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APC gov’ship aspirants raise alarm over political violence ahead of primary election

Governorship aspirants under the platform of the All Progressive Congress in Ondo state, have raised the alarm over political violence in the state ahead of next months governorship primary election of the party. The party’s primary election has been slated for next month and no fewer than 20 aspirants have declared their governorship ambitions in the ruling All Progressive Congress and the People’s Democratic Party in the state. They said […]

today03/01/2024 1

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Edo PDP parallel government primary is won by Shaibu.

The Edo State Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday held a parallel governorship primary that produced the state deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, as the candidate for the September 21 election. While some delegates were being accredited at Edo Hotel Marquee to proceed to the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium venue of the primary election, another set of delegates met in a facility in Commercial Avenue where they announced Shaibu as the candidate of […]

today02/22/2024 1

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32-year-old monarch’s son wins Taraba House of Representatives supplemental election

Sadiq Tafida of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has emerged as the member-elect for the Jalingo/Yorro/Zing federal constituency in Taraba State. Tafida who scored a total of 19,681 votes garnered from the rerun and supplementary polls held on Wednesday, was the son of the Emir of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Njiddah Tafida. Announcing the results on Thursday, the returning officer, a lecturer at the University of Wukari, Olarenwaju Oladipo, said the […]

today02/16/2024 1

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According to Research Group, Nigeria has the lowest voter turnout among the top 20 African nations.

The Election Evidence Nigeria Project (EEP), an initiative of independent researchers working on Nigerian elections, has provided major reasons for voter apathy in the country. During a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday, a member of the initiative, Suleiman Suleiman provided an analysis of the elections, acknowledging issues but affirming their overall credibility. The researchers claim Nigeria ought to be concerned over the worsening voter apathy in the country, noting […]

today01/16/2024 3

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Group advice Atiku not to contest 2027 Presidential Election

The Concerned PDP League, CPDPL, a pressure group within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on Atiku Abubakar, the party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 presidential election, not to contest again in 2027. The group made the call in a communiqué signed on Sunday and released in Abuja by its National Secretary, Tasiu Muhammed and acting National Director of Publicity and Strategic Communication, Gbenga Adedamola. CPDPL also asked the […]

today01/15/2024 6

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Abia adolescents’ lack of interest in joining the police is lamented by PSC National Commissioner Nnamani.

The National Commissioner representing the South East in the Police Service Commission, Onyemauche Nnamani, has lamented low applications for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force by Abia’s youths. Nnamani, who was in Abia to supervise the ongoing police recruitment exercise in the State, stated this during his working visit to Governor Alex Otti. He observed that only about 2,000 persons from the State applied for police recruitment when compared to […]

today01/13/2024 2

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I’m prepared to head a coalition against Tinubu and the APC in 2027 – Atiku

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 Election, Atiku Abubakar, has indicated his willingness to lead a coalition of opposition parties to oust the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), come 2027. Atiku made the revelation in a congratulatory message to governors of the PDP whose elections were upheld by the Supreme Court on Friday. Describing the decision of the court as good news for the people […]

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Supreme Court upholds Sanwo-Olu’s legitimacy as governor of Lagos

Supreme Court has today, affirmed the election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, The Apex Court, in a unanimous decision by a five-member panel led by Justice Inyang Okoro, dismissed as lacking merit, two separate appeals that challenged his return as winner of the governorship election held in the state on March 18. The appeals were brought before the Court by candidates of the Labour Party, Honourable Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, […]

today01/12/2024 1

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Tension in Kano today as the S’Court determines Yusuf’s fate

In Kano, security agencies have pledged to prevent a collapse of law and order as tensions rise ahead of the Supreme Court's final ruling in today's Kano State gubernatorial election. Abba Yusuf, the governor of Kano State and the New Nigeria People's Party candidate, is attempting to reverse the Court of Appeal's and the Election Petition Tribunal's rulings, which he claims invalidated his win in the governorship race on March […]

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