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  • Dave Umahi

    BREAKING: Court sacks Ebonyi governor Umahi, deputy for dumping PDP for APC

    A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has sacked Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi and his deputy Dr Eric Kelechi Igwe for defecting from the People’s Democratic Party PDP to the All Progressives Congress APC. In his ruling on Tuesday, Justice Inyang Ekwo, said the mandate Umahi and his deputy got when they won the March 9, 2019 governorship election…

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  • Ahmed Lawan

    Judicial ruling won’t stop Electoral Act amendment, says Lawan

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the ruling by the Federal High Court in Abuja, won’t stop the National Assembly from amending the Electoral Act. The court in a ruling delivered on Monday by Justice Inyang Ekwo, on an ex-parte application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), barred President Muhammadu Buhari, the Attorney General of the Federation…

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  • Asiwaju Tinubu

    Tinubu seeks to meet with NASS lawmakers on March 16

    All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has written to the members of the party caucus in the House of Representatives requesting a meeting with them on March 16, 2022. In a letter he personally signed and addressed to the party caucus in the lower chamber, Asiwaju noted that the national assembly members are aware he is running to…

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  • PDP

    Osun PDP to hold parallel governorship primaries despite NWC intervention

    Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State is set to hold two parallel primary elections for the July 16 governorship election in the state, Western Post reports. Our correspondent gathered that all efforts to reach an agreement between the two factions led by Soji Adagunodo (with Wale Ojo as state chairman) and Sunday Bisi respectively, proved…

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    Ogun SSG, 4 commissioners, 2 SAs, 28 others resign to contest in 2023

    By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, Chief of Staff to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Shuaibu Afolabi Salisu, Special Adviser on Political Matters, Samson Egbetokun and 32 other political appointees have resigned to seek elective position in 2023. Some of the other appointees who have resigned, according to sources, are Tunji Akinosi, Commissioner for Forestry;…

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    Two more aspirants step down from Osun PDP governorship primary election

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Less than 24 hours to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Osun State, two of the aspirants, Mr. Dele Adeleke and Alhaji Fatai Akinbade have also withdrawn from the race. Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi had earlier withdrawn from the contest, accusing PDP leaders of working for the emergence of a particular aspirant. Some of…

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  • Senator Ademola Adeleke

    Osun guber primaries: Ogunbiyi accuses PDP national secretariat of working for Adeleke

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Akin Ogunbiyi has accused the national secretariat of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, of working for Senator Ademola Adeleke in Tuesday’s governorship primary in the state. Ogunbiyi said this while fielding questions from journalists in Osogbo on Monday. The insurance guru had earlier announced his withdrawal from the primary election, accusing the National Working Committee of…

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    Ogunbiyi withdraws from Osun PDP governorship primary

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo One of the aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi has reportedly withdrawn from the governorship primary election slated for Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Details later…

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    Osun govt raises alarm over plot to use APC insignia to cause crisis during PDP primary

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Osun State Government, on Monday, raised the alarm over plot by some persons to use the All Progressives Congress (APC) insignia to cause crisis at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election scheduled to hold on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in the state. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Ismail Omipidan, who raised…

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  • Abubakar Bello

    VIDEOS: Niger Governor Abubakar Bello takes over APC secretariat as national chairman

    Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello on Monday took over the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Secretariat as the Caretaker Committee Chairman to midwife the party’s convention scheduled for March 26 after Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni was reportedly sacked.

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