Category Archives: Breaking

Atiku Applies For Appeal Court Order To Inspect INEC Register, Other Documents

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, has filed an ex-parte motion at the court of Appeal in Abuja, seeking various orders of the court to allow him to access all documents used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of the February 23, Presidential elections. The ex-parte…

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Court Nullified Kano PDP Candidate, Abba Yusuf Of Gubernatorial Ticket

A federal high court in Kano state has nullified the candidature of Abba Yusuf, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kano state. The court presided by Leis Allagoa nullified the primary election that led to emergence of Yusuf. The judge ruled that the PDP did not conduct governorship primary election in Kano. Bashir Yusuf,…

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Election Violence: Two Police Officers Were Killed, 323 Suspects Arrested – IGP

The acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammad Adamu, has confirmed the death of two police officers as a result of violence in parts of the country during the Presidential and National Assembly elections. He disclosed this on Monday during a meeting with top police officers at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s capital.…

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Akpabio Speaks On ‘APC Making Him Senate President’

Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has addressed reports on the leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, making him the next Senate president Akpabio, speaking on Channels TV on Sunday, said he has no plan with the APC leadership on being the next Senate President. He however insisted that he did not lose Saturday’s election,…

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I Have Sacked Oshiomhole As APC Chairman – Okorocha Declares

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has declared that he has sacked the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for “anti-party activities”. The National Working Committee of the APC, on Friday had suspended Okorocha, along with Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State; the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru; and the…

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Unemployment And Poverty Are Forcing Nigerians To Turn To Oil Theft – Aljazeera

A short documentary of young Nigerians indulging themselves into oil theft because of poverty and unemployment was shared on twitter by Aljazeera. They wrote: “Unemployment and poverty are forcing many young Nigerians to turn to oil theft – though they say it’s rightfully theirs.” For more on News, follow us on Instagram & Twitter @OnoBello |…

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Alao-Akala Steps Down, Endorses APC’s Adelabu

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has dropped his bid to succeed Abiola Ajimobi as the governor of the southwest state. The former governor of Oyo state also endorsed the governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Adelabu. “The Alao-Akala Campaign of the Action…

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PDP, Atiku Worry Over Alleged Plot To Arrest Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described as worrisome and alarming revelation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is plotting to arrest him on trumped up charges and detain him indefinitely. The party said that the revelation, coming from a Nigerian of Chief Obasanjo’s status, is terrifying “as…

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