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INEC complies with Supreme Court verdict, declares PDP winner of Zamfara polls

INEC complies with Supreme Court verdict, declares PDP winner of Zamfara polls

Politics May 25, 2019 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Saturday complied with the Supreme Court’s verdict on Zamfara State by declaring candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winners of general elections in Zamfara State.
In an unprecedented judicial pronouncement on Friday, Nigeria’s Supreme

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Senate: Court orders INEC not to issue certificate of returns to Gov. Okorocha

Senate: Court orders INEC not to issue certificate of returns to Gov. Okorocha

Politics May 25, 2019 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

The battle to stop the Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha from going to the Senate took another dimension on Saturday as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was ordered not to issue a Certificate of Return to him as a senator-elect for Imo West.
The order was made by a High

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I wish I Had Been In Politics 20 Years Ago, Says Ajimobi

I wish I Had Been In Politics 20 Years Ago, Says Ajimobi

Politics May 25, 2019 at 9:50 am 0 comments

Abiola Ajimobi, the outgoing Governor of Oyo State, has said he wish he had been in politics 20 years ago
The lame duck governor said this on Friday while addressing state house correspondents in Abuja.
He said he regrets spending 8 years in office because the impatience of the people

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Fayemi duly won Ekiti governorship poll, Supreme Court rules

Fayemi duly won Ekiti governorship poll, Supreme Court rules

Politics May 24, 2019 at 9:01 pm 0 comments

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, as the apex court dismissed the appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last governorship election in Ekiti, Kolapo Olusola Eleka.
The Court of Appeal, had upheld the decision

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Ekiti Gov., Fayemi elected Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum

Ekiti Gov., Fayemi elected Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum

Politics May 23, 2019 at 8:45 am 0 comments

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has been elected Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF.
Fayemi was chosen by a consensus after he was nominated by Nasir el-Rufai, with Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta state, seconding his nomination.
Abdulaziz Yari, the immediate past chairman, announced this on Wednesday evening.
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APPOINTMENTS: Buhari favoured South more than North – Records

APPOINTMENTS: Buhari favoured South more than North – Records

Politics May 23, 2019 at 7:52 am 0 comments

If the contents of classified records were anything to go by, the perception that President Muhammadu Buhari’s political appointments have unduly favoured the Northern part of the country is not supported by facts.
The classified documents, which contain all high profile political appointment made since Buhari came to power in

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