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Kogi guber: Yahaya Bello doesn’t deserve another term – Youths kick against direct primary

Kogi Youth Movement (KYM), a volunteer group of youths from Kogi State, on Wednesday rejected the second term ambition of Governor Yahaya Bello and insisted on direct primary to pick the candidate of the All Progressives Congress ahead of the November 21 governorship election. The youths, who protested against Bello’s 2nd term ambition at the […]

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Appointments: Fintiri directs Adamawa PDP to submit lists of loyal party members

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has directed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) executives from the 21 local government areas of the state to submit lists of 15 people from each local government for consideration for political appointments by his administration. Fintiri gave the directive on Wednesday in Yola during his meeting with the state […]

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Akinlade vs Abiodun: What happened at Ogun Election Tribunal on Wednesday

Ogun State Election Petition Tribunal has suspended sitting on petition number EPT/GOV/01/2019 following the alleged threat to the lives of the petitioner, Adekunle Akinlade, the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) and his witnesses. After calling three witnesses, Counsel to the Petitioner, Sebastine Hon Esq., at the sitting on Wednesday informed the panel […]

Akinlade vs Abiodun: What happened at Ogun Election Tribunal on Wednesday

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Buhari reappoints Idris as AGF

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Federal government has reappointed Mr Ahmed Idris as the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF). A statement by the Head of Service of the Federation, Winnifred Oyo-Ita, said: “The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the appointment of Mr Ahmed Idris for the […]

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You Cannot Remove Chief Judge, Kogi Court Tells Governor, Assembly

  The Kogi High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe has ruled that the executive and state legislature jointly or unilaterally cannot remove the Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah without recourse to the National Judicial Council (NJC). The court also declared that the Chief Registrar of the state high court held a statutory position as the accounting … Continue reading You Cannot Remove Chief Judge, Kogi Court Tells Governor, Assembly Source: Channels TV

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Youths protest Ikpeazu’s choice of LG Transition Committee chairmen in Aba with coffins

Aba Ngwa Youths Congress on Wednesday shut down commercial activities in Aba North and South Local Government Secretariats to protest against Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu’s choice of Transition Committee (TC) chairmen for the two council areas. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor appointed Dr. Christian Okoli, otherwise known as Macro, and Mr. Charles […]

Youths protest Ikpeazu’s choice of LG Transition Committee chairmen in Aba with coffins

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INEC, PDP loose bid to stop Ndoma-Egba’s star witness at tribunal

Judex Okoro, Calabar The legal tussle for the Central senatorial election in Cross River continues as moves by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Senator Sandy Onor, (PDP, candidate for Cross River Central senatorial) to stop one of the star witnesses from testifying for Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), the […]

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Election Tribunal: Our witnesses’ lives under threat, Ogun APM counsel alleges

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Counsel to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State and its gubernatorial candidate, Adekunle Akinlade, Sebastine Hon (SAN) has told the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta that the lives of Akinlade and that of petitioner’s witnesses were under threat. The counsel who appeared with Ahmed Raji (SAN) before Justice Yusuf […]

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Zulum announces first appointments in Borno

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, has announced the first batch of appointments nearly a month after he was sworn in as governor. In a press statement released on Wednesday, in Maiduguri and signed by the governor’s Principal Private Secretary, Mustapha Busuguma, Gov Zulum reappointed the former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), […]

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Tinubu more important than Akeredolu in Ondo politics – Ex-commissioner

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The ousted Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development in Ondo State, Mr Solagbade Amodeni, has rated the national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu higher than Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in the politics of the state. He said Tinubu controls a […]

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Thugs attack lands Edo lawmaker-elect in hospital

Tony Osauzo, Benin One of the Edo State House of Assembly lawmakers-elect, Hon. Crossby Eribo, has been hospitalised in an undisclosed hospital in Benin City, following thugs attack on the lawmakers-elect in a hotel. Eribo, a re-elected lawmaker to represent Egor constituency, reportedly suffered fractured bones during the attack in which some of the lawmakers-elect, […]

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Obaseki reads ‘Riot Act’ to troublemakers

(NAN)Edo Government has threatened to deal decisively with individuals or groups causing problem in the state in the wake of inauguration of some members of State House of Assembly. The government issued the warning through a statement by the state Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Mr Paul Ohonbamu, a copy of which was made available […]

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Ministerial list: ZLP urges Buhari to compose cabinet

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to forward his ministerial list to the upper chamber of the National Assembly before the end of this month or latest early July, stressing that he has no reason to delay the composition of his cabinet. National Chairman of the party, Dan Nwanyanwu, […]

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ICYMI: HDP Seeks Cancellation Of February 23 Presidential Election

  The Hope Democratic Party (HDP) one of the parties that participated in the election conducted by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that the February 23 poll is unknown to law and should be invalidated by the tribunal. The party told the presidential election petitions tribunal that the poll, which produced President Muhammadu … Continue reading ICYMI: HDP Seeks Cancellation Of February 23 Presidential Election Source: Channels TV

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Ministerial appointment: Tinubu under attack for allegedly standing against Buhari’s nomination of Ambode

The Save Lagos Group (SLG) has called on the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to stop playing God over rumoured plan to appoint the immediate past Governor of the State, Akinwunmi Ambode into the yet-to-be-constituted cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group said it was reacting to a […]

Ministerial appointment: Tinubu under attack for allegedly standing against Buhari’s nomination of Ambode

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How I dismantled godfatherism in Kogi politics – Senator Isaac Alfa

The immediate past Senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Isaac Mohammed Alfa, has explained that his short stay in the Nigerian Senate was the resolve of the people’s mandate that voted him in 2015. Speaking with DAILY POST in Abuja, the former lawmaker noted that the electorate were satisfied despite the fact that he recovered […]

How I dismantled godfatherism in Kogi politics – Senator Isaac Alfa

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Donald Trump officially announces 2020 presidential re-election bid [PHOTOS]

United States President, Donald Trump, has officially declared for re-election bid in 2020. Trump made the announcement on Tuesday, at a political rally in Orlando, Florida. Trump declared that the 2020 election will be a “verdict on the un-American conduct of those who tried to undermine our great democracy, undermine you.” He announced that his […]

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Ekiti PDP berates Fayemi over alleged funds for self, wife

Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has berated Governor Kayode Fayemi over alleged bogus approval of some funds for himself and wife, Erelu Bisi. The PDP alleged that the governor’s intention is to milk the state dry not minding the poor resources and allocation accruing to it. In a statement, yesterday, […]

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Cabinet: Buhari’s choice of ministers’ll make or break him -Magaji

Noah Ebije, Kaduna Dr. Mohammed Bello Magaji is a senior lawyer, a retired military officer, as well as a University lecturer. He is the former chairman of Kaduna State chapter of Labour Party (LP). He is currently on sabbatical to Uganda where he lectures law at the University of Uganda, Kampala. In this interview, Magaji who […]

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Kaduna Guber: PDP’ll reclaim its mandate -Sarki

Noah Ebije, Kaduna Deputy Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship campaign of Kaduna State, Danjuma Sarki has said that the party will reclaim its mandate at the tribunal.    How much support did your party enjoy during the last governorship election? Obviously, the support for our party and its candidates in the last […]

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8th Assembly Reps and their unfinished business

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja At the inception of the eight Assembly in June 2015, the House of Representatives set very lofty goals for itself. The House leadership had stated that as part of its legislative agenda, it would enact laws that would address challenges in key areas of the polity like electoral reforms, boosting security, oil sector reforms and addressing the […]

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Litigations and technicalities: The politics, intrigues

Romanus Okoye After every election in Nigeria, the popular axiom from both the politicians and the electoral umpire is that “go to court if you’re not satisfied with the outcome.” While most litigants who approach the court eventually get respite, many have lost their cases to mere technicalities and intrigues. Only recently, in a unanimous […]

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PDP sponsoring political character assassins against Uzodinma –Imo APC

Leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Imo State has accused leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state of sponsoring a non-existent group of Imo APC professionals and stakeholders, who they described as political character assassins.  They alleged that the group assassinated the political image of the governorship candidate of the […]

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3 APGA lawmakers defect to PDP

George Onyejiuwa and Vivian Onyebukwa Three more lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo State have defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The APGA lawmakers, who defected to the PDP are Chyna Iwuanyanwu (Nwangele state constituency),  Chidi Ogbunikpa (Okigwe state constituency) and Onyemaechi Njoku (Ihitte Uboma state […]

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