planned impeachment – APC Senator

  The lawmaker representing Bauchi North Senatorial District, Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa, has disclosed that majority of members of the Senate are in support of the move to impeach the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over the failure of his …

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North-West, South-West lead as INEC registers 96.2 million

Electoral offenders’ sponsors must be arrested, prosecuted – INEC

• Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, Rivers, Katsina top 31 other states The total number of registered voters in Nigeria may have risen from 84 million to 96.2 million, media has learnt. This is according to the latest voter statistics released by …

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Fear spreads, Presidency, senators clash over impeachment threat

Fear spreads, Presidency, senators clash over impeachment threat

  Senators on Wednesday threatened to impeach the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over the worsening insecurity in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and the country at large. The angry senator, who are in the opposition, gave the President …

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Amaechi, Tinubu’s allies disagree over vote-buying allegation

Amaechi, Tinubu’s allies disagree over vote-buying allegation

  A former Minister of Transportation and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Amaechi, came under fire on Monday over his allegation that delegates who voted at the APC primary were bribed to influence the outcome of the …

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PDP sues INEC, APC, seeks Obi, Tinubu’s disqualification

PDP sues INEC, APC, seeks Obi, Tinubu’s disqualification

…wants Shettima, Baba-Ahmed barred as VP candidates, joins Okupe, Masari, LP in suit The Peoples Democratic Party has instituted a lawsuit compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission to prevent All Progressives Congress Presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu; and Labour Party standard …

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More chieftains resign in protest over APC’s Muslim-Muslim ticket

More chieftains resign in protest over APC’s Muslim-Muslim ticket

• Amaechi’s ally, Princewill, Nollywood actor, Okonkwo, Bwala dump ruling party• Omokri: Those who tried Muslim-Muslim ticket never became president• We cannot campaign for Muslim-Muslim ticket in our constituencies–Northern APC Christian leaders• Garba dumps YPP, returns to APC to campaign …

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Presidential poll: Obi, Kwankwaso’s negotiations dead, says Okupe

Presidential poll: Obi, Kwankwaso’s negotiations dead, says Okupe

  The Director-General of the Obi Presidential Campaign Organisation, Dr Doyin Okupe, has announced that the planned alliance between the Labour Party and the New Nigerian People’s Party for the 2023 general election is “dead.” According to Okupe, who is …

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Northerners won’t back Obi, says Kwankwaso, Labour Party kicks

Presidential poll: Obi, Kwankwaso’s negotiations dead, says Okupe

  A former Governor of Kano State and presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has stated that the electorate in the North won’t vote for the candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, should the …

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Atiku battles to avert PDP’s collapse, Wike’s loyalists threaten defection

Atiku battles to avert PDP’s collapse, Wike’s loyalists threaten defection

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party ahead of the 2023 general election has worsened with the loyalists of the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike threatening to leave the party if their principal (Wike) defects. Political leaders loyal to Wike, …

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