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Too Late To Withdraw From Presidential Race, INEC Tells Oby Ezekwesili’s

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is too late for any candidate to withdraw from contesting any position in the upcoming elections. INEC said this in reaction to Oby Ezekwesili stepping down as presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN). Ezekwesili announced her withdrawal on Thursday, saying she wanted…

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Christian Nwosu, Ex-INEC Staff Convicted Over Diezani’s Bribe

Christian Nwosu, an ex-Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been sentenced for accepting bribe allegedly offered by former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, to compromise the 2015 elections. The Federal High Court in Lagos today convicted Nwosu after he was found guilty of benefiting from a sum of $115.01 million Alison-Madueke gave.…

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Onnoghen: What EFCC Did To Me When I First Exposed CJN’s ‘Secret’ Funds – Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has revealed what the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said when he first exposed Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), as possessing accounts containing unexplained funds. According to him, the EFCC shut him down for making such allegations. Sowore revealed this…

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Presidency Reveals Why Ezekwesili ‘Chickened Out’ Of Presidential Race

The Presidency has claimed that the candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, withdrew from the presidential race because of the massive support for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 elections. We had earlier reported that the ACPN candidate pulled out of the 2019 presidential race 23 days to the 2019 elections. In a statement…

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Just In: Appeal Court Sacks Gana, Declares Duke SDP Presidential Candidate

Moments ago, the Court of Appeal in Abuja declared former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke as the authentic presidential flag-bearer of the Social Democratic Party, SDP. The appellate court, in a unanimous judgement by a three-man panel of Justices, vacated a judgement of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, which had on…

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INEC Discloses Number Of Ad Hoc Staff Recruited For 2019 Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has concluded the identification and recruitment of 814,453 ad hoc staff for the forthcoming general election. According to the commission who told the National Council of State, arrangement for the timely receipt and speedy distribution of sensitive materials had also been made. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, stated…

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Nollywood Actress Bukky Wright Converts To Christianity, Attends Oyedepo’s Church

Nollywood Actress, Bukky Wright is reportedly back to her former belief years after she dumped Christianity to worship in the muslim society. According to her biography, the light-skinned actress, who is divorced from her first marriage, married another journalist, divorced him and allegedly divorced again from her current husband, is now based in Huston Texas, with her…

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