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Tinubu PCC demands Atiku’s prosecution, PDP protests

Tinubu PCC demands Atiku’s prosecution, PDP protests

  There were fireworks between the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Monday over the integrity and eligibility of their presidential candidates. The Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Campaign Council called on security agencies in the country to …

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Expelled Adamawa senator not entitled to re-election – Court

Expelled Adamawa senator not entitled to re-election – Court

An Adamawa State High Court sitting in Yola, on Tuesday, nullified the nomination of the senator representing Adamawa North, Ishaku Abbo, over his expulsion from the All Progressives Congress officials in his ward. The presiding judge, Justice Mohammed Danladi, held …

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I’ll ‘bring out’ jailed insurgents, agitators for dialogue if elected president – Peter Obi

I’ll ‘bring out’ jailed insurgents, agitators for dialogue if elected president – Peter Obi

  Presidential candidate of Labour Party Peter Obi said he will ‘bring out’ jailed agitators and insurgents for dialogue if he is elected Nigeria president in the 2023 general election. Obi, a former Anambra State governor and frontline presidential hopeful, stated …

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Clark joins OBJ, Afenifere, others, endorses ‘eminently qualified’ Obi

Clark joins OBJ, Afenifere, others, endorses ‘eminently qualified’ Obi

  • LP candidate okay on restructuring, modular refineries, S’South devt, others • ‘Why no one can cage an idea which time has come’ While the storm created by former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter is yet to settle, a statement …

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APC, PDP denounce OBJ’s letter endorsing Obi

APC, PDP denounce OBJ’s letter endorsing Obi

• As letter says LP candidate has ‘edge’ over Tinubu, Atiku, others • APC PCC ‘pities’ Obi over ‘worthless’ ratification • ‘OBJ can’t win polling unit, ward in Abeokuta for Obi’ • Former President merely expressing personal opinion, says PDP …

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Politicians unhappy with moves to block vote buying, says INEC

Politicians unhappy with moves to block vote buying, says INEC

    Insists commission won’t succumb to threats Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, said many politicians are unhappy with current efforts by the commission and security agencies to stop vote buying during the 2023 polls and are expected to …

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INEC educates political parties on compliance with rules

INEC educates political parties on compliance with rules

  To increase political parties’ knowledge of electoral legal framework and other related matters, such as Independent National Electoral Commission’s guidelines and regulations, a two-day sensitisation workshop has been organised for party leaders in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The workshop, organised and …

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Chatham House: Tinubu tired, should take deserved rest, says Atiku’s aide

Chatham House: Tinubu tired, should take deserved rest, says Atiku’s aide

  • Momodu blames Tinubu’s handlers for ‘Chatham charade’ • I made money from real estate, Tinubu explains source of wealth in BBC interview • ‘I won’t vote Atiku or Obi if I’m not contesting’ • APC: Obi has nothing …

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Senate president, Lawan, loses at Court of Appeal

Senate president, Lawan, loses at Court of Appeal

  The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal, yesterday, affirmed the judgment of a Federal High Court in Damaturu, Yobe State, which declared Mr Bashir Machina as the genuine All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District. …

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APC, Assembly tackle Adeleke, governor sacks 12,000 workers

APC, Assembly tackle Adeleke, governor sacks 12,000 workers

  The All Progressives Congress and the Osun State House of Assembly have tackled the new Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, over the six Executive Orders he signed on Monday. They condemned the new governor for reversing some appointments and …

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Rivers APC gov candidate disqualified over dual citizenship

Rivers APC gov candidate disqualified over dual citizenship

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has disqualified the Rivers State Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Tonye Cole, over dual citizenship. The state Peoples Democratic Party had approached the court to direct the Independent National Electoral …

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APC, PDP trade words over Tinubu’s candidacy

APC, PDP trade words over Tinubu’s candidacy

The Peoples Democratic Party has said that it has every option to challenge the candidacy of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, including his eligibility to contest the 2023 general elections having been allegedly indicted …

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Ortom rejects Atiku’s presidential bid, PDP keeps mum

Ortom rejects Atiku’s presidential bid, PDP keeps mum

  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, slammed the party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, late Sunday, saying, “He should go to hell.” The governor made the remarks while hosting colleagues from Rivers, Oyo, Abia, and Enugu States to a dinner …

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Wike attacks Sekibo over Atiku, ex-minister keeps mum

Wike attacks Sekibo over Atiku, ex-minister keeps mum

  Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has taken a swipe at former Minister of Transport, Dr Abiye Sekibo, saying he does not fill such a leadership position to speak on behalf of the state. Dr Sekibo is the Director General …

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Yoruba nation: APC kicks as Akintoye attacks Tinubu

Yoruba nation: APC kicks as Akintoye attacks Tinubu

The leader of the Yoruba Nation self-determination struggle, Professor Banji Akintoye, has said he did not authorise a congress of the apex body of the Yoruba self-determination struggle, Ilana Omo Oodua Worldwide, being rumoured to take place in Ibadan on …

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2023: Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, Rivers voters top INEC register

INEC educates political parties on compliance with rules

  The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday, announced that the voter register had swollen up to 93.5m. Analysis of the preliminary register reveals that Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, Rivers, Katsina and Oyo states have …

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Tinubu, Obi unfold agenda for women, Atiku absent

Tinubu, Obi unfold agenda for women, Atiku absent

  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Ifeanyi Okowa, were on Tuesday absent at the sixth edition of the Voice of Women 2022 Conference and Awards in Abuja. The event organised by …

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Senators, Reps face probe over illegal budget passage

Senators, Reps face probe over illegal budget passage

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts has confirmed the allegation by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), that some committees of the National Assembly are passing budgets for ministries, departments and agencies of the Federal Government illegally. …

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Lagos PDP kicks over Wike’s endorsement of Sanwo-Olu

Lagos PDP kicks over Wike’s endorsement of Sanwo-Olu

    The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos State chapter, has condemned the endorsement of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu by his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike. The endorsement was issued at the 22nd conference Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials, held …

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Tinubu, Obi unfold economic, restructuring agenda to North

Tinubu, Obi unfold agenda for women, Atiku absent

  • I supported Atiku, it’s payback time now, let him endorse me, says ex-Lagos gov The presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his Labour Party counterpart, Mr Peter Obi, on Monday sought northern support …

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